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 PhD and Post-Doc positions available! (08/06/2023)- We currently have one new PhD position and three new post-doc positions available: PhD position: Post-Doc positions: Please contact Prof Brian Gerardot b.d.gerardot@hw.ac.uk or Dr Mauro Brotons-Gisbert m.brotons_i_gisbert@hw.ac.uk (for Post-Doc position 3) for more information.
  • Congratulations, Dr Arshad! (27/05/2023)- Muhammad (Junaid) has successfully defended his viva, after discussing his work with the examiners, Tim Taminiau from QuTech (Delft) and Margherita Mazzera. After some well-deserved partying, and a research visit to Stuttgart, he's going to lead work at our Quantum Magnetometry facility: stay tuned for more exciting results to come!