The Principal Module Aims are:
- To provide students with a basic understanding of optics, optical waveguides, and lasers.
- To provide an introduction to the fundamental principles of quantum information.
- To provide an understanding of the key attractions, contributions, and challenges of diamond and its colour centres to photonic and quantum devices.
- To offer some hands-on experience of the optical and quantum science of diamond.
Students will achieve a basic grounding in the physics and application of diamond to photonics and quantum devices. They will learn about principles of operation; advantages and challenges of diamond; device design and manufacture. They will gain practical experience in optics and spintronics experiments, and in finite element modelling of relevant optical systems.