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  1. 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
  2. Measurement outcomes on quantum systems exhibit inherent randomness and are fundamentally nondeterministic. This has enabled quantum physics to set new standards for the generation of true randomness with sign...

    Authors: K. Muhammed Shafi, Prateek Chawla, Abhaya S. Hegde, R. S. Gayatri, A. Padhye and C. M. Chandrashekar
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:43
  3. Authors: Kenton M. Barnes, Anton Buyskikh, Nicholas Y. Chen, Gabriel Gallardo, Marco Ghibaudi, Matthew J. A. Ruszala, Daniel S. Underwood, Abhishek Agarwal, Deep Lall, Ivan Rungger and Nikolaos Schoinas
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:42

    The original article was published in EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:36

  4. High-impedance resonators are a promising contender for realizing long-distance entangling gates between spin qubits. Often, the fabrication of spin qubits relies on the use of gate dielectrics which are detri...

    Authors: J. H. Ungerer, D. Sarmah, A. Kononov, J. Ridderbos, R. Haller, L. Y. Cheung and C. Schönenberger
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:41
  5. Quantum key distribution (QKD) can provide information-theoretically secure keys for two parties of legitimate communication, and information reconciliation, as an indispensable component of QKD systems, can c...

    Authors: Shenshen Yang, Zhilei Yan, Hongzhao Yang, Qing Lu, Zhenguo Lu, Liuyong Cheng, Xiangyang Miao and Yongmin Li
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:40
  6. Measurement sensitivity is one of the critical indicators for Rydberg atomic radio receivers. This work quantitatively studies the relationship between the atomic superheterodyne receiver’s sensitivity and the...

    Authors: Peng Zhang, Mingyong Jing, Zheng Wang, Yan Peng, Shaoxin Yuan, Hao Zhang, Liantuan Xiao, Suotang Jia and Linjie Zhang
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:39
  7. A quantum channel is a physical media able to carry quantum signals. Quantum key distribution (QKD) requires direct quantum channels between every pair of prepare-and-measure modules. This requirement heavily ...

    Authors: Hans H. Brunner, Chi-Hang Fred Fung, Momtchil Peev, Rubén B. Méndez, Laura Ortiz, Juan P. Brito, Vicente Martín, José M. Rivas-Moscoso, Felipe Jiménez, Antonio A. Pastor and Diego R. López
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:38
  8. Steady progress is being made in the development of quantum computing platforms based on different types of qubit technologies. Each platform requires bespoke strategies to maximise the efficiency of the quant...

    Authors: Kenton M. Barnes, Anton Buyskikh, Nicholas Y. Chen, Gabriel Gallardo, Marco Ghibaudi, Matthew J. A. Ruszala, Daniel S. Underwood, Abhishek Agarwal, Deep Lall, Ivan Rungger and Nikolaos Schoinas
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:36

    The Correction to this article has been published in EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:42

  9. Quantum authentication is a fundamental first step that ensures secure quantum communication. Although various quantum authentication methods have been proposed recently, their implementation efficiency is lim...

    Authors: Na-Hee Lim, Ji-Woong Choi, Min-Sung Kang, Hyung-Jin Yang and Sang-Wook Han
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:35
  10. We explore the ground state cooling and quantum synchronization of the mechanical and low-frequency inductor-capacitor (LC) resonators in a hybrid three-mode optoelectromechanical system, in which the mechanic...

    Authors: Liang Wang, Wei Zhang, Shutian Liu, Shou Zhang and Hong-Fu Wang
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:34
  11. Quantum key distribution (QKD) can help distant agents to share unconditional secret keys, and the achievable secret key rate can be enhanced with the help of decoy-state protocol. To implement QKD experimenta...

    Authors: Jun Teng, Shuang Wang, Zhen-Qiang Yin, Wei Chen, Guan-Jie Fan-Yuan, Guang-Can Guo and Zheng-Fu Han
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:33
  12. We present an industrial end-user perspective on the current state of quantum computing hardware for one specific technological approach, the neutral atom platform. Our aim is to assist developers in understan...

    Authors: Karen Wintersperger, Florian Dommert, Thomas Ehmer, Andrey Hoursanov, Johannes Klepsch, Wolfgang Mauerer, Georg Reuber, Thomas Strohm, Ming Yin and Sebastian Luber
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:32
  13. We study lattice gauge theory with discrete, non-Abelian gauge groups. We extend the formalism of previous studies on D-Wave’s quantum annealer as a computing platform to finite, simply reducible gauge groups....

    Authors: Michael Fromm, Owe Philipsen and Christopher Winterowd
    Citation: EPJ Quantum Technology 2023 10:31
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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

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