Swabian Instruments (SWI)
Swabian Instruments is a rapidly growing quantum technology SME from Stuttgart, German. The company is specialized in the development of dedicated electronics for the measurement and control of quantum technology architectures, with a focus on single photon detection and fast control loops, typically implemented in newest generation field programmable gate arrays. The company’s mission statement is to provide research tools and systems that are easy to use and flexible. The R&D team at Swabian Instruments consists of 4 professional hardware and firmware developers (MEng), 5 quantum scientists (PhD) as well as 2 PhD students in electrical engineering. The SURQUID project will add to this team an experienced FPGA developer. The SURQUID project will be supervised by the management team and founders of the company.
COO and founder Dr. Michael Schlagmüller (38) received his M.Sc. degree in Information Technology at the dual University of Baden-Württemberg and received his Ph.D. in experimental physics from the University of Stuttgart working on ultracold ions in 2016.He will supervise the electronics and hardware part of the project.
Fernando Sahmkow received his Diploma in Computer Engineering at the University Simón Bolívar, Venezuela. Fernando is a longtime C++ developer and key contributor to open source project yuzu, a well known Nintendo Switch PC emulator. He'll be working on designing and programming high performance code for this project.