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Ms Emily Crozier

Senior Research Project Officer (Quantum)

Contact me with any enquiries about the centre.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 872887

Emily Crozier - Centre Administrator


Professor Winfried Hensinger

Director of the Centre

Winfried Hensinger heads the Ion Quantum Technology group. His group develops quantum computers, quantum simulators and portable quantum sensors using trapped ions. The group works on the construction of a prototype quantum computer at the University of Sussex and they develop integrated ion trap microchips for quantum computers, simulators and sensors.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 877672

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Professor Winfried Hensinger, Director of the Centre

Professor Jacob Dunningham

Deputy Director (Teaching and Learning)

Jacob Dunningham is interested in quantum technologies with a particular emphasis on quantum metrology, sensing, and imaging. His research looks into innovative ways of creating and using entanglement in practical schemes as well as developing theoretical tools for studying these systems.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 873114

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Jacob Dunningham - Deputy Director of the Centre

Professor Matthias Keller

Deputy Director (Planning)

Matthias Keller is studying single ions and photons, with the aim to develop new quantum technologies such as interfaces for the quantum internet and quantum computers. He also investigates quantum mechanical effects on chemical reaction dynamics.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 877673

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Ion Trap Cavity-QED and Molecular Physics Group

Professor Matthias Keller

Doctor Fedja Orucevic

Deputy Director (Training)

Doctor Fedja Orucevic is working in the field of Ultracold Atoms. The focus of his research is to bridge fundamental and applied aspects of quantum gases and develop a new generation of sensors that exploit the properties of quantum physics to achieve better sensitivities, accuracies and resolutions.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 876750

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Quantum Systems and Devices Group

Fedja Orucevic

Doctor Niel de Beaudrap

Deputy Director (Emerging Researchers)

Niel de Beaudrap is a quantum computing theorist at the Department of Informatics. He works in quantum information theory and quantum architecture, and also on complexity theory, tensor networks, and combinatorics.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 678364

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Doctor Niel de Beaudrap

Professor Barry Garraway

Barry Garraway is working on the physics of trapping and manipulating cold atoms in rings and loops, for rotation sensing, and in lattices, for quantum information processing. He is also using quantum optics for the study of photonic quantum logic.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 877016

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Professor Barry Garraway

Professor Peter Kruger

Peter Kruger is a Research Professor of Experimental Physics and leads the Quantum Systems and Devices Group.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 876761

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Quantum Systems and Devices Group

Professor Peter Kruger

Professor Sebastian Weidt

Sebastian Weidt is working in the field of quantum technologies and his research focuses on the development of universal quantum computers, quantum simulators and portable high frequency quantum sensors.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 678752

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Ion Quantum Technology group

Doctor Sebastian Weidt

Professor Jose Verdu Galiana

Jose Verdu is developing new devices for mass measurement and novel surface trap technology for trapping electrons. The electrons can be cooled down to the ground state and they can be coherently coupled to microwave quantum circuits and used for implementing quantum gates and quantum memories.

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 678712

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Geonium Chip Group

Jose is Course Convenor for our Quantum Technology MSc

Doctor Jose Verdu Galliana

Dr Evgeny Chekhovich

Evgeny is interested in experimental quantum physics, spin qubits in semiconductor quantum dots, optically detected magnetic resonance and many-body quantum systems.


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Dr Evgeny Chekhovich, Senior Lecturer in Quantum Optics and Technology