October 2013: Alex Burgers gave a talk titled “Demonstration of Entanglement between a photon and a Quantum Dot” at DLS 2013. Colin Chow gave a talk titled “Proposal for a Universal Two-Qubit Quantum Gate in Self-Assembled InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Molecules with Intensity-Modulated CW Laser” at DLS 2013.

August 2013: John Schaibley gave a talk titled “Spin-Photon Entanglement and Optical Control of Quantum Dots: Steps toward Quantum Information Processing” at FOPS 2013. Colin Chow presented a poster titled “Proposal for an All-Optical Universal Two-Qubit Quantum Gate in Doubly-Charged Self-Assembled InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Molecule” at FOPS 2013.

July 2013: Congratulations to John Schaibley for defending his thesis!

June 2013: John Schaibley gave a talk titled “Entanglement Between a Quantum Dot Spin and a Photon” at CLEO 2013. Alex Burgers gave a talk titled “Direct Detection of Optical Rabi Oscillations from a Single Quantum Dot” at CLEO 2013.

2012

July 2012: Congratulations to Vasudev Lal for defending his thesis!

June 2012: Congratulations to Leon Webster for defending his thesis!

March 2010: Katherine Truex gave a talk titled “Optical Control via Geometric Phases of an Electron Spin in a Single Self-Assembled Quantum Dot” at the APS March meeting.

2009

Nov 2009: Katherine Truex gave an invited talk titled “Fast Coherent Optical Manipulation of Quantum Dots” at the MRS meeting in Boston.

July 2009: Congratulations to Erik for successfully defending his thesis! His thesis can be found here. He now has a post-doctoral position in Jelena Vuckovic’s group at Stanford.

June 2009: Erik Kim gave a talk titled “Coherent Ultrafast Optical Control of an Electron Spin Initialized to a Pure State in a Charged Self-Assembled Quantum Dot” at CLEO 2009. Bo Sun gave a talk titled “Optically Controlled Locking of the Nuclear Field via Coherent Dark State Spectroscopy” at CLEO 2009. Bo Sun gave a talk titled “Coherent Population Trapping of an Electron Spin in a Singly Negatively Charged Quantum Dot” at CLEO 2009.