Ania Bleszynski Jayich

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Ania Bleszynski Jayich is a Professor of Physics and the Associate Director of the Materials Research Lab at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she holds the Bruker Endowed Chair for Science and Engineering. She received her Ph.D. in physics from Harvard in 2006. Her research interests include quantum assisted sensing and imaging on the nanoscale, diamond optomechanics, and hybrid quantum systems for sensing and quantum information. She is the recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award, and an NSF Career award.


A Quantum Defect Sees its Charged Surroundings

Nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond are found to be more affected by local charge than expected, which has implications for the use of the defects as quantum sensors. Read More »