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 matiasruben.bolanoswagner@unipd.it, including: proposed date, talk title and some references on the topic.

Feb 16, 2024T. BertapelleHomodyne measurement with a Schrödinger cat state as a local oscillator, https://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.106.063706
Feb 09, 2024M. R. Bolaños WagnerQuantum storage of entangled photons at telecom wavelengths in a crystal, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-023-42741-1
Dec 15, 2023E. BazzaniWhy interference phenomena do not capture the essence of quantum theory, https://arxiv.org/abs/2111.13727
Nov 24, 2023L. CocciaAn introduction to Categorical Quantum Mechanics, https://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/files/10510/notes.pdf
Nov 17, 2023M. Avesani
Mpemba and Quantum Mpemba effect: how to freeze water faster by putting it in the oven, https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0031-9120/4/3/312 and https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.1701264114
Nov 10, 2023M. B. CostaQuantum Hacking: Performing side channel analysis to QKD setups, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9456043 and https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.13738
Oct 10, 2023C. AgnesiExperimental Self-Characterization of Quantum Measurements, https://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.040402
Sep 29, 2023P. VilloresiDo photons act as communicators for the brain?
Sep 22, 2023T. GrigolettoExact model reduction for quantum systems: an algebraic approach
Sep 14, 2023K. VijayadharanBoson sampling: the quantum promise and scientific reality
Sep 8, 2023F. VedovatoEigenmodes of the atmospheric turbulence: do they exist and can we use them?
Jul 28, 2023M. MasiniThe Role of Losses and Joint Measurability in Quantum Communication with Untrusted Devices
Jul 21, 2023G. ValloneSignatures of Quantum Gravity in the Gravitational Self-Interaction of Photons , Phys. Rev. Lett. 130, 240203 (2023)
Jul 14, 2023A. StancoQuantum Optical Microphone in the Audio Band, PRX Quantum 3, 020358 (2022)
Jun 23, 2023D. ScalconUnlimited One-Way Steering, arXiv:2304.03888
Jun 16, 2023F. SantagiustinaNonlocal Temporal Interferometry for Highly Resilient Free-Space Quantum Communication, Phys. Rev. X 13, 021001 (2023)
May 19, 2023M. SabatiniIs it possible to realize BB84 using heterodyne detection?, Phys. Rev. A 103, 012606 (2021)
May 12, 2023E. RossiThe ideal wavelength for daylight free-space quantum key distribution, arXiv:2306.02106
May 5, 2023F. De GiudiciQKD timing and synchronization with Hybrid de Bruijn Codes
Apr 28, 2023F. PicciarielloAn optical double slit experiment in time, Nature Physics (2023)
Apr 21, 2023I. Karakosta-AmarantidouEntanglement-based quantum communication complexity beyond Bell nonlocality, npj Quantum Information 8, 13 (2022)
Mar 24, 2023J. AnguitaExperimental 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, 2023M. GiacominFree space quantum key distribution with modulating retro-reflectors, Opt. Express 26, 11331
Mar 10, 2023M. PadovanSelf-testing of quantum systems
Feb 24, 2023G. FolettoIntroduction to decoherence and quantum darwinism, Rev. Mod. Phys. 76, 1267
Feb 17, 2023A. De ToniLaboratory research software
Feb 10, 2023L. CocciaThe black hole information problem, arXiv:2006.06872
Jan 27, 2023M. R. Bolaños WagnerLong distance synchronization using Bayesian statistics, Entropy 2021, 23(8), 988
Jan 20, 2023T. BertapelleBoosting Python with C and CPU Hardware Acceleration
Jan 13, 2023F. BerraC++ Advanced Tutorial: Pointers
Nov 25, 2022E. BazzaniFeasible time-bin entanglement purification based on sum-frequency generation
Nov 18, 2022M. AvesaniMode-pairing QKD: beat the PLOB bound without global phase locking, Nat Commun 13, 3903 (2022), arXiv:2208.05649
Nov 11, 2022C. AgnesiRecent Quantum Hacking Mechanisms
Oct 21, 2022M. SchiavonAnalysis of satellite-to-ground quantum key distribution with adaptive optics
Sep 02, 2022P. VilloresiSpace–ground QKD network based on a compact payload and medium-inclination orbit
Jul 29, 2022G. FolettoBibliothecary tools at UniPD
Jul 22, 2022G. PantaleoniContinuous-variable cluster states
May 27, 2022F. PicciarielloMars to Earth communication using a milliwatt laser
May 13, 2022M. PadovanSummary of device-independent randomness generation and our recent results
Apr 22, 2022L. CocciaA Taste of General Relativity
Apr 1, 2022E. RossiCryptographic aspects for securing communication in post-quantum IoT networks
Mar 18, 2022K. VijayadharanVariationally optimising CV quantum sensing protocols
Mar 11, 2022F. PicciarielloDoes Quantum Mechanics need complex numbers?
Feb 18, 2022G. FolettoHigh-speed device-independent QKD against collective attacks
Jan 28, 2022C. AgnesiQuantum State Transfer over 1200 km Assisted by Prior Distributed Entanglement
Jan 21, 2022D. C. LawoQuantum dots as single-photon sources
Jan 14, 2022I. Karakosta-AmarantidouThe Fly Your Satellite! Programme and the AcubeSAT project
Dec 17, 2021E. BazzaniHong-Ou-Mandel interferometry on a biphoton beat note
Dec 10, 2021L. CocciaBasics of Special Relativity
Dec 03, 2021M. PadovanHow not to splice fibers: short discussion about polarization mode dispersion, circles and donuts
Nov 12, 2021F. B. L. SantagiustinaNon-local dispersion cancellation
Nov 05, 2021G. Foletto and F. VedovatoTutorial on new tools for organizing the activities
Oct 22, 2021A. ScriminichFree space communication with spatial diversity at the receiver
Oct 15, 2021G. FolettoCertified quantum random number generator based on single-photon entanglement
Oct 08, 2021F. BerraMachine learning aided carrier recovery in continuous-variable quantum key distribution
Oct 01, 2021F. PicciarielloHow not to do a QKD Free space simulation
Sep 24, 2021T. BertapelleExperimental Certification of Non-classicality via Phase-Space Inequalities
Sep 17, 2021D. ScalconEntanglement swapping via multiple coins quantum walks
Sep 10, 2021L. CocciaPresentation of his thesis work
Sep 03, 2021M. AvesaniComputing secure key rates for quantum cryptography with untrusted devices
Jul 30, 2021G. FolettoTutorial on software tools for QKD performance estimation
Jul 09, 2021A. StancoTotally secure classical communication utilizing Johnson (-like) noise and Kirchoff’s law
May 28, 2021E. BazzaniProposed transmission communication system for Breakthrough Starshot project
May 07, 2021C. AgnesiReference-frame independent QKD
Apr 30, 2021M. PadovanArbitrarily Many Independent Observers Can Share the Nonlocality of a Single Maximally Entangled Qubit Pair
Apr 16, 2021F. VedovatoMultipole-phase beams: a new paradigm for structured waves
Apr 09, 2021F. B. L. SantagiustinaIndefinite causal order and applications of the quantum switch
Mar 26, 2021R. CorvajaSequential hypothesis testing
Mar 19, 2021D. C. LawoControl and single-shot readout of an ion embedded in a nanophotonic cavity
Mar 05, 2021N. Laurenti and G. ValloneCourse on Quantum Cryptography and Security
Feb 26, 2021F. BerraTutorial on new administrative tools to manage orders
Feb 19, 2021A. ScriminichPerformance analysis of an adaptive optics system for free-space optical communication through atmospheric turbulence
Feb 05, 2021L. CalderaroMetropolitan quantum network and optimal flooding
Jan 29, 2021F. PicciarielloThe quantum Monty Hall game and its application in quantum communication
Jan 22, 2021G. FolettoSequential correlations, NPA and randomness
Jan 15, 2021T. BertapelleEvading Vacuum Noise: Wigner Projections or Husimi samples
Jan 8, 2021P. VilloresiOn free will, à la Nicolas Gisin
Dec 11, 2020J. AnguitaPolarization-based signal modulation for free-space laser communication links
Dec 4, 2020D. ScalconFully Arbitrary Control of Frequency-Bin Qubits
Nov 27, 2020M. AvesaniDevice-Independent Randomness expansion: methods and demonstrations
Nov 20, 2020F. BerraBeam Size Optimization and Adaptation for High-Altitude Airborne Free-Space Optical Communication System
Nov 13, 2020A. StancoPulsed-Laser Technique for Single-Event Effects Testing
Nov 6, 2020H. TebyanianMultimode fiber coupled SNSPDs
Oct 23, 2020G. Vallone and P. VilloresiPresentation of group activities
Oct 9, 2020M. ZahidyOptimizing Hardware for CV-QKD
Oct 2, 2020M. PadovanSequential Weak Measurements for Randomness Extraction
Feb 14, 2020F. SantagiustinaRobustness to noise of high-dimensional entangled states, Phys. Rev. X 9, 041042 (2019)
Jan 31, 2020N. LaurentiCovert QKD, [arXiv:1904.12363]
Jan 24, 2020M. ZahidyQuantum Key Distribution with no Shared Reference Frame, [arXiv:1903.08279]
Jan 17, 2020G. ValloneQuantum convolutional neural networks, Nature Physics 15, 1273 (2019)
Jan 10, 2020C. AgnesiLED-based fiber quantum key distribution: toward low-cost applications, Photonics Research 7, 1169 (2019)
Nov 29, 2019F. VedovatoWeak Gravitational Field Effects on Optical Bell Tests, [arXiv:1908.08179]
Nov 08, 2019L. CalderaroSynchronization in QKD and Qubit4Sync, [arXiv:1909.12050]
Oct 31, 2019L. KrinnerSpontaneous emission of matter waves from a tunable open quantum system, Nature volume 559, pages 589–592 (2018)
Oct 25, 2019F. PicciarielloAsking photons where they have been, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 240402 (2013)
Oct 11, 2019G. FolettoP-Diluted Quantum Walks, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 140501 (2019)
Sep 13, 2019A. ScriminichQuantum Interference between Light Sources Separated by 150 Million Kilometers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 080401 (2019)
June 28, 2019C. Agnesi and M. AvesaniReport from the Silicon Photonics Design Course at the University of Ghent
June 21, 2019A. Stanco and D. DequalReview on Space Hardware and Software Technology
June 7, 2019H. TebyanianQRNG based on Energy Assumption, [arXiv:1905.09117]
May 24, 2019C. AgnesiReview 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, 2019G. FolettoSustained entanglement experiment in Quantum Lab, Phys. Rev. A 94, 052127 (2016), Phys. Rev. A 97, 032131 (2018)
May 10, 2019M. ZahidyTwin-field quantum key distribution with discrete phase randomization, [arXiv:1904.07074]
March 22, 2019N. LaurentiQuantum Distance Bounding
February 22, 2019F. Ardizzon and S. CeccatoOptimization of the Secret Key Rate for InSaNeQKD
February 15, 2019R. CorvajaObservation of Quantum Fingerprinting Beating the Classical Limit, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 240502 (2016)
February 8, 2019G. ValloneExperimental quantum secure direct communication with single photons,
Light: Science & Applications 5, e16144 (2016) Quantum Secure Direct Communication with Quantum Memory,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 220501 (2017)
January 25, 2019A. SantamatoQuantum key distribution with dissipative Kerr soliton generated by on-chip microresonators, [arXiv:1812.11415]
January 18, 2019F. VedovatoProposal for an Optical Test of the Einstein Equivalence Principle , [arXiv:1811.04835]
January 11, 2019M. AvesaniSeeded and unseeded high order parametric down conversion, [arXiv:1811.07200]
December 14, 2018L. CalderaroDirect Measurement of the Two-dimensional Spatial Quantum Wavefunction via Strong Measurements, [arXiv:1811.01560]
December 7, 2018M. SchiavonHigh-dimensional quantum key distribution with twisted photons, [arXiv:1810.02067]
November 30, 2018A. ScriminichQuantum 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, 2018L. MazzarellaA report on the activities of the Quantum Research CubeSat (QUARC) project
November 9, 2018G. FolettoPractical and Reliable Error Bars in Quantum Tomography, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 010404 (2016)
October 26, 2018C. AgnesiHong-Ou-Mandel interference between independent III-V on silicon waveguide integrated lasers, Opt. Lett. 44, 271-274 (2019)
October 5, 2018A. SantamatoTime-bin-to-polarization conversion of ultrafast photonic qubits, Phys. Rev. A 96, 053812 (2017)
September 14, 2018N. Dalla PozzaPhase measurement of a qubit encoded in the polarization of a single photon via Naimark extension
September 7, 2018L. FornasierSecuring quantum key distribution systems using fewer states, [arXiv:1801.03202]
June 22, 2018H. TebyanianOptical Random Number Generator, based on Unbiased All-Optical Random-Number Generator, Phys. Rev. X 7, 041050 (2017).
June 8, 2018N. LaurentiTowards Quantum Distance Bounding Protocols, International Workshop on Radio Frequency Identification: Security and Privacy Issues, RFIDSec, 2016, vol. 10155 LNCS, pp. 151–16
June 1, 2018M. SchiavonChannel-parameter estimation for satellite-to-submarine continuous-variable quantum key distribution, Phys. Rev. A 97, 052326 (2018)
May 25, 2018M. ZahidyStabilized entanglement of massive mechanical oscillators, Nature 556, pp. 478–482 (2018)
May 18, 2018N. GreggioUnsupervised clustering with Gaussian mixtures
May 4, 2018G. Caparra and S. CeccatoOn the Achievable Equivalent Security of GNSS Ranging Code Encryption,
Session B4: GNSS Resilience, ION PLANS conference (2018) Exploiting Side-Information for Resilient GNSS Positioning in Mobile Phones,
Session B6: Algorithms and Methods, ION PLANS conference (2018)
April 13, 2018D. DequalOverview of new ASI proposals
April 6, 2018A. StancoA 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, 2018F. VedovatoLoop Quantum Gravity in a nutshell
March 16, 2018D. DequalNew results at MLRO
March 9, 2018M. AvesaniEntropy accumination, based on Practical device-independent quantum cryptography via entropy accumulation, Nature Communications 9, 459 (2018) Entropy accumulation, arXiv:1607.01796
March 2, 2018A. SantamatoRelativistic quantum cryptography, Laser Phys. Lett. 11 065203 (2014)
February 16, 2018C. AgnesiOverview of ITASEC2018 Conference.
February 2, 2018C. LiorniAll optical non markovian quantum simulator
January 26, 2018D. TernoInterdisciplinary dialogue.
January 1, 2018M. SchiavonDecoherence, the measurement problem, and interpretations of quantum mechanics,
Rev. Mod. Phys. 76, 1267 (2005)
December 15, 2017F. ZilioThe relationship between information and consciousness. Tononi’s Integrated Information Theory from a philosophical perspective. Based on:
Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness, DOI: 10.1002/9781119132363.ch44, The Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness, DOI: 10.1002/9781119132363.ch17.
December 1, 2017L. Calderaro and C. AgnesiResults of the last data acquisition runs at MLRO
November 24, 2017P. VilloresiQKD and Galileo
November 17, 2017H. TebyanianCasimir energy density and brief explanation of QCALL activities
November 10, 2017F. Suman and A. MenegazinThe meaning of information from the biological and philosophical point of view
November 3, 2017M. ZahidyQuantum Uncertainty Principle
October 27, 2017F. Vedovato and C. AgnesiExtending Wheeler’s delayed-choice experiment to space,
Sci. Adv. 2017; 3:e1701180
October 20, 2017N. LaurentiContinuous-variable mesaurement-device-independent QKD per una futura Quantum Internet, based on CV MDI QKD: Composable Security against Coherent Attacks, [arXiv:1704.07924] High-rate quantum conferencing and secret sharing, [arXiv:1709.06988]
October 13, 2017R. CorvajaSimultaneous classical communication and quantum key distribution using continuous variables,
Phys. Rev. A 94, 042340 (2016)
October 6, 2017M. AvesaniQuantum pre-certification, based on Loophole-Free Bell Test Based on Local Precertification of Photon’s Presence,
Phys. Rev. X 2, 021010 (2012) Certifying the presence of a photonic qubit by splitting it in two,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 070501 (2016)
September 29, 2017G. VallonePresentation of the ERC proposal
September 8, 2017A. StancoHigh reliability hardware system for Quantum Information and Communication applications
July 7, 2017F. CampaioliEnhancing the Charging Power of Quantum Batteries,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 150601 (2017)
June 30, 2017A. ScriminichWavefront sensing reveals optical coherence,
Nat. Commun. 5, 3275 (2014).
June 23, 2017G. ValloneSingle-photon detection with human eye! Based on:
Direct detection of a single photon by humans, Nat. Commun. 7, 12172 (2016), What does it take to detect entanglement with the human eye?, Optica 3, 473 (2016).
June 16, 2017M. SchiavonQuantum Theory of Superresolution for Two Incoherent Optical Point Sources,
Phys. Rev. X 6, 031033 (2016)
June 9, 2017A. SantamatoSifting attacks in finite-size quantum key distribution, New J. Phys. 18, 053001 (2016)
May 26, 2017G. FolettoDirect Reconstruction of the Quantum Density Operator via Strong Measurements, based on Procedure for Direct Measurement of General Quantum States Using Weak Measurement, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 070402 (2012), Strong Measurements Give a Better Direct Measurement of the Quantum Wave Function, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 040502 (2016).
May 19, 2017F. VedovatoIs wave–particle objectivity compatible with determinism and locality?, Nature Communications 5, 3997 (2014)
May 5, 2017L. CalderaroQuantum Cryptography with Weak Measurements, [arXiv:1702.04836]
Mar 24, 2017M. AvesaniNumerical approach for unstructured quantum key distribution,
based on P.J Coles et al., Nature Communications 7, 11712 (2016)
Mar 10, 2017C. AgnesiGround test of satellite constellation based quantum communication,
based on [arXiv:1611.09982]
Feb 17, 2017F. VedovatoQuantum Data Locking and Quantum Enigma Machines, based on [arXiv:1509.07390] Phys. Rev. A 94, 022315 (2016) Phys. Rev. A 94, 020301 (2016) Phys. Rev. X 4, 011016 (2014) Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 06902 (2004)
Feb 3, 2017M. SchiavonSynchronization of Distant Optical Clocks at the Femtosecond Level, Phys. Rev. X 6, 021016 (2016)
Jan 27, 2017G. Vallone and D. Marangon and P. VilloresiSource-device-independent Ultra-fast Quantum Random Number Generation, [arXiv:1509.07390]
Jan 20, 2017P. VilloresiA Cosmic Bell Test with Measurement Settings from Astronomical Sources, [arXiv:1611.06985]
Dec 2, 2016M. PittalugaViolation of a tripartite Bell inequality by weak measurements, [arXiv:1611.02430]
Oct 28, 2016N. LaurentiQuantum Retrieval Games and Quantum Tokens, from Phys. Rev. A 93, 062311 (2016) and PNAS 109, 16079 (2012)
Oct 14, 2016G. ValloneCV-MDI Quantum Key Distribution via Satellite, [arXiv:1605.05445]
Oct 21, 2016S. CeccatoKey Management for GNSS services
Oct 7, 2016M. TomasinExperiments with hyperentangled states
Sept 30, 2016S. SturaroAuthentication 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, 2016G. CaparraA Novel Navigation Message Authentication Scheme for GNSS Open Service
July 29, 2016L. CalderaroW. 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, 2016M. TomasinN. Zhao, X. Li, G. Li, J. M. Kahn, Capacity limits of spatially multiplexed free-space communication, Nature Photonics 9, 822 (2015).
July 15, 2016F. VedovatoSelected talks from the recent Relativistic Quantum Information North (RQI-N) Conference
July 8, 2016D. MarangonQKD without monitoring signal disturbance. Based on: T. Sasaki, Y. Yamamoto, M. Koashi, Practical quantum key distribution protocol without monitoring signal disturbance, Nature 509, 475 (2014) H. Takesue, T. Sasaki, K. Tamaki, M. Koashi, Experimental quantum key distribution without monitoring signal disturbance, Nature Photonics 9, 827 (2015).
July 1, 2016D. DequalQuantum 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, 2016G. CariolaroA 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, 2016M. SchiavonDiscusson on passive Decoy state QKD. Based on: Tight finite-key analysis for passive decoy-state quantum key distribution under general attacks, C. Zhou et al., Phys. Rev. A 89, 052328 (2014) Experimental passive decoy-state quantum key distribution, Q.-C. Sun et al., Laser Phys. Lett. 11, 085202 (2014)
June 10, 2016A. StancoDiscusson on modified BB84 protocols. Based on: “Quantum Cryptography without Public Announcement of Bases”, Hwang et al., Phys.Lett. A 244, 489 (1998), [arXiv:9702009] “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) “A Modified Secure Scheme of Quantum Key Distribution Without Public Announcement Bases”, Es-Said Chanigui and Abdelmalek Azizi, Journal of Computer Science
May 20, 2016N. Laurenti and M. SchiavonDiscusson on the composable security of QKD R. Canetti, “Universally composable security: a new paradigm for cryptographic protocols,” in IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing, SFCS, 136-145 (2001). J. Müller-Quade and R. Renner, “Composability in quantum cryptography,” New Journal of Physics 11, 085006 (2009). U. M. Maurer and R. Renner, “Abstract Cryptography,” in Symposium in Innovations in Computer Science, ICS, 1-21 (2011). C. Portmann and R. Renner, “Cryptographic security of quantum key distribution,” [arXiv.org:1409.3525].
May 13, 2016F. TicozziFast mixing with quantum walks vs. classical lifts
Apr 29, 2016R. CorvajaBing 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, 2016G. ValloneSelected talks from the recent “Quantum Technologies”, SPIE conference
Apr 8, 2016D. DequalOverview of recent results in quantum information based on CubeSat spacecraft. Based on CUBESAT‐SCALE LASER COMMUNICATIONS, 31st Space Symposium, Technical Track, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America Z. Tang et al, Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on board a nanosatellite, [arXiv:1603.06659]
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, 2016Silvia Sturaro and Nicola LaurentiInsecurity of TESLA based Navigation Message Authentication
Feb 26, 2016Davide MarangonR. J. Donaldson, et al.,”, Experimental demonstration of kilometer-range quantum digital signatures, Phys. Rev. A 93, 012329 (2016).
Feb 19, 2016Francesco CampaioliAtmospheric effects on the propagation of Orbital Angular Momentum of light
Feb 12, 2016Davide MarangonNovel QRNG that exploit images generated by single-photon cameras.
Jan 22, 2016Francesco Vedovato and Luca Calderaro and Matteo SchiavonReport on the recent CISAS Workshop on satellite technologies.
Jan 15, 2016Daniele DequalXiao-Ye Xu, et al., Phase Estimation with Weak Measurement Using a White Light Source, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 033604 (2013)
Jan 8, 2016Paolo VilloresiDiscussion on the opportunities of Cube-Sat
Dec 18, 2015Nicolino LogulloSimulation of open quantum system exploiting the OAM degree of freedom of photons
Dec 3, 2015Matteo SchiavonLoophole-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, 2015Chiara MacchiavelloDiscussion on collaboration topics
Nov 20, 2015Marco TomasinC. Schwemmer, et al., Systematic Errors in Current Quantum State Tomography Tools, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 080403 (2015)
Nov 6, 2015Francesco VedovatoAnne Broadbent, Christian Schaffer, Quantum Cryptography Beyond Quantum Key Distribution, [arXiv:1510.06120]
Oct 21, 2015Simone GaiarinExtending transmission capacity of optical fibers
Oct 16, 2015Giacomo PantaleoniTesting gravitational effects on quantum interference
Oct 9, 2015Marco AvesaniSemi-device-independent quantum protocols
Sept 4, 2015Daniele DequalNews from the first National Workshop on: “Le Tecnologie Nazionali per mini e micro satelliti: Idee, Progetti e Prospettive”, CIRA, Capua (CE)
July 3, 2015Nicola Laurenti and Gianluca CaparraAuthentication and integrity protection of the Galileo signal
June 26, 2015Marco TomasinQKD system simulating a ground-satellite link [arXiv:1505.00292]
June 5, 2015Roberto Corvaja and Davide G. MarangonOptical communication with lunar and interplanetary terminals
May 29, 2015Pino ValloneNews from the QuPoN 2015 conference
March 27, 2015Alberto PeruzzoRecent developments on quantum photonic integration at the University of Sidney
March 13, 2015Giovanni MazzarellaThe physics of ultracold atoms: the Bose-Hubbard model (part II)
March 6, 2015Luca SalasnichThe physics of ultracold atoms: the Bose-Hubbard model (part I)
Feb 6, 2015Nicola Laurenti,The Sender-Excited Secret Key Agreement Model, based on the following papers: Tzu-Han Chou et al., The Sender-Excited Secret Key Agreement Model: Capacity, Reliability, and Secrecy Exponents, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 61, 609-627 (2015) A. Agrawal et al, Noncoherent Capacity of Secret-Key Agreement With Public Discussion IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 6, 565-574 (2011) Tzu-Han Chou et al., Key Generation Using External Source Excitation: Capacity, Reliability, and Secrecy Exponent, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 58, 2455-2474 (2011)
Jan 23, 2015Marangon and Laurenti and Vallone and Villoresi,Activities of the QuantumFuture group: meeting with students
Oct 31, 2014Matteo SchiavonHeralded single photon source for quantum key distribution
Oct 24, 2014Davide MarangonNew 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, 2014Andrea StancoRisultati e prospettive di completamento del progetto uQuake: system for QUAntum exchange of cryptographic KEy
Jul 4, 2014Davide BaccoPeng Shi, Shi-Cheng Zhao, Wen-Dong Li, Yong-Jian Gu, Feasibility of underwater free space quantum key distribution[arXiv:1402.4666]
Jun 27, 2014Daniele DequalJ. 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, 2014Pino ValloneH. 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, 2014Paolo VilloresiG. 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, 2014Nicola LaurentiB. 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, 2014Marco TomasinF. Bussieres, et al., Quantum teleportation from a telecom-wavelength photon to a solid-state quantum memory,[arXiv:1401.6958]
Apr. 4, 2014Paola CappellaroQuantum sensing
Mar. 28, 2014Nicola Dalla PozzaT. 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, 2014Pino ValloneC.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, 2014Daniele DequalTwo-way QKD protocol, [arXiv:9611042] [arXiv:9905056] [arXiv:0203118]
and possible attacks [arXiv:0507063]
Feb. 28, 2014Davide BaccoJordan S. Cotler, Peter W. Shor, A New Relativistic Orthogonal States Quantum Key Distribution Protocol, [arXiv:1401.5493]
Jan. 24, 2014Simone Gaiarinstrumenti 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, 2014Davide MarangonS. 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, 2013Massimo MelucciInformation 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, 2013Anna SponselliOptical beam with Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM)
Nov. 22, 2013Jane Nordholt, Satellite-based quantum communications
Nov. 8, 2013Fabian Furrer, Continuous variable entropic uncertainty relations in the presence of quantum memory
June 21, 2013Davide MarangonPhysical key-protected one-time pad, [arXiv:1305.3886]
June 12, 2013Matteo CanaleDebate on the security of QKD. Based on the following papers: König et al., Small Accessible Quantum Information Does Not Imply Security, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 140502 (2007) Hirota O., Incompleteness and Limit of Quantum Key Distribution Theory, [arXiv:1208.2106] Renner R., Reply to Recent Scepticism About the Foundations of Quantum Cryptography, [arXiv:1209.2423] Yuen H.P., Fundamental Quantitative Security in Quantum Key Generation, Phys. Rev. A 82, 062304 (2010) Hirota O., Misconception in Theory of Quantum Key Distribution – Reply to Renner, [arXiv:1306.1277] Yuen H.P., On the Foundations of Quantum Key Distribution – Reply to Renner and Beyond, [arXiv:1210.2804]
May 24, 2013Daniele DequalNeutrino detection in ICARUS experiment,
May 17, 2013Marco TomasinEfficient 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, 2013Pino ValloneEPR-steering with nonmaximally entangled states, Phys. Rev. A 87, 020101(R) (2013)
May 3, 2013Roberto CorvajaComparison of error probability bounds in quantum state discrimination, Phys. Rev. A, in press
Apr. 19, 2013Francesco TicozziMinimum Relative Entropy for Quantum Estimation: Feasibility and General Solution, [arXiv:1301.6658]
Apr. 12, 2013Nicola Dalla PozzaUndoing a Quantum Measurement Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 070403 (2013)
Apr. 5, 2013Nicola LaurentiSecrecy 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, 2013Prof. Audun JøsangSubjective logic as an algebra for Dirichlet pdfs.
Mar. 15, 2013Luca MazzarellaBoson 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, 2013Davide BaccoA comprehensive design and performance analysis of low Earth orbit satellite quantum communication
New. Jour. Phys. 15, 023006 (2013), [arXiv:1211.2733]
Mar. 1, 2013Pino ValloneNo-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, 2013Paolo VilloresiReview of possible experiments along space quantum channels
Feb. 15, 2013Meeting with an entrepreneur with interest in advanced technology
Feb. 1, 2013Paolo VilloresiDiscussion on the Asiago Winter School program and perspective
Jan. 25, 2013Pino ValloneQKD wth distributed phase reference
Jan. 18, 2013Davide BaccoQKD along Space channel in Matera
Jan. 11, 2013Nicola Dalla PozzaDeterministic Protocol for the preparation of Single-Rail Qubit
Dec. 14, 2012Alberto DAll’ArcheQKD with non maximally entangled states
Dec. 7, 2012General discussion
Nov. 30, 2012Davide MarangonHigh speed random number generation with quantum processes
Nov. 23, 2012Matteo CanalePost-processing algorithms and tools for experimental quantum key distribution based on finite-key analysis
Nov. 16, 2012Simone PiccirilliThe Ventrix quantum receiver
Nov. 9, 2012Maria Silvia PiniPreferences in Multi-agent Decision Making
Oct. 26, 2012Nicola LaurentiStates and optimal measurement operators for classical binary transmission over qubit channels
Oct. 19, 2012Luca MazzarellaAsymmetric Architecture for Heralded Single Photon Sources
Oct. 12, 2012Mattia MinozziBiphoton generation with adaptive wavefront
Oct. 5, 2012Matteo CanaleBeyond BB84, a novel approach