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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.


Photon-efficient high-dimensional quantum key distribution

Tian Zhong, Hongchao Zhou, Robert D. Horansky, Catherine Lee, Varun B. Verma, Adriana E. Lita, Alessandro Restelli, Joshua C. Bienfang, Richard P. Mirin, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam, Francesco Marsili, Zhenshen Zhang, Ligong Wang, Dirk Englund, Gregory Wornell, Jeffrey Shapiro, Franco N. Wong
Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a secure communication technology whose security is guaranteed by the laws of physics. However, its widespread use has been
Created April 11, 2019