Publications

Journal papers, published/accepted

    1. G. L. Roberts, M. Pittaluga, M. Minder, M. Lucamarini, J. F. Dynes, Z. L. Yuan, A. J. Shields, Patterning-effect-free intensity modulator for secure decoy-state quantum key distribution, Opt. Lett. 43, 5110-5113 (2018); arXiv:1807.07414.
    2. Emmanuel Zambrini Cruzeiro, Jean Etesse, Alexey Tiranov, Pierre-Antoine Bourdel, Florian Fröwis, Philippe Goldner, Nicolas Gisin, and Mikael Afzelius, Characterization of the hyperfine interaction of the excited 5D0 state of Eu3+:Y2SiO5, Phys. Rev. B 97, 094416 (2018)
    3. A Tiranov, A Ortu, S Welinski, A Ferrier, P Goldner, N Gisin, M Afzelius, Spectroscopic study of hyperfine properties in 171Yb3+:Y2SiO5, Phys. Rev. B 98, 195110 (2018); arXiv:1712.08616v1.
    4.  F Grasselli, Hermann Kampermann, D Bruß, Finite-key effects in multi-partite quantum key distribution protocols, New Journal of Physics 20, 113014 (2018); arXiv:1807.04472
    5. A. Boaron, G. Boso, D. Rusca, C. Vulliez, C. Autebert, M. Caloz, M. Perrenoud, G. Gras, F. Bussières, M.-J. Li, D. Nolan, A. Martin, H. Zbinden, Secure quantum key distribution over 421 km of optical fiber, Physical Review Letters 121 (19), 190502 (2018); arXiv:1807.03222.
    6. D. Rusca, A. Boaron, M. Curty, A. Martin, H. Zbinden, “Security proof for a simplified BB84-like QKD protocol”, Physical Review A 98, 052336 (2018); arXiv:1808.08259.
    7. A. Ortu, A. Tiranov, S. Welinski, F. Fröwis, N. Gisin, A. Ferrier, P. Goldner, and M. Afzelius, Simultaneous coherence enhancement of optical and microwave transitions in solid-state electronic spins, Nature Materials 17, 671–675 (2018).
    8.  F. Grünenfelder, A. Boaron, D. Rusca, A. Martin, and H. Zbinden, Simple and high-speed polarization-based QKD, Appl. Phys. Lett. 112 (5), 051108 (2018).
    9. D. Rusca, A. Boaron, F. Grünenfelder, A. Martin, and H. Zbinden, Finite-key analysis for the 1-decoy state QKD protocol, Appl. Phys. Lett. 112, 171104 (2018).
    10.  A. Boaron, B. Korzh, R. Houlmann, G. Boso, D. Rusca, S. Gray, M.-J. Li, D. Nolan, A. Martin, and H. Zbinden, Simple 2.5 GHz time-bin quantum key distribution, Appl. Phys. Lett. 112, 171108 (2018).
    11.  Á. Navarrete, W. Wang, F. Xu, and M. Curty, Characterizing multi-photon quantum interference with practical light sources and threshold single-photon detectors, New J. Phys. 20, 043018 (2018).
    12.  N. Lo Piparo, N. Sinclair and M. Razavi, Memory-assisted quantum key distribution resilient against multiple-excitation effects, Quantum Science and Technology 3, 014009 (2018).
    13. W. Wang, K. Tamaki, M. Curty, “Finite-key security analysis for quantum key distribution with leaky sources”, New J. Phys. 20, 083027 (2018).
    14. K. Tamaki, H.-K. Lo, A. Mizutani, G. Kato, C. C. W. Lim, K. Azuma, M. Curty, Security of quantum key distribution with iterative sifting, Quantum Science and Technology 3, 014002 (2017)
    15. N. Lo Piparo, M. Razavi, and W. J. Munro, Memory-assisted quantum key distribution with a single nitrogen-vacancy center, Phys. Rev. A  96, 052313 (2017).
    16. G. L. Roberts, M. Lucamarini, Z. L. Yuan, J. F. Dynes, L. C. Comandar, A. W. Sharpe, A. J. Shields, M. Curty, I. V. Puthoor, E. Andersson, Experimental measurement-device-independent quantum digital signatures, Nature Communications 8, 1098 (2017).
    17.  H.-L. Yin, W.-L. Wang, Y.-L. Tang, Q. Zhao, H. Liu, X.-X. Sun, W.-J. Zhang, H. Li, I. V. Puthoor, L.-X. You, E. Andersson, Z. Wang, Y. Liu, X. Jiang, X. Ma, Q. Zhang, M. Curty, T.-Y. Chen, J.-W. Pan, Experimental measurement-device-independent quantum digital signatures over a metropolitan network, Phys. Rev. A 95, 042338 (2017).
    18. Cyril Laplane, Pierre Jobez, Jean Etesse, Nicolas Gisin, and Mikael Afzelius, Multimode and Long-Lived Quantum Correlations Between Photons and Spins in a Crystal, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 210501 (2017).
    19. M. Pereira, M. Curty and K. Tamaki, “Quantum key distribution with flawed and leaky sources”, npj Quantum Information 5, 62 (2019)
    20. F. Grasselli, H. Kampermann, D. Bruss. “Finite-key effects in multipartite quantum key distribution protocols”,  New Journal of Physics 20, 113014 (2018)
    21. F. Grasselli and M. Curty “Practical decoy-state method for twin-field quantum key distribution”,  New Journal of Physics 21, 073001 (2019).
    22. Minder, M.; Pittaluga, Mirko; Roberts, George Lloyd; Lucamarini, M.; Dynes, J. F.; Yuan, Z. L.; Shields, A. J. (2019): Experimental quantum key distribution beyond the repeaterless secret key capacity. In Nature Photon. DOI: 10.1038/s41566-019-0377-7.
    23. Thomas Roger, Taofiq K. Paraïso, Innocenzo De Marco, Davide G. Marangon, Zhiliang Yuan, and Andrew J. Shields, “Real-time interferometric quantum random number generation on chip,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 36, B137-B142 (2019)
    24. T. K. Paraïso, I. De Marco, T. Roger, D. G. Marangon, J. F. Dynes, M. Lucamarini, Z. L. Yuan, and A. J. Shields. “A Modulator-Free Quantum Key Distribution Transmitter Chip.” npj Quantum Information 5, Article number: 42 (2019)

Journal papers, under review

    1. S. Bahrani, O Elmabrok, G Currás Lorenzo and M Razavi, Wavelength Assignment in Quantum Access Networks with Hybrid Wireless-Fiber Links, submitted to J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (2018).
    2.  T. Roger, I. De Marco, T. Paraiso, D. G. Marangon, Z. Yuan, A. J. Shields, “Interferometric quantum random number generation on chip”, submitted paper
    3.  M. Minder, M. Pittaluga, G. L. Roberts, M. Lucamarini, J. F. Dynes, Z. L. Yuan, A. J. Shields Experimental quantum key distribution beyond the repeaterless rate-loss limit, submitted to Nature Photonics.
    4. T. Paraiso, I. De Marco, T. Roger, D. Marangon, J. Dynes, M. Lucamarini, Z. L. Yuan, A. J. Shields, “A modulator-free quantum key distribution transmitter chip”, submitted to Nature Photonics.
    5. S. Ghorai, E. Diamanti, A. Leverrier, Composable security of two-way continuous-variable quantum key distribution, submitted to Physical Review Letters; arXiv:1806.11356.
    6. A Tiranov, A Ortu, S Welinski, A Ferrier, P Goldner, N Gisin, M Afzelius, Spectroscopic study of hyperfine properties in 171Yb3+:Y2SiO5, submitted to Phys. Rev. B, available as preprint at arXiv:1712.08616v1
    7.  M. Curty and H. K. Lo, Foiling covert channels and malicious classical post-processing units in quantum key distribution, submitted to npj Quantum Information., available as preprint at arXiv:1711.08724.
    8.  A. Mizutani, G. Kato, K. Azuma, M. Curty, R. Ikuta, T. Yamamoto, N. Imoto, H.-K. Lo, K. Tamaki, “Quantum key distribution with setting-choice-independently correlated light sources”, submitted to npj Quantum Information (2018), available as preprint arXiv:1803.09484.
    9. C. Li, M. Curty, F. Xu, O. Bedroya, H.-K. Lo, “Secure quantum communication in the presence of phase and polarization dependent loss”, submitted to PRA (2018), available as preprint arXiv:1807.04377 (2018).
    10. M. Curty, K. Azuma, H.-K. Lo, “Simple security proof of twin-field type quantum key distribution protocol”, submitted to Physical Review Letters (2018); available as preprint arXiv:1807.07667.
    11. M. Pereira, G. Kato, A. Mizutani, M. Curty and K. Tamaki, “Quantum key distribution with correlated
      sources”, (2019)available as preprint at arXiv:1908.08261
    12. Trényi, K.Azuma, M. Curty, “Beating the repeaterless bound with adaptive measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution”, submitted to New Journal of Physics, preprint arXiv:1908.04539 (2019).
    13. C. Liorni, H. Kampermann, D. Bruß, “Satellite-based links for Quantum Key Distribution: beam effects and weather dependence” (2019) ,  NJP
    14. Alberto Tosi, Fabio Signorelli, Mirko Sanzaro, Klaus Pasquinelli, Andrea Giudice, Marta Bagatin, Simone Gerardin, Mujtaba ZahidyGiuseppe Vallone, Paolo Villoresi “Proton radiation effects on InGaAs/InP SPADs” (2019)- IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
    15. M. Avesani, L. Calderaro, M. Schiavon, A. Stanco, C. Agnesi, A. Santamato, M. Zahidy, A. Scriminich, G. Foletto, G. Contestabile, M. Chiesa, D. Rotta, M. Artiglia, A. Montanaro, M. Romagnoli, V. Sorianello, F. Vedovato, G. Vallone, and P. Villoresi “Full daylight quantum-key distribution at 1550 nm enabled by integrated silicon photonics” (2019) Nature Photonics
    16. F. Grasselli, H. Kampermann, D. Bruss “Conference key agreement with single-photon interference”,  submitted to New Journal of Physics, preprint  arXiv:1907.10288
    17. F. Grasselli, A. Navarrete, M. Curty “Asymmetric twin-field quantum key distribution”, submitted to New Journal of Physics. preprint arXiv:1907.05256
    18. D Rusca, Thomas van Himbeeck, Anthony Martin, Jonatan Bohr Brask, Weixu Shi, Stefano Pironio, Nicolas Brunner, Hugo Zbinden “Self-testing quantum random number generator based on an energy bound”, preprint arXiv: 1904.04819 (2019).

Conference papers, presented/accepted
Talks

    1. N Vyas, Hybrid quantum cryptography: everlasting security with performances beyond QKD, Journées Informatique Quantique, Bordeaux, France (2017)
    2. D. Rusca, G Gras, A Boaron, J  Brask, A Martin, N Brunner and H Zbinden,  Recent developments in Quantum Key Distribution and Random Number Generation, 7th NCCR QSIT Winter School & 8th NCCR QSIT General Meeting, Arosa (2018)
    3. A Ortu, Broadband Raman heterodyne spectroscopy of Rare Earth-doped crystals, NCCR QSIT Junior Meeting, Passugg (2017)
    4. G Currás Lorenzo and M Razavi, Finite-key analysis for memory-assisted quantum key distribution, 24th Young Atom Opticians Conference, Glasgow, UK (2018).
    5. S. Bahrani, O Elmabrok, G Currás Lorenzo and M Razavi, Finite-Key Effects in Quantum Access Networks with Wireless links, IEEE GLOBECOM 2018 Workshops: Quantum Communications and Information Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2018).
    6. M. Pereira, M. Curty and K. Tamaki “Loss-tolerant cryptography with leaky sources” at IV Workshop do
      Programa de Doutoramento Interuniversitario en Láser, Fotónica e Visión, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
      (2018).
    7. C. Liorni, H. Kampermann and D. Bruss, Satellite-based links for Quantum Key Distribution: beam effects and weather dependence, DPG Spring meeting, Rostock 10-15.03.19
    8. M. Avesani, L. Calderaro, M. Schiavon, C. Agnesi, A. Santamato, A. Stanco, M. Zahidy, A. Scriminich, G. Foletto, G. Contestabile, M. Chiesa, A. Nottola, D. Rotta, S. Tirelli, M. Artiglia, A. Montanaro, M. Romagnoli, V. Sorianello, D. Dequal, G. Bianco, C. Facchinetti, A. Tuozzi, F. Vedovato, G. Vallone, and P. Villoresi – A chip based
      prototype for daylight free-space QKD at telecom wavelength for future satellite optical payloads – 9th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography (QCrypt), Montreal, Canada (2019)

Posters

    1. A Ortu, A Tiranov, E Zambrini Cruzeiro, N Gisin and M Afzelius, Broadband Raman heterodyne spectroscopy of Rare Earth-doped crystals, NCCR QSIT Junior Meeting, Passugg (2017)
    2. G Currás Lorenzo and M Razavi, Finite-key analysis for memory-assisted quantum key distribution, International Conference on Challenges in Quantum Information Science, Tokyo, Japan (2018)
    3. G Currás Lorenzo and M Razavi, Finite-key analysis for memory-assisted decoy-state quantum key distribution, 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    4.  [34] D. Rusca, A Boaron, F Grünenfelder, A Martin and H Zbinden. The 1-decoy state protocol: the best choice for practical QKD, 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    5. Y Jing, Resource analysis of future quantum repeater networks, 24th Young Atom Opticians Conference, Glasgow, UK (2018)
    6. Y Jing and M Razavi, Resource analysis of future quantum repeater networks, 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    7. F Grasselli, Hermann Kampermann and D Bruss, Finite-key effects in multi-partite quantum key distribution protocols, DPG Spring Meeting, Erlangen, Germany (2018) and 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    8. G Roberts, M Pittaluga, M Minder, J F. Dynes, Z Yuan, M Lucamarini and A J. Shields, Patterning-effect-free intensity modulator for decoy-state quantum key distribution, 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    9. M Pereira, M Curty and K Tamaki, Loss-tolerant quantum cryptography with leaky sources, 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    10. C Liorni, Hermann Kampermann and D Bruß, Satellite-based quantum links for QKD: beam effects and weather dependence, DPG Spring Meeting, Erlangen, Germany (2018) and 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    11. N Vyas and  R Alléaume, Quantum Computational Hybrid Cryptography, 8th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Shanghai, China (2018)
    12. A Ortu, A Tiranov, S Welinski, F Fröwis, A Ferrier, P Goldner,  N Gisin, and M Afzelius, Simultaneous coherence enhancement of optical and microwave transitions in solid-state electronic spins, 7th NCCR QSIT Winter School & 8th NCCR QSIT General Meeting, Arosa (2018)
    13. M. Pereira, M. Curty and K. Tamaki, “Finite-key security analysis of quantum key distribution with
      flawed and leaky sources” at the 9th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography (QCrypt),
      Montreal, Canada (2019)
    14. Currás Lorenzo, A. Navarrete, K. Azuma, M. Curty and M. Razavi, Tight finite-key security for twin-field quantum key distribution, Int. Conf. on Quantum Cryptography (QCrypt), Montreal, Canada (2019)
    15. Trényi, K. Azuma, M. Curty, Beating the repeaterless bound with adaptive measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution, 9th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Montreal, Canada, 2019 (QCrypt 2019)
    16. C. Liorni, H. Kampermann and D. Bruss, Satellite-based links for Quantum Key Distribution: beam effects and weather dependence, QCAll SQCN, Padova 19-22.09.18
    17. Mujtaba Zahidy, Matteo Schiavon, Marco Avesani, Alberto Santamato, Andrea Stanco, Luca Calderaro, Costantino Agnesi, Francesco Vedovato, Giuseppe Vallone, Paolo Villoresi – Terrestrial free space daylight QKD at 100MHz – European Quantum Technologies Conference, Grenoble, France (2019)
    18. Y Jing, Daniel Alsina Leal and M. Razavi Quantum key distribution over quantum repeaters with repetition code, 9th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography, Montreal, Canada (2019)
    19. G. Gras, D. Rusca, H. Zbinden and F. Bussières, Bounding the information leakage in quantum hacking using photon statistics, QCrypt, Montréal, Canada (2019)

Invited talks by QCALL supervisors (partial list)

  1. E. Diamanti, Quantum cryptography using practical photonic systems, Invited talk at the COST Nanoscale Quantum Optics Early Stage Researcher Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, Oct 2017.
  2. M. Razavi, From theory to practice: What it takes for quantum repeaters to prove useful? invited paper, 2nd Workshop for Quantum Repeaters and Networks, Seefeld, Austria, Sept 2017.
  3. E. Diamanti, Continuous-variable quantum cryptography on silicon, Invited talk at the International Conference on Integrated Quantum Photonics, Rome, Italy, Sept 2017.
  4. E. Diamanti, Practical secure quantum communications, Invited talk at the Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics (CEWQO), Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2017.
  5. E. Diamanti, Practical secure quantum communications, Invited talk at the OSA Quantum Information and Measurement IV: Quantum Technologies Conference, Paris, France, April 2017.
  6. D. Bruss, Quantum cryptography, Invited Talk at International Workshop on Secure Communication via Quantum Channels, ZiF Bielefeld, Germany, April 2017.
  7. D. Bruss, Large-scale quantum networks based on graphs, Invited Talk at 31. Umbrella Symposium on Quantum Information and Technology, RWTH Aachen, Germany, July 2017.
  8. D. Bruss, Multi-partite entanglement can speed up quantum key distribution in networks, Invited talk at International Symposium on New Frontiers in Quantum Correlations, Kolkata, India, January 2018.
  9. R. Alléaume, Can We Accelerate Quantum Cryptography Take-Off ? Invited talk at the Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics (CEWQO) Industry Session, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2017.
  10. R. Alléaume, Quantum Technologies: Impact on Cybersecurity, Invited Talk at the Cisco – Polytechnique Annual Symposium, Paris, France – April 9-10 2018
  11. R. Alléaume, Quantum Cryptography at the Computational Frontier, Invited talk at the Workshop « The Quantum Internet, Charting the Critical Path , Toronto, Canada, June 21-23 2018.