Advancing Quantum Information Science and Technologies with Narrowband Entangled-Photon Generation in Neutral Atoms

Quantum information science stands at a transformative crossroads, poised to revolutionize diverse fields such as computing, cryptography, communication, networks, metrology, sensing, and imaging.

Jianming Wen is an associate professor in the Physics Department at Kennesaw State University (KSU). He earned his PhD in physics from the University of Maryland in 2007, specializing in quantum optics within a cornerstone research group. So far, he has authored 49 peer-reviewed publications in renowned journals, including Nat. Phys., Nat. Photon., Nat. Commun., PRL, Adv. Opt. Photon., among others. His pioneering contributions span diverse fields, notably narrowband entangled-photon generation, non-Hermitian physics, self-imaging, and integrated photonics. His research expertise resides at the nexus of fundamental physics and real applications, bridging AMO physics, photonics, optical imaging, condensed matter physics, and quantum information science and technologies. His commitment to advancing scientific knowledge extends to active roles as a dedicated reviewer for over 90 major peer-reviewed journals, encompassing reputable publishers like APS, Optica, Nature, Wiley, ACS, IEEE, IOP, Springer, AIP, MDPI, Frontiers, and Elsevier. His exceptional service has garnered numerous Outstanding Reviewer awards from these publishers. In addition to his prolific research and reviewing contributions, he holds key editorial responsibilities as an Editorial Board member or Editor for several esteemed journals. His expertise is often sought by renowned funding agencies, including NSF, DoE, AFOSR, ANR, RGC, ISF, MIUR, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and others. His exceptional scholarly contributions were duly recognized when he received the prestigious KSU Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award in 2021. Since joining KSU in 2017, he has demonstrated his research acumen by successfully securing over $1 million in research funds from NSF and DoE.

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  • Date: 
    Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Howey Building N110