Current QNP Projects and Funding

ERC Advanced Grant PROBIOTIQUS (No. 320694)

PROBIOTIQUS aims at Processing biomolecular targets for interferometric quantum experiments

We develop new source, detector and quantum control methods for the exploration

of quantum coherence physics at the interface to the life sciences and for quantum interference enhanced physical chemistry of biomolecules.


Scientific Partners

CAVICOOL: Cavity Cooling of Dielectric Nanoparticles (No. P 27297)

CAVICOOL was granted by the FWF on October 6th 2014 and will allow the exploration of cavity cooling of silicon nanoparticles in interaction with light in high-finesse cavities throughout the coming three years.

Project Partner: Michael Trupke, TU Vienna


Partners, not funded through this project

  • Dr. Alon Kosloff, Tel Aviv University
  • Prof. Fernando Patolsky, Tel Aviv University
  • Prof. Ori Cheshnovsky, Tel Aviv University


DK Complex Quantum Systems (No. W1210-3)

The Vienna Doctoral Program on Complex Quantum Systems (CoQuS) selects students from an international pool of applicants, based on their academic excellence, scientific success and ambition. The programme is supported by the Austrian Science Funds FWF, the University of Vienna and the Vienna University of Technology.

Speaker: Markus Aspelmeyer (Uni Vienna) (2016-2019)

Vice Speaker: Markus Arndt (Uni Vienna), since 2013 - 2016 (Speaker from 2007-2013)

Vice-Speaker: Jörg Schmiedmayer (TU Vienna) since 2007 -  2013