Quantum mechanics is at the heart of our technology and economy - the laser and the transistor are quantum devices - but its full potential is far from being realized. Recent technological advances in optics, nanoscience and engineering allow experimentalists to create artificial structures or put microscopic and mesoscopic systems under new manipulable conditions in which quantum phenomena play a fundamental role.

Quantum technologies exploit these effects with practical purposes. The objective of Quantum Science is to discover, study, and control quantum efects at a fundamental level. These are two sides of a virtuous circle: new technologies lead to the discovery and study of new phenomena that will lead to new technologies.

Our aim is  to control and understand quantum phenomena in a multidisciplinary intersection of  Quantum Information, Quantum optics and cold atoms, Quantum Control, Spintronics, Quantum metrology, Atom interferometry, Superconducting qubits and Circuit QED and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics.

QUINST is funded in part as a “Grupo Consolidado” from a Basque Government Grant (J. G. Muga is the current PI), and functions as a network of groups with their own funding, structure, and specific goals.  



Latest events

International Workshop on Quantum Correlations and Entanglement 2014 (Workshop)

When and where



 QUINST International Workshop

   September 24, 2014, UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Campus Leio, Sala de Reuniones 7 (Facultad de C & T)

Organizers:    Géza Tóth, Jens Siewert

Invited participants:

Christopher Eltschka (Regensburg)

Marcus Huber (Barcelona)

Tobias Moroder (Siegen, to be confirmed)

Tamás Vértesi (Debrecen)