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Eric Wille

Eric Wille has been working as an optoelectronics system engineer for the European Space Agency since 2009. He is managing several technology development activities with European companies and research institutes in the fields of x-ray optics, quantum optics and laser communication. In the recent years, he has led several developments and system studies for quantum key distribution activities at ESA for the ScyLight and SAGA programme.
Eric studied physics at the Darmstadt University of Technology (Germany), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) and University of Innsbruck (Austria), where he obtained a PhD (Dr.rer.nat.) in experimental quantum optics. During his academic career, he performed research in the fields of nonlinear dynamics, semiconductor diode lasers, ultracold quantum gases and quantum optics. His publications include more than 100 scientific and technical papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings.