Publications


2021

  • “Fabrication and first full characterisation of timing properties of 3D diamond detectors”
    L. Anderlini, M. Bellini, C. Corsi, S. Lagomarsino, C. Lucarelli, G. Passaleva, S. Sciortino, and M. Veltri
    Instruments, 5, 39 (2021)
  • “Coherent Superpositions of Photon Creation Operations and their Application to Multimode States of Light”
    N. Biagi, S. Francesconi, A. Zavatta, and M. Bellini
    Entropy, 23(8), 999 (2021)
  • “Identifying nonclassicality from experimental data using artificial neural networks”
    V. Gebhart, M. Bohmann, K. Weiher, N. Biagi, A. Zavatta, M. Bellini, and E. Agudelo
    Physical Review Research 3, 023229 (2021)
  • “Generating Discorrelated States for Quantum Information Protocols by Coherent Multimode Photon Addition”
    N. Biagi, L.S. Costanzo, M. Bellini, and A. Zavatta
    Advanced Quantum Technologies, 2000141 (2021)
  • “Experimental certification of nonclassicality via phase-space inequalities”
    N. Biagi, M. Bohmann, E. Agudelo, M. Bellini, and A. Zavatta
    Physical Review Letters, 126, 023605 (2021)

2020

  • “Entangling macroscopic light states by delocalized photon addition”
    N. Biagi, L.S. Costanzo, M. Bellini, and A. Zavatta
    Physical Review Letters, 124, 033604 (2020)
  • “Intercalibration of a polycrystalline 3D diamond detector for small field dosimetry”
    K. Kanxheri, D. Aisa, L. Alunni Solestizi, M. Bellini, M. Caprai, C. Corsi, A.C. Dipilato, M. Iacco, M. Ionica, S. Lagomarsino, A. Morozzi, F. Moscatelli, D. Passeri, S. Sciortino, C. Talamonti, C. Zucchetti, and L. Servoli
    Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A 958, 162730 (2020)
  • “Roadmap on Quantum Light Spectroscopy”
    S. Mukamel, M. Freyberger, W.P. Schleich, M. Bellini, A. Zavatta, G. Leuchs, C. Silberhorn, R.W. Boyd, L.L. Sánchez-Soto, A. Stefanov, M. Barbieri, A. Paterova, L. Krivitsky, S. Shwartz, K. Tamasaku, K.E. Dorfman, F. Schlawin, V. Sandoghdar, M.G. Raymer, A.H. Marcus, O. Varnavski, T. Goodson III, Z.-Y. Zhou, B.-S. Shi, S. Asban, M.O. Scully, Z.-D. Zhang, T. Peng, I.A. Vartanyants, E. del Valle, and F.P. Laussy
    Journal of Physics B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 53, 072002 (2020)
  • “Fabrication and Characterisation of 3D Diamond Pixel Detectors with Timing Capabilities”
    L. Anderlini, M. Bellini, A. Bizzeti, A. Cardini, R. Ciaranfi, C. Corsi, M. Garau, A. Lai, S. Lagomarsino, A. Lampis, A. Loi, C. Lucarelli, S. Mariani, N. Minafra, A. Morozzi, R. Mulargia, G. Passaleva, D. Passeri, S. Sciortino, S. Vecchi, and M. Veltri
    Frontiers in Physics, Radiation Detectors and Imaging, 8, 589844 (2020)

2019

  • “Field trial of a three-state quantum key distribution scheme in the Florence metropolitan area”
    D. Bacco, I. Vagniluca, B. Da Lio, N. Biagi, A. Della Frera, D. Calonico, C. Toninelli, F.S. Cataliotti, M. Bellini, L.K. Oxenløwe, and A. Zavatta
    EPJ Quantum Technology, 6, 5 (2019)
  • “Engineering of heralded narrowband color-entangled states”
    A. Zavatta, M. Artoni, and G. La Rocca
    Physical Review A, 99, 031802 (2019)
  • “Chip-based squeezing at a telecom wavelength”
    F. Mondain, T. Lunghi, A. Zavatta, E. Gouzien, F. Doutre, M. De Micheli, S. Tanzilli, and V. D’Auria
    Photonics Research, 7, A36-A39 (2019)

2018


2017


2016

  • “A Photon with No Area”
    M. Bellini, L.S. Costanzo, D. Pellegrino, A. Zavatta, A.S. Coelho, M.S. Mendes, K.N. Cassemiro, L. Acioli, and D. Felinto
    Optics & Photonics News, December 2016, 45 (2016) — Selected for ‘Optics in 2016’
  • “Disorder and dephasing as control knobs for light transport in optical fiber cavity networks”
    S. Viciani, S. Gherardini, M. Lima, M. Bellini, and F. Caruso
    Scientific Reports 6, 37791 (2016)
  • “A fully guided-wave squeezing experiment for fiber quantum networks”
    F. Kaiser, B. Fedrici, A. Zavatta, V. D’Auria, and S. Tanzilli
    Optica, 3(4), 362-365 (2016)
  • “Universal continuous-variable state orthogonalizer and qubit generator”
    A.S. Coelho, L.S. Costanzo, A. Zavatta, C. Hughes, M.S. Kim, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review Letters, 116, 110501 (2016)
  • “Photoionization of monocrystaline CVD diamond irradiated with ultrashort intense laser pulse”
    S. Lagomarsino, S. Sciortino, B. Obreshkov, T. Apostolova, C. Corsi, M. Bellini, E. Berdermann, and C. J. Schmidt
    Physical Review B, 93, 085128 (2016)
  • “Zero-area single-photon pulses”
    L.S. Costanzo, A.S. Coelho, D. Pellegrino, M.S. Mendes, L. Acioli, K.N. Cassemiro, D. Felinto, A. Zavatta, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review Letters, 116, 023602 (2016)Featured in Physics
  • “Efficient noiseless linear amplification for light fields with larger amplitudes”
    J. Park, J. Joo, A. Zavatta, M. Bellini, and H. Jeong
    Optics Express, 24, 1331-1346 (2016)


2015

2014

  • “Experimental hybrid entanglement between quantum and classical states of light”
    L.S. Costanzo, A. Zavatta, S. Grandi, M. Bellini, H. Jeong, M. Kang, S. Lee, and T.C. Ralph
    International Journal of Quantum Information, 12, 1560015 (2014)
  • “Electrical and Raman-imaging characterization of laser-made electrodes for 3D diamond detectors”
    S. Lagomarsino, M. Bellini, C. Corsi, F. Gorelli, G. Parrini, M. Santoro, and S. Sciortino
    Diamond and Related Materials, 43, 23-28 (2014) 
  • “Manipulating Frequency-Bin Entangled States in Cold Atoms”
    A. Zavatta, M. Artoni, D. Viscor, and G. La Rocca
    Scientific Reports 4, 3941 (2014)
  • “Luce sul tempo”
    P. Maddaloni, M. Bellini, P. De Natale, and F. Levi
    Le Scienze (Italian edition of Scientific American), 546, (February 2014)
  • “Heralded noiseless amplification and attenuation of non-gaussian states of light”
    N. Gagatsos, J. Fiurasek, A. Zavatta, M. Bellini, and N. J. Cerf
    Physical Review A, 89, 062311 (2014)
  • “Generation of hybrid entanglement of light”
    H. Jeong, A. Zavatta, M. Kang, S. Lee, L.S. Costanzo, S. Grandi, T.C. Ralph, and M. Bellini
    Nature Photonics, 8, 564-569 (2014)


2013

  • “Shedding Light on a Quantum Black Box”
    A. Zavatta, and M. Bellini
    Physics, 6, 35 (2013)
  • “Quantum Process Nonclassicality”
    S. Rahimi-Keshari, T. Kiesel, W. Vogel, S. Grandi, A. Zavatta, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review Letters, 110, 160401 (2013)
  • “Single-photon-added coherent states: Estimation of parameters and fidelity of the optical homodyne detection”
    N. Filippov, V. I. Man’ko, A. S. Coelho, A. Zavatta, and M. Bellini
    Physica Scripta, 87, 014025 (2013)
  • “Three-dimensional diamond detectors: Charge collection efficiency of graphitic electrodes”
    S. Lagomarsino, M. Bellini, C. Corsi, F. Gorelli, G. Parrini, M. Santoro, and S. Sciortino
    Applied Physics Letters, 103, 233507 (2013)


2012

2011

  • “A high-fidelity noiseless amplifier for quantum light states”
    A. Zavatta, J. Fiurasek, and M. Bellini
    Nature Photonics, 5, 52-56 (2011) [pdf]
  • “Nonclassicality quasiprobability of single-photon-added thermal states”
    T. Kiesel, W. Vogel, M. Bellini, A. Zavatta
    Physical Review A, 83, 032116 (2011) [pdf]
  •  “Improving Ramsey spectroscopy in the extreme-ultraviolet region with a random-sampling approach”
    R. Eramo, M. Bellini, C. Corsi , I. Liontos, and S. Cavalieri
    Physical Review A, 83, 041402(R) (2011) [pdf]
  • “Two-color quantum memory in double-Lambda media”
    D. Viscor, V. Ahufinger, J. Mompart, A. Zavatta, G. C. La Rocca, and M. Artoni
    Physical Review A 86, 053827 (2012)
  • “High-fidelity noiseless amplification by photon addition and subtraction”
    A. Zavatta, M. Locatelli, C. Polycarpou, J. Fiurasek, and M. Bellini
    Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., 8072, 80720P (2011)
  • “Split-pulse spectrometer for absolute XUV frequency measurements”
    I. Liontos, C. Corsi , S. Cavalieri, M. Bellini, and R. Eramo
    Optics Letters, 36 (11), 2047-2049 (2011) [pdf]
  •  “Method for High-Resolution Frequency Measurements in the Extreme Ultraviolet Regime: Random-Sampling Ramsey Spectroscopy”
    R. Eramo, S. Cavalieri, C. Corsi , I. Liontos, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review Letters, 106, 213003 (2011) [pdf]


2010

2009

2008

  • “Manipulating thermal light states by the controlled addition and subtraction of single photons”
    V. Parigi, A. Zavatta, and M. Bellini
    Laser Physics Letters, 5, 246-251 (2008) [pdf]
  • “Thermal light manipulation by addition or subtraction of single photons”
    A. Zavatta, V. Parigi, and M. Bellini
    in “Coherence and Quantum Optics IX”, N. P. Bigelow, J. H. Eberly, and C. R. Stroud, Jr. Eds, American Institute of Physics, pp. 507-508 (2008)
  • “Domain-engineered ferroelectric crystals for nonlinear and quantum optics”
    M. Bellini, P. Cancio, G. Gagliardi, G. Giusfredi, P. Maddaloni, D. Mazzotti, and P. De Natale
    in “Ferroelectric crystals for photonic applications”, P. Ferraro, S. Grilli, and P. De Natale Eds., Springer Verlag, Heidelberg-Berlin-New York, pp. 37-58 (2008)
  • “Enhancing the yield of high-order harmonics with an array of gas jets“
    A. Pirri, C. Corsi, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review A, 78, 011801(R) (2008) [pdf]
  • “From Quantum to Classical: Watching a Single Photon Become a Wave”
    M. Bellini, A. Zavatta, and S. Viciani
    in “The Nature of Light: What Is A Photon?”, C. Roychoudhuri, A.F. Kracklauer, K. Creath Eds., CRC Press. pp. 349-361 (2008)
  • “Experimental determination of a nonclassical Glauber-Sudarshan P-function”
    T. Kiesel, W. Vogel, V. Parigi, A. Zavatta, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review A, 78, 021804(R) (2008) [pdf]
  • “Toward quantum frequency combs: Boosting the generation of highly nonclassical light states by cavity-enhanced parametric down-conversion at high-repetition rates”
    A. Zavatta, V. Parigi, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review A, 78, 033809 (2008) [pdf]
  • “Extreme ultraviolet Ramsey-type spectroscopy”
    A. Pirri, E. Sali, C. Corsi, M. Bellini, S. Cavalieri, and R. Eramo
    Physical Review A, 78, 043410 (2008) [pdf]
  • “Subtracting photons from arbitrary light fields: experimental test of coherent state invariance by single-photon annihilation”
    A. Zavatta, V. Parigi, M. S. Kim, and M. Bellini
    New Journal of Physics, 10, 123006 (2008) [pdf]
  • “Scheme to prove the bosonic commutation relation using single-photon interference”
    M. S. Kim, H. Jeong, A. Zavatta, V. Parigi, and M. Bellini
    Physical Review Letters, 101, 260401 (2008) [pdf]


2007

2006

2005

  • “Spectroscopy: harmonic generation frequency conversion”
    M. Bellini
    in “Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter Physics”, F. Bassani, J. Liedl and P. Wyder Eds., Elsevier Ltd., (2005)
  • “Mutually coherent high-order harmonic pulses for XUV Ramsey spectroscopy”
    M. Bellini, S. Cavalieri, C. Corsi, R. Eramo and M. Materazzi
    Laser Physics, 15, 324-327 (2005)
  • “Single-photon excitation of a coherent state: Catching the elementary step of stimulated light emission”
    A. Zavatta, S. Viciani and M. Bellini
    Physical Review A, 72, 023820 (2005) [ pdf ]
  • “Catching the elementary step of excitation of a coherent light state by a single photon”
    Marco Bellini, Alessandro Zavatta, and Silvia Viciani
    Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 5893, 58930V (2005)
  • “From quantum to classical: watching a single photon become a wave“
    Marco Bellini, Alessandro Zavatta, and Silvia Viciani
    Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 5866, 278 (2005)
  • “Optical coherence tomography for painting diagnostics”
    F.T. Arecchi, M. Bellini, C. Corsi, R. Fontana, M. Materazzi, L. Pezzati, and A. Tortora
    Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 5857, 58570Z (2005)
  • “Dymamic signal processing and analysis in the OCT system for evaluating multilayer tissues”
    M. Bellini, R. Fontana, I. Gurov, A. Karpets, M. Materazzi, M. Taratin, and A. Zakharov
    Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 5857, 58570X (2005)


2004

  • “Robustness of phase coherence against amplification in a multipass femtosecond laser”
    C. Corsi and M. Bellini
    Applied Physics B, 78, 31-34 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “Generation of a variable linear array of phase-coherent supercontinuum sources”
    C. Corsi, A. Tortora and M. Bellini
    Applied Physics B78, 299-394 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “Nonlocal modulations on the temporal and spectral profiles of an entangled photon pair”
    S. Viciani, A. Zavatta and M. Bellini
    Physical Review A, 69, 053801 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “Recurrent fourth-order interference dips and peaks with a comb-like two-photon entangled state”
    A. Zavatta, S. Viciani and M. Bellini
    Physical Review A, 70, 023806 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “Comb-like supercontinuum generation in bulk media”
    A. Tortora, C. Corsi and M. Bellini
    Applied Physics Letters, 85, 1113-1115 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “Quantum-to-classical transition with single-photon-added coherent states of light”
    A. Zavatta, S. Viciani and M. Bellini
    Science, 306, 660-662 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “Tomographic reconstruction of the single-photon Fock state by high-frequency homodyne detection”
    A. Zavatta, S. Viciani and M. Bellini
    Physical Review A, 70, 053821 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “High resolution spectroscopy in the XUV with pairs of mutually coherent and time-delayed laser harmonics”
    M. Bellini, S. Cavalieri, C. Corsi, R. Eramo and M. Materazzi
    Laser and Particle Beams, 22, 199-202 (2004)
  • “Supercontinuum and high-order harmonics: “extreme” coherent sources for atomic spectroscopy and attophysics”
    M. Bellini
    in “Femtosecond laser spectroscopy”, P. Hannaford Ed., Springer Verlang, Heidelberg-Berlin-New York, pp. 29-60 (2004) [ pdf ]
  • “Selective Control of Fourth-Order Interferences by means of Comb-Like Two-Photon Entangled States”
    A. Zavatta, S. Viciani, and M. Bellini
    AIP Conf. Proc. 734, 277 (2004)


2003

  • “Nonlocal pulse shaping with entangled photon pairs”
    M. Bellini , F. Marin, S. Viciani, A. Zavatta and F. T. Arecchi
    Physical Review Letters, 90, 043602 (2003) [ pdf ]
  • “High-frequency, time-domain, optical homodyne tomography”
    M. Bellini, P. L. Ramazza, A. Zavatta, F. Marin and F. T. Arecchi
    in “Coherence and Quantum Optics VIII”, N. P. Bigelow, H. H. Eberly, C. R. Stroud and I. A. Walmsley Eds, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow, pp. 305-306 (2003)
  • “Femtosecond autocorrelation measurements in the MIR based on two-photon absorption in semiconductor devices”
    P. Foggi, D. D. Goller, M. Bellini and P. Di Trapani
    in “Recent Advances in Ultrafast Spectroscopy”, Proceedings of the XII UPS Conference, S. Califano, P. Foggi and R. Righini eds., L. Olschki, 111-118 (2003)
  • “Mutual coherence of supercontinuum pulses collinearly generated in bulk media”
    C. Corsi, A. Tortora and M. Bellini
    Applied Physics B, 77, 285-290 (2003) [ pdf ]


2002

2001

  • “Generation and applications of phase-locked white-light continuum pulses”
    M. Bellini and T. W. Hänsch
    Laser and particle beams, 19, 157-161 (2001)
  • “Towards high resolution spectroscopy in the XUV with phase-locked harmonic pulses”
    M. Bellini, S. Cavalieri, C. Corsi and M. Materazzi
    Laser and particle beams, 19, 29-33 (2001)
  • “XUV interferometry using high-order harmonics: Application to plasma diagnostics”
    J.-F. Hergott, P. Salières, H. Merdji, L. Le Déroff, B. Carré, T. Auguste, P. Monot, P. D’Oliveira, D. Descamps, J. Norin, C. Lyngå, A. L’Huillier, C.-G. Wahlström, M. Bellini, and S. Huller
    Laser and particle beams, 19, 35-40 (2001)
  • “Neutral depletion and beam defocusing in harmonic generation from strongly ionized media”
    M. Bellini, C. Corsi and M. C. Gambino
    Physical Review A, 64, 023411 (2001) [ pdf ]
  • “Phase-locked, time-delayed, harmonic pulses for high spectral resolution in the XUV”
    M. Bellini, S. Cavalieri, C. Corsi and M. Materazzi
    Optics Letters, 26, 1010-1012 (2001) [ pdf ]+ errata in Optics Letters, 26, 1729 (2001) [ pdf ]
  • “High-order harmonics and white light: looking for fringes and finding much more”
    M. Bellini
    in “Laserphysics at the limit“, H. Figger, D. Meschede, C. Zimmermann Eds., Springer Verlang, Heidelberg-Berlin-New York (2001) [ pdf ]
  • “New perspectives for assessment of dense plasmas by generation of high-order harmonics”
    Merdji, P. Salières, J.-F. Hergott, P. Monot, P. d’Oliveira, T. Auguste, B. Carré, D. Descamps, C. Lyngå, J. Norin, A. L’Huillier, C.-G. Wahlström, M. Bellini, T.W. Hänsch and S. Hüller
    Journal de Physique IV, 11 (Pr 7), 81-86 (2001)


2000

  • “Extreme ultraviolet interferometry measurements with high-order harmonics”
    D. Descamps, C. Lyngå, J. Norin, A. L’Huillier, C.-G. Wahlström, J.-F. Hergott, H. Merdji, P. Salières, M. Bellini, and T. W. Hänsch
    Optics Letters, 25,135-137 (2000) [ pdf ]
  • “Generation of widely tunable harmonic pulses in the UV and VUV from a NIR optical parametric amplifier”
    M. Bellini
    Applied Physics B, 70, 773-776 (2000) [ pdf ]
  • “Coherence properties of high-order harmonics: Application to high-density laser-plasma diagnostic”
    Merdji, P. Salières, L. Le Déroff, J.-F. Hergott, B. Carré, D. Joyeux, D. Descamps, J. Norin, C. Lyngå, A. L’Huillier, C.-G. Wahlström, M. Bellini, and S. Huller
    Laser and Particle Beams, 18, 495-502 (2000)
  • “Impulsi laser a raggi X”
    M .Bellini
    Le Scienze (italian edition of Scientific American), 383 ,100-106 (July 2000) [ pdf ]
  • “Phase-locked white-light continuum pulses: towards a universal optical frequency comb synthesizer”
    M. Bellini and T. W. Hänsch
    Optics Letters, 25, 1049-1051 (2000) [ pdf ]
  • “Applications of high-order harmonic generation“
    D. Descamps, J. Norin, C. Lyngå, S. Buil, A. L’Huillier, C.-G. Wahlström, S. L. Sorensen, O. Björneholm, M. Gisselbrecht, M. Meyer, J.-F. Hergott, H. Merdji, P. Salières, M. Bellini, and S. Huller
    AIP Conf. Proc. 525, 337 (2000)