Research Overview

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We are grateful for funding for our research from these agencies

Our group explores light-matter interactions at the fundamental quantum limit, where single atoms can strongly interact with single photons. We realize this capability by design and fabrication of nanophotonic structures that confine photons at an extremely small volume, which are then coupled to solid-state artificial atoms such as quantum dots and atomic defect centers. In addition to the interest of understanding fundamental physics through the generation of exotic light-matter interactions, we aim to apply the quantum light-matter interface for quantum information applications, including nonclassical light generation, entanglement distribution, and optical quantum information processing. We are also interested in developing new noise spectroscopy and quantum control techniques for applications in noise mitigation and quantum sensing.

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