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The QuIC Centre currently holds two patents and authors more than 150 scientific publications in the field of quantum information and quantum computing, among which two in the journal Nature, one in Nature Physics, two in Nature Photonics, and two in Nature Communications.

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2017

Multidimensional entropic uncertainty relation based on a commutator matrix in position and momentum spaces,
A. Hertz, L. Vanbever, and N. J. Cerf
arXiv:1711.04566 [quant-ph]

Semiconductor surface emitting lasers for photon pairs generation,
L. Vanbever, E. Karpov, and K. Panajotov, Chaos 27 (2017) 104613; doi:10.1063/1.4985641
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Entropy-power uncertainty relations: towards a tight inequality for all Gaussian pure states,
A. Hertz, M. G. Jabbour, and N. J. Cerf, J. Phys. A 50 (2017) 385301; doi:10.1088/1751-8121/aa852f
PDF file, arXiv:1702.07286 [quant-ph]

Boson sampling with Gaussian measurements,
L. Chakhmakhchyan and N. J. Cerf, Phys. Rev. A 96 (2017) 032326; doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.96.032326
PDF file, arXiv:1705.05299 [quant-ph]

Semi-device-independent framework based on natural physical assumptions,
T. Van Himbeeck, E. Woodhead, N. J. Cerf, R. García-Patrón, and S. Pironio
arXiv:1612.06828 [quant-ph]

Quantum-inspired algorithm for estimating the permanent of positive semidefinite matrices,
L. Chakhmakhchyan, N. J. Cerf, and R. García-Patrón, Phys. Rev. A 96 (2017) 022329; doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.96.022329
PDF file, arXiv:1609.02416 [quant-ph]

2016

Classical capacity of phase-sensitive Gaussian quantum channels,
J. Schäfer, E. Karpov, O. V. Pilyavets, and N. J. Cerf
arXiv:1609.04119 [quant-ph]

Efficient entanglement distillation without quantum memory,
D. Abdelkhalek, M. Syllwasschy, N. J. Cerf, J. Fiurasek, and R. Schnabel
Nature Communications 7 (2016) 11720; doi:10.1038/ncomms11720
PDF file, arXiv:1612.08410 [quant-ph]

Higher order nonclassicality from nonlinear coherent states for models with quadratic spectrum,
A. Hertz, S. Dey, V. Hussin, and H. Eleuch
Symmetry 8 (2016) 36; doi:10.3390/sym8050036
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Causal and causally separable processes,
O. Oreshkov and C. Giarmatzi
New J. Phys. 18 (2016) 093020; doi:10.1088/1367-2630/18/9/093020
PDF file, arXiv:1506.05449 [quant-ph]

Majorization preservation of Gaussian bosonic channels,
M. G. Jabbour, R. García-Patrón, and N. J. Cerf
New J. Phys. 18 (2016) 073047; doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/18/7/073047
PDF file, arXiv:1512.08225 [quant-ph]

Detection of non-Gaussian entangled states with an improved continuous-variable separability criterion,
A. Hertz, E. Karpov, A. Mandilara, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 93 (2016) 032330; doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.93.032330
PDF file, arXiv:1511.06621 [quant-ph]

Operational quantum theory without predefined time,
O. Oreshkov and N. J. Cerf
New J. Phys. 18 (2016) 073037; doi:10.1088/1367-2630/18/7/073037
PDF file, arXiv:1406.3829 [quant-ph]

2015

A universal adiabatic quantum query algorithm,
M. Brandeho and J. Roland
In 10th Conference on the Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography (TQC'15), volume 44 of Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs): 163–179 (2015).
DOI, arxiv:1409.3558 [quant-ph]

Lower bounds on information complexity via zero-communication protocols and applications,
I. Kerenidis, S. Laplante, V. Lerays, J. Roland, and D. Xiao
SIAM Journal on Computing, 44(5):1550–1572 (2015).
DOI, arxiv:1204.1505 [quant-ph]

Relative Discrepancy does not separate Information and Communication Complexity,
L. Fontes, R. Jain, I. Kerenidis, S. Laplante, M. Laurière, and J. Roland
In 42nd International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP'15), volume 9134 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science : 506-516 (2015).
DOI, ECCC-TR15-028

Explicit relation between all lower bound techniques for quantum query complexity,
L. Magnin and J. Roland
International Journal of Quantum Information, 13(4): 1350059 (2015).
DOI, arxiv:1209.2713 [quant-ph]

Entropy generation in Gaussian quantum transformations: applying the replica method to continuous-variable quantum information theory,
C. N. Gagatsos, A. I. Karanikas, G. Kordas, and N. J. Cerf
npj Quantum Information 2 (2015) 15008; [published online, February 2016 | nature.com]
doi:10.1038/npjqi.2015.8
PDF file, arXiv:1408.5062 [quant-ph]

Operational formulation of time reversal in quantum theory,
O. Oreshkov and N. J. Cerf
Nature Physics 11 (2015) 853; [published online, July 2015]
doi:10.1038/nphys3414
PDF file, arXiv:1507.07745 [quant-ph]

Quantum walks can find a marked element on any graph,
H. Krovi, F. Magniez, M. Ozols, and J. Roland
Algorithmica, 74(2):851–907 (2015).
DOI, arXiv:1002.2419 [quant-ph]

Interconversion of pure Gaussian states requiring non-Gaussian operations,
[selected as an Editors' Suggestion]
M. G. Jabbour, R. Garcia-Patron, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 91 (2015) 012316.
PDF file, arXiv:1409.8217 [quant-ph]

2014

21st Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics: Book of Abstracts.
N. J. Cerf and E. Karpov (eds.), 23-27 June 2014, (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, 2014) 258 p.
ISBN: 978-2-9601515-0-3
http://hdl.handle.net/2013/ULB-DIPOT:oai:dipot.ulb.ac.be:2013/192020

Ultimate classical communication rates of quantum optical channels,
V. Giovannetti, R. Garcia-Patron, N. J. Cerf, and A. S. Holevo
Nature Photonics 8 (2014) 796–800.
PDF file, arXiv:1312.6225 [quant-ph]
Supplementary information

Optimality of Gaussian discord,
S. Pirandola, G. Spedalieri, S. L. Braunstein, N. J. Cerf and S. Lloyd
Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 (2014) 140405.
PDF file, arXiv:1309.2215 [quant-ph]

Heralded noiseless amplification and attenuation of non-Gaussian states of light,
C. N. Gagatsos, J. Fiurasek, A. Zavatta, M. Bellini, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 89 (2014) 062311.
PDF file, arXiv:1403.6054 [quant-ph]

Purity- and Gaussianity-bounded uncertainty relations,
A. Mandilara, E. Karpov, and N. J. Cerf
J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 47 (2014) 045302.
PDF file, arXiv:0910.3473 [quant-ph]

2013

Quantum Rejection sampling,
M. Ozols, M. Roetteler, and J. Roland
ACM Transactions on Computation Theory, 5(3):11:1-11:33 (2013).
DOI

Gaussian classical capacity of Gaussian quantum channels,
E. Karpov, J. Schäfer, R. Garcia-Patron, O. V. Pilyavets, and N. J. Cerf
Nanosystems: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics 4, 496 (2013).
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A strong direct product theorem for quantum query complexity,
T. Lee and J. Roland
Computational Complexity, 22(2):429-462 (2013).
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Equivalence relations for the classical capacity of single-mode Gaussian quantum channels,
J. Schäfer, E. Karpov, R. Garcia-Patron, O. V. Pilyavets, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111 (2013) 030503.
PDF file, Suppl. Mat., arXiv:1303.4939 [quant-ph]

Explicit relation between all lower bound techniques for quantum query complexity,
L. Magnin and J. Roland
In 30th International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science (STACS'13), pages 434-445 (2013).
PDF file, arxiv:1209.2713 [quant-ph]

Majorization relations and entanglement generation in a beam splitter,
C. N. Gagatsos, O. Oreshkov, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 87 (2013) 042307.
PDF file, arXiv:1301.5229 [quant-ph]

Fast quantum-optical random-number generators,
T. Durt, C. Belmonte, L.-Ph. Lamoureux, K. Panajotov, F. Van den Berghe, and H. Thienpont
Phys. Rev. A 87 (2013) 022339.
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Exploring pure quantum states with maximally mixed reductions,
L. Arnaud and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 87 (2013) 012319.
PDF file, arXiv:1211.4118 [quant-ph]

Security of continuous-variable quantum key distribution against general attacks,
A. Leverrier, R. García-Patrón, R. Renner, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110 (2013) 030502.
PDF file, arXiv:1208.4920 [quant-ph]

Mutual information and Bose-Einstein condensation,
C. N. Gagatsos, A. I. Karanikas, and G. Kordas
Open Syst. Inf. Dyn. 20 (2013) 1350008.
arXiv:1207.0303 [quant-ph]

2012

Quantum correlations with no causal order,
O. Oreshkov, F. Costa, and C. Brukner
Nature Communications 3:1092 (2012)
PDF file, arXiv:1105.4464 [quant ph]
Supplementary information

Lower bounds on information complexity via zero-communication protocols and applications,
I. Kerenidis, S. Laplante, V. Lerays, J. Roland, and D. Xiao
In 53rd Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS'12), 500-509 (2012).
PDF file, arXiv:1204.1505 [quant-ph]

Classical and quantum partition bound and detector inefficiency,
S. Laplante, V. Lerays, and J. Roland
In 39th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP'12), 617-628 (2012).
PDF file, arXiv:1203.4155 [quant-ph]

A strong direct product theorem for quantum query complexity,
T. Lee and J. Roland
In 27th IEEE Conference on Computational Complexity (CCC'12), 236-246.
PDF file, arXiv:1104.4468 [quant-ph]

Quantum rejection sampling,
M. Ozols, M. Roetteler, and J. Roland
In 3rd Conference on Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS'12), 290-308.
PDF file, arXiv:1103.2774 [quant-ph]

Gaussian postselection and virtual noiseless amplification in continuous-variable quantum key distribution,
J. Fiurasek and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 060302(R).
PDF file, arXiv:1205.6933 [quant-ph]

Noiseless loss suppression in quantum optical communication,
M. Micuda, I. Straka, M. Mikova, M. Dusek, N. J. Cerf, J. Fiurasek, and M. Jezek
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 (2012) 180503.
PDF file, arXiv:1206.2852 [quant ph]

Quantum uncertainty relation saturated by the eigenstates of the harmonic oscillator,
A. Mandilara and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 030102(R).
PDF file, arXiv:1201.0453 [quant ph]

Methods for Estimating Capacities and Rates of Gaussian Quantum Channels,
O. V. Pilyavets, C. Lupo, and S. Mancini
IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory 58 (2012) 6126.
PDF file, arXiv:0907.1532 [quant-ph]

Probabilistic phase-insensitive optical squeezer in compliance with causality,
C. N. Gagatsos, E. Karpov, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 012324.
PDF file, arXiv:1205.4585 [quant-ph]

Enhancing quantum entanglement by photon addition and subtraction,
C. Navarrete-Benlloch, R. Garcia-Patron, J. H. Shapiro, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 012328.
PDF file, arXiv:1201.4120 [quant ph]

Quantum bit commitment under Gaussian constraints,
A. Mandilara and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A. 85 (2012) 062310.
PDF file, arXiv:1105.2140 [quant ph]

Gaussian matrix product states for coding in bosonic communication channels,
J. Schäfer, E. Karpov, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 85 (2012) 012322.
PDF file, arXiv:1201.0200 [quant ph]

Majorization theory approach to the Gaussian channel minimum entropy conjecture,
R. Garcia-Patron, C. Navarrete-Benlloch, S. Lloyd, J. H. Shapiro, and N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 110505.
PDF file, arXiv:1111.1986 [quant ph]
Supplemental material

Gaussian Quantum Information [Review article],
C. Weedbrook, S. Pirandola, R. Garcia-Patron, N. J. Cerf, T. C. Ralph, J. H. Shapiro, and S. Lloyd
Rev. Mod. Phys. 84 (2012) 621.
PDF file, arXiv:1110.3234 [quant ph]

2011

Optimal signal states for quantum detectors,
O. Oreshkov, J. Calsamiglia, R. Munoz-Tapia, and E. Bagan
New J. Phys. 13 (2011) 073032.
PDF file, arXiv:1103.2365 [quant ph]

Approximate simulation of quantum channels,
C. Bény and O. Oreshkov
Phys. Rev. A 84 (2011) 022333.
PDF file, arXiv:1103.0649 [quant ph]

Gaussian capacity of the quantum bosonic memory channel with additive correlated Gaussian noise,
J. Schäfer, E. Karpov, N. J. Cerf
Phys. Rev. A 84 (2011) 032318.
PDF file, arXiv:1011.4118 [quant ph]

Symmetry-assisted adversaries for quantum state generation,
A. Ambainis, L. Magnin, M. Roettler, and J. Roland,
Proceedings of the 26th Annual IEEE Conference on Computational Complexity (2011).
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2010

Quantum optical coherence can survive photon losses using a continuous-variable quantum erasure-correcting code,
M. Lassen, M. Sabuncu, A. Huck, J. Niset, G. Leuchs, N. J. Cerf, and U. L. Andersen,
Nature Photonics 4 (2010) 700-705.
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Spatial multipartite entanglement and localization of entanglement,
D. Daems and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 82 (2010) 032303.
PDF file, arXiv:1003.0180v1 [quant-ph]

Tripartite entanglement in parametric down-conversion with spatially-structured pump,
D. Daems, F. Bernard, N. J. Cerf, and M. I. Kolobov,
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 27 (2010) 447-451.
PDF file, arXiv:1002.1798v1 [quant-ph]

Uncertainty, Entropy and non-Gaussianity for mixed states (Proceedings Paper),
A. Mandilara, E. Karpov, and N. J. Cerf,
Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7727 (2010) 77270H.
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Quantum water-filling solution for the capacity of Gaussian information channels (Proceedings Paper),
J. Schäfer, E. Karpov, and N. J. Cerf,
Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7727 (2010) 77270J.
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Strong no-go theorem for Gaussian quantum bit commitment,
L. Magnin, F. Magniez, A. Leverrier, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 81 (2010) 010302(R).
PDF file, arXiv:0905.3419 [quant-ph]

2009

Continuous-variable quantum key distribution protocols over noisy channels,
R. Garcia-Patron and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 130501.
PDF file, arXiv:0806.3954 [quant-ph]

Tests of multimode quantum nonlocality with homodyne measurements,
A. Acin, N. J. Cerf, A. Ferraro, and J. Niset,
Phys. Rev. A 79 (2009) 012112.
PDF file, arXiv:0808.2373 [quant-ph]

No-go theorem for Gaussian quantum error correction,
J. Niset, J. Fiurasek, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 120501.
PDF file, arXiv:0811.3128 [quant-ph]

Transitions in the communication capacity of dissipative qubit channels,
D. Daems,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 180503.
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Extending Hudson's theorem to mixed quantum states,
A. Mandilara, E. Karpov, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 79 (2009) 062302.
PDF file, arXiv:0808.2501 [quant-ph]

Quantum de Finetti theorem in phase-space representation,
A. Leverrier and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 80 (2009) 010102(R).
PDF file, arXiv:0904.4862 [quant-ph]

Capacity of a bosonic memory channel with Gauss-Markov noise,
J. Schäfer, D. Daems, E. Karpov, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 80 (2009) 062313.
PDF file, arXiv:0907.0982 [quant-ph]

Security of continuous-variable quantum key distribution: towards a de Finetti theorem for rotation symmetry in phase space,
A. Leverrier, E. Karpov, P. Grangier, and N. J. Cerf,
New J. Phys. 11 (2009) 115009.
PDF file, arXiv:0907.3696 [quant-ph]

The security of practical quantum key distribution [Review article]
V. Scarani, H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci, N. J. Cerf, M. Dusek, N. Lutkenhaus, and M. Peev,
Rev. Mod. Phys. 81 (2009) 1301.
PDF file, arXiv:0802.4155 [quant-ph]

2008

Exploring scalar quantum walks on Cayley graphs,
O. Lopez Acevedo, J. Roland, and N. J. Cerf,
Quant. Inform. Comp. 8 (2008) 68-81.
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0609234

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

Quantum cloning a pair of orthogonally polarized photons with linear optics
J. Fiurasek and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 77 (2008) 052308.
PDF file, arXiv:0711.4212 [quant-ph]

Analog Grover search by adiabatic passage in a cavity-laser-atom system,
D. Daems et S. Guérin,
Phys. Rev A 78 (2008) 022330.
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Quantum search by parallel eigenvalue adiabatic passage ,
D. Daems, S. Guérin, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 78 (2008) 042322.
PDF file, arXiv:0810.0148 [quant-ph]

Unconditional security of continuous-variable quantum key distribution,
A. Leverrier, E. Karpov, P. Grangier, and N. J. Cerf,
arXiv:0809.2252 [quant-ph]

2007

From quantum cloning to quantum key distribution with continuous variables: a review (Invited),
N. J. Cerf and P. Grangier,
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24 (2007) 324-334.
(special issue on “Optical Quantum Information Science”)
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Superiority of entangled measurements over all local strategies for the estimation of product coherent states,
J. Niset, A. Acin, U. L. Andersen, N. J. Cerf, R. Garcia-Patron, M. Navascues, and M. Sabuncu,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 260404.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0608215

Optimal multicopy asymmetric Gaussian cloning of coherent states,
J. Fiurasek and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 75 (2007) 052335.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0610205

Experimental implementation of non-Gaussian attacks on a continuous-variable quantum key distribution system,
J. Lodewyck, T. Debuisschert, R. Garcia-Patron, R. Tualle-Brouri, N. J. Cerf, and P. Grangier,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 030503.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0701238

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

Adiabatic quantum search scheme with atoms in a cavity driven by lasers,
D. Daems et S. Guérin,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 170503.
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Field-free molecular alignment induced by elliptically polarized laser pulses: Noninvasive three-dimensional characterization,
E. Hertz, D. Daems, S. Guérin, H. R. Jauslin, B. Lavorel et O. Faucher,
Phys. Rev. A 76 (2007) 043423.
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Quantum key distribution over 25 km with an all-fiber continuous-variable system ,
J. Lodewyck, M. Bloch, R. Garcia-Patron, S. Fossier, E. Karpov, E. Diamanti, T. Debuisschert, N. J. Cerf, R. Tualle-Brouri, S. W. McLaughlin, and P. Grangier,
Phys. Rev. A 76 (2007) 042305.
PDF file, arXiv:0706.4255 [quant-ph]

Tight bounds on the eavesdropping of a continuous-variable quantum cryptographic protocol with no basis switching,
J. Sudjana, L. Magnin, R. Garcia-Patron, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 76 (2007) 052301.
PDF file, arXiv:0706.4283 [quant-ph]

Classical simulation of traceless binary observables on any bipartite quantum state,
J. Degorre, S. Laplante, and J. Roland,
Phys. Rev. A 75 (2007) 012309.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0608064

Search via quantum walk,
F. Magniez, A. Nayak, J. Roland, and M. Santha,
39th ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC'07), pages 575-584, 2007.
arXiv quant-ph/0608026

Entanglement-enhanced transmission of classical information in Pauli channels with memory: Exact solution,
D. Daems,
Phys. Rev. A 76 (2007) 012310.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0610165

Three topics in quantum communication: error filtration, quantum string flipping, photon pair generation in periodically poled fibers ,
S. Massar, K. Phan Huy, E. Brainis, A.-T. Nguyen, M. Haelterman, Ph. Emplit, N.J. Cerf, L.-Ph. Lamoureux, D. Amans, C. Corbari, A. Canagasabey, M. Ibsen, P. G. Kazansky, A. Fotiadi, P. Mégret, and O. Deparis,
in: Quantum Communication and Security, edited by M. Zukowski, S. Kilin, and J. Kowalik, (IOS Press, 2007), pp.3-10.

Quantum key distribution device with coherent states ,
J. Lodewyck, M. Bloch, R. García-Patrón, S. Fossier, E. Karpov, E. Diamanti, T. Debuisschert, N. J. Cerf, R. Tualle-Brouri, S. W. McLaughlin, and P. Grangier,
in: Quantum Communications Realized, edited by Y. Arakawa, M. Sasaki, and H. Sotobayashi, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6780 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2007) 67800Z.

Continuous-variable quantum key distribution,
F. Grosshans, A. Acin, and N. J. Cerf,
in: Quantum Information with Continuous Variables of Atoms and Light, edited by N.J. Cerf, G. Leuchs, and E.S. Polzik, (Imperial College Press, London, 2007), pp. 63-83.
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Loophole-free test of quantum nonlocality with continuous variables of light,
R. Garcia-Patron, J. Fiurasek, and N. J. Cerf,
in: Quantum Information with Continuous Variables of Atoms and Light, edited by N.J. Cerf, G. Leuchs, and E.S. Polzik, (Imperial College Press, London, 2007), pp. 121-139.
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2006

Reduced randomness in quantum cryptography with sequences of qubits encoded in the same basis,
L.-P. Lamoureux, H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci, N. J. Cerf, N. Gisin, and C. Macchiavello,
Phys. Rev. A 73 (2006) 032304.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0507058

Optical quantum cloning [Review article]
N. J. Cerf and J. Fiurasek,
in: Progress in Optics, 49, edited by E. Wolf, (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2006), pp. 455-545.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0512172

Universal optical amplification without nonlinearity,
V. Josse, M. Sabuncu, N. J. Cerf, G. Leuchs, and U. L. Andersen,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 (2006) 163602.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0603119

Entanglement enhanced classical capacity of quantum communication channels with correlated noise in arbitrary dimensions,
E. Karpov, D. Daems, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 74 (2006) 032320.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0603286

Multipartite nonlocality without entanglement in many dimensions,
J. Niset and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 74 (2006) 052103.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0606227

Unconditional optimality of Gaussian attacks against continuous-variable quantum key distribution,
R. Garcia-Patron and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97 (2006) 190503.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0608032

Optimal finite measurements and Gauss quadratures,
S. Iblisdir and J. Roland,
Phys. Lett. A 358 (2006) 368-372.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0410237

Entanglement may enhance the channel capacity in arbitrary dimensions,
E. Karpov, D. Daems, and N. J. Cerf,
Open Sys. & Information Dyn. 13 (2006) 363-372.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0612219

2005

Asymmetric phase-covariant d-dimensional cloning ,
L.-Ph. Lamoureux and N. J. Cerf,
Quant. Inform. Comp. 5 (2005) 32-39.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0410054

Loophole-free test of quantum non-locality using high-efficiency homodyne detectors,
R. Garcia-Patron, J. Fiurasek and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 71 (2005) 022105.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0407181

Noise resistance of adiabatic quantum computation using random matrix theory,
J. Roland and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 71 (2005) 032330.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0409127

Provably secure experimental quantum bit-string generation,
L.-Ph. Lamoureux, E. Brainis, D. Amans, J. Barrett, and S. Massar,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 050503.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0408121

Experimental error filtration for quantum communication over highly noisy channels,
L.-Ph. Lamoureux, E. Brainis, N. J. Cerf, Ph. Emplit, M. Haelterman, and S. Massar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 230501.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0407031

Simulating maximal quantum entanglement without communication,
N. J. Cerf, N. Gisin, S. Massar, and S. Popescu,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 220403.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0410027

Secure coherent-state quantum key distribution protocols with efficient reconciliation,
G. Van Assche, S. Iblisdir, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 71 (2005) 052304.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0410031, all documents

Non-Gaussian cloning of quantum coherent states is optimal,
N. J. Cerf, O. Krueger, P. Navez, R. F. Werner, and M. M. Wolf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 (2005) 070501.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0410058

Conditional generation of arbitrary single-mode quantum states of light by repeated photon subtractions,
J. Fiurasek, R. Garcia-Patron, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 72 (2005) 033822.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0503111

Cloning quantum entanglement in arbitrary dimensions,
E. Karpov, P. Navez, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 72 (2005) 042314.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0503148

Separating the classical and quantum information via quantum cloning,
M. Ricci, F. Sciarrino, N. J. Cerf, R. Filip, J. Fiurasek, and F. De Martini,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 (2005) 090504.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0508055

Hamiltonian logic gates: Computing inside a molecule,
C. Joachim, I. Duchemin, J. Fiurasek, and N. J. Cerf,
Int. J. Nanoscience 4 (2005) 107-118.
PDF file

Multipartite asymmetric quantum cloning,
S. Iblisdir, A. Acin, N. J. Cerf, R. Filip, J. Fiurasek, and N. Gisin,
Phys. Rev. A 72 (2005) 042328.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0411179

Quantum entanglement enhances the capacity of bosonic channels with memory,
N. J. Cerf, J. Clavareau, C. Macchiavello, and J. Roland,
Phys. Rev. A 72 (2005) 042330.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0412089

Extremal quantum cloning machines,
G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, P. Perinotti, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 72 (2005) 042336.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0507130

Economical quantum cloning in any dimension,
T. Durt, J. Fiurasek, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 72 (2005) 052322.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0412201

Highly asymmetric quantum cloning in arbitrary dimension,
J. Fiurasek, R. Filip, and N. J. Cerf,
Quant. Inform. Comp. 5 (2005) 583-592.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0505212

Information transmission via entangled quantum states in Gaussian channels with memory,
N. J. Cerf, J. Clavareau, J. Roland, and C. Macchiavello,
Proc. of Workshop on Quantum entanglement in physical and information sciences, Pisa, December 14-18, 2004
arXiv quant-ph/0508197

2004

Reconciliation of a quantum-distributed Gaussian key,
G. Van Assche, J. Cardinal, and N. J. Cerf,
IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory 50 (2004) 394-400.
all documents, PDF file, arXiv cs.CR/0107030

Continuous-variable quantum cryptography is secure against non-gaussian attacks,
F. Grosshans and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 (2004) 047905.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0311006

Cloning the entanglement of a pair of quantum bits,
L.-Ph. Lamoureux, P. Navez, J. Fiurasek, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 69 (2004) 040301(R).
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0302173

Experimental purification of single qubits,
M. Ricci, F. De Martini, N. J. Cerf, R. Filip, J. Fiurasek, and C. Macchiavello,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 170501.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0403118

Security of quantum key distribution with coherent states and homodyne detection,
S. Iblisdir, G. Van Assche, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 170502.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0312018

How to measure squeezing and entanglement of Gaussian states without homodyning,
J. Fiurasek and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 063601.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0311119

Intramolecular Hamiltonian logic gates,
J. Fiurasek, N. J. Cerf, I. Duchemin, and C. Joachim,
Physica E 24 (2004) 161-172.
PDF file

Optimal probabilistic cloning and purification of quantum states,
J. Fiurasek,
Phys. Rev. A 70 (2004) 032308.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0403165

Proposal for a loophole-free Bell test using homodyne detection,
R. Garcia-Patron, J. Fiurasek, N. J. Cerf, J. Wenger, R. Tualle-Brouri, and Ph. Grangier,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 130409.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0403191

Pulsed squeezed vacuum measurements without homodyning,
J. Wenger, J. Fiurasek, R. Tualle-Brouri, N. J. Cerf, and Ph. Grangier,
Phys. Rev. A 70 (2004) 053812.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0403234

Quantum cloning of a coherent light state into an atomic quantum memory,
J. Fiurasek, N. J. Cerf, and E. S. Polzik,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 180501.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0404054

Experimental demonstration of quantum memory for light,
B. Julsgaard, J. Sherson, J. I. Cirac, J. Fiurasek, and E. S. Polzik
Nature 432 (2004) 482-486.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0410072
News and Views (by J.-M. Raimond)

On Minimum Entropy Graph Colorings,
J. Cardinal, S. Fiorini and G. Van Assche,
Proc. of 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT'2004).
PDF file, other documents

Side-information coding with turbo codes and its application to quantum key distribution,
K.-C. Nguyen, G. Van Assche, and N. J. Cerf,
Proc. of International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications (ISITA), (Parma, Italy, October 2004).
arXiv cs.IT/0406001

Proposal for loophole-free Bell test using homodyne detection,
R. Garcia-Patron, J. Fiurasek, and N. J. Cerf,
Proc. of the 7th Int. Conf. on Quantum Communication, Measurement, and Computing (QCMC'04), (Glasgow, July 24-29, 2004);
AIP Conf. Proc. 734 (2004) 265.
PDF file

2003

Quantum key distribution using Gaussian-modulated coherent states,
F. Grosshans, G. Van Assche, J. Wenger, R. Brouri, N.J. Cerf, and P. Grangier,
Nature 421 (2003) 238-241.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0312016
News and Views (by M. Hillery)
Supplementary information

Security of quantum key distribution with entangled qutrits,
T. Durt, N.J. Cerf, N. Gisin, and M. Zukowski,
Phys. Rev. A 67 (2003), 012311.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0207057

Quantum cloning of orthogonal qubits,
J. Fiurasek, S. Iblisdir, S. Massar, and N.J. Cerf,
Fortschr. Phys. 51 (2003) 117-121.
PDF file

Fiber-optics implementation of the Deutsch-Jozsa and Bernstein-Vazirani quantum algorithms with three qubits,
E. Brainis, L.-Ph. Lamoureux, N. J. Cerf, Ph. Emplit, M. Haelterman, and S. Massar,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90 (2003) 157902.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0212142

Cloning a real d-dimensional quantum state on the edge of the no-signaling condition,
P. Navez and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 68 (2003) 032313.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0302172

Quantum-circuit model of Hamiltonian search algorithms,
J. Roland and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 68 (2003) 062311.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0302138

Adiabatic quantum search algorithm for structured problems,
J. Roland and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 68 (2003) 062312.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0304039

Conditional generation of arbitrary multimode entangled states of light with linear optics ,
J. Fiurasek, S. Massar, and N. J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 68 (2003) 042325.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0304005

Virtual entanglement and reconciliation protocols for quantum cryptography with continuous variables,
F. Grosshans, N. J. Cerf, J. Wenger, R. Tualle-Brouri, and Ph. Grangier,
Quant. Inform. Comp. 3 (2003) 535-552.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0306141

Unitary-gate synthesis for continuous-variable systems,
J. Fiurasek,
Phys. Rev. A 68 (2003) 022304.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0303035

Frequency down-conversion through Bose condensation of light,
P. Navez,
Phys. Rev. A 68 (2003) 013811.
PDF file

Construction of a Shared Secret Key Using Continuous Variables,
J. Cardinal and G. Van Assche,
in Proceedings of 2003 IEEE Inf. Th. Workshop (2003)
all documents, PDF file

Generation of large photon-number cat states using linear optics and quantum memory,
N. J. Cerf, J. Fiurasek, S. Iblisdir, and S. Massar,
in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing, eds. J. H. Shapiro and O. Hirota (Rinton Press, Princeton, 2003), pp. 249-252.
(Conference QCMC'02, Boston, July 22-26, 2002.)
arXiv: quant-ph/0210059

Quantum cloning with continuous variables,
N.J. Cerf,
in: Quantum Information with Continuous Variables, eds. S.L. Braunstein and A.K. Pati (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 2003), pp. 277-293.
arXiv: quant-ph/0210061

2002

Cloning and cryptography with quantum continuous variables,
N.J. Cerf, S. Iblisdir, and G. Van Assche,
Eur. Phys. J. D 18 (2002) 211-218 (special issue on “Quantum interference and cryptographic keys: novel physics and advancing technologies”. Proc. of the conference QUICK 2001, Corsica, April 7-13 2001).
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0107077

Linear optics and projective measurements alone suffice to create large-photon-number path entanglement,
H. Lee, P. Kok, N.J. Cerf, and J.P. Dowling,
Phys. Rev. A 65 (2002) 030101(R).
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0109080

Security of quantum key distribution using d-level systems,
N.J. Cerf, M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and N. Gisin,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88 (2002) 127902.
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0107130

Quantum search by local adiabatic evolution,
J. Roland and N.J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 65 (2002) 042308.
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0107015

Cloning a qutrit,
N.J. Cerf, T. Durt, and N. Gisin,
J. Mod. Opt. 49 (2002) 1355-1373.
(special issue on “Quantum Information: Theory, Experiment and Perspectives”. Proc. of the 2nd ESF QIT Conference, Gdansk, July 10-18, 2001).
PDF file, [http://www.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0110092|arXiv quant-ph/0110092]]

Quantum cloning of orthogonal qubits,
J. Fiurasek, S. Iblisdir, S. Massar, and N.J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 65 (2002) 040302(R).
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0110016

Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger paradoxes for many qudits,
N.J. Cerf, S. Massar, and S. Pironio,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89 (2002) 080402.
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0107031

Multipartite classical and quantum secrecy monotones,
N.J. Cerf, S. Massar, and S. Schneider,
Phys. Rev. A 66 (2002) 042309.
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0202103

Bell inequalities resistant to detector inefficiency,
S. Massar, S. Pironio, J. Roland and B. Gisin,
Phys. Rev. A 66 (2002) 052112.
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0205130

Quantum key distribution using multilevel encoding: security analysis,
M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, G. Bjork, N. Gisin, and N.J. Cerf,
J. Phys. A 35 (2002) 10065-10076.
PDF file, arXiv: quant-ph/0106049

A method for secure transmission: quantum cryptography,
P. Navez and G. Van Assche,
Technopol IT-Scan (4/2002).
all documents, PDF file (in English), PDF file (in French), PDF file (in Dutch)

Joint Entropy-Constrained Multiterminal Quantization,
J. Cardinal and G. Van Assche,
in: Proceedings of 2002 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (2002).
all documents, PDF file

2001

Quantum distribution of Gaussian keys using squeezed states,
N.J. Cerf, M. Levy, and G.Van Assche,
Phys. Rev. A 63 (2001) 052311.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0008058

Classical simulation of quantum entanglement without local hidden variables,
S. Massar, D. Bacon, N.J. Cerf, and R. Cleve,
Phys. Rev. A 63 (2001) 052305.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0009088

Universal copying of coherent states: a Gaussian cloning machine,
N.J. Cerf and S. Iblisdir,
in: Quantum Communication, Computing, and Measurement 3, eds. P. Tombesi and O. Hirota (Kluwer Academic, New York, 2001), pp. 11-14.
(Proc. of the 5th Int. Conf. on Quantum Communication, Measurement, and Computing, Capri, July 3-8, 2000)

Optimal cloning of coherent states with a linear amplifier and beam splitters,
S.L. Braunstein, N.J. Cerf, S. Iblisdir, P. van Loock, and S. Massar,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 86 (2001) 4938-4941.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0012046

Phase conjugation of continuous quantum variables,
N.J. Cerf and S. Iblisdir,
Phys. Rev. A 64 (2001) 032307.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0012020

Quantum cloning machines with phase-conjugate input modes,
N.J. Cerf and S. Iblisdir,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87 (2001) 247903.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0102077

Optimality of the genetic code with respect to protein stability and amino-acid frequencies,
D. Gilis, S. Massar, N.J. Cerf, and M. Rooman,
Genome Biology 2 (2001) 0049.1-0049.12
PDF file, arXiv physics/0102044

2000

Les promesses de l'information quantique,
N. Cerf and N. Gisin,
La Recherche 327 (January 2000) 46-53.

Physical complexity of symbolic sequences,
C. Adami and N.J. Cerf, Physica D 137 (2000), 62-69.
PDF file, arXiv adap-org/9605002

Nested quantum search and structured problems,
N.J. Cerf, L.K. Grover, and C.P. Williams,
Phys. Rev. A 61 (2000) 032303.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9806078

Asymmetric quantum cloning in any dimension,
N.J. Cerf,
J. Mod. Opt. 47 (2000), 187-209.
(special issue on Quantum Information)
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9805024

Classical teleportation of a quantum bit,
N.J. Cerf, N. Gisin, and S. Massar,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 84 (2000) 2521-2524.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9906105

Generalized quantum search with parallelism,
R.M. Gingrich, C.P. Williams, and N.J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 61 (2000) 052313.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9904049

Pauli cloning of a quantum bit,
N.J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 84 (2000) 4497-4500.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9803058

Nested quantum search and NP-hard problems,
N.J. Cerf, L.K. Grover, and C.P. Williams,
Appl. Algebr. Eng. Comm. 10 (2000) 311-338.
(special issue on quantum computing, Dagstuhl 1998)

Cloning of continuous quantum variables,
N.J. Cerf, A. Ipe, and X. Rottenberg,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 (2000) 1754-1757.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9909037

Optimal N-to-M cloning of conjugate quantum variables,
N.J. Cerf and S. Iblisdir,
Phys. Rev. A 62 (2000) 040301(R).
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/0005044

1999

Quantum extension of conditional probability,
N.J. Cerf and C. Adami,
Phys. Rev. A 60 (1999), 893-897.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9710001

Reduction criterion for separability,
N.J. Cerf, C. Adami, and R.M. Gingrich,
Phys. Rev. A 60 (1999), 898-909.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9710001

Information-theoretic aspects of quantum copying,
N.J. Cerf,
Lect. Notes Comput. Sc. 1509 (1999) 218-234.
(Proc. of 1st NASA Workshop on Quantum Computation and Quantum Communication QCQC 98, Palm Springs, February 17-20, 1998; Springer Verlag).

Quantum computation with linear optics,
C. Adami and N.J. Cerf,
Lect.Notes Comput. Sc. 1509 (1999) 391-401.
(Proc. of 1st NASA Workshop on Quantum Computation and Quantum Communication QCQC 98, Palm Springs, February 17-20, 1998; Springer Verlag).
arXiv quant-ph/9806048

What information theory can tell us about quantum reality,
C. Adami and N.J. Cerf,
Lect. Notes Comput. Sc. 1509 (1999) 258-268.
(Proc. of 1st NASA Workshop on Quantum Computation and Quantum Communication QCQC 98, Palm Springs, February 17-20, 1998; Springer Verlag).
arXiv quant-ph/9806047

Prolegomena to a non-equilibrium quantum statistical mechanics,
C. Adami and N.J. Cerf,
Chaos Solitons Fract. 10 (1999) 1637-1650.
(special issue on Quantum Computation).
arXiv quant-ph/9904006

1998

Information theory of quantum entanglement and measurement,
N.J. Cerf and C. Adami,
Physica D 120 (1998), 62-81.
Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Physics and Computation (PhysComp'96, Boston, 22 - 24 November 1996), edited by Tommaso Toffoli and Michael Biafore.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9605039

Monte Carlo simulation of quantum computation,
N.J. Cerf and S.E. Koonin,
Math. and Comput. in Simulat. 47 (1998), 143-152.
(Proceedings of the IMACS (International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation) Conference on Monte Carlo Methods, Brussels, April 1-3, 1997).
arXiv quant-ph/9703050

Optical simulation of quantum logic,
N.J. Cerf, C. Adami, and P.G. Kwiat,
Phys. Rev. A 57 (1998), R1477-R1480.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9706022

Entropic bounds on coding for noisy quantum channels,
N.J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 57 (1998), 3330-3347.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9707023

Asymmetric quantum cloning machines,
N.J. Cerf,
Acta Phys. Slovaca 48 (1998), 115-132.
(special issue on Quantum Optics and Quantum Information)
PDF file

1997

Negative entropy in quantum information theory,
N.J. Cerf and C. Adami,
in: New Developments on Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics, Fundamental Theories of Physics, Vol. 81, eds. M. Ferrero and A. van der Merwe, (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 1997), 77-84.
(Proc. of the 2nd Int. Symposium on Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics, Oviedo 96)
arXiv quant-ph/9610005

Negative entropy and information in quantum mechanics,
N.J. Cerf and C. Adami,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 79 (1997) 5194-5197.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9512022

Entropic Bell inequalities,
N.J. Cerf and C. Adami,
Phys. Rev. A 55 (1997) 3371-3374.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9608047

Information-theoretic interpretation of quantum error-correcting codes,
N.J. Cerf and R. Cleve,
Phys. Rev. A 56 (1997), 1721-1732.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9702031

von Neumann capacity of noisy quantum channels,
C. Adami and N.J. Cerf,
Phys. Rev. A 56 (1997), 3470-3483.
PDF file, arXiv quant-ph/9609024

1996

Quantum information theory of entanglement,
N. Cerf and C. Adami,
in: Proc. of the 4th Workshop on Physics and Computation, eds. T. Toffoli et al., (New England Complex Systems Institute, Cambridge, 1996), 65-71.

PhD Theses

Gaussian deterministic and probabilistic transformations of bosonic quantum fields - Squeezing and entanglement generation,
C. Gagatsos, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2014)
PDF file

Information transmission through Bosonic Gaussian quantum channels,
J. Schäfer, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2013)
PDF file

Two-player interaction in quantum computing: cryptographic primitives and query complexity,
L. Magnin, Université Libre de Bruxelles & Université Paris-Sud 11 (2011)
PDF file

Quantum Information with Optical Continuous Variables: Nonlocality, Entanglement, and Error Correction,
J. Niset, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2008)
PDF file

Quantum Information with Optical Continuous Variables: from Bell Tests to Key Distribution,
R. Garcia-Patron, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2007)
PDF file, ULB Collection

Experimental and Theroretical Aspects of Quantum Cryptographic Protocols,
L.-P. Lamoureux, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2006)
PDF file

Information-theoretic aspects of quantum key distribution,
G. Van Assche, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2005)
The manuscript was turned into the book Quantum cryptography and secret-key distillation (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
Click here to see the introduction chapter.

Adiabatic Quantum Computation,
J. Roland, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2004)
PDF file

Aspects of Quantum Non-locality,
S. Pironio, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2004)
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Communication avec des variables quantiques continues : clonage et cryptographie,
S. Iblisdir, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2003)
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Ms Theses

Differential entropies in phase space for quantum photonic systems,
Zacharie Van Herstraeten, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2017).
PDF file

Amélioration de la mesure quantique de la phase optique avec des états comprimés,
Matthieu Arnhem, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2015).
PDF file

Weak-value representations of the electromagnetic field in phase space,
Jonathan Alzetta, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2013).
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Majorization relations in quantum information theory,
Michael Jabbour, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2013).
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Mikhael Bernair, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2012).

Julien Fillée, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2012).

Influence de la dissipation sur la fidélité de la téléportation quantique,
Laurent Jacqmin, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2010).

Classical capacity of a bosonic memory channel with Gauss-Markov noise,
J. Schäfer, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Johannes-Gutenberg Universität Mainz (2009).
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Etude des relais et répéteurs quantiques à variables continues,
L. Olislager, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2008).
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Etude de l’intrication multimodale spatiale en imagerie quantique,
Francois Bernard, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2008).