#### 2013

**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!**May 2012:** Bo Sun and Duncan Steel gave talks at the 2012 Michigan Quantum Summer School on nuclear spins in singly charged quantum dots.

#### 2010

**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.- A paper titled “Optically controlled locking of the nuclear field via coherent dark-state spectroscopy” has been published in Nature.
- We have put up a paper titled “All-Optical Ultrafast Control and Read-Out of a Single Negatively Charged Self-Assembled InAs Quantum Dot” up on the arXiv.
**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.