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

  • QPL Burns Supper! (09/02/2023)- A great night was had by all sampling Robert Burns' favourite supper of haggis, neeps & tatties...followed of course by some traditional whisky tasting!!
  • Welcoming new group members! (09/01/2023)- Several new group members are starting this week: Issam (PhD student, working on quantum magnetometry of 2D complex materials), Alex (PhD student, working on SiC quantum devices), Bibi (PhD student, working on quantum photonics with 2D semicnductors) and Harikumar (post-doc, working on fiber-connectorisation of quantum photonic devices). Welcome all!