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The importance of the European Research Council (ERC) for Italian and European research

Declaration signed by 300 researchers who have received ERC funding in favor of the European Research Council (ERC): an essential…

Published paper in Optical Materials: X on December 2019

Femtosecond Laser Irradiation followed by Chemical Etching (FLICE) is a powerful technique for prototyping three-dimensional structures in glass. Here we…

Published paper in Optica on December 2019

Scaling-up optical quantum technologies requires a combination of highly efficient multi-photon sources and integrated waveguide components. Here, we interface these…

Published paper in Journal of Lightwave Technology on September 2019

Phase shifters are devices that offer the possibility to dynamically reconfigure the properties of photonic integrated circuits (PICs), thus greatly…

Published paper in Physical Review Letters on August 2019

With this work, we report on the quantum storage of a heralded frequency-multiplexed single photon in an integrated laser-written rare-earth…

Andrea Crespi awarded with the “Alfredo Di Braccio” prize

On June 20th, Andrea Crespi has been awarded with the "Alfredo Di Braccio" prize, from the Italian "Accademia Nazionale dei…