Welcome to the Sederberg Photonics Lab at SFU!

The inventor of the laser and former Adjunct Professor of our School, Theodore Maiman, initially regarded the laser as a “solution seeking a problem”. Within his lifetime, the laser rapidly became one of the most important and precise tools available for science, technology and medicine. Remarkably, we are still in the very early stages of harnessing its potential.

Our lab's research is fuelled by a high level of curiosity and realized using innovative approaches that have their roots in engineering physics. By developing unique laser sources and measurement techniques, we aim to coherently steer and record electronic processes in materials, on their natural timescales. We use the new insight gained to develop photonic devices for high-speed information processing, including quantum technologies.

Please have a look around our website and feel free to contact Dr. Sederberg if you think this is something you'd like to learn more about.