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Dr Peter Turner

Dr Peter Turner

Dr Peter Turner
BSc, MSc(Tor), PhD(Tor)

Senior Lecturer

HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Peter Turner received his BSc with combined honours in Physics and Mathematics from Dalhousie University, and completed his MSc and PhD in Physics at the University of Toronto. He was then an Alberta Ingenuity Fellow at the Institute for Quantum Information Science at the University of Calgary, and Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Tokyo. From there he moved to the University of Bristol where he is now Director of the Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training.

A hopefully not too out of date CV.


Quantum Optics (PHYSM0019) in the Quantum Engineering programme.

Methods of Theoretical Physics (PHYS38014) in the undergraduate Physics programme.


  • Quantum information theory
  • Quantum estimation
  • Quantum optics
  • Group representation theory

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