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

  • (15/09/2023)- New PhD student! Welcome to our new PhD student Shivani who joins us to start working on spin-based quantum opto-electronic devices for quantum networking. Welcome to the QPL group Shivani!
  • (07/09/2023)- Congratulations to 2 of our PhD students, Sheena and Finley! Big congratulations to both Sheena and Finley who have won 1st year Postgraduate Research Prizes from the school of Engineering and Physical Sciences for their research posters presented at the Poster Event showcasing their individual research work. Nicely done both!!