Welcome to the website of the Chekhova Research Group

The Chekhova Research Group was formed in 2015 as an independent unit within the Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light. Our research field is experimental quantum optics. Our main direction is developing sources of nonclassical (quantum) light.

  • We generate nonclassical light from quantum dots, nonlinear crystals, photonic-crystal fibres.
  • We test this light for photon-number correlations, entanglement, and squeezing.
  • We use this light for quantum information and photonic technologies.


Contact: maria.chekhova(at)mpl(dot)mpg(dot)de

Top row: Ismail Barakat (guest),  Dr. Alexander Mikhaylov (postdoctoral Fellow), Vitaliy Sultanov (PhD student), Santiago López-Huidobro (PhD student), Prof Maria Chekhova (group leader), Dr. Sascha Agne (postdoctoral Fellow), Mahmoud Kalash (PhD student).  Bottom row:  Paula Cutipa (PhD student), Tomás Santiago (PhD student).

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