Project publications

Collection of papers from QUARTET partners

Latest publications:

C. Harney, S. Pirandola

"Secure Quantum Pattern Communication"

PRX Quantum 3, 010311 (2022)

S. K. Oskouei, S. Mancini, A. Winter

"Capacities of Gaussian Quantum Channels with Passive Environment Assistance"

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 68, n. 1, pagg. 339-358 (2022)

G. Ortolano, P. Boucher, I. P. Degiovanni, E. Losero, M. Genovese, I. Ruo-Berchera

"Quantum conformance test"

Sci. Adv. 7, abm3039 (2021)

R. B. Christensen, C. Munuera, F. R. F. Pereira, D. Ruano

"An algorithmic approach to entanglement-assisted quantum error-correcting codes from the Hermitian curve"

American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), 2021072 (2021)


D. E. Bruschi, G. S. Paraoanu, I. Fuentes, F. K. Wilhelm, A. W. Schell

"General solution of the time evolution of two interacting harmonic oscillators"

Phys. Rev. A 103, 023707 (2021)

M. Cattaneo, G. L. Giorgi, S. Maniscalco, G. S. Paraoanu, R. Zambrini

"Bath-Induced Collecting Phenomena on Superconducting Qubits"

Annalen der Physik 533, 2100038 (2021)

N. F. Costa, Y. Omar, A. Sultanov, G. S. Paraoanu

"Benchmarking Machine Learning Algorithms for Adaptive Quantum Phase Estimation with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Sensors"

EPJ Quantum Technology 8, 16 (2021)

R. Di Candia, H. Yigitler, G. S. Paraoanu, R. Jäntti

"Two-way covert microwave quantum communication"

PRX Quantum 2, 020316 (2021)

S. Dogra, A. A. Melnikov, G. S. Paraoanu

"Quantum simulation of parity–time symmetry breaking with a superconducting quantum processor"

Comm. Phys. 4, 26 (2021)

S. Dogra, G. S. Paraoanu

"Quantum process tomography of adiabatic and superadiabatic Raman passage"

AIP Conference Proceedings 2362, 030004 (2021)

C. Harney, A. Ferraro, M. Paternostro, S. Pirandola

"Mixed State Entanglement Classification using Artificial Neural Networks"

New J. Phys. 23, 063033 (2021)

C. Harney, S. Pirandola

"Idler-free Multi-Channel Discrimination with Multipartite Probe States"

NPJ Quantum Inf 7, 153 (2021)

C. Harney, L. Banchi, S. Pirandola

"Ultimate limits of Thermal Pattern Recognition"

Phys. Rev. A 103, 052406 (2021)

S. Izumi, J. S. Neergaard-Nielsen, U. L. Andersen

"Adaptive generalized measurement for unambiguous state discrimination of quaternary phase-shift-keying coherent states"

PRX Quantum 2, 020305 (2021)

A. Karsa, S. Pirandola

"Energetic considerations in quantum target ranging"

IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf21), pp. 1-4 (2021)

T. Korkalainen, I. Lilja, M. R. Perelshtein, K. V. Petrovnin, G. S. Paraoanu, P. J. Hakonen

"Vacuum-induced correlations in superconducting microwave cavity under multiple pump tones"

AIP Conference Proceedings 2362, 030001 (2021)

E. Losero, G. Ortolano, F. Saccomandi, I. Ruo-Berchera, S. Pirandola, M. Genovese

"Quantum reading: the experimental set-up"

Proc. SPIE 11700, Optical and Quantum Sensing and Precision Metrology, 1170020 (2021)

M. M. Marchese, A. Belenchia, S. Pirandola, M. Paternostro

"An Optomechanical Platform for Quantum Hypothesis Testing for Collapse Models"

New J. Phys. 23, 043022 (2021)

G. Ortolano, E. Losero, I. Ruo-Berchera, S. Pirandola, M. Genovese

"Experimental quantum reading with photon counting"

Sci. Adv. 7, eabc7796 (2021)

J. L. Pereira, S. Pirandola

"Bounds on amplitude damping channel discrimination"

Phys. Rev. A 103, 022610 (2021)

J. L. Pereira, L. Banchi, S. Pirandola

"Bounding the benefit of adaptivity in quantum metrology using the relative fidelity"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 150501 (2021)

J. L. Pereira, L. Banchi, S. Pirandola

"Characterising port-based teleportation as a universal simulator of qubit channels"

J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 54, 205301 (2021)

J. L. Pereira, L. Banchi, Q. Zhuang, S. Pirandola

"Idler-free channel position finding"

Phys. Rev. A 103, 042614 (2021)

F. R. F. Pereira, S. Mancini

"Polar Codes for Quantum Reading"

International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), 2238-2243 (2021)

S. Pirandola

"On quantum illumination, quantum reading, and the capacity of quantum computation"

IOP SciNotes 2, 015203 (2021)

M. Rexiti, S. Mancini

"Discriminating qubit amplitude damping channels"

Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 54, 165303 (2021)

D. E. Roberson, S. Izumi, W. Roga, J. S. Neergaard-Nielsen, M. Takeoka, U. L. Andersen

"Limit of Gaussian operations and measurements for Gaussian state discrimination, and its application to state comparison"

Phys. Rev. A 103, 022423 (2021)

J. S. Shaari, R. N. M. Nasir, S. Mancini

"Entropic bounds for unitary testers and mutually unbiased unitary bases"

Physics Letters A 398, 127277 (2021)

S. Zippili, D. Vitali

"Dissipative engineering of Gaussian entangled states in harmonic lattices with a single-site squeezed reservoir"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 020402 (2021)

Further publications:


L. Bianchi, J. Pereira, S. Pirandola

"Generalization in Quantum Machine Learning: a Quantum Information Perspective"

PRX Quantum 2, 040321 (2021) [Download PDF]

M. R. R. Good, A. Lapponi, O. Luongo, S. Mancini

"Quantum communication through a partially reflecting accelerating mirror"

Phys. Rev. D 104, 105020 (2021)

A. Karsa, J. Carolan, S. Pirandola

"Quantum channel position finding using single photons"

arXiv:2109.00432 (2021), submitted to Physical Review Research

A. Karsa, S. Pirandola

"Classical benchmarking for microwave quantum illumination"

arXiv:2105.04527 (2021)

J. L. Pereira, L. Banchi, S. Pirandola

"Symplectic decomposition from submatrix determinants"

Proc. R. Soc. A. 477, 20210513 (2021)

F. R. F. Pereira, S. Mancini

"Stabilizer codes for Open Quantum Systems"

arXiv:2107.11914 (2021) [Download PDF]

G. Spedalieri, S. Pirandola

"Performance of coherent-state quantum target detection in the context of asymmetric hypothesis testing"

arXiv:2109.01009 (2021)

G. Spedalieri, S. Pirandola

"Optimal squeezing for quantum target detection"

Phys. Rev. Research 3, L042039 (2021)



G. Arnold, M. Wulf, S. Barzanjeh, E. S. Redchenko, A. Rueda, W. J. Hease, F. Hassani, J. M. Fink

"Converting microwave and telecom photons with a silicon photonic nanomechanical interface"

Nat. Comm. 11, 4460 (2020)

A. Arqand, L. Memarzadeh, S. Mancini

"Quantum capacity of bosonic dephasing channel"

Phys. Rev. A 102, 042413 (2020)

L. Banchi, Q. Zhuang, S. Pirandola

"Quantum-enhanced barcode decoding and pattern recognition"

Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 064026 (2020)


S. Barzanjeh, S. Pirandola, D. Vitali, J. M. Fink

"Microwave quantum illumination using a digital receiver"

Science Advances 6, eabb0451 (2020)

S. Barzanjeh, S. Pirandola, D. Vitali, J. M. Fink

"Microwave quantum illumination using a digital receiver"

2020 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf20), 1-6 (2020)

S. Dogra, A. Vepsäläinen, G. S. Paraoanu

"Majorana representation of adiabatic and superadiabatic processes in three-level systems"

Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043079 (2020)

L. Gentini, A. Cuccoli, S. Pirandola, P. Verrucchi, L. Banchi

"Noise-Resilient Variational Hybrid Quantum-Classical Optimization"

Phys. Rev. A 102, 052414 (2020)

A. Karsa, S. Pirandola

"Noisy receivers for quantum illumination"

IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, vol. 35, no. 11, pp. 22-29 (2020)

A. Karsa, G. Spedalieri, Q. Zhuang, S. Pirandola

"Quantum Illumination with a generic Gaussian source"

Phys. Rev. Research 2, 023414 (2020)

G. S. Paraoanu, G. Johansson

"Listening to the quantum vacuum: a perspective on the dynamical Casimir effect"

Europhys. News 51, 18 (2020)

F. R. F. Pereira, S. Mancini

"Polar Codes for Quantum Reading"

arXiv:2012.07198 (2020)

J. L. Pereira, Q. Zhuang, S. Pirandola

"Optimal environment localization"

Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043189 (2020)

M. Peruzzo, A. Trioni, F. Hassani, M. Zemlicka, J. M. Fink

"Surpassing the resistance quantum with a geometric superinductor"

Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 044055 (2020)

I. Ruo-Berchera, A. Meda, E. Losero, A. Avella, N. Samantaray, M. Genovese

"Improving resolution-sensitivity trade off in sub-shot noise quantum imaging"

Applied Physics Letters 116, 214001 (2020)

N. Samantaray, I. Ruo-Berchera, I. P. Degiovanni

"Single-phase and correlated-phase estimation with multiphoton annihilated squeezed vacuum states: An energy- balancing scenario"

Physical Review A 101, 063810 (2020)

J. S. Shaari, S. Mancini

"Entropic bounds for unitary testers and mutually unbiased unitary bases"

Annals of Physics 412, 168043 (2020)

H. Shi, Z. Zhang, S. Pirandola, Q. Zhuang

"Entanglement-Assisted Absorption Spectroscopy"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 180502 (2020)

G. Spedalieri, L. Piersimoni, O. Laurino, S. L. Braunstein, S. Pirandola

"Detecting and tracking bacteria with quantum light"

Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043260 (2020)

A. Vepsäläinen, G. S. Paraoanu

"Simulating Spin Chains Using a Superconducting Circuit: Gauge Invariance, Superadiabatic Transport, and Broken Time-Reversal Symmetry"

Advanced Quantum Technologies 3, 1900121 (2020)

Q. Zhuang, S. Pirandola

"Ultimate limits for multiple quantum channel discrimination"

Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 080505 (2020)

Q. Zhuang, S. Pirandola

"Entanglement-enhanced testing of multiple quantum hypotheses"

Commun. Phys. 3, 103 (2020)

S. Zippilli, D. Vitali

"Possibility to generate any Gaussian cluster state by a multimode squeezing transformation"

Phys. Rev. A 102, 052424 (2020)



G. Ortolano, I. Ruo-Berchera, E. Predazzi

"Quantum enhanced imaging of nonuniform refractive profiles"

International Journal of Quantum Information 17, 1941010 (2019)