University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
Dr. Laurent Labonté studied in the University of Limoges (FRANCE) where he received a Master's degree in "optical and high frequency telecommunication" (University of Limoges, France). He obtained the PhD degree in Physics in 2005 on both experimental and numerical study of microstructured fiber for non-linear optics and astronomy. From 2005 to 2006, he was an assistant professor. In 2006, he joined the group “Quantum Information with Light & Matter” of the Laboratory of condensed matter physics (LPMC), as an associate professor of the University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis. His research activities focus on generating, distributing and manipulating quantum information at telecom wavelength.