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Tim Ralph

Prof. Tim C Ralph

QUANTUM COMMUNICATION THEORY PROGRAM MANAGER
Professor of Physics, University of Queensland
BSc (Honours), Macquarie; PhD, ANU

Prof Ralph has extensive experience in quantum optics and optical implementations of quantum information techniques. His postdoctoral experience was at the Australian National University, the University of Auckland and the University of Queensland. He has performed consultancy work for Quintessence Labs, the Defence Science and Technology Group and Lockheed Martin, Australia.

Tim leads the Quantum Communication Theory Program which seeks to develop new secure communication protocols and extend the range of quantum communication via repeater technology. He is also a member of the Centre Executive, particularly overseeing the Optical Quantum Computation program.

Tim has more than 300 publications that have attracted over 12,000 citations. He has co-authored a textbook that sold more than 1,500 copies, and has authored and co-authored five invited book chapters. His publications appear in high quality international journals including 35 in Physical Review Letters, 16 in the Nature suite of journals, as well as articles in Science and Reviews of Modern Physics.

Recognition:
2017: Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
2014: Recipient of the AIP Alan Walsh Medal
2011: Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellowship 2006; ARC Professorial Fellow
2003: Australian Institute of Physics Youth Lecturer
2000: ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellow

Role: Program Manager

University: The University of Queensland

Phone: (07) 3346 9693

University Email: ralph@physics.uq.edu.au

Researcher ID: https://publons.com/researcher/A-1858-2011/

Address: Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology, School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072

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