The first dedicated Workshop on Physics, Technologies & Applications of Diamond Photonics

It will take place on EPFL campus in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the shore of Lake Geneva, from May 19 to 22, 2019.

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Abstract Submission — Extended Deadline — March 8th, 2019

Registration open


Topical Sessions

  • Quantum Information Processing  ………….. (keynote by Ronald Hanson)
  • Sensing  …………………………………………….. (keynote by Patrick Maletinsky)
  • Integrated photonics  …………………………..  (keynote by Dirk Englund)
  • Nanostructures  ……………………………….  (keynote by Paul Barclay)
  • Color centers  ……………………………………. (keynote by Nathalie de Leon)

Keynote and Invited Speakers (confirmed)


Main Sponsor:

In its Swiss-based labs, LakeDiamond grows ultra pure diamonds and transforms them for high-tech applications.


Poster prizes sponsored by


Swissphotonics is the National Thematic Network (NTN) for Photonics. It is the declared goal of Swissphotonics to improve the competitiveness of its members through the support of innovation forces.


Sponsors and exhibitors:


attocube systems is the partner of choice for research laboratories and OEM customers all over the world. The company is expert in cryogenics, sensors, microscopy and nano-positioners.

DD Technologies has many years of experience and is a unique company in the field of diamond technology. It offers more than 50 years of experience in high tech applications with diamond. They are able to shape diamonds like you have never seen before.

The QZabre is a unique scanning probe that enables researchers to perform NV magnetometry experiments without going through the difficulties of probe assembly and tip fabrication. QZabre is a spin-off from Prof. Degen’s group at ETHZ.

LOT Quantum Design is a leading European distributor of high-quality scientific instruments and components. They offer components and systems used in materials science, imaging, spectroscopy, photonics, nanotechnology and life science research.  They were founded over 45 years ago and employ more than 140 dedicated staff across Europe.

Hübner Photonics not only makes game-changing lasers and light sources, but also rethinks all kinds of other wave technologies including terahertz imaging as well as high-frequency emission and radar.

Delaware Diamond Knives prides itself on the ability to build the diamond part you need. Diamond is the toughest material on earth and DDK has been challenged to produce tools made for the toughest jobs. DDK growth single-crystal CVD diamond films.

Qnami develops and commercializes innovative solutions for sensing and imaging applications using synthetic diamond and quantum technologies. Whether your are a private individual or a large company, don’t hesitate to reach out to Qnami. The team will be happy to discuss with you and look into your application.

Zurich Instruments is a manufacturer of test & measurement equipment for advanced research & development applications. The instruments use LabOne® control software that sets a benchmark for efficient instrumentation control and a good user experience. This progressive approach reduces the complexity of laboratory setups, removes sources of problems and supports new measurement strategies that accelerate the progress of research. Zurich Instruments’ portfolio comprises lock-in amplifiers, arbitrary waveform generators, impedance analyzers, quantum computing control systems, phase-locked loops and boxcar averagers.

Since 1916, OSA has been the world’s leading champion for optics and photonics, uniting and educating scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders worldwide to foster and promote technical and professional development.


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