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  1. The information-theoretic unconditional security offered by quantum key distribution has spurred the development of larger quantum communication networks. However, as these networks grow so does the strong nee...

    Authors: Matej Peranić, Marcus Clark, Rui Wang, Sima Bahrani, Obada Alia, Sören Wengerowsky, Anton Radman, Martin Lončarić, Mario Stipčević, John Rarity, Reza Nejabati and Siddarth Koduru Joshi
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:30
  2. A scheme for measuring microwave (MW) electric (E) fields is proposed based on bichromatic electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) in Rydberg atoms. A bichromatic control field drives the excited state ...

    Authors: Mingzhi Han, He Hao, Xiaoyun Song, Zheng Yin, Michal Parniak, Zhengmao Jia and Yandong Peng
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:28
  3. We present a source of states for Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) based on a modular design exploiting the iPOGNAC, a stable, low-error, and calibration-free polarization modulation scheme, for both intensity a...

    Authors: Federico Berra, Costantino Agnesi, Andrea Stanco, Marco Avesani, Sebastiano Cocchi, Paolo Villoresi and Giuseppe Vallone
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:27
  4. Quantum state tomography (QST) represents an essential tool for the characterization, verification, and validation (QCVV) of quantum processors. Only for a few idealized scenarios, there are analytic results f...

    Authors: Violeta N. Ivanova-Rohling, Niklas Rohling and Guido Burkard
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:25
  5. Rydberg atom-based sensors using the atomic heterodyne technique demonstrate prominent performance on sensing sensitivity and thus have significant potential for radar, electronic reconnaissance, and communica...

    Authors: Kai Yang, Ruiqi Mao, Li He, Jiawei Yao, Jianbing Li, Zhanshan Sun and Yunqi Fu
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:23
  6. Attacks that control single-photon detectors in quantum key distribution using tailored bright illumination are capable of eavesdropping the secret key. Here we report an automated testbench that checks the de...

    Authors: Polina Acheva, Konstantin Zaitsev, Vladimir Zavodilenko, Anton Losev, Anqi Huang and Vadim Makarov
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:22
  7. Semi-quantum protocols serve as a bridge between quantum users and “classical” users with limited quantum capabilities, providing support for application scenarios that cannot afford the excessively high cost ...

    Authors: Chong-Qiang Ye, Jian Li, Xiu-Bo Chen, Yanyan Hou and Zhuo Wang
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:21
  8. Continuous-variable quantum key distribution (CV-QKD) provides a theoretical unconditionally secure solution to distribute symmetric keys among users in a communication network. However, the practical devices ...

    Authors: Daniel Pereira, Margarida Almeida, Armando N. Pinto and Nuno A. Silva
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:20
  9. A theoretical scheme is proposed to generate significant amount of photon-phonon entanglement and asymmetric steering in a cavity magnomechanical system, which is constituted by trapping a yttrium iron garnet ...

    Authors: Tian-Ang Zheng, Ye Zheng, Lei Wang and Chang-Geng Liao
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:19
  10. Semi-quantum key distribution describes a system in which a fully quantum user and classical user perform key distribution. The main advantage of key distribution is its security. Owing to the bottlenecks of e...

    Authors: Shuang Dong, Shang Mi, Qingcheng Hou, Yutao Huang, Jindong Wang, Yafei Yu, Zhengjun Wei, Zhiming Zhang and Junbin Fang
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:18
  11. Quantum steering plays a crucial role in quantum communication and one-way quantum computation. Here, we study quantum steering between two magnon modes in a cavity-magnonics system by applying a two-photon dr...

    Authors: Nan Wang, Zhi-Bo Yang, Shi-Yan Li, Ting-Ting Dong and Ai-Dong Zhu
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:15
  12. Studying the propagation of failure probabilities in interconnected systems such as electrical distribution networks is traditionally performed by means of Monte Carlo simulations. In this paper, we propose a ...

    Authors: Gines Carrascal, Guillermo Botella, Alberto del Barrio and David Kremer
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:13
  13. Coherent detection (homodyne detection/heterodyne detection) and single photon detection are commonly applied in classical communication and quantum communication/receiver respectively. In this paper, we first...

    Authors: Tianyi Wu, Yang Ran, Zichao Zhou, Chang Guo, Kai Li and Chen Dong
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:12
  14. Coherent manipulation of atoms with atom-optic light pulses is central to atom interferometry. Achieving high pulse efficiency is essential for enhancing fringe contrast and sensitivity, in particular for larg...

    Authors: Samuel Lellouch, Oliver Ennis, Ramiz Haditalab, Mehdi Langlois and Michael Holynski
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:9
  15. Variational quantum machine learning algorithms have become the focus of recent research on how to utilize near-term quantum devices for machine learning tasks. They are considered suitable for this as the cir...

    Authors: Andrea Skolik, Stefano Mangini, Thomas Bäck, Chiara Macchiavello and Vedran Dunjko
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:8
  16. Maintaining the polarization state in communication terminals is vital for polarization-encoding free-space quantum key distribution (QKD). Wave plate group phase mismatch caused by manufacturing errors, compl...

    Authors: Yongjian Tan, Liang Zhang, Tianxing Sun, Zhihua Song, Jincai Wu and Zhiping He
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:6
  17. This work presents the results from the experimental evaluation of a quantum random number generator circuit over a period of 300 minutes based on a single chip fabricated on the InP platform. The circuit layo...

    Authors: Themistoklis Chrysostomidis, Ioannis Roumpos, David Alvarez Outerelo, Marcos Troncoso-Costas, Valentina Moskalenko, Juan Carlos Garcia-Escartin, Francisco J. Diaz-Otero and Konstantinos Vyrsokinos
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:5
  18. We introduce the Real Quantum Amplitude Estimation (RQAE) algorithm, an extension of Quantum Amplitude Estimation (QAE) which is sensitive to the sign of the amplitude. RQAE is an iterative algorithm which off...

    Authors: Alberto Manzano, Daniele Musso and Álvaro Leitao
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:2
  19. The field of quantum metrology seeks to apply quantum techniques and/or resources to classical sensing approaches with the goal of enhancing the precision in the estimation of a parameter beyond what can be ac...

    Authors: Timothy S. Woodworth, Carla Hermann-Avigliano, Kam Wai Clifford Chan and Alberto M. Marino
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:38
  20. Despite the recent progress in quantum computational algorithms for chemistry, there is a dearth of quantum computational simulations focused on material science applications, especially for the energy sector,...

    Authors: Gabriel Greene-Diniz, David Zsolt Manrique, Wassil Sennane, Yann Magnin, Elvira Shishenina, Philippe Cordier, Philip Llewellyn, Michal Krompiec, Marko J. Rančić and David Muñoz Ramo
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:37
  21. For many manufacturing companies, the production line is very important. In recent years, the number of small-quantity, high-mix products have been increasing, and the identification of good and defective prod...

    Authors: Takao Tomono and Satoko Natsubori
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:35
  22. In this paper, a novel semiquantum private comparison (SQPC) protocol based on single kind of Bell states is proposed, which allows two classical parties to judge the equality of their private inputs securely ...

    Authors: Mao-Jie Geng, Ying Chen, Tian-Jie Xu and Tian-Yu Ye
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:36
  23. Stimulated Raman adiabatic passage is a well-known technique for quantum population transfer due to its robustness again various sources of noises. Here we consider quantum population transfer from one spin to...

    Authors: Wei Huang, Wentao Zhang, Xinwei Du and Chu Guo
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:34
  24. The Second Quantum Revolution facilitates the engineering of new classes of sensors, communication technologies, and computers with unprecedented capabilities. Supply chains for quantum technologies are emergi...

    Authors: Oskar van Deventer, Nicolas Spethmann, Marius Loeffler, Michele Amoretti, Rob van den Brink, Natalia Bruno, Paolo Comi, Noel Farrugia, Marco Gramegna, Andreas Jenet, Ben Kassenberg, Wojciech Kozlowski, Thomas Länger, Tobias Lindstrom, Vicente Martin, Niels Neumann…
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:33
  25. Current quantum processing technology is generally noisy with a limited number of qubits, stressing the importance of quantum state fidelity estimation. The complexity of this problem is mainly due to not only...

    Authors: Norhan Elsayed Amer, Walid Gomaa, Keiji Kimura, Kazunori Ueda and Ahmed El-Mahdy
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:31
  26. We summarise the discussions at a virtual Community Workshop on Cold Atoms in Space concerning the status of cold atom technologies, the prospective scientific and societal opportunities offered by their deplo...

    Authors: Iván Alonso, Cristiano Alpigiani, Brett Altschul, Henrique Araújo, Gianluigi Arduini, Jan Arlt, Leonardo Badurina, Antun Balaž, Satvika Bandarupally, Barry C. Barish, Michele Barone, Michele Barsanti, Steven Bass, Angelo Bassi, Baptiste Battelier, Charles F. A. Baynham…
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:30
  27. We present a noise deconvolution technique to remove a wide class of noises when performing arbitrary measurements on qubit systems. In particular, we derive the inverse map of the most common single qubit noi...

    Authors: Stefano Mangini, Lorenzo Maccone and Chiara Macchiavello
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:29
  28. The second quantum revolution has been producing groundbreaking scientific and technological outputs since the early 2000s; however, the scientific literature on the impact of this revolution on the industry, ...

    Authors: Zeki Can Seskir, Ramis Korkmaz and Arsev Umur Aydinoglu
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:27
  29. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Deep Space Quantum Link mission concept enables a unique set of science experiments by establishing robust quantum optical links across extremely long baseli...

    Authors: Makan Mohageg, Luca Mazzarella, Charis Anastopoulos, Jason Gallicchio, Bei-Lok Hu, Thomas Jennewein, Spencer Johnson, Shih-Yuin Lin, Alexander Ling, Christoph Marquardt, Matthias Meister, Raymond Newell, Albert Roura, Wolfgang P. Schleich, Christian Schubert, Dmitry V. Strekalov…
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:25
  30. We study potential security vulnerabilities of a single-photon detector based on superconducting transition-edge sensor. In one experiment, we show that an adversary could fake a photon number result at a cert...

    Authors: Poompong Chaiwongkhot, Jiaqiang Zhong, Anqi Huang, Hao Qin, Sheng-cai Shi and Vadim Makarov
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:23
  31. The progress of charge manipulation in semiconductor-based nanoscale devices opened up a novel route to realise a flying qubit with a single electron. In the present review, we introduce the concept of these e...

    Authors: Hermann Edlbauer, Junliang Wang, Thierry Crozes, Pierre Perrier, Seddik Ouacel, Clément Geffroy, Giorgos Georgiou, Eleni Chatzikyriakou, Antonio Lacerda-Santos, Xavier Waintal, D. Christian Glattli, Preden Roulleau, Jayshankar Nath, Masaya Kataoka, Janine Splettstoesser, Matteo Acciai…
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:21
  32. We examine the prospects of utilizing matter-wave Fabry–Pérot interferometers for enhanced inertial sensing applications. Our study explores such tunneling-based sensors for the measurement of accelerations in...

    Authors: Patrik Schach, Alexander Friedrich, Jason R. Williams, Wolfgang P. Schleich and Enno Giese
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:20
  33. Quantum optimal control, a toolbox for devising and implementing the shapes of external fields that accomplish given tasks in the operation of a quantum device in the best way possible, has evolved into one of...

    Authors: Christiane P. Koch, Ugo Boscain, Tommaso Calarco, Gunther Dirr, Stefan Filipp, Steffen J. Glaser, Ronnie Kosloff, Simone Montangero, Thomas Schulte-Herbrüggen, Dominique Sugny and Frank K. Wilhelm
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2022 9:19

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