Zavatta Alessandro

Professional Profile: (Associated)
Activity field:
Main office/laboratory: Sezione Sesto Fiorentino – LENS
Office phone number: 055 457 2226
Laboratory phone number: 055 457 2215
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Personal Web page: YES

ResearcherID: C-1130-2009OrcidID: 0000-0002-1359-7956ScopusID: 6602770581
Primary activity: Generation, manipulation, and analysis of quantum states of the light. Quantum communications and quantum key distribution.

Main experiences acquired: Generation of single-photon states by parametric downconversion process. Manipulation of quantum states of light. Parametric amplification at the single-photon level. Characterization of the quantum state of light high-frequency high-efficiency homodyne detection. Quantum tomography: reconstruction of density matrix and Wigner function. Entangled photon sources. QKD field trials in metropolitan networks.

Scientific manager for INO of Funded Projects:
Studio e applicazioni degli stati quantistici di luce ibrida
Secure Quantum Communication Undersea Link


Research Groups:
Quantum light state engineering
Quantum Communications

Others Funded Projects in which he/she participates:
Quantum technologies for extending the range of quantum communications
Modellazione Spettrale e Temporale di singoli fotoni
Short-range optical Quantum Connections

Publications, Research Results, now, in INO’s database are: 131
  –   Papers JCR/ISI Journals, are: 62
  –   Books or Chapters, are: 8
  –   Papers in Journals not indexed JCR/ISI, are: 2
  –   Conference proceedings, are: 22
  –   Abstract, are: 37

Bibliometric indices are calculated USING ONLY THE INO DATABASE and the number of citations from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) is updated at 2022-09-25
  –   maximum number of citations for an article: 539
  –   maximum impact factor (IF) for a journal when an article is published: 32.386
  –   H-INDEX: 25   G-INDEX: 53   HC-INDEX (contemporary): 17 
  –   List of TopTen papers in citations  –   List of TopTen journals in Impact Factor