Publications

2017

  • Mathieu Manceau, Farid Khalili and Maria Chekhova,
    Improving the phase super-sensitivity of squeezing-assisted interferometers by squeeze factor unbalancing.
    New Journal of Physics 19, 013014 (2017).[DOI]
  • Lina Beltran, Gaetano Frascella, Angela M Perez, Robert Fickler, Polina R Sharapova, Mathieu Manceau, Olga V Tikhonova, Robert W Boyd, Gerd Leuchs, and Maria Chekhova,
    Orbital angular momentum modes of high-gain parametric down-conversion.
    Journal of Optics 19, 044005 (2017).[DOI]
  • M. A. Finger, N. Y. Joly, P. St. J. Russell, and M. V. Chekhova,
    Characterization and shaping of the time-frequency Schmidt mode spectrum of bright twin beams generated in gas-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers.
    Physical Review A 95, 053814 (2017).[DOI]

2016

  • Andrea Cavanna, Felix Just, Polina R. Sharapova, Michael Taheri, Gerd Leuchs, and Maria V. Chekhova
    Tunable optical parametric generator based on the pump spatial walk-off.
    Optics Letters 41, 646 (2016).[DOI]
  • M. V. Chekhova and Z. Y. Ou
    Nonlinear interferometers in quantum optics.
    Advances in Optics and Photonics 8, 104 (2016).[DOI]
  • Timur Sh. Iskhakov, Vladyslav C. Usenko, Radim Filip, Maria V. Chekhova, and Gerd Leuchs
    Low-noise macroscopic twin beams.
    Phys. Rev. A 93, 043849 (2016).[DOI]
  • T. Sh. Iskhakov, V. C. Usenko, U. L. Andersen, R. Filip, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs
    Heralded source of bright multi-mode mesoscopic sub-Poissonian light.
    Optics Letters 41, 2149 (2016).[DOI]
  • K. Yu. Spasibko, D. A. Kopylov, T. V. Murzina, G. Leuchs, and M. V. Chekhova,
    Ring-shaped spectra of parametric downconversion and entangled photons that never meet.
    Optics Letters 41, 2627 (2016).[DOI]
  • Andrea Cavanna, Felix Just, Xin Jiang, Gerd Leuchs, Maria V. Chekhova,
    Philip St.J. Russell, and Nicolas Y. Joly
    Hybrid photonic-crystal fiber for single-mode phase matched generation of third harmonic
    and photon triplets

    Optica 3, 952-955 (2016).[DOI]
  • Samuel Lemieux, Mathieu Manceau, Polina R. Sharapova, Olga V. Tikhonova,
    Robert W. Boyd, Gerd Leuchs, and Maria V. Chekhova,
    Engineering the Frequency Spectrum of Bright Squeezed Vacuum via Group Velocity
    Dispersion in an SU(1,1) Interferometer

    Phys. Rev. Letters 117, 183601 (2016).[DOI]
  • Luo Qi, Felix Just, Gerd Leuchs, and Maria V. Chekhova,
    Autonomous absolute calibration of an ICCD camera in single-photon detection regime
    Optics Express 24, 26444 (2016).[DOI]

2015

  • P. R. Sharapova, A. M. Perez, O. V. Tikhonova, and M. V. Chekhova
    Schmidt modes in the angular spectrum of bright squeezed vacuum.
    Phys. Rev. A 91, 043816 (2015).[DOI]
  • A. M. Perez, K. Yu. Spasibko, P. R. Sharapova, O. V. Tikhonova, G. Leuchs, and M. V. Chekhova
    Giant narrowband twin-beam generation along the pump-energy propagation direction.
    Nature Comm. (2015).[DOI]
  • I. V. Dyakonov, P. R. Sharapova, T. Sh. Iskhakov, G. Leuchs
    Direct Schmidt-number measurement of high-gain parametric down-conversion.
    Laser Phys. Lett. 12, 065202 (2015). [DOI]
  • T. Sh. Iskhakov, S. Lemieux, A. Perez, R. W. Boyd, G. Leuchs, and M. V. Chekhova
    Nonlinear interferometer for tailoring the frequency spectrum of bright squeezed vacuum.
    Journal of Modern Optics 63, 64 (2015).[DOI]
  • M. A. Finger, T. Sh. Iskhakov, N. Y. Joly, M. V. Chekhova, and Ph. St.J. Russell
    Raman-free, noble-gas-filled PCF source for ultrafast, very bright twin-beam squeezed vacuum.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 143602 (2015). [DOI]
  • A. M. Perez, P. R. Sharapova,  S. S. Straupe, F. Miatto, O. V. Tikhonova, G. Leuchs, and M. V. Chekhova
    Projective fi ltering of the fundamental eigenmode from spatially multimode radiation.
    Phys. Rev. A 92, 053861 (2015). [DOI]
  • M. V. Chekhova, G. Leuchs, M. Zukowski
    Bright squeezed vacuum: Entanglement of macroscopic light beams.
    Optics Communications 337, 27-43 (2015).[DOI]

2014

  • K. Yu. Spasibko, F. Töppel, T. Sh. Iskhakov, M. Stobinska, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs
    Interference of macroscopic beams on a beam splitter: phase uncertainty converted into photon-number uncertainty.
    New Journal of Physics 16, 013025 (2014).[DOI]
  • A. Avella, M. Gramegna, A. Shurupov, G. Brida, M. V. Chekhova, and M. Genovese
    Separable Schmidt modes of a nonseparable state.
    Phys. Rev. A 89, 023808 (2014).[DOI]
  • O. A. Shcherbina, G. A. Shcherbina, M. Manceau, S. Vezzoli, L. Carbone, M. De Vittorio, A. Bramati, E. Giacobino, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs,
    Photon correlations for colloidal nanocrystals and their clusters.
    Opt. Lett. 39, 1791 (2014).[DOI]
  • A. M. Pérez, T. Sh. Iskhakov, P. Sharapova, S. Lemieux, O. V. Tikhonova, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs
    Bright squeezed-vacuum source with 1.1 spatial mode.
    Opt. Lett. 39, 2403 (2014).[DOI]
  • Andrea Cavanna, Angela M. Perez, Felix Just, Maria V. Chekhova, and Gerd Leuchs
    Compensation of anisotropy effects in the generation of two-photon light.
    Optics Express 22, 9984 (2014).[DOI]
  • Felix Just, Mykhaylo Filipenko, Andrea Cavanna, Thilo Michel, Thomas Gleixner, Michael Taheri, John Vallerga, Michael Campbell, Timo Tick, Gisela Anton, Maria V. Chekhova, and Gerd Leuchs
    Detection of non-classical space-time correlations with a novel type of single-photon camera.
    Optics Express 22, 17561 (2014).[DOI]    

 

 

2013

  • Bhaskar Kanseri, Timur Iskhakov, Georgy Rytikov, Maria Chekhova, and Gerd Leuchs
    Multiphoton nonclassical correlations in entangled squeezed vacuum states.
    Phys. Rev. A 87, 032110 (2013).  [DOI]
  • M. V. Chekhova and M. V. Fedorov
    The Schmidt modes of biphoton qutrits: Poincare-sphere representation.
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46, 095502 (2013).  [DOI]
  • F. Just, A. Cavanna, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs
    Transverse entanglement of biphotons.
    New Journal of Physics 15, 083015 (2013). [DOI]
  • M. V. Chekhova and F. Ya. Khalili
    Nonclassical features of the polarization quasiprobability distribution.
    Phys. Rev. A 88, 023822 (2013).  [DOI]
  • T. Sh. Iskhakov, K. Yu. Spasibko, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs
    Macroscopic Hong-Ou-Mandel Interference.
    New Journal of Physics 15, 093036 (2013). [DOI]
  • A. M. Perez, F. Just, A. Cavanna, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs
    Compensation of anisotropy effects in a nonlinear crystal for squeezed vacuum generation.
    Laser Physics Letters 10, 125201 (2013). [DOI]


2012

  • Bhaskar Kanseri, Timur Iskhakov, Ivan Agafonov, Maria Chekhova, and Gerd Leuchs
    Three-dimensional quantum polarization tomography of macroscopic Bell states.
    Phys. Rev. A 85, 022126 (2012). [DOI]
  • K. Yu. Spasibko, T. Sh. Iskhakov, and M. V. Chekhova,
    Spectral properties of high-gain parametric down-conversion.
    Optics Express 20, 7507 (2012). [DOI]
  • T. Sh. Iskhakov, A. M. Perez, K. Yu. Spasibko, M. V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs,
    Superbunched bright squeezed vacuum state.
    Optics Letters 37, 1919 (2012). [DOI]
  • Dmitry A. Kalashnikov, Si-Hui Tan, Timur Sh. Iskhakov, Maria V. Chekhova, and Leonid A. Krivitsky,
    Measurement of two-mode squeezing with photon number resolving multipixel detectors.
    Optics Letters 37, 2829 (2012). [DOI]
  • Magdalena Stobinska, Falk Toeppel, Pavel Sekatski, and Maria V. Chekhova,
    Entanglement witnesses and measures for bright squeezed vacuum.
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 022323 (2012). [DOI]
  • Timur Sh. Iskhakov, Ivan N. Agafonov, Maria V. Chekhova, and Gerd Leuchs,
    Polarization-Entangled Light Pulses of 105 Photons.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 150502 (2012). [DOI]
  • I.N. Agafonov, M.V. Chekhova, T.Sh. Iskhakov, B. Kanseri, G. Leuchs,
    Polarization tomography of bright states of light.
    JETP Lett. 96, 546-551 (2012).
  • M. Stobińska, F. Töppel, P. Sekatski, A. Buraczewski, M. Żukowski, M. V. Chekhova, G. Leuchs, and N. Gisin,
    Filtering of the absolute value of photon-number difference for two-mode macroscopic quantum superpositions.
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 063823 (2012). [DOI]


2011

  • Timur Iskhakov, Maria V. Chekhova, Georgy O. Rytikov, and Gerd Leuchs,
    Macroscopic Pure State of Light Free of Polarization Noise.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 113602 (2011).
  • I. N. Agafonov, M.V.Chekhova, T. S. Iskhakov, A. N. Penin, G. O. Rytikov, O. A. Shcherbina,
    Absolute calibration of photodetectors: photocurrent multiplication versus photocurrent subtraction.
    Optics Letters 36, 1329 (2011).
  • I. N. Agafonov, M.V.Chekhova, T. S. Iskhakov, A. N. Penin, G. O. Rytikov, O. A. Shumilkina,
    Comparative Test of Two Methods of Quantum Efficiency Absolute Measurement Based on Squeezed Vacuum Direct Detection.
    International Journal of Quantum Information 9 (1), 251 (2011).
  • D.A. Kalashnikov, S.H. Tan, M.V. Chekhova, and L.A. Krivitsky,
    Accessing photon bunching with a photon number resolving multi-pixel detector.
    Opt. Express 19, 9352 (2011).
  • Timur Sh. Iskhakov, Ivan N. Agafonov, Maria V. Chekhova, Georgy O. Rytikov, and Gerd Leuchs,
    Polarization properties of macroscopic Bell states.
    Phys. Rev. A 84, 045804 (2011).
  • T. Iskhakov, A. Allevi, D.A. Kalashnikov, V.G. Sala, M. Takeuchi, M. Bondani, and M. Chekhova,
    Intensity correlations of thermal light.
    Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 199, 127–138 (2011).
  • Maria Chekhova,
    Polarization and Spectral Properties of Biphotons.
    In: Progress in Optics, 56, 187-226 (2011).
  • G. Brida, M. V. Chekhova, G. A. Fornaro, M. Genovese, E. D. Lopaeva, I. Ruo-Berchera,
    Systematic analysis of signal-to-noise ratio in bipartite ghost imaging with classical and quantum light.
    Phys. Rev. A 83, 063807 (2011).


2010

  • I.N. Agafonov, M.V. Chekhova, and G. Leuchs,
    Two-Color Bright Squeezed Vacuum.
    Phys. Rev. A 82, 011801(R) (2010).
  • M. Avenhaus, K. Laiho, M.V. Chekhova, and C. Silberhorn,
    Accessing Higher Order Correlations in Quantum Optical States by Time Multiplexing,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 063602 (2010).
  • G. Brida, V. Caricato, M. V. Chekhova, M. Genovese, M. Gramegna, T. Sh. Iskhakov,
    Testing Ultrafast Two-Photon Spectral Amplitudes via Optical Fibres.
    Opt. Express 18 (12), 12915 (2010).


2009

  • Timur Iskhakov, Maria V. Chekhova, and Gerd Leuchs,
    Generation and Direct Detection of Broadband Mesoscopic Polarization-Squeezed Vacuum.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 183602 (2009).
  • Malte Avenhaus, Maria V. Chekhova, Leonid A. Krivitsky, Gerd Leuchs, and Christine Silberhorn,
    Experimental verification of high spectral entanglement for pulsed waveguided spontaneous parametric down-conversion.
    Phys. Rev. A 79, 043836 (2009).