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