Quentin Glorieux


Associate Professor at Sorbonne University. Quantum Fluids of Light Group leader at LKB, Paris. IUF Junior Fellow. Quantum Optics and Quantum Engineering experimental physicist.


Sorbonne University

Paris, France

Associate Professor at LKB

Sept 2013 - Present

  • Group leader at the Kastler Brossel Laboratory (LKB)
  • PI of the MistiQ-Light ERC CoG project
  • Quantum Optics research about quantum fluids of light with warm atomic vapors and exciton-polariton semi-conductor micro-cavities
  • Photonic Quantum Technologies research about interactions between nano-emitters (SiV nanodiamonds, perovskite, colloidal quantum dots) and nanowaveguides (tappered fibers).
  • Teaching Quantum mechanics, Optics, Experimental physics, and Scientific computing
  • Quantum gases
  • Quantum Optics
  • Fluids of light
  • Nanophotonics

National Institute of Standards & Technologies. NIST

Gaithersburg, US

Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

Oct 2010 - Sept 2013

  • Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), Laser Cooling & Trapping group
  • Under the supervision of Bill Phillips and Paul D. Lett
  • Research about four-wave mixing and atomic vapor photonic memory
  • Ultra-cold atoms
  • Quantum Optics
  • Quantum Memory

Australian National University. ANU

Canberra, Australia

Invited Postdoctoral Fellow

2012 (6 months)

  • Quantum Optics group of Prof. Ping Koy Lam
  • Research about quantum memory in cold atomic clouds and ultra-large atomic MOT
  • Quantum Memory
  • MOT
  • Ultra-high optical depth


PhD in Physics

Université Paris Diderot, Laboratoire Matériaux & Phénomènes Quantiques. France

Sept 2007 - Sept 2010

Theory and Experiments on multimode entanglement using Four-Wave-Mixing in a hot atomic vapor directed by Prof. Thomas Coudreau.

Master in Optics and Photonics

Ecole Polytechnique & Institut d’Optique, France

Sept 2006 - Sept 2007

Academic/Research at ICFO - Prof. Juergen Eschner Group - Spain

Engineer Degree in Optics

Institut d’Optique – Graduate School, Franc

Sept 2003 - Sept 2007

photo of me


    • Experiments
    • Quantum Optics
    • Atomic Physics
    • Ultra-cold atoms
    • Nanophotonics
    • Python
    • HTML
    • Javascript
    • SQL
    • MATLAB
    • LateX
      Developer Tools
    • Git
    • Docker
    • Server administration


  • Français
  • English
  • Spanish
  • German


  • Habilitation - HDR (2018)
  • PhD in Physics (2010)
  • Master Optics and Photonics (2007)
  • Engineering degree in Optics (2007)


  • Bouldering
  • Kayaking
  • Trail Running
  • Web dev
  • Ecology
  • Feminism