NRC-uOttawa Joint Centre for Extreme Photonics

 

The National Research Council (NRC) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) have had a long‑standing research relationship in the field of photonics. The Joint Centre for Extreme Photonics (JCEP) team is composed of researchers whose work will lead to new technologies, patents and many other innovations.

Collaborators

Current areas of focus

  • Free‑space quantum key distribution link over the city of Ottawa
  • Non‑linear mixing of cylindrical vector beams in optical fibers
  • High‑sensitivity detection of terahertz radiation
  • High harmonic generation at the nanoscale
  • Ultrafast electronic coherences in molecules using transient absorption and photoelectron imaging techniques
  • UV frequency combs

Research expertise

  • Attosecond science
  • Extreme and quantum photonics
  • High‑resolution, high‑accuracy clocks
  • Nanophotonics
  • Ultrafast quantum photonics

Research publications

Contact us

JCEP co‑directors:

National Research Council of Canada
Security and Disruptive Technologies Research Centre
Metrology Research Centre
Dr. André Staudte
Telephone: 613‑993‑7028
Email: Andre.Staudte@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

University of Ottawa, Faculty of Science
Advanced Research Complex
Dr. Paul Corkum
Office: (613) 562‑5800 ext. 6550
E‑mail: pcorkum@uOttawa.ca

Location and facilities

University of Ottawa

Advanced Research Centre of the University of Ottawa

National Research Council of Canada

Security and Disruptive Technologies Research Centre
100 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6

Metrology Research Centre
Building M36
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6

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