EFTF 2018: Call for papers

April 9th to 12th, 2018 at conference centre of the Museo dell’Automobile in Torino (Italy).

The European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) is an international conference and exhibition, providing information on recent advances and trends of scientific research and industrial development in the fields of Frequency and Time.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of recent and original work of interest to the frequency control communities in the following topics:

  • Group 1: Materials, Resonators & Resonator Circuits
  • Group 2: Oscillators, Synthesizers, Noise, & Circuit Techniques
  • Group 3: Microwave Frequency Standards & Applications
  • Group 4: Sensors & Transducers
  • Group 5: Timekeeping, Time and Frequency Transfer, GNSS Applications
  • Group 6:  Optical Frequency Standards and Applications

Abstracts will be collected through a web-based submission tool.

Abstract Submission deadline: December 22nd, 2017

=> Details on abstract submission and conference information.

21st of December (2017) – Thesis defense of Mehdi Langlois

Mehdi Langlois will defend his thesis on 21st of December at 15:00 on the subject “Design and realisation of a cold atom gravity gradiometer”, realized in SYRTE under the direction of Franck Pereira dos Santos and the supervision of Sébastien Merlet.

The defense will take place in the amphitheater of the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris (IAP), in front of a jury composed of Christophe Daussy, Laurence Pruvost, Saïda Guellati-Khélifa, Philippe Bouyer and Bruno Desruelle. The entrance will be at 77 avenue Denfer-Rochereau, 75014 Paris.

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24th of November 2017 (Paris) – PhD defense of Denis Savoie

Denis Savoie will defend his thesis on 24th November 2017 at 2 pm on the subject “Continuous and interleaved operation of a cold atom gyroscope and improvement of its stability”, realized at SYRTE laboratory under the direction of Arnaud Landragin and co-supervised by Remi Geiger.

The defense will take place in the main amphitheater of the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris.

21st of November 2017 (Paris) – PhD defense of Romain Bouchand

Romain Bouchand will defend his thesis on 21st November 2017 at 4 pm on the subject “Optical frequency comb-based ultralow phase noise photonic microwave generation”, realized at SYRTE laboratory under the direction of Yann Lecoq.

The defense will take place in the main amphitheater of the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris.

The defense will be in english.

10th of November 2017 (Paris) – PhD defense of Slawomir Bilicki

Slawomir Bilicki will defend his thesis on 10th November 2017 at 2 pm on the subject “Strontium optical lattice clocks: clock comparisons for timescales and fundamental physics applications”, realized at SYRTE laboratory under direction of Sébastien Bize and supervised by Jérôme Lodewyck.

The defense will take place in the main amphitheater of the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris.

The defense will be in english.

26th of October 2017 (Paris) – PhD defense of Hélène FLEURBAEY

Hélène Fleurbay will defend her thesis on 26th october 2017 in the Durand amphitheater at UPMC (Paris) at 2 pm on the subject “Frequency metrology of the 1S-3S transition of hydrogen: contribution to the proton charge radius puzzle”. This work has been done in Laboratoire Kastler Brossel (LKB) under the supervision of François Nez.

The defense will be in english.

11th of October 2017 (Paris) – PhD defense of Maxime Favier

Maxime Favier will defend his thesis on 11th october 2017 at IAP (Paris) at 14:00 on the subject “Mercury optical lattice clock: from high-resolution spectroscopy to frequency ratio measurements”, realized at the SYRTE under the direction of Sébastien Bize and supervised by Sébastien Bize and Luigi De Sarlo.

The defense will take place in room “Salle des séminaires” of the “Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris” (IAP) located 98 bis boulevard Arago, 75014 Paris, in front of a jury composed of Martina Knoop, Leonardo Fallani, Thomas Udem, Philippe Grangier and Jean-Michel Raimond.

The defense will be in english.

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