Group Members


PI – Pascal Del’Haye

Pascal Del’Haye
National Physical Laboratory
Hampton Road
Teddington, TW11 0LWUnited Kingdom

pascal.delhaye [at]
Tel +44 20 8943 6301



Jonathan Silver

Jonathan studied physics at Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. During his PhD he worked at the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge and at the University of Bonn in the group of Michael Koehl on “Interaction of a single ion with ultracold atoms and an optical fibre cavity”.

jonathan.silver [at]




Shuangyou Zhang
Shuangyou Zhang received his Bachelors in Electronics from Jilin University, and PhD in Electronics from Peking University. His research interests include optical frequency combs and their applications, chip-scale atomic clock, two-photon-transition for optical frequency standards and integrated photonics.

shuangyou.zhang [at]






Guest Researcher

Xin Zhao

Dr Xin Zhao is visiting our research group from Beihang University, Beijing. During her PhD at Beihang University she worked on “Study on the theory and applications of micro/nano-meter optical devices based on composite material”. Her research interests include mode-locked fiber lasers and dual-frequency comb generation.

xin.zhao [at]



PhD Students


Leonardo Del Bino

Leonardo obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Florence. During his Master studies he worked at the European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy (LENS) at the University of Florence on “Development of an experimental apparatus for the realization of dipolar quantum gases of Dysprosium atoms”.

leonardo.del.bino [at]


Michael Woodley

Michael studied theoretical physics at the University of Birmingham. During his Master’s thesis he worked on PT-symmetric quantum mechanics in the group of Professor Mike Gunn (University of Birmingham).

michael.woodley [at]




Previous Group Members

Sarah Stebbings (visiting researcher 07/2015-07/2017)

Diptarko Chowdhury (work experience student 01/2016-05/2016)
Present affiliation: Student at Oxford University

Changlei Guo (visiting researcher, 01/2016-04/2016)
Present affiliation: SYRTE – Observatoire de Paris

Amy Hughes (summer intern 06/2015-09/2015)
Present affiliation: PhD Student at the Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University