Qnami ProteusQ installed at Queen's University Belfast

Qnami ProteusQ installed at Queen’s University Belfast

Howzat! the fifth Qnami ProteusQ I N S T A L L E D and the first in the UK!

Its new cozy home is the lab led by Dr. Amit Kumar in the Center for Nanostructured Media (CNM) at Queen’s University Belfast.

Being a center of excellence in the field of materials science at the nanoscale, the CNM is at the forefront of Physics research not only in the United Kingdom, but worldwide.

The research carried out in Kumar’s lab focuses on functional materials such as ferroics. The latters have attracted a lot of attention lately due to their strong potential for applications in memory, energy harvesting/storage, spintronics, and other multifunctional devices.

Qnami ProteusQ will enable the team to unveil magnetic properties of ferroelectric materials to push the frontiers of novel devices. Thanks to its extremely high spatial resolution and magnetic sensitivity, ProteusQ will unlock the possibility to characterize the domain walls in ferroic materials that often have unique functional properties.

Marcelo Gonzalez (Quantum Engineer at Qnami), had a blast during the installation of the system. He reported: “I was very excited about this installation at Queen’s University Belfast, the first Scanning NV Microscope in the United Kingdom! It was amazing to listen to new ideas of how and where our technology could be used.”

Qnami ProteusQ – The scanning NV magnetometer to investigate magnetic materials at the nanoscale

About ProteusQ

Qnami ProteusQ is a complete quantum microscope system. It is the first scanning NV (nitrogen-vacancy) microscope for the analysis of magnetic materials at the atomic scale. The Qnami ProteusQ system comes with state-of-the-art electronics and software. Its flexible design allows for future adjustments and scaling, expansion and capability upgrades. The proprietary Qnami ProteusQ quantum technology provides high precision images for you to see directly the most subtle properties of your samples and the effect of microscopic changes in your design or fabrication process. 

Are you interested in the Qnami ProteusQ  microscope for your own lab?  Do you have questions about applications for your own research?  Contact our Technical Sales Manager, Joerg Lenz (joerg.lenz@qnami.ch). 

About Qnami

Qnami is a VC-backed high-tech company with its roots at the Physics Department of the University of Basel in Switzerland. It develops fundamental new technology using quantum mechanics. The control of the state of a single electron enables measurement with a precision that could never be achieved before. The technique is called quantum sensing and Qnami is enthusiastically developing it to improve people’s lives and the world. Extensive academic research and deep knowledge build the ground for all that Qnami does. With this technology, Qnami is redefining the common understanding of precision. Qnami offers an open team culture of mutual respect and intercultural understanding which is both business and scientific minded. Qnami attracts young, multicultural,  open  and skilled team members, who have a deep passion for the work. www.qnami.ch 

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