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Department of Physics

The Annual Christmas Lecture

The 2018 Christmas Lecture poster

2018

The Mystery and Mastery of Photons

Speaker: Professor Charles S. Adams

We know that light is made of photons, considered to be one of the fundamental constituents of the Universe. Being inherently quantal, photons inherit all the mystery of our quantum World, but oddly this quantumness remains remarkably elusive and controlling individual photons remains tricky. This lecture will demonstrate some of the mysterious properties of photons and consider what might be possible if we can control them.

James Duff Lecture Theatre (PH8)
Rochester Building
Monday 17th December 11:00am
Monday 17th December 2:00pm
Tuesday 18th December 11:00am

Attendance by invite only. To book please contact wayne.dobby@durham.ac.uk

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