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Extended Deadline: Apply Now for Swabian Summer School 2024!

Extended Deadline: Apply Now for Swabian Summer School 2024!

Great news! The application deadline for the Swabian Summer School 2024 has been extended to June 14, 2024. Don’t miss your chance to join this 3-day workshop designed for final-year Master’s and Ph.D. students to advance their skills in photonic and quantum measurements using our Time Taggers with picosecond precision. Apply now!

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Applications are now open for the Swabian Summer School!

Applications are now open for the Swabian Summer School!

We are thrilled to announce the first edition of the Swabian Summer School! This 3-day intensive workshop is tailored for Masters in their final year and Ph.D. students eager to level up their theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in advanced photonic and quantum measurements using our Time Taggers with picosecond precision. Don’t miss the application deadline 31.05.2024.

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Swabian Instruments congratulates IQST — Center for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology with the 10th-anniversary celebration!

Swabian Instruments congratulates IQST — Center for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology with the 10th-anniversary celebration!

The 13th of February was marked by an exciting celebration uniting scientists and businesspeople from all over the world who are passionate about quantum technology. Engaging with the dynamic quantum community and exchanging insights and ideas with such a distinguished group of professionals was a true pleasure.

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Swabian Instruments sets the stage for academic excellence with a single photon random sampling setup for students

Swabian Instruments sets the stage for academic excellence with a single photon random sampling setup for students

Swabian Instruments went into partnership with Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) by supporting its educational initiative of creating a setup enabling students to perform Single Photon Random Sampling Experiments.

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Swabian Instruments meets city leaders

Swabian Instruments meets city leaders

Last week, our team met with the Mayor of Stuttgart, Dr. Nopper, and former Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg Mr. Oettinger, at the Center for Applied Quantum Technology (ZAQ) in Stuttgart.

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Control your Time Tagger remotely with Python

Control your Time Tagger remotely with Python

Are you looking for a way to control your Time Tagger remotely? Learn how you can do it with Python and Pyro5 library. Enjoy the freedom of the open source and checkout the Python code from GitHub or download ready-to-use package. We have also prepared a detailed tutorial and code example for you to start faster.

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Measuring the timing accuracy and jitter of 1PPS signals in White Rabbit applications

Measuring the timing accuracy and jitter of 1PPS signals in White Rabbit applications

The transmission of accurate timing information is essential today - not only in science but also in industry and finance.

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Record-breaking timing resolution with room-temperature single-photon detectors

Record-breaking timing resolution with room-temperature single-photon detectors

Swabian Instruments, together with Université de Sherbrooke demonstrated a record-breaking low timing jitter with room-temperature SPAD reaching 12.5 ps FWHM.

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Swabian Instruments settled down in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

Swabian Instruments settled down in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

The time of our charming “start-up garage” at the University of Stuttgart has come to an end. On July 1st, the team moved to our new home in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen.

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Fraunhofer – Innovative Approach to Remote Hydrogen Detection

Fraunhofer – Innovative Approach to Remote Hydrogen Detection

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics, have developed an Innovative Approach to Remote Hydrogen Detection. We are excited to see how technology from Swabian Instruments is helping the community to develop efficient solutions for safe nuclear waste monitoring.

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Swabian Instruments is a finalist of the German Entrepreneur Award

Swabian Instruments is a finalist of the German Entrepreneur Award

On July 3rd, the prestigious jury of the “Deutscher Gründerpreis” has selected Germany’s most outstanding entrepreneurs in 2019. The renowned experts from the partner companies Porsche, Stern, ZDF and the Sparkasse have selected Swabian Instruments among the Top 3 finalists in the category Start-Up out of more than 600 prominent nominees. The jury was impressed by the “outstanding scientific …

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Detection of multiple photons with silicon photomultipliers and Time Tagger Ultra

Detection of multiple photons with silicon photomultipliers and Time Tagger Ultra

Silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) have numerous applications in high precision single-photon timing measurements, including LIDAR, biophotonics, and Positron-Emission-Tomography. Their ability to detect the photon number of scintillation events is a key feature to achieve high fidelity signals with very low noise levels. The extraction of the photon number from the detector output pulse is …

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Record-breaking timing resolution with single photons

Record-breaking timing resolution with single photons

Time-correlated single-photon counting (TCSPC) is a measurement technique based on the detection of single photons and the measurement of their arrival time with high time resolution. Swabian Instruments together with Single Quantum demonstrated a commercially available TCSPC setup with a record-breaking low timing jitter. This measured correlation of a full two-photon coincidence with two …

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Swabian Instruments was successful at the Innovation Award 2018

Swabian Instruments was successful at the Innovation Award 2018

In November, the state of Baden-Württemberg awarded the Innovation Prize 2018 to small and medium-sized businesses from industry, crafts and technological services. The companies were honored for their outstanding developments and applications of new technologies. Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labor and Housing celebrated the companies’ achievements with …

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Single-photon random sampling enables easy and precise measurements of optical signals – up to the THz regime

Single-photon random sampling enables easy and precise measurements of optical signals – up to the THz regime

Single-photon counting has found broad applications within quantum technologies, such as quantum sensing, quantum information, and quantum communication. Recently it was proposed that low jitter single-photon detectors could be used to realize optical random sampling scopes with a bandwidth well beyond 100 GHz, a range not accessible with existing measurement instrumentation. This technique is …

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Single-photon sources: Sparrow Quantum and Montana Instruments

Single-photon sources: Sparrow Quantum and Montana Instruments

On the verge of quantum technologies arising, precise time-correlated photon counting is one of the key components to analyze quantum devices. The data acquisition and evaluation for the application presented below is a good example to show the benefit of Swabian Instrument’s Time Tagger for analyzing single photons signals detected by APDs. Sparrow Quantum and Montana Instruments demonstrate with …

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Swabian Instruments meets Enthought Python

Swabian Instruments meets Enthought Python

Scientists at the 3. Physics Institute. of Prof. Wrachtrup at the University Stuttgart used Swabian Instrument’s Time Tagger 20 with Enthought’s Python libraries to develop feature-rich experiment control in no time. The team at the 3. Physics Institute is working on the next generation of quantum computers and quantum sensing applications using individually addressable molecular …

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