Quantum optics group photo Mar 2023

Quantum Optics Group  (December 2023)

Head of Quantum Optics Group

Friedrich  Koenig   Dr Friedrich König

Postdoctoral Researchers

Pavlos Manousiadis Dr Pavlos Manousiadis
email: pm84
› Creation of curved space-time analogues in optical fibres
› Observation of Quasi Normal Modes
Sangshin Park Dr Sangshin Park
email: sp319
› Backreaction in analog gravity system: optical soliton
› Second-order dynamics of effective spacetime in analog gravity

PhD Students

Christopher Burgess Christopher Burgess
email: cdb23
› Analogue black hole oscillations in optical solitons
› Quantization of quasi-normal modes in dispersive media

Former Postdoctoral Researchers

Jack Petty Dr Jack Petty
› Quantum vacuum emission in a nonlinear medium
› Modeling of quantum vacuum emission in bulk
› Experimental observation of scattering at the event horizon
Maxime Jacquet Dr Maxime Jacquet
› Quantum vacuum emission in a nonlinear medium
› Modeling of quantum vacuum emission in bulk
› Experimental observation of scattering at the event horizon
  Dr Susanne Kehr › Transformation Optics
› Few-cycle Pulses in Fibres
› Cherenkov Radiation
› Photonic crystal fiber modeling
  Dr Christopher Kuklewicz › Frequency shifting at the event horizon
› Coincidence detection

Former PhD Students & Undergraduate Students

Dr Jack Petty Dr Jack Petty
PhD title???
now: Posdoctoral Fellow, University of St Andrews
Dr Ian Shand Ian Shand

Vyome Singh Dr Vyome Singh
Analogue event horizons in Dielectric medium
now: Software engineer in risk strats, J.P. Morgan
Malaika Jose Georges Malaika Jose Georges Measurement of the nonlinear index of near-zero refractive index materials
Alastair Marshall Alastair Marshall Production and characterisation of tuneable resonant radiation
Maxime Jacquet Dr Maxime Jacquet Negative frequency at the horizon: scattering of light at a  
refractive index front
now: Research associate, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna
Luke Masters Luke Masters Scattering of Light at optical event horizons via resonant  
radiation (Final Year Project Prize 2016)
Joanna McLenaghan Dr Joanna McLenaghan Negative frequency waves in optics: Control and investigation of their generation and evolution
now: Technology Consulting Analyst, Accenture, London
  Stephen Hill Pulses in fibres as artificial event horizons
  Andrew Meek Measuring the coherence time of an entangled light mode
  Vyome Singh Higher order soliton effect compression in single mode fibre
  Sven Rohr Fission of optical solitons and amplificaiton of Cherenkov radiation, Measurement of fiber dispersion profiles by resonant radiation
  Justinas Pupeikis Carrier-envelope phase of few-cycle pulses
  Tomasz Potapczyk Parabolic mirror alignment
  Amol Choudhary Artificial event horizons in fibers for generating Hawking radiation, Artificial event horizons in the visible for large frequency shifts
  Matusz Rybak Sub-micrometer 2D beam profiler
  James Luis Photon Counting