Introduction

We are an experimental quantum optics group run by Kevin Resch, based in the Department of Physics & Astronomy and the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo.

Publications

Refereed Publications

  1. K.A.G. Fisher, D.G. England, J.-P.W. MacLean, P.J. Bustard, K. Heshami, K.J. Resch, and B.J. Sussman
    Storage of polarization-entangled THz-bandwidth photon in a diamond quantum memory
    Physical Review A 96, 012324 (2017).
  2. K. Reid, J.-P.W. McLean, R.W. Spekkens, and K.J. Resch
    Quantum to classical transitions in causal relations
    Physical Review A 95, 062102 (2017).
  3. J.-P.W. McLean, K. Reid, R.W. Spekkens, and K.J. Resch
    Quantum-coherent mixtures of causal relations
    Nature Communications 8, 15149 (2017).
  4. S. Agne, T. Kauten, J. Jin, E. Meyer-Scott, J.Z. Salvail, D.R. Hamel, K.J. Resch, G. Weihs, and T. Jennewein
    Observation of Genuine Three-Photon Interference
    Physical Review Letters 118, 153602 (2017).
  5. J.M. Donohue, M. Mastrovich, and K.J. Resch
    Spectrally Engineering Photonic Entanglement with a Time Lens
    Physical Review Letters 117, 243602 (2016).
  6. D.G. England, K.A. G. Fisher, J.-P.W. MacLean, P.J. Bustard, K.Heshami, K.J. Resch, and B.J. Sussman
    Phonon-mediated nonclassical interference in diamond
    Physical Review Letters 117, 073603 (2016).
  7. M.D. Mazurek, M.F. Pusey, R. Kunjwal, K.J. Resch, and R.W. Spekkens
    An experimental test of noncontextuality without unphysical idealizations
    Nature Communications 7, 11780 (2016).
  8. K.A.G. Fisher, D.G. England, J.-P.W. MacLean, P.J. Bustard, K.J. Resch, and B.J. Sussman
    Frequency and bandwidth conversion of single photons in a room-temperature diamond quantum memory
    Nature Communications 7, 11200 (2016).
  9. X. Ma, T. Jackson, H. Zhou, J. Chen, D. Lu, M.D. Mazurek, K.A.G. Fisher, X. Peng, D. Kribs, K.J. Resch, Z. Ji, B. Zeng, and R. Laflamme
    Pure-state tomography with the expectation value of Pauli operators
    Physical Review A 93, 032140 (2016).
  10. D. H. Mahler, L. Rozema, K. Fisher, L. Vermeyden, K. J. Resch, H. M. Wiseman, and A. Steinberg,
    Experimental nonlocal and surreal Bohmian trajectories
    Science Advances 2, e1501466 (2016).
  11. E. Meyer-Scott, D. McCloskey, K. Gołos, J.Z. Salvail, K.A. G. Fisher, D.R. Hamel, A. Cabello, K.J. Resch, and T. Jennewein
    Certifying the Presence of a Photonic Qubit by Splitting It in Two
    Physical Review Letters 116, 070501 (2016).
  12. K. Ried, M. Agnew, L. Vermeyden, D. Janzing, R.W. Spekkens, and K.J. Resch
    A quantum advantage for inferring causal structure
    Nature Physics 11, 414 (2015).
  13. J.M. Donohue, M.D. Mazurek, and K.J. Resch
    Theory of high-efficiency sum-frequency generation for single-photon waveform conversion
    Physical Review A 91, 033809 (2015).
  14. D.G. England, K.A.G. Fisher, J-P.W. MacLean, P.J. Bustard, R. Lausten, K.J. Resch, and B.J. Sussman
    Storage and Retrieval of THz-Bandwidth Single Photons Using a Room-Temperature Diamond Quantum Memory
    Physical Review Letters 114, 053602 (2015).
  15. L. Vermeyden, X. Ma, J. Lavoie, M. Bonsma, U. Sinha, R. Laflamme, and K. J. Resch
    Experimental test of environment-assisted invariance
    Physical Review A 91, 012120 (2015).
  16. J. Donohue, J. Lavoie, and K.J. Resch
    Ultrafast Time-Division Demultiplexing of Polarization-Entangled Photons
    Physical Review Letters 113, 163602 (2014).
  17. D.R. Hamel, L.K. Shalm, H. Hübel, A.J. Miller, F. Marsili, V.B. Verma, R.P. Mirin, S.W. Nam, K.J. Resch, and T. Jennewein
    Direct generation of three-photon polarization entanglement
    Nature Photonics 8, 801 (2014).
  18. M. Agnew, E. Bolduc, K.J. Resch, S. Franke-Arnold, and J. Leach
    Discriminating Single-Photon States Unambiguously in High Dimensions
    Physical Review Letters 113, 020501 (2014).
  19. P. Kolenderski, C. Scarcella, K.D. Johnsen, D.R. Hamel, C. Holloway, L.K. Shalm, S. Tisa, A. Tosi, K.J. Resch, and T. Jennewein
    Time-resolved double-slit interference pattern measurement with entangled photons
    Scientific Reports 4, 4685 (2014).
  20. C. Erven, E.  Mayer-Scott, K. Fisher, J. Lavoie, B.L. Higgins, Z. Yan, C.J. Pugh, J.-P. Bourgoin, R. Prevedel, L.K. Shalm, L. Richards, N. Gigov, R. Laflamme, G. Weihs, T. Jennewein, and K.J. Resch
    Experimental three-photon quantum nonlocality under strict locality conditions
    Nature Photonics 8, 292-296 (2014).
  21. K.A.G. Fisher, A. Broadbent, L.K. Shalm, Z. Yan, J. Lavoie, R. Prevedel, T. Jennewein, and K.J. Resch
    Quantum computing on encrypted data
    Nature Communications 5, 3074, (2014).
  22. J.M. Donohue, M. Agnew, J. Lavoie, and K.J. Resch
    Coherent Ultrafast Measurement of Time-Bin Encoded Photons
    Physical Review Letters 111, 153602 (2013).
  23. J.M. Arrazola, O. Gittsovich, J.M. Donohue, J. Lavoie, K.J. Resch, and N. Lütkenhaus
    Reliable entanglement verification
    Physical Review A 87, 062331 (2013).
  24. M. Mazurek, K.M. Schreiter, R. Prevedel, R. Kaltenbaek, and K.J. Resch
    Dispersion-cancelled biological imaging with quantum-inspired interferometry
    Scientific Reports 3, 1582 (2013).
  25. J. Lavoie, J. Donohue, L.G. Wright, A. Fedrizzi, and K.J. Resch
    Bandwidth compression of single photons
    Nature Photonics 7, 363 (2013).
  26. L. Vermeyden, M. Bonsma, C. Noel, J. Donohue, E. Wolfe, and K.J. Resch
    Experimental violation of three families of Bell inequalities
    Physical Review A 87, 032105 (2013).
  27. L.K. Shalm, D.R. Hamel, Z. Yan, C. Simon, K.J. Resch, and T. Jennewein
    Three photon energy-time entanglement
    Nature Physics 9, 19 (2013).
  28. K.A.G. Fisher, R. Prevedel, R. Kaltenbaek, K.J. Resch
    Optimal linear optical implementation of a single-qubit damping channel
    New Journal of Physics 14, 033016 (2012).
  29. R. Prevedel, K.M Schreiter, J. Lavoie, and K.J. Resch
    Classical analogue for dispersion cancellation of entangled photons with local detection
    Physical Review A 84, 051803 (2011).
  30. R. Prevedel, D.R. Hamel, R. Colbeck, K. Fisher, and K.J. Resch
    Experimental investigation of the uncertainty principle in the presence of quantum memory and its application to witnessing entanglement
    Nature Physics 7, 757 (2011).
  31. R. Prevedel, Y. Lu, W. Matthews, R. Kaltenbaek, and K. J. Resch
    Entanglement-assisted classical communication over a noisy classical channel
    Physical Review Letters 106, 110505 (2011).
  32. J. Lavoie, R. Kaltenbaek, M. Piani, and K.J. Resch
    Experimental Bound Entanglement?
    Nature Physics 6, 827 (2010).
    The original article and the authors’ reply.
  33. Y. Lu, N. Coish, R. Kaltenbaek, D.R. Hamel, S. Croke, and K.J. Resch
    Minimum-error discrimination of entangled quantum states
    Physical Review A 82, 042340 (2010).
  34. R. Kaltenbaek, J. Lavoie, B. Zeng, S. Bartlett, and K.J. Resch
    Optical one-way quantum computing with a simulated valence-bond solid
    Nature Physics 6, 850 (2010).
  35. J. Lavoie, R. Kaltenbaek, M. Piani, and K.J. Resch
    Experimental Bound Entanglement in a Four-Photon State
    Physical Review Letters 105, 130501 (2010).
  36. H. Hübel, D.R. Hamel, A. Fedrizzi, S. Ramelow, K.J. Resch, and T. Jennewein
    Direct generation of photon triplets using cascaded photon-pair sources
    Nature 466, 601 (2010).
  37. G. G. Gillett, R. B. Dalton, B. P. Lanyon, M. P. Almeida, M. Barbieri, G. J. Pryde, J. L. O’Brien, K. J. Resch, S. D. Bartlett, and A. G. White
    Experimental Feedback Control of Quantum Systems Using Weak Measurements
    Physical Review Letters 104, 080503 (2010).
  38. N. Killoran, D. N. Biggerstaff, R. Kaltenbaek, K. J. Resch, and N. Lütkenhaus
    Derivation and experimental test of fidelity benchmarks for remote preparation of arbitrary qubit states
    Physical Review A 81, 012334 (2010).
  39. D.N. Biggerstaff, R. Kaltenbaek, D.R. Hamel, G. Weihs, T. Rudolph, and K.J. Resch,
    Cluster-state quantum computing enhanced by high-fidelity generalized measurements
    Physical Review Letters 103, 240504 (2009).
  40. K. Schreiter, A. Pasieka, R. Kaltenbaek, K.J. Resch, and D.W. Kribs
    Optical implementation of a unitarily correctable code
    Physical Review A 80, 022311 (2009).
  41. J. Lavoie, R. Kaltenbaek, and K.J. Resch
    Experimental violation of Svetlichny’s inequality
    New Journal of Physics 11, 073051 (2009).
  42. R. Kaltenbaek, J. Lavoie, and K.J. Resch
    Classical analogues of two-photon quantum interference
    Physical Review Letters 102, 243601 (2009).
  43. J. Lavoie, R. Kaltenbaek, and K.J. Resch
    “Quantum-optical coherence tomography” with classical light
    Optics Express 17, 3818 (2009).
  44. M. Barbieri, T.J. Weinhold, B.P Lanyon, A. Gilchrist, K.J. Resch, M.P. Almeida, and A.G. White
    Parametric down-conversion in linear optical quantum gates: two’s company, four’s a crowd
    Journal of Modern Optics 56, 209 (2009).
  45. B. P. Lanyon, M. Barbieri, M. P. Almeida, T. Jennewein, T. C. Ralph, K. J. Resch, G. J. Pryde, J. L. O’Brien, A. Gilchrist, A. G. White
    Quantum computing using shortcuts through higher dimensions
    Nature Physics 5, 134 (2009).
  46. R. Kaltenbaek, J. Lavoie, D.N. Biggerstaff, and K.J. Resch
    Quantum-inspired interferometry with chirped laser pulses
    Nature Physics 4, 864 (2008).
  47. B.P. Lanyon, T.J. Weinhold, N.K. Langford, J.L. O’Brien, K.J. Resch, A. Gilchrist, and A. G. White
    Manipulating biphotonic qutrits
    Physical Review Letters 100, 060504 (2008).
  48. K.J. Resch, P. Puvanathasan, J.S. Lundeen, M.W. Mitchell, and K. Bizheva
    Classical dispersion-cancellation interferometry
    Optics Express 15, 8797 (2007).
  49. K.J. Resch, K.L. Pregnell, R. Prevedel, A. Gilchrist, G.J. Pryde, J.L. O’Brien, and A.G. White
    Time-reversal and super-resolving phase measurements
    Physical Review Letters 98, 223601 (2007).
  50. K.J. Resch, J.L. O’Brien, T.J. Weinhold, K. Sanaka, B.P. Lanyon, N.K. Langford and A.G. White
    Entanglement generation by Fock state filtration
    Physical Review Letters 98, 203602 (2007).  Additional online material (EPAPS)
  51. T.C. Ralph, K.J. Resch, and A. Gilchrist
    Efficient Toffoli gates using qudits
    Physical Review A 75, 022313 (2007).
  52. A. Gilchrist, K.J. Resch, and A.G. White
    Source of triggered entangled photon pairs?
    Nature 445, E4-E5 (2007).
    The original article
    and the authors’ reply
  53. P. Walther, K.J. Resch, C. Brukner, and A. Zeilinger
    Experimental entangled entanglement
    Physical Review Letters 97, 020501 (2006).
  54. K. Sanaka, K.J. Resch, and A. Zeilinger
    Filtering out photonic Fock states
    Physical Review Letters 96, 083601 (2006).
  55. N.K. Langford, T.J. Weinhold, R. Prevedel, K.J. Resch, A. Gilchrist, J.L O’Brien, G.J. Pryde, and A.G. White
    Demonstration of a simple entangling optical gate and its use in Bell-state analysis
    Physical Review Letters 95, 210504 (2005).
  56. J.S. Lundeen, K.J. Resch, and A.M. Steinberg
    Comment on “A linear optics implementation of weak values in Hardy’s paradox”
    Physical Review A 72, 016101 (2005).

    The original article
    and the authors’ reply.
  57. P. Walther, M. Aspelmeyer, K.J. Resch, and A. Zeilinger
    Experimental violation of a cluster state Bell inequality
    Physical Review Letters 95, 020403 (2005).
  58. P.Walther, K.J. Resch, and A. Zeilinger
    Local conversion of Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger states to approximate W states
    Physical Review Letters, 94, 240501 (2005).
  59. P. Walther, K.J. Resch, T. Rudolph, E. Schenck, H. Weinfurter, V. Vedral, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger
    Experimental one-way quantum computing
    Nature 434, 169 (2005).
    Associated Nature Editor’s summary
  60. K.J. Resch, P. Walther, and A. Zeilinger
    Full characterization of a three-photon Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger state using quantum state tomography
    Physical Review Letters 94, 070402 (2005).
  61. P. Walther, K.J. Resch, C. Brukner, A.M. Steinberg, J.-W. Pan, and A. Zeilinger
    Quantum nonlocality obtained from local states by entanglement purification
    Physical Review Letters 94, 040504 (2005).
  62. K.J. Resch*, M. Lindenthal*, B. Blauensteiner, H.R. Böhm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther,  H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger
    Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel
    Optics Express 13, 202 (2005).
    *These authors contributed equally.
  63. J.S. Lundeen and K.J. Resch
    Practical measurement of joint weak values and their connection to the annihilation operator
    Physics Letters A 334, 337 (2005).
  64. K.J. Resch
    Spatio-temporal few-photon optical nonlinearities through linear optics and measurement
    Physical Review A 70, 051803(R) (2004).
  65. K.J. Resch
    Practical weak measurement of multiparticle observables
    Journal of Optics B: Quantum and semiclassical optics 6, 482 (2004).
  66. K.J. Resch and A.M. Steinberg
    Extracting joint weak values with local, single-particle measurements
    Physical Review Letters, 92 130402 (2004).
  67. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Experimental realization of the quantum box problem
    Physics Letters A, 324 vol.2-3, 125 (2004).
  68. K. Sanaka, T. Jennewein, J.-W. Pan, K. Resch, and A. Zeilinger
    Experimental nonlinear sign shift for scalable quantum computation
    Physical Review Letters 92, 017902, (2004).
  69. K.J. Resch, G.G. Lapaire, J.S. Lundeen, J.E. Sipe, and A.M. Steinberg
    Photon-exchange effects on photon-pair transmission
    Physical Review A 69, 063814 (2004).
  70. M. Mohseni, J.S. Lundeen, K.J. Resch, and A.M. Steinberg
    Experimental application of decoherence-free subspaces in a quantum computing algorithm
    Physical Review Letters 91, 187903, (2003).
  71. M. Aspelmeyer, H. Böhm, T. Jennewein, T. Gyatso, R. Kaltenbaek, M. Lindenthal, G. Molina-Terriza, A. Poppe, K. Resch. M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, and A. Zeilinger
    Long-distance free space distribution of quantum entanglement
    Science 301, 621 (2003).
  72. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Practical creation and detection of polarization Bell states using parametric down-conversion
    In The Physics of Communication – Proceedings of the XXII Solvay Conference on Physics (I. Antoniou, V.A. Sadovnichy, & H Walther Eds. World Scientific, 2003). Preprint: quant-ph/0204034 (2002).
  73. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Conditional-phase switch at the single-photon level
    Physical Review Letters 89, 037904 (2002).
  74. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Quantum state preparation and conditional coherence
    Physical Review Letters 88, 113601 (2002).
  75. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Electromagnetically induced opacity for photon pairs
    Journal of Modern Optics 49, 487 (2002).
  76. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Nonlinear optics with less than one photon
    Physical Review Letters 87, 123603 (2001).
  77. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Total reflection cannot occur with a negative time delay
    IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 37, 794 (2001).
  78. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Comment on “Manipulating the frequency-entangled states by an acoustic-optical modulator”
    Physical Review A 64, 056101 (2001).
    The original article and the authors’ reply.
  79. K. Resch, V. Blanchet, A. Stolow, and T. Seideman
    Polyatomic wavepacket decomposition.  Final state effects
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105, 2756 (2001).
  80. K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen, and A.M. Steinberg
    Experimental observation of nonclassical effects on single-photon detection rates
    Physical Review A 63 , 020102(R) (2001).
    Associated AIP Physics News Update article Nonclassical Light by Phil Schewe, James Riordon, and Ben Stein

Other Articles

  1. H. Huebel, D.R. Hamel, K.J. Resch, and T. Jennewein, Generation of various tri-partite entangled states using cascaded spontaneous down-conversion, AIP Conf. Proc. (QCMC) 1363, 331 (2011).
  2. C. Erven, D. Hamel, K. Resch, R. Laflamme, and G. Weihs, Entanglement Based Quantum Key Distribution Using a Bright Sagnac Entangled Photon Source, In Quantum Communication and Quantum Networking (A. Sergienko, S. Pascazio and P. Villoresi, eds. Springer, Berlin, 2010) pp. 108-116 (ISBN 978-3-642-11730-5).
  3. K.J. Resch, R. Kaltenbaek, J. Lavoie, and D.N. Biggerstaff, Chirped-pulse interferometry with finite frequency correlations, Proc. SPIE 7465, 74650N (2009). ArXiv: 0909.0796
  4. K.J. Resch, Amplifying a tiny optical effect, Science 319, 733 (2008).
  5. K.J. Resch, P. Puvanathasan, K. Bizheva, M. Mitchell, and J.S. Lundeen, White light interferometer automatically cancels dispersion, Laser Focus World, 43 (Issue 11), 85 (2007).
  6. M. Aspelmeyer, H. R. Böhm, S. Gasparoni, T. Jennewein, G. Molina-Terriza, A. Poppe, K. Resch, P. Walther, A. Zeilinger, Advanced quantum communication experiments with entangled photons, In Quantum Communications and Cryptography (A. V. Sergienko, ed., CRC Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, Florida, 2006), Ch. 3, pp. 45-81 (ISBN 0-8493-3684-8).
  7. K. Sanaka and K. Resch, A feasible gate for scalable linear optics quantum computation using polarization optics, Preprint: quant-ph/0312226 (2003).