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Alex Burgers

Postdoctoral Scholar at Princeton University



I am a postdoctoral scholar at Princeton.  I earned my PhD in Duncan Steel's lab at The University of Michigan in 2015 studying quantum dots (QDs) and particularly entanglement using QD spins and photons.  I moved to Caltech in 2015 for a Postdoc in Jeff Kimble's lab coupling cold atoms to nanophotonic structures where I was promoted to a research scientist.  I am currently at Princeton University working with Jeff Thompson trapping Yb atoms in optical tweezer arrays for quantum computation. You can find out more about my current and previous research here.  


My Research