Checking date: 25/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Quantum sensing
Master in Quantum Technologies and Engineering (Plan: 476 - Estudio: 379)

Coordinating teacher: ACEDO GALLARDO, PABLO

Department assigned to the subject: Electronic Technology Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Sensor and Classical Measurement Instrumentation Systems
The objective of this course is to review the fundamentals of quantum sensors and to review the different sensor technologies currently available and under development.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Introduction to quantum sensors. Quantum sensors: definition and characteristics. Quantum sensing protocols. Examples of quantum sensors and applications: - Quantum clocks and applications: geodesy, navigation, ..... - Quantum measurements of electric and magnetic fields. - Quantum measurements of temperature and pressure.
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities: AF1 Theoretical class AF2 Practical classes AF3 Theoretical and practical classes AF4 Laboratory practices AF5 Tutorials AF6 Group work AF7 Individual student work Teaching methodologies: MD1 Class lectures by the professor with the support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. MD2 Critical reading of texts recommended by the professor of the subject: articles, reports, manuals and/or academic articles, either for later discussion in class, or to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject. MD3 Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. .... posed by the teacher individually or in groups. MD4 Presentation and discussion in class, under the moderation of the professor, of topics related to the content of the subject, as well as of practical cases. MD5 Elaboration of works and reports individually or in groups.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Basic Bibliography
  • . Papers and other materials provided by the faculty. related to the different contents of the course..

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.