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CQP are pleased to announce our involvement in the recently announced EPSRC Quantum Technologies Hub network.

ERC Starter Grant award

Congratulations to Dr Mark Thompson who has was successful in his application for an ERC Starter Grant and has been awarded over £1,000,000 to further investigate his work on Quantum Photonic Engineering. 

ARO Collaboration Workshop

In November CQP hosted a successful three day workshop, with collaborators from Imperial College, the University of Ulm and the University of Freiburg, to discuss our research into Photonic Quantum Characterisation, Verification and Validation. We are grateful for funding from the US Army Research Office.

On November 19th and 20th the inaugural Southwest Quantum Technologies Group meeting took place at the University of Exeter; over 50 participants from the GW4 universities (Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter and beyond) attended and CQP researchers gave presentations on Bristol's Quantum research. 

Dr Döndü Sahin, a Marie Curie Experienced Researcher from the Centre for Quantum Photonics, was invited to present a paper based on her PhD work for the Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics.

Dr Takafumi Ono, has joined CQP as a postdoctoral researcher. Previously at Hokkaido University his research garnered a lot of attention in February when he and his team built the world’s first entanglement-enhanced microscope.



There are currently no positions available within CQP. To register your interest in future opportunities please submit your CV and Covering letter to: 

Please continue to check for new posts on our opportunities page. 



At the moment there are no studentships available. However, for more information on studying at the University of Bristol please visit the Postgraduate Study Webpage. Here you can find information about the courses on offer and the support available for students.

Upcoming CQP Events

CQP Commercialisation Seminar - The Patent Process - 2nd December


SWQT Follow Up Workshop
2nd - 3rd February 2015

8th - 10th April 2015


3.30, Physics

Engineers House, UK

Merchant Venturer's Building, UK


Upcoming University of Bristol Events

Training Courses:

Planning and Writing your Thesis
26th February 2015, 9.30 - 4.30



HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Physics 


Upcoming External Events


CLEO Europe 2015:


Munich, Germany


If you are a student interested in attending CLEO Europe 2015, then you can apply for one of 10 grants worth €500 for UK students. This grant will go towards the costs of your fees, accommodation and transport for this event.

Applications must be made between October 17, 2014 and January 19, 2015  by using the online system for conference submissions.


About Me

Dr Döndü Sahin, Postdoctoral Researcher

Döndü is an Experienced Marie Curie Researcher with the Centre for Quantum Photonics. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Eindhoven University of Technology, in January 2004, with her thesis Waveguide Superconducting Single-Photon and Photon-Number-Resolving Detectors. During her PhD, Döndü developed NbN deposition using a reactive sputter deposition technique as well as a fabrication process for superconducting nanowires from the scratch. Furthermore, with the films she deposited, she studied the first integrated single-photon detectors, single photon autocorrelators and photon-number-resolving detectors on GaAs. For her research, she received a best poster price in Fotonik 13.
Her passion on superconducting integrated detectors was a good fit for the CQP. Therefore, she joined the group shortly after her graduation. In CQP, so far she has mainly involved in integrated detectors project. In her free time, Döndü enjoys watching movies, reading, travelling, spending time with friends and puzzles. In addition, she really (really) enjoys horse-riding and she is looking to start that again in Bristol. 

Did you know...?

This month Clifton Village will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Clifton Suspension Bridge!


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