MIT
Quantum Nanostructures and
Nanofabrication Group

Prof. Karl K. Berggren and Dr. P. Donald Keathley

Marco Colangelo

Research Assistant
PhD Student, EECS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
66 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 36-217
Cambridge, MA 02139

colang@mit.edu

Marco is a graduate student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at MIT. He received his M.Sc. degree in Micro and Nanotechnologies from the Polytechnic University of Turin, Grenoble Institute of Technology, and École Polytechnique Fédérale in 2017, and his B.Sc. in Engineering Physics from the Polytechnic University of Turin in 2015.
His current work is focused on the development of new readout techniques for superconducting nanowire single photon detectors.

QNN Publications, Conference Papers, & Theses

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D. F. Santavicca, M. Colangelo, C. R. Eagle, M. P. Warusawithana, and K. K. Berggren, "50 Ω transmission lines with extreme wavelength compression based on superconducting nanowires on high-permittivity substrates," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 119, no. 25, p. 252601, Dec. 2021, doi: 10.1063/5.0077008.
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J. Chiles et al., "First Constraints on Dark Photon Dark Matter with Superconducting Nanowire Detectors in an Optical Haloscope," arXiv:2110.01582 [astro-ph, physics:hep-ex, physics:hep-ph, physics:physics], Oct. 2021, Accessed: Oct. 12, 2021. [Online]. Available:
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M. Colangelo et al., "Impedance-matched differential superconducting nanowire detectors," arXiv:2108.07962 [physics], Aug. 2021, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2021. [Online]. Available:
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Q. Xie et al., “NbN-Gated GaN Transistor Technology for Applications in Quantum Computing Systems,” in 2021 Symposium on VLSI Technology, Jun. 2021, pp. 1–2.
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M. Colangelo et al., "Impedance-matched differential SNSPDs for practical photon counting with sub-10 ps timing jitter," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (2021), May 2021, p. FW2P.1. doi: 10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2021.FW2P.1.
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M. Colangelo, D. Zhu, D. F. Santavicca, B. A. Butters, J. C. Bienfang, and K. K. Berggren, "Compact and Tunable Forward Coupler Based on High-Impedance Superconducting Nanowires," Phys. Rev. Applied, vol. 15, no. 2, p. 024064, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.15.024064.
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R. Baghdadi et al., "Enhancing the performance of superconducting nanowire-based detectors with high-filling factor by using variable thickness," Supercond. Sci. Technol., vol. 34, no. 3, p. 035010, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1088/1361-6668/abdba6.
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L. Hallett et al., "Superconducting MoN thin films prepared by DC reactive magnetron sputtering for nanowire single-photon detectors," Supercond. Sci. Technol., vol. 34, no. 3, p. 035012, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1088/1361-6668/abda5f.
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J. Holzgrafe et al., "Cavity electro-optics in thin-film lithium niobate for efficient microwave-to-optical transduction," Optica, OPTICA, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 1714–1720, Dec. 2020, doi: 10.1364/OPTICA.397513.
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M. Colangelo, D. Zhu, D. F. Santavicca, B. A. Butters, J. C. Bienfang, and K. K. Berggren, "A compact and tunable forward coupler based on high-impedance superconducting nanowires," arXiv:2011.11406 [cond-mat, physics:physics], Nov. 2020, Accessed: Dec. 09, 2020. [Online]. Available:
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E. Toomey, K. Segall, M. Castellani, M. Colangelo, N. Lynch, and K. K. Berggren, "Superconducting Nanowire Spiking Element for Neural Networks," Nano Lett., vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 8059–8066, Nov. 2020, doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c03057.
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I. Charaev, Y. Morimoto, A. Dane, A. Agarwal, M. Colangelo, and K. K. Berggren, "Large-area microwire MoSi single-photon detectors at 1550 nm wavelength," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 116, no. 24, p. 242603, Jun. 2020, doi: 10.1063/5.0005439.
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D. Zhu et al., "Resolving Photon Numbers Using a Superconducting Nanowire with Impedance-Matching Taper," Nano Letters, Apr. 2020, doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c00985.
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B. Korzh et al., "Demonstration of sub-3 ps temporal resolution with a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector," Nature Photonics, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 250–255, Apr. 2020, doi: 10.1038/s41566-020-0589-x.
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M.-H. Nguyen et al., "Cryogenic Memory Architecture Integrating Spin Hall Effect based Magnetic Memory and Superconductive Cryotron Devices," Scientific Reports, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 248, Jan. 2020, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-57137-9.
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Y. Hochberg, I. Charaev, S.-W. Nam, V. Verma, M. Colangelo, and K. K. Berggren, "Detecting Sub-GeV Dark Matter with Superconducting Nanowires," Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 123, no. 15, p. 151802, Oct. 2019, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.151802.
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E. Toomey, M. Colangelo, and K. K. Berggren, "Investigation of ma-N 2400 series photoresist as an electron-beam resist for superconducting nanoscale devices," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, vol. 37, no. 5, p. 051207, Sep. 2019, doi: 10.1116/1.5119516.
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O. Medeiros, M. Colangelo, I. Charaev, and K. K. Berggren, "Measuring thickness in thin NbN films for superconducting devices," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, vol. 37, no. 4, p. 041501, May 2019, doi: 10.1116/1.5088061.
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E. Toomey, M. Onen, M. Colangelo, B. A. Butters, A. N. McCaughan, and K. K. Berggren, "Bridging the Gap Between Nanowires and Josephson Junctions: A Superconducting Device Based on Controlled Fluxon Transfer," Phys. Rev. Applied, vol. 11, no. 3, p. 034006, Mar. 2019, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.11.034006.
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D. Zhu et al., "Superconducting nanowire single-photon detector with integrated impedance-matching taper," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 114, no. 4, p. 042601, Jan. 2019, doi: 10.1063/1.5080721.
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E. Toomey, M. Colangelo, N. Abedzadeh, and K. K. Berggren, "Influence of tetramethylammonium hydroxide on niobium nitride thin films," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, vol. 36, no. 6, p. 06JC01, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.1116/1.5047427.

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