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Hugo Defienne

Hugo Defienne

Lecturer and Marie Curie Fellow, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Glasgow
I am a lecturer at the University of Glasgow, working with the Xtreme Light research group. I am an experienced researcher in the fields of quantum optics, optical imaging and coplex optical media. My research aims to harness quantum properties of light to develop new applications in imaging, communication and information processing.

I started my career by a PhD in the Kastler-Brossel laboratory in France (2012-2015) during which I pioneered the use of quantum optical states in scattering and complex media. I then extended my research scope to quantum imaging as a postdoc at Princeton University in the USA (2016-2018). There, I initiated a new research direction by merging quantum imaging with structured illumination approaches. In 2019, I was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship (MSCA) and took up a post-doctoral researcher post at the University of Glasgow (UK) to develop quantum communication approaches with single-photon sensitive cameras. In the same year, I secured a position as a lecturer in physics there.

Quantum leap: how we discovered a new way to create a hologram

Feb 20, 2021 12:37 pm UTC| Technology

Once, holograms were just a scientific curiosity. But thanks to the rapid development of lasers, they have gradually moved centre stage, appearing on the security imagery for credit cards and bank notes, in science fiction...

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