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Welcome to the Quantum Photonics Lab at Heriot-Watt University

Defining and controllably manipulating quantum states in a material presents both huge challenges and fantastic opportunities. We work at the interface of quantum optics, condensed-matter physics, and materials science to pursue this goal by creating novel quantum photonic devices. This enables the discovery of new science which is likely to be essential for future technologies. Read more.

Latest News

  • Royal Society “Theo Murphy” meeting on SiC quantum devices (16/02/2018) - Our proposal to organize a Theo Murphy workshop about quantum devices in SiC has been accepted by the Royal Society! The meeting, organized by Cristian Bonato with Prof Joerg Wrachtrup (University of Stuttgart - Germany) and Dr Sang-Yun Lee (KIST, Seoul - Korea), will bring together quantum technology researchers with materials scientists, device engineers and...
  • Carnegie Trust Research Incentive Grant. (16/02/2018) - We have been awarded a Research Incentive Grant by the Carnegie Trust, to study spins in single near-infrared colour centres in SiC embdedded in photonic structures, to enhance photo-luminescence collection. Looking forward to start!