WASPS WASPS: Wavelength-tunable Advanced Single Photon Sources


A research project to develop single photon source devices for new information and communications technologies. Funded by the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 618078.

Consortium news:

16th September, 2016: . Thanks to everyone who attended the Single Photons and Single Spins workshop making it such a success! Discussions are already underway about whether (and when?) we should hold another one...

6th September, 2016: . Looking forward to next week's Single Photons and Single Spins workshop at St Catherine's College, Oxford. All the WASPS team will be there showing off our work!

6th September, 2016: . Congratulations to Johannes Brachmann for his new paper "Photothermal effects in ultra-precisely stabilized tunable microcavities" published this week in Optics Express.

21st August, 2016: Consortium member David Hunger is giving an invited talk at the Diamond and Carbon Materials conference in Montpelier on September 4th.

12th March, 2016: Abstract submissions are open for the Single Photons and Single Spins workshop in Oxford on Sept 12-13.

9th March, 2016: Congratulations to consortium members Thomas Grange and Alexia Auffeves for their new paper Near-optimal single-photon sources in the solid state published this week in Nature Photonics.