Quantum Neuroscience: Inauguration of the OPM facility at the CHBH

Alan Walters Building (Main Lecture Theatre)
Thursday 13 October 2022 (12:30-17:00)

OPMs (Optically Pumped Magnetometers) refer to a new type of sensor used for brain imaging based on magnetoencephalography (MEG). The sensors allow for measuring human brain activity. We have established a new facility for OPM research emerging from a collaboration between the Centre for Human Brain Health, the School of Physics and the Quantum Hub. We aim to apply and develop the OPM sensors and apply them in cognitive and clinical neuroscience

At the symposium, state-of-the-art research on OPMs will be presented. We will also do a tour of the new OPM facility.

CHBH Event Hosts
Prof Ole Jensen & Dr Anna Kowalczyk

Quantum Neuroscience: Inauguration of the OPM facility at the Centre for Human Brain Health

Thursday 13th October 2022

Alan Walters G03 (main lecture theatre) | 12:30-16:00

12:30-12:50 Anna Kowalczyk (CHBH, University of Birmingham)

OPMs for brain research at the CHBH

12:50-13:30 Lauri Parkkonen (Aalto University)

High-resolution MEG with optically-pumped magnetometers: What can it do for neuroscientists?

13:30-14:00 Gareth Barnes (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology)

Towards brain and spinal cord recording during natural behaviour

14:00-14:20 Coffee

14:20-14:50 Elena Boto (University of Nottingham)

Triaxial OPMs: next-generation of wearable MEG?

14:50-15:20 Erling Riis (University of Strathclyde)

High-sensitivity OPMs using MEMS cells

15:20 – 15:40 Kyung-Min An (CHBH, University of Birmingham)

40-Hz auditory steady-state response detected by optically pumped magnetometer

15:40 – 16:00 Lari Koponen (CHBH, University of Birmingham)

Towards TMS-MEG with OPMs

OPM Lab - Gisbert Kapp | 16:00-17:00

16:00 Tour of the OPM lab / Reception with drinks

If you wish to attend, you can register your attendance using the link above.

CHBH Event Hosts
Prof Ole Jensen & Dr Anna Kowalczyk

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