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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Quantum Optics and Information) in Theme (Physical Sciences)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Stable Quantum Gas of Fermionic Polar MoleculesCornish, Professor SLDurham, University ofPhysics 994,668
Atom-based Quantum PhotonicsHughes, Professor IGDurham, University ofPhysics 1,276,337
Atomically Deterministic Doping and Readout For Semiconductor Solotronics (ADDRFSS)Murdin, Professor BNUniversity of SurreyATI Physics 6,382,161
Attosecond X-ray Spectroscopy of Ultrafast Dynamics in the Condensed PhaseMarangos, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 1,230,885
Beyond Blue: New Horizons in Nitrides (Platform Grant Renewal)Oliver, Professor RAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 979,288
CCPQ: Quantum Dynamics in Atomic, Molecular and Optical PhysicsWorth, Professor GAUCLChemistry 89,023
Cooperative light propagation and spectroscopy with cold atomsRuostekoski, Professor JLancaster UniversityPhysics 325,836
Designing Out-of-Equilibrium Many-Body Quantum SystemsDaley, Professor A JUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 5,834,555
DFT+mu: A Step Change in Muon SpectroscopyBlundell, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 393,208
DFT+mu: a step change in muon spectroscopyPratt, Dr FLSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)ISIS Pulsed Neutron & Muon Source 58,049
DFT+mu: a step change in muon spectroscopyLancaster, Professor TDurham, University ofPhysics 393,642
Entangled quantum sensors: enhanced precision at the Heisenberg limitWeides, Professor MPUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 514,764
Far From Equilibrium Quantum SimulatorsSzymanska, Professor MHUCLPhysics and Astronomy 850,350
Fluctuation Induced Exotic Phases of Quantum MatterGreen, Professor AGUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 735,283
Fluctuation Induced Exotic Phases of Quantum MatterHuxley, Professor ADUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 639,300
From Nanoscale Structure to Nanoscale Function (NS2NF)Briggs, Professor GADUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,530,594
GaAsP-GaAs nanowire quantum dots for novel quantum emittersSanchez, Professor AUniversity of WarwickPhysics 456,826
GaAsP-GaAs nanowire quantum dots for novel quantum emittersMowbray, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 491,886
GaAsP-GaAs nanowire quantum dots for novel quantum emittersLiu, Professor HUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 779,029
Harnessing quantum optical phenomena in cold atomic ensemblesRuostekoski, Professor JLancaster UniversityPhysics 975,175
High Resolution Ion Beam Analysis FacilityWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 1,570,473
Hot-electron quantum optics (HEQO)Emary, Dr CNewcastle UniversitySch of Maths, Statistics and Physics 252,481
Hybrid PolaritonicsLagoudakis, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 5,123,946
Laser refrigeration on the nanoscale: From nanocryostats to quantum optomechanicsThomson, Professor RRHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 335,592
Laser refrigeration on the nanoscale: From nanocryostats to quantum optomechanicsBarker, Professor PFUCLPhysics and Astronomy 729,667
Laser-Plasma Interactions at the Intensity Frontier: the Transition to the QED-Plasma RegimeRidgers, Dr CPUniversity of YorkPhysics 358,341
Levitated Electromechanics: All-Electrical Nanoscale Control and Cooling (LEVELECTRO)Millen, Dr JNKings College LondonPhysics 387,989
Many-body quantum enginesDe Chiara, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 345,321
Maximising usage of Chameleon Ultra II laser systemMuskens, Professor OUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 162,725
Microwave and Terahertz Field Sensing and Imaging using Rydberg AtomsPritchard, Dr JDUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 460,323
Microwave and Terahertz Field Sensing and Imaging using Rydberg AtomsWeatherill, Professor KJDurham, University ofPhysics 568,448
Molecular Microcavity Photon SourceHinds, Professor EAImperial College LondonPhysics 943,335
MOSQUITO: MObile Spin-based QUantum Information sTOrageBonato, Dr CHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,196,211
Near-equilibrium thermalised quantum lightOulton, Dr RFMImperial College LondonPhysics 767,529
Non-Ergodic Quantum ManipulationPepper, Professor Sir MUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 7,032,540
Non-perturbative and stochastic approaches to many-body localizationSchomerus, Professor HULancaster UniversityPhysics 374,492
Optical Clock Arrays for Quantum MetrologyJones, Professor MPADurham, University ofPhysics 1,012,413
Optimal control for robust ion trap quantum logicThompson, Professor RCImperial College LondonPhysics 1,110,664
Optimising Information Processing for Quantum TechnologiesBerta, Dr MAImperial College LondonComputing 275,132
Putting Chaos to Work: Multi-Photon Entanglement in Complex Scattering MediaMalik, Dr MHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,191,690
QSUM: Quantum Science with Ultracold MoleculesCornish, Professor SLDurham, University ofPhysics 6,731,104
Quantum Bio-inspired Energy harvesting (QuBE)Gauger, Dr EMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 358,171
Quantum Cavity Optomechanics of Levitated Nanoparticles: from Foundations to TechnologiesBarker, Professor PFUCLPhysics and Astronomy 869,905
Quantum Effects in Electronic Nanodevices (QuEEN)Briggs, Professor GADUniversity of OxfordMaterials 5,296,044
Quantum information science: tools and applications for fundamental physics (Ext.)Oppenheim, Professor JUCLPhysics and Astronomy 623,081
Redrawing the boundaries: new approaches to many-body open quantum systemsNazir, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 866,380
Relativistic Electron VorticesBarnett, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Physics and Astronomy 204,146
RS Fellow - EPSRC grant (2016): Investigating Measurement Incompatibility in Quantum TheorySkrzypczyk, Dr PUniversity of BristolPhysics 263,469
Rydberg polaritons in Cu2O microcavitiesOhadi, Dr HUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 262,098
Scrambling of Quantum Information in Many-Body SystemsMasanes, Dr LUCLPhysics and Astronomy 809,237
Solid State SuperatomsLynch, Dr SACardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 653,988
Solid State SuperatomsJones, Professor MPADurham, University ofPhysics 804,634
Ti:Sapphire Regenerative Amplified Laser System for ultrafast, high-field terahertz photonicsDean, Dr PUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 451,951

Total Number of Grants: 53
Total Value of Grants: £67,324,378

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).