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Sae Woo Nam Receives DOC Gold Medal

Dr. Nam is recognized for enabling breakthrough advances in ultra-secure quantum communication and quantum metrology by developing the world's best single photon detectors and the only practical detectors capable of counting single units of light. These detectors achieve nearly 100% quantum efficiency–the best of any in their class–and operate at the commercially important telecommunications wavelengths. These breakthrough tools have already enabled researchers to set world records for absolutely secure communication of secret quantum keys over long distances.

Created December 19, 2011