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Louis-Philippe Lamoureux


Email: llamoure (at) ulb.ac.be
Phone: +32-2-650 31 42
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 Ottawa, Canada, in 1978.
  • In 1997, he begins to study physics at the University of Ottawa.
  • In 2000, he participates as an active undergraduate researcher at the Institute for Microstructural Sciences.
  • In 2001, he graduates with an Honors Degree in Computational Physics at the University of Ottawa.
  • In 2003, he gets a degree of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Physics at the ULB.
  • In 2006, he obtained his PhD degree entitled “Experimental and Theoretical Aspects of Quantum Cryptographic protocols” at the Centre for Quantum Information and Communication.

Research interests

Quantum Information Processing
  • Quantum information processing with discrete and continuous variables
  • Quantum randomness
  • Cloning of quantum states
  • Quantum key distribution
  • Quantum coin tossing
  • Bell inequalities
Quantum Optics
  • Generation of entangled states of light
  • Quantum information processing with linear optics



L.-P. Lamoureux, H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci, N. J. Cerf, N. Gisin and C. Macchiavello,
Reduced randomness in quantum cryptography with sequences of qubits encoded in the same basis,
Phys. Rev. A 73, 032304 (2006).


L.-P. Lamoureux, N. Cerf,
Asymmetric phase-covariant d-dimensional cloning,
QIC Vol. 5 No. 1.

L.-P. Lamoureux, E. Brainis, D. Amans, J. Barrett and S. Massar,
Provably secure experimental quantum bit-string generation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 050503 (2005).

L.-P. Lamoureux, E. Brainis, N. J. Cerf, Ph. Emplit, M. Haelterman, and S. Massar,
Experimental quantum key distribution over highly noisy channels, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 230501 (2005).


L.-P. Lamoureux, P. Navez, J. Fiurášek, and N. J. Cerf,
Cloning the entanglement of a pair of quantum bits, Phys. Rev. A 69, 040301(R) (2004).


E. Brainis, L.-P. Lamoureux, N. J. Cerf, Ph. Emplit, M. Haelterman, and S. Massar,
Fiber-Optics Implementation of the Deutsch-Jozsa and Bernstein-Vazirani Quantum Algorithms with Three Qubits,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 157902 (2003).