Ongoing and Recent Academic Collaborations

  • Martin Rochette, McGill
    Study of photon conversion in micro-wire, (PRA 2014, APL 2015).
  • Kevin Resch, U Waterloo
    Very tight collaboration on the generation of photon triplets in cascaded SPDC, locality-loop-hole free tests of quantum entanglement (Nature 2010, Nature Phys. 2012Nature Comm. 2013Nature Phot. 2014, Nature Phot. 2014).
  • Sae-Woo Nam and Krister Shalm, NIST Boulder
    For creating entangled photon triplets as well as towards loop-hole free Bell-tests (Nature Phot. 2014).
  • Alberto Tosi, Milano
    Experimental study of advanced single-photon detectors and arrays (Sci. Rep. 2014, J. Appl. Phys. 2014).
  • Vadim Makarov, U Waterloo
    Study on the security of free space quantum links; detectors for the satellite payload (several publications submitted).
  • Robert Zee, UToronto
    Satellite systems.
  • Christoph Simon, U Calgary
    Study of three-photon entanglement (Nature Phys 2013), quantum repeaters (submitted).
  • Amr Helmy, U Toronto
    Study of entangled source based on AlGaAs samples (Sci. Rep. 2013).
  • Adan Cabello, Seville
    Experiments on qutrit protocols (PRA 2012) and Bell-tests.
  • Urbasi Sinha, RRI
    Multi-dimensional systems, satellite quantum sources.
  • Anton Zeilinger and Rupert Ursin, Vienna
    Collaboration on the European quantum satellite project, ultra-long-distance quantum teleportation (Nature Phys. 2012).
  • Alipasha Vaziri, Vienna
    Study of entanglement enhanced two-photon absorption.
  • Gregor Weihs, Innsbruck
    ending short-wavelength entangled photons over telecom fibres (APL 2010), and ultra-stable interferometers for photon triplets.

Industrial Collaborations

  • Honeywell Canada, Cambridge/Ottawa
  • COMDEV Inc., Cambridge
  • National Institute of Optics (INO), Quebec City
  • Excelitas, Montreal
  • Neptec, Ottawa
  • C2C, Hamilton
  • Xiphos, Montreal
  • DotFast Systems, Kufstein

Partnerships and Funding


Natural Sciences and Engineering


Research Council of Canada (NSERC)


Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Industry Canada (Industry Canada)


Canadian Space Agency (CSA)


Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)


COM DEV International Ltd. (COM DEV)


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Office of Naval Research (ONR)


Government of Ontario, Canada

Ontario Research Fund (ORF), Early Researcher Award (ERA) and FedDev Ontario