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Barry Sanders - A Brief Biography

Dr Barry Sanders is iCORE Chair of Quantum Information Science and Director of the Institute for Quantum Information Science at the University of Calgary. He is especially well known for seminal contributions to theories of quantum-limited measurement, highly nonclassical light, practical quantum cryptography, and optical implementations of quantum information tasks. His current research interests include quantum resources and also optical and atomic implementations of quantum information tasks and protocols.

Dr. Sanders is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (U.K.), the Optical Society of America, the Australian Institute of Physics, and the American Physical Society, a past President of the Australian Optical Society, current Secretary-Treasurer of the American Physical Society Topical Group on Quantum Information, Vice-Chair of the Canadian Association of Physicists Division of Atomic and Molecular Physics and Photonic Interactions, a member of the American Institute of Physics Education Advisory Committee, an editorial board member for both Physical Review A and the New Journal of Physics, and advisory board member for Optics Communications. In addition, Dr. Sanders serves on numerous conference committees for the American Physical Society, the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), the Optical Society of America, and various quantum information conferences.

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Last updated June 13, 2014