Professor Robert Hadfield

Professor Robert Hadfield
  • Professor of Photonics (Electronic and Nanoscale Engineering)

telephone: 01413304929
email: Robert.Hadfield@glasgow.ac.uk

School of Engineering
Rankine Building
R618 Level 6


Biography

Robert Hadfield joined the University of Glasgow as Professor of Photonics in January 2013.  He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK in 2003.  He was a postdoctoral guest researcher at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado from 2003 to 2006.  He returned to the UK in 2007 as a Royal Society University Research Fellow at Heriot-Watt University and was promoted to Reader in Physics in 2009.   He was awarded the 2012 J&E Hall Gold Medal of the Institute of Refrigeration and the 2013 Brian Pippard Prize of the Institute of Physics Superconductivity Group.  He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Physics in 2010.  He is a Senior Member of IEEE and SPIE and a Member of OSA.  He serves on the editoral boards of the Journals Superconductor Science and Technology (IoP) and Optics Express (OSA).  

Publications

Professor Hadfield  has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers in international Journals, including 6 in Nature Journals.  His work has attracted more than 1700 citations with an h-index is 21 (Web of Science Researcher ID L-8081-2013)

Research Group

Professor Hadfield leads the Quantum Sensors group at the University of Glasgow.

Website: Quantum Sensors

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Gemmell, N.R., McCarthy, A., Liu, B., Tanner, M.G., Dorenbos, S.D., Zwiller, V., Patterson, M.S., Buller, G.S., Wilson, B.C., and Hadfield, R.H. (2013) Singlet oxygen luminescence detection with a fiber-coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detector. Optics Express, 21 (4). pp. 5005-5013. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.21.005005)

Bonneau, D., Lobino, M., Jiang, P., Natarajan, C.M., Tanner, M.G., Hadfield, R.H., Dorenbos, S.N., Zwiller, V., Thompson, M.G., and O'Brien, J.L. (2012) Fast Path and polarization manipulation of telecom wavelength single photons in lithium niobate waveguide devices. Physical Review Letters, 108 (5). 053601. ISSN 0031-9007 (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.053601)

De Greve, K. et al. (2012) Quantum-dot spin–photon entanglement via frequency downconversion to telecom wavelength. Nature, 491 (7424). pp. 421-425. ISSN 0028-0836 (doi:10.1038/nature11577)

Tanner, M.G. et al. (2010) Enhanced telecom wavelength single-photon detection with NbTiN superconducting nanowires on oxidized silicon. Applied Physics Letters, 96 (22). p. 221109. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3428960)

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Number of items: 54.

2014

Heath, R. M., Tanner, M. G., Casaburi, A., Webster, M. G., San Emeterio Alvarez, L., Jiang, W., Barber, Z. H., Warburton, R. J., and Hadfield, R. H. (2014) Nano-optical observation of cascade switching in a parallel superconducting nanowire single photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 104 (6). 063503. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.4865199)

Casaburi, A., Heath, R.M., Tanner, M.G., Cristiano, R., Ejrnaes, M., Nappi, C., and Hadfield, R. (2014) Parallel superconducting strip-line detectors: reset behaviour in the single-strip switch regime. Superconductor Science and Technology, 27 (4). 044029. ISSN 0953-2048 (doi:10.1088/0953-2048/27/4/044029)

Silverstone, J.W. et al. (2014) On-chip quantum interference between silicon photon-pair sources. Nature Photonics, 8 (2). pp. 104-108. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2013.339)

Tanner, M. G., Makarov, V., and Hadfield, R. H. (2014) Optimised quantum hacking of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Optics Express, 22 (6). pp. 6734-6748. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.22.006734)

2013

McCarthy, A., Krichel, N.J., Gemmell, N.R., Ren, X., Tanner, M.G., Dorenbos, S.N., Zwiller, V., Hadfield, R., and Buller, G.S. (2013) Kilometer-range, high resolution depth imaging via 1560 nm wavelength single-photon detection. Optics Express, 21 (7). pp. 8904-8915. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.21.008904)

Gemmell, N.R., McCarthy, A., Liu, B., Tanner, M.G., Dorenbos, S.D., Zwiller, V., Patterson, M.S., Buller, G.S., Wilson, B.C., and Hadfield, R.H. (2013) Singlet oxygen luminescence detection with a fiber-coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detector. Optics Express, 21 (4). pp. 5005-5013. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.21.005005)

Natarajan, C.M., Zhang, L., Coldenstrodt-Ronge, H., Donati, G., Dorenbos, S.N., Zwiller, V., Walmsley, I.A., and Hadfield, R. (2013) Quantum detector tomography of a time-multiplexed superconducting nanowire single-photon detector at telecom wavelengths. Optics Express, 21 (1). pp. 893-902. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.21.000893)

Burenkov, V., Xu, H., Qi, B., Hadfield, R., and Lo, H.-K. (2013) Investigations of afterpulsing and detection efficiency recovery in superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Journal of Applied Physics, 113 (21). p. 213102. ISSN 0021-8979 (doi:10.1063/1.4807833)

Casaburi, A., Heath, R.M., Tanner, M.G., Cristiano, R., Ejrnaes, M., Nappi, C., and Hadfield, R.H. (2013) Current distribution in a parallel configuration superconducting strip-line detector. Applied Physics Letters, 103 (1). 013503. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.4813087)

De Greve, K. et al. (2013) Complete tomography of a high-fidelity solid-state entangled spin–photon qubit pair. Nature Communications, 4 (2228). ISSN 2041-1723 (doi:10.1038/ncomms3228)

2012

Tanner, M.G., Alvarez, L.S.E., Jiang, W., Warburton, R.J., Barber, Z.H., and Hadfield, R.H. (2012) A superconducting nanowire single photon detector on lithium niobate. Nanotechnology, 23 (50). p. 505201. ISSN 0957-4484 (doi:10.1088/0957-4484/23/50/505201)

Natarajan, C.M., Tanner, M.G., and Hadfield, R. (2012) Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors: physics and applications. Superconductor Science and Technology, 25 (6). 063001. ISSN 0953-2048 (doi:10.1088/0953-2048/25/6/063001)

Dyer, S.D., Tanner, M.G., Baek, B., Hadfield, R., and Nam, S.W. (2012) Analysis of a distributed fiber-optic temperature sensor using single-photon detectors. Optics Express, 20 (4). p. 3456. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.20.003456)

Bonneau, D. et al. (2012) Quantum interference and manipulation of entanglement in silicon wire waveguide quantum circuits. New Journal of Physics, 14 (4). 045003. ISSN 1367-2630 (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/14/4/045003)

Bonneau, D., Lobino, M., Jiang, P., Natarajan, C.M., Tanner, M.G., Hadfield, R.H., Dorenbos, S.N., Zwiller, V., Thompson, M.G., and O'Brien, J.L. (2012) Fast Path and polarization manipulation of telecom wavelength single photons in lithium niobate waveguide devices. Physical Review Letters, 108 (5). 053601. ISSN 0031-9007 (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.053601)

De Greve, K. et al. (2012) Quantum-dot spin–photon entanglement via frequency downconversion to telecom wavelength. Nature, 491 (7424). pp. 421-425. ISSN 0028-0836 (doi:10.1038/nature11577)

Prechtel, J.H., Dalgarno, P.A., Hadfield, R., McFarlane, J., Badolato, A., Petroff, P.M., and Warburton, R.J. (2012) Fast electro-optics of a single self-assembled quantum dot in a charge-tunable device. Journal of Applied Physics, 111 (4). 043112. ISSN 0021-8979 (doi:10.1063/1.3687375)

2011

Gerrits, T. et al. (2011) Generation of degenerate, factorizable, pulsed squeezed light at telecom wavelengths. Optics Express, 19 (24). p. 24434. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.19.024434)

Clarke, P.J. et al. (2011) Analysis of detector performance in a gigahertz clock rate quantum key distribution system. New Journal of Physics, 13 (7). 075008. ISSN 1367-2630 (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/13/7/075008)

Lobino, M. et al. (2011) Correlated photon-pair generation in a periodically poled MgO doped stoichiometric lithium tantalate reverse proton exchanged waveguide. Applied Physics Letters, 99 (8). 081110. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3628328)

O’Connor, J.A., Tanner, M.G., Natarajan, C.M., Buller, G.S., Warburton, R.J., Miki, S., Wang, Z., Nam, S.W., and Hadfield, R.H. (2011) Spatial dependence of output pulse delay in a niobium nitride nanowire superconducting single-photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 98 (20). p. 201116. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3581054)

Tanner, M.G., Dyer, S.D., Baek, B., Hadfield, R.H., and Nam, S.W. (2011) High-resolution single-mode fiber-optic distributed Raman sensor for absolute temperature measurement using superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 99 (20). p. 201110. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3656702)

Tanner, M.G., Dyer, S.D., Baek, B., Hadfield, R.H., and Woo Nam, S. (2011) High-resolution single-mode fiber-optic distributed Raman sensor for absolute temperature measurement using superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 99 (20). p. 201110. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3656702)

Xiong, C. et al. (2011) Generation of correlated photon pairs in a chalcogenide As2S3 waveguide. Applied Physics Letters, 98 (5). 051101. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3549744)

2010

Gong, Y. et al. (2010) Linewidth narrowing and Purcell enhancement in photonic crystal cavities on an Er-doped silicon nitride platform. Optics Express, 18 (3). p. 2601. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.18.002601)

Collins, R.J., Hadfield, R., and Buller, G.S. (2010) Commentary: new developments in single photon detection in the short wavelength infrared regime. Journal of Nanophotonics, 4 (1). 040301. ISSN 1934-2608 (doi:10.1117/1.3314890)

Dorenbos, S.N. et al. (2010) Position controlled nanowires for infrared single photon emission. Applied Physics Letters, 97 (17). p. 171106. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3506499)

Natarajan, C.M., Peruzzo, A., Miki, S., Sasaki, M., Wang, Z., Baek, B., Nam, S., Hadfield, R.H., and O’Brien, J.L. (2010) Operating quantum waveguide circuits with superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 96 (21). p. 211101. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3413948)

Tanner, M.G. et al. (2010) Enhanced telecom wavelength single-photon detection with NbTiN superconducting nanowires on oxidized silicon. Applied Physics Letters, 96 (22). p. 221109. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3428960)

2009

Rosenberg, D. et al. (2009) Practical long-distance quantum key distribution system using decoy levels. New Journal of Physics, 11 (4). 045009. ISSN 1367-2630 (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/11/4/045009)

Hadfield, R.H. (2009) Single-photon detectors for optical quantum information applications. Nature Photonics, 3 (12). pp. 696-705. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2009.230)

McFarlane, J., Dalgarno, P.A., Gerardot, B.D., Hadfield, R.H., Warburton, R.J., Karrai, K., Badolato, A., and Petroff, P.M. (2009) Gigahertz bandwidth electrical control over a dark exciton-based memory bit in a single quantum dot. Applied Physics Letters, 94 (9). 093113. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3086461)

Stevens, M.J., Hadfield, R.H., Gerrits, T., Clement, T.S., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2009) Infrared wavelength-dependent optical characterization of NbN nanowire superconducting single-photon detectors. Journal of Modern Optics, 56 (2-3). pp. 358-363. ISSN 0950-0340 (doi:10.1080/09500340802322426)

Ursin, R. et al. (2009) Space-quest, experiments with quantum entanglement in space. Europhysics News, 40 (3). pp. 26-29. ISSN 0531-7479 (doi:10.1051/epn/2009503)

2008

Serrels, K.A., Ramsay, E., Dalgarno, P.A., Gerardot, B., O'Connor, J., Hadfield, R.H., Warburton, R.J., and Reid, D.T. (2008) Solid immersion lens applications for nanophotonic devices. Journal of Nanophotonics, 2 (1). 021854. ISSN 1934-2608 (doi:10.1117/1.3068652)

Honjo, T. et al. (2008) Long-distance entanglement-based quantum key distribution over optical fiber. Optics Express, 16 (23). pp. 19118-19126. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.16.019118)

Chen, J., Altepeter, J.B., Medic, M., Lee, K.F., Gokden, B., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Kumar, P. (2008) Demonstration of a quantum controlled-NOT gate in the telecommunications band. Physical Review Letters, 100 (13). p. 133603. ISSN 0031-9007 (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.133603)

Miki, S., Fujiwara, M., Sasaki, M., Baek, B., Miller, A.J., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Wang, Z. (2008) Large sensitive-area NbN nanowire superconducting single-photon detectors fabricated on single-crystal MgO substrates. Applied Physics Letters, 92 (6). 061116. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2870099)

Rowe, M.A., Gansen, E.J., Greene, M.B., Rosenberg, D., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2008) Designing high electron mobility transistor heterostructures with quantum dots for efficient, number-resolving photon detection. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology Part B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 26 (3). p. 1174. ISSN 1071-1023 (doi:10.1116/1.2837839)

2007

Gansen, E.J., Rowe, M.A., Greene, M.B., Rosenberg, D., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2007) Photon-number-discriminating detection using a quantum-dot, optically gated, field-effect transistor. Nature Photonics, 1 (10). pp. 585-588. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2007.173)

Warburton, R.E., McCarthy, A., Wallace, A.M., Hernandez-Marin, S., Hadfield, R., Nam, S.W., and Buller, G.S. (2007) Subcentimeter depth resolution using a single-photon counting time-of-flight laser ranging system at 1550 nm wavelength. Optics Letters, 32 (15). pp. 2266-2268. ISSN 0146-9592 (doi:10.1364/OL.32.002266)

Liang, C., Lee, K.F., Medic, M., Kumar, P., Hadfield, R., and Nam, S.W. (2007) Characterization of fiber-generated entangled photon pairs with superconducting single-photon detectors. Optics Express, 15 (3). pp. 1322-1327. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.15.001322)

Collins, R.J., Hadfield, R.H., Fernandez, V., Nam, S.W., and Buller, G.S. (2007) Low timing jitter detector for gigahertz quantum key distribution. Electronics Letters, 43 (3). pp. 180-182. ISSN 0013-5194 (doi:10.1049/el:20073748)

Gansen, E.J., Rowe, M.A., Greene, M.B., Rosenberg, D., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2007) Operational analysis of a quantum dot optically gated field-effect transistor as a single-photon detector. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 13 (4). pp. 967-977. ISSN 1077-260X (doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2007.902843)

Hadfield, R.H., Dalgarno, P.A., O’Connor, J.A., Ramsay, E., Warburton, R.J., Gansen, E.J., Baek, B., Stevens, M.J., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2007) Submicrometer photoresponse mapping of nanowire superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 91 (24). p. 241108. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2824384)

Hadfield, R.H., Stevens, M.J., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2007) Single-photon source characterization with twin infrared-sensitive superconducting single-photon detectors. Journal of Applied Physics, 101 (10). p. 103104. ISSN 0021-8979 (doi:10.1063/1.2717582)

Takesue, H., Nam, S.W., Zhang, Q., Hadfield, R.H., Honjo, T., Tamaki, K., and Yamamoto, Y. (2007) Quantum key distribution over a 40-dB channel loss using superconducting single-photon detectors. Nature Photonics, 1 (6). pp. 343-348. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2007.75)

2006

Hadfield, R.H., Habif, J.L., Schlafer, J., Schwall, R.E., and Nam, S.W. (2006) Quantum key distribution at 1550 nm with twin superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (24). p. 241129. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2405870)

Jaspan, M.A., Habif, J.L., Hadfield, R.H., and Nam, S.W. (2006) Heralding of telecommunication photon pairs with a superconducting single photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (3). 031112. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2219411)

Rowe, M.A., Gansen, E.J., Greene, M., Hadfield, R.H., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Nam, S.W., Mirin, R.P., and Rosenberg, D. (2006) Single-photon detection using a quantum dot optically gated field-effect transistor with high internal quantum efficiency. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (25). p. 253505. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2403907)

Stevens, M.J., Hadfield, R.H., Schwall, R.E., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2006) Quantum dot single photon sources studied with superconducting single photon detectors. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 12 (6). pp. 1255-1268. ISSN 1077-260X (doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2006.885088)

Stevens, M.J., Hadfield, R.H., Schwall, R.E., Nam, S.W., Mirin, R.P., and Gupta, J.A. (2006) Fast lifetime measurements of infrared emitters using a low-jitter superconducting single-photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (3). 031109. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2221516)

2005

Hadfield, R., Stevens, M.J., Gruber, S.S., Miller, A.J., Schwall, R.E., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2005) Single photon source characterization with a superconducting single photon detector. Optics Express, 13 (26). pp. 10846-10853. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OPEX.13.010846)

Hadfield, R.H., Miller, A.J., Nam, S.W., Kautz, R.L., and Schwall, R.E. (2005) Low-frequency phase locking in high-inductance superconducting nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 87 (20). p. 203505. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2130525)

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Heath, R. M., Tanner, M. G., Casaburi, A., Webster, M. G., San Emeterio Alvarez, L., Jiang, W., Barber, Z. H., Warburton, R. J., and Hadfield, R. H. (2014) Nano-optical observation of cascade switching in a parallel superconducting nanowire single photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 104 (6). 063503. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.4865199)

Casaburi, A., Heath, R.M., Tanner, M.G., Cristiano, R., Ejrnaes, M., Nappi, C., and Hadfield, R. (2014) Parallel superconducting strip-line detectors: reset behaviour in the single-strip switch regime. Superconductor Science and Technology, 27 (4). 044029. ISSN 0953-2048 (doi:10.1088/0953-2048/27/4/044029)

Silverstone, J.W. et al. (2014) On-chip quantum interference between silicon photon-pair sources. Nature Photonics, 8 (2). pp. 104-108. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2013.339)

Tanner, M. G., Makarov, V., and Hadfield, R. H. (2014) Optimised quantum hacking of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Optics Express, 22 (6). pp. 6734-6748. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.22.006734)

McCarthy, A., Krichel, N.J., Gemmell, N.R., Ren, X., Tanner, M.G., Dorenbos, S.N., Zwiller, V., Hadfield, R., and Buller, G.S. (2013) Kilometer-range, high resolution depth imaging via 1560 nm wavelength single-photon detection. Optics Express, 21 (7). pp. 8904-8915. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.21.008904)

Gemmell, N.R., McCarthy, A., Liu, B., Tanner, M.G., Dorenbos, S.D., Zwiller, V., Patterson, M.S., Buller, G.S., Wilson, B.C., and Hadfield, R.H. (2013) Singlet oxygen luminescence detection with a fiber-coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detector. Optics Express, 21 (4). pp. 5005-5013. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.21.005005)

Natarajan, C.M., Zhang, L., Coldenstrodt-Ronge, H., Donati, G., Dorenbos, S.N., Zwiller, V., Walmsley, I.A., and Hadfield, R. (2013) Quantum detector tomography of a time-multiplexed superconducting nanowire single-photon detector at telecom wavelengths. Optics Express, 21 (1). pp. 893-902. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.21.000893)

Burenkov, V., Xu, H., Qi, B., Hadfield, R., and Lo, H.-K. (2013) Investigations of afterpulsing and detection efficiency recovery in superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Journal of Applied Physics, 113 (21). p. 213102. ISSN 0021-8979 (doi:10.1063/1.4807833)

Casaburi, A., Heath, R.M., Tanner, M.G., Cristiano, R., Ejrnaes, M., Nappi, C., and Hadfield, R.H. (2013) Current distribution in a parallel configuration superconducting strip-line detector. Applied Physics Letters, 103 (1). 013503. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.4813087)

De Greve, K. et al. (2013) Complete tomography of a high-fidelity solid-state entangled spin–photon qubit pair. Nature Communications, 4 (2228). ISSN 2041-1723 (doi:10.1038/ncomms3228)

Tanner, M.G., Alvarez, L.S.E., Jiang, W., Warburton, R.J., Barber, Z.H., and Hadfield, R.H. (2012) A superconducting nanowire single photon detector on lithium niobate. Nanotechnology, 23 (50). p. 505201. ISSN 0957-4484 (doi:10.1088/0957-4484/23/50/505201)

Natarajan, C.M., Tanner, M.G., and Hadfield, R. (2012) Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors: physics and applications. Superconductor Science and Technology, 25 (6). 063001. ISSN 0953-2048 (doi:10.1088/0953-2048/25/6/063001)

Dyer, S.D., Tanner, M.G., Baek, B., Hadfield, R., and Nam, S.W. (2012) Analysis of a distributed fiber-optic temperature sensor using single-photon detectors. Optics Express, 20 (4). p. 3456. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.20.003456)

Bonneau, D. et al. (2012) Quantum interference and manipulation of entanglement in silicon wire waveguide quantum circuits. New Journal of Physics, 14 (4). 045003. ISSN 1367-2630 (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/14/4/045003)

Bonneau, D., Lobino, M., Jiang, P., Natarajan, C.M., Tanner, M.G., Hadfield, R.H., Dorenbos, S.N., Zwiller, V., Thompson, M.G., and O'Brien, J.L. (2012) Fast Path and polarization manipulation of telecom wavelength single photons in lithium niobate waveguide devices. Physical Review Letters, 108 (5). 053601. ISSN 0031-9007 (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.053601)

De Greve, K. et al. (2012) Quantum-dot spin–photon entanglement via frequency downconversion to telecom wavelength. Nature, 491 (7424). pp. 421-425. ISSN 0028-0836 (doi:10.1038/nature11577)

Prechtel, J.H., Dalgarno, P.A., Hadfield, R., McFarlane, J., Badolato, A., Petroff, P.M., and Warburton, R.J. (2012) Fast electro-optics of a single self-assembled quantum dot in a charge-tunable device. Journal of Applied Physics, 111 (4). 043112. ISSN 0021-8979 (doi:10.1063/1.3687375)

Gerrits, T. et al. (2011) Generation of degenerate, factorizable, pulsed squeezed light at telecom wavelengths. Optics Express, 19 (24). p. 24434. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.19.024434)

Clarke, P.J. et al. (2011) Analysis of detector performance in a gigahertz clock rate quantum key distribution system. New Journal of Physics, 13 (7). 075008. ISSN 1367-2630 (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/13/7/075008)

Lobino, M. et al. (2011) Correlated photon-pair generation in a periodically poled MgO doped stoichiometric lithium tantalate reverse proton exchanged waveguide. Applied Physics Letters, 99 (8). 081110. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3628328)

O’Connor, J.A., Tanner, M.G., Natarajan, C.M., Buller, G.S., Warburton, R.J., Miki, S., Wang, Z., Nam, S.W., and Hadfield, R.H. (2011) Spatial dependence of output pulse delay in a niobium nitride nanowire superconducting single-photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 98 (20). p. 201116. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3581054)

Tanner, M.G., Dyer, S.D., Baek, B., Hadfield, R.H., and Nam, S.W. (2011) High-resolution single-mode fiber-optic distributed Raman sensor for absolute temperature measurement using superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 99 (20). p. 201110. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3656702)

Tanner, M.G., Dyer, S.D., Baek, B., Hadfield, R.H., and Woo Nam, S. (2011) High-resolution single-mode fiber-optic distributed Raman sensor for absolute temperature measurement using superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 99 (20). p. 201110. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3656702)

Xiong, C. et al. (2011) Generation of correlated photon pairs in a chalcogenide As2S3 waveguide. Applied Physics Letters, 98 (5). 051101. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3549744)

Gong, Y. et al. (2010) Linewidth narrowing and Purcell enhancement in photonic crystal cavities on an Er-doped silicon nitride platform. Optics Express, 18 (3). p. 2601. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.18.002601)

Collins, R.J., Hadfield, R., and Buller, G.S. (2010) Commentary: new developments in single photon detection in the short wavelength infrared regime. Journal of Nanophotonics, 4 (1). 040301. ISSN 1934-2608 (doi:10.1117/1.3314890)

Dorenbos, S.N. et al. (2010) Position controlled nanowires for infrared single photon emission. Applied Physics Letters, 97 (17). p. 171106. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3506499)

Natarajan, C.M., Peruzzo, A., Miki, S., Sasaki, M., Wang, Z., Baek, B., Nam, S., Hadfield, R.H., and O’Brien, J.L. (2010) Operating quantum waveguide circuits with superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 96 (21). p. 211101. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3413948)

Tanner, M.G. et al. (2010) Enhanced telecom wavelength single-photon detection with NbTiN superconducting nanowires on oxidized silicon. Applied Physics Letters, 96 (22). p. 221109. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3428960)

Rosenberg, D. et al. (2009) Practical long-distance quantum key distribution system using decoy levels. New Journal of Physics, 11 (4). 045009. ISSN 1367-2630 (doi:10.1088/1367-2630/11/4/045009)

Hadfield, R.H. (2009) Single-photon detectors for optical quantum information applications. Nature Photonics, 3 (12). pp. 696-705. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2009.230)

McFarlane, J., Dalgarno, P.A., Gerardot, B.D., Hadfield, R.H., Warburton, R.J., Karrai, K., Badolato, A., and Petroff, P.M. (2009) Gigahertz bandwidth electrical control over a dark exciton-based memory bit in a single quantum dot. Applied Physics Letters, 94 (9). 093113. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.3086461)

Stevens, M.J., Hadfield, R.H., Gerrits, T., Clement, T.S., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2009) Infrared wavelength-dependent optical characterization of NbN nanowire superconducting single-photon detectors. Journal of Modern Optics, 56 (2-3). pp. 358-363. ISSN 0950-0340 (doi:10.1080/09500340802322426)

Ursin, R. et al. (2009) Space-quest, experiments with quantum entanglement in space. Europhysics News, 40 (3). pp. 26-29. ISSN 0531-7479 (doi:10.1051/epn/2009503)

Serrels, K.A., Ramsay, E., Dalgarno, P.A., Gerardot, B., O'Connor, J., Hadfield, R.H., Warburton, R.J., and Reid, D.T. (2008) Solid immersion lens applications for nanophotonic devices. Journal of Nanophotonics, 2 (1). 021854. ISSN 1934-2608 (doi:10.1117/1.3068652)

Honjo, T. et al. (2008) Long-distance entanglement-based quantum key distribution over optical fiber. Optics Express, 16 (23). pp. 19118-19126. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.16.019118)

Chen, J., Altepeter, J.B., Medic, M., Lee, K.F., Gokden, B., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Kumar, P. (2008) Demonstration of a quantum controlled-NOT gate in the telecommunications band. Physical Review Letters, 100 (13). p. 133603. ISSN 0031-9007 (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.133603)

Miki, S., Fujiwara, M., Sasaki, M., Baek, B., Miller, A.J., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Wang, Z. (2008) Large sensitive-area NbN nanowire superconducting single-photon detectors fabricated on single-crystal MgO substrates. Applied Physics Letters, 92 (6). 061116. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2870099)

Rowe, M.A., Gansen, E.J., Greene, M.B., Rosenberg, D., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2008) Designing high electron mobility transistor heterostructures with quantum dots for efficient, number-resolving photon detection. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology Part B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 26 (3). p. 1174. ISSN 1071-1023 (doi:10.1116/1.2837839)

Gansen, E.J., Rowe, M.A., Greene, M.B., Rosenberg, D., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2007) Photon-number-discriminating detection using a quantum-dot, optically gated, field-effect transistor. Nature Photonics, 1 (10). pp. 585-588. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2007.173)

Warburton, R.E., McCarthy, A., Wallace, A.M., Hernandez-Marin, S., Hadfield, R., Nam, S.W., and Buller, G.S. (2007) Subcentimeter depth resolution using a single-photon counting time-of-flight laser ranging system at 1550 nm wavelength. Optics Letters, 32 (15). pp. 2266-2268. ISSN 0146-9592 (doi:10.1364/OL.32.002266)

Liang, C., Lee, K.F., Medic, M., Kumar, P., Hadfield, R., and Nam, S.W. (2007) Characterization of fiber-generated entangled photon pairs with superconducting single-photon detectors. Optics Express, 15 (3). pp. 1322-1327. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OE.15.001322)

Collins, R.J., Hadfield, R.H., Fernandez, V., Nam, S.W., and Buller, G.S. (2007) Low timing jitter detector for gigahertz quantum key distribution. Electronics Letters, 43 (3). pp. 180-182. ISSN 0013-5194 (doi:10.1049/el:20073748)

Gansen, E.J., Rowe, M.A., Greene, M.B., Rosenberg, D., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Hadfield, R.H., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2007) Operational analysis of a quantum dot optically gated field-effect transistor as a single-photon detector. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 13 (4). pp. 967-977. ISSN 1077-260X (doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2007.902843)

Hadfield, R.H., Dalgarno, P.A., O’Connor, J.A., Ramsay, E., Warburton, R.J., Gansen, E.J., Baek, B., Stevens, M.J., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2007) Submicrometer photoresponse mapping of nanowire superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 91 (24). p. 241108. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2824384)

Hadfield, R.H., Stevens, M.J., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2007) Single-photon source characterization with twin infrared-sensitive superconducting single-photon detectors. Journal of Applied Physics, 101 (10). p. 103104. ISSN 0021-8979 (doi:10.1063/1.2717582)

Takesue, H., Nam, S.W., Zhang, Q., Hadfield, R.H., Honjo, T., Tamaki, K., and Yamamoto, Y. (2007) Quantum key distribution over a 40-dB channel loss using superconducting single-photon detectors. Nature Photonics, 1 (6). pp. 343-348. ISSN 1749-4885 (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2007.75)

Hadfield, R.H., Habif, J.L., Schlafer, J., Schwall, R.E., and Nam, S.W. (2006) Quantum key distribution at 1550 nm with twin superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (24). p. 241129. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2405870)

Jaspan, M.A., Habif, J.L., Hadfield, R.H., and Nam, S.W. (2006) Heralding of telecommunication photon pairs with a superconducting single photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (3). 031112. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2219411)

Rowe, M.A., Gansen, E.J., Greene, M., Hadfield, R.H., Harvey, T.E., Su, M.Y., Nam, S.W., Mirin, R.P., and Rosenberg, D. (2006) Single-photon detection using a quantum dot optically gated field-effect transistor with high internal quantum efficiency. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (25). p. 253505. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2403907)

Stevens, M.J., Hadfield, R.H., Schwall, R.E., Nam, S.W., and Mirin, R.P. (2006) Quantum dot single photon sources studied with superconducting single photon detectors. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 12 (6). pp. 1255-1268. ISSN 1077-260X (doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2006.885088)

Stevens, M.J., Hadfield, R.H., Schwall, R.E., Nam, S.W., Mirin, R.P., and Gupta, J.A. (2006) Fast lifetime measurements of infrared emitters using a low-jitter superconducting single-photon detector. Applied Physics Letters, 89 (3). 031109. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2221516)

Hadfield, R., Stevens, M.J., Gruber, S.S., Miller, A.J., Schwall, R.E., Mirin, R.P., and Nam, S.W. (2005) Single photon source characterization with a superconducting single photon detector. Optics Express, 13 (26). pp. 10846-10853. ISSN 1094-4087 (doi:10.1364/OPEX.13.010846)

Hadfield, R.H., Miller, A.J., Nam, S.W., Kautz, R.L., and Schwall, R.E. (2005) Low-frequency phase locking in high-inductance superconducting nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 87 (20). p. 203505. ISSN 0003-6951 (doi:10.1063/1.2130525)

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Current support

Royal Society of London

‘Ultrafast infrared single-photon detectors’

Royal Society University Research Fellowship 2007-2014

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

EP/I036273/1 'Lithium niobate integrated quantum photonics'

EPSRC Responsive Mode Grant in collaboration with Professor Jeremy O’Brien at the University of Bristol, 2013-2016

 

EP/J007544/1 ‘Semiconductor integrated quantum optical circuits’

EPSRC Programme Grant in collaboration with Professor Maurice Skolnick at the University of Sheffield, 2012-2016

 

EP/L024020/1 'Engineering photonic quantum technologies' 

EPSRC Programme Grant in collaboration with Professor Jeremy O'Brien at the University of Bristol, 2014-2019

 


Previous support

UK: EPSRC, NPL, Nuffield Foundation, SU2P, SUPA
International: EF7, EOARD

Applications

Applications for research positions at all levels are welcomed: undergraduate internships, PhD research, postdoctoral fellowships and scientific visitors. 

Please contact Professor Hadfield <robert.hadfield@glasgow.ac.uk>

For information on PhD funding and the application procedure

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/phdopportunities/

 

Professor Hadfield's current team:

Postdoctoral Researchers


Postgraduate Students

  • Robert Heath (PhD)
  • Nathan Gemmell (PhD, in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University)
  • Robert Kirkwood (PhD)
  • Luke Baker (PhD)
  • Andrea Pizzone (PhD)
  • Archan Banerjee (PhD)