Chitra Rangan represents Canada at IDL launch in Paris

Chitra Rangan will represent Canada at the inaugural celebration of the International Day of Light (IDL), May 16 at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France. Dr. Rangan, whose research is in atomic, molecular and optical physics, is the chair of the steering committee for IDL-Canada.  She will… Read more »

Change Polarization of Light to Rapidly Reset Qubits

An important problem in Quantum Information Processing is the so-called “rapid reset” problem, where in qubits must be quickly initialized so that they might be reused in computations.  Many researchers have tried to solve this problem by creating platforms where the spontaneous emission rate is increased, but their schemes created another problem – namely one… Read more »

Canadian student at IDL launch in Paris

Kate Fenwick of Queen’s University will be the Canadian representative for the International Association of Physics Students delegation that will be volunteering at the May 16, 2018 UNESCO celebration in Paris, France to launch the first Annual International Day of Light (IDL).  Kate will have the opportunity to work alongside many physics students from around… Read more »