| __Department of Physics__ *(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)* |

| | The **quantum** **optics** and **quantum** informatics group at Macquarie University (QOQIMU) enjoys an excellent reputation for a decade of significant achievements in the areas of cavity **quantum** electrodynamics, nonlinear **quantum** interferometry, propagation of Bose-Einstein condensates, **quantum** measurement bounds, practical **quantum** cryptography, resources and bounds in **quantum** computation, **quantum** communication and foundations of **quantum** theory. |

| | To extend knowledge, understanding and methods in **quantum** science and to employ concepts and tools of **quantum** science to propose and critically evaluate research and development in **quantum** technology. |

| | To lead research in theoretical **quantum** science and technology through a combination of expertise in **quantum** **optics**, **quantum** mechanics and **quantum** informatics, skills in relevant areas of mathematical physics and productive collaborations with experimentalists in **quantum** science and technology. |

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