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Professor Mete Atature

Professor Mete Atature

Professor of Physics

Fellow, Director of Studies and Tutor at St. John’s College

Room 982 Rutherford Building
Cavendish Laboratory
JJ Thomson Avenue

Cambridge CB3 0HE
Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 766465


Mete Atature received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1996 from Bilkent University Physics Department in Turkey. Then, he joined the Quantum Imaging Laboratory at Boston University for his PhD studies. From 2002 to 2007, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Quantum Photonics Group at ETH Zurich. He joined the Cavendish Laboratory in June 2007 as a University Lecturer, was promoted to a Readership in 2011 and to a Professorship in 2015.

Research Interests

• Light-matter quantum interfaces in solids for quantum network hardware and approaches

• Optics of atomically thin quantum devices and emergent many-body physics based on heterostructures

• Nanoscale quantum sensing and imaging for novel phenomena and materials discovery


Key Publications

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