Microscopic Reversibility Goes Quantum

We extended a fundamental principle in statistical mechanics called microscopic reversibility to the quantum world and experimentally verified it. Just appeared in PRL and selected as an Editor’s Suggestion and for a Synopsis in Physics.

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We are hiring!

We have an open position for a (1-year extendable) postdoctoral fellow in Experimental Quantum Optics for a qualified, motivated, and dynamic young scientist.

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Photon-by-photon quantum state engineering

A concise review on how to engineer the quantum state of light one photon at a time has just appeared in Progress of Quantum Electronics.

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4D diamond detectors: adding time resolution

We added time resolution to our laser fabricated 3D diamond detectors. See the paper in Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A for more info.

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Making of 3D diamond detectors

Intense laser pulses write graphitic electrodes in diamond in order to produce 3D pixel sensors optimised for timing applications at future hadron colliders. Just published in Instruments.

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Multimode photon addition

We review our recent experimental results concerning the conditional implementation of coherent superpositions of single-photon additions onto distinct field modes. On the cover of Entropy.

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Neural networks detect nonclassicality

A properly-trained artificial neural network is able to correctly identify classical and nonclassical features from real experimental data for different states of light. See more in Physical Review Research.

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Quantum dealing of poker cards

How to play poker on the phone if you do not trust your opponent or the card dealer? Find out how by using discorrelated quantum states. On the cover of Advanced Quantum Technologies, May 2021.

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New tests of nonclassical behavior

We experimentally test new ways to detect the nonclassicality of a state from correlations among different phase-space distributions. See our latest PRL paper.

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Towards quantum spectroscopy: a roadmap

We join a group of experts from all over the world to draw a roadmap of future applications of quantum light to spectroscopy. In Journal of Physics B.

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