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Researcher Profile

Ph.D. Alessandro Trenti

Ph.D. Alessandro Trenti




Digital Safety & Security

Competence Unit

Security & Communication Technologies


Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna


Field: Physical Layer Security

Main Research: Experimental quantum optics

Experience: Quantum and nonlinear optics in free-space and integrated experiments, with a particular focus on silicon and silicon-based materials. Generation, manipulation and detection of quantum states of light for quantum communication applications. Nonlinear and quantum optics in nanostructured graphene.

  • 2018-2019: PostDoc
    University of Vienna, Walther group / Austria
  • 2019-2021: Marie Sklodowska-Curie PostDoc COFUND fellowship
    University of Vienna, Walther group / Austria
  • 2016: "Best student paper presentation" in the conference Nonlinear optics and its applications, SPIE Photonics Europe 2016


  • Challenges in Research II - from practical work to publication (2020)
    University of Vienna, master degree in Physics

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