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Doctor Paul Gow

Doctor Paul Gow

Senior Research Fellow

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Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Paul obtained his PhD working in the Quantum Light and Matter (QLM) group at the University of Southampton in 2016. His PhD thesis focused on developing novel emitters for Terahertz (light between microwaves and infra-red) to be used for spectroscopy and integration with other devices.

After completing his PhD, Paul joined the Optical Engineering & Quantum Photonics group. His research involves fabricating on-chip photonic devices which use light instead of electricity for sensing, optical integration, and quantum technology. Paul is investigating the use of UV and Infra-red lasers for machining and processing of silica (glass) and other materials. He is also involved with ultra-precision machining of glass and silicon, using dicing and milling techniques to achieve optical grade finished without the need for polishing.

In his spare time Paul enjoys playing guitar, mountain biking, and performing close up magic.

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