Prof. Quint from GSI, Germany, delivers expert talk on ‘Ion Trap’ at NIT Srinagar

Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS):  The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, in collaboration with the Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS), Tuesday organized an expert talk featuring Prof. Wolfgang Quint, a senior professor, from GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, Germany.

Prof. Quint, an esteemed academic researcher from Heidelberg University and his expertise spans various topics, including Penning trap and Antiproton research.

HOD Department of Physics, Prof. Mohd. Ikram expressed his gratitude to Prof. Quint for accepting the invitation and delivering the expert talk on the Ion Trap’.  He said Ion traps are important today because they help scientists do precise work in fields like physics and chemistry.

Prof. Ikram praised Dr. Vijay Kumar for setting up talks by experts on campus. He said these talks are really important and students should take the chance to learn and get inspired from them.

During his speech, Prof. Wolfgang Quint talked about how he studies really tiny particles using special techniques.  He showed traps and controls these tiny particles, and also demonstrated methods he has developed.

Dr. Quint explained how his research helps us understand the basic rules of the universe better. He talked about how his work can reveal secrets about how everything works at the smallest level.

The session concluded with a vibrant Q&A segment, during which attendees engaged Dr. Quint in stimulating discussions on various topics, from quantum entanglement to the search for new physics beyond the Standard Model.


Earlier Dr. Vijay Kumar, a Member of INYAS and Assistant Professor at Department of Physics welcomed the guest speaker.

He commended Dr. Wolfgang Quint for his enlightening presentation and emphasized how these experiences inspire students to pursue research in various cutting-edge fields.

Earlier Dr. Vijay Kumar extended a warm welcome to Prof. Quint and other dignitaries. The purpose of such sessions is to bridge the gap between academia and industry.

Dr Vijay said such initiatives are instrumental in advancing research and education, promoting a culture of continuous learning and innovation within academic institutions.

He expressed deep gratitude to all the participants, and other dignitaries who made the session a resounding success.

The session was attended by students, researchers, and faculty members from NIT Srinagar, University of Kashmir and other institutions.(KNS)

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