- Revealing geometric phases in modular and weak values with a quantum eraser

Author(s): Mirko Cormann, Mathilde Remy, Branko Kolaric, and Yves CaudanoWe present a procedure to completely determine the complex modular values of arbitrary observables of pre- and postselected ens … - Estimation of output-channel noise for continuous-variable quantum key distribution

Author(s): Oliver Thearle, Syed M. Assad, and Thomas SymulEstimation of channel parameters is important for extending the range and increasing the key rate of continuous-variable quantum key distribut … - Electron-impact dissociative double ionization of N_{2} and CO: Dependence of transition probability on impact energy

Author(s): A. Pandey, P. Kumar, S. B. Banerjee, K. P. Subramanian, and B. BapatWe present an experimental and computational analysis of dissociative double ionization of N_{2} and CO molecules under e … - Sideband Rabi spectroscopy of finite-temperature trapped Bose gases

Author(s): Baptiste Allard, Matteo Fadel, Roman Schmied, and Philipp TreutleinWe use Rabi spectroscopy to explore the low-energy excitation spectrum of a finite-temperature Bose gas of rubidium atoms … - Helical supersolid phases in spin-orbit-coupled bosons

Author(s): Ji-Guo Wang and Shi-Jie YangWe study the ground-state phases of a spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensate loaded in a two-dimensional optical lattice. We find three types of helical sup … - Direct measurement of excited-state dipole matrix elements using electromagnetically induced transparency in the hyperfine Paschen-Back regime

Author(s): Daniel J. Whiting, James Keaveney, Charles S. Adams, and Ifan G. HughesApplying large magnetic fields to gain access to the hyperfine Paschen-Back regime can isolate three-level systems in … - Schemes for generation of isolated attosecond pulses of pure circular polarization

Author(s): C. Hernández-García, C. G. Durfee, D. D. Hickstein, T. Popmintchev, A. Meier, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, I. J. Sola, A. Jaron-Becker, and A. BeckerRecently, different proposals for gener … - Publisher's Note: Quantum phase transition from Z_{2} ×Z_{2} to Z_{2} topological order [Phys. Rev. A 93, 042306 (2016)]

Author(s): Mohammad Hossein Zarei[Phys. Rev. A 93, 049906] Published Thu Apr 28, 2016 - Spectrum analysis with quantum dynamical systems

Author(s): Shilin Ng, Shan Zheng Ang, Trevor A. Wheatley, Hidehiro Yonezawa, Akira Furusawa, Elanor H. Huntington, and Mankei TsangMeasuring the power spectral density of a stochastic process, such as … - Phase-space representation of a non-Hermitian system with PT symmetry

Author(s): Ludmila Praxmeyer, Popo Yang, and Ray-Kuang LeeWe present a phase-space study of a non-Hermitian Hamiltonian with PT symmetry based on the Wigner distribution function. For an arbitrary com … - Transition rates for a Rydberg atom surrounded by a plasma

Author(s): Chengliang Lin, Christian Gocke, Gerd Röpke, and Heidi ReinholzWe derive a quantum master equation for an atom coupled to a heat bath represented by a charged particle many-body environment … - Resonancelike enhancement in high-order above-threshold ionization of polyatomic molecules

Author(s): C. Wang, M. Okunishi, X. Hao, Y. Ito, J. Chen, Y. Yang, R. R. Lucchese, M. Zhang, B. Yan, W. D. Li, D. Ding, and K. UedaWe investigate the resonance-like enhancement (RLE) in high-order abo … - Loading a fountain clock with an enhanced low-velocity intense source of atoms

Author(s): G. Dobrev, V. Gerginov, and S. WeyersWe present experimental work for improved atom loading in the optical molasses of a cesium fountain clock, employing a low-velocity intense source of at … - Lifetimes of metastable ion clouds in a Paul trap: Power-law scaling

Author(s): D. K. Weiss, Y. S. Nam, and R. BlümelIt is well known that ions stored in a Paul trap, one of the most versatile tools in atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics, may undergo a transit … - Confinement and precession of vortex pairs in coherently coupled Bose-Einstein condensates

Author(s): Marek Tylutki, Lev P. Pitaevskii, Alessio Recati, and Sandro StringariThe dynamic behavior of vortex pairs in two-component coherently (Rabi) coupled Bose-Einstein condensates is investigat … - Cavity-assisted dynamical quantum phase transition at bifurcation points

Author(s): Lin TianCoupling a quantum many-body system to a cavity can create bifurcation points in its phase diagram, where the ground state makes sudden switchings between different phases. Here we … - Unified approach to cascaded stimulated Brillouin scattering and frequency-comb generation

Author(s): Mark Dong and Herbert G. WinfulWe present a unified approach to cascaded stimulated Brillouin scattering and frequency-comb generation in which the multitude of interacting pump, Stokes, an … - Tolerance in the Ramsey interference of a trapped nanodiamond

Author(s): C. Wan, M. Scala, S. Bose, A. C. Frangeskou, ATM A. Rahman, G. W. Morley, P. F. Barker, and M. S. KimIn the scheme recently proposed by M. Scala et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 180403 (2013)] … - Supersymmetric correspondence in spectra on a graph and its line graph: From circuit theory to spoof plasmons on metallic lattices

Author(s): Yosuke Nakata, Yoshiro Urade, Toshihiro Nakanishi, Fumiaki Miyamaru, Mitsuo Wada Takeda, and Masao KitanoWe investigate the supersymmetry (SUSY) structures for inductor-capacitor circuit ne … - Erratum: Quantum renormalization group of the XY model in two dimensions [Phys. Rev. A 92, 032327 (2015)]

Author(s): M. Usman, Asif Ilyas, and Khalid Khan[Phys. Rev. A 93, 049904] Published Wed Apr 27, 2016 - Publisher's Note: Generic quantum walks with memory on regular graphs [Phys. Rev. A 93, 042323 (2016)]

Author(s): Dan Li, Michael Mc Gettrick, Fei Gao, Jie Xu, and Qiao-Yan Wen[Phys. Rev. A 93, 049905] Published Wed Apr 27, 2016 - Large cross section for super energy transfer from hyperthermal atoms to ambient molecules

Author(s): Jianqiang Ma, Michael J. Wilhelm, Jonathan M. Smith, and Hai-Lung DaiThe experimentally measured cross section for super energy transfer collisions between a hyperthermal H atom and an ambi … - Parametric cooling of a degenerate Fermi gas in an optical trap

Author(s): Jiaming Li, Ji Liu, Wen Xu, Leonardo de Melo, and Le LuoWe demonstrate a technique for cooling a degenerate Fermi gas in a crossed-beam optical dipole trap, where high-energy atoms can be s … - Nondivisibility versus backflow of information in understanding revivals of quantum correlations for continuous-variable systems interacting with fluctuating environments

Author(s): Jacopo Trapani and Matteo G. A. ParisWe address the dynamics of quantum correlations for a bipartite continuous-variable quantum system interacting with its fluctuating environment. In part … - Markovian semigroup from non-Markovian evolutions

Author(s): Filip A. Wudarski and Dariusz ChruścińskiIt is shown that a convex combination of two non-Markovian evolutions may lead to a Markovian semigroup. This shows that the convex combination of q … - Non-Markovianity through multipartite correlation measures

Author(s): Fagner M. Paula, Paola C. Obando, and Marcelo S. SarandyWe provide a characterization of memory effects in non-Markovian system-bath interactions from a quantum information perspective. Mor … - Interoperability in encoded quantum repeater networks

Author(s): Shota Nagayama, Byung-Soo Choi, Simon Devitt, Shigeya Suzuki, and Rodney Van MeterThe future of quantum repeater networking will require interoperability between various error-correcting co … - Steering quantum dynamics via bang-bang control: Implementing optimal fixed-point quantum search algorithm

Author(s): Gaurav Bhole, V. S. Anjusha, and T. S. MaheshA robust control over quantum dynamics is of paramount importance for quantum technologies. Many of the existing control techniques are based on … - Permutation-invariant codes encoding more than one qubit

Author(s): Yingkai Ouyang and Joseph FitzsimonsA permutation-invariant code on m qubits is a subspace of the symmetric subspace of the m qubits. We derive permutation-invariant codes that can encode a … - Landscape of an exact energy functional

Author(s): Aron J. Cohen and Paula Mori-SánchezOne of the great challenges of electronic structure theory is the quest for the exact functional of density functional theory. Its existence is proven, b … - Dispersion corrections to the Gaussian profile describing the Doppler broadening of spectral lines

Author(s): S. Wójtewicz, P. Wcisło, D. Lisak, and R. CiuryłoA dispersionally corrected Gaussian profile describing Doppler-broadened spectral line shapes is presented. Proposed corrections include the … - Higher-order effects on the precision of clocks of neutral atoms in optical lattices

Author(s): V. D. Ovsiannikov, S. I. Marmo, V. G. Palchikov, and H. KatoriThe recent progress in designing optical lattice clocks with fractional uncertainties below 10^{−17} requires unprecedented pre … - Perpendicular laser cooling with a rotating-wall potential in a Penning trap

Author(s): Steven B. Torrisi, Joseph W. Britton, Justin G. Bohnet, and John J. BollingerWe investigate the impact of a rotating-wall potential on perpendicular laser cooling in a Penning ion trap. By … - Linear and nonlinear compact modes in quasi-one-dimensional flatband systems

Author(s): Dany López-González and Mario I. MolinaWe examine analytically and numerically the spectral properties of three quasi-one-dimensional lattices, namely, kagome, Lieb, and stub lattices, whic … - Indium plasma in single- and two-color mid-infrared fields: Enhancement of tunable harmonics

Author(s): R. A. Ganeev, Zhe Wang, Pengfei Lan, Peixiang Lu, M. Suzuki, and H. KurodaThe tuning of odd and even high-order harmonics of ultrashort pulses along the strong resonance of laser-produced i … - Low-noise macroscopic twin beams

Author(s): Timur Sh. Iskhakov, Vladyslav C. Usenko, Radim Filip, Maria V. Chekhova, and Gerd LeuchsApplying a multiphoton-subtraction technique to the two-color macroscopic squeezed vacuum state of li … - Proposal for implementing universal superadiabatic geometric quantum gates in nitrogen-vacancy centers

Author(s): Zhen-Tao Liang, Xianxian Yue, Qingxian Lv, Yan-Xiong Du, Wei Huang, Hui Yan, and Shi-Liang ZhuWe propose a feasible scheme to implement a universal set of quantum gates based on geometric p … - Clustering of exceptional points and dynamical phase transitions

Author(s): Hichem Eleuch and Ingrid RotterThe eigenvalues of a non-Hermitian Hamilton operator are complex and provide not only the energies but also the lifetimes of the states of the system. They sh … - Coherent spin-light-induced mechanisms in the semirelativistic limit of the self-consistent Dirac-Maxwell equations

Author(s): Y. Hinschberger, G. Manfredi, and P.-A. HervieuxWe present a self-consistent mean-field model based on a two-component Pauli-like equation that incorporates quantum and relativistic effects … - Simultaneous measurement of two quantum observables: Compatibility, broadcasting, and in-between

Author(s): Teiko HeinosaariOne of the central features of quantum theory is that there are pairs of quantum observables that cannot be measured simultaneously. This incompatibility of quantum observab … - Sufficient separability criteria and linear maps

Author(s): Maciej Lewenstein, Remigiusz Augusiak, Dariusz Chruściński, Swapan Rana, and Jan SamsonowiczWe study families of positive and completely positive maps acting on a bipartite system C^{M}⊗C^{ … - Entangling qubit registers via many-body states of ultracold atoms

Author(s): R. G. Melko, C. M. Herdman, D. Iouchtchenko, P.-N. Roy, and A. Del MaestroInspired by the experimental measurement of the Rényi entanglement entropy in a lattice of ultracold atoms by Islam … - Leading gradient correction to the kinetic energy for two-dimensional fermion gases

Author(s): Martin-Isbjörn Trappe, Yink Loong Len, Hui Khoon Ng, Cord Axel Müller, and Berthold-Georg EnglertDensity-functional theory (DFT) is notorious for the absence of gradient corrections to the … - Strong asymmetry of the electron-loss-to-continuum cusp of multielectron U^{28+} projectiles in near-relativistic collisions with gaseous targets

Author(s): P.-M. Hillenbrand, S. Hagmann, J. M. Monti, R. D. Rivarola, K.-H. Blumenhagen, C. Brandau, W. Chen, R. D. DuBois, A. Gumberidze, D. L. Guo, M. Lestinsky, Yu. A. Litvinov, A. Müller, S. Schi … - Double electron excitation in He ions interacting with an aluminum surface

Author(s): P. Riccardi, A. Sindona, and C. A. DukesObservation of Auger electron emission from Al under the impact of He ions, at energies below the excitation threshold of Al-Al collisions, gives evi … - Dynamic interference in the photoionization of He by coherent intense high-frequency laser pulses: Direct propagation of the two-electron wave packets on large spatial grids

Author(s): Anton N. Artemyev, Anne D. Müller, David Hochstuhl, Lorenz S. Cederbaum, and Philipp V. DemekhinThe direct ionization of the helium atom by intense coherent high-frequency short laser pulse … - High-fidelity composite adiabatic passage in nonlinear two-level systems

Author(s): Fu-Quan Dou, Hui Cao, Jie Liu, and Li-Bin FuWe investigate the composite adiabatic passage (CAP) reported by B. T. Torosov et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 233001 (2011)] in a nonlinear two-le … - Anderson localization of Cooper pairs and Majorana fermions in an ultracold atomic Fermi gas with synthetic spin-orbit coupling

Author(s): Ye Cao, Gao Xianlong, Xia-Ji Liu, and Hui HuWe theoretically investigate two-particle and ground-state many-particle Anderson localizations of a spin-orbit coupled ultracold atomic Fermi ga … - Analytical study of parameter regions of dynamical instability for two-component Bose-Einstein condensates with coaxial quantized vortices

Author(s): M. Hoashi, Y. Nakamura, and Y. YamanakaThe dynamical instability of weakly interacting two-component Bose-Einstein condensates with coaxial quantized vortices is analytically investigated i … - Position-momentum-entangled photon pairs in nonlinear waveguides and transmission lines

Author(s): Y. Sherkunov, David M. Whittaker, and Vladimir Fal'koWe analyze the correlation properties of light in nonlinear waveguides and transmission lines, predict the position-momentum realiz … - Dynamical polaron Ansatz: A theoretical tool for the ultrastrong-coupling regime of circuit QED

Author(s): Guillermo Díaz-Camacho, Alejandro Bermudez, and Juan José García-RipollIn this work we develop a semianalytical variational Ansatz to study the properties of few-photon excitations interact … - Strong mechanical squeezing and its detection

Author(s): G. S. Agarwal and Sumei HuangWe report an efficient mechanism to generate a squeezed state of a mechanical mirror in an optomechanical system. We use an especially tuned parametric amplifie … - Group transformations and entangled-state quantum gates with directionally unbiased linear-optical multiports

Author(s): David S. Simon, Casey A. Fitzpatrick, and Alexander V. SergienkoThe concept of directionally unbiased optical multiports is introduced, in which photons may reflect back out the input direc … - Optical isolation of circularly polarized light with a spontaneous magnetoelectric effect

Author(s): Filipa R. Prudêncio and Mário G. SilveirinhaThe optical isolation functionality is of key importance in many photonic systems. However, a robust optical isolation is rather challenging to o … - Devising local protocols for multipartite quantum measurements

Author(s): Scott M. CohenA general method is devised to determine if any given measurement can be implemented by “local operations and classical communication” (LOCC) alone, leading to fundamental res … - Transfer matrix formulation of scattering theory in two and three dimensions

Author(s): Farhang Loran and Ali MostafazadehIn one dimension, one can dissect a scattering potential v(x) into pieces v_{i}(x) and use the notion of the transfer matrix to determine the scattering co … - Orbital Feshbach resonances with a small energy gap between open and closed channels

Author(s): Yanting Cheng, Ren Zhang, and Peng ZhangRecently, a new type of Feshbach resonance, i.e., orbital Feshbach resonance (OFR), was proposed for the ultracold alkaline-earth-metal–like atoms an … - Spectral analysis of two-dimensional Bose-Hubbard models

Author(s): David Fischer, Darius Hoffmann, and Sandro WimbergerOne-dimensional Bose-Hubbard models are well known to obey a transition from regular to quantum-chaotic spectral statistics. We are exten … - Temporal characterization of individual harmonics of an attosecond pulse train by THz streaking

Author(s): F. Ardana-Lamas, C. Erny, A. G. Stepanov, I. Gorgisyan, P. Juranić, R. Abela, and C. P. HauriWe report on the temporal pulse characteristics of individual harmonics in an attosecond pulse t … - Waveguide coupling in the few-cycle regime

Author(s): Hervé Leblond and Said TernicheWe consider the coupling of two optical waveguides in the few-cycle regime. The analysis is performed in the frame of a generalized Kadomtsev-Petviashvili mod … - Analytic results for the population dynamics of a driven dipolar molecular system

Author(s): Wen-Jing Zhang, Kang Jin, Lu-Ling Jin, and Xiao-Tao XieWe theoretically investigate the dipolar molecular system driven by monochromatic periodic, linear, parabolic, and sech^{2} forms exte … - Precision optical displacement measurements using biphotons

Author(s): Kevin Lyons, Shengshi Pang, Paul G. Kwiat, and Andrew N. JordanDue to the existence of quantum correlations between photon pairs, their average position can be determined more precisely tha … - Publisher's Note: High-order-harmonic generation from periodic potentials driven by few-cycle laser pulses [Phys. Rev. A 93, 033852 (2016)]

Author(s): Zhong Guan, Xiao-Xin Zhou, and Xue-Bin Bian[Phys. Rev. A 93, 049903] Published Fri Apr 22, 2016 - Localized PT-symmetric directionally invisible scatterers

Author(s): Elisa Hurwitz and Greg GburWe demonstrate how to create localized PT-symmetric directionally invisible scatterers directly from a governing wave equation. Moreover, we can construct general … - Berry curvature as a lower bound for multiparameter estimation

Author(s): Wei Guo, Wei Zhong, Xiao-Xing Jing, Li-Bin Fu, and Xiaoguang WangQuantum Fisher information (QFI) is a key concept in quantum state estimation, and Berry curvature (BC) is another basic con … - Structure of correlated initial states that guarantee completely positive reduced dynamics

Author(s): Xiao-Ming LuWe use the Koashi-Imoto decomposition of the degrees of freedom of joint system-environment initial states to investigate the reduced dynamics. We show that a subset of joint sy … - Universal set of dynamically protected gates for bipartite qubit networks: Soft pulse implementation of the [[5,1,3]] quantum error-correcting code

Author(s): Amrit De and Leonid P. PryadkoWe model repetitive quantum error correction (QEC) with the single-error-correcting five-qubit code on a network of individually controlled qubits with always- … - Nonsequential double ionization of helium in IR+XUV two-color laser fields: Collision-ionization process

Author(s): Facheng Jin, Yuanye Tian, Jing Chen, Yujun Yang, Xiaojun Liu, Zong-Chao Yan, and Bingbing WangWe investigate the nonsequential double ionization (NSDI) process of an atom in IR+XUV two-colo … - Modified interactions in a Floquet topological system on a square lattice and their impact on a bosonic fractional Chern insulator state

Author(s): Mantas Račiūnas, Giedrius Žlabys, André Eckardt, and Egidijus AnisimovasWe propose a simple scheme for the realization of a topological quasienergy band structure with ultracold atoms in a … - Quantum properties of a binary bosonic mixture in a double well

Author(s): Pere Mujal, Bruno Juliá-Díaz, and Artur PollsThis work contains a detailed analysis of the properties of the ground state of a two-component two-site Bose-Hubbard model, which captures the … - Terahertz-wave parametric gain of stimulated polariton scattering

Author(s): Yuma Takida, Jun-ichi Shikata, Kouji Nawata, Yu Tokizane, Zhengli Han, Mio Koyama, Takashi Notake, Shin'ichiro Hayashi, and Hiroaki MinamideWe have experimentally determined the terahe … - Parametric fluorescence in a sequence of resonators: An analogy with Dicke superradiance

Author(s): T. Onodera, Marco Liscidini, J. E. Sipe, and L. G. HeltWe investigate spontaneous four-wave mixing (SFWM) in a single-channel side-coupled integrated spaced sequence of resonators (SCISSOR) … - Power of one bit of quantum information in quantum metrology

Author(s): Hugo Cable, Mile Gu, and Kavan ModiWe present a model of quantum metrology inspired by the computational model known as deterministic quantum computation with one quantum bit (DQC1). Using … - Unitary quantum evolution for time-dependent quasi-Hermitian systems with nonobservable Hamiltonians

Author(s): Andreas Fring and Miled H. Y. MoussaIt has been argued that it is incompatible to maintain unitary time evolution for time-dependent non-Hermitian Hamiltonians when the metric operator is e … - Characteristic properties of the Casimir free energy for metal films deposited on metallic plates

Author(s): G. L. Klimchitskaya and V. M. MostepanenkoThe Casimir free energy and pressure of thin metal films deposited on metallic plates are considered using the Lifshitz theory and the Drude and pl … - Spectroscopy of the hydrogen 1S−3S transition with chirped laser pulses

Author(s): D. C. Yost, A. Matveev, A. Grinin, E. Peters, L. Maisenbacher, A. Beyer, R. Pohl, N. Kolachevsky, K. Khabarova, T. W. Hänsch, and Th. UdemWe identify a systematic present in two-photon dire … - Excitation and charge transfer in low-energy hydrogen-atom collisions with neutral atoms: Theory, comparisons, and application to Ca

Author(s): Paul S. BarklemA theoretical method is presented for the estimation of cross sections and rates for excitation and charge-transfer processes in low-energy hydrogen-atom collisions with neut … - Siegert pseudostate formulation of scattering theory: General three-dimensional case

Author(s): Lev O. Krainov, Pavel A. Batishchev, and Oleg I. TolstikhinThis paper generalizes the Siegert pseudostate (SPS) formulation of scattering theory to arbitrary finite-range potentials without … - Implications of surface noise for the motional coherence of trapped ions

Author(s): I. Talukdar, D. J. Gorman, N. Daniilidis, P. Schindler, S. Ebadi, H. Kaufmann, T. Zhang, and H. HäffnerElectric noise from metallic surfaces is a major obstacle towards quantum applications … - Phase properties of the cutoff high-order harmonics

Author(s): M. A. Khokhlova and V. V. StrelkovThe cutoff regime of high-order harmonic generation (HHG) by atoms in an intense laser field is studied numerically and analytically. We find that the cuto … - Quantum simulation of exotic PT-invariant topological nodal loop bands with ultracold atoms in an optical lattice

Author(s): Dan-Wei Zhang, Y. X. Zhao, Rui-Bin Liu, Zheng-Yuan Xue, Shi-Liang Zhu, and Z. D. WangSince the well-known PT symmetry has its fundamental significance and implication in physics, where PT d … - Single-photon scattering in an optomechanical Jaynes-Cummings model

Author(s): K. H. Ng and C. K. LawWe investigate an optomechanical system which realizes the Jaynes-Cummings (JC) model known in cavity QED. Such a system consists of a single photon and an optomechani … - Impact of time-delayed feedback on spatiotemporal dynamics in the Lugiato-Lefever model

Author(s): K. Panajotov, D. Puzyrev, A. G. Vladimirov, S. V. Gurevich, and M. TlidiWe analyze the impact of delayed optical feedback (OF) on the spatiotemporal dynamics of the Lugiato-Lefever model. F … - Entanglement cost and entangling power of bipartite unitary and permutation operators

Author(s): Lin Chen and Li YuIt is known that any bipartite unitary operator of Schmidt rank 3 is equivalent to a controlled unitary under local unitaries. We propose a standard form of such operators … - Time-dependent renormalized-natural-orbital theory applied to laser-driven H_{2} ^{+}

Author(s): A. Hanusch, J. Rapp, M. Brics, and D. BauerRecently introduced time-dependent renormalized-natural-orbital theory (TDRNOT) is extended towards a multicomponent approach in order to describe … - Hubbard model for ultracold bosonic atoms interacting via zero-point-energy–induced three-body interactions

Author(s): Saurabh Paul, P. R. Johnson, and Eite TiesingaWe show that, for ultracold neutral bosonic atoms held in a three-dimensional periodic potential or optical lattice, a Hubbard model with domin … - Slow-light-based optical frequency shifter

Author(s): Qian Li, Yupan Bao, Axel Thuresson, Adam N. Nilsson, Lars Rippe, and Stefan KröllA new design for an optical frequency shifter combines a tunable filter and slow-light techniques.[Phys. Rev … - Probing photon correlations in the dark sites of geometrically frustrated cavity lattices

Author(s): W. Casteels, R. Rota, F. Storme, and C. CiutiWe explore theoretically the driven-dissipative physics of geometrically frustrated lattices of cavity resonators with relatively weak nonlinear … - Optimal randomness certification from one entangled bit

Author(s): Antonio Acín, Stefano Pironio, Tamás Vértesi, and Peter WittekBy performing local projective measurements on a two-qubit entangled state one can certify in a device-independent way up to on … - Nonequilibrium Casimir-Polder plasmonic interactions

Author(s): Nicola Bartolo, Riccardo Messina, Diego A. R. Dalvit, and Francesco IntravaiaWe investigate how the combination of nonequilibrium effects and material properties impacts on the Casimir-Pold … - Atomic properties of Lu^{+}

Author(s): Eduardo Paez, K. J. Arnold, Elnur Hajiyev, S. G. Porsev, V. A. Dzuba, U. I. Safronova, M. S. Safronova, and M. D. BarrettSingly ionized lutetium has recently been suggested as a potential c … - Bounding the persistency of the nonlocality of W states

Author(s): Péter Diviánszky, Réka Trencsényi, Erika Bene, and Tamás VértesiThe nonlocal properties of the W states are investigated under particle loss. By removing all but two particles from an N-qub … - Making the decoy-state measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution practically useful

Author(s): Yi-Heng Zhou, Zong-Wen Yu, and Xiang-Bin WangThe relatively low key rate seems to be the major barrier to its practical use for the decoy-state measurement-device-independent quantum key di … - Security of quantum key distribution with light sources that are not independently and identically distributed

Author(s): Yuichi Nagamatsu, Akihiro Mizutani, Rikizo Ikuta, Takashi Yamamoto, Nobuyuki Imoto, and Kiyoshi TamakiAlthough quantum key distribution (QKD) is theoretically secure, there is a gap between … - Catalytic coherence transformations

Author(s): Kaifeng Bu, Uttam Singh, and Junde WuCatalytic coherence transformations allow the otherwise impossible state transformations using only incoherent operations with the aid of an auxiliary s … - Continuous error correction for Ising anyons

Author(s): Adrian Hutter and James R. WoottonQuantum gates in topological quantum computation are performed by braiding non-Abelian anyons. These braiding processes can presumably be performed with ve … - Progress towards practical device-independent quantum key distribution with spontaneous parametric down-conversion sources, on-off photodetectors, and entanglement swapping

Author(s): Kaushik P. Seshadreesan, Masahiro Takeoka, and Masahide SasakiDevice-independent quantum key distribution (DIQKD) guarantees unconditional security of a secret key without making assumption … - Charge-qubit–atom hybrid

Author(s): Deshui Yu, María Martínez Valado, Christoph Hufnagel, Leong Chuan Kwek, Luigi Amico, and Rainer DumkeWe investigate a hybrid system of a superconducting charge qubit interacting directly wi … - Dipole-dipole resonance line shapes in a cold Rydberg gas

Author(s): B. G. Richards and R. R. JonesWe have explored the dipole-dipole mediated, resonant energy transfer reaction, 32p_{3/2}+32p_{3/2}→32s+33s, in an ensemble of cold ^{85}Rb Rydberg atoms. Star … - Probe light-shift elimination in generalized hyper-Ramsey quantum clocks

Author(s): T. Zanon-Willette, E. de Clercq, and E. ArimondoWe present an interrogation scheme for the next generation of quantum clocks to suppress frequency shifts induced by laser probing fields tha …