Prof. Barak Dayan


Prof. Barak Dayan
Chemical Physics / Chemistry , Weizmann Institute of Science

Personal Webpage:
Phone: 054 – 4560128

Prof. Barak Dayan in the I-CORE group research:
Controlling single photons: Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with single atoms coupled to high-Q optical microresonators (cavity-QED)

Adrien Borne

PhD Students:
Orel Bechler
Yulia Lovsky
Gabi Guendelman
Ori Mor

Msc Students:
Ziv Aqua
Niv Druker
Tal Ohana
Moran Netser

Dr. Serge Rosenblum (now in Yale)
Dr. Itay Shomroni (now in EPFL)

Awards and Fellowships:

2015                Krill prize (Wolf foundation)
2015                Israel Chemical Society (ICS) prize
2009                Alon Fellowship
2005 – 2007    Caltech’s Center for the Physics of Information Scholarship
2005 – 2007    The Rothschild Fellowship


Nature Photonics 10, 19 (2015): “Extraction of a single photon from an optical pulse”

Nature Communications 6, 6788 (2015): “Cavity ring-up spectroscopy for ultrafast sensing with optical microresonators”

Science 345, 903 (2014): “All-optical routing of single photons by a one-atom switch controlled by a single photon”

Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 023604 (2013): “Demonstration of Weak Measurement Based on Atomic Spontaneous Emission”

Phys. Rev. A. 84, 033854 (2011): “Photon routing in cavity QED: Beyond the fundamental limit of photon blockade”