Michael Raymer, Department of Physics

Michael Raymer

Michael Raymer

Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Practice Areas: Quantum Information, Quantum Optics, Optical Physics, Nonlinear Optics

Faculty bioRaymer Research Group

Michael Raymer is an academic expert in quantum information science, quantum optics, optical physics and nonlinear optics. Michael’s research focuses on the quantum mechanics of light and its interaction with atoms and molecules, with applications in nonlinear optics, quantum communications technology, and quantum information. He has been a key force in moving the National Quantum Initiative forward. The project brings together experts to accelerate quantum research.  

Recent Media: 
How Your Brain Functions in Certain Ways Could Be Key to Quantum Computing (Lifewire, Oct. 27, 2022)
Physicists pin down how quantum uncertainty sharpens measurements (Quanta Magazine, May 3, 2022)
Future quantum computers may be powered by crystals (Lifewire, March 16, 2022)
A quantum network could make the internet more secure (Lifewire, Feb. 10, 2022)
Quantum science: The quest for quantum information technology expands (Electronic Design, Aug. 27, 2021)
How to build a quantum-ready workforce (Optics & Photonics, Sept. 16, 2020)
UO researchers collaborate on new national quantum centers (Around the O, Aug. 10, 2020)
University of Oregon invests in its quantum legacy with new lab (The Register-Guard, Oct. 16, 2019)
UO physicist cheers passage of National Quantum Initiative (Around the O, Dec. 27, 2018)
UO scientists help pave the way in quantum science efforts (Around the O, Oct. 11, 2018)
The National Quantum Initiative: What’s next? (Optics & Photonics, Sept. 19, 2018)
White House Quantum Leap (Politico, Sept. 18, 2018)
Transforming how information is processed and communicated (The Washington Times, July 17, 2018) 
UO researcher influences federal quantum physics legislation (Around the O, July 4, 2018)
Professor to explore the coming revolution in quantum technology (Around the O, March 15, 2018)
Eyeing a National Quantum Initiative (Optics & Photonics, Oct. 30, 2017)