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Julien Niset


Email: juniset (at) ulb.ac.be
Phone: +32-2-650 29 72
Fax: +32-2-650 29 41
Address: QuIC - Ecole Polytechnique de Bruxelles
Université Libre de Bruxelles
50 av. F. D. Roosevelt - CP 165/59
B-1050 Bruxelles

Short biography

  • Born in Brussels in 1980.
  • 1997: one year A-Level program at Loughborough College, England.
  • 1998: begins to study engineering at the University of Brussels (ULB).
  • Spent Fall 2002 at the University of texas at Austin (UT) as part of the IMCC exchange program.
  • Graduates in 2003 as an Engineer in Physics from the University of Brussels.
  • Spent winter 2003 travelling in South America.
  • In summer 2004, he starts a degree of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Engeneering in Physics at ULB, and is simultaneously working on a PhD thesis at the QuIC.
  • Obtains his PhD in october 2008.
  • 2009: One year postdoc in New York with professor Mark Hillery (Hunter College of the city University of New York) as a BAEF fellow.

Research interests




Mark Hillery, Ho Trung Dung, and Julien Niset
Detecting entanglement with non-Hermitian operators
Phys. Rev. A 80, 052335 (2009), arXiv:0910.4567

Julien Niset, Jaromír Fiurášek, and Nicolas J. Cerf
No-Go Theorem for Gaussian Quantum Error Correction
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 120501 (2009), arXiv:0811.3128

Antonio Acín, Nicolas J. Cerf, Alessandro Ferraro, and Julien Niset
Tests of multimode quantum nonlocality with homodyne measurements
Phys. Rev. A 79, 012112 (2009), arXiv:0808.2373


J. Niset, U. L. Andersen, and N. J. Cerf
Experimentally feasible quantum erasure-correcting code for continuous variables,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 130503 (2008), arXiv quant-ph/0710.4858


J. Niset, A. Acin, U. L. Andersen, N. J. Cerf, R. Garcia-Patron, N. Navascues, and M. Sabuncu,
Superiority of Entangled Measurements over All Local Strategies for the Estimation of Product Coherent States,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 260404 (2007).
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0608215

J. Niset and N.J. Cerf,
Tight bounds on the concurrence of quantum superpositions,
Phys. Rev. A 76, 042328 (2007).
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0705.4650


J. Niset and N.J. Cerf,
Multipartite Nonlocality without Entanglement in Many Dimensions,
Phys. Rev. A 74, 052103
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0606227