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Structured Light paper online

We are excited to share our work on using levitated particles to probe structured light, we have discovered a new type of optical angular momentum. Read all about it on arXiv. Structured transverse orbital angular momentum probed by a levitated … Continue reading

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Event Camera paper published in Applied Physics Letters

Congratulations to Yugang, Katie & Muddassar, and the three generations of Masters students who worked on this project! Event-based imaging of levitated microparticlesYugang Ren et al.,Applied Physics Letters 121, 113506 (2022)

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Welcome Coco & Seraphine

The group is lucky enough to welcome two King’s Undergraduate Research Fellows into the group this Summer. Coco is working on our public engagement project Seeing the Unthinkable, and Seraphine is exploring the potential to build hybrid nanoparticle control platforms.

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Event-based imaging paper online

We are pleased to share our work on event-based imaging of levitated nanoparticles! We believe this is an exciting new technology to leverage in the study of levitated systems, particularly for the study of multiple particles. It’s particularly gratifying that … Continue reading

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Seeing the Unthinkable news story

We were interviewed about our collaboration with artist Steven Claydon by Stephanie Reed, you can read the article here: King’s Artists project combines quantum physics and art to explore the invisible.

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International Day of Light 2022

We helped to organize Guiding Lights 2022, the London Light’s celebration of the UNESCO International Day of Light. See the Public Engagement page for more details, and enjoy this summary video!

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Welcome Ruvi!

We were very fortunate to have Ruvi Lecamwasam from the Quantum Machines group at OIST visit us for a week. We put him to work on our Event Camera project!

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Quantum Engineering of Levitated Systems (Benasque)

(L-R) Katie, James S, James M, Yanhui & Yugang had an incredible week at their first community conference, in Benasque (Spain). James M presented the impressive results from our group, and we made many new friends and collaborators.

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Welcome Jingjing

Jingjing Zhai has joined our team to administer our network grant LeviNet. We are very glad to have her with us!

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Welcome Lucas!

We were happy to have Lucas Mendicino visit our group from the Quantum Foundations and Information group at the University of Buenos Aires. We put him to work on our public ion trap project, and he didn’t electrocute himself!

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