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Hamed Majedi


Contact information


Phone: 519-888-4567 x37443
Location: E5 4009
Fax: (519) 746-3077

Biography Summary

Amir Hamed Majedi is a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department and cross-appointed in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo. Professor Majedi also leads the Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics Lab (IQOL) within the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology.

His main research interests lie within engineering quantum electrodynamics with a focus on superconducting optoelectronics and quantum photonics.  His research activities encompass superconducting nanowire single photon detectors, single photon sources based on nanowire quantum dots, superconducting plasmonic detectors and waveguides, superconducting-based quantum dot LEDs for single and entangled photon sources, and graphene photonics.  

IQOL pursues theoretical and experimental investigations of quantum and electromagnetic phenomena in superconducting micro-to-nano scale structures to advance optoelectronic, mm-wave/THz and photonic devices and systems. The group aims to develop theoretical foundations, design methodologies, device/system level synthesis, and characterization techniques in order to create superconductive quantum devices for applications that include ultrafast communications and quantum information processing and bio-nanotechnology. 

Research Interests

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


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

Further information

Affiliate member of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology

Cross appointed with: Physics and Astronomy

Please see Professor Majedi's own web page for more information.

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