Hamed Majedi


Contact information

Professor Hamed MajediEmail: ahmajedi@uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4567 x37443

Location: E5 4009

Fax: 519-746-3077

Affiliate member of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology

Cross appointed with: Physics and Astronomy


  • BSc, K.N. Toosi Univ. of Tech., Tehran, Iran
  • MSc, Amir Kabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • PhD, University of Waterloo

Research interests

  • Superconducting Optoelectronics
  • Quantum Photonics
  • Solid-state Quantum Electrodynamics
  • Single-Photon Technology

Selected references

  • M.K. Akhlaghi, H. Atikian, A. Eftekharian, M. Loncar, A. H. Majedi, "Reduced Dark Counts in Optimized Geometries for Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detectors", arXiv:1205.4290, Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 21, 7 pages, 2012.
  • H. Atikian, B.G. Ghamsari, S.M. Anlage, A.H. Majedi, "Ultrafast Linear Kinetic Inductive Photoresponse of YBCO Meander-Line Structures by Photoimpedance Measurements", Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 98, 081117, 2011.
  • A. H. Majedi, "Theoretical investigations on THz and Optical Superconductive Surface Plasmon Interface", IEEE Trans. on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 907-910, 2009.
  • M. Khoshnegar, A. H. Majedi, "Single and Few-Particle States in Core-Shell Nanowire Quantum Dots", arXiv:1204.4775, Physical Review B, 86, 205318, 26 pages, 2012.
  • Yan, M.K. Akhlaghi, JL. Orgiazzi and A. H. Majedi, "Optoelectronic Characterization of Fiber-Coupled NbN Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detector", Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 56, Issue 2, pp. 380-384, 2009.

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