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Alessandro Restelli

Research interests

  • Quantum Communications
  • Single Photon detectors
  • High Speed Electronic Design
  • Quantum Metrology

Biographical sketch

Dr. Alessandro Restelli is currently an employee of University of Maryland (Joint Quantum Institute) working at NIST trough a guest researcher appointment. His current research is focused on the design of new solid-state single photon detectors and related front-end electronics for high performance applications in Quantum Communications and Quantum Metrology.

Dr. Restelli was born in Milan, Italy, in 1977. He graduated in Electronics Engineering at Politecnico Di Milano in 2002 and, in the same institution, he successively earned with merit the PhD in Electronics and Information Technologies in 2006. His main PhD topic was the development of single photon measurement systems for biological analysis.

Restelli, Alessandro


Guest Researcher
Quantum Measurement Division
Quantum Optics Group

Employment History:

Guest Researcher, NIST, Quantum Measurement Division 2011 - Present

Guest Researcher, NIST, Electron and Optical Physics Division 2006 - 2011

Institute of Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, 2006 - Present

Teaching and didactic laboratory activities while PhD student, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2002-2006


Graduate degree, Electronics Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2002

PhD, Information Technologies (Electronics), Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2006


Phone: (301) 975-5686
Email: alessandro.restelli@nist.gov
Fax: (301) 208-6937