Paola Cappellaro

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Paola Cappellaro is the Esther and Harold Edgerton Associate Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she leads the Quantum Engineering Group. She received her Ph.D. in 2006 from MIT and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University in the Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. Her research focuses on understanding and exploiting quantum systems, in particular isolated spin defects, for applications in quantum information processing, sensing and imaging.


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Viewpoint: Polarizing Nuclear Spins in Silicon Carbide

An optical technique polarizes the spin of nuclei in silicon carbide, offering a potential new route to nuclear spin-based quantum memory. Read More »