Quantum Internet

The Quantum Internet is governed by the laws of quantum mechanics.

Hence, weird phenomena with no counterpart in the classical Internet, such as no-cloning, entanglement and teleporting, have the disruptive potential to completely change markets and industries.


Our milestones towards the Quantum Internet.

Lab Directors


Our former and current students.


We prodly present our network of research collaborations.

Prof. Giuseppe Bianchi

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Prof. Giovanni Miano
Prof. Carlo Forestiere

University of Naples Federico II

Prof. Francesco Tafuri

University of Naples Federico II

Prof. Francesco S. Cataliotti
Dr. Stefano Gherardini

LENS, University of Florence

Prof. Rodney Van Meter

Keio Quantum Computing Center

Prof. Lajos Hanzo

University of Southampton

Recent Publications

For the complete list of publications click here and here.


We're hiring!

We always seek enthusiastic students to join our research group at University of Naples Federico II.

Prospective PhD students or a Post-Docs with interests in quantum networks, quantum communications or quantum computing are welcome to contact the Lab Co-Directors by providing the following info.

If you are a prospective PhD student, you can enroll to any of the 3-year PhD Programs shown aside.

Here further info about studying at Federico II.

Interested candidates should contact either Prof. Angela Sara Cacciapuoti or Prof. Marcello Caleffi with the followings (and any other material that can strengthen their case), specifying in the subject line 'Candidate for PhD positions at FLY':
  • Cover letter stating qualifications, relevant experience and research interests
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • A copy of transcripts (graduate and/or undergraduate studies, as applicable)
  • Relevant published research materials
  • Names and contact details of at least two referees, who are willing to provide detailed recommendation letters
Ph.D. call
  • open to both European and extra-European citizens
  • general call, once a year, usually in spring
  • application deadline around July 31th
  • admission exam around October
  • required: 4 years academic degree
  • fully founded scolarships available
  • salary roughly 1000€/month
Quantum Technologies PhD
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Ph.D.