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Theoretical Quantum Optics Research Group

We use quantum optical approaches to study potential applications of unique quantum phenomena such as superposition and entanglement (e.g. a future "quantum internet"), to probe whether these phenomena are universal, and to investigate whether they could play a role in biology (e.g. in neuroscience). Our theoretical research is often done in close collaboration with leading experimental groups.

Team Members

Dr. Christoph Simon

Postdoctoral Research Associate:

Farid Ghobadi
Nikolai Lauk

Ph.D. Students:

Hon-Wai Lau
Sourabh Kumar
Parisa Zarkeshian
Sumit Goswami
James Moncreiff
Faezeh Kimiaee
M.Sc. Students:
Stephen Wein
Visiting students:
Abhi Saxena (IIT Delhi)
Undergraduate Students:
Gisu Ham
Visiting scholars:
Yu Guo (Shanxi Datong University)
Former Members:
Mohammad Khazali (Postdoc, Aarhus)
Abhirup Goswami(PhD student, Queensland University of Technology)
Sandeep Goyal (Assistant Professor, IISER, Mohali)
Christopher O'Brien (Research Scientist, Lynntech)
Louise Budzynski (MSc student, ENS Paris)
Khabat Heshami (Research Associate, NRC Ottawa)
James Clark (EdD student, Calgary)
Yang Han (Researcher, Beijing)
Sadegh Raeisi (Postdoc, Erlangen)
Arnaud Rispe (Engineer, Paris)
Jian Ming Wen (Research Associate, Yale)
Adam Green (PhD student, Boulder)
Hamidreza Kaviani (PhD student, Calgary)
Leslie Bicknell (MSc student, Vienna)
Bing He (Research Associate, Arkansas)
Qing Lin (Professor, National Huaqiao University)
Babita Yadav (PhD student, Wisconsin)
Tian Wang (PhD student, CalTech)
Adam Humeniuk(MSc student, Waterloo)
Kristine Boone (PhD student, Waterloo)

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Last updated June 13, 2014