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Griffiths, D., Jahangir, M., Donlan, G., Kannanthara, J., Antoniou, M., Baker, C.J., Singh, Y. ‘Microwave Photonics in Networked Staring Radar’ IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP) (2024)


Jahangir, M., Griffiths, D., Singh, Y., Antoniou, M. ‘Building a Quantum-Enabled, Networked Radar Testbed for Urban Surveillance of Low Observable Aerial Targets – Current Status’ 10th NATO Military Sensing Symposium (2023) Link

Jahangir, M., Griffiths, D., White, D., Donlan, G., Ren, X., Kannanthara, J., Singh, Y., Wayman, J.P., Baker , C.J., Sadler, J.P., Reynolds, S.J., Antoniou, A. 'Development of a Networked Photonic-Enabled Staring Radar Testbed for Urban Surveillance' IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation (2023)

Griffiths, D., Jahangir, M., White, D., Kannanthara, J., Donlan, G., Baker, C.J., Singh, Y., Antoniou, M. 'Urban Clutter Analysis for Drone Detection using L-band Staring Radar' IEEE International Radar Conference (RADAR) (2023)

Griffiths, D., Jahangir, M., Kannanthara, J., Donlan, G., Baker, C.J., Antoniou, M., Singh, Y. 'Fully digital, urban networked staring radar: Simulation and Experimentation' IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation (2023)

Wiens, E., Kwong, C.J., Müller, T., Bongs, K., Singh, Y., Schiller, S. 'An Optical Frequency Reference based on a Cryogenic Silicon Resonator' Optics Express (2023)


Sun, Q., Jones, J.M., Singh, A., Jha, A., Gellesch, M., Kale, Y., Singh, V., Barron, R., Jain, M., Bongs, K., Singh, Y. 'Frequency & Time: Measurements, Control and Transfer, Vol 1', Chapter 2, (2023)

Kannanthara, J., Griffiths, D., Jahangir, M., Jones, J.M., Baker C.J., Antoniou, M., Bell, C.J., White, H., Bongs, K., Singh, Y. 'Whole System Radar Modelling: Simulation and Validation' (2023)

Jahangir, M., Atkinson, G., White, D., Griffiths, D., Ren, X., Wayman, J., Baker, C.J., Sadler, J., Reynolds, J., Antoniou, M. 'Networked Staring Radar Testbed for Urban Surveillance: Status and Preliminary Results' (2022)

Griffiths, D., Kannanthara, J., Jahangir, M., Antoniou, M., Baker C.J., Singh, Y. 'Direct Signal Synchronization for Staring Passive Bistatic Radar' (2022)

Jones, J.M, Griffiths, D., Kannanthara, J., Jahangir, M., Antoniou, M., Baker C.J., Bongs, K., Singh, Y. "Quantum Enabled Radar Sensing" (2022)


Bongs, K., Cruise, A.M., Goldwin, J., Holynski, M., Singh, Y., et al. "Cold atoms in space: community workshop summary and proposed road-map." EPJ Quantum Technol. 9, 30 (2022).

Kale, Y. B., Singh, A., Gellesch, M., Jones, J. M., Morris, D., Aldous, M., Bongs, K., and Singh, Y. "Field deployable atomics package for an optical lattice clock" (2022) Quantum Science and Technology.


Jahangir, M., Jones, J., Kannanthara J., Baker C.J., Bongs K., Antoniou M., and Singh Y. "Development of Quantum Enabled Staring Radar with Low Phase Noise" (2022), European Microwave Week 2021 Conference Proceedings


Bertoldi, A., Bongs, K., Bouyer, P. et al. AEDGE: Atomic experiment for dark matter and gravity exploration in space. Exp Astron (2021).


Gellesch, M., Jones, J., Barron, R., Singh, A., Sun, Q., Bongs, K. and Singh, Y. "Transportable optical atomic clocks for use in out-of-the-lab environments", AOT (2020)

Zhang, S., Ramchurn, P., Menchetti, M., Ubaid, Q., Jones, J., Bongs, K., Singh, Y. “Novel repumping on 3P0→3D1 for Sr magneto-optical trap and Landé g factor measurement of 3D1,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2020).

Bongs, K., Singh, Y. Earth-based clocks test general relativity. Nat. Photonics 14, 408–409 (2020).

Badurina, L., Bentine, E., Blas, D., Bongs, K., Bortoletto, D., Bowcock, T., Bridges K. et al. "AION: An atom interferometer observatory and network." Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 2020, no. 05 (2020): 011.

El-Neaj, Y.A., Alpigiani, C., Amairi-Pyka, S., Araujo, H., Balaž, A., Bassi, A., Bathe-Peters, L., et al. "AEDGE: Atomic experiment for darkmatter and gravity exploration in space." EPJ Quantum Technology 7, no. 1 (2020)

Hisao, P., Singh, Y., Bongs, K., and Hastie, J. "Sub-kHz-linewidth VECSELs for cold atom experiments" Optics Express. doi:  10.1364/OE.390982

Origlia, S., Pradmod, M.S., Schiller, S., Singh, Y., Bongs, K., Schwarz, R., Al-Masoudi, A,. et al. "A high-performance optical lattice clock based on bosonic atoms." arXiv 1803.03157 (2018). doi

Kock, O., He, W., Swierad, D., Smith, L., Hughes, J., Bongs, K., and Signh, Y. "Laser controlled atom source for optical clocks." Scientific Reports 6 37321 (2016). 37321. doi: 10.1038/srep37321

Swierad, D., Hafner, S., Vogt, S., Venon, B., Holleville, D., Bize, S., Kolusa, A., et al. "Ultra-stable clock laser system development towards space applications." Scientific Reports 6 33973 (2016). doi: 10.1038/srep33973

Bongs, K. et al. "The UK National Quantum Technology Hub in Sensors and Metrology." In Quantum Optics 9900, 990009 (2016), SPIE Europe Conference Proceedings. doi: 10.1117/12.2232143, eprint: 39466/1/

Origlia, S., Schiller, S, Pramod, M.S., Smith, L., Singh, Y. et al. "Development of a strontium optical lattice clock for the SOC mission on the ISS." In Quantum Optics 9900, 990003 (2016), SPIE Europe Conference Proceedings. doi: 10.1117/12.2229473, arXiv: 1603.06062

Bongs, K., Holynski, M., and Singh, Y. "Ψ in the sky", Nature Physics 11, 615-617 (2015). doi: 10.1038/nphys3427

Bongs, K., Singh, Y., Smith, L., et al. "Development of a strontium optical lattice clock for the SOC mission on the ISS", Comptes Rendus Physique 16, 553-564 (2015). doi: 10.1016/j.crhy.2015.03.009, arXiv: 1503.08457

Olmos B., Yu, D., Singh, Y., Schreck, F., Bongs, K., and Lesanovsky, I. "Long-range interacting many-body systems with alkaline-earth-metal atoms." Physical Review Letters 110, 143602 (2013). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.143602, arXiv: 1211.4537

Ph.D. Theses

Kannanthara, Jithin (2023) Performance Analysis of Quantum-enabled Radar Systems through Modelling and Experimentation

Barron, Richard (2022) Slowing atoms with a permanent magnet Zeeman slower & investigating fibre phase noise on an optical clock system

Viswam, Sruthi (2020) Advanced laser frequency stabilisation systems for mobile strontium optical lattice clocks

Ubaid, Qasim Hassan (2020) Towards a strontium based stationary optical lattice clock

Menchetti, Marco (2019) Experimental set-up for realising long-range interaction using strontium atoms in an optical lattice

Swierad, Dariusz Tadeusz (2018) Stable and ultra-stable laser systems for a mobile strontium optical clock.

He, Wei (2017) Towards miniaturized strontium optical lattice clock.


Smith, Lyndsie Laura (2016) A transportable strontium optical lattice clock towards space.


Kock, Bjorn Ole (2013) Magneto-optical trapping of strontium for use as a mobile frequency reference.

Other publications

 Greetham, Helen (2019) Anthea & The Tortoise

Abhilash Jha talks to Joe Barker about getting into a Physics PhD and the work on the transportable clock in a podcast (30mins) link

In the News

Quantum Clocks: Ticking away toward a new era of Precision Measurement (SPIE, 01 March 2023) Click here to view

Quantum Enabled Radar Reseach (Rohde & Schwartz, May 2023) Click here to view

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