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Nonclassical states of light on chip

Grant number: 18/03474-7
Support type:Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
Duration: June 01, 2019 - May 31, 2023
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics
Principal Investigator:Felippe Alexandre Silva Barbosa
Grantee:Felippe Alexandre Silva Barbosa
Home Institution: Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin (IFGW). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil

Abstract

In the last two decades, many advances have been made in quantum information and integrated photonics that helped to push the boundaries of both fundamental science and cutting edge technology research. In recent years, there has been an increasing intersection between those two research areas, resulting in the emerging field of integrated quantum photonics. The main objective of this project is to carry out research in the field of integrated quantum photonics focusing in the experimental preparation of squeezed, entangled and single photon states using thin films of silicon nitride and lithium niobate, two scalable and integrated photonic platforms. This work is will also contribute to further develop micro fabrication in the State of São Paulo. (AU)