Quantum Optics INRIM

Publications

2021

Anomalous weak values via a single photon detection

Enrico Rebufello, Fabrizio Piacentini, Alessio Avella, Muriel A. de Souza, Marco Gramegna, Jan Dziewior, Eliahu Cohen, Lev Vaidman, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni and Marco Genovese

Light: Science & Applications 10, 106 (2021)

Detection of ultra-weak laser pulses by free-running single-photon detectors: Modeling dead time and dark counts effects

Hristina Georgieva, Alice Meda, Sebastian M. F. Raupach, Helmuth Hofer, Marco Gramegna, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Marco Genovese, Marco López, and Stefan Kück

Applied Physics Letters 118, 174002 (2021)

Spectral features of Pb-related color centers in diamond – a systematic photoluminescence characterization

Sviatoslav Ditalia Tchernij, Emilio Corte, Tobias Lühmann, Paolo Traina, Sébastien Pezzagna, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Georgios Provatas, Ekaterina Moreva, Jan Meijer and Paolo Olivero

New Journal of Physics 23 063032 (2021)

Protective Measurement - a new quantum measurement paradigm: detailed description of the first realisation

E. Rebufello,F. Piacentini, A. Avella, M. Gramegna, G. Brida, R. Lussana, F. Villa, A. Tosi, E. Cohen, L. Vaidman, I. P. Degiovanni, and M. Genovese

Applied Sciences 2021, 11(9), 4260

ArXiv

Quantum Zeno and Anti-Zeno probes of noise correlations in photon polarisation

S. Virzì, A. Avella, F. Piacentini, M. Gramegna, T. Opatrny, A. Kofman, G. Kurizki, S. Gherardini, F. Caruso, I. P. Degiovanni, and M. Genovese

ArXiv

Experimental quantum reading with photon counting

G. Ortolano, E. Losero, S. Pirandola, M. Genovese and I. Ruo-Berchera

Science Advances 7, 4 (2021)

ArXiv

2020

Coherent phase transfer for real-world twin-field quantum key distribution

C. Clivati, A. Meda, S. Donadello, S. Virzì, M. Genovese, F. Levi, A. Mura, M. Pittaluga, Z. L. Yuan, A. J. Shields, M. Lucamarini, I. P. Degiovanni and D. Calonico

ArXiv


Quantum Conformance Test

G. Ortolano, M. Genovese and I. Ruo-Berchera

ArXiV


A study to develop a robust method for measuring the detection efficiency of free-running InGaAs/InP single-photon detectors

M. López, A. Meda, G. Porrovecchio, R. A. Starkwood, M. Genovese, G. Brida, M. Šmid, C. J. Chunnilall, I. P. Degiovanni and S. Kück

EPJ Quantum Technol. 7, 14 (2020)


A biocompatible technique for magnetic field sensing at (sub)cellular scale using Nitrogen-Vacancy centers

E. Bernardi, E. Moreva, P. Traina, G. Petrini, S. Ditalia Tchernij, J. Forneris, Ž. Pastuović, I. P. Degiovanni, P. Olivero and M. Genovese

EPJ Quantum Technol. 7, 13 (2020)


Irreversibility in unitary quantum homogenisation: Theory and Experiment

C. Marletto, V. Vedral, L. Knoll, F. Piacentini, E. Rebufello, E. Bernardi, A. Avella, M. Gramegna, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

ArXiv


Twin beam quantum-enhanced correlated interferometry for testing fundamental physics

S. T. Pradyumna, E. Losero, I. Ruo-Berchera, P. Traina, M. Zucco, C. S. Jacobsen, U. L. Andersen, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese and T. Gehring

Communication Physics 3, 104 (2020)


Is a Quantum Biosensing Revolution Approaching? Perspectives in NV‐Assisted Current and Thermal Biosensing in Living Cells

G. Petrini, E. Moreva, E. Bernardi, P. Traina, G. Tomagra, V. Carabelli, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Advanced Quantum Technologies 3, 12 (2020)

ArXiv


Improving resolution-sensitivity trade off in sub-shot noise quantum imaging

I. Ruo-Berchera, A. Meda, E. Losero, A. Avella, N. Samantaray and M. Genovese

Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 214001 (2020)

ArXiv


Practical applications of quantum sensing: a simple method to enhance sensitivity of Nitrogen-Vacancy-based temperature sensors

E. Moreva, E. Bernardi, P. Traina, A. Sosso, S. Ditalia Tchernij, J. Forneris, F. Picollo, G. Brida, Z. Pastuovic, I.P. Degiovanni, P. Olivero and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. Appl. 13, 054057 (2020)


Non-Monogamy of Spatio-Temporal Correlations and the Black Hole Information Loss Paradox

C. Marletto , V. Vedral, S. Virzì, E. Rebufello, A. Avella, F. Piacentini, M. Gramegna, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Entropy 22 (2020) 228


Fluorine-based color centers in diamond

S. Ditalia Tchernij, T. Lühmann, E. Corte, F. Sardi, F. Picollo, P. Traina, M. Brajković, A. Crnjac, S. Pezzagna, Ž. Pastuović, I. P. Degiovanni, E. Moreva, P. Aprà, P. Olivero, Z. Siketić,

J. Meijer, M. Genovese and J. Forneris

Scientific Reports 10, 21537 (2020)

Arxiv


Analysis, Design and Implementation of an End-to-End QKD Link

M. Mondin, F. Daneshgaran, F. Di Stasio, S. Arnon, J. Kupferman, M. Genovese, I. P. Degiovanni, F. Piacentini, P. Traina, A. Meda, M. Gramegna, I. Bari, O. Khan and M. Khan

Advanced Technologies for Security Applications, pp 55-64 (2020)


Special Issue on Quantum Optics for Fundamental Quantum Mechanics

M. Genovese and M. Gramegna

Appl. Sci. 2020, 10(10), 3655 (2020)

2019

Theoretical description and experimental simulation of quantum entanglement near open time-like curves via pseudo-density operators

C. Marletto, V. Vedral, S. Virzì, E. Rebufello, A. Avella, F. Piacentini, M. Gramegna, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Nature Communications 10, 182 (2019)

Feasibility study towards comparison of the g^(2)(0) measurement in the visible range

E. Moreva, P. Traina, R. A. Kirkwood, M. Lopez, G. Brida, M. Gramegna, I. Ruo-Berchera, J. Forneris, S. Ditalia Tchernij, P. Olivero, C. J. Chunnilall, S. Kuck, M. Genovese

and I. P. Degiovanni

Metrologia 56 (2019) 015016


Towards a standard procedure for the measurement of the multi-photon component in a CW telecom heralded single-photon source

E. Rebufello, F. Piacentini, M. Lopez, R. A. Kirkwood, I. Ruo-Berchera, M. Gramegna, G. Brida, S. Kuck, C. J. Chunnilall, M. Genovese and I. P. Degiovanni

Metrologia 56 (2019) 025004

Optimal estimation of entanglement and discord in two-qubit states

S. Virzì, E. Rebufello, A. Avella, F. Piacentini, M. Gramegna, I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Scientific reports 9 (2019) 3030


New quantumness domains through generalized squeezed states

F. A. Raffa, M. Rasetti and M. Genovese

Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 52 (2019) 47

Quantum differential ghost microscopy

E. Losero, I. Ruo-Berchera, A. Meda, A. Avella, O. Sambataro and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. A 100, 063818 (2019)


Quantum Correlations and Quantum Non-Locality: A Review and a Few New Ideas

M. Genovese and M. Gramegna

Applied Science 9 (2019) 5406

2018

Unbiased estimation of an optical loss at the ultimate quantum limit with twin-beams

E. Losero, I. Ruo-Berchera, A. Meda, A. Avella and M. Genovese

Scientific reports 8 (1), 7431

ArXiv


Investigating the effects of the interaction intensity in a weak measurement

F. Piacentini, A. Avella, M. Gramegna, R. Lussana, F. Villa, A. Tosi, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Scientific reports 8 (1), 6959

ArXiv


Quantum-optical characterization of single-photon emitters created by MeV proton irradiation of HPHT diamond nanocrystals

E. Moreva, P. Traina, A. Tengattini, F. Picollo, A. Battiato, S. Ditalia Tchernij, I. P. Degiovanni, G. Brida, V. Rigato, M. Genovese, P. Olivero and J. Forneris

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms

Nanodiamonds-induced effects on neuronal firing of mouse hippocampal microcircuits

L. Guarina, C. Calorio, D. Gavello, E. Moreva, P. Traina, A. Battiato, S. Ditalia Tchernij, J. Forneris, M. Gai, F. Picollo, P. Olivero, M. Genovese, E. Carbone, A. Marcantoni and V. Carabelli

Scientific reports 8 (1), 2221

ArXiv

Mapping the local spatial charge in defective diamond by means of NV sensors - A "self -diagnostic" concept

J. Forneris, S. Ditalia Tchernij, P. Traina, E. Moreva, N. Skukan, M. Jakšic, V. Grilij, F. Bosia,E. Enrico, G. Amato, I.P. Degiovanni, B. Naydenov, F. Jelezko, M. Genovese and P. Olivero

Phys. Rev. Appl. 10, 014024 (2018)

2017

Realization of the first sub-shot-noise wide field microscope

N. Samantaray, I. Ruo-Berchera, A. Meda and M. Genovese

Light: Science & Applications-Nature group (2017) 6, e17005

ArXiv

Quantifying backash radiation to prevent zero-error attacks in quantum key distribution

A. Meda, I. P. Degiovanni, A.Tosi, Z.Yuan, G. Brida and M. Genovese

Light: Science & Applications - Nature group, (2017) 6, e16261

ArXiv

Determining the quantum expectation value by measuring a single photon

F. Piacentini, A. Avella, E. Rebufello, R. Lussana, F. Villa, A. Tosi, M. Gramegna, G. Brida, E. Cohen, L. Vaidman, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Nature Physics 13, 1191–1194(2017)

ArXiv

Photon number correlation for quantum enhanced imaging and sensing

A. Meda, E. Losero, N. Samantaray, F. Scafirimuto, S. Pradyumna, A. Avella, I. Ruo-Berchera and M. Genovese

Journal of Optics, Volume 19, Number 9

ArXiv

Photo-physical properties of He-related color centers in diamond

G. Prestopino, M. Marinelli, E. Milani, C. Verona, G. Verona-Rinati, P. Traina,E. Moreva, I. P. Degiovanni,M. Genovese, S. Ditalia Tchernij, F. Picollo,P. Olivero and J. Forneris

Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 111105 (2017)

ArXiv

Single-photon-emitting optical centers in diamond fabricated upon Sn implantation

S. Ditalia Tchernij, T. Herzig, J. Forneris, J. Kupper, S. Pezzagna, P. Traina, E. Moreva, I. P. Degiovanni, G. Brida, N. Skukan, M. Genovese, M. Jaksic, J. Meijer, and P. Olivero

ACS Photonics 4 (2017) 2580.

ArXiv

Anomalous weak values and the violation of a multiple-measurement Leggett-Garg inequality

A. Avella, F. Piacentini, M. Borsarelli, M.Barbieri, M. Gramegna, R.Lussana, F.Villa, A. Tosi, I. P. Degiovanni, and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. A 96 (2017) 052123

ArXiv

Quantum time: Experimental multitime correlations

E. Moreva, M. Gramegna, G. Brida, L. Maccone, and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. D 96 (2017) 102005.

ArXiv


Direct experimental observation of nonclassicality in ensembles of single-photon emitters

E. Moreva, P. Traina, J. Forneris, I. P. Degiovanni, S. Ditalia Tchernij, F. Picollo, G. Brida, P. Olivero and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. B 96, (2017) 195209

ArXiv

2016

Absolute calibration of an EMCCD camera by quantum correlation, linking photon counting to the analog regime

A. Avella, I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni, G. Brida and M. Genovese

Optics Letters 41 (2016) 1841

ArXiv

Experiment Investigating the Connection between Weak Values and Contextuality

F. Piacentini, A. Avella, M. P. Levi, R. Lussana, F. Villa, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, M. Gramegna, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 180401 (2016)

ArXiv

Measuring Incompatible Observables by Exploiting Sequential Weak Values

F. Piacentini, A. Avella, M. P. Levi, M. Gramegna, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, E. Cohen, R. Lussana, F. Villa, A. Tosi, F. Zappa and M. Genovese;

Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 170402 (2016)

ArXiv

Real applications of quantum imaging

M. Genovese

Journal of Optics 18, 073002 (2016)

ArXiv

Creation and characterization of He-relatd color centers in diamond

J. Forneris, A. Tengattini, S. Ditalia Tchernij, F. Picollo, A. Battiatob, P. Traina, I. P. Degiovanni, E. Moreva, G. Brida, V. Grilj, N. Skukan, M. Jaki, M. Genovese and P. Olivero

Journ. Of Luminescence 179, 59 (2016)

ArXiv

Towards joint reconstruction of noise and losses in quantum channels

F. Piacentini, A. Avella, P. Traina, L. Lolli, E. Taralli, E. Monticone, M. Rajteri, D. Fukuda, I. P. Degiovanni and G. Brida

Quantum Measurements and Quantum Metrology 3, 1 (2016)

2015

One-and two-mode squeezed light in correlated interferometry

I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni, S. Olivares, N. Samantaray, P. Traina and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. A 92, 053821 (2015)

ArXiv

Quantum and Classical Characterization of Single/Few Photon Detectors

G. Mingolla, F. Piacentini, A. Avella, M. Gramegna, L. Lolli, A. Meda, I. Ruo Berchera, E. Taralli, P. Traina, M. Rajteri, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni and M. Genovese

Quantum Matter 4, 200-212 (2015)

ArXiv

Two-photon spectral amplitude of entangled states resolved in separable Schmidt modes

A. Avella, G. Brida, M. Chekhova, M. Gramegna, A. Shurupov and M. Genovese

Physica Scripta (2015), T165, 014005

Electrical stimulation of nonclassical photon emission from diamond color centers by means of sub-superficial graphitic electrodes

J. Forneris, P. Traina, D. Gatto Monticone, G. Amato, L. Boarino, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, E. Enrico, E. Moreva, V. Grilj, N. Skukan, M. Jaksic, M. Genovese and P. Olivero

Scientific Reports 5, 15901 (2015)

Electroluminescence from a diamond with ion-micromachined buried graphitic electrodes

J. Forneris, A. Battiato, D. Gatto Monticone, F. Picollo, G. Amato, L. Boarino, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, E. Enrico, M. Genovese, E. Moreva, P. Traina, C. Verona, G. Verona Rinati

and P. Olivero

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 348 (2015) 187.

ArXiv

Positive operator-valued measure reconstruction of a beam-splitter tree-based photon-number-resolving detector

F. Piacentini, M. P. Levi, A. Avella, M. Lopez, S. Kueck, S. V. Polyakov, I. P. Degiovanni,G. Brida and M. Genovese

Opt. Lett. 40 (2015) 1549

ArXiv

Theory of Parametric Down Conversion in Bulk Non-Linear Crystals: An Introduction

A. Avella

Journal of Advanced Physics 4 (3), 252-262

50 Years of Experimental Bell Inequalities: A Short Introduction

A. Avella, M. Genovese

Journal of Advanced Physics 4 (3), 233-235

Magneto-optical imaging technique for hostile environments: The ghost imaging approach

A. Meda, A. Caprile, A. Avella, I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni, A. Magni and M. Genovese

Appl. Phys. Lett. 106,262405 (2015)

ArXiv

2014

Bipartite entanglement of quantum states in a pair basis

M. Roncaglia, A. Montorsi and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev A 90, 062303 (2014)

ArXiv

Single-photon emitters based on NIR color centers in diamond coupled with solid immersion lenses

D. Gatto Monticone, J. Forneris, M. Levi, A. Battiato, F. Picollo, P. Olivero, P. Traina, E. Moreva, E. Enrico, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, G. Amato and L. Boarino

International Journal of Quantum Information (2015) 1560011

Reconstruction of mode structure of faint light sources and its applications

S. V. Polyakov, E. A. Goldschmidt, A. Migdall, S. Kück, F. Piacentini, G. Brida, I. Degiovanni, I. Ruo-Berchera and M. Genovese

Phys. Scr. T163 (2014) 014024

Time from quantum entanglement: An experimental illustration

E. Moreva, G. Brida, M. Gramegna, V. Giovannetti, L. Maccone and M. Genovese.

Phys. Rev. A 89, 052122 (2014)

ArXiv

Separable Schmidt modes of a nonseparable state

A. Avella, M. Gramegna, A. Shurupov, G. Brida, M. Chekhova and M. Genovese.

Phys. Rev. A 89, 023808 (2014)

ArXiv

Native NIR-emitting single colour centres in CVD diamond

D. Gatto Monticone, P. Traina, E. Moreva, J. Forneris, P. Olivero, I. P. Degiovanni, F. Taccetti, L. Giuntini, G. Brida, G. Amato and M. Genovese

New J. Phys. 16, 053005 (2014)

ArXiv

Measurement facility for the evaluation of the backscattering in fiber: Realization of an OTDR operating at single photon level

F.Piacentini, A. Meda, P. Traina, H. Kee Suk, I. P. Degiovanni, G. Brida, M.Gramegna, I. Ruo-Berchera, M. Genovese, M. L. Rastello

Int. J. Quantum Inform. 12, 1461014 (2014).

A detailed description of the experimental realization of a quantum illumination protocol

E. D. Lopaeva, I. Ruo-Berchera, S. Olivares, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, and M. Genovese

Phys. Scr. (2014) 014026.

Quantifying the source of enhancement in experimental continuous variable quantum illumination

S. Ragy, I.Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni, S. Olivares, M. G. A. Paris, G. Adesso and M. Genovese

JOSA B 31, 2045 (2014)

ArXiv

Absolute calibration of a charge-coupled device camera with twin beams

A. Meda, I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni, G. Brida, M. L. Rastello and M. Genovese

Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 101113 (2014)

Beating the Abbe Diffraction Limit in Confocal Microscopy via Nonclassical Photon Statistics

D. Gatto Monticone, K. Katamadze, P. Traina, E. Moreva, J. Forneris, I. Ruo-Berchera, P. Olivero, I.P. Degiovanni, G. Brida and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 143602 (2014)

ArXiv

2013


Revealing interference by continuous variable discordant states

A. Meda, S. Olivares, I.P. Degiovanni, G. Brida, M. Genovese and M. G. A. Paris

Optics Letters 38 (2013) 3099.

ArXiv.org

Reply to Comment on ?Experimental Test of an Event-Based Corpuscular Model Modification as an Alternative to Quantum Mechanics?

G.Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M.Genovese, A. Migdall, F.Piacentini, S. V. Polyakov and P. Traina

J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 82 (2013) 086002

Mode reconstruction of a light field by multiphoton statistics

E. A. Goldschmidt, F. Piacentini, I. Ruo-Berchera, S. V. Polyakov, S. Peters, S. Kück, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, A. Migdall

and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. A 88, 013822 (2013)

Practical Implementation of a Test of Event-Based Corpuscular Model as an Alternative to Quantum Mechanics

S. V. Polyakov, F. Piacentini, P. Traina, I. P. Degiovanni, A. Migdall, G. Brida and M.Genovese

Found. of Phys. 43 (2013) 913

Experimental realisation of quantum illumination

E. D. Lopaeva, I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni, S. Olivares, G. Brida and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 153603 (2013)

ArXiv

Experimental estimation of quantum discord for a polarization qubit and the use of fidelity to assess quantum correlations

C. Benedetti, A. P. Shurupov, M. G. A. Paris, G. Brida and M. Genovese

Phys. Rev. A 87, 052136 (2013)

ArXiv

Quantum light in coupled interferometers for quantum gravity tests

I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni, S. Olivares and M.Genovese

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 213601 (2013)

ArXiv

Review on Recent Ground breaking Experiments on Quantum Communication with Orthogonal States

P. Traina, M. Gramegna, A. Avella, A. Cavanna, D. Carpentras, I. P. Degiovanni, G. Brida and M. Genovese

Quantum Matter 2, 153 (2013)

The illusionist game and hidden correlations

G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, A. Meda, S. Olivares and M. G. A. Paris

Phys. Scr. T 153 (2013) 014006

ArXiv

Experimental Test of an Event-Based Corpuscular Model Modification as an Alternative to Quantum Mechanics

G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, A. Migdall, F. Piacentini, S. V. Polyakov and P. Traina

Journal of the Physical Society of Japan 82 (2013) 034004

ArXiv

2012

An extremely low-noise heralded single photon source: a breakthrough for quantum Communication

G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, F. Piacentini, P. Traina, A. Della Frera, A. Tosi, A. Bahgat Shehata, C. Scarcella, A. Gulinatti,

M. Ghioni, S. V. Polyakov, A. Migdall and A. Giudice

Applied Phys. Lett. 101 (2012) 221112.

ArXiv

Quantum characterization of superconducting photon counters

G. Brida, L. Ciavarella, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, L. Lolli, M. G. Mingolla, F. Piacentini, M. Rajteri, E. Taralli and M. G. A. Paris.

New J. Phys. 14 (2012) 085001

ArXiv

Ancilla-assisted calibration of a measuring apparatus

G. Brida, L. Ciavarella, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, A. Migdall, M. G. Mingolla, M. G. A. Paris, F. Piacentini and S. V. Polyakov

Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 253601 (2012)

ArXiv

Photon number statistics of NV centre emission

W. Schmunk, M. Gramegna, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, H. Hofer, S. Kück, L. Lolli, M. G. A. Paris, S. Peters, M. Rajteri,

A. M. Racu, A. Ruschhaupt, E. Taralli and P. Traina.

Metrologia 49 (2012) S156

Singularities in ion trap nonlinear coherent states

M. Genovese, F. A. Raffa amd M. Rasetti.

Phys. Lett A 376 (2012) 330

Experimental realization of Counterfactual Quantum Cryptography

G. Brida, A. Cavanna, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese and P. Traina.

Laser Physics Letters 9 (2012) 247

ArXiv

2011

Self consistent, absolute calibration technique for photon number resolving detectors

A. Avella, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, L. Lolli, E. Monticone, C. Portesi, M. Rajteri, M. L. Rastello, E. Taralli,

P. Traina and M. White

Opt. Exp. 19 (2011) 23249

ArXiv

Statistical Estimation of the Quality of Quantum Tomography Protocols

Y. I. Bogdanov, G. Brida, I. D. Bukeev, M. Genovese, K. S. Kravtsov, S. P. Kulik, E. V. Moreva, A. A. Soloviev and A. P. Shurupov

Phys. Rev A 84 (2011) 042108

ArXiv

Quantum contextuality in N-boson systems

F. Benatti, R. Floreanini, M. Genovese and S. Olivares

Phys.Rev. A 84, 034102 (2011)

ArXiv

Systematic analysis of signal-to-noise ratio in bipartite ghost imaging with classical and quantum light

G. Brida, M. V. Chekhova, G. A. Fornaro, M. Genovese, L. Lopaeva and I. Ruo-Berchera.

Phys Rev. A 83, 063807 (2011)

ArXiv

Toward third order ghost imaging with thermal light

G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, G. A. Fornaro, M. Genovese and A. Meda.

Int. Journ. Quant. Inf. 9 (2011) 341

ArXiv

Optimal estimation of entanglement in optical qubit systems

G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, A. Florio, M. Genovese, P. Giorda, A. Meda, M. G. A. Paris and A. P. Shurupov

Phys. Rev. A 83, 052301 (2011)

ArXiv

Experimental Quantum Imaging exploiting multi-mode spatial correlation of twin beams

G. Brida, M. Genovese, A. Meda and I. Ruo-Berchera

Phys. Rev. A 83, 033811 (2011)

ArXiv

Experimental realization of a low-noise heralded single-photon source

G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, A. Migdall, F. Piacentini, S. V. Polyakov and I. Ruo-Berchera.

Opt. Exp. 19 (2011) 1484

ArXiv

Quantum State Reconstruction Using Binary Data from On/Off Photodetection

G. Brida, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, A. Meda, S. Olivares, M. G. A. Paris, F. Piacentini, E. Predazzi and P. Traina

Adv. Sci. Lett. 4 (2011) 1

ArXiv

On the discrimination between classical and quantum states

M. Bondani, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, M. G. A. Paris, I. Ruo-Berchera and V. Schettini

Found. of Phys. 41 (2011) 305

ArXiv

2010

Experimental realization of sub-shot-noise quantum imaging

G. Brida, M.Genovese and I. Ruo-Berchera

Nature Photonics 4, 227 (2010)

ArXiv

Experimental quantum cryptography scheme based on orthogonal states

A. Avella, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, M.Gramegna and P. Traina

Phys. Rev. A 82, 062309 (2010)

ArXiv

Experimental estimation of entanglement at the quantum limit

G. Brida, I.Degiovanni, A. Florio, M. Genovese, P. Giorda, A. Meda, M. Paris and A. Shurupov

Phys, Rev. Lett. 104, 100501 (2010)

ArXiv

Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics and measurement problem

M.Genovese

Adv. Sci. Lett. 3, 249258 (2010)

ArXiv

Testing Ultrafast Two-Photon Spectral Amplitudes via Optical Fibres

G. Brida, V. Caricato, M. V. Chekhova, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna and T. S. Iskhakov

Optics Express Vol. 18 (2010) 12915.

ArXiv

Biphoton compression in standard optical fibre: exact numerical calculation

M. V. Chekhova, G. K. Kitaeva, O. A. Shumilkina, G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese and A. Meda

Phys. Rev. A 81, 053828 (2010)

ArXiv

Statistical Estimation of Quantum Tomography Protocols Quality

Y. I. Bogdanov, G. Brida, M. Genovese, A. P. Shurupov, E. V. Moreva and S. P. Kulik

Phys. Rev. Lett.105, 010404 (2010)

ArXiv

Detection of multimode spatial correlation in PDC and application to theabsolute calibration of a CCD camera

G. Brida, I. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, M.Rastello and I. Ruo-Berchera

Opt. Exp. 18 (2010) 20572

ArXiv

2009 - 1999

"Chirped Biphotons and Their Compression in Optical Fibres", M.V.Chekhova, G.Kh.Kitaeva, O.A.Shumilkina, G.Brida, I.P.Degiovanni, M.Genovese, A.Meda, Phys.Rev.Lett. 103, 193602 (2009)

"Characterization of Spectral Entanglement of Spontaneous Parametric-Down Conversion Biphotons" G. Brida, V. Caricato; M.Fedorov, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, S. Kulik, EPL 87 (2009) 64003.

"State reconstruction by simple measurements"; A. Allevi, A. Andreoni, M. Bondani, G. Brida, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, S. Olivares, M. G. A. Paris, P. Traina, G. Zambra; Phys. Rev. A 80 (2009) 022114.

"Monitoring the quantum-classical transition in thermally seeded parametric down-conversion by intensity measurements ", I. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, V. Schettini, M.Bondani, A. Andreoni, M. Paris, Phys. Rev. A 79, 063836 (2009).

"Cosmology and entanglement", M. Genovese, Advanced Science Letters 2, (2009) 303.

"Measurement of sub-shot-noise spatial correlations without subtraction of background", G.Brida, L. Caspani, A. Gatti, M.Genovese, A.Meda, I.Ruo-Berchera, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 213602 (2009).

"Improved implementation of the Alicki?Van Ryn nonclassicality test for a single particle using Si detectors ", G. Brida, I.Degiovanni, M. Genovese, F. Piacentini, V. Schettini, N. Gisin, S. Polyakov, and A. Migdall; Phys. Rev. A 79 (2009) 044102.

"Tailoring PDC speckle structure ", G.Brida, A.Meda, M.Genovese, E. Predazzi, I.Ruo-Berchera; Journal of Modern Optics, 56 (2009) 201

"Constrained Max-Lik reconstruction of multimode photon distributions" G. Brida, M. Genovese, A. Meda , S. Olivares, M. G. A. Paris, F. Piacentini.Journal of Modern Optics, 56 (2009) 196

"Absolute calibration of Analog Detectors by using Stimulated Parametric Down Conversion", Giorgio Brida, Maria Chekhova, Marco Genovese, M.L. Rastello, Ivano Ruo-Berchera; Journal of Modern Optics, 56 (2009) 401.

"Quantum bit error rate in modeled atmospheres", N. Antonietti, M. Mondin,F. Daneshgaran,G. Giovanelli, I. Kostadinov, B. Lunelli, G. Brida, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna; Int. Journ Quant. Inf. 7 (2009) 213

G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, V. Schettini, S. V. Polyakov, A. Migdall, Improved implementation and modeling of deadtime reduction in an actively multiplexed detection system, J. Mod. Opt. 56, 405-412 (2009)


I.P. Degiovanni, F. A. Bovino, Quantum correlation bounds for Wigner's inequality generalized parametrization, International Journal of Quantum Information (IJQI) 7, 257-262 (2009)


G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, F. Piacentini, V. Schettini, S. V. Polyakov, A. Migdall, Suppressing detection and gate deadtimes in a multiplexed detector array for high rate telecom-band single photon detection, Rev. Sci. Instr. 80, 116103, (2009)

"Systematic study of the PDC speckle structure for quantum imaging applications", G.Brida, A.Meda, M.Genovese, E. Predazzi, I.Ruo-Berchera; Int. Journ Quant. Inf. 7 (2009) 139.

" TOWARD A FULL RECONSTRUCTION OF DENSITY MATRIX BY ON/OFF MEASUREMENTS" G. BRIDA; M. GENOVESE; M. GRAMEGNA; P. TRAINA; E. PREDAZZI; S. OLIVARES; M. G. A. PARIS; Int. Journ Quant. Inf. 7 (2009) 27.

"Review on Qudits Production and Their Application to Quantum Communication and Studies on Local Realism", M. Genovese, P. Traina; Adv. Sci. Lett. 1, 153?160 (2008).

"Analysis of the possibility of analog detectors calibration by exploiting Stimulated Parametric Down Conversion", G.Brida, M. Chekhova, M.Genovese, I. Ruo-Berchera, Optics Express, Vol. 16 (2008) 12550.

"Experimental test of nonclassicality for a single particle", G. Brida, I. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, V. Schettini, S. Polyakov, A. Migdall; Opt. Exp. 16 (2008) 11750.

"On the distances between entangled pseudoscalar mesons states." M. Genovese, Europ. Phys. J. C 55 (2008) 683.

"Tailoring polarization entanglement in anisotropy-compensated SPDC", Giorgio Brida, Maria Chekhova, Marco Genovese, L.A.Krivitsky; Phys. Rev. A 77, 015805 (2008).

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, V. Schettini, T. Del Rosso, G. Margheri, L. Papi, S. Sottini, Comparison of photon counting and analog techniques for the photon pairs generated in a PPLN Waveguide, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 7-14 (2008)


F. A. Bovino, I. P. Degiovanni, Quantum Correlation Bounds for Quantum Information Experiments Optimization: the Wigner Inequality Case, Phys. Rev. A 77, 052110 (2008)

M. Bondani, E. Puddu, I. P. Degiovanni, A. Andreoni, Chaotically-seeded parametric downconversion for ghost-imaging, J.Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1203-1213 (2008)


I.P. Degiovanni, M. Bondani, E. Puddu, A. Andreoni, M.G.A. Paris, Multimode thermal-seeded parametric down-conversion: entanglement and ghost imaging, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topic 160, 105-113 (2008)


E. Puddu, M. Bondani, I.P. Degiovanni, A. Andreoni, Frequency downconversion and ghost imaging: classical and quantum approaches, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topic 160, 361-369 (2008)

"Dispersion spreading of polarization-entangled states of light and two-photon interference" G. Brida, M. Genovese, L. A. Krivitsky and M. V. Chekhova, Laser Phys. 17 (2007) 567.

"Generation of different Bell states within the SPDC phase-matching bandwidth", G. Brida, M. Genovese, L.~A.~Krivitsky, M.~V.~Chekhova, Phys. Rev. A 76, (2007) 053807.

"Experimental local realism tests without fair sampling assumption" G. Brida, M. Genovese, F.Piacentini. Eur. Phys. Journ. D 44 (07) 577

"Two-Photon Entanglement Generation:Different Bell States within the Linewidth of Phase-Matching" G. Brida, M. Genovese, L.A.Krivitsky, M. Chekhova. Optics Express, 15 (07) 10182.

"Numerical systematical study of propagation of monochromatic radiation through stationary atmosphere in a model of plane-parallel layers", N. Antonietti, M. Mondin, G. Catastini, M. Genovese, G. Brida, Laser Phys. 17 (2007) 1389.

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, V. Schettini, T. Del Rosso, G. Margheri, L. Papi, S. Sottini, Comparison of photon counting and analog techniques for the photon pairs generated in a PPLN Waveguide, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 7-14 (2008)


F. A. Bovino, I. P. Degiovanni, Quantum Correlation Bounds for Quantum Information Experiments Optimization: the Wigner Inequality Case, Phys. Rev. A 77, 052110 (2008)


M. Bondani, E. Puddu, I. P. Degiovanni, A. Andreoni, Chaotically-seeded parametric downconversion for ghost-imaging, J.Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1203-1213 (2008)


I.P. Degiovanni, M. Bondani, E. Puddu, A. Andreoni, M.G.A. Paris, Multimode thermal-seeded parametric down-conversion: entanglement and ghost imaging, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topic 160, 105-113 (2008)


E. Puddu, M. Bondani, I.P. Degiovanni, A. Andreoni, Frequency downconversion and ghost imaging: classical and quantum approaches, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topic 160, 361-369 (2008)

"Go and return propagation of biphotons in fiber and polarization entanglement", G. Brida, M. Genovese, L.A.Krivitsky, M. Chekhova. J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 40 (2007) 7985

"Recent experiments performed at "Carlo Novero" lab at INRIM on quantum Information and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics." G. Brida, N. Antonietti, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, L. Krivistsky, F. Piacentin, M.L. Rastello, I. Ruo Berchera, P. Traina, E. Predazzi. International Journal of Quantum Information 5 (2007) 265

"Numerical characterization of atmospheric effects on an Earth-Space quantum communication channel." Con N. Antonietti, M. Mondin, G. Brida, International Journal of Quantum Information, 5 (2007) 241.

"On reconstructing photon statistics by on/off detectors: toward multi-partite case", G. Brida, M. Genovese, M. G. A. Paris , F.Piacentini, E. Predazzi, E. Vallauri. Optics and Spectroscopy 103 (07) 95.

"Absolute calibration of analog detectors by using parametric down conversion", G. Brida, M. Chekhova, M. Genovese, A. Penin, M.L. Rastello and I. Ruo-Berchera, IEEE Trans. I.\&M., 56 (07) 275.

"Dispersion Spreading of Polarization-Entangled States of Light and Two-Photon Interference", G. Brida , M. Genovese, L. A. Krivitsky, M. V. Chekhova, Laser Physics 17 (07) 567

"Interference structure of two-photon amplitude revealed by dispersion spreading", G. Brida, M. Genovese, L. A. Krivitsky, M. V. Chekhova, Phys. Rev. A 75, 015801 (2007)

“Twin-photon techniques for photo-detector calibrATION”, G. Brida, M.Genovese, M. Gramegna, Laser Physics Letters 3 (2006)

"MEASURING THE PHOTON DISTRIBUTION WITH ON/OFF DETECTORS"”,M.Genovese, G. Brida, M. Gramegna, M. Bondani, G. Zambra, A. Andreoni, A.R. Rossi, M.G.A. Paris, Laser Physics 16 (2006) 385.

"DISPERSION SPREADING OF BIPHOTONS AND TWO-PHOTON INTERFERENCE", with G. Brida, M. Chekhova, M.Gramegna, L. Krivitsky. Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 (06) 143601.

"On reconstructing photon statistics by on/off detectors: toward multi-partite case.", G. Brida, M. Genovese, M. G. A. Paris , F. Piacentini, E. Predazzi, E. Vallauri, Open Syst. & Inf. Dyn. 13, 333 (2006). "SYSTEMATICAL STUDY OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ABSOLUTE CALIBRATION OF ANALOG DETECTORS BY USING SPDC", G. Brida, M. Chekhova, M. Genovese, A. Penin and I. Ruo-Berchera, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23 (06) 2185.

"Joint multipartite photon statistics by on/off detection", G. Brida, M. Genovese, F. Piacentini, Matteo G. A. Paris, Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 23, 3508 (2006).

"On reconstructing of diagonal elements of density matrix of quantum optical states by on/off detectors." G. Brida, E. Cagliero, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, M. G. A. Paris , F. Piacentini, E.Predazzi. Open Sys. & Inf. Dyn. 13 (06) 333.

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, V. Schettini, A. Migdall, Optimizing single-photon-source heralding efficiency and detection efficiency at 1550 nm using periodically poled lithium niobate, Metrologia 43, S56-S60 (2006)

"REVIEW OF RECENT EXPERIMENTAL PROGRESSES IN FOUNDATIONS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS AND QUANTUM INFORMATION OBTAINED IN PARAMETRIC DOWN CONVERSION EXPERIMENTS AT IENGF.", G.Brida, E. Cagliero, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna ed E. Predazzi, Optics and Spectroscopy 99 (2005) 185.

“Absolute Quantum Efficiency Measurements by Means of Conditioned Polarization Rotation”, G.Brida, M. Chekhova, M. Genovese, M.Gramegna, L. Krivitsky, M.L. Rastello, IEEE Trans. On Inst. and Meas. 54, NO. 2 (05) 898.

"SINGLE-PHOTON DETECTORS CALIBRATION BY MEANS OF CONDITIONAL POLARIZATION ROTATION" G. Brida, M. Chekhova, M. Genovese, M.Gramegna, L. Krivitsky, M.L. Rastello, Journ. Opt. Soc. of Am. B 22 (2005) 488.

"LIMIT QUANTUM EFFICIENCY FOR VIOLATION OF CLAUSER-HORNE INEQUALITY FOR QUTRITS", M. Genovese, Phys. Rev. A 71 (2005) 052314.

“RESEARCH ON HIDEN VARIABLE THEORIES: A REVIEW OF RECENT PROGRESSES”, M. Genovese, Physics Rep. 413/6 (2005). 319.

“Experimental reconstruction of photon statistics without photon counting”, Guido Zambra, Alessandra Andreoni, Maria Bondani, M. Gramegna, M. Genovese, G. Brida, A. Rossi e M.G.A. Paris; Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 063602 (2005).

"ON TESTS OF LOCAL REALISM BY CP-VIOLATION PARAMETERS OF K0 MESONS", M. Genovese, Eur. Journ. Of Phys. C 42 (2005) 25.

P. Degiovanni, I. Ruo Berchera, S. Castelletto, M. L. Rastello, F. A. Bovino, A. M. Colla, G. Castagnoli, Reply to comment on “Quantum dense key distribution, Phys. Rev. A 71, 016302 (2005)

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, G. Furno, V. Schettini, A. Migdall, M. Ware, Two-photon mode preparation and matching efficiency: definition, measurement and optimization, IEEE Transactions Instrumentation and Measurements, 54, 890 (2005)

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, V. Schettini, A. Migdall, Spatial and spectral mode selection of heralded single photons, Opt. Express, 13, 6709 (2005)

A.Ghazi-Bellouati, A. Razet, J. Bastie, M. E. Himbert, I. P. Degiovanni, S. Castelletto, M. L Rastello, Radiometric reference for weak radiations: comparison of methods, Metrologia 42, 271 (2005). “ entanglement properties of kaons and tests of hidden variables models.”, M.Genovese, Phys. Rev A 69 (04) 022103.

"A CONCLUSIVE EXPERIMENT TO THROW MORE LIGHT ON "LIGHT"", G. Brida, M.Genovese, M. Gramegna and E. Predazzi, Phys. Lett. A 328 (04) 313.

"CONDITIONED UNITARY TRANSFORMATION ON BIPHOTONS", G. Brida, M. Chekhova, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, L. Krivitsky, S. Kulik, Phys. Rev. A 70 (2004) 066409.

"REPLY TO COMMENT ON 'EXPERIMENTAL REALISATION OF A FIRST TEST OF DE BROGLIE-BOHM THEORY' ", G. Brida, M.Genovese, M. Gramegna ed E.Cagliero. J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 37 (2004) 3781.

“an innovative double slit experiment”, G.Brida, E. Cagliero, G. Falzetta, M.Genovese, M. Gramegna, C. Novero, R. Steni, and E.Predazzi, Journ. Mod. Opt. 51 (04) 1079.

"EXPERIMENTAL LIMIT ON SPONTANEOUS PARAMETRIC UP CONVERSION ", M.Genovese, G.Brida, M.Gramegna and C. Novero. Journ. Mod. Opt. 11 (2003) 1757.

" EXPERIMENTAL REALIZATION OF A FIRST TEST OF DE BROGLIE-BOHM THEORY " G.Brida, E. Cagliero, G. Falzetta, M.Genovese, M. Gramegna and C. Novero J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 35 (2002) 4751.

I. P. Degiovanni, I. Ruo Berchera, S. Castelletto, M. L. Rastello, F. A. Bovino, A. M. Colla, G. Castagnoli, Quantum dense key distribution, Phys. Rev. A 69, 032310/1-5 (2004)

F. A. Bovino, G. Castagnoli, I. P. Degiovanni, S. Castelletto, Experiemental evidence for bounds on quantum correlations, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 060404/1-4 (2004)

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, A. Migdall, M. Ware, On the measurement of two-photon single-mode coupling efficiency in parametric down-conversion photon sources, New J. Phys. 6, 87/1-18 , (2004)

“ON DNA MOLECULES AS QUANTUM MESUREMENT DEVICES “, M.Genovese, Found. Of Phys. Lett. 16 (5) October (2003) 505

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. L. Rastello, Quantum and classical noise in practical quantum-cryptography system based on entangled photons, Phys. Rev. A 67, 022305/1-12 (2003)

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. L. Rastello, A modified Wigner's inequality for secure quantum key distribution, Phys. Rev. A 67, 044303/1-4 (2003)

F. A. Bovino, A. M. Colla, G. Castagnoli, S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. L. Rastello, Experimental eavesdropping attack against Ekert's protocol based on Wigner's inequality, Phys. Rev. A 68, 034309/1-4 (2003)

“BIPHOTON DOUBLE SLIT EXPERIMENT”, G.Brida, E. Cagliero, G. Falzetta, M.Genovese, M. Gramegna and E.Predazzi, Phys. Rev. A 68 (2003)033803.

“CONCLUSIVE TESTS OF LOCAL REALISM AND PSEUDOSCALAR MESONS", con C. Novero and E. Predazzi. Foud. Of Phys. 32 (2002) 589.

“A FIRST TEST OF WIGNER FUNCTION LOCAL REALISTIC MODEL", con G. Brida, M. Gramegna, C. Novero ed E. Predazzi. Phys. Lett. A 299 (2002) 121.

"DOUBLE ENTANGLEMENT AND QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHY", M.Genovese, C. Novero. Eur. Phys. Journ. D. 21 (2002) 109. S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. L. Rastello, Evaluation of statistical noise in optical measurements based on correlated photons, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1247-1258 (2002).

Migdall, S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. L. Rastello, Quantum efficiency measurement by correlated photon beams, Appl. Opt. 41, 2914-2922 (2002)

"PROPOSAL OF AN EXPERIMENTAL SCHEME FOR REALISING A TRANSLUCENT EAVESDROPPING ON A QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHIC CHANNEL", M. Genovese. Phys. Rev. A. 63 (2001) 044303.

"CAN EXPERIMENTAL TESTS OF BELL INEQUALITIES PERFORMED WITH PSEUDOSCALAR MESONS BE DEFINITIVE?", M.Genovese, C. Novero and E. Predazzi. Phys. Lett. B 513 (01) 401.

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. L. Rastello, Quantum non demolition measurement of photon number: an application to radiometry, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 3, S60-S65 (2001).

"ON THE MEASUREMENT OF PHOTON FLUX IN PARAMETRIC DOWN CONVERSION" G. Brida, M. Genovese and C. Novero. European Journal of Physics D. 8 (2000) 273.

"QND MODULATION OF QUANTUM INTERFERENCE" M.Genovese and C. Novero. Phys. Rev. A 61 032102 (2000).

"NEW EXPERIMENTAL TEST OF BELL INEQUALITIES BY THE USE OF A NON-MAXIMALLY ENTANGLED PHOTON STATE", G. Brida, M. Genovese, C. Novero and E. Predazzi, Phys. Lett. A 268 (2000) 12.

"ON THE GENERATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF OPTICAL SCHR\"ODINGER CATS", M. Genovese and C. Novero. Phys. Lett. A 271 (2000) 48.

''AN APPLICATION OF TWO PHOTONS ENTANGLED STATES TO QUANTUM METROLOGY'', G. Brida, M. Genovese and C. Novero; ''Coherence and Decoherence'', Gargnano, 1999. Jour. Mod. Opt. 47 (2000) 2099.

''TOWARD AN ACCURACY BUDGET IN QUANTUM EFFICIENCY MEASUREMENT WITH PARAMETRIC FLUORESCENCE'', G. Brida, S. Castelletto, I. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, C. Novero and M.L. Rastello, Newrad99, Madrid 1999. METROLOGIA 37 5 (2000) 629.

G . Brida, S. Castelletto , I. P. Degiovanni, C. Novero, M.L. Rastello, Quantum efficiency and dead time of single-photon counting photodiodes: a comparison between two techniques, Metrologia, 37, 625-628 (2000).

G . Brida, S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, C. Novero, M.L. Rastello, Towards an uncertainty budget in quantum efficiency measurement with parametric fluorescence, Metrologia, 37, 629-632 (2000).

S. Castelletto, I. P. Degiovanni, M. L. Rastello, Theoretical aspects of photon number measurement, Metrologia, 37, 613-616 (2000).

S. Castelletto, I.P. Degiovanni, M.L. Rastello, Non-demolitive photon number measurement via chi(2) nonlinearity, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B, 13, 3383-3392 (1999).