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Professor Mark Thompson

Professor Mark Thompson

Professor Mark Thompson
MSc(Sheff), PhD(Cantab)

Professor in Quantum Photonics

Office NSQI 1.06 / MVB 4.15
HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Office NSQI 1.06 / MVB 4.15
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3940024

Research summary

  • Photonic Devices
  • Photonic Integration
  • Experimental Quantum Optics

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Director of the Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training

Deputy Director of the Centre for Quantum Photonics

Brief summary of professional and academic experiences:

Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow
Departments of Physics and Electrical Engineering,
University of Bristol, UK
2008 - present

Toshiba Research Fellow
Electron Device Laboratories
Toshiba Corporate Research & Development Centre, Kawasaki, Japan 
2009 - 2010

Research Fellow
Sidney Sussex College
University of Cambridge, UK
2006 - 2008

Department of Engineering,
University of Cambridge, UK
2002 - 2006

Research Scientist
Bookham Technology Ltd,
Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK
2000 - 2002

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Recent publications

  • Carolan, J, Harrold, C, Sparrow, C, Lopez, EM, Russell, N, Silverstone, J, Shadbolt, P, Matsuda, N, Ogama, M, Itoh, M, Marshall, G, Thompson, M, Matthews, J, Hashimoto, T, O'Brien, J & Laing, A 2015, ‘Universal linear optics’. Science, vol 349., pp. 711-716
  • Mendoza, GJ, Santagati, R, Munns, J, Hemsley, E, Piekarek, M, Martin-Lopez, E, Marshall, GD, Bonneau, D, Thompson, MG & O'Brien, JL 2015, ‘Active Temporal Multiplexing of Photons’. arXiv .

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