Quantum tomography of homodyne detectors

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We suggest and experimentally demonstrate a tomographic method to characterize homodyne detectors at the quantum level. Our results have just appeared in New Journal of Physics.

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Limits to XUV frequency combs?

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By measuring the tiny phase fluctuations between consecutive pulses from an infrared laser frequency comb we pose stringent limits to the extension of its spectroscopic and metrological applications towards the extreme ultraviolet. Just appeared in PRL.

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OSA “Best of 2016” in Optics & Photonics News

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The Optical Society of America (OSA) selected our PRL paper on the generation of zero-area single-photon pulses among the 30 most relevant papers of the year worldwide in the field of optics (see Optics & Photonics News).

Marco Bellini elected among 2017 OSA Fellows

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Marco Bellini was elected among the Optical Society of America (OSA) Fellows of 2017. This distinction is awarded to OSA members for their significant contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics.

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Tuning network transmission with noise

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Our detailed analysis of the effects of disorder and dephasing on the transmission of a complex network made of optical fibers and cavities has just been published in Nature Scientific Reports.

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A “plug and play” fiber setup for squeezed light

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We demonstrate the first all-guided-wave squeezing experiment at telecom wavelengths. The results from this French-Italian collaboration just appeared in Optica and were highlighted in Optics & Photonics News.

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A “Schrödinger’s pet” machine

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Our machine for turning any input quantum state into a coherent superposition has just appeared on PRL.

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Laser-induced diamond photoionization

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Unraveling the microscopic processes involved in laser irradiation of diamond for optimized direct laser writing of conductive paths towards applications in radiation detection and clinical dosimetry.

Just appeared in Physical Review B.

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A photon with no area

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The recent results from the Italian-Brazilian collaboration on the generation of zero-area single-photon pulses have just appeared on PRL and have been highlighted in Physics.

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Larger noiseless amplification

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Different combinations of the photon addition and subtraction operators can be effective in noiselessly amplifying coherent states of light with larger amplitudes.

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