National Physical Laboratory

Alastair Sinclair


Alastair Sinclair

Alastair Sinclair received a BSc in Laser Physics & Optoelectronics (1991), and a PhD in physics (1994), from the University of Strathclyde.

His PhD thesis concerned the study of laser-cooled rubidium atoms.

He held postdoctoral fellowships from the Royal Society and the Lindemann Trust at Stanford University, investigating quantum effects in laser-cooled atoms.

Current interests

Since 1997 he has worked at NPL, researching the quantum nature of trapped ions and single photons.

Contact details

Tel: 020 8943 6157

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2015
Created: 15 Dec 2010


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