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Single Photonics and Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

The smallest unit of light is a “photon”. Generation, manipulation and measurement of light at or near the fundamental limit of a photon can … more

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or … more

Single photon measurements: Quantum Enhanced Measurements
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2015

Using a detector capable telling how many photons were received, we explored the potential for enhanced measurement resolution in two measurement … more

Single photon measurements: Quantum State Discrimination
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2015

Using single-photon detection and an adaptive measurement strategy, we are able to determine the state of an optical pulse with errors below what … more

Single photon measurements: Single Photon Tunneling
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2015

We use light created two photons at a time to explore the time needed to cross a barrier. The extreme simultaneity of creation of the two photons … more

Quantum Physics Theory
Last Updated Date: 09/25/2015

Theoretical work relevant to the determination of values of the fundamental constants, tests of bound-state quantum electrodynamics (QED), and … more

Sources, detectors and metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/09/2015

We develop and learn how to characterize non-classical sources and single-photon detectors. It turns out that it is not enough to characterize … more

Last Updated Date: 09/02/2015

Critical to quantum information applications is the need to store a quantum state while other qbits are created or processed.

Quantum Biophotonics
Last Updated Date: 09/02/2015

Faint light detection is a staple in biology- used from systems biology research to bioassays for biomanufacturing and healthcare diagnostics.

Universal Quantum Bus
Last Updated Date: 09/02/2015

If quantum computers are ever to be realized, they likely will be made of different types of parts that will need to share information with one … more

Quantum Many-Body Physics, Quantum Optics, and Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 08/18/2015

The main long-term goals of our theoretical research group are to understand and control large interacting quantum systems, as well as to design … more

Designing the Nanoworld: Nanostructures, Nanodevices, and Nanooptics
Last Updated Date: 08/04/2015

Nano and atomic scale theory of the electronic, optical and mechanical properties of ultrasmall structures, such as semiconductor quantum dots and … more

Micro- and nano-optomechanical systems
Last Updated Date: 07/27/2015

Light can interact with mechanical systems in interesting and useful ways, not only probing the mechanical motion with spectacular sensitivity, … more

Frequency Conversion Interfaces for Photonic Quantum Systems
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2015

Optical frequency conversion, in which the color of light is changed, is a process that has numerous applications in physics and technology. For … more

Measuring Light-Matter Interactions in Chip-Based Optical Cavities
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Measuring interactions between light and matter has both fundamental and practical importance. For example, lasers have had a profound influence … more

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