Hello! I'm Joshua Silverstone, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and senior post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Quantum Photonics of the University of Bristol, UK. Here you'll find information about myself and my work in silicon quantum optics.

Below is: my CV, other places you can find me online, and some downloads. Contact me by (e)mail at:
Centre for Quantum Photonics, University of Bristol
H. H. Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue,
Bristol BS8 1TL, UK



The quantum nature of light can help us solve today's informational problems, but to do so we require quantum photonic devices and systems on an entirely new scale. My work with linear and nonlinear silicon photonics aims to narrow the technology gap.

I hold a BSc in Engineering Physics from the University of Alberta. At the University of Bristol, I studied as an Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholar, supervised jointly by Profs. Jeremy O'Brien and Mark Thompson, towards a PhD. I completed my thesis, Entangled light in silicon waveguides, in 2015, which was the International Year of Light. In 2018, the Leverhulme Trust generously funded my Early Career Fellowship entitled Silicon quantum computing: light work with long waves. This has allowed me to fully shift my focus onto achieving scale using longer-than-usual wavelengths in silicon.


Selected publications are shown below. Please see my Research Gate profile for a complete list.

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My experience covers a wide variety of tools and techniques, which I will list here when I'm feeling narcissistic. For now, look at my Research Gate profile, as above.


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