Key research interests:

Our main research areas are the fabrication of mesoscopic Josephson junction qubits and the fabrication of silicon nanostructures for optoelectronic and quantum device applications.

Member EC involvement:

SQID, 4th PCRD research training network, ACQUIRE, QUICOV.

List of researchers/contributors:

Dr Adrian Potts
Prof J J Baumberg
Prof P A J de Groot
Dr G J Parker
Dr DM Bagnall

Prof A J G Hey


Key publications:

Dr. Greg Parker

  1. Visible Photonic Band Gap Waveguide Devices, M.D.B.Charlton and G.J.Parker, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 486 87, (1998).
  2. Nanofabrication of advanced waveguide structures incorporating a visible photonic band gap, M.D.B. Charlton & G.J.Parker, J.Micromech. Microeng., 8 172, (1998).

Prof. Jeremy Baumberg

  1. Suppressed Polariton Scattering in Semiconductor Microcavities, J.J. Baumberg, A. Armitage, M.S. Skolnick and J. Roberts, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81 661 (1998).
  2. Polariton Motional Narrowing in Semiconductor Multiple Quantum Wells, J.J. Baumberg, A.P. Heberle, A.V. Kavokin, M.R. Vladimirova and K. Köhler, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80 3567 (1998).
  3. Ultrafast Acoustic Phonon Ballistics in Semiconductor Heterostructures, J.J. Baumberg, D.A. Williams and K. Köhler, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78 3358 (1997).

Dr. Michael Butler and Dr. Pieter Hartel

  1. easoning about Grover's Quantum Search Algorithm using Probabilistic wp , M.J. Butler and P.H. Hartel, ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems 21 417-430 (1999).

Prof. Tony Hey

  1. Quantum Computing: An Introduction, A.J.G. Hey, Computing & Control Engineering Journal pp105-112 June 1999 Feynman and Computation, A.J.G. Hey, Perseus Books, (1999).
  2. Feynman and Computation, Exploring the limits of Computers, Ed. by A.J.G. Hey, Perseus Books, (1998).
  3. Einstein's Mirror, A.J.G. Hey and P.J. Walters, Cambridge University Press, (1997).
  4. High-Performance Computing Past, Present and Future, A.J.G. Hey, IEE Computing and Control Engineering Journal 8, 33, (1997).
  5. The Feynman Lectures on Computation, Ed. by A.J.G. Hey and R.W.Allen, Addison-Wesly, (1996).