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]



Francois Copie

Francois studied nonlinear optics at the University of Lille, France. He pursued a PhD at the PhLAM laboratory in Villeneuve d’Ascq under the supervision of Matteo Conforti, Arnaud Mussot and Alexandre Kudlinski on the “Modulation instabilities in dispersion oscillating passive fiber-ring cavities”.

francois.copie [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

Xin Zhao (visiting scientist 08/2016-08/2017)
Present affiliation: Beihang University, Beijing, China

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

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

Changlei Guo (visiting scientist 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