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Professor in the Department of Physics118+44 (0) 191 33 43666
Member of Quantum Light and Matter  

Research interests

  • cold Ion and Electron Beams from Laser-cooled Atoms
  • Rydberg Non-linear optics
  • Terahertz sensing and imaging using Rydberg atoms

Research groups

  • Quantum Light and Matter

Awarded Grants

  • 2019: Electromagnetic Sensing, Imaging and Metrology using Rydberg Atoms(£568448.00 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • 2018: MACQSIMAL: Minature Atomic Vapour Cells Based Quantum Devices for Sensing and Metrology Applications(£428739.58 from Interreg (ERDF) Europe)
  • 2017: Atom-Based Quantum Photonics(£1276337.00 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • 2017: QUARTZ: Quantum teRaherTZ Sensor using rydberg atoms(£165199.00 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • 2017: Quantum Technologies Hub - Partnership Resource(£172626.00 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • 2016: Microwave and THz Sensing using Rydberg Atoms(£10000.00 from University of Birmingham)
  • 2016: PhD Studentship on THz Sensing and Imaging(£36000.00 from M Squared Lasers Ltd)
  • 2015: Compact ion-sources based on surface-patterned atom chips(£100136.00 from Epsrc)
  • 2015: Quantum optics in thermal strontium vapour(£14944.00 from The Royal Society)
  • 2015: Rydberg soft matter(£609091.00 from Epsrc)
  • 2013: Cold ion production by photoionisation of ultracold atoms with stablised lasers(£6000.00 from The Royal Society)
  • 2013: Paul Instrument Fund(£73694.00 from The Royal Society)

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Physics: Atom-light interactions.
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics: Atom-light interactions.
  • Physics: Quantum and atomic physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics: Quantum and atomic physics
  • Atomic particles: Basic matter:

Publications

Chapter in book

Conference Proceeding

Doctoral Thesis

  • K.J. Weatherill (2007). A CO2 laser lattice experiment for cold atoms. Physics department. Durham University. PhD.

Journal Article

Newspaper/Magazine Article

Supervision students