Scientific publications

To date the project has produced the following publications (pre-prints excluded):

Time Entanglement between a Photon and a Spin Wave in a Multimode Solid-State Quantum Memory, Kutlu Kutluer, Emanuele Distante, Bernardo Casabone, Stefano Duranti, Margherita Mazzera, and Hugues de Riedmatten, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 030501 – Published 15 July 2019.

Quantum Storage of Frequency-Multiplexed Heralded Single Photons, Alessandro Seri, Dario Lago-Rivera, Andreas Lenhard, Giacomo Corrielli, Roberto Osellame, Margherita Mazzera, and Hugues de Riedmatten, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 080502 – Published 22 August 2019.

Deterministic Shaping and Reshaping of Single-Photon Temporal Wave Functions, O. Morin, M. Körber, S. Langenfeld, and G. Rempe. Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 133602 – Published 24 September 2019.

Single-Photon Distillation via a Photonic Parity Measurement Using Cavity QED, Severin Daiss, Stephan Welte, Bastian Hacker, Lin Li, and Gerhard Rempe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 133603 – Published 5 April 2019.

Accurate photonic temporal mode analysis with reduced resources, O. Morin, S. Langenfeld, M. Körber, and G. Rempe, Phys. Rev. A 101, 013801 – Published 2 January 2020.

Hacker, B., Welte, S., Daiss, S. et al. Deterministic creation of entangled atom–light Schrödinger-cat states. Nature Photon 13, 110–115 (2019).‑0339‑5

Krutyanskiy, V., Meraner, M., Schupp, J. et al. Light-matter entanglement over 50 km of optical fibre. npj Quantum Inf 5, 72 (2019).‑0186‑3

A Ten-Qubit Solid-State Spin Register with Quantum Memory up to One Minute, C. E. Bradley, J. Randall, M. H. Abobeih, R. C. Berrevoets, M. J. Degen, M. A. Bakker, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, and T. H. Taminiau, Phys. Rev. X 9, 031045 – Published 11 September 2019.

Entanglement between a Diamond Spin Qubit and a Photonic Time-Bin Qubit at Telecom Wavelength, Anna Tchebotareva, Sophie L. N. Hermans, Peter C. Humphreys, Dirk Voigt, Peter J. Harmsma, Lun K. Cheng, Ad L. Verlaan, Niels Dijkhuizen, Wim de Jong, Anaïs Dréau, and Ronald Hanson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 063601 – Published 5 August 2019.

Near-term quantum-repeater experiments with nitrogen-vacancy centers: Overcoming the limitations of direct transmission, Filip Rozpędek, Raja Yehia, Kenneth Goodenough, Maximilian Ruf, Peter C. Humphreys, Ronald Hanson, Stephanie Wehner, and David Elkouss, Phys. Rev. A 99, 052330 – Published 22 May 2019.

S. Brand, T. Coopmans and D. Elkouss, “Efficient Computation of the Waiting Time and Fidelity in Quantum Repeater Chains,” in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 619–639, March 2020.

Axel Dahlberg, Matthew Skrzypczyk, Tim Coopmans, Leon Wubben, Filip Rozpędek, Matteo Pompili, Arian Stolk, Przemysław Pawełczak, Robert Knegjens, Julio de Oliveira Filho, Ronald Hanson, and Stephanie Wehner. 2019. A link layer protocol for quantum networks. In Proceedings of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 159–173. DOI:

Wojciech Kozlowski and Stephanie Wehner. 2019. Towards Large-Scale Quantum Networks. In Proceedings of the Sixth Annual ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication (NANOCOM ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 3, 1–7. DOI:

Temperature dependence of the 13C hyperfine structure of the negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond, M. S. J. Barson, P. Reddy, S. Yang, N. B. Manson, J. Wrachtrup, and M. W. Doherty, Phys. Rev. B 99, 094101 – Published 4 March 2019.

Adrien Borne, Tracy E. Northup, Rainer Blatt, and Barak Dayan, “Efficient ion-photon qubit SWAP gate in realistic ion cavity-QED systems without strong coupling,” Opt. Express 28, 11822–11839 (2020).

Anonymity for Practical Quantum Networks, Anupama Unnikrishnan, Ian J. MacFarlane, Richard Yi, Eleni Diamanti, Damian Markham, and Iordanis Kerenidis, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 240501 – Published 19 June 2019.

Distributing graph states over arbitrary quantum networks, Clément Meignant, Damian Markham, and Frédéric Grosshans, Phys. Rev. A 100, 052333 – Published 27 November 2019.