Former center leader Eugene Polzik receives ERC grant to develop application of his basic research

Eugene Polzik, professor and leader of Center for Quantum Optics, Quantop at the Niels Bohr Institute receives an ERC grant of 150,000 Euro for the project ’Quantum Optical Magnetometer for Medical Applications’.

During the years 2001-2010 Eugene Polzik held a 80 MDKK grant from the Danish National Research Foundation for Center for Quantum Optics.

His latest ERC grant is a Proof of Concept supplement grant to the large ERC Advanced Grant of 18 MDKK, which Eugene Polzik was awarded in October 2011.

Read more via the Niels Bohr Institutet (in Danish)

The supplement grant will be used to develop measuring equipment for medical examinations.