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Engineered Quantum States of Light


Physical Measurement Laboratory, Applied Physics Division

opportunity location
50.68.62.B6460 Boulder, CO

NIST only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Richard Mirin 303.497.7955
Martin J. Stevens 303.497.4740


We are investigating methods of creating new quantum states of light such as Schrodinger cat states, NOON states, and Fock states. These new states have a variety of applications, including linear optical quantum computing, quantum metrology (e.g., Heisenberg limited interferometry), and fundamental physics (loop-hole free Bell measurements). We are particularly interested in utilizing our high quantum efficiency photon number resolving detectors to enable creation of these states. Our group includes both experimentalists and theorists. We invite proposals to further develop and utilize quantum states of light.


key words
Cat states; Entanglement; Fock states; Quantum metrology; Quantum optics; Quantum tomography;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$82,764.00 $3,000.00
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