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Quantum information technology and correlated photon radiometry

We develop methods and devices to further radiometric techniques and quantum information technology. This includes developing and characterizing … more


Quantum science and engineering has the potential to revolutionize 21st century technology in much the same way that lasers, electronics, and … more

Single Photonics and Quantum Information

Quantum-based communication and measurement systems that use novel quantum states of light are being developed around the world. However, the … more

Frequency Conversion Interfaces for Photonic Quantum Systems

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

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

Micro- and Nano-Mechanical Systems

Micro- and nano-optomechanical systems are being investigated experimentally to bring these systems toward the quantum limit, study quantum … more

FPGA-based multicoincidence recipe and software

This project allows investigators to build their own data acquisition instruments to collect and statistically process data in real time, then … more

Noncollinear phase matching in uniaxial and biaxial crystals

Although significant work has been done to characterize collinear phase matching and to present many of its applications, noncollinear phase … more

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