Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Applied Physics

Faculty, Option Representative (UP), Option Representative (GP)

Oskar J. Painter

Oskar J. Painter

John G Braun Professor of Applied Physics and Physics; Fletcher Jones Foundation Co-Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., University of British Columbia, 1994; M.S., Caltech, 1995; Ph.D., 2001. Visiting Associate, Caltech, 2001-02; Assistant Professor, 2002-08; Associate Professor, 2008-10; Professor, 2010-13; Braun Professor, 2013-; Executive Officer, 2010-13; Co-Director, Kavli Nanoscience Institute, 2011-13, 2015-.


Research Group Matters
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256 Watson Laboratory
(626) 395-5916

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Research Overview

Professor Oskar Painter's research interests are in nanophotonics, quantum optics, and optomechanics for applications in precision measurement and quantum information science.

List of Research Areas

nanofabrication, optoelectronics, quantum electronics, optics

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