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The quantum nature of light can help us solve today's informational problems, but to do so we require large scale quantum photonic devices and systems. My work with linear and nonlinear silicon photonics aims to address this technology gap.

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Programme Grant: Engineering Photonic Quantum Technologies.

Rarity, J. G., O'Brien, J. L., Thompson, M. G., Erven, C., Sahin, D., Marshall, G. D., Barreto, G. H., Jiang, P., Mccutcheon, W. D., Silverstone, J. W., Sinclair, G. F., Kling, L., Banerjee, A., Wang, J., Santagati, R., Borghi, M., Woodland, E. M., Mawdsley, H. C. M. & Faruque, I. I.


Project: Research, Parent

Research Output

Hard limits on the postselectability of optical graph states

Adcock, J. C., Morley-Short, S., Silverstone, J. W. & Thompson, M. G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Quantum Science and Technology. 4, 1, 20 p., 015010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
    67 Downloads (Pure)

    Programmable four-photon graph states on a silicon chip

    Adcock, J. C., Vigliar, C., Santagati, R., Silverstone, J. W. & Thompson, M. G., 6 Aug 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 6 p., 3528 (2019).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    113 Downloads (Pure)

    Witness Assisted Eigenspectra Solver on a Silicon Quantum Photonic Simulator

    Gentile, A. A., Santagati, R., Wang, J., Paesani, S., Wiebe, N., McClean, J., Bonneau, D., Silverstone, J. W., Morley-Short, S., Shadbolt, P. J., Tew, D. P., Zhou, X., O'Brien, J. L. & Thompson, M. G., 29 Apr 2019, 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2 p. 8699548

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    Open Access
  • 137 Downloads (Pure)


    Programmable four-photon graph states on a silicon chip

    Vigliar, C. (Creator), Adcock, J. (Creator), Santagati, R. (Creator), Thompson, M. G. (Creator) & Silverstone, J. W. (Data Manager), University of Bristol, 15 May 2019



    • 1 Fellowship awarded competitively

    Silicon quantum computing: light work with long waves

    Joshua W Silverstone (Recipient)

    1 Sep 20181 Sep 2021

    Activity: Other activity typesFellowship awarded competitively

    Supervised Work

    Generating Optical Graph States

    Author: Adcock, J. C., 7 May 2019

    Supervisor: Rarity, J. (Supervisor), Thompson, M. (Supervisor) & Silverstone, J. W. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)