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  1. High-dimensional quantum key distribution (HD-QKD) encoded by orbital angular momentum (OAM) presents significant advantages in terms of information capacity. However, perturbations caused by free-space atmosp...

    Authors: Jia-Hao Li, Jie Tang, Xing-Yu Wang, Yang Xue, Hui-Cun Yu, Zhi-Feng Deng, Yue-Xiang Cao, Ying Liu, Dan Wu, Hao-Ran Hu, Ya Wang, Hua-Zhi Lun, Jia-Hua Wei, Bo Zhang, Bo Liu and Lei Shi
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:40
  2. In the context of the second quantum revolution, the ability to manipulate quantum systems is already used for various techniques and a growing number of technology demonstrators, mostly with low energy photon...

    Authors: S. Ujeniuc and R. Suvaila
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:39
  3. Quantum computing (QC) is a new and disruptive technology with large economic potential especially in application and downstream value creation stages. Hence, it is important for an economy to understand the c...

    Authors: Julia Binder, Lara Hachmann and Sebastian Luber
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:38
  4. Secure semi-quantum summation entails the collective computation of the sum of private secrets by multi-untrustworthy and resource-limited participants, facilitated by a quantum third-party. This paper introdu...

    Authors: Yuan Tian, Nanyijia Zhang, Chongqiang Ye, Genqing Bian and Jian Li
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:35
  5. Quantum entanglement is a challenging concept within the field of physics education, often eluding a full grasp by both educators and learners alike. In this paper, we report findings from a two-phase empirica...

    Authors: Michael Brang, Helena Franke, Franziska Greinert, Malte S. Ubben, Fabian Hennig and Philipp Bitzenbauer
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:33
  6. With a growing interest in quantum technology globally, there is an increasing need for accessing relevant physical systems for education and research. In this paper we introduce a commercially available on-si...

    Authors: Jami Rönkkö, Olli Ahonen, Ville Bergholm, Alessio Calzona, Attila Geresdi, Hermanni Heimonen, Johannes Heinsoo, Vladimir Milchakov, Stefan Pogorzalek, Matthew Sarsby, Mykhailo Savytskyi, Stefan Seegerer, Fedor Šimkovic IV, P. V. Sriluckshmy, Panu T. Vesanen and Mikio Nakahara
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:32
  7. We showcase the digital quantum simulation of the action of a Hamiltonian that governs the interaction between a quantum mechanical oscillator and an optical field, generating quantum entanglement between them...

    Authors: Pablo Guillermo Carmona Rufo, Anupam Mazumdar, Sougato Bose and Carlos Sabín
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:31
  8. Due to its large electric dipole moment, the Rydberg atom exhibits a strong response to weak electric fields, hence it is regarded as a highly promising atomic antenna. However, to enhance the reception sensit...

    Authors: Bo Wu, Yan-Li Zhou, Zhen-Ke Ding, Rui-Qi Mao, Si-Xian Qian, Zhi-Qian Wan, Yi Liu, Qiang An, Yi Lin and Yun-Qi Fu
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:30
  9. Quantum physics (QP) education at the secondary school level is still in its infancy. Not only is there ongoing discussion about how to teach this subject, but there is also a lack of coherence in the selectio...

    Authors: Avraham Merzel, Philipp Bitzenbauer, Kim Krijtenburg-Lewerissa, Kirsten Stadermann, Erica Andreotti, Daria Anttila, Maria Bondani, Maria Luisa (Marilù) Chiofalo, Sergej Faletič, Renaat Frans, Simon Goorney, Franziska Greinert, Leon Jurčić, Zdeňka Koupilová, Massimiliano Malgieri, Rainer Müller…
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:27
  10. The classical moving target segmentation (MTS) algorithm in a video can segment the moving targets out by calculating frame by frame, but the algorithm encounters a real-time problem as the data increases. Rec...

    Authors: Lu Wang, Yuxiang Liu, Fanxu Meng, Wenjie Liu, Zaichen Zhang and Xutao Yu
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:26
  11. Rydberg atom-based superheterodyne with additional local oscillator (LO) signal is a novel approach to detect electric field with high measured sensitivity. However, the LO signal is often supplied to the atom...

    Authors: Bo Wu, Dunwei Liao, Zhenke Ding, Kai Yang, Yi Liu, Di Sang, Qiang An and Yunqi Fu
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:22
  12. We demonstrate an implementation of the precise test of dimension on the qubit, using the public IBM quantum computer, using the determinant dimension witness. The accuracy is below 10−3 comparing to maximal poss...

    Authors: Tomasz Białecki, Tomasz Rybotycki, Josep Batle, Jakub Tworzydło and Adam Bednorz
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:21
  13. The properties of strongly-coupled lattice gauge theories at finite density as well as in real time have largely eluded first-principles studies on the lattice. This is due to the failure of importance samplin...

    Authors: Michael Fromm, Owe Philipsen, Michael Spannowsky and Christopher Winterowd
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:20
  14. Quantum circuit optimization is an inevitable task with the current noisy quantum backends. This task is considered non-trivial due to the varying circuits’ complexities in addition to hardware-specific noise,...

    Authors: Norhan Elsayed Amer, Walid Gomaa, Keiji Kimura, Kazunori Ueda and Ahmed El-Mahdy
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:19
  15. In this paper, by utilizing d-dimensional single-particle states, three semiquantum cryptography protocols, i.e., the multi-party semiquantum private comparison (MSQPC) protocol, the multi-party semiquantum multi...

    Authors: Jiang-Yuan Lian and Tian-Yu Ye
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:17
  16. Despite rapid growth of quantum information science (QIS) workforce development initiatives, perceived lack of agreement among faculty on core content has made prior research-based curriculum and assessment de...

    Authors: Josephine C. Meyer, Gina Passante, Steven J. Pollock and Bethany R. Wilcox
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:16
  17. Random number generators (RNG) based on quantum mechanics are captivating due to their security and unpredictability compared to conventional generators, such as pseudo-random number generators and hardware-ra...

    Authors: Hamid Tebyanian, Mujtaba Zahidy, Ronny Müller, Søren Forchhammer, Davide Bacco and Leif. K. Oxenløwe
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:15
  18. Quantum algorithms for simulating quantum systems provide a clear and provable advantage over classical algorithms in fault-tolerant settings. There is also interest in quantum algorithms and their implementat...

    Authors: I. J. David, I. Sinayskiy and F. Petruccione
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:14
  19. Spin noise based quantum random number generators first appeared in 2008 and have since then garnered little further interest, in part because their bit rate is limited by the transverse relaxation time

    Authors: Matija Koterle, Samo Beguš, Jure Pirman, Tadej Mežnaršič, Katja Gosar, Erik Zupanič, Rok Žitko and Peter Jeglič
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:11
  20. A powerful and robust control system is a crucial, often neglected, pillar of any modern, complex physics experiment that requires the management of a multitude of different devices and their precise time sync...

    Authors: M. Volponi, S. Huck, R. Caravita, J. Zielinski, G. Kornakov, G. Kasprowicz, D. Nowicka, T. Rauschendorfer, B. Rienäcker, F. Prelz, M. Auzins, B. Bergmann, P. Burian, R. S. Brusa, A. Camper, F. Castelli…
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:10
  21. In recent years, variational quantum algorithms such as the Quantum Approximation Optimization Algorithm (QAOA) have gained popularity as they provide the hope of using NISQ devices to tackle hard combinatoria...

    Authors: Yash J. Patel, Sofiene Jerbi, Thomas Bäck and Vedran Dunjko
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:6
  22. Three-dimensional device integration facilitates the construction of superconducting quantum information processors with more than several tens of qubits by distributing elements such as control wires, qubits,...

    Authors: Graham J. Norris, Laurent Michaud, David Pahl, Michael Kerschbaum, Christopher Eichler, Jean-Claude Besse and Andreas Wallraff
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:5
  23. We propose a Rydberg atom-based receiver for amplitude-modulation (AM) reception utilizing a dual-tone microwave field. The pseudo-random binary sequence (PRBS) signal is encoded in the basic microwave field (...

    Authors: Jinpeng Yuan, Ting Jin, Yang Yan, Liantuan Xiao, Suotang Jia and Lirong Wang
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2024 11:2
  24. Decoy-state quantum key distribution (QKD) is undoubtedly the most efficient solution to handle multi-photon signals emitted by laser sources, and provides the same secret key rate scaling as ideal single-phot...

    Authors: Xoel Sixto, Guillermo Currás-Lorenzo, Kiyoshi Tamaki and Marcos Curty
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:53
  25. A satellite-constellation based global quantum network could allow secure quantum communication between remote users worldwide. Such a constellation could be formed of micro- or even nanosatellites, which have...

    Authors: Alexander V. Miller, Liubov V. Pismeniuk, Alexey V. Duplinsky, Vitaly E. Merzlinkin, Aleksandr A. Plukchi, Kseniia A. Tikhonova, Ivan S. Nesterov, Dmitry O. Sevryukov, Sergey D. Levashov, Vladimir V. Fetisov, Sergei V. Krasnopejev and Ruslan M. Bakhshaliev
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:52
  26. We investigate the response bandwidth of a superheterodyne Rydberg receiver at a room-temperature vapor cell, and present an architecture of multi-channel lasers excitation to increase the response bandwidth a...

    Authors: Jinlian Hu, Yuechun Jiao, Yunhui He, Hao Zhang, Linjie Zhang, Jianming Zhao and Suotang Jia
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:51
  27. The quantum entanglement distribution network, serviced as the communication infrastructure which distributes quantum information among remote users, enables many applications beyond the reach of classical net...

    Authors: Bang-Ying Tang, Ming Tian, Huan Chen, Hui Han, Han Zhou, Si-Chen Li, Bo Xu, Rui-Fang Dong, Bo Liu and Wan-Rong Yu
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:50
  28. Quantum random number generator (QRNG) based on the inherent randomness of fundamental quantum processes can provide provable true random numbers which play an important role in many fields. However, the secur...

    Authors: Yuan-Hao Li, Yang-Yang Fei, Wei-Long Wang, Xiang-Dong Meng, Hong Wang, Qian-Heng Duan, Yu Han and Zhi Ma
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:49
  29. Entity authentication is crucial for ensuring secure quantum communication as it helps confirm the identity of participants before transmitting any confidential information. We propose a practical entity authe...

    Authors: Hojoong Park, Byung Kwon Park, Min Ki Woo, Min-Sung Kang, Ji-Woong Choi, Ju-Sung Kang, Yongjin Yeom and Sang-Wook Han
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:48
  30. The need to pump single electrons with a high degree of accuracy and fidelity has led to the development of a range of different pump and turnstile designs. Previous pumping mechanisms have all demonstrated th...

    Authors: Mark D. Blumenthal, Declan Mahony, Salahuddeen Ahmad, Dominique Gouveia, Hume Howe, Harvey E. Beere, Thomas Mitchel, Dave A. Ritchie and Michael Pepper
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:46
  31. In practical quantum error correction implementations, the measurement of syndrome information is an unreliable step—typically modeled as a binary measurement outcome flipped with some probability. However, th...

    Authors: Nithin Raveendran, Javier Valls, Asit Kumar Pradhan, Narayanan Rengaswamy, Francisco Garcia-Herrero and Bane Vasić
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:45
  32. A large class of optimisation problems can be mapped to the Ising model where all details are encoded in the coupling of spins. The task of the original mathematical optimisation is then equivalent to finding ...

    Authors: Mojdeh S. Najafabadi, Daniel Schumayer, Chee-Kong Lee, Dieter Jaksch and David A. W. Hutchinson
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:44

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