Charles Adams

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Professor Charles Adams received his Ph.D. from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He completed postdoctoral work in Germany and the United States before starting a research group at Durham University in 1995. He is Director of the Joint Quantum Centre (JQC) Durham-Newcastle and was awarded the 2014 Institute of Physics Thomson medal for his pioneering work in the field of Rydberg quantum optics.


Atomic and Molecular Physics

Viewpoint: Optical Transistor Flips On with One Photon

Researchers have used interactions between highly excited atoms to make an optical transistor that can be activated by a single photon. Read More »