Chair in Emerging Technologies 2021
Professor Paul aims to develop cold-atom atomic clocks, accelerometers and rotation sensors that can be manufactured on single silicon chips and used for navigation without any reliance on satellites. Laser light is already used to slow atoms down by quantum processes and reduce their temperature close to absolute zero enabling accurate atomic clocks and quantum sensors, but present systems are large, heavy, and expensive. His research aims to develop chip scale quantum navigators that are sufficiently small to fit inside a mobile phone enabling resilient position, navigation, and timing systems for all forms of transport.
Personal website: https://userweb.eng.gla.ac.uk/douglas.paul/index.html