Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Duke University, and doubled majored in physics. After working for Harris Corp in for two years he decided to join Northwestern University under advisor Prem Kumar in 2012.
Optimization of pulses for quantum frequency conversion, working under the Quiness program on a quantum communications system.
P. Manurkar, N. Jain, M. Silver, Y.-P. Huang, C. Langrock, M. M. Fejer, P. Kumar, and G. S. Kanter, "Multidimensional mode-separable frequency conversion for high-speed quantum communication," Optica 3, 1300--1307 (2016). https://doi.org/10.
A. S. Kowligy, P. Manurkar, N. V. Corzo, V. G. Velev, M. Silver, R. P. Scott, S. J. B. Yoo, P. Kumar, G. S. Kanter, and Y.-P. Huang, “Quantum optical arbitrary waveform manipulation and measurement in real time,” SPIE Photonics West 2015 (Invited paper), paper 9347-31
A. S. Kowligy,* P. Manurkar,* N. V. Corzo, V. G. Velev, M. Silver, R. P. Scott, S. J. B. Yoo, P. Kumar, G. S. Kanter and Y. -P. Huang, "Quantum optical arbitrary waveform manipulation and measurement in real time," Opt. Express 22, 27942-27957 (2014) [*denotes equal contribution] http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.027942
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