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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

H. Jeff Kimble

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Dates

April 23, 1949 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Kimble, H. Jeff (Harry Jeffrey), 1949-

Additional Forms of Names

Kimble, H. J. (Harry Jeffrey), 1949-

Kimble, Harry Jeffrey, 1949-

Biography

Abstract

H. Jeffery Kimble is the William L. Valentine Professor and Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology (1989-present). Other institutional affiliations include the University of Texas, Austin and General Motors Company. His research interests include quantum optics and the quantum mechanics of open systems.

Important Dates

April 23, 1949Birth, Floydada (Tex.).

1971Obtained BS, Abilene Christian University, Abilene (Tex.).

1977 – 1979Associate Senior Research Physicist, GM Research Laboratories, General Motors Company.

1978Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Rochester, Rochester (N.Y.).

1979 – 1985Professor of Physics, University of Texas, Austin, Austin (Tex.).

1989 – presentProfessor of Physics (1989-1997) and William L. Valentine Professor of Physics (1997-present), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

2002Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2004Awarded Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Quantum physicist.

Places

Birth

Floydada (Tex.)

Undergraduate Education

Abilene (Tex.)

Graduate Education

Rochester (N.Y.)

Employment

Austin (Tex.)

Pasadena (Calif.)

Subjects

Lasers.

Quantum electrodynamics.

Quantum optics.

Quantum theory.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Alton, Daniel J.

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Interacting single atoms with nanophotonics for chip-integrated quantum networks."

Birnbaum, Kevin M.

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Cavity QED with multilevel atoms."

Boca, Andreea

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Experiments in cavity QED: Exploring the interaction of quantized light with a single trapped atom."

Boozer, David

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Raman transitions in cavity QED."

Chapman, Michael

Advised by Kimble while post-doc at California Institute of Technology.

Choi, Kyung Soo

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Coherent control of entanglement with atomic ensembles."

Fuchs, Christopher Alan

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology.

Furusawa, Akira

Advised by Kimble while research scientist at California Institute of Technology.

Kuzmich, Alex

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology.

Lange, Wolfgang

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology.

Lynn, Theresa W.

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Measurement and control of individual quanta in cavity QED."

Mabuchi, Hideo

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology.

Mandel, Leonard

PhD advisor at University of Rochester, "Investigations of resonance fluorescence."

McKeever, Jason

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Trapped atoms in cavity QED for quantum optics and quantum information."

Orozco, Luis Adolfo

Advised by Kimble at University of Texas, Austin, "Optical Bistability with Two-Level Atoms."

Raizen, Mark G.

Advised by Kimble at University of Texas, Austin.

Thompson, Robert J.

Advised by Kimble at University of Texas, Austin.

Van Enk, Steven

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology.

Vernooy, David W.

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology, "Cold atoms in cavity QED for quantum information processing."

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Advised by Kimble at California Institute of Technology.

Colleagues

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004

Both employed at University of Texas, Austin.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

McKeown, R. D.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Both employed at University of Texas, Austin.

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Swinney, H. L., 1939-

Both employed at University of Texas, Austin.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at University of Texas, Austin.

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Both employed at University of Texas, Austin.

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

William L. Valentine Professor and Professor of Physics.

General Motors Corporation

Associate Senior Research Physicist, Research Laboratories.

University of Texas at Austin. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Abilene Christian University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1971).

American Physical Society

Received 2004 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Rochester. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained PhD in Physics (1978).

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