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Boyd Quantum Photonics Research Group

2010 News

Professor Boyd Appointed Canada Excellence Research Chair

May 17, 2010

Professor Robert W. Boyd has been appointed as the inaugural Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Quantum Nonlinear Optics. He will be taking up this position in the Fall of 2010 at the University of Ottawa in Canada's capital city.


Professor Robert Boyd Wins Humboldt Prize

May 3, 2010

Professor Boyd has been awarded the Humboldt Prize. The prize, given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, recognizes internationally renowned scientists and scholars, and comes with an award of 60,000 euros. It is given to 100 scientists each year in honor of an impressive cumulative body of work.


Ghost Imaging Paper Published in Physical Review Letters

April 23, 2010

We recently published a paper in the journal Physical Review Letters on a new ghost image identification technique that only needs a few correlated photon pairs to identify an object.