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Michael Zopf erhält Quantum Future Award 2020

Michael Zopf receives Quantum Future Award 2020

Dr. Michael Zopf

Doctoral thesis on quantum technologies receives award

Dr. Michael Zopf from the Institute of Solid State Physics, AG Prof Fei Ding, won 1st place of the Quantum Future Award 2020 for his doctoral thesis  „Semiconductor-generated entangled photons for hybrid quantum networks“.

Since 2018, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research has been awarding the Quantum Future Award to outstanding Master's and doctoral theses that deal with applied quantum technologies. This year, the final of the award took place publicly during the Berlin Science Week. Ten finalists present their work to a high-ranking jury with representatives from politics, industry and science. The winners of the 2020 prize were announced immediately afterwards.

The presentation of the Quantum Future Award 2020 can be seen on Youtube:

The lecture by Michael Zopf is scheduled for  0:24:00 and awarding of prizes at 1:05:00.