Quantum nanoPhotonics Lab, University of Southampton

Quantum nanoPhotonics Lab




33] F. Martini, A. Politi, Linear integrated optics in 3C silicon carbide, Optics Express, 2510735-10742 (2017). 


32] G. Calusine, A. Politi, D. D Awschalom, Cavity-enhanced measurements of defect spins in silicon carbide, Physical Review Applied6, 014019 (2016). 

31] C. R. Gubbin, F. Martini, A. Politi, S. A. Maier, S. De Liberato, Coherent coupling between localised and propagating phonon polaritons, Physical Review Letters116, 246402 (2016). 


30] G. Masada, K. Miyata, A. Politi, T. Ashimoto,  J.L. O'Brien, A. Furusawa, Continuous-variable entanglement on a chip, Nature Photonics, 9, 316–319 (2015). 


29] G. Calusine, A. Politi, D. D Awschalom, Silicon Carbide Photonic Crystal Cavities with Integrated Color Centers, Applied Physics Letters, 105, 011123 (2014).

28] K. Poulios, R. Keil, D. Fry, J.D.A. Meinecke, J.C.F. Matthews, A. Politi, M. Lobino, M. Gräfe, M. Heinrich, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, J.L. O'Brien, Quantum walks of correlated photon pairs in two-dimensional waveguide arrays, Physical Review Letters, 112, 143604 (2014). 


27] J.E. Kennard, J.P. Hadden, L. Marseglia, I. Aharonovich, S. Castelletto, B.R. Patton, A. Politi, J.C.F. Matthews, A.G. Sinclair, B.C. Gibson, S. Prawer, J.G. Rarity, J.L. O'Brien, On-Chip Manipulation of Single Photons from a Diamond Defect, Physical Review Letters111, 213603 (2013). 

26] K. Poulios, D. Fry,  A. Politi, N. Ismail, K. Wörhoff,  J.L. O'Brien, M.G. Thompson, Two-photon quantum interference in integrated multi-mode interference devices, Optics Express21, 20, 23401-23409 (2013).

25] J.D.A. Meinecke, K. Poulios, A. Politi, J.C.F. Matthews, A. Peruzzo, N. Ismail, K. Wörhoff, J.L. O'Brien, M.G. Thompson, Coherent time evolution and boundary conditions of two-photon quantum walks in waveguide arrays, Physics Review A88, 012308 (2013).

24] H.W. Li, J. Wabnig, D. Bitauld, P. Shadbolt, A. Politi, A. Laing, J.L. O'Brien, A.O. Niskanen, Calibration and high fidelity measurement of a quantum photonic chip, New Journal of Physics15, 063017 (2013).

23] A.L. Falk,  B.B. Buckley,  G. Calusine,  W.F. Koehl,  V.V. Dobrovitski, A.Politi,  C.A. Zorman,  P.X.-L. Feng, D.D. Awschalom, Polytype control of spin qubits in silicon carbide, Nature Communications4, 1819 (2013).

22] J.C.F. Matthews, K. Poulios, J.D.A. Meinecke, A. Politi, A. Peruzzo, N. Ismail, K. Wörhoff, M.G. Thompson, J.L. O'Brien, Observing fermionic statistics with photons in arbitrary processes, Scientific Reports3, 1539 (2013).


21] A. Crespi, M. Lobino, J.C.F. Matthews, A. Politi, C. Neal, R. Ramponi, R. Osellame, J.L. O'Brien, Measuring protein concentration with entangled photons, Applied Physics Letters100, 233704 (2012).

20] P.J. Shadbolt, M.R. Verde, A. Peruzzo, A. Politi, A. Laing, M. Lobino, J.C.F. Matthews, and J.L. O'Brien, Generating, manipulating and measuring entanglement and mixture with a reconfigurable photonic circuit, Nature Photonics6 45-49 (2012).


19]  H.W. Li, S. Przeslak, A.O. Niskanen, J.C.F. Matthews, A. Politi, P. Shadbolt, A. Laing, M. Lobino, M.G. Thompson and J.L. O’Brien, Reconfigurable controlled two-qubit operation on a quantum photonic chip, New Journal of Physics, 13, 115009 (2011).

18] J.C.F Matthews, A. Politi, D. Bonneau, J. L. O'Brien, Heralding two-photon and four-photon path entanglement on a chip, Physical Review Letters107, 163602 (2011).

17] R. Ukai, N. Iwata, Y. Shimokawa, S.C. Armstrong, A. Politi, J. Yoshikawa, P. van Loock, A. Furusawa, Demonstration of unconditional one-way quantum computations for continuous Variables, Physical Review Letters106, 240504 (2011).

16] A. Peruzzo, A. Laing, A. Politi, T. Rudolph, J.L. O'Brien, Multimode quantum interference of photons in multiport integrated devices, Nature Communications,2, 224 (2011).

15]  M.G. Thompson, A. Politi, J.C.F. Matthews, J. L. O'Brien, Integrated waveguide circuits for optical quantum computing, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems 5, 94 (2011).


14]  A. Laing, A. Peruzzo, A. Politi, M. Rodas Verde, M. Halder, T.C. Ralph, M.G. Thompson, J.L. O'Brien, High-fidelity operation of quantum photonic circuits, Applied Physics Letters97, 211109 (2010).

13]  A. Peruzzo, M. Lobino, J.C.F. Matthews, N. Matsuda, A. Politi, K. Poulios, X-Q. Zhou, Y. Lahini, N. Ismail, K. Wörhoff, Y. Bromberg, Y. Silberberg, M.G. Thompson, J.L. O'Brien, Quantum walks of correlated photons, Science329, 1500 (2010). Highlights: Perspective article in Science, Research Highlights in Nature Photonics, featured on the front page of the Financial Times.

12] A. Politi, J.L. O'Brien, Chip-based quantum computing with photons, SPIE Newsroom (2010).


11] A. Politi, J. C. F. Matthews, M. G. Thompson, J. L. O'Brien, "Integrated Quantum Photonics", Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of, 15, 6,1673 (2009).

10] A. Politi, J. C. F. Matthews, J. L. O'Brien, "Shor's Quantum Factoring Algorithm on a Photonic Chip", Science, 325, 1221 (2009). Highlights: News and views article in Nature Photonics and in BBC News.

9] G. D. Marshall, A. Politi, J. C. F. Matthews, P. Dekker, M. Ams, M. J. Withford, J. L. O'Brien, "Laser written waveguide photonic quantum circuits", Optics Express, 17, 15, 12546-12554, (2009).

8] J. C. F. Matthews, A. Politi, A. Stefanov, J. L. O'Brien, "Manipulation of multiphoton entanglement in waveguide quantum circuits", Nature Photonics, 3, 346 - 350 (2009). Highlights: News and views article in Nature Photonics.

7] A. Irrera, M. Galli, M. Miritello, R. Lo Savio, F. Iacona, G. Franzo, A. Canino, A.M. Piro, M. Belotti, D. Gerace, A. Politi, M. Liscidini, M. Patrini, D. Sanfilippo, P.G. Fallica, L.C. Andreani, F. Priolo, "New approaches for enhancing light emission from Er-based materials and devices", Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 41, 6, 891-898 (2009).


6] A. Politi and J. L. O'Brien, "Quantum computation with photons", Nanotechnology Perceptions, 4, 3 (2008). Sci_2008

5] A. Politi , M. J. Cryan, J. G. Rarity, S. Yu, J. L. O'Brien, "Silica-on-Silicon Waveguide Quantum Circuits", Science, 320, 646 (2008). Highlights: News and views article in Nature and Nature Photonics


4] P.A. Postigo, A.R. Alija, L.J. Martinez, M.L. Dotor, D. Golmayo, J. Sanchez-Dehesa, C. Seassal, P. Viktorovitch, M. Galli, A. Politi, M. Patrini, L.C. Andreani, "Laser nanosources based on planar photonic crystals as new platforms for nanophotonic devices", Photonics and Nanostructures - Fundamentals and Applications, 5, 2-3, 79-85 (2007).

3] A. R. Alija, L. J. Martnez, P. A. Postigo, J. Snchez-Dehesa, M. Galli, A. Politi, M. Patrini, L. C. Andreani, C. Seassal, P. Viktorovitch, "Theoretical and experimental study of the Suzuki- phase photonic crystal lattice by angle-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy", Optics Express, 15, 704-713 (2007).


2] M. Galli, D. Gerace, A. Politi, M. Liscidini, M. Patrini, L.C. Andreani, A. Canino, M. Miritello, R. Lo Savio, A. Irrera, F. Priolo, "Direct evidence of light confinement and emission enhancement in active silicon-on-insulator slot waveguides", Applied Physics Letters, 89, 241114 (2006).

1] M. Galli, A. Politi, M. Belotti, D. Gerace, M. Liscidini, M. Patrini, L. C. Andreani, M. Miritello, A. Irrera, F. Priolo, Y. Chen, "Strong enhancement of Er3+ emission at room temperature in silicon-on-insulator photonic crystal waveguides", Applied Physics Letters, 88, 251114 (2006).