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

  • Congratulations to our competition winners Max & Aidan!! (24/05/2022)- Congrats to our PhD students Maximillian Kögl & Aidan Campbell, who have been crowned winners of the Innovation Challenge Competition at Heriot-Watt, securing a £5,000 prize to kick-start a spin-out company aiming to revolutionize van der Waals device fabrication!
  • New Post-Doc – Welcome Zeeshan! (31/03/2022)- Dr Zeeshan will be joining us on 1st April 2022 as a research associate from the University of Edinburgh, UK and will be working on the autonomous solutions to assemble the two-dimensional materials with high level of precision, accuracy and speed. Welcome to the group Zeeshan!