QLunch - Weekly group meeting

QLunch meetings are typically held on Friday at 13:00 in DEI/D and on Zoom, at an address that is provided by email for each QLunch.

A long term calendar for future scheduled QLunches can be found here.

To subscribe to the mailing list or to propose a talk for the QLunch weekly meeting, please send an email to foletto[at]dei[dot]unipd[dot]it, including: proposed date, talk title and some references on the topic.



Date Speaker Topic
Sep 08, 2023 F. Vedovato Eigenmodes of the atmospheric turbulence: do they exist and can we use them?


Past QLunches

Date Speaker Topic
Jul 28, 2023 M. Masini The Role of Losses and Joint Measurability in Quantum Communication with Untrusted Devices
Jul 21, 2023 G. Vallone Signatures of Quantum Gravity in the Gravitational Self-Interaction of Photons , Phys. Rev. Lett. 130, 240203 (2023)
Jul 14, 2023 A. Stanco Quantum Optical Microphone in the Audio Band, PRX Quantum 3, 020358 (2022)
Jun 23, 2023 D. Scalcon Unlimited One-Way Steering, arXiv:2304.03888
Jun 16, 2023 F. Santagiustina Nonlocal Temporal Interferometry for Highly Resilient Free-Space Quantum Communication, Phys. Rev. X 13, 021001 (2023)
May 19, 2023 M. Sabatini Is it possible to realize BB84 using heterodyne detection?, Phys. Rev. A 103, 012606 (2021)
May 12, 2023 E. Rossi The ideal wavelength for daylight free-space quantum key distribution, arXiv:2306.02106
May 5, 2023 F. De Giudici QKD timing and synchronization with Hybrid de Bruijn Codes
Apr 28, 2023 F. Picciariello An optical double slit experiment in time, Nature Physics (2023)
Apr 21, 2023 I. Karakosta-Amarantidou Entanglement-based quantum communication complexity beyond Bell nonlocality, npj Quantum Information 8, 13 (2022)
Mar 24, 2023 J. Anguita Experimental campaign for the propagation and measurement of OAM beams over a 1-km terrestrial range, Proc. SPIE 12237, Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans XI, 122370F
Mar 17, 2023 M. Giacomin Free space quantum key distribution with modulating retro-reflectors, Opt. Express 26, 11331
Mar 10, 2023 M. Padovan Self-testing of quantum systems
Feb 24, 2023 G. Foletto Introduction to decoherence and quantum darwinism, Rev. Mod. Phys. 76, 1267
Feb 17, 2023 A. De Toni Laboratory research software
Feb 10, 2023 L. Coccia The black hole information problem, arXiv:2006.06872
Jan 27, 2023 M. R. Bolaños Wagner Long distance synchronization using Bayesian statistics, Entropy 2021, 23(8), 988
Jan 20, 2023 T. Bertapelle Boosting Python with C and CPU Hardware Acceleration
Jan 13, 2023 F. Berra C++ Advanced Tutorial: Pointers
Nov 25, 2022 E. Bazzani Feasible time-bin entanglement purification based on sum-frequency generation
Nov 18, 2022 M. Avesani Mode-pairing QKD: beat the PLOB bound without global phase locking, Nat Commun 13, 3903 (2022), arXiv:2208.05649
Nov 11, 2022 C. Agnesi Recent Quantum Hacking Mechanisms
Oct 21, 2022 M. Schiavon Analysis of satellite-to-ground quantum key distribution with adaptive optics
Sep 02, 2022 P. Villoresi Space–ground QKD network based on a compact payload and medium-inclination orbit
Jul 29, 2022 G. Foletto Bibliothecary tools at UniPD
Jul 22, 2022 G. Pantaleoni Continuous-variable cluster states
May 27, 2022 F. Picciariello Mars to Earth communication using a milliwatt laser
May 13, 2022 M. Padovan Summary of device-independent randomness generation and our recent results
Apr 22, 2022 L. Coccia A Taste of General Relativity
Apr 1, 2022 E. Rossi Cryptographic aspects for securing communication in post-quantum IoT networks
Mar 18, 2022 K. Vijayadharan Variationally optimising CV quantum sensing protocols
Mar 11, 2022 F. Picciariello Does Quantum Mechanics need complex numbers?
Feb 18, 2022 G. Foletto High-speed device-independent QKD against collective attacks
Jan 28, 2022 C. Agnesi Quantum State Transfer over 1200 km Assisted by Prior Distributed Entanglement
Jan 21, 2022 D. C. Lawo Quantum dots as single-photon sources
Jan 14, 2022 I. Karakosta-Amarantidou The Fly Your Satellite! Programme and the AcubeSAT project
Dec 17, 2021 E. Bazzani Hong-Ou-Mandel interferometry on a biphoton beat note
Dec 10, 2021 L. Coccia Basics of Special Relativity
Dec 03, 2021 M. Padovan How not to splice fibers: short discussion about polarization mode dispersion, circles and donuts
Nov 12, 2021 F. B. L. Santagiustina Non-local dispersion cancellation
Nov 05, 2021 G. Foletto and F. Vedovato Tutorial on new tools for organizing the activities
Oct 22, 2021 A. Scriminich Free space communication with spatial diversity at the receiver
Oct 15, 2021 G. Foletto Certified quantum random number generator based on single-photon entanglement
Oct 08, 2021 F. Berra Machine learning aided carrier recovery in continuous-variable quantum key distribution
Oct 01, 2021 F. Picciariello How not to do a QKD Free space simulation
Sep 24, 2021 T. Bertapelle Experimental Certification of Non-classicality via Phase-Space Inequalities
Sep 17, 2021 D. Scalcon Entanglement swapping via multiple coins quantum walks
Sep 10, 2021 L. Coccia Presentation of his thesis work
Sep 03, 2021 M. Avesani Computing secure key rates for quantum cryptography with untrusted devices
Jul 30, 2021 G. Foletto Tutorial on software tools for QKD performance estimation
Jul 09, 2021 A. Stanco Totally secure classical communication utilizing Johnson (-like) noise and Kirchoff's law
May 28, 2021 E. Bazzani Proposed transmission communication system for Breakthrough Starshot project
May 07, 2021 C. Agnesi Reference-frame independent QKD
Apr 30, 2021 M. Padovan Arbitrarily Many Independent Observers Can Share the Nonlocality of a Single Maximally Entangled Qubit Pair
Apr 16, 2021 F. Vedovato Multipole-phase beams: a new paradigm for structured waves
Apr 09, 2021 F. B. L. Santagiustina Indefinite causal order and applications of the quantum switch
Mar 26, 2021 R. Corvaja Sequential hypothesis testing
Mar 19, 2021 D. C. Lawo Control and single-shot readout of an ion embedded in a nanophotonic cavity
Mar 05, 2021 N. Laurenti and G. Vallone Course on Quantum Cryptography and Security
Feb 26, 2021 F. Berra Tutorial on new administrative tools to manage orders
Feb 19, 2021 A. Scriminich Performance analysis of an adaptive optics system for free-space optical communication through atmospheric turbulence
Feb 05, 2021 L. Calderaro Metropolitan quantum network and optimal flooding
Jan 29, 2021 F. Picciariello The quantum Monty Hall game and its application in quantum communication
Jan 22, 2021 G. Foletto Sequential correlations, NPA and randomness
Jan 15, 2021 T. Bertapelle Evading Vacuum Noise: Wigner Projections or Husimi samples
Jan 8, 2021 P. Villoresi On free will, à la Nicolas Gisin
Dec 11, 2020 J. Anguita Polarization-based signal modulation for free-space laser communication links
Dec 4, 2020 D. Scalcon Fully Arbitrary Control of Frequency-Bin Qubits
Nov 27, 2020 M. Avesani Device-Independent Randomness expansion: methods and demonstrations
Nov 20, 2020 F. Berra Beam Size Optimization and Adaptation for High-Altitude Airborne Free-Space Optical Communication System
Nov 13, 2020 A. Stanco Pulsed-Laser Technique for Single-Event Effects Testing
Nov 6, 2020 H. Tebyanian Multimode fiber coupled SNSPDs
Oct 23, 2020 G. Vallone and P. Villoresi Presentation of group activities
Oct 9, 2020 M. Zahidy Optimizing Hardware for CV-QKD
Oct 2, 2020 M. Padovan Sequential Weak Measurements for Randomness Extraction
Feb 14, 2020 F. Santagiustina Robustness to noise of high-dimensional entangled states, Phys. Rev. X 9, 041042 (2019)
Jan 31, 2020 N. Laurenti Covert QKD, [arXiv:1904.12363]
Jan 24, 2020 M. Zahidy Quantum Key Distribution with no Shared Reference Frame, [arXiv:1903.08279]
Jan 17, 2020 G. Vallone Quantum convolutional neural networks, Nature Physics 15, 1273 (2019)
Jan 10, 2020 C. Agnesi LED-based fiber quantum key distribution: toward low-cost applications, Photonics Research 7, 1169 (2019)
Nov 29, 2019 F. Vedovato Weak Gravitational Field Effects on Optical Bell Tests, [arXiv:1908.08179]
Nov 08, 2019 L. Calderaro Synchronization in QKD and Qubit4Sync, [arXiv:1909.12050]
Oct 31, 2019 L. Krinner Spontaneous emission of matter waves from a tunable open quantum system, Nature volume 559, pages 589–592 (2018)
Oct 25, 2019 F. Picciariello Asking photons where they have been, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 240402 (2013)
Oct 11, 2019 G. Foletto P-Diluted Quantum Walks, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 140501 (2019)
Sep 13, 2019 A. Scriminich Quantum Interference between Light Sources Separated by 150 Million Kilometers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 080401 (2019)
June 28, 2019 C. Agnesi and M. Avesani Report from the Silicon Photonics Design Course at the University of Ghent
June 21, 2019 A. Stanco and D. Dequal Review on Space Hardware and Software Technology
June 7, 2019 H. Tebyanian QRNG based on Energy Assumption, [arXiv:1905.09117]
May 24, 2019 C. Agnesi Review on Time-bin for QKD application, Optics Letters Vol. 30, Issue 19, pp. 2632-2634 (2005), Optics Letters Vol. 43, Issue 9, pp. 2030-2033 (2018), Phys. Rev. Applied 7, 044010 (2017), Science Advances Vol. 3, no. 11, e1701491 (2017)
May 17, 2019 G. Foletto Sustained entanglement experiment in Quantum Lab, Phys. Rev. A 94, 052127 (2016), Phys. Rev. A 97, 032131 (2018)
May 10, 2019 M. Zahidy Twin-field quantum key distribution with discrete phase randomization, [arXiv:1904.07074]
March 22, 2019 N. Laurenti Quantum Distance Bounding
February 22, 2019 F. Ardizzon and S. Ceccato Optimization of the Secret Key Rate for InSaNeQKD
February 15, 2019 R. Corvaja Observation of Quantum Fingerprinting Beating the Classical Limit, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 240502 (2016)
February 8, 2019 G. Vallone
January 25, 2019 A. Santamato Quantum key distribution with dissipative Kerr soliton generated by on-chip microresonators, [arXiv:1812.11415]
January 18, 2019 F. Vedovato Proposal for an Optical Test of the Einstein Equivalence Principle , [arXiv:1811.04835]
January 11, 2019 M. Avesani Seeded and unseeded high order parametric down conversion, [arXiv:1811.07200]
December 14, 2018 L. Calderaro Direct Measurement of the Two-dimensional Spatial Quantum Wavefunction via Strong Measurements, [arXiv:1811.01560]
December 7, 2018 M. Schiavon High-dimensional quantum key distribution with twisted photons, [arXiv:1810.02067]
November 30, 2018 A. Scriminich Quantum Memories: platforms, protocols and applications, based on Quantum memories: emerging applications and recent advances, J. Mod. Opt., vol. 63, no. 20, pp. 2005–2028, Nov. 2016
November 23, 2018 L. Mazzarella A report on the activities of the Quantum Research CubeSat (QUARC) project
November 9, 2018 G. Foletto Practical and Reliable Error Bars in Quantum Tomography, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 010404 (2016)
October 26, 2018 C. Agnesi Hong-Ou-Mandel interference between independent III-V on silicon waveguide integrated lasers, Opt. Lett. 44, 271-274 (2019)
October 5, 2018 A. Santamato Time-bin-to-polarization conversion of ultrafast photonic qubits, Phys. Rev. A 96, 053812 (2017)
September 14, 2018 N. Dalla Pozza Phase measurement of a qubit encoded in the polarization of a single photon via Naimark extension
September 7, 2018 L. Fornasier Securing quantum key distribution systems using fewer states, [arXiv:1801.03202]
June 22, 2018 H. Tebyanian Optical Random Number Generator, based on
June 8, 2018 N. Laurenti Towards Quantum Distance Bounding Protocols, International Workshop on Radio Frequency Identification: Security and Privacy Issues, RFIDSec, 2016, vol. 10155 LNCS, pp. 151–16
June 1, 2018 M. Schiavon Channel-parameter estimation for satellite-to-submarine continuous-variable quantum key distribution, Phys. Rev. A 97, 052326 (2018)
May 25, 2018 M. Zahidy Stabilized entanglement of massive mechanical oscillators, Nature 556, pp. 478–482 (2018)
May 18, 2018 N. Greggio Unsupervised clustering with Gaussian mixtures
May 4, 2018 G. Caparra and S. Ceccato
April 13, 2018 D. Dequal Overview of new ASI proposals
April 6, 2018 A. Stanco A QKD protocol with a two-way quantum channel, IEEE 5th International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (ANTS), pp. 1-6 (2011)
March 23, 2018 F. Vedovato Loop Quantum Gravity in a nutshell
March 16, 2018 D. Dequal New results at MLRO
March 9, 2018 M. Avesani Entropy accumination, based on
March 2, 2018 A. Santamato Relativistic quantum cryptography, Laser Phys. Lett. 11 065203 (2014)
February 16, 2018 C. Agnesi Overview of ITASEC2018 Conference.
February 2, 2018 C. Liorni All optical non markovian quantum simulator
January 26, 2018 D. Terno Interdisciplinary dialogue.
January 1, 2018 M. Schiavon Decoherence, the measurement problem, and interpretations of quantum mechanics,
Rev. Mod. Phys. 76, 1267 (2005)
December 15, 2017 F. Zilio The relationship between information and consciousness. Tononi's Integrated Information Theory from a philosophical perspective. Based on:
December 1, 2017 L. Calderaro and C. Agnesi Results of the last data acquisition runs at MLRO
November 24, 2017 P. Villoresi QKD and Galileo
November 17, 2017 H. Tebyanian Casimir energy density and brief explanation of QCALL activities
November 10, 2017 F. Suman and A. Menegazin The meaning of information from the biological and philosophical point of view
November 3, 2017 M. Zahidy Quantum Uncertainty Principle
October 27, 2017 F. Vedovato and C. Agnesi Extending Wheeler's delayed-choice experiment to space,
Sci. Adv. 2017; 3:e1701180
October 20, 2017 N. Laurenti Continuous-variable mesaurement-device-independent QKD per una futura Quantum Internet, based on
October 13, 2017 R. Corvaja Simultaneous classical communication and quantum key distribution using continuous variables,
Phys. Rev. A 94, 042340 (2016)
October 6, 2017 M. Avesani Quantum pre-certification, based on
September 29, 2017 G. Vallone Presentation of the ERC proposal
September 8, 2017 A. Stanco High reliability hardware system for Quantum Information and Communication applications
July 7, 2017 F. Campaioli Enhancing the Charging Power of Quantum Batteries,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 150601 (2017)
June 30, 2017 A. Scriminich Wavefront sensing reveals optical coherence,
Nat. Commun. 5, 3275 (2014).
June 23, 2017 G. Vallone Single-photon detection with human eye! Based on:
June 16, 2017 M. Schiavon Quantum Theory of Superresolution for Two Incoherent Optical Point Sources,
Phys. Rev. X 6, 031033 (2016)
June 9, 2017 A. Santamato Sifting attacks in finite-size quantum key distribution, New J. Phys. 18, 053001 (2016)
May 26, 2017 G. Foletto Direct Reconstruction of the Quantum Density Operator via Strong Measurements, based on
May 19, 2017 F. Vedovato Is wave–particle objectivity compatible with determinism and locality?, Nature Communications 5, 3997 (2014)
May 5, 2017 L. Calderaro Quantum Cryptography with Weak Measurements, [arXiv:1702.04836]
Mar 24, 2017 M. Avesani Numerical approach for unstructured quantum key distribution,
based on P.J Coles et al., Nature Communications 7, 11712 (2016)
Mar 10, 2017 C. Agnesi Ground test of satellite constellation based quantum communication,
based on [arXiv:1611.09982]
Feb 17, 2017 F. Vedovato Quantum Data Locking and Quantum Enigma Machines, based on
Feb 3, 2017 M. Schiavon Synchronization of Distant Optical Clocks at the Femtosecond Level, Phys. Rev. X 6, 021016 (2016)
Jan 27, 2017 G. Vallone and D. Marangon and P. Villoresi Source-device-independent Ultra-fast Quantum Random Number Generation, [arXiv:1509.07390]
Jan 20, 2017 P. Villoresi A Cosmic Bell Test with Measurement Settings from Astronomical Sources, [arXiv:1611.06985]
Dec 2, 2016 M. Pittaluga Violation of a tripartite Bell inequality by weak measurements, [arXiv:1611.02430]
Oct 28, 2016 N. Laurenti Quantum Retrieval Games and Quantum Tokens, from Phys. Rev. A 93, 062311 (2016) and PNAS 109, 16079 (2012)
Oct 14, 2016 G. Vallone CV-MDI Quantum Key Distribution via Satellite, [arXiv:1605.05445]
Oct 21, 2016 S. Ceccato Key Management for GNSS services
Oct 7, 2016 M. Tomasin Experiments with hyperentangled states
Sept 30, 2016 S. Sturaro Authentication and integrity protection of EGNOS and the possible use of post-quantum digital signatures. EGNOS is the European satellite based augmentation system for positioning.
Sept 2, 2016 G. Caparra A Novel Navigation Message Authentication Scheme for GNSS Open Service
July 29, 2016 L. Calderaro W. Stacey, R. Annabestani, X. Ma, and N. Lütkenhaus, Security of quantum key distribution using a simplified trusted relay, Phys. Rev. A 91, 012338 (2015).
July 22, 2016 M. Tomasin N. Zhao, X. Li, G. Li, J. M. Kahn, Capacity limits of spatially multiplexed free-space communication, Nature Photonics 9, 822 (2015).
July 15, 2016 F. Vedovato Selected talks from the recent Relativistic Quantum Information North (RQI-N) Conference
July 8, 2016 D. Marangon QKD without monitoring signal disturbance. Based on:
  1. T. Sasaki, Y. Yamamoto, M. Koashi, Practical quantum key distribution protocol without monitoring signal disturbance, Nature 509, 475 (2014)
  2. H. Takesue, T. Sasaki, K. Tamaki, M. Koashi, Experimental quantum key distribution without monitoring signal disturbance, Nature Photonics 9, 827 (2015).
July 1, 2016 D. Dequal Quantum zeno effect on ultracold atoms. Based on: Y. S. Patil, S. Chakram, and M. Vengalattore, Measurement-Induced Localization of an Ultracold Lattice Gas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 140402 (2015).
June 24, 2016 G. Cariolaro A new approach to Bloch Messiah reduction. Based on: Gianfranco Cariolaro and Gianfranco Pierobon, Reexamination of Bloch-Messiah reduction, Phys. Rev. A 93, 062115 (2016).
June 17, 2016 M. Schiavon Discusson on passive Decoy state QKD. Based on:
  1. Tight finite-key analysis for passive decoy-state quantum key distribution under general attacks, C. Zhou et al., Phys. Rev. A 89, 052328 (2014)
  2. Experimental passive decoy-state quantum key distribution, Q.-C. Sun et al., Laser Phys. Lett. 11, 085202 (2014)
June 10, 2016 A. Stanco Discusson on modified BB84 protocols. Based on:
  1. "Quantum Cryptography without Public Announcement of Bases", Hwang et al., Phys.Lett. A 244, 489 (1998), [arXiv:9702009]
  2. "A Modified Quantum Key Distribution Without Public Announcement Bases Against Photon-Number-Splitting Attack", Song Lin, Xiao-Fen Liu, Int. J. Th. Phys. 51, 2514 (2012)
  3. "A Modified Secure Scheme of Quantum Key Distribution Without Public Announcement Bases", Es-Said Chanigui and Abdelmalek Azizi, Journal of Computer Science
May 20, 2016 N. Laurenti and M. Schiavon Discusson on the composable security of QKD
  1. R. Canetti, "Universally composable security: a new paradigm for cryptographic protocols," in IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing, SFCS, 136-145 (2001).
  2. J. Müller-Quade and R. Renner, "Composability in quantum cryptography," New Journal of Physics 11, 085006 (2009).
  3. U. M. Maurer and R. Renner, "Abstract Cryptography," in Symposium in Innovations in Computer Science, ICS, 1-21 (2011).
  4. C. Portmann and R. Renner, "Cryptographic security of quantum key distribution," [arXiv.org:1409.3525].
May 13, 2016 F. Ticozzi Fast mixing with quantum walks vs. classical lifts
Apr 29, 2016 R. Corvaja Bing Qi, et al., Generating the Local Oscillator "Locally" in Continuous-Variable Quantum Key Distribution Based on Coherent Detection, Phys. Rev. X 5, 041009 (2015)
Apr 22, 2016 G. Vallone Selected talks from the recent "Quantum Technologies", SPIE conference
Apr 8, 2016 D. Dequal Overview of recent results in quantum information based on CubeSat spacecraft. Based on
Apr 1, 2016 - "Quantum Cryptography: where do we stand?", Contributed Talk 12 at 5th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography (QCrypt 2015), Tokyo.
Mar 25, 2016 - "Integrated Photonic Technologies for Quantum Communications", Contributed Talk 12 at 5th International Conference on Quantum Cryptography (QCrypt 2015), Tokyo.
Mar 17, 2016 Silvia Sturaro and Nicola Laurenti Insecurity of TESLA based Navigation Message Authentication
Feb 26, 2016 Davide Marangon R. J. Donaldson, et al.,", Experimental demonstration of kilometer-range quantum digital signatures, Phys. Rev. A 93, 012329 (2016).
Feb 19, 2016 Francesco Campaioli Atmospheric effects on the propagation of Orbital Angular Momentum of light
Feb 12, 2016 Davide Marangon Novel QRNG that exploit images generated by single-photon cameras.
Jan 22, 2016 Francesco Vedovato and Luca Calderaro and Matteo Schiavon Report on the recent CISAS Workshop on satellite technologies.
Jan 15, 2016 Daniele Dequal Xiao-Ye Xu, et al., Phase Estimation with Weak Measurement Using a White Light Source, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 033604 (2013)
Jan 8, 2016 Paolo Villoresi Discussion on the opportunities of Cube-Sat
Dec 18, 2015 Nicolino Logullo Simulation of open quantum system exploiting the OAM degree of freedom of photons
Dec 3, 2015 Matteo Schiavon Loophole-free Bell experiments. Based on the following papers:
  • B. Hensen et al., Experimental loophole-free violation of a Bell inequality using entangled electron spins separated by 1.3 km, Nature 526, 682 (2015)
  • Lynden K. Shalm et al., A strong loophole-free test of local realism, [arXiv:1511.03189]
  • Marissa Giustina et al., A significant-loophole-free test of Bell's theorem with entangled photons, [arXiv:1511.03190]
  • Adam Bednorz et al., Signaling loophole in experimental Bell tests, [arXiv:1511.03509]
Nov 27, 2015 Chiara Macchiavello Discussion on collaboration topics
Nov 20, 2015 Marco Tomasin C. Schwemmer, et al., Systematic Errors in Current Quantum State Tomography Tools, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 080403 (2015)
Nov 6, 2015 Francesco Vedovato Anne Broadbent, Christian Schaffer, Quantum Cryptography Beyond Quantum Key Distribution, [arXiv:1510.06120]
Oct 21, 2015 Simone Gaiarin Extending transmission capacity of optical fibers
Oct 16, 2015 Giacomo Pantaleoni Testing gravitational effects on quantum interference
Oct 9, 2015 Marco Avesani Semi-device-independent quantum protocols
Sept 4, 2015 Daniele Dequal News from the first National Workshop on: "Le Tecnologie Nazionali per mini e micro satelliti: Idee, Progetti e Prospettive", CIRA, Capua (CE)
July 3, 2015 Nicola Laurenti and Gianluca Caparra Authentication and integrity protection of the Galileo signal
June 26, 2015 Marco Tomasin QKD system simulating a ground-satellite link [arXiv:1505.00292]
June 5, 2015 Roberto Corvaja and Davide G. Marangon Optical communication with lunar and interplanetary terminals
May 29, 2015 Pino Vallone News from the QuPoN 2015 conference
March 27, 2015 Alberto Peruzzo Recent developments on quantum photonic integration at the University of Sidney
March 13, 2015 Giovanni Mazzarella The physics of ultracold atoms: the Bose-Hubbard model (part II)
March 6, 2015 Luca Salasnich The physics of ultracold atoms: the Bose-Hubbard model (part I)
Feb 6, 2015 Nicola Laurenti, The Sender-Excited Secret Key Agreement Model, based on the following papers:
Jan 23, 2015 Marangon and Laurenti and Vallone and Villoresi, Activities of the QuantumFuture group: meeting with students
Oct 31, 2014 Matteo Schiavon Heralded single photon source for quantum key distribution
Oct 24, 2014 Davide Marangon New approaches to Quantum Random Number Generators. Based on:
  • T. Lunghi, J.B. Brask, C. Lim, Q. Lavigne, J. Bowles, A. Martin, H. Zbinden, N. Brunner, A self-testing quantum random number generator, [arXiv:1410.2790]
  • G. Cañas, J. Cariñe, E. S. Gómez, J. F. Barra, A. Cabello, G. B. Xavier, G. Lima, M. Pawłowski, Experimental quantum randomness extraction invulnerable to detection loophole attacks, [arXiv:1410.3443]
Oct 17, 2014 Andrea Stanco Risultati e prospettive di completamento del progetto uQuake: system for QUAntum exchange of cryptographic KEy
Jul 4, 2014 Davide Bacco Peng Shi, Shi-Cheng Zhao, Wen-Dong Li, Yong-Jian Gu, Feasibility of underwater free space quantum key distribution[arXiv:1402.4666]
Jun 27, 2014 Daniele Dequal J. Dressel, M. Malik, F. M. Miatto, A. N. Jordan, R. W. Boyd, Colloquium: Understanding quantum weak values: Basics and applicationsReviews of Modern Physics 6, 307-316 (2014)

O. Hosten, P. Kwiat, Observation of the Spin Hall Effect of Light via Weak MeasurementsScience 319, 787-790 (2008)

Jun. 6, 2014 Pino Vallone

H. Salih, Z. Li, M. Al-Amri, and M. Suhail Zubairy, Protocol for Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 170502 (2013)

N. Gisin, Optical Communication without Photons, Physical Review A 88 (2013)

May 23, 2014 Paolo Villoresi G. Vallone, D. Marangon, M. Canale, I. Savorgnan, D. Bacco, M. Barbieri, S. Calimani, C. Barbieri, N. Laurenti, P. Villoresi, Turbulence as a Resource for Quantum Key Distribution in Long Distance Free-Space Links[arXiv:1404.1272]
May 16, 2014 Nicola Laurenti B. Fröhlich, J. F. Dynes, M. Lucamarini, A. W. Sharpe, Z. Yuan, A. J. Shields, A quantum access network, Nature 501, 69-72 (2013)
May 9, 2014 Marco Tomasin F. Bussieres, et al., Quantum teleportation from a telecom-wavelength photon to a solid-state quantum memory,[arXiv:1401.6958]
Apr. 4, 2014 Paola Cappellaro Quantum sensing
Mar. 28, 2014 Nicola Dalla Pozza

T. Lunghi, J. Kaniewski, F. Bussières, R. Houlmann, M. Tomamichel, A. Kent, N. Gisin, S. Wehner, and H. Zbinden, Experimental Bit Commitment Based on Quantum Communication and Special Relativity, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 180504 (2013)

Mar. 21, 2014 Pino Vallone

C.C.W. Lim, C. Portmann, M. Tomamichel, R. Renner, N. Gisin, Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution with Local Bell Test, Phys. Rev. X 3, 031006 (2013)

Mar. 7, 2014 Daniele Dequal

Two-way QKD protocol, [arXiv:9611042] [arXiv:9905056] [arXiv:0203118]
and possible attacks [arXiv:0507063]

Feb. 28, 2014 Davide Bacco

Jordan S. Cotler, Peter W. Shor, A New Relativistic Orthogonal States Quantum Key Distribution Protocol, [arXiv:1401.5493]

Jan. 24, 2014 Simone Gaiarin

strumenti software: sistema di controllo di gestione GIT.

Sito ufficiale e documentazione

Verranno presentate le seguenti slides (altre slides con contenuto più esteso qui)

Jan. 17, 2014 Davide Marangon

S. Pironio et al., Random numbers certified by Bell's theorem, Nature 464, 1021 (2010)

R. Colbeck and R. Renner, Free randomness can be amplified, Nature 8, 450 (2012)

Dec. 13, 2013 Massimo Melucci

Information Retrieval and Quantum Mechanics.

In this seminar we will analyze how Quantum Mechanics (QM) can be useful for Information Retrieval (IR). We will review some features of IR and then connect it with QM. Finally we will show some results demonstrating that QM id useful for IR.

Nov. 29, 2013 Anna Sponselli

Optical beam with Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM)

Nov. 22, 2013 -

Jane Nordholt,

Satellite-based quantum communications

Nov. 8, 2013 -

Fabian Furrer,

Continuous variable entropic uncertainty relations in the presence of quantum memory

June 21, 2013 Davide Marangon

Physical key-protected one-time pad,


June 12, 2013 Matteo Canale

Debate on the security of QKD. Based on the following papers:

May 24, 2013 Daniele Dequal

Neutrino detection in ICARUS experiment,

May 17, 2013 Marco Tomasin

Efficient Measurement of Quantum Dynamics via Compressive Sensing,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 100401 (2011)

Experimental Quantum State Tomography via Compressed Sampling,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 170403 (2012)

May 10, 2013 Pino Vallone

EPR-steering with nonmaximally entangled states,

Phys. Rev. A 87, 020101(R) (2013)

May 3, 2013 Roberto Corvaja

Comparison of error probability bounds in quantum state discrimination,

Phys. Rev. A, in press

Apr. 19, 2013 Francesco Ticozzi

Minimum Relative Entropy for Quantum Estimation: Feasibility and General Solution,


Apr. 12, 2013 Nicola Dalla Pozza

Undoing a Quantum Measurement

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 070403 (2013)

Apr. 5, 2013 Nicola Laurenti

Secrecy capacities of compound quantum wiretap channels and applications


Boche, H. et al., 2013. Secrecy capacities of compound quantum wiretap channels and applications, [arXiv:1302.3412]

Cai, M., Cai, N. & Deppe, C., 2012. Capacities of classical compound quantum wiretap and classical quantum compound wiretap channels, [arXiv:1202.0773]

Devetak, I., 2005. The Private Classical Capacity and Quantum Capacity of a Quantum Channel, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 51(1), pp.44-55.

Hayashi, M., 2012. Quantum wiretap channel with non-uniform random number and its exponent of leaked information, in 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings, pp. 895-899

Watanabe, S., 2012. Private and quantum capacities of more capable and less noisy quantum channels, Physical Review A, 85, 012326

Mar. 22, 2013 Prof. Audun Jøsang

Subjective logic as an algebra for Dirichlet pdfs.

Mar. 15, 2013 Luca Mazzarella

Boson Sampling

Boson sampling: Science 339, 794 (2013).
Boson sampling: Science 339, 798 (2013).
See also "Universal Computation by Multiparticle Quantum Walk", Science 339, 791 (2013).

Mar. 8, 2013 Davide Bacco

A comprehensive design and performance analysis of low Earth orbit satellite quantum communication

New. Jour. Phys. 15, 023006 (2013), [arXiv:1211.2733]
Mar. 1, 2013 Pino Vallone

No-Switching Quantum Key Distribution Using Broadband Modulated Coherent Light

Theory: Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 170504 (2004).
Exp: Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 180503 (2005).
More detalis: Phys. Rev. A 73, 022316 (2006).
Feb. 22, 2013 Paolo Villoresi Review of possible experiments along space quantum channels
Feb. 15, 2013 - Meeting with an entrepreneur with interest in advanced technology
Feb. 1, 2013 Paolo Villoresi Discussion on the Asiago Winter School program and perspective
Jan. 25, 2013 Pino Vallone QKD wth distributed phase reference
Jan. 18, 2013 Davide Bacco QKD along Space channel in Matera
Jan. 11, 2013 Nicola Dalla Pozza Deterministic Protocol for the preparation of Single-Rail Qubit
Dec. 14, 2012 Alberto DAll'Arche QKD with non maximally entangled states
Dec. 7, 2012 - General discussion
Nov. 30, 2012 Davide Marangon High speed random number generation with quantum processes
Nov. 23, 2012 Matteo Canale Post-processing algorithms and tools for experimental quantum key distribution based on finite-key analysis
Nov. 16, 2012 Simone Piccirilli The Ventrix quantum receiver
Nov. 9, 2012 Maria Silvia Pini Preferences in Multi-agent Decision Making
Oct. 26, 2012 Nicola Laurenti States and optimal measurement operators for classical binary transmission over qubit channels
Oct. 19, 2012 Luca Mazzarella Asymmetric Architecture for Heralded Single Photon Sources
Oct. 12, 2012 Mattia Minozzi Biphoton generation with adaptive wavefront
Oct. 5, 2012 Matteo Canale Beyond BB84, a novel approach


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