EPFL – AQUA

Advanced Quantum Architecture Laboratory at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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Project Description

Our research mission is to model and develop hardware/software systems based on quantum devices. Particular emphasis is on high-speed 2D/3D optical sensing, embedded & reconfigurable processing architectures, single photon avalanche devices (SPAD) and design optimization techniques.
Our teaching mission is to equip engineers and scientists with a multi-disciplinary knowledge on state-of-the-art hardware/software systems.

Project Details
  • Institute: AQUA at EPFL
  • Founded: 2015
  • Capabilities: Sensing and imaging, cryo-CMOS
  • Home: https://aqua.epfl.ch/
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