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Alex Burgers

Postdoctoral Scholar at Princeton University

 
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About

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.  

 
 
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My Research