Experiment records extreme quantum weirdness

Professor Christian Kurtsiefer and researchers from CQT have reported the most extreme 'entanglement' between pairs of photons ever seen in the lab. The result was published 30 October in Physical Review Letters, where it is highlighted as an Editors' Suggestion.
Read more.

'Breathing physics' at the atom smasher

The NUS High Energy Physics Phenomenology Group was featured on Monday Straits Times, 16 Nov 2016: “'Breathing physics' at the atom smasher”. The group is led by Prof. Oh CH and A/Prof. Phil Chan, comprising two PhD students and five MSc particle physics students. Read more

First collaboration between Singapore and CERN

Mr. Wang Wei Yang, our physics PhD Research Scholar working at CERN (supervised by Prof. Oh CH and A/Prof. Phil Chan), was selected by the CERN CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) Collaboration to present on behalf of the CMS group at the recent 45th International Symposium for Multi-particle Dynamics (ISMD) Conference 2016 at Wildbad Kreuth, Munich (Germany). The CMS group’s 32 page phenomenology paper was published recently in JHEP. This is the first collaboration between Singapore and CERN since the signing of the CERN CMS-NUS EoI in 2013.Read more

A/P Phil Chan invited to give public lecture at the ArtScience Museum

Assoc. Professor Phil Chan, NUS Chair for General Education, was invited by ArtScience Museum Director Ms. Honor Harger to give an invited public lecture on particle physics and participate in Conversations: Particles Matter - An Exploration of Collaborative Practices at the launching of the Large Hadron Collider Exhibits on Saturday 14th Nov 2015. Read more

Mr Tan Peng Kian nominated by NRF for the prestigious Lindau Meeting 2016

CQT Research Assistant Mr. Tan Peng Kian (PhD student working on HBT photon effect, supervised by Prof. Christian Kurtsiefer and A/Prof. Phil Chan) has been nominated by Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) for next year's prestigious Lindau Meeting 2016. He has also recently been featured in the New Paper, 31st Oct 2015 at the launch of the Quantum Cartoon book (British Council Gallery) by special CQT Fellow and artist, Mr. Otto Fong. During the term of his Fellowship, Mr. Fong attended Prof. Phil Chan’s general education lectures on Einstein's Universe and Quantum Weirdness). Read more