Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Applied Physics


Andrei Faraon

Andrei Faraon

Professor of Applied Physics

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., California Institute of Technology, 2004; M.S., Stanford University, 2009; Ph.D., 2009. Visiting Associate, Caltech, 2011-12; Assistant Professor, 2012-18; Professor, 2018-.


Research Group Matters
Cecilia Gamboa
224 Watson Laboratory
(626) 395-4400

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Research Overview

Faraon's research interests are in solid state quantum optics and nano-photonics. Applications include on-chip optical signal processing at ultra-low power levels, energy efficient sensors, bio-photonics and quantum information processing.

APh News about Andrei Faraon

  • "Folded" Optical Devices Manipulate Light in a New Way »
  • Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research »
  • Professor Faraon Receives Adolph Lomb Medal »

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