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CNTR Fact Sheet on Quantum Technology

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First open access publication in the new series is online

The first CNTR Fact Sheet by Lena Bühring (CNTR/PRIF) and Prof. Dr. Markus Gräfe (TU Darmstadt) provides an overview of the four pillars of quantum technology: Computing, communications, sensor technology, and imaging. The German-language publication also highlights various applications with a focus on security relevance and takes a look at the development of quantum technology over time.

The Fact Sheet on quantum technology kicks of CNTR's Fact Sheet series. The Fact Sheets are published on a regular basis to make the project's research findings available to a wider audience and to counteract disinformation. These short-format publications provide facts and figures as well as short explanations on CNTR’s research topics. CNTR Fact Sheets are available as open-access publications on our website.

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About the authors:

Lena Bühring is a research assistant at CNTR. Her research interests lie in interdisciplinary perspectives on the future of arms control.

Prof. Dr. Markus Gräfe is a professor in the field of experimental solid-state quantum optics at the Institute of Applied Physics at TU Darmstadt, where he is researching new tools for cancer diagnostics in the "QUANCER" project using quantum optics.

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