Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics Lab (IQOL)

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
What the facility does

Photonics engineering, single photon detectors, superconducting optoelectronics

Area(s) of Expertise

Photonics, optoelectronics, quantum photonics, superconducting electronics

Research Services

Photonics, single photon technology, quantum devices

Sectors of Application
  • Defence and security industries
  • Education
  • Information and communication technologies and media

Equipment

16 GHz oscilloscope

Laser sources at 1550 nm, 1310 nm

1610 nm laser with 5 W output power

Two optical cryostats

Various high-frequency amplifiers and readout electronics

Optical attenuators, fibre optics, optical power meters

40 GHz cryogenic probe station

Optical modulators

APD single photon detectors

  • Quantum Metrology in National Measurement Science and Standards (NMSS) at the National Research Council (NRC)/ Ottawa/ Dr. Jeff Lundeen
  • Laboratory for Nanoscale Optics/ Harvard University/ Cambridge/ Massachusetts/ Prof. Marko Lončar
  • Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, Prof. S. M. Anlage