Apker Recipients Study Galaxy Clusters, Entangled Photons
Photo by Shelly Johnston
The recipient in the non-PhD category is Bryce Gadway of Colgate University. In his senior-year research, conducted under the supervision of Kiko Galvez, he created an ensemble of single photons entangled in their polarization and direction of momentum, and used them to test theories of nature based on non-contextual realism. The experimental results ruled out realism or non-contextuality, or both. Gadway is now a graduate student at Stony Brook University, pursuing a PhD in physics.
©1995 - 2014, AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY
APS encourages the redistribution of the materials included in this newspaper provided that attribution to the source is noted and the materials are not truncated or changed.
Contributing Editor: Jennifer Ouellette
Staff Writer: Ernie Tretkoff
Art Director and Special Publications Manager: Kerry G. Johnson
Publication Designer and Production: Nancy Bennett-Karasik