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Quantum Nanophotonics Group

The Quantum Nanophotonics Group develops and provides advanced measurement technology, methodology, and test structures to support the efficient manufacture and characterization of optoelectronic components.

The Group also develops new photonic devices in support of NIST and other government programs. Two major focus areas are compound semiconductor nanotechnology and quantum information.

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology

Ongoing
Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or photomultiplier tubes are

Physics and Hardware for Intelligence

Ongoing
Artificial intelligence increasingly affects many aspects of society. New computational hardware based on information-processing in the brain is being developed

Publications

Demonstration that Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Steering Requires More than One Bit of Faster-than-Light Information Transmission

Author(s)
Yu Xiang, Michael Mazurek, Joshua Bienfang, Michael Wayne, Carlos Abellan, Waldimar Amaya, Morgan Mitchell, Richard Mirin, Sae Woo Nam, Qiongyi He, Marty Stevens, Krister Shalm, Howard Wiseman
Schrödinger held that a local quantum system has some objectively real quantum state and no other (hidden) properties. He therefore took the Einstein-Podolsky

Microring resonator-coupled photoluminescence from silicon W centers

Author(s)
Alexander N. Tait, Sonia M. Buckley, Jeffrey T. Chiles, Adam N. McCaughan, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin, Jeffrey M. Shainline
Defect centers are promising candidates for waveguide-integrated silicon light sources. We demonstrate microresonator- and waveguide-coupled photoluminescence

Software

SOEN Process Design Kits

This technology package, a.k.a process design kit (PDK), defines the NIST superconducting optoelectronics process: OLMAC. It is in the klayout format of

Awards

Richard Mirin Elected OSA Fellow

Richard Mirin is recognized for outstanding contributions to semiconductor quantum dot devices and quantum optics by the Optical Society of

Contacts

Group Leader