- Quantum quasi-Zeno dynamics: Transitions mediated by frequent projective measurements near the Zeno regime

Author(s): T. J. Elliott and V. VedralFrequent observation of a quantum system leads to quantum Zeno physics, where the system evolution is constrained to states commensurate with the measurement outc … - Isotropy and control of dissipative quantum dynamics

Author(s): Benjamin Dive, Daniel Burgarth, and Florian MintertWe investigate the problem of what evolutions an open quantum system described by a time-local master equation can undergo with universal … - Pinning of fermionic occupation numbers: Higher spatial dimensions and spin

Author(s): Felix Tennie, Vlatko Vedral, and Christian SchillingThe role of the generalized Pauli constraints (GPCs) in higher spatial dimensions and by incorporating spin degrees of freedom is systema … - Efficient recycling strategies for preparing large Fock states from single-photon sources: Applications to quantum metrology

Author(s): Keith R. Motes, Ryan L. Mann, Jonathan P. Olson, Nicholas M. Studer, E. Annelise Bergeron, Alexei Gilchrist, Jonathan P. Dowling, Dominic W. Berry, and Peter P. RohdeFock states are a funda … - van der Waals interactions between excited atoms in generic environments

Author(s): Pablo Barcellona, Roberto Passante, Lucia Rizzuto, and Stefan Yoshi BuhmannWe consider the van der Waals force involving excited atoms in general environments, constituted by magnetodielect … - Raman transitions between hyperfine clock states in a magnetic trap

Author(s): J. B. Naber, L. Torralbo-Campo, T. Hubert, and R. J. C. SpreeuwWe present our experimental investigation of an optical Raman transition between the magnetic clock states of ^{87}Rb in an at … - Effect of rotational-state-dependent molecular alignment on the optical dipole force

Author(s): Lee Yeong Kim, Ju Hyeon Lee, Hye Ah Kim, Sang Kyu Kwak, Bretislav Friedrich, and Bum Suk Zhao (조범석)The properties of molecule-optical elements such as lenses or prisms based on the interact … - Collective dipole-dipole interactions in an atomic array

Author(s): R. T. Sutherland and F. RobicheauxThe coherent photon scattering of atoms in an atomic array is studied. It is found that due to cooperative photon exchanges, the excitation probability of … - Efficient measurement-device-independent detection of multipartite entanglement structure

Author(s): Qi Zhao, Xiao Yuan, and Xiongfeng MaWitnessing entanglement is crucial in quantum information processing. With properly preparing ancillary states, it has been shown previously that genuine … - Nonlinear optical responses of multiply ionized noble gases: Dispersion and spin multiplicity effects

Author(s): M. Tarazkar, D. A. Romanov, and R. J. LevisDynamic second-order hyperpolarizabilities of atomic noble gases and their multiply ionized ions are computed using ab initio multiconfigurational … - Parametric interference effect in nonresonant spontaneous bremsstrahlung of an electron in the field of a nucleus and two pulsed laser waves

Author(s): A. A. Lebed', E. A. Padusenko, S. P. Roshchupkin, and V. V. DubovNonresonant spontaneous bremsstrahlung of an electron scattered by a nucleus in the field of two moderately strong puls … - Vibrationally resolved electron-nuclear energy sharing in above-threshold multiphoton dissociation of CO

Author(s): Xufei Sun, Min Li, Yun Shao, Ming-Ming Liu, Xiguo Xie, Yongkai Deng, Chengyin Wu, Qihuang Gong, and Yunquan LiuWe study the photon energy sharing between the photoelectron and the nuclei in … - Ultrafast x-ray-induced nuclear dynamics in diatomic molecules using femtosecond x-ray-pump–x-ray-probe spectroscopy

Author(s): C. S. Lehmann, A. Picón, C. Bostedt, A. Rudenko, A. Marinelli, D. Moonshiram, T. Osipov, D. Rolles, N. Berrah, C. Bomme, M. Bucher, G. Doumy, B. Erk, K. R. Ferguson, T. Gorkhover, P. J. Ho, … - Generation of energy-entangled W states via parametric fluorescence in integrated devices

Author(s): M. Menotti, L. Maccone, J. E. Sipe, and M. LiscidiniTripartite entangled states, such as Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger and W states, are typically generated by manipulating two pairs of polar … - Dependence of high-order-harmonic generation on dipole moment in SiO_{2} crystals

Author(s): Chao Yu, Xirui Zhang, Shicheng Jiang, Xu Cao, Guanglu Yuan, Tong Wu, Lihua Bai, and Ruifeng LuHigh-order-harmonic generation in α-quartz SiO_{2} is theoretically investigated under a strong … - Two-band superfluidity and intrinsic Josephson effect in alkaline-earth-metal Fermi gases across an orbital Feshbach resonance

Author(s): M. IskinWe first show that the many-body Hamiltonian governing the physical properties of an alkaline-earth ^{173}Yb Fermi gas across the recently realized orbital Feshbach resonance is exa … - Glassy behavior in a one-dimensional continuous-wave erbium-doped random fiber laser

Author(s): Anderson S. L. Gomes, Bismarck C. Lima, Pablo I. R. Pincheira, André L. Moura, Mathieu Gagné, Ernesto P. Raposo, Cid B. de Araújo, and Raman KashyapThe photonic analog of the paramagnetic t … - Measurement-induced long-distance entanglement of superconducting qubits using optomechanical transducers

Author(s): Ondřej Černotík and Klemens HammererAlthough superconducting systems provide a promising platform for quantum computing, their networking poses a challenge because they cannot be interfaced … - Entanglement dynamics in Heisenberg spin chains coupled to a dissipative environment at finite temperature

Author(s): Gehad Sadiek and Samaher AlmalkiWe consider a finite one-dimensional Heisenberg XYZ spin chain under the influence of a dissipative Lindblad environment obeying the Born-Markovian constrain … - Nonperturbative embedding for highly nonlocal Hamiltonians

Author(s): Yiğit Subaşı and Christopher JarzynskiThe need for Hamiltonians with many-body interactions arises in various applications of quantum computing. However, interactions beyond two-body are di … - Casimir-Polder effect for a stack of conductive planes

Author(s): Nail Khusnutdinov, Rashid Kashapov, and Lilia M. WoodsThe Casimir-Polder interaction between an atom and a multilayered system composed of infinitely thin planes is considered using the ζ-f … - Propagation of intense and short circularly polarized pulses in a molecular gas: From multiphoton ionization to nonlinear macroscopic effects

Author(s): M. Lytova, E. Lorin, and A. D. BandraukWe present a detailed analysis of the propagation dynamics of short and intense circularly polarized pulses in an aligned diatomic gas. Compared to li … - Time-resolved internal-electron-scattering effect of H_{2} ^{+} in enhanced ionization regions

Author(s): Yang Li, Yueming Zhou, Mingrui He, Min Li, Pengfei Lan, and Peixiang LuWe theoretically investigate the electron interference dynamics of H_{2}^{+} in an intense infrared laser field. At in … - Relativistic calculations of angle-dependent photoemission time delay

Author(s): Anatoli Kheifets, Ankur Mandal, Pranawa C. Deshmukh, Valeriy K. Dolmatov, David A. Keating, and Steven T. MansonAngular dependence of photoemission time delay for the valence np_{3/2} and n … - Information and backaction due to phase-contrast-imaging measurements of cold atomic gases: Beyond Gaussian states

Author(s): Ebubechukwu O. Ilo-Okeke and Tim ByrnesWe further examine a theory of phase contrast imaging (PCI) of cold atomic gases, first introduced by us in Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 233602 (2014). We mo … - Dynamics and thermalization of a Bose-Einstein condensate in a Sinai-oscillator trap

Author(s): Leonardo Ermann, Eduardo Vergini, and Dima L. ShepelyanskyWe study numerically the evolution of Bose-Einstein condensate in the Sinai-oscillator trap described by the Gross-Pitaevskii equat … - Filtration and extraction of quantum states from classical inputs

Author(s): Chang-Ling Zou, Liang Jiang, Xu-Bo Zou, and Guang-Can GuoWe propose using a nonlinear Mach-Zehnder interferometer (NMZI) to efficiently prepare photonic quantum states from a classical inpu … - Phase-sensitive atom localization for closed-loop quantum systems

Author(s): H. R. Hamedi and Gediminas JuzeliūnasA scheme of high-precision two- and three-dimensional (3D) atom localization is proposed and analyzed by using a density matrix method for a five-level … - X-ray photon pairs with highly suppressed background

Author(s): D. Borodin, A. Schori, F. Zontone, and S. ShwartzWe describe an experiment demonstrating the possibility to generate collinear indistinguishable x-ray photon pairs with a highly suppressed … - Generalized analysis of quantum noise and dynamic backaction in signal-recycled Michelson-type laser interferometers

Author(s): Farid Ya. Khalili, Sergey P. Tarabrin, Klemens Hammerer, and Roman SchnabelWe analyze the radiation-pressure-induced interaction of mirror motion and light fields in Michelson-type interfer … - Diffusive lossless energy and coherence transfer by noisy coupling

Author(s): D. Mogilevtsev and G. Ya. SlepyanHere we show that noisy coupling can lead to diffusive lossless energy transfer between individual quantum systems retaining a quantum character leading to … - Transformation of bound states of relativistic hydrogenlike atoms into a two-component form

Author(s): Tomasz M. RusinA single-step Eriksen transformation of 1S_{1/2},2P_{1/2}, and 2P_{3/2} states of the relativistic hydrogenlike atom is performed exactly by expressing each transformed funct … - Asymptotic role of entanglement in quantum metrology

Author(s): R. Augusiak, J. Kołodyński, A. Streltsov, M. N. Bera, A. Acín, and M. LewensteinQuantum systems allow one to sense physical parameters beyond the reach of classical statistics—with resoluti … - Controlled long-range interactions between Rydberg atoms and ions

Author(s): T. Secker, R. Gerritsma, A. W. Glaetzle, and A. NegrettiA Rydberg-atom–ion hybrid system is proposed for quantum-information and quantum-simulation applications with a micrometer interactio … - Theory for Bose-Einstein condensation of light in nanofabricated semiconductor microcavities

Author(s): A.-W. de Leeuw, E. C. I. van der Wurff, R. A. Duine, D. van Oosten, and H. T. C. StoofWe construct a theory for Bose-Einstein condensation of light in nanofabricated semiconductor microcavi … - Dynamics of Hubbard Hamiltonians with the multiconfigurational time-dependent Hartree method for indistinguishable particles

Author(s): Axel U. J. Lode and Christoph BruderWe apply the multiconfigurational time-dependent Hartree method for indistinguishable particles (MCTDH-X) to systems of bosons or fermions in lattices de … - Nonreciprocal optical properties in resonant hybrid photonic crystals

Author(s): A. D'Andrea and N. TomassiniThe present work is devoted to the theoretical study of the nonreciprocal optical properties in hybrid (isotropic and anisotropic) periodic multilayers for … - Gaussian entanglement in the turbulent atmosphere

Author(s): M. Bohmann, A. A. Semenov, J. Sperling, and W. VogelWe provide a rigorous treatment of the entanglement properties of two-mode Gaussian states in atmospheric channels by deriving and analyz … - Quantum predictive filtering

Author(s): Arne L. Grimsmo and Susanne StillHow can relevant information be extracted from a quantum information source? In many situations, only some part of the total information content produced by … - μ-symmetry breaking: An algebraic approach to finding mean fields of quantum many-body systems

Author(s): Sho Higashikawa and Masahito UedaOne of the most fundamental problems in quantum many-body systems is the identification of a mean field in spontaneous symmetry breaking which is usually ma … - Engineering many-body dynamics with quantum light potentials and measurements

Author(s): T. J. Elliott and I. B. MekhovInteractions between many-body atomic systems in optical lattices and light in cavities induce long-range and correlated atomic dynamics beyond the standard Bo … - Erratum: Physically feasible three-level transitionless quantum driving with multiple Schrödinger dynamics [Phys. Rev. A 93, 052324 (2016)]

Author(s): Xue-Ke Song (宋学科), Qing Ai (艾清), Jing Qiu (邱静), and Fu-Guo Deng (邓富国)[Phys. Rev. A 94, 019905] Published Thu Jul 21, 2016 - Anticommutation relations for fermionic fields derived from basic properties of the inner product

Author(s): Wen-ge WangFor fermionic fields with nonzero mass, it is shown that the spinor factor of the anticommutation relation between creation and annihilation operators can be justified in a natur … - Excited-state quantum phase transitions in many-body systems with infinite-range interaction: Localization, dynamics, and bifurcation

Author(s): Lea F. Santos, Marco Távora, and Francisco Pérez-BernalExcited-state quantum phase transitions (ESQPTs) are generalizations of quantum phase transitions to excited levels. They are associat … - Nonseparability and steerability of two-qubit states from the geometry of steering outcomes

Author(s): H. Chau Nguyen and Thanh VuWhen two qubits, A and B, are in an appropriate state, Alice can remotely steer Bob's system B into different ensembles by making different measurements on A … - Standard quantum limit of angular motion of a suspended mirror and homodyne detection of a ponderomotively squeezed vacuum field

Author(s): Yutaro Enomoto, Koji Nagano, and Seiji KawamuraCompared to the quantum noise in the measurement of the translational motion of a suspended mirror using laser light, the quantum noise in the … - Entanglement swapping of two arbitrarily degraded entangled states

Author(s): Brian T. Kirby, Siddhartha Santra, Vladimir S. Malinovsky, and Michael BrodskyWe consider entanglement swapping, a key component of quantum network operations and entanglement distribution. … - Experimental demonstration of the connection between quantum contextuality and graph theory

Author(s): Gustavo Cañas, Evelyn Acuña, Jaime Cariñe, Johanna F. Barra, Esteban S. Gómez, Guilherme B. Xavier, Gustavo Lima, and Adán CabelloWe report a method that exploits a connection between quant … - Ionization of small molecules induced by H^{+} , He^{+} , and N^{+} projectiles: Comparison of experiment with quantum and classical calculations

Author(s): S. T. S. Kovács, P. Herczku, Z. Juhász, L. Sarkadi, L. Gulyás, and B. SulikWe report the energy and angular distribution of ejected electrons from CH_{4} and H_{2}O molecules impacted by 1 … - Photon-energy dependence of single-photon simultaneous core ionization and core excitation in CO_{2}

Author(s): S. Carniato, P. Selles, P. Lablanquie, J. Palaudoux, L. Andric, M. Nakano, Y. Hikosaka, K. Ito, T. Marchenko, O. Travnikova, G. Goldsztejn, L. Journel, R. Guillemin, D. Céolin, M. Simon, M. … - Correspondence of below-threshold high-order-harmonic generation and frustrated tunneling ionization

Author(s): Wei-Hao Xiong, Xiang-Ru Xiao, Liang-You Peng, and Qihuang GongAmong many of the nonlinear phenomena induced by strong laser pulses, two of the important processes are the harmonic generatio … - Effects of electrode surface roughness on motional heating of trapped ions

Author(s): Kuan-Yu Lin, Guang Hao Low, and Isaac L. ChuangElectric-field noise is a major source of motional heating in trapped-ion quantum computation. While the influence of trap-electrode geometrie … - Generalized local-frame-transformation theory for excited species in external fields

Author(s): P. Giannakeas, Chris H. Greene, and F. RobicheauxA rigorous theoretical framework is developed for a generalized local-frame-transformation theory (GLFT). The GLFT is applicable to the foll … - Finite-speed-of-light perturbation in atom gravimeters

Author(s): Yu-Jie Tan, Cheng-Gang Shao, and Zhong-Kun HuThe finite-speed-of-light (FSL) effect is a systematic error in atom gravimeters arising from the time delay due to the propagation of the light … - Localization transition in the presence of cavity backaction

Author(s): Katharina Rojan, Rebecca Kraus, Thomás Fogarty, Hessam Habibian, Anna Minguzzi, and Giovanna MorigiWe study the localization transition of an atom confined by an external optical lattice in … - Heisenberg-Weyl Observables: Bloch vectors in phase space

Author(s): Ali Asadian, Paul Erker, Marcus Huber, and Claude KlöcklWe introduce a Hermitian generalization of Pauli matrices to higher dimensions which is based on Heisenberg-Weyl operators. The compl … - Bath-induced coherence and the secular approximation

Author(s): P. R. Eastham, P. Kirton, H. M. Cammack, B. W. Lovett, and J. KeelingFinding efficient descriptions of how an environment affects a collection of discrete quantum systems would lead to new … - Monogamy relation in no-disturbance theories

Author(s): Zhih-Ahn Jia, Yu-Chun Wu, and Guang-Can GuoMonogamy is a fundamental property of Bell nonlocality and contextuality. In this article, we study the n-cycle noncontextual inequalities and gen … - Memory-effect-induced macroscopic-microscopic entanglement

Author(s): Qingxia Mu, Xinyu Zhao, and Ting YuWe study optomechanical entanglement between an optical cavity field and a movable mirror coupled to a non-Markovian environment. The non-Markovian quantu … - Quantum walks and non-Abelian discrete gauge theory

Author(s): Pablo Arnault, Giuseppe Di Molfetta, Marc Brachet, and Fabrice DebbaschA family of discrete-time quantum walks (DTQWs) on the line with an exact discrete U(N) gauge invariance is introduced … - Ghost-interaction correction in ensemble density-functional theory for excited states with and without range separation

Author(s): Md. Mehboob Alam, Stefan Knecht, and Emmanuel FromagerEnsemble density-functional theory (eDFT) suffers from the so-called “ghost-interaction” error when approximate exchange-correlation fu … - Explicitly correlated three-dimensional potential-energy surface of the thiazyl-hydride–helium weakly bound system and implications for HSN detection

Author(s): Y. Ajili, D. Ben Abdallah, M. Mogren Al-Mogren, F. Lique, J. S. Francisco, and M. HochlafThe intermonomer three-dimensional potential-energy surface (3D PES) of the thiazyl-hydride–helium ( … - Photoionization microscopy of the lithium atom: Wave-function imaging of quasibound and continuum Stark states

Author(s): S. Cohen, M. M. Harb, A. Ollagnier, F. Robicheaux, M. J. J. Vrakking, T. Barillot, F. Lépine, and C. BordasPhotoionization of an atom in the presence of a uniform static electric field prov … - Semiclassical two-step model for strong-field ionization

Author(s): N. I. Shvetsov-Shilovski, M. Lein, L. B. Madsen, E. Räsänen, C. Lemell, J. Burgdörfer, D. G. Arbó, and K. TőkésiWe present a semiclassical two-step model for strong-field ionization that ac … - Critical points of the anyon-Hubbard model

Author(s): J. Arcila-Forero, R. Franco, and J. Silva-ValenciaAnyons are particles with fractional statistics that exhibit a nontrivial change in the wave function under an exchange of particles. Anyon … - Long-path formation in a deformed microdisk laser

Author(s): Susumu Shinohara, Takehiro Fukushima, Satoshi Sunada, Takahisa Harayama, and Kenichi AraiAn asymmetric resonant cavity can be used to form a path that is much longer than the cavity size. W … - Hybridization of photon-plasmon modes in metal-coated microtubular cavities

Author(s): Yin Yin, Shilong Li, Vivienne Engemaier, Silvia Giudicatti, Ehsan Saei Ghareh Naz, Libo Ma, and Oliver G. SchmidtThe coupling of resonant light and surface plasmons in metal layer–coated op … - Operational definition of quantum correlations of light

Author(s): J. Sperling, W. Vogel, and G. S. AgarwalQuantum features of correlated optical modes define a major aspect of the nonclassicality in quantized radiation fields. However, the phase-sensitive … - Resonance fluorescence spectrum of a Λ-type quantum emitter close to a metallic nanoparticle

Author(s): F. Carreño, M. A. Antón, V. Yannopapas, and E. PaspalakisWe theoretically study the resonance fluorescence spectrum of a three-level quantum emitter coupled to a spherical metallic nanopart … - Effect of the spatial coherence length on the self-reconfiguration of a speckle field

Author(s): Cleberson R. Alves, Alcenísio J. Jesus-Silva, and Eduardo J. S. FonsecaThe self-reconfiguration property of a speckle pattern is characterized by having the same autocorrelation profile bef … - Light reflector, amplifier, and splitter based on gain-assisted photonic band gaps

Author(s): Yan Zhang, Yi-Mou Liu, Tai-Yu Zheng, and Jin-Hui WuWe study both the steady and the dynamic optical response of cold atoms trapped in an optical lattice and driven to the three-level Λ conf … - Anomalous parity-time–symmetry transition away from an exceptional point

Author(s): Li GeParity-time (PT) symmetric systems have two distinguished phases, e.g., one with real-energy eigenvalues and the other with complex-conjugate eigenvalues. To enter one phase from the o … - Spectral correlation control in down-converted photon pairs

Author(s): Andrzej Gajewski and Piotr KolenderskiSources of photon pairs based on the spontaneous parametric down-conversion process are commonly used for long-distance quantum communication and quant … - Twisted superfluid phase in the extended one-dimensional Bose-Hubbard model

Author(s): Dirk-Sören LühmannIn one-dimensional systems a twisted superfluid phase is found which is induced by a spontaneous breaking of the time-reversal symmetry. Using the density-matrix renormali … - Spectroscopy of cross correlations of environmental noises with two qubits

Author(s): Piotr Szańkowski, Marek Trippenbach, and Łukasz CywińskiA single qubit driven by an appropriate sequence of control pulses can serve as a spectrometer of local noise affecting its energy sp … - Holonomic quantum computation in the ultrastrong-coupling regime of circuit QED

Author(s): Yimin Wang, Jiang Zhang, Chunfeng Wu, J. Q. You, and G. RomeroWe present an experimentally feasible scheme to implement holonomic quantum computation in the ultrastrong-coupling regime of l … - Protecting weak measurements against systematic errors

Author(s): Shengshi Pang, Jose Raul Gonzalez Alonso, Todd A. Brun, and Andrew N. JordanIn this work, we consider the systematic error of quantum metrology by weak measurements under decoherence. We de … - Steady-state entanglement of harmonic oscillators via dissipation in a single superconducting artificial atom

Author(s): Fei Wang, Wei Nie, Xunli Feng, and C. H. OhThe correlated emission lasing (CEL) is experimentally demonstrated in harmonic oscillators coupled via a single three-level artificial atom [Phys ... - Versatility of continuous-variable asymmetric tripartite entanglement allows Alice and Clare to keep secrets from Bob

Author(s): M. K. Olsen and E. G. CavalcantiThe fully symmetric Gaussian tripartite entangled pure states will not exhibit two-mode Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) steering. This means that any two parti ... - Conditional nonlinear operations by sequential Jaynes-Cummings interactions

Author(s): Kimin Park, Petr Marek, and Radim FilipNonlinear operations are essential for quantum information processing. We propose a way of implementing a class of nonlinear operations by sequential ... - Quantum reference frames associated with noncompact groups: The case of translations and boosts and the role of mass

Author(s): Alexander R. H. Smith, Marco Piani, and Robert B. MannQuantum communication without a shared reference frame or the construction of a relational quantum theory requires the notion of a quan ... - Observing random walks of atoms in buffer gas through resonant light absorption

Author(s): Kenichiro Aoki and Takahisa MitsuiUsing resonant light absorption, random-walk motions of rubidium atoms in nitrogen buffer gas are observed directly. The transmitted light intensity throug ... - Imaging electron dynamics with time- and angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy

Author(s): Daria Popova-Gorelova, Jochen Küpper, and Robin SantraWe theoretically study how time- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy can be applied for imaging coherent electron dynamics in ... - Two-electron processes in multiple ionization under strong soft-x-ray radiation

Author(s): M. Ilchen, T. Mazza, E. T. Karamatskos, D. Markellos, S. Bakhtiarzadeh, A. J. Rafipoor, T. J. Kelly, N. Walsh, J. T. Costello, P. O'Keeffe, N. Gerken, M. Martins, P. Lambropoulos, and ... - Beyond Gaussian pair fluctuation theory for strongly interacting Fermi gases

Author(s): Brendan C. Mulkerin, Xia-Ji Liu, and Hui HuInteracting Fermi systems in the strongly correlated regime play a fundamental role in many areas of physics and are of particular interest to the ... - Nonlinear fiber gyroscope for quantum metrology

Author(s): Alfredo Luis, Irene Morales, and Ángel RivasWe examine the performance of a nonlinear fiber gyroscope for improved signal detection beating the quantum limits of its linear counterparts. Th ... - Three-tangle of the nine classes of four-qubit states

Author(s): Andreas OsterlohI calculate the mixed three-tangle τ_{3}[ρ] for the reduced density matrices of the four-qubit representant states found in Phys. Rev. A 65, 052112 (2002). In most of the ca … - Demonstration of a quantum error correction for enhanced sensitivity of photonic measurements

Author(s): L. Cohen, Y. Pilnyak, D. Istrati, A. Retzker, and H. S. EisenbergThe sensitivity of classical and quantum sensing is impaired in a noisy environment. Thus, one of the main challenges facing … - Quantum hacking: Saturation attack on practical continuous-variable quantum key distribution

Author(s): Hao Qin, Rupesh Kumar, and Romain AlléaumeWe identify and study a security loophole in continuous-variable quantum key distribution (CVQKD) implementations, related to the imperfect lineari … - Channels that do not generate coherence

Author(s): Xueyuan HuWe define the non–coherence-generating channel as the completely positive trace-preserving map which does not generate quantum coherence from an incoherent state. The incoherent o … - Transport of correlations in a harmonic chain

Author(s): F. Nicacio and F. L. SemiãoWe study the propagation of different types of correlations through a quantum bus formed by a chain of coupled harmonic oscillators. This includes steering, entan … - Eliminating the dipole phase in attosecond pulse characterization using Rydberg wave packets

Author(s): Stefan Pabst and Jan Marcus DahlströmWe propose a technique to fully characterize the temporal structure of extreme ultraviolet pulses by ionizing a bound coherent electronic wave packet. T … - Onset of transverse instabilities of confined dark solitons

Author(s): M. A. Hoefer and B. IlanWe investigate propagating dark soliton solutions of the two-dimensional defocusing nonlinear Schrödinger or Gross-Pitaevskii (NLS-GP) equation that are transversely … - Winding light beams along elliptical helical trajectories

Author(s): Yuanhui Wen, Yujie Chen, Yanfeng Zhang, Hui Chen, and Siyuan YuConventional caustic methods in real or Fourier space produced accelerating optical beams only with convex trajectories. We de … - Erratum: Hückel versus Möbius aromaticity: The particle in a cylinder versus a Möbius strip [Phys. Rev. A 82, 062118 (2010)]

Author(s): Evangelos Miliordos[Phys. Rev. A 94, 019904] Published Fri Jul 15, 2016 - Testing wave-function-collapse models using parametric heating of a trapped nanosphere

Author(s): Daniel Goldwater, Mauro Paternostro, and P. F. BarkerWe propose a mechanism for testing the theory of collapse models such as continuous spontaneous localization (CSL) by examining the para … - Driven-dissipative many-body systems with mixed power-law interactions: Bistabilities and temperature-driven nonequilibrium phase transitions

Author(s): N. Šibalić, C. G. Wade, C. S. Adams, K. J. Weatherill, and T. PohlWe investigate the nonequilibrium dynamics of a driven-dissipative spin ensemble with competing power-law interactions. We … - Practical engineering of hard spin-glass instances

Author(s): Jeffrey Marshall, Victor Martin-Mayor, and Itay HenHow can we tell whether a quantum processor is able to demonstrate a quantum speedup in optimization algorithms? An efficient procedure fo … - Fast control of semiconductor qubits beyond the rotating-wave approximation

Author(s): Yang Song, J. P. Kestner, Xin Wang, and S. Das SarmaWe present a theoretical study of single-qubit operations by oscillatory fields on various semiconductor platforms. We explicitly show ho … - Floodlight quantum key distribution: A practical route to gigabit-per-second secret-key rates

Author(s): Quntao Zhuang, Zheshen Zhang, Justin Dove, Franco N. C. Wong, and Jeffrey H. ShapiroThe channel loss incurred in long-distance transmission places a significant burden on quantum key distri …