More Grant success for CTAMOP

Last updated May 30, 2017 by Andrew Brown

CTAMOP’s Quantum Technology group (QTeQ) has been awarded a major research grant to help developing the new generation of non-classical states for photonics quantum technologies and applications.

Mauro Paternostro will lead the Northern Irish efforts of the project “QuNaNet”. The work, which is funded by the DfE-SFI Investigators programme, brings together QTeQ, the group led by Dr. Emanuele Pelucchi at the Tyndall National Institute (Cork, RoI), and the group of Dr. Myriam Arredondo at Queen’s Centre for Nanostrucured Materials.

The goal is to characterise novel solid-state sources of quantum correlated light and design new protocols for the exploitation of such correlations for quantum communication tasks.

The grant, which will provide more than £800,000 to the Queen’s team to develop their part of the work programme, will last until 2022 and will bring one postdoctoral researcher and a PhD student to CTAMOP.


We are a Research Cluster of the School of Mathematics and Physics at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. Our research interests are focused primarily on computational and theoretical physics.

Old Physics Building

The Old Physics Building,
where CTAMOP is situated.