European Microkelvin Platform

The European Microkelvin Platform (EMP) is a consortium of 17 partners which have an extensive portfolio of capacities and expertise in ultralow temperature physics. The EMP has been established in 2014 und provides access to the milli- and microkelvin temperature regime. Since the lowest accessible temperatures are continuously falling, we also lay considerable weight on improving and upgrading our infrastructure. These advances allow us, and our users from across Europe, to study new phenomena, thereby generating new knowledge, applications and commercial opportunities. We have a particular interest in the benefits of ultralow temperature physics for driving forward the inter-related areas of quantum materials, nanoscience, and quantum technology. The activities of the EMP hold enormous potential for innovation.
If we raised your interest, you can find detailed information on the available facilities, how to submit your application and how to contact us. In case of questions, do not hesitate to contact our Project Manager (
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EMP News

European Physics Society covering EMP

The European Physics Society has covered EMP, more specifically the Transnational Access Programme, in it's latest Condensed Matter Devision Newsletter. Feel free to advertise this programme with fellow researchers.

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EMP User Meeting 2019

EMP held its anual user meeting hosted at Heidelberg University from Sep 4th to 6th, 2019. Users from across Europe and beyond had the chance to present their research efforts and discuss ongoing or possible EMP user projects together with members of the various EMP partners.

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Call for Proposals

EMP is happy to announce a new call for proposals. Since February 28th, 2019 potential users can apply with their ideas for low-temperature experiments - eight sites are available to host experiments in their cryostates and provide technical and scientific support. The funding also includes traveling, accommodation and experimental costs.

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