PhotoNext is the POLITO Inter-Departimental Center for Photonic technologies, focused on experimental and applied research in three key areas: optical fiber ultra-high speed communication systems, optical sensors and optical components for industrial applications.

You can find here a video describing the main features of the Center.


Starting from 2019, the Center is closely connected with FIP "Fotonica in Piemonte", the infrastructure on Applied Photonics sponsored by a project of Regione Piemonte. You can find here the brochure application/pdf (8.01 MB) describing this organization, and also the video of the kick-off event.


2021, October 10th

Two new papers on IEEE/OSA JLT

Two papers from PhotoNext have recently been published on  IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology. They are both addressing future ultra-high capacity transmission in data centers and in access. You can find more info at these links:

Wednesday 23 June 2021

Photonext Seminar by Dr. Riccardo Piccoli: Nonlinear phenomena in gas-filled hollow-core fibers

High-energy ultrashort optical pulses have opened new avenues in the investigation of ultrafast and strong-field-driven phenomena. However, the direct generation of such pulses, from visible to terahertz (THz) frequencies, is still very challenging and requires broadband spectra not directly available from common laser gain media. In this seminar, we will see how gas-filled hollow-core fiberscan be successfully employed in a vast variety of situations including extreme pulse broadening and compression, ultrabroadband THz generation, and extreme Raman red-shift.

Online Meeting (ZOOM) ID: 822 5669 2345 Passcode: 633103

Link to the Seminar complete program application/pdf (501.81 kB).