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Aishwarya Kumar

Aishwarya Kumar

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152C Davey Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802
Email: azk190 [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu


  1. B.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi(2012)

Honors and Awards

  • Homer F. Braddock Fellowship
  • David H. Rank Memorial Prize in Physics
  • David C. Duncan Graduate Fellowship in Physics

Selected Publications

Wang, Y., Kumar, A., Wu, T., & Weiss, D. S. (2016). Single-qubit gates based on targeted phase shifts in a 3D neutral atom array. Science, 352(6293), 1562-1565. doi:10.1126/science.aaf2581

Wang, Yang; Zhang, Xianli; Corcovilos, Theodore A.; Kumar, Aishwarya & Weiss, David S. (2015). Coherent Addressing of Individual Neutral Atoms in a 3D Optical Lattice. Phys. Rev. Lett., 115, 043003.

Ultra low bending loss equiangular spiral photonic crystal fibers in the terahertz regime
Agrawal, Arti and Kejalakshmy, N. and Uthman, M. and Rahman, B. M. A. and Kumar, A. and Grattan, K. T. V., AIP Advances, 2, 022140 (2012), DOI:

Research Interests

Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. Quantum Computation and Information.

Member of the research group of David S. Weiss