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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

  • Welcome Swathi! (21/11/2019)- Dr Swathi Hegde joined us today, to work on spins in diamond and SiC. Swathi was previously at TU Dortmund, where she has been working on quantum control with NV centres .
  • New cryostat installed! (06/11/2019)- Our new Montana system got successfully installed today, adding to four cryostat already operating in the lab. Looking forward to start experiments on spins in silicon carbide!