Jonathan Pritchard


  • United Kingdom

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Research Interests

Hybrid quantum technologies, atomic physics, quantum optics, single photon non-linearities

Personal Statement

Jonathan Pritchard recieved his PhD from Durham University in 2011, studying cooperative optical non-linearities at the single photon level arising from strong atomic interactions. He then joined the Photonics group at the University of Strathclyde building a new apparatus for atom interferometry with a Bose-Einstein Condensate for inertial sensing. He then joined the hybrid quantum information group at the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013, developing a new project to trap a single atom close to a superconducting circuit for a hybrid quantum memory. Jonathan was recently awared an EPSRC Quantum Technology Fellowship in July 2015 to start a new project at the University of Strathclyde using hybrid atom-superconductor devices to develop next generation hardware for quantum networking.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Durham University

1 Sep 200730 Apr 2011

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Projects 2015 2024

Research Output 2008 2019

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Rydberg atom quantum technologies

Adams, C. S., Pritchard, J. D. & Shaffer, J. P., 3 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 53, 1, 13 p., 012002.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
electromagnetic fields
atomic interactions
quantum optics
quantum computation

Coherent control of addressable Rydberg atoms for hybrid quantum information processing

Picken, C. J., Legaie, R., McDonnell, K. & Pritchard, J. D., 25 Jul 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
ground state
Raman lasers


Data for "Single Atom Imaging with an sCMOS camera"

Pritchard, J. (Creator), Picken, C. J. (Creator), LEGAIE, R. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 11 Sep 2017



Quantum Technology Fellowship

Jonathan Pritchard (Recipient), 9 Jun 2015

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2010 2019

Quantum Technology Showcase 2019

Paul Griffin (Participant), Erling Riis (Participant), Stuart Ingleby (Participant), Terry Dyer (Participant), Oliver Burrow (Participant), Gregory Hoth (Participant), Jonathan Pritchard (Participant), John Jeffers (Participant), Araceli Venegas-Gomez (Participant), Jeremy Stuart Ward (Participant)
15 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Progress towards a hybrid Atom- Superconductor Interface for Quantum Networking

Jonathan Pritchard (Speaker)
1 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation