News

November 2021

Prof. Radulaski has been nominated for the OneQuantum Awards.

News about R-Lab's new collaboration result in Nature Materials is covered by UC Davis Egghead, UC Davis College of Engineering and UC Davis ECE.

Prof. Radulaski delivers the Engineering Colloquium at Sonoma State University.

Prof. Radulaski delivers a Special Seminar at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Molecular Foundry.

R-Lab goes for a group retreat at Putah Creek (photos).

Prof. Radulaski gives the University of Washington Physics Colloquium.

Prof. Radulaski speaks at the Rare-Earth Asia Pacific Network seminar series.

New perspective preprint by S. Majety, et al. on Quantum Information Processing With Integrated Silicon Carbide Photonics is now available on arxiv.

R-Lab welcomes a new M.Sc. student - Raunaq Chopra. Raunaq is an electrical engineer with an undergraduate degree from UC Davis with focus in physical electronics and solid state devices.

October 2021

R-Lab goes to the Woodland Pioneer High School to introduce quantum nanophotonics to the STEM club (photos).

September 2021

New preprint of our international collaboration on triangular SiC color center photonics is now available on arXiv.

Prof. Radulaski delivers a seminar at the University of Stuttgart.

UC Davis ECE department writes about Prof. Radulaski's research and NSF CAREER award.

Prof. Radulaski gives the ETH Pauli Center Seminar Quantum Information Processing Based on Color Center Nanophotonics.

Prof. Radulaski gives a hands-on workshop on Quantum Networking and Quantum Computing at ETH Zurich. Read more about our group's QIST educational efforts.

August 2021

Sridhar Majety presents a poster Quantum Light Source with an Efficient Nanophotonic Fiber Interface at the 2021 Molecular Foundry User Meeting.

Prof. Radulaski gives an invited talk Quantum Information Hardware Based on Color Center Nanophotonics at Photonica 2021 conference in Belgrade, Serbia.

Prof. Radulaski is in a summer visit to the ETH Zurich Pauli Center for Theoretical Physics as a visiting researcher of Prof. Marina Krstic Marinkovic's group.

Prof. Radulaski speaks at the IBM Quantum Educator's Summit 2021.

July 2021

Prof. Radulaski gives an invited talk Silicon Carbide for Integrated Quantum Photonics at the the 31st International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors (ICDS) held virtually in Oslo, Norway.

Prof. Radulaski gives a talk Quantum Information Hardware Based on Color Center Nanophotonics at the University of Muenster research seminar series on Current Issues of Nanophysics.

Congratulations to Sridhar Majety who has been reelected as the Optics Club of UC Davis treasurer.

June 2021

Congratulations to Victoria Norman and Pranta Saha for organizing the second year of successful Quantum Journal Club interdisciplinary meetings.

Congratulations to Miranda Bell on graduating with an undergraduate degree in Materials Science and Engineering. Miranda, we are proud of you!

Congratulations to Sridhar Majety on winning the UC Davis Summer GSR Award.

May 2021

Victoria Norman, Pranta Saha, Sridhar Majety and Jesse Patton present posters at UC Davis ECExpo 2021.

R-Lab meets for a picnic by the UC Arboretum to celebrate persistence through the pandemic and other academic achievements (photo).

Prof. Radulaski and Sridhar Majety present an invited talk and a poster at OSA CLEO 2021.

April 2021

Sridhar Majety presents a talk Silicon Carbide Quantum Photonics in Triangular Geometry at the International Conference on Nano-Photonics and Nano-Electronics (ICNN) 2021.

March 2021

Victoria Norman presents a talk Multi-Emitter Cavity QED with Color Centers at the APS March Meeting 2021.

February 2021

Congratulations to Sridhar Majety for organizing a successful inaugural UC Davis Optics Club Symposium together with colleagues in the Optics Club.

Sridhar Majety, Victoria Norman, Pranta Saha and Jesse Patton present posters at the UC Davis Optics Club Symposium.

Davis Enterprise highlights Prof. Radulaski's NSF CAREER Award.

January 2021

Congratulations to Sridhar Majety and Victoria Norman for passing their qualifying exams for PhD candidacy!

Liang Li presents a virtual poster Quantum Photonics With Triangularly Shaped SiC Nanodevices at the Photonics Online Meetup.

Prof. Radulaski receives NSF CAREER award for the project entitled Scalable quantum photonics based on color center integration with angle-etched silicon carbide device.

December 2020

R-Lab throws a virtual holiday party (photo).

Prof. Radulaski's interview with the College of Engineering Marina Radulaski: Inspiring Women in STEM is published.

New preprint by Sridhar Majety, et al. on the modeling work on quantum photonics in triangular-cross-section nanodevices in silicon carbide is available on arXiv.

Prof. Radulaski speaks at the Second Quantum Revolution panel with David Awschalom, Chris Monroe, Jay Gambeta and Jeremy Levy, moderated by Chandrelekha Singh at the IIT2020: The Future is Now virtual conference.

November 2020

R-Lab has been awarded a follow on user grant from the DOE-funded LBNL Molecular Foundry for the development of a quantum light source with an efficient fiber interface in collaboration with Prof. S. J. Ben Yoo, UC Davis ECE.

R-Lab has been awarded an internal grant for work on color center quantum hardware from the UC Davis College of Engineering through the COVID-Impacted Research Funding.

October 2020

R-Lab throws a Fall quarter party in the Among Us game space shuttle (photo).

Prof. Radulaski delivers virtual seminars at the University of Texas, Dallas and Virginia Tech on Color Center Quantum Nanophotonics.

Victoria Norman, Sridhar Majety, Jesse Patton and Liang Li present about their winning quantum hackathon project Quid Pro Quo at the UC Davis Quantum Journal Club.

R-Lab installs a new optical cryostat cooling the Kemper Hall to unprecedented 1.6 Kelvin temperature (video, photo).

September 2020

R-Lab welcomes a new undergraduate researcher - Brinda Puri. Brinda is a sophomore in Computer Engineering who was a CERN trainee and has background in C/C++ projects.

R-Lab welcomes a new Ph.D. student - Pranta Saha. Pranta is an electrical engineer with an honors undergraduate degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and research experience in photonic crystal modeling.

Prof. Radulaski speaks on the Educating and Enabling Quantum Workforce panel at the IBM Quantum Summit.

August 2020

Prof. Radulaski to give invited talks at the upcoming OSA conferences Frontiers in Optics 2020 (Quantum Electronics track) and CLEO 2021 (Micro- and Nano-Photonic Devices track).

July 2020

Prof. Radulaski joins the How to Get a Job in Quantum Computing online panel with Jay Gambetta, John Preskill, Monika Schleier-Smith, Birgitta Whaley and Steven Girvin at the Qiskit Global Summer School.

R-Lab gathers for a socially distanced picnic by the UC Davis Arboretum to celebrate recent graduations and victories (photo).

Congratulations to Victoria Norman, Sridhar Majety, Jesse Patton and Liang Li whose team won the California division of the Qiskit Summer Jam Hackathon, sponsored by IBM Quantum for the project Quid Pro Quo aimed for quantum education in classrooms and STEM outreach programs. 

June 2020

Congratulations to Sridhar Majety who has been reelected as the Optics Club of UC Davis treasurer.

R-Lab publishes an invited review paper Novel Color Center Platforms Enabling Fundamental Scientific Discovery by Victoria Norman, Sridhar Majety, Zhipan Wang, William Casey, Nicholas Curro and Marina Radulaski.

Congratulations to Jesse Patton who has graduated with an undergraduate degree in Applied Physics and a minor in Computer Science. Jesse we are proud of your accomplishments!

Congratulations to Victoria Norman who received the UC Davis 2020-2021 Summer Graduate Research Award that supports graduate research with engineering-related applications and methods.

April 2020

Prof. Radulaski's paper recognized among top downloaded publications in Laser and Photonics Reviews in 2018-2019. 

Sridhar Majety presents at the virtual meeting of the UC Davis Quantum Journal Club.

R-Lab throws an online party (photo) to celebrate the start of the Spring Quarter.

March 2020

Congratulations to Liang Li who has graduated with an undergraduate degree in Applied Physics. Liang, we are proud of you!

New preprint by Victoria Norman, et al. on the novel color center platforms role in fundamental scientific discovery, written in collaboration with the groups of Prof. Nicholas Curro (UC Davis Physics) and Prof. William Casey (UC Davis Chemistry), is available on arXiv.

R-Lab welcomes a new undergraduate researcher - Jesse Patton. Jesse is a senior in Applied Physics with a minor in Computer Science, and training in machine learning and pulsed NMR. 

R-Lab is temporarily closing the experimental operations in compliance with COVID-19 related instructions. The group is active on Zoom and Slack.

Prof. Radulaski speaks at the inaugural meeting of the UC Davis Club of Future Female Electrical Engineers (photo).

February 2020

Victoria Norman delivers a quantum programming workshop at the UC Davis Quantum Journal Club (photo, photo).

Sridhar Majety, Victoria Norman and Liang Li present a poster at the UC Davis ECExpo in the Silicon Valley (photos).

New optical tables installed in our renovated lab (video, video, video).

Sridhar Majety gives a talk at the UC Davis Biophotonics Meeting (photo).

January 2020

R-Lab starts a project at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry (photos).

Sridhar Majety hosts the UC Davis hub for the Photonics Online Meetup (photos).

R-Lab goes out to celebrate 2020 (photo).

December 2019

R-Lab welcomes a new undergraduate researcher - Miranda Bell. Miranda is a junior in Materials Science and Engineering, and an officer in the undergraduate Quantum Club.

Bavaria-California Technology Center seed funds R-Lab's new collaboration on quantum integrated circuits with Prof. Kai Mueller at TU Munich, Germany.

New publication in Nature Photonics on Prof. Radulaski's work on quantum photonics in silicon carbide with Prof. Jelena Vuckovic's group at Stanford University.

November 2019

Prof. Radulaski speaks at the Pioneer Women in STEM program at a local high school motivating students to join science and engineering fields.

Prof. Radulaski delivers Berkeley Nanoscale Science and Engineering Seminar on Color Centers and Quantum Nanophotonics.

October 2019

Prof. Radulaski, together with Prof. Weijian Yang and the Optics Club, organizes a UC Davis ECE event Bring Your Daughter/Niece to Work as a part of the Introduce a Girl to Photonics IEEE initiative.

Prof. Radulaski delivers UC Davis Physics Colloquium Quantum Information Processing Based on Quantum Nanophotonics.

Congratulations to Sridhar Majety for being elected as a treasurer in the Optics Club of UC Davis.

Sridhar Majety gives an interview about his clean room experience at the Center for Nano and Micro Manufacturing at UC Davis.

R-Lab goes bowling (photo) to kick off the Fall Quarter.

Prof. Radulaski and Victoria Norman, along with colleagues Dr. Fabio Anza and Prof. Andreas Albrecht launch Davis Quantum Journal Club - a monthly interdisciplinary discussion meeting on the advances in the quantum information realm.

September 2019

Prof. Radulaski delivers an invited talk Quantum Information Processing Based on Color Centers (video) at the Japanese-American-German Frontiers of Science Symposium, Japan per invitation of the National Academy of Sciences.

R-Lab welcomes a new undergraduate researcher - Liang Li. Liang is a senior in Applied Physics and has recently completed a research internship at Fermi Lab.

Prof. Radulaski attends the National Science Foundation workshop for new investigators.

August 2019

R-Lab is building its first confocal scanning microscope (video).

July 2019

New publication in Nature Communications on Prof. Radulaski's work on diamond photonics with Prof. Jelena Vuckovic's group at Stanford University.

New publication in Laser and Photonics Reviews on Prof. Radulaski's work on nanodiamond photonics integration with Prof. Jelena Vuckovic's group at Stanford University.

June 2019

New publication in Physical Review Letters on Prof. Radulaski's work on multi-emitter cavity quantum electrodynamics with Prof. Jelena Vuckovic's group at Stanford University.

Prof. Radulaski delivers an invited talk Nanophotonic Architecture for Machine Learning Hardware at the Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Nanophotonics, IWANN2019, Spain.

May 2019

R-Lab has been awarded a year-long use of nanofabrication facilities at the Molecular Foundry for the development of a quantum light source with an efficient fiber interface in collaboration with Prof. S. J. Ben Yoo, UC Davis ECE (article).

Prof. Radulaski delivers invited seminars at the University of Vienna, Austria, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey, and the Institute of Physics Belgrade, Serbia.

April 2019

R-Lab welcomes a new Ph.D. student - Victoria Norman. Victoria is a physicist with an honors undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, a masters degree from UC Davis, and a post-baccalaureate fellowship experience from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She is jointly advised by Prof. Marina Radulaski in ECE and Prof. Nicholas Curro in Physics department.

R-Lab attends the UC Davis ECE Industrial Affiliates Symposium - Prof. Radulaski delivers a talk Quantum Nanophotonics for Advanced Information Processing, and Sridhar Majety presents a poster Quantum Technologies Based on Color Centers in Silicon Carbide.

New publication in Crystal Growth & Design on Prof. Radulaski's work on quantum well photonics with Prof. Jelena Vuckovic's group at Stanford University and Seth Bank's group at UT Austin.

Prof. Radulaski advocates for diversity as a panelist at the Recent Alumni Perspectives Panel at the Berkeley-Stanford Women in EE/CS Meetup.

Prof. Radulaski delivers invited talks at the Stanford University Photonics Retreat and the UC Davis Biophotonics Meeting.

March 2019

R-Lab welcomes its first Ph.D. student - Sridhar Majety. Sridhar is an electrical engineer with an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and a masters degree from the University of Manitoba, Canada.

R-Lab has open its doors to students, experiments and collaborations.