Sending Entangled Photons 10km

We will use a pair of amateur astronomy telescopes and mounts to beam a laser and then individual photons from one telescope to another telescope approximately 10km away. Relevant experience includes optics, electronics, and amateur astronomy.

 

Please list your own relevant experience, detailing your particular contribution to any group projects.

Name of research group, project, or lab
Quantum Quasars Lab
Why join this research group or lab?

We will be studying the fundamentals of quantum mechanics by designing optical experiments.

Logistics Information:
Project categories
Engineering
Physics
Astronomy
Optics
Student ranks applicable
First-year
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Student qualifications

Please reply with a description of any relevant experience: optics, electronics, and astronomy.

Time commitment
Spring - Part Time
Summer - Full Time
Compensation
Academic Credit
Paid Research
Number of openings
2
Techniques learned

Optics, electronics, and astronomical instrumentation.

Contact Information:
Mentor name
Jason Gallicchio
Mentor email
jason@hmc.edu
Mentor position
Physics Professor
Name of project director or principal investigator
Jason Gallicchio
Email address of project director or principal investigator
jason@hmc.edu
2 sp. | 1 appl.
Hours per week
Spring - Part Time (+1)
Spring - Part TimeSummer - Full Time
Project categories
Engineering (+3)
EngineeringPhysicsAstronomyOptics