Margherita Mazzera



Research Fellow

Research Areas:
Quantum Optics

Research Topics:
Quantum Light Sources Compatible with Solid State Quantum Memories
Solid State Quantum Memories

Academic Background

  1. Research fellow (01/03/2012-today) at ICFO-the Institute of Photonic Sciences (Barcelona) in the group of ICREA professor Hugues de Riedmatten. Research area: “Long lived solid state quantum memories using rare-earth doped solids”.
  2. Post-doctoral fellow (01/02/2008-31/01/2012) at the Physics Department, University of Parma Research area: “High resolution spectroscopy of rare earths in single crystals, nanostructured glass-ceramics and single molecule magnets for photonics and information”.
  3. Post-doctoral fellow (August-December 2007) at the Physics Department, University of Parma. Research area: “Monte Carlo simulation in two-band superconductors”.
  4. Post-doctoral fellow (01/04/2006-31/03/2007) at the Institute for Electronics and Magnetism Materials (IMEM-CNR) in Parma. Research area: “Development of gas sensors of interest in the environmental field”.
  5. Ph.D. in Physics (2003-2005) at the Physics Department, University of Parma, with prof. Rosanna Capelletti. PhD degree received on 27/02/2006 with a thesis on “Fourier Transform Spectroscopy of Rare Earths in Insulating Materials for Photonics”.
  6. Master degree in Physics (summa cum laude) received from the University of Parma on 20/11/2002 with a thesis on “FT-IR spectroscopy on rare-earths in single crystals for solid state lasers”.

Selected Papers

  1. K. Kutluer, M. Mazzera, H. de Riedmatten, SOLID-STATE SOURCE OF NONCLASSICAL PHOTON PAIRS WITH EMBEDDED MULTIMODE QUANTUM MEMORY, Physical Review Letters 118 (21), 210502, 2017. Editor’s suggestion & Featured in APS Physics.
  2. A. Seri, A. Lenhard, D. Rieländer, M. Gündoğan, P. M. Ledingham, M. Mazzera, H. de Riedmatten, QUANTUM CORRELATIONS BETWEEN SINGLE TELECOM PHOTONS AND A MULTIMODE ON-DEMAND SOLID STATE QUANTUM MEMORY, Physical Review X 7 (2), 021028, 2017. Featured in APS Physics.
  3. Rieländer, A. Lenhard, M. Mazzera, H. de Riedmatten, CAVITY ENHANCED TELECOM HERALDED SINGLE PHOTONS FOR SPIN-WAVE SOLID STATE QUANTUM MEMORIES, New Journal of Physics 18 (2016) 123013.
  4. Corrielli, A. Seri, M. Mazzera, R. Osellame, H. de Riedmatten, AN INTEGRATED OPTICAL MEMORY BASED ON LASER WRITTEN WAVEGUIDES, Physical Review Applied 5 (2016) 054013, Editor’s suggestion.
  5. Kutluer, M.F. Pascual-Winter, J. Dajczgewand, P.M. Ledingham, M. Mazzera, T. Chanelière, H. de Riedmatten, A SPECTRAL HOLE MEMORY FOR LIGHT AT THE SINGLE PHOTON LEVEL, Physical Review A 93 (2016) 040302(R) 1-5.
  6. Gündoğan, P.M. Ledingham, K. Kutluer, M. Mazzera, H. de Riedmatten, A SOLID STATE SPIN-WAVE QUANTUM MEMORY FOR TIME-BIN QUBITS, Physical Review Letters, 114 (2015) 230501 1-5.
  7. Maring, K. Kutluer, J. Cohen, M. Cristiani, M. Mazzera, P.M. Ledingham, H. de Riedmatten, STORAGE OF UP-CONVERTED TELECOM PHOTONS IN A DOPED CRYSTAL, New Journal of Physics, 16 (2014) 113021.
  8. Rieländer, K. Kutluer, P.M. Ledingham, M. Gündoğan, J. Fekete, M. Mazzera, H. de Riedmatten, QUANTUM STORAGE OF HERALDED SINGLE PHOTONS IN A PRASEODYMIUM-DOPED CRYSTAL, Physical Review Letters, 112 (2014) 040504 1-5.
  9. Baraldi, E. Buffagni, R. Capelletti, M. Mazzera, M. Fasoli, A. Lauria, F. Moretti, A. Vedda, M. Gemmi, Eu INCORPORATION INTO SOL-GEL SILICA FOR PHOTONIC APPLICATIONS: SPECTROSCOPIC AND TEM EVIDENCES OF α-QUARTZ AND Eu PYROSILICATE NANOCRYSTALS GROWTH, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117 (2013) 26831-26848.
  10. Gündoğan, M. Mazzera, P. M. Ledingham, M. Cristiani, H. de Riedmatten, COHERENT STORAGE OF TEMPORALLY MULTIMODE LIGHT USING A SPIN-WAVE ATOMIC FREQUENCY COMB MEMORY, New Journal of Physics, 15 (2013) 045012.
  11. Mazzera, R. Capelletti, A. Baraldi, E. Buffagni, N. Magnani, M. Bettinelli, HYPERFINE STRUCTURE OF Ho3+ LEVELS AND ELECTRON-PHONON COUPLING IN YPO4 SINGLE CRYSTALS, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 24 (2012) 205501 1-20, IOPSELECT.


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