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Dr Chris Erven

Dr Chris Erven

Dr Chris Erven
BASc Honours, MSc, PhD

Lecturer in Quantum Engineering

Area of research

Integrated Quantum Cryptography and Metrology

Office NSQI
HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Research summary

Dr. Chris Erven is a Lecturer in Quantum Engineering at the University of Bristol. He is a Co-Director of the Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training and a researcher at the Centre for Quantum Photonics. His interests include photonic quantum technologies, in particular the development of integrated quantum cryptography devices and their commercial application.

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Chris received his B.A.Sc. in Honours Co-op Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo in April 2005. While completing an option in Physics, he was eventually led to the field of quantum computing, a unique blend of physics and engineering.  Thereafter, Chris joined the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo under the supervision of Prof. Gregor Weihs and Prof. Raymond Laflamme. He completed his M.Sc. in Physics in 2007 and his Ph.D. in Physics with a specialization in Quantum Information in 2012. During his Masters and Ph.D. he built an experimental ...

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