Mark Lusk
Professor, Department of Physics

The Lusk group investigates fundamental issues associated with quantum optics and light-matter interactions. Our focus lies at the nexus of several traditional disciplines: topological quantum electrodynamics, quantum information science, condensed matter physics, and atomic/molecular/optical physics. We also explore the ontology and applications of Relational Quantum Mechanics.


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  • PhD, California Institute of Technology
  • MS, Colorado State University
  • BS, US Naval Academy

Research Areas

  • Quantum electrodynamics and quantum optics
  • Light-matter interactions in nanoscale systems
  • Coherence and correlation in exciton fields