Quantum Warsaw

Quantum
communication

Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw

Development of new concepts for optical communication systems building on recent advances in quantum optics and quantum information science

Research topics: Quantum limits of optical communication. Quantum receivers operating below the shot noise level. Superadditivity of accessible information. Quantum optical communication protocols: fingerprinting, etc.

People:

  • K. Banaszek (@) – Group leader
  • M. Jarzyna (@) – PostDoc
  • M. Jachura (@) – PhD student
  • L. Kunz (@) – PhD student
  • 2 undergraduate students

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Quantum
metrology

Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

Making the most of quantum states for the purpose of ultra-precise measurements with light and atoms

Research topics: Optimal quantum interferometric schemes. Fundamental limitations to stability of atomic clocks and sensitivity of gravitational wave detectors. Quantum imaging.

People:

  • R. Demkowicz-Dobrzanski (@,www) – Group leader
  • K. Chabuda (@) – PhD student
  • 4 graduate students

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Quantum
memories

Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

Experiments with spatially multimode quantum memories at single photon level

Research topics: Spatially multimode atom-light interface and memories in atomic vapours.

People:

  • W. Wasilewski (@,www) – Group leader
  • M. Dabrowski (@) – PhD student
  • M. Parniak (@) – PhD student
  • A. Leszczynski (@) – PhD student
  • 2 graduate students

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Quantum
photonics

Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

Exploring methods for most efficient encoding and processing of information in optical fields

Research topics: Photonic platforms for multidimensional quantum information encoding. Generation of tailored quantum light pulses. Time-energy entanglement. Spectral manipulation of quantum light. Optical space-time analogies in quantum optics. Quantum spectroscopy. Quantum imaging.

People:

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Quantum
information
theory

Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences

Quantum Correlations: From fundamentals to applications

Research topics: Quantum entanglement, multipartite systems, sets of quantum states and quantum operations, nonlocality and Bell inequalities, discrete structures, uncertainty relations, information transfer, universal gates, foundations, quantum metrology.

People:

  • M. Kus (@,www) – Professor
  • K. Zyczkowski (@,www) – Professor
  • A. Sawicki (@,www) – Associate Professor
  • R. Augusiak (@,www) – Assistant Professor
  • A. Mandarino (@) – PostDoc
  • T. Maciazek (@,www) – PostDoc
  • K. Karnas (@) – PhD student

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Relativistic
quantum
information

Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

Two fundamental theories: quantum information and general relativity need to get married.

Research topics: Effects of gravity on quantum information protocols, entanglement of the vacuum, cosmological quantum effects.

People:

  • A. Dragan (@,www) – Group leader
  • R. Pierini – PostDoc
  • Z. Tian – PostDoc
  • K. Lorek – PhD student
  • 3 graduate students

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Quantum
fluids of light

Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences

Unlocking the potential of photonic quantum fluids for all-optical control and new generation of light sources

Research topics: Strong coupling of light and matter in semiconductors. Condensation and superfluidity of polaritons. Spinor quantum fluids. Nonlinear waves and solitons. Systems out of thermal equilibrium.

People:

  • M. Matuszewski (@,www) – Group leader
  • N. Bobrovska (@) – PostDoc
  • M. Kulczykowski (@) – PhD student
  • P. Mietki (@) – PhD student
  • 1 graduate student

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Quantum
degenerate gases

Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Centre for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences

Exploring quantum phenomena in many-body physics for fundamental understanding and for future quantum-enhanced technologies

Research topics: Bose and Fermi quantum degenrate gases, incorporating many-body and few-body systems in continuum and in the lattice.

People:

  • K. Rzazewski (@,www) – Professor
  • J. Mostowski (@,www) – Professor
  • M. Gajda (@) – Professor
  • P. Deuar (@,www) – Associate Professor
  • T. Sowinski (@,www) – Associate Professor
  • J. Pietraszewicz (@) – PostDoc
  • J. Stasinska (@,www) – PostDoc
  • D. Rakshit (@) – PostDoc
  • D. Pecak (@) – PhD Student
  • R. Oldziejewski (@) – PhD Student
  • J. Dobrzyniecki (@) – PhD Student
  • 3 undergraduate students

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Ultracold atoms
and molecules

Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw

New physics with ultracold atom, molecules, bosonic and fermionic gases

Research topics: Ultracold collisions of atoms and molecules. Hybrid atom-ion systems. Quantum computing and simulations with atoms and ions. Molecular spectroscopy. Degenerate Bose-Fermi mixtures of potassium. Novel measurement techniques in ultracold atoms. Nonlinear effect in cold atom physics.

People:

  • M. Trippenbach (@) – Group leader
  • Z. Idziaszek (@) – Group leader
  • R. Moszynski (@) – Group leader
  • M. Semczuk (@,www) – Group leader
  • P. Kowalczyk (@) – Group leader
  • W. Jastrzębski (@) – Group leader
  • M. Tomza (@,www) – Group leader
  • T. Wasak (@) – PostDoc
  • M. Pylak (@) – PostDoc
  • 6 graduate students
  • 5 undergraduate students

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Atomic sensors

Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Science
Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
Institute of Physcis, Polish Academy of Science

Understanding of equilibrium and dynamics of ultra-cold atoms for the entangled states generation

Research topics: Atoms in Quantum Information: prospects and fundamental limitations, quantum metrology, Bell inequalities in many-body systems of massive particles, criteria for entanglement in many-body systems of massive particles. Dynamics of quantum bosonic gases. Nonequlibirum phase transitions.

People:

  • E. Witkowska (@) – Group leader (IP PAS)
  • J. Chwedenczuk (@) – Group leader (FP UW)
  • K. Pawlowski (@,www) – Group leader (CTP PAS)
  • T. Wasak (@) (FP UW) – Assistant Professor
  • K. Gietka (@) – PhD student (FP UW)
  • D. Kajtoch (@) – PhD student (IP PAS)
  • 3 undergraduate students

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Collaborations

Collaborations

Warsaw
University of Basel
Philipp Treutlein

Warsaw
Max-Planck-Institut für die Physik des Lichts, Erlangen
Christoph Marquardt

Warsaw
Universita degli Studi di Milano
Matteo G. A. Paris

Warsaw
ICFO Barcelona
Maciej Lewenstein, Antonio Acin

Warsaw
University of Nottingham
Madalin Guta, Jorma Louko

Warsaw
Stockholm University
Ingemar Bengtsson

Warsaw
University of Ulm
Suzana Huelga, Tommaso Calarco, Johannes Hecker Denschlag

Warsaw
University of Hannover
Roman Schnabel, Piet Schmidt, Tobias Osborne

Warsaw
Paderborn University
Christine Silberhorn

Warsaw
University of Lille
Giuseppe Patera, Mikhail Kolobov

Warsaw
University of Oxford
Ian Walmsley

Warsaw
MPQ Munich
Jordi Tura

Warsaw
Free University of Brussels
Stefano Pironio

Warsaw
University of Geneva
Nicolas Brunner

Warsaw
University of Bristol
Jon Keating, Jonathan Robbins, Laura Mancinska, Ashley Montanaro

Warsaw
University of Vienna
Anton Zeilinger, Ivette Fuentes; TUW, Jorg Schmiedmayer

Warsaw
Universidade de Lisboa
Vladimir Konotop, Yasser Omar

Warsaw
University of Southampton
Alexey Kavokin

Warsaw
University College London
Marzena Szymańska

Warsaw
Istituto di Nanotecnologia
Lecce, Daniele Sanvitto

Warsaw
Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne
Benoit Deveaud

Warsaw
5th Institute of Physics, Universitat Stuttgart
Tilman Pfau

Warsaw
CNRS, Paris
Bruno Laburthe-Tolra
Institut d'Optique/CNRS, Palaiseau
Chris Westbrook
Universite Paris Diderot VII
Giuliano Orso
Universite Paris-Sud XI/CNRS, Orsay
Georgy Shlyapnikov
Laboratoire Kastler Brossel
Alice Sinatra

Warsaw
University of Newcastle
Nick Proukakis

Warsaw
LPMMC, Grenoble
Dominique Spehner

Warsaw
Innsbruck University
Helmut Ritsch and Francesco Piazza

Warsaw
University of Florence
Augusto Smerzi

Warsaw
University of Hamburg
Antonio Negretti

Warsaw
University of Mainz
Rene Gerritsma

Warsaw
University of Freiburg
Tobias Schaetz

Warsaw
University of Rennes
Andrea Simoni

Warsaw
University of Kassel
Christiane P. Koch

Warsaw
University of Singapore
C. H. Liew

Warsaw
University of Calgary
Mehdi Ahmadi

Warsaw
Perimeter Institute
Rob Mann

Warsaw
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Aram Harrow, Cyril Stark

Warsaw
Kyoto University
Benoit Collins, Nikesh S. Dattani

Warsaw
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Arul Lakshminarayan

Warsaw
University of Irkutsk
Aleksey Rastegin

Warsaw
Polytechnique Montreal
Stéphane Kéna-Cohen

Warsaw
Australian National University, Canberra
Elena Ostrovskaya, Andrew Truscott, Kenneth Baldwin

Warsaw
McMaster University, Hamilton
Eric Sorensen

Warsaw
University of Queensland, Brisbane
Karen Kheruntsyan, Joel Corney

Warsaw
Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Peter Drummond

Warsaw
NIST, Gaithersburg
Paul S. Julienne

Warsaw
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Kirk W. Madison

Warsaw
Columbia University, New York
Tanya Zevelinski

Warsaw
University of Oregon
Brian J. Smith

Warsaw
Bilkent University, Ankara
Sebastian Wuster

Warsaw
Tel Aviv University
Boris Malomed
Ben Gurion University
Yehuda Band