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Tim Spiller
Professor of Quantum Information Technologies



MA PhD CPhys FInstP

School of Physics, Engineering and Technology, University of York UK
  • Professor in Quantum Information Technologies,
  • Director, York Centre for Quantum Technologies
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds UK
  • Professor of Quantum Information, 
  • Head of Quantum Information Group,
  • Director of Research and Innovation (School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • UoA lead for REF2014 (School of Physics and Astronomy)
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Bristol UK
  • Director, Quantum Information Processing Research
  • HP Distinguished Technologist
  • Visiting Research Fellow (University of Bristol)
  • Visiting Professor (University of Leeds, from Feb. 2009)
Physics Department, University of Sussex UK
  • 1986-1995: Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • 1984-1986: EPSRC (then SRC) Postdoctoral Fellow

University roles

  • Director, York Centre for Quantum Technologies



Research Interests

  • Condensed matter and optical realisations of quantum information processing (QIP) systems;
  • quantum information theory, discrete and continuous QIP;
  • decoherence and the classical limit;
  • few-qubit applications and communication;
  • macroscopic quantum phenomena.

Tim Spiller

MSD/215, Information Centre
Market Square
School of Physics, Engineering and Technology
University of York
York YO10 5DD
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 2254
Fax: +44 (0)1904 32 2214

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