Igor Pikovski (ipikovsk)

Igor Pikovski

Assistant Professor


  • PhD (2014) University of Vienna (Quantum Physics)


My research interests include:

● Gravitational phenomena in quantum theory

● Quantum optics and information theory

● Quantum opto-mechanics

Honors and Awards

2014-2017: ITAMP Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and Harvard University

Grants, Contracts and Funds

Branco Weiss Fellow of the Society in Science (www.brancoweissfellowship.org), 2016 - 2022

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Clarke, J.; Sahium, P.; Khosla, K.; Pikovski, I.; Kim, M.; Vanner, M. (2020). Generating mechanical and optomechanical entanglement via pulsed interaction and measurement. New Journal of Physics (6 ed., vol. 22, pp. 063001). IOP Publishing.
  2. Bekenstein, R.; Pikovski, I.; Pichler, H.; Shahmoon, E.; Yelin, S.; Lukin, M. (2020). Quantum metasurfaces with atom arrays. Nature Physics (6 ed., vol. 16, pp. 676--681). Nature Publishing Group.
  3. Zych, M.; Costa, F.; Pikovski, I.; Brukner, C. (2019). Bell’s theorem for temporal order. Nature communications (1 ed., vol. 10, pp. 1-10). Nature Publishing Group.
  4. Zych, M.; Rudnicki, L.; Pikovski, I. (2019). Gravitational mass of composite systems. Physical Review D (10 ed., vol. 99, pp. 104029). American Physical Society.