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Publications in high-impact journals

Publications

Resource-effective quantum key distribution: a field trial in Padua city center

Auteurs: Marco Avesani, Luca Calderaro, Giulio Foletto, Costantino Agnesi, Francesco Picciariello, Francesco B. L. Santagiustina, Alessia Scriminich, Andrea Stanco, Francesco Vedovato, Mujtaba Zahidy, Giuseppe Vallone, Paolo Villoresi
Publié dans: Optics Letters, 46/12, 2021, Page(s) 2848, ISSN 0146-9592
Éditeur: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/ol.422890

Countermeasure Against Quantum Hacking Using Detection Statistics

Auteurs: Gaëtan Gras, Davide Rusca, Hugo Zbinden, Félix Bussières
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 15/3, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: APS Physics
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.15.034052

Semi-Device-Independent Heterodyne-Based Quantum Random-Number Generator

Auteurs: Marco Avesani, Hamid Tebyanian, Paolo Villoresi, Giuseppe Vallone
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 15/3, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: APS Physics
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.15.034034

Practical decoy-state method for twin-field quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Federico Grasselli, Marcos Curty
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 21/7, 2019, Page(s) 073001, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab2b00

Twin-Field Quantum Key Distribution with Fully Discrete Phase Randomization

Auteurs: Guillermo Currás-Lorenzo, Lewis Wooltorton, Mohsen Razavi
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 15/1, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: APS Physics
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.15.014016

Entropy Bounds for Multiparty Device-Independent Cryptography

Auteurs: Federico Grasselli, Gláucia Murta, Hermann Kampermann, Dagmar Bruß
Publié dans: PRX Quantum, 2/1, 2021, ISSN 2691-3399
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/prxquantum.2.010308

Quantum key distribution with flawed and leaky sources

Auteurs: Margarida Pereira, Marcos Curty, Kiyoshi Tamaki
Publié dans: npj Quantum Information, 5/1, 2019, ISSN 2056-6387
Éditeur: Nature
DOI: 10.1038/s41534-019-0180-9

Optical control of single-photon negative-feedback avalanche diode detector

Auteurs: Gaëtan Gras, Nigar Sultana, Anqi Huang, Thomas Jennewein, Félix Bussières, Vadim Makarov, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Journal of Applied Physics, 127/9, 2020, Page(s) 094502, ISSN 0021-8979
Éditeur: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5140824

Simple quantum key distribution with qubit-based synchronization and a self-compensating polarization encoder

Auteurs: Costantino Agnesi, Marco Avesani, Luca Calderaro, Andrea Stanco, Giulio Foletto, Mujtaba Zahidy, Alessia Scriminich, Francesco Vedovato, Giuseppe Vallone, Paolo Villoresi
Publié dans: Optica, 7/4, 2020, Page(s) 284, ISSN 2334-2536
Éditeur: OSA Publishing
DOI: 10.1364/optica.381013

Asymptotic Security of Continuous-Variable Quantum Key Distribution with a Discrete Modulation

Auteurs: Shouvik Ghorai, Philippe Grangier, Eleni Diamanti, Anthony Leverrier
Publié dans: Physical Review X, 9/2, 2019, ISSN 2160-3308
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevx.9.021059

Optical and spin manipulation of non-Kramers rare-earth ions in a weak magnetic field for quantum memory applications

Auteurs: J. Etesse, A. Holzäpfel, A. Ortu, M. Afzelius
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 103/2, 2021, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.103.022618

Experimental quantum conference key agreement

Auteurs: Massimiliano Proietti, Joseph Ho, Federico Grasselli, Peter Barrow, Mehul Malik, Alessandro Fedrizzi
Publié dans: Science Advances, 7/23, 2021, Page(s) eabe0395, ISSN 2375-2548
Éditeur: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abe0395

Practical Quantum Key Distribution That is Secure Against Side Channels

Auteurs: Álvaro Navarrete, Margarida Pereira, Marcos Curty, Kiyoshi Tamaki
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 15/3, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: APS Physics
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.15.034072

Self-testing quantum random-number generator based on an energy bound

Auteurs: Davide Rusca, Thomas van Himbeeck, Anthony Martin, Jonatan Bohr Brask, Weixu Shi, Stefano Pironio, Nicolas Brunner, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 100/6, 2019, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.100.062338

Quantum key distribution with correlated sources

Auteurs: Margarida Pereira, Go Kato, Akihiro Mizutani, Marcos Curty, Kiyoshi Tamaki
Publié dans: Science Advances, 6/37, 2020, Page(s) eaaz4487, ISSN 2375-2548
Éditeur: AAAS
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz4487

Finite-key analysis for memory-assisted decoy-state quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Guillermo Currás Lorenzo, Mohsen Razavi
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 22/10, 2020, Page(s) 103005, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/abb16b

Beating the repeaterless bound with adaptive measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Róbert Trényi, Koji Azuma, Marcos Curty
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 21/11, 2019, Page(s) 113052, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab54aa

Zero-error attack against coherent-one-way quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Róbert Trényi, Marcos Curty
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 23/9, 2021, Page(s) 093005, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ac1e41

A trusted node–free eight-user metropolitan quantum communication network

Auteurs: Siddarth Koduru Joshi, Djeylan Aktas, Sören Wengerowsky, Martin Lončarić, Sebastian Philipp Neumann, Bo Liu, Thomas Scheidl, Guillermo Currás Lorenzo, Željko Samec, Laurent Kling, Alex Qiu, Mohsen Razavi, Mario Stipčević, John G. Rarity, Rupert Ursin
Publié dans: Science Advances, 6/36, 2020, Page(s) eaba0959, ISSN 2375-2548
Éditeur: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba0959

Efficient Time-Bin Encoding for Practical High-Dimensional Quantum Key Distribution

Auteurs: Ilaria Vagniluca, Beatrice Da Lio, Davide Rusca, Daniele Cozzolino, Yunhong Ding, Hugo Zbinden, Alessandro Zavatta, Leif K. Oxenløwe, Davide Bacco
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 14/1, 2020, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.14.014051

Experimental quantum key distribution beyond the repeaterless secret key capacity

Auteurs: M. Minder, M. Pittaluga, G. L. Roberts, M. Lucamarini, J. F. Dynes, Z. L. Yuan, A. J. Shields
Publié dans: Nature Photonics, 13/5, 2019, Page(s) 334-338, ISSN 1749-4885
Éditeur: Nature Pub. Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41566-019-0377-7

Finite-key analysis of loss-tolerant quantum key distribution based on random sampling theory

Auteurs: Guillermo Currás-Lorenzo, Álvaro Navarrete, Margarida Pereira, Kiyoshi Tamaki
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 104/1, 2021, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.104.012406

Simple Efficient Decoders for Quantum Key Distribution Over Quantum Repeaters with Encoding

Auteurs: Yumang Jing, Mohsen Razavi
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 15/4, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.15.044027

Tight finite-key security for twin-field quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Guillermo Currás-Lorenzo, Álvaro Navarrete, Koji Azuma, Go Kato, Marcos Curty, Mohsen Razavi
Publié dans: npj Quantum Information, 7/1, 2021, ISSN 2056-6387
Éditeur: Nature
DOI: 10.1038/s41534-020-00345-3

Simultaneous coherence enhancement of optical and microwave transitions in solid-state electronic spins

Auteurs: Antonio Ortu, Alexey Tiranov, Sacha Welinski, Florian Fröwis, Nicolas Gisin, Alban Ferrier, Philippe Goldner, Mikael Afzelius
Publié dans: Nature Materials, 17/8, 2018, Page(s) 671-675, ISSN 1476-1122
Éditeur: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41563-018-0138-x

Simple and high-speed polarization-based QKD

Auteurs: Fadri Grünenfelder, Alberto Boaron, Davide Rusca, Anthony Martin, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Applied Physics Letters, 112/5, 2018, Page(s) 051108, ISSN 0003-6951
Éditeur: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5016931

Finite-key analysis for the 1-decoy state QKD protocol

Auteurs: Davide Rusca, Alberto Boaron, Fadri Grünenfelder, Anthony Martin, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Applied Physics Letters, 112/17, 2018, Page(s) 171104, ISSN 0003-6951
Éditeur: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5023340

Simple 2.5 GHz time-bin quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Alberto Boaron, Boris Korzh, Raphael Houlmann, Gianluca Boso, Davide Rusca, Stuart Gray, Ming-Jun Li, Daniel Nolan, Anthony Martin, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Applied Physics Letters, 112/17, 2018, Page(s) 171108, ISSN 0003-6951
Éditeur: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5027030

Memory-assisted quantum key distribution resilient against multiple-excitation effects

Auteurs: Nicolò Lo Piparo, Neil Sinclair, Mohsen Razavi
Publié dans: Quantum Science and Technology, 3/1, 2018, Page(s) 014009, ISSN 2058-9565
Éditeur: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/2058-9565/aa9cfb

Security of quantum key distribution with iterative sifting

Auteurs: Kiyoshi Tamaki, Hoi-Kwong Lo, Akihiro Mizutani, Go Kato, Charles Ci Wen Lim, Koji Azuma, Marcos Curty
Publié dans: Quantum Science and Technology, 3/1, 2018, Page(s) 014002, ISSN 2058-9565
Éditeur: IPO Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/2058-9565/aa89bd

Memory-assisted quantum key distribution with a single nitrogen-vacancy center

Auteurs: Nicoló Lo Piparo, Mohsen Razavi, William J. Munro
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 96/5, 2017, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.96.052313

Finite-key security analysis for quantum key distribution with leaky sources

Auteurs: Weilong Wang, Kiyoshi Tamaki, Marcos Curty
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 20/8, 2018, Page(s) 083027, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/aad839

Experimental measurement-device-independent quantum digital signatures

Auteurs: 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
Publié dans: Nature Communications, 8/1, 2017, ISSN 2041-1723
Éditeur: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01245-5

Experimental measurement-device-independent quantum digital signatures over a metropolitan network

Auteurs: Hua-Lei Yin, Wei-Long Wang, Yan-Lin Tang, Qi Zhao, Hui Liu, Xiang-Xiang Sun, Wei-Jun Zhang, Hao Li, Ittoop Vergheese Puthoor, Li-Xing You, Erika Andersson, Zhen Wang, Yang Liu, Xiao Jiang, Xiongfeng Ma, Qiang Zhang, Marcos Curty, Teng-Yun Chen, Jian-Wei Pan
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 95/4, 2017, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.95.042338

Finite-key effects in multipartite quantum key distribution protocols

Auteurs: Federico Grasselli, Hermann Kampermann, Dagmar Bruß
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 20/11, 2018, Page(s) 113014, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/aaec34

Multimode and Long-Lived Quantum Correlations Between Photons and Spins in a Crystal

Auteurs: Cyril Laplane, Pierre Jobez, Jean Etesse, Nicolas Gisin, Mikael Afzelius
Publié dans: Physical Review Letters, 118/21, 2017, ISSN 0031-9007
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.210501

Patterning-effect mitigating intensity modulator for secure decoy-state quantum key distribution

Auteurs: G. L. Roberts, M. Pittaluga, M. Minder, M. Lucamarini, J. F. Dynes, Z. L. Yuan, A. J. Shields
Publié dans: Optics Letters, 43/20, 2018, Page(s) 5110, ISSN 0146-9592
Éditeur: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/ol.43.005110

Spectroscopic study of hyperfine properties in Yb 3 + 171 : Y 2

Auteurs: Alexey Tiranov, Antonio Ortu, Sacha Welinski, Alban Ferrier, Philippe Goldner, Nicolas Gisin, Mikael Afzelius
Publié dans: Physical Review B, 98/19, 2018, ISSN 2469-9950
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.98.195110

Secure Quantum Key Distribution over 421 km of Optical Fiber

Auteurs: Alberto Boaron, Gianluca Boso, Davide Rusca, Cédric Vulliez, Claire Autebert, Misael Caloz, Matthieu Perrenoud, Gaëtan Gras, Félix Bussières, Ming-Jun Li, Daniel Nolan, Anthony Martin, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Physical Review Letters, 121/19, 2018, ISSN 0031-9007
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.121.190502

Quantum repeaters in space

Auteurs: Carlo Liorni, Hermann Kampermann, Dagmar Bruß
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 23/5, 2021, Page(s) 053021, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/abfa63

Experimental test of sequential weak measurements for certified quantum randomness extraction

Auteurs: Giulio Foletto, Matteo Padovan, Marco Avesani, Hamid Tebyanian, Paolo Villoresi, Giuseppe Vallone
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 103/6, 2021, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.103.062206

Wavelength assignment in quantum access networks with hybrid wireless-fiber links

Auteurs: Sima Bahrani, Osama Elmabrok, Guillermo Currás Lorenzo, Mohsen Razavi
Publié dans: Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 36/3, 2019, Page(s) B99, ISSN 0740-3224
Éditeur: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/josab.36.000b99

Asymmetric twin-field quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Federico Grasselli, Álvaro Navarrete, Marcos Curty
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 21/11, 2019, Page(s) 113032, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab520e

Upper Security Bounds for Coherent-One-Way Quantum Key Distribution

Auteurs: Javier González-Payo, Róbert Trényi, Weilong Wang, Marcos Curty
Publié dans: Physical Review Letters, 125/26, 2020, ISSN 0031-9007
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.125.260510

Real-time interferometric quantum random number generation on chip

Auteurs: Thomas Roger, Taofiq Paraiso, Innocenzo De Marco, Davide G. Marangon, Zhiliang Yuan, Andrew J. Shields
Publié dans: Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 36/3, 2019, Page(s) B137, ISSN 0740-3224
Éditeur: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/josab.36.00b137

Fast self-testing quantum random number generator based on homodyne detection

Auteurs: Davide Rusca, Hamid Tebyanian, Anthony Martin, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Applied Physics Letters, 116/26, 2020, Page(s) 264004, ISSN 0003-6951
Éditeur: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0011479

Performance and security of 5 GHz repetition rate polarization-based quantum key distribution

Auteurs: Fadri Grünenfelder, Alberto Boaron, Davide Rusca, Anthony Martin, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Applied Physics Letters, 117/14, 2020, Page(s) 144003, ISSN 0003-6951
Éditeur: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0021468

A modulator-free quantum key distribution transmitter chip

Auteurs: Taofiq K. Paraïso, Innocenzo De Marco, Thomas Roger, Davide G. Marangon, James F. Dynes, Marco Lucamarini, Zhiliang Yuan, Andrew J. Shields
Publié dans: npj Quantum Information, 5/1, 2019, ISSN 2056-6387
Éditeur: Nature
DOI: 10.1038/s41534-019-0158-7

Quantum Entropy Model of an Integrated Quantum-Random-Number-Generator Chip

Auteurs: Gaëtan Gras, Anthony Martin, Jeong Woon Choi, Félix Bussières
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 15/5, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.15.054048

600-km repeater-like quantum communications with dual-band stabilization

Auteurs: Mirko Pittaluga, Mariella Minder, Marco Lucamarini, Mirko Sanzaro, Robert I. Woodward, Ming-Jun Li, Zhiliang Yuan, Andrew J. Shields
Publié dans: Nature Photonics, 15/7, 2021, Page(s) 530-535, ISSN 1749-4885
Éditeur: Nature Pub. Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41566-021-00811-0

Composable security of two-way continuous-variable quantum key distribution without active symmetrization

Auteurs: Shouvik Ghorai, Eleni Diamanti, Anthony Leverrier
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 99/1, 2019, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: APS Physics
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.99.012311

Quantum Conference Key Agreement: A Review

Auteurs: Gláucia Murta, Federico Grasselli, Hermann Kampermann, Dagmar Bruß
Publié dans: Advanced Quantum Technologies, 3/11, 2020, Page(s) 2000025, ISSN 2511-9044
Éditeur: Wiley
DOI: 10.1002/qute.202000025

Satellite-based links for quantum key distribution: beam effects and weather dependence

Auteurs: Carlo Liorni, Hermann Kampermann, Dagmar Bruß
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 21/9, 2019, Page(s) 093055, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab41a2

Security proof for a simplified Bennett-Brassard 1984 quantum-key-distribution protocol

Auteurs: Davide Rusca, Alberto Boaron, Marcos Curty, Anthony Martin, Hugo Zbinden
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 98/5, 2018, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: APS physics
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.98.052336

Direct measurement of the recovery time of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors

Auteurs: Claire Autebert, Gaëtan Gras, Emna Amri, Matthieu Perrenoud, Misael Caloz, Hugo Zbinden, Félix Bussières
Publié dans: Journal of Applied Physics, 128/7, 2020, Page(s) 074504, ISSN 0021-8979
Éditeur: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0007976

Quantum Keyless Private Communication Versus Quantum Key Distribution for Space Links

Auteurs: A. Vázquez-Castro, D. Rusca, H. Zbinden
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 16/1, 2021, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: America Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.16.014006

Beating direct transmission bounds for quantum key distribution with a multiple quantum memory station

Auteurs: Róbert Trényi, Norbert Lütkenhaus
Publié dans: Physical Review A, 101/1, 2020, ISSN 2469-9926
Éditeur: APS Physics
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.101.012325

Real-time operation of a multi-rate, multi-protocol quantum key distribution transmitter

Auteurs: Innocenzo De Marco, Robert I. Woodward, George L. Roberts, Taofiq K. Paraïso, Thomas Roger, Mirko Sanzaro, Marco Lucamarini, Zhiliang Yuan, Andrew J. Shields
Publié dans: Optica, 8/6, 2021, Page(s) 911, ISSN 2334-2536
Éditeur: Optica Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1364/optica.423517

Conference key agreement with single-photon interference

Auteurs: Federico Grasselli, Hermann Kampermann, Dagmar Bruß
Publié dans: New Journal of Physics, 21/12, 2019, Page(s) 123002, ISSN 1367-2630
Éditeur: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab573e

Quantum Key Distribution Over Quantum Repeaters with Encoding: Using Error Detection as an Effective Postselection Tool

Auteurs: Yumang Jing, Daniel Alsina, Mohsen Razavi
Publié dans: Physical Review Applied, 14/6, 2020, ISSN 2331-7019
Éditeur: APS Physics
DOI: 10.1103/physrevapplied.14.064037