Seán S. Ffrench (He/Him)

PhD Student, Quantum Nanophotonics group, Trinity College Dublin
B.A (Mod) in Theoretical Physics


My research is focusing on using phononic excitation to remotely control optically active artificial atoms and stimulate single-photon emission in layered Van der Waals materials. Specifically, I am looking at hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) with atomic defects and how phonon-assisted excitation can regulate the photoluminescence spectra in individual color centres.

Research Interests:
● Phonon control in quantum materials
● Optically active artificial atoms

  • Single-photon emission


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