News in 2011
First hints of the Higgs boson?
16 December 2011
Physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider have received an early Christmas present.
12 December 2011
Two students who graduated from the Nanophysics Group this year had their PhD theses nominated for a prize from the Research Degrees Examination Board.
Quantum article appears in online publication Nature Photonics
11 December 2011
Our article, 'Generating, manipulating and measuring entanglement and mixture with a reconfigurable photonic circuit', has appeared as an advanced online publication in Nature Photonics
CQP's paper appears in the New Journal of Physics.
23 November 2011
A Centre for Quantum Photonics paper, 'Reconfigurable controlled two-qubit operation on a quantum photonic chip', with their collaborators has appeared in New Journal of Physics.
Nick Wakeham wins Graduate School paper prize
21 November 2011
Congratulations to Nick Wakeham of the Correlated Electron Systems research group for winning the inaugural Physics Graduate School research paper prize.
Professor Popescu awarded ERC Advanced Research Grant
15 November 2011
The University of Toronto selected Professor Popescu to receive the prize in recognition of "his enormous contributions to the field of quantum mechanics."
Physics postgraduate among top six for research excellence
3 November 2011
Among the prize-winners is Dr James Price, of the School of Physics
Bristol physics student shortlisted for SET award
19 October 2011
The Science, Engineering and Technology Student of the Year Awards, a prestigious event supported by industry and institutions, recognises the achievements of some of the brightest undergraduates in Europe.
CQP article in Physical Review Letters
11 October 2011
CQP's paper, 'Heralding Two-Photon and Four-Photon Path Entanglement on a Chip', has appeared in Physical Review Letters.
CQP paper in Applied Physics Letters
6 October 2011
A Centre for Quantum Photonics paper, 'GaN directional couplers for integrated quantum photonics', has appeared in Applied Physics Letters.
CQP welcomes new PhD students
1 October 2011
CQP welcomes four new PhD students on 1 October 2011.
CQP PhD student awarded best poster prize
22 September 2011
Jasmin Meinecke has won the best poster prize at QuAMP 2011.
European Union funds development of Quantum Integrated Circuits
17 September 2011
The quantum revolution promises to transform the way we process, encode and transmit information, exploiting the strange properties of quantum mechanics to offer exciting opportunities in both computation and security.
Postdeadline paper prize at Group IV Photonics conference
16 September 2011
Dr Mark Thompson has won the Nature Photonics prize for the best postdeadline paper at this year's IEEE Group IV Photonics conference.
A CQP paper has appeared in Applied Physics Letters
26 August 2011
A Quantum Photonics paper, 'Correlated photon-pair generation in a periodically poled MgO doped stoichiometric lithium tantalate reverse proton exchanged waveguide', with our collaborators has appeared in Applied Physics Letters.
'One (small) quantum leap in data processing' article in the Financial Times
5 August 2011
CQP's paper, 'Adding control to arbitrary unknown quantum operations', has been covered in the Financial Times FT Magazine.
CQP paper published in Nature Communications
2 August 2011
The paper, 'Adding control to arbitrary unknown quantum operations', with our collaborators, appears in Nature Communications on 2 August 2011.
CQP welcomes a new PhD student
1 August 2011
A new PhD students starts in the Centre for Quantum Photonics.
Quantum computing makes science top ten
24 June 2011
The Centre for Quantum Photonics' recent work has been highlighted as one of 'Science's 10 Hottest Fields' in the Financial Times.
CQP students receive commendations
15 June 2011
Two CQP PhD students have received commendations for their posters presented at this year's Postgraduate Conference.
CQP paper on the arXiv
12 June 2011
A CQP paper, 'Simulating quantum statistics with entangled photons: a continuous transition from bosons to fermions', with our collaborators has appeared on the quant-ph arXiv
CQP collaborative paper appears in the PNAS
6 June 2011
A CQP paper, 'Realization of a Knill-Laflamme-Milburn controlled-NOT photonic quantum circuit combining effective optical nonlinearities' with their Japanese collaborators has appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences.
IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor joins CQP
30 May 2011
Associate Professor Geoff Pryde, from Griffith University in Australia, has joined the Centre for Quantum Photonics for two months under the IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor scheme.
'Coherence properties of a single dipole emitter in diamond' paper appears in the New Journal of Physics
26 May 2011
A CQP paper with their collaborators has appeared in the New Journal of Physics.
A new PhD student joins CQP
9 May 2011
CQP has welcomed a new PhD student.
CQP recruit a Research Group Administrator
3 May 2011
Rebecca Morton has joined CQP as their group administrator.
CQP Research Fellow awarded prestigious thesis prize
25 April 2011
Dr Alberto Politi has been awarded the 2011 PhD Thesis Prize from the European Physical Society.
Colloborative CQP paper in APL
30 March 2011
CQP's collaborative paper, 'Nano-fabricated solid immersion lenses registered to single emitters in diamond' has appeared in Applied Physics Letters.
CQP Review Paper online
24 March 2011
CQP's review paper, 'Integrated waveguide circuits for optical quantum computing', appears online in the IET Digital Library.
'Multimode quantum interference of photons in multiport integrated devices'
1 March 2011
A Centre for Quantum Photonics collaborative paper, ' Multimode quantum interference of photons in multiport integrated devices', is published in Nature Communications.
CQP paper on the arXiv
22 February 2011
A CQP paper, 'Intrinsically narrowband pair photon generation in microstructured fibres', with collaborators is published on the arXiv.
CQP paper appears in the New Journal of Physics
21 February 2011
A Centre for Quantum Photonics paper, 'Diamond-based structures to collect and guide light', appears in the New Journal of Physics.
CQP paper appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences.
10 February 2011
A CQP collaborative paper, 'Violation of the Leggett-Garg inequality with weak measurements of photons' has appeared in Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences.
CQP paper in Applied Physics Letters.
31 January 2011
A CQP paper, 'Generation of correlated photon pairs in a chalcogenide As2S3 waveguide', with our collaborators, has appeared in Applied Physics Letters.
Perspective article by Dr Lobino and Professor O'Brien.
6 January 2011
A perspective article, 'Entangled photons on a chip' by Mirko Lobino and Jeremy OBrien appears in Nature News and Views.