Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serkan Ateş


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serkan Ateş
Tel : +90 (232) 750 7727
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E-mail : serkanates(at)
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B.Sc. : Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey, 2003
M.Sc. : University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2006
PhD. :  University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2011
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark. (2009-2011)
Research Associate, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST),  National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA (2011-2013)
Chief Researcher, Quantum Cryptology Division, National Research Institute of  Electronics and Cryptology (UEKAE), Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). (2013-2015)
Research Areas & Insterests
  • Solid-state quantum optics and Nanophotonics
  • Non-classical light sources for quantum information science
  • Quantum cryptology
Selected Publications
  1. Si3N4 optomechanical crystals in the resolved-sideband regime
    M. Davanco, S. Ates, Y. Liu, K Srinivasan
    Applied Physics Letters 104, 041101 (2014) – Cover Article
  2. A chip-scale, telecommunications-band frequency conversion interface for quantum emitter
    I. Agha, S. Ates, M. Davanco, K Srinivasan
    Optics Express, 21, 21628 (2013).
  3. Improving the performance of bright quantum dot single photon source using amplitude modulation
    S. Ates, I. Agha, A. Gulinatti, I. Rech, A. Badolato, K. Srinivasan
    Scientific Reports 3, 1397 (2013).
  4. Two-photon interference using background-free quantum frequency conversion of single photons from a semiconductor quantum dot
    S. Ates, I. Agha, A. Gulinatti, I. Rech, M. T. Rakher, A. Badolato, K. Srinivasan
    Physical Review Letters, 109, 147405 (2012).
  5. Observation of Non-Markovian dynamics of a single quantum dot in a micropillar cavity
    H. Madsen, S. Ates, T. Lund-Hansen, A. Löffler, S. Reitzenstein, A. Forchel, and P. Lodahl
    Physical Review Letters 106, 233601 (2011).
  6. Non-resonant dot-cavity coupling and its applications in resonant quantum dot spectroscopy
    S. Ates, S. M. Ulrich, A. Ulhaq, S. Reitzenstein, A. Löffler, S. Höfling, A. Forchel, and P. Michler
    Nature Photonics 3, 724 - 728 (2009).
  7. Post-Selected Indistinguishable Photons from the Resonance Fluorescence of a Single Quantum Dot in a Microcavity
    S. Ates, S. M. Ulrich, S. Reitzenstein, A. Löffler, A. Forchel, and P. Michler
    Physical Review Letters 103, 167402 (2009).
List of publications

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