Università degli Studi di Brescia

General description

Electromagnetic Fields and Photonics Group (http://nora.unibs.it/home) Nanophotonics. Main research topics: – Photonics in two-dimensional materials; – Plasmonics; – Dielectric optical antennas; – Photonic crystal and microstructure fibers; – Nonlinear optics at the nanoscale. Nonlinear Optics. Main research topics: – Optical solitons, rogue waves and shock waves; – Frequency conversion, harmonic generation; – Supercontinuum generation. Optical Communications. Main research topics: – All-optical polarization control; – Optical frequency combs; – Spatio-temporal nonlinear effects in multimode fibers; – Ultrashort pulse generation and fiber laser dynamics; – Nonlinearity compensation in optical communication systems.


Research area 1 – Nanophotonics

Contact person – Costantino De Angelis, costantino.deangelis@unibs.it

Research area 2 – Optical communications and nonlinear optics.

Contact person – Stefan Wabnitz, stefan.wabnitz@unibs.it

Publications of interest

  • K. Krupa, A. Tonello, A. Barthélémy, V. Couderc, B. M. Shalaby, A. Bendahmane, G. Millot, and S. Wabnitz, “Observation of geometric parametric instability induced by the periodic spatial self-imaging of multimode waves,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 183901 (2016)
  • B. Frisquet, B. Kibler, Ph. Morin, F. Baronio, M. Conforti, G. Millot, and S. Wabnitz, “Optical dark rogue wave,” Scientific Reports 6, 20785 (2016).
  • L. Carletti, A. Locatelli, D. Neshev, and C. De Angelis, “Shaping the Radiation Pattern of Second-Harmonic Generation from AlGaAs Dielectric Nanoantennas,” ACS Photonics 3, pp. 1500-1507 (2016).
  • M. Celebrano, X. Wu, M. Baselli, S. Grossman, P. Biagioni, A. Locatelli, C. De Angelis, G. Cerullo, R. Osellame, B. Hecht, L. Duò, F. Ciccacci, M. Finazzi, “Mode-matching in multiresonant plasmonic nanoantennas for enhanced second harmonic generation”, Nature Nanotechnology 10, pp. 412–417 (2015).
  • C. De Angelis, D. Modotto, A. Locatelli, S. Wabnitz, “Optical guided wave switching”, Springer Series in Optical Sciences 194, pp. 71-104 (2015).