Spring Highland School of Mesoscopic Physics: Towards quantum technologies

4th - 6th April 2018, Třešť, Czech Republic


The goal of the school is to give an overview of advanced optical trapping techniques and light related phenomena on its mission to prepare micro-objects to the quantum world. The goal is to bring together young scientists with strong experimental and/or theoretical background and create open atmosphere for sharing ideas and knowledge.

Invited Speakers:

  • Yoshihiko Arita, University of St Andrews, UK
  • Alexander Shalin, The International Research Center for Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, Russia
  • Shangran Xie, Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
  • René Reimann, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • Pau Mestres, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Stefan Kuhn, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Vijay Jain, Yale University, USA
  • Artem Ryabov, Charles University, Czech Republic
  • Jon Ander Arregi Uribeetxebarria, Central European Institute of Technology, Czech Republic
  • Miroslav Kolíbal, Central European Institute of Technology, Czech Republic
  • Tomáš Tyc, Masaryk University, Czech Republic



Local Organizer:

Oto Brzobohatý, Institute of Scientific Instruments CAS, Czech Republic


Castle Hotel Trest
Dr. Richtra 234
589 01 Třešť

GPS 49°17'41"N, 15°29'14.05"E