Professor Mark Fox

Photo of Mark Fox 2016

Professor of Optical Physics

Contact details

Group web pages

Inorganic Semiconductors Group

Low Dimensional Structures & Devices Research Group

Magnetic Oxides Group

Personal web page

Research interests
  • Solid-state quantum optics
  • Semiconductor photonics
  • Ultrafast laser spectroscopy


  • PHY102 - Magnetism
  • PHY332 – Atomic and laser physics
  • PHY475 – Optical Properties of solids
  • Second year physics tutorials
Departmental administration
  • Tutor for fourth year physics
Professional activities
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America
Recent key publications
  • Chirality of nanophotonic waveguide with embedded quantum emitter for unidirectional spin transfer, R. J. Coles, et al., Nat Commun, 7, 11183, 2016
  • Ultrafast depopulation of a quantum dot by LA-phonon-assisted stimulated emission, F. Liu, et al. Phys. Rev. B, 93, 161407 (R), 2016
  • Phonon-Assisted Population Inversion of a Single InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dot by Pulsed Laser Excitation, J. H. Quilter, et al. Phys. Rev. Lett., 114, 137401, 2015
  • High-fidelity initialization of long-lived quantum dot hole spin qubits by reduced fine-structure splitting, A. J. Brash, et al, Phys. Rev. B, 92, 121301(R), 2015
  • ZnO gap states investigated using magnetic circular dichroism, M. Ying, et al., J. Phys. D: Applied Physics, 48, 255502, 2015
  • Monolithic integration of a quantum emitter with a compact on-chip beam-splitter, N. Prtljaga, et al., Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 231107, 2014
  • Waveguide Coupled Resonance Fluorescence from On-Chip Quantum Emitter, M. N. Makhonin, et al., Nano Lett., 14, 6997, 2014