28 May 18
New graduate course to be offered fall 2018. Boris Braverman and Robert Boyd will be jointly teaching a course on Quantum Information and Metrology PHY8191(C) during the fall semester.
25 May 18
Congratulations to Omar Magaña! Omar has just accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Physics at Louisiana State University. Way to go, Omar.
26 Mar 18
Congratulations to Sebastian Schulz for his new faculty position at the University of St. Andrews.
Experimental Limits of Ghost Diffraction: Popper’s Thought Experiment. P-A. Moreau, P.A. Morris, E. Tominelli, T. Gregory, R.S. Aspden, G. Spalding, R.W. Boyd, and M.J. Padgett, Scientific Reports 8, 13183 (2018). [Link] [PDF]
Quantum cryptography with twisted photons through an outdoor underwater channel. F. Bouchard, A. Sit, F. Hufnagel, A. Abbas, Y. Zhang, K. Heshami, R. Fickler, C. Marquardt, G. Leuchs, R.W. Boyd, and E. Karimi, Optics Express Vol.26, No. 17, 22564 (2018). [Link] [PDF]
Influence of pump coherence on the quantum properties of spontaneous parametric down-conversion. E. Giese, R. Fickler, W. Zhang, L. Chen and R.W. Boyd, Phys. Scr. 93, 084001 (8pp) (2018). [Link] [PDF]
Canada Excellence Research Chair in Quantum Photonics
University of Rochester, Boyd-Group Legacy Website
University of Rochester Website
University of Ottawa CERC group legacy website (2010-2017)
Max Planck- University of Ottawa Center for Extreme and Quantum Photonics
Centre for Research in Photonics
Canada Excellence Research Chair