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John C. Howell

Assistant Professor Of Physics, Quantum Optics And Quantum Physics
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Physics And Astronomy

Areas of expertise: Quantum Optics, Quantum Physics

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Howell Research Group

In the News

Daily Planet
March 24, 2015

EE Times
Invisibility Cloaks Now Shield People from Sight
January 31, 2015
Magic Or Technology? Experts Explain The Science Behind Harry Potter's Spells
January 22, 2015

Experts invent invisibility cloak
January 07, 2015

Discovery News
Top 10 Techs that Exploded in 2014
December 19, 2014

The Age
Nanotechnology's next trick could be a real invisibility cloak
November 09, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Lahman: UR physicists create invisibility cloak
October 16, 2014

HuffPost Live
Nerds Forum with @joshzepps
October 02, 2014

WROC TV CBS 8 Rochester
The Rochester Cloak
September 25, 2014

Scientists Show You How to Make an Invisibility Cloak (Sort Of)
September 24, 2014

Scientific American
Particle Measurement Sidesteps the Uncertainty Principle
August 06, 2014

Red Orbit
Measuring A Quantum System Using ‘Compressive Sensing’
June 30, 2014

Scientific American
Stealth Camera Takes Pictures Virtually in the Dark
December 02, 2013

Electronic Engineering Times Asia
Research: Gauging depth with only one reflected photon
December 02, 2013

Photonics Online
Disappearing Skyscraper: The Latest In Invisibility Cloaking
September 27, 2013

Scientific Computing
Father-son Team Demonstrates Simple Optical Cloaking of Large Objects
June 25, 2013

Simple invisibility cloaks hide toys, pets, people
June 14, 2013

Researchers suggest magicians' mirror tricks could be used as large scale cloaking devices (w/ video)
June 10, 2013

England Daily Mail
Scientists unveil invisibility cloak big enough to hide a human or a satellite orbiting earth - so long as you look at it from one direction only
June 08, 2013
This 'invisibility cloak' could conceal satellites - or hide your kids
June 07, 2013

Technology Review
Human-Scale Invisibility Cloak Unveiled
June 06, 2013

The Slow-Light Race Is On
February 15, 2011

New Scientist
Slowed-down Light Stores Data for Longer
February 10, 2007

Scientific American
How Can a Single Photon Produce a Whole Image?
January 23, 2007

Washington Post
Putting the Brakes on Light Speed
January 19, 2007

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News Releases

Father-son Team Demonstrates Simple Optical Cloaking of Large Objects
June 07, 2013

Physicists Achieve All-Optical Buffering of Images
January 08, 2007

Physicist Wins Optical Society of America's Young Researcher Award
May 03, 2006

$6.5 Million Grant Boosts 'Slow Light' Research for Optical Processing and Telecommunications
November 30, 2004

John Howell researches quantum optics and quantum physics. His recent work includes both theoretical and experimental investigations of the foundations of quantum mechanics, entanglement measures, continuous variable entanglement, discrete entanglement, quantum communication/information and weak field detection in coherent atomic media.