Programme Information

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CT: Contributed Talk, IS: Invited Speaker

All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST)

Applications of OPMs

A recording of this session is available.


Welcome to WOPM 2021!

9:40–10:20 IS

Georg Bison
Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

Atomic magnetometry in precision experiments
10:20–10:40 CT

Emmanuel Klinger
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

Magnetometry with amplified spontaneous emission from sodium vapors
10:40–11:00 CT

Hector Masia-Roig
Helmholtz Institute Mainz, Germany 

Search for Axion domain walls using the Global Network of Optical Magnetometers for Exotic physics (GNOME) 


Coffee Break

11:30–11:50 CT

Jiong Huang
Beihang University, China  

Highly sensitive atomic comagnetometer for rotation rate measurement with a low-pressure KRb-21Ne vapor cell
11:50–12:10  CT

Patrick Bevington
National Physical Laboratory, UK

Radio-frequency atomic magnetometer for defect detection and object surveillance
12:10–12:30 CT

Rudy Romain
CEA-Leti, France 

A metastable helium-4 OPM for medical imaging
12:30–12:50 CT

Charikleia Troullinou 
CFO, Spain 

Squeezed-light enhancement of sensitivity and signal bandwidth in an optically-pumped magnetometer

Medical applications

 recording of this session is available.

15:00–15:40 IS Igor Savukov
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Multi-channel radio-frequency optically pumped magnetometers and their applications in MRI
15:40–16:00 CT Kyung-min An
Kanazawa University, Japan
Auditory-evoked fields and auditory steady-state responses measured by optically pumped magnetometers
16:00-16:20 CT Stefan Hartwig
PTB Berlin, Germany 
Magnetomyography with Optically Pumped Magnetometers


Coffee Break

16:40–17:00 CT

Matthew Brookes
University of Nottingham, UK

Triaxial OPMs: Next generation of wearable MEG?
17:00–17:20 CT

James Lubell
Aarhus University, Denmark

Contactless measurement of retinal activity using optically pumped magnetometers
17:20–17:40 CT

Justus Marquetand
University of Tübingen, Germany 

Possibilities in clinical neurophysiology
17:40–18:00 Poster flash session
18:00 Virtual poster session


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New York: EDT (CEST -6)
Barcelona/Mainz/Krakow: CEST 
Beijing: CST (CEST +6)
Tokyo: JST (CEST +7)