• University of Leeds Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Edinburgh Featured PhD Programmes
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Glasgow Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Warwick Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Glasgow Featured PhD Programmes
Kingston University Featured PhD Programmes
University of Bath Featured PhD Programmes
ICIQ Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia Featured PhD Programmes
Macquarie University Featured PhD Programmes
National University of Singapore Featured PhD Programmes

Quantum precision metrology and imaging

This project is no longer listed in the FindAPhD
database and may not be available.

Click here to search the FindAPhD database
for PhD studentship opportunities
  • Full or part time
    Dr Kok
  • Application Deadline
    No more applications being accepted

About This PhD Project

Project Description

Science proceeds by increasingly precise measurements, and imaging is among the most prominent of measurement techniques. However, we know that we cannot make our measurements arbitrarily precise. In this theoretical physics project, you will study the fundamental limits of the precisions that can be achieved using quantum mechanics, and develop new techniques that achieve this level of precision. In addition, we will study the role of entanglement in quantum metrology and imaging, and perhaps shed some light on the foundational questions that still plague quantum theory. I am looking for an enthusiastic student with a theoretical physics or mathematics degree and a good fourth year undergraduate-level understanding of quantum mechanics. For more information, see http://www.pieter-kok.staff.shef.ac.uk/index.php?nav=research

Related Subjects

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X