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Welcome to the Quantum Photonics Lab at Heriot-Watt University

We work at the interface of quantum optics, condensed-matter physics, electrical engineering and materials science to create novel quantum devices, with the dual goals to investigate fascinating fundamental physics and to develop applications to secure quantum networking and nanoscale quantum sensing. Read more.

Latest News

  • New post-doc – Welcome Ben! (21/12/2021)- Ben will be joining us in January 2022 as a post-doc, from Griffiths University (Queensland, Australia), and will be working on the optimisation of spin-based quantum sensors. Welcome to the QPL group Ben!
  • Dr Zak! (15/12/2021)- Zak Koong successfully defended his PhD this morning, with a thesis on "Coherent Light-Matter Interaction in Semiconductor Quantum Dots". Congratulations Zak, and all the best for the next steps in your career! Zak will be next taking up a post-doctoral position in Innsbruck, to work on trapped ions.