Rebecca Holmes
Physicist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Rebecca Holmes is a physicist and staff scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Her work has been published in Physics World and Applied Optics, among others.

Written by Rebecca Holmes

A photograph of light generated by spontaneous parametric down-conversion. The camera is looking towards the crystal and the special nature of the light is that it is created two photons at a time and therefore unlike any other source you would typically encounter. Courtesy Alan Migdall/NIST

Seeing the quantum

The human eye is a surprisingly good photon detector. What can it spy of the line between the quantum and classical worlds?

Rebecca Holmes