Professor Sir Peter Knight gives a Wheatstone Lecture
The Wheatstone Lecture* this year is on 24th February 2020 delivered by Sir Peter Knight FRS. The title of the lecture is
What’s Quantum Technology?
The lecture will be held online.
16:30 – Welcome from Head of Department
16:40 – What’s Quantum Technology?
17:25 – Q&A session
A Teams link will be sent before the event. Please register.
*Sir Charles Wheatstone FRS (1802-75) was Professor of Experimental Philosophy at King's and was the first Professor in the Department from 1834 until his death in 1875. Polymath and self-taught son of a London-based musical instrument maker, Wheatstone conducted early experiments into acoustics and the transmission of sound. His greatest achievement was the development of the electric telegraph, which revolutionised communications in the 19th century. The Department of Physics at King's has held an annual Wheatstone Lecture since 2013.
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