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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

  • Zak wins Best Experimental Poster! (06/05/2020)- One of our PhD students - Zak - has won best experimental poster entitled 'Coherent Control of a Quantum Dot via Stimulated Raman Adiabatic Passage' at the recent Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop (BQIT:20), held virtually this year. Congratulations Zak - that's a great achievement!!
  • Post-doc positions available! (11/02/2020)- We have post-doc positions available, on themes of SiC quantum networking and spin-based quantum sensing enhanced by machine learning. Please contact Cristian (c.bonato@hw.ac.uk) if interested.