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Publications by C. Simon

Refereed Journal Publications

    2014

  1. N. Sinclair, E. Saglamyurek, H. Mallahzadeh, J. A. Slater, M. George, R. Ricken, M. Hedges, D. Oblak, C. Simon, W. Sohler and W. Tittel, Spectral multiplexing for scalable quantum photonics using an atomic frequency comb quantum memory and feed-forward control, Physical Review Letters 113(5): 053603 (5 pp.), 29 July 2014, arXiv.org:1309.3202.

  2. P. Chan, I. Lucio-Martinez, X. F. Mo, C. Simon and W. Tittel, Performing private database queries in a real-world environment using a quantum protocol, Scientific Reports 4: 5233, 10 June 2014, arXiv.org:1303.0865.

  3. K. Heshami, C. Santori, B. Khanaliloo, C. Healey, V. M. Acosta, P. E. Barclay and C. Simon, Raman quantum memory based on an ensemble of nitrogen-vacancy centers coupled to a microcavity, Physical Review A 89(4): 040301(R) (5 pp.), 7 April 2014.

  4. B. He, A.V. Sharypov, J. Sheng, C. Simon and M. Xiao, Two-photon dynamics in coherent Rydberg atomic ensemble, Physical Review Letters 112(13): 133606 (5 pp.), 4 April 2014.

  5. R. Ghobadi, S. Kumar, B. Pepper, D. Bouwmeester, A. I. Lvovsky and C. Simon, Optomechanical micro-macro entanglement, Physical Review Letters 112(8): 080503 (5 pp.), 27 February 2014. PDF.

  6. 2013

  7. T. Wang, R. Ghobadi, S. Raeisi and C. Simon, Precision requirements for observing macroscopic quantum effects, Physical Review A 88(6): 062114 (5 pp.), 27 December 2013.

  8. F. Bussières, N. Sangouard, M. Afzelius, H. de Riedmatten, C. Simon and W. Tittel, Prospective applications of optical quantum memories, Journal of Modern Optics 60(18): 1519 - 1537, 19 November 2013.

  9. H. Kaviani, M. Khazali, R. Ghobadi, E. Zahedinejad, K. Heshami and C. Simon, Quantum storage and retrieval of light by sweeping the atomic frequency, New Journal of Physics 15(8): 085029 (9 pp.), 28 August 2013, arXiv.org:1304.3166.

  10. A. I. Lvovsky, R. Ghobadi, A. Chandra, A. S. Prasad and C. Simon, Observation of micro-macro entanglement of light, Nature Physics 9: 541 - 544, 25 July 2013. PDF.

  11. R. Ghobadi, A. I. Lvovsky and C. Simon, Creating and detecting micro-macro photon-number entanglement by amplifying and deamplifying a single-photon entangled state, Physical Review Letters 110(17): 170406 (5 pp.), 25 April 2013. PDF.

  12. B. Braverman and C. Simon, Proposal to observe the nonlocality of bohmian trajectories with entangled photons, Physical Review Letters 110(6): 060406 (5 pp.), 7 February 2013.

  13. L. K. Shalm, D. R. Hamel, Z. Yan, C. Simon, K. J. Resch and T. Jennewein, Three-photon energy–time entanglement, Nature Physics 9(1): 19 - 22, 1 January 2013.

  14. 2012

  15. B. Pepper, E. Jeffrey, R. Ghobadi, C. Simon and D. Bouwmeester, Macroscopic superpositions via nested interferometry: finite temperature and decoherence considerations, New Journal of Physics 14(11): 115025 (12 pp.), 27 November 2012.

  16. D. Rideout, T. Jennewein, G. Amelino-Camelia, T. F. Demarie, B.L. Higgins, A. Kempf, A. Kent, R. Laflamme, X. Ma, R.B. Mann, E. Martin-Martinez, N.C. Menicucci, J. Moffat, C. Simon, R. Sorkin, L. Smolin and D. R. Terno, Fundamental quantum optics experiments conceivable with satellites - reaching relativistic distances and velocities, Classical and Quantum Gravity 29(22): 224011 (44 pp.), 18 October 2012.

  17. J. Clark, K. Heshami and C. Simon, Photonic quantum memory in two-level ensembles based on modulating the refractive index in time: Equivalence to gradient echo memory, Physical Review A 86(1): 013833 (5 pp.), 23 July 2012.

  18. B. Pepper, R. Ghobadi, E. Jeffrey, C. Simon and D. Bouwmeester, Optomechanical superpositions via nested interferometry, Physical Review Letters 109(2): 023601 (5 pp.), 12 July 2012.

  19. K. Heshami, A. Green, Y. Han, A. Rispe, E. Saglamyurek, N. Sinclair, W. Tittel and C. Simon, Controllable-dipole quantum memory, Physical Review A 86(1): 013813 (7 pp.), 9 July 2012.

  20. S. Raeisi, W. Tittel and C. Simon, Proposal for inverting the quantum cloning of photons, Physical Review Letters 108(12): 120404 (5 pp.), 22 March 2012.

  21. 2011

  22. S. Raeisi, P. Sekatski and C. Simon, Coarse graining makes it hard to see micro-macro entanglement, Physical Review Letters 107(25): 250401 (5 pp.), 16 December 2011.

  23. R. Ghobadi, A. R. Bahrampour and C. Simon, Optomechanical entanglement in the presence of laser phase noise, Physical Review A 84(6): 063827 (5 pp.), 12 December 2011.

  24. N. Brunner, E. S. Polzik and C. Simon, Heralded amplification for precision measurements with spin ensembles, Physical Review A 84(4): 041804(R) (3 pp.), 17 October 2011.

  25. R. Ghobadi, A. R. Bahrampour and C. Simon, Quantum optomechanics in the bistable regime, Physical Review A 84(3): 033846 (7 pp.), 22 September 2011.

  26. A. Rispe, B. He and C. Simon, Photon-photon gates in Bose-Einstein condensates, Physical Review Letters 107(4): 043601 (4 pp.), 18 July 2011.

  27. B. He, Q. Lin and C. Simon, Cross-Kerr nonlinearity between continuous-mode coherent states and single photons, Physical Review A 83(5): 053826 (8 pp.), 18 May 2011.

  28. C. Simon and E. S. Polzik, Fock-state view of weak-value measurements and implementation with photons and atomic ensembles, Physical Review A 83(4): 040101(R) (4 pp.), 25 April 2011.

  29. K. Heshami, N. Sangouard, J. Minar, H. de Riedmatten and C. Simon, Precision requirements for spin-echo-based quantum memories, Physical Review A 83(3): 032315 (9 pp.), 23 March 2011.

  30. N. Sangouard, C. Simon, H. de Riedmatten and N. Gisin, Quantum repeaters based on atomic ensembles and linear optics, Reviews of Modern Physics 83(1): 33 - 80, 21 March 2011.

  31. B. He, A. MacRae, Y. Han, A. I. Lvovsky and C. Simon, Transverse multimode effects on the performance of photon-photon gates, Physical Review A 83(2): 022312 (5 pp.), 14 February 2011. PDF.

  32. M Jakobi, C. Simon, N. Gisin, J.-D. Bancal, C. Branciard, N. Walenta and H. Zbinden, Practical private database queries based on a quantum-key-distribution protocol, Physical Review A 83(2): 022301 (6 pp.), 2 February 2011.

  33. 2010

  34. P. Sekatski, B. Sanguinetti, E. Pomarico, N. Gisin and C. Simon, Cloning entangled photons to scales one can see, Physical Review A 82(5): 053814 (13 pp.), 15 November 2010.

  35. N. Curtz, R. Thew, C. Simon, N. Gisin and H. Zbinden, Coherent frequency-down-conversion interface for quantum repeaters, Optics Express 18(21): 22099 - 22104, 4 October 2010.

  36. M. Afzelius and C. Simon, Impedance-matched cavity quantum memory, Physical Review A 82(2): 022310 (4 pp.), 11 August 2010, arXiv.org:1004.2469.

  37. C. Simon, H. de Riedmatten and M. Afzelius, Temporally multiplexed quantum repeaters with atomic gases, Physical Review A 82(1): 010304(R) (4 pp.), 27 July 2010, arXiv.org:1007.5028.

  38. N. Brunner and C. Simon, Measuring small longitudinal phase shifts: weak measurements or standard interferometry?, Physical Review Letters 105(1): 010405 (4 pp.), 2 July 2010.

  39. N. Sangouard, C. Simon, J. Minar, M. Afzelius, T. Chanelière, N. Gisin, J.-L. Le Gouet, H. de Riedmatten and W. Tittel, On the impossibility of faithfully storing single-photons with three-pulse photon echo, Physical Review A 81(6): 062333 (6 pp.), 24 June 2010, arXiv.org:1002.5022.

  40. Y. Han, B. He, K. Heshami, C.-Z. Li and C. Simon, Quantum repeaters based on Rydberg-blockade-coupled atomic ensembles, Physical Review A 81(5): 052311 (7 pp.), 11 May 2010.

  41. D. Salart, O. Landry, N. Sangouard, N. Gisin, H. Herrmann, B. Sanguinetti, C. Simon, W. Sohler, R. Thew, A. Thomas and H. Zbinden, Purification of single-photon entanglement, Physical Review Letters 104(18): 180504 (4 pp.), 6 May 2010.

  42. N. Sangouard, C. Simon, N. Gisin, J. Laurat, R. Tualle-Brouri and P. Grangier, Quantum repeaters with entangled coherent states, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 27(6): A137 - A145, 4 May 2010.

  43. C. Simon, M. Afzelius, J. Appel, A. Boyer de la Giroday, S. J. Dewhurst, N. Gisin, C.Y. Hu, F. Jelezko, S. Kröll, J. H. Müller, E. S. Polzik, J. Rarity, H. de Riedmatten, W. Rosenfeld, A. J. Shields, N. Skold, R. M. Stevenson, R. Thew, I. Walmsley and M. Weber, Quantum memories: A review based on the European integrated project “Qubit Applications”, European Physical Journal D 58(1): 1 - 22, 20 April 2010.

  44. B. Lauritzen, J. Minar, H. de Riedmatten, M. Afzelius, N. Sangouard, C. Simon and N. Gisin, Solid state quantum memory for photons at telecommunication wavelengths, Physical Review Letters 104(8): 080502 (4 pp.), 24 February 2010.

  45. M. Afzelius, I. Usmani, A. Amari, B. Lauritzen, A. Walther, C. Simon, N. Sangouard, J. Minar, H. de Riedmatten, N. Gisin and S. Kröll, Demonstration of atomic frequency comb memory for light with spin-wave storage, Physical Review Letters 104(4): 040503 (4 pp.), 27 January 2010.

  46. 2009

  47. P. Sekatski, N. Brunner, C. Branciard, N. Gisin and C. Simon, Towards quantum experiments with human eyes as detectors based on cloning via stimulated emission, Physical Review Letters 103(11): 113601 (4 pp.), 8 September 2009.

  48. J. Minar, B. Lauritzen, H. de Riedmatten, M. Afzelius, C. Simon and N. Gisin, Electric control of collective atomic coherence in an erbium-doped solid, New Journal of Physics 11: 113019 (10 pp.), 24 July 2009.

  49. C. Ottaviani, C. Simon, H. de Riedmatten, M. Afzelius, B. Lauritzen, N. Sangouard and N. Gisin, Creating single collective atomic excitations via spontaneous Raman emission in inhomogeneously broadened systems: Beyond the adiabatic approximation, Physical Review A 79(6): 063828 (6 pp.), 19 June 2009.

  50. J. Ruggiero, J.-L. Le Gouet, C. Simon and T. Chanelière, Why the two-pulse photon echo is not a good quantum memory protocol, Physical Review A 79(5): 053851 (8 pp.), 27 May 2009.

  51. M. Afzelius, C. Simon, H. de Riedmatten and N. Gisin, Multimode quantum memory based on atomic frequency combs, Physical Review A 79(5): 052329 (9 pp.), 21 May 2009.

  52. N. Sangouard, R. Dubessy and C. Simon, Quantum repeaters based on single trapped ions, Physical Review A 79(4): 042340 (6 pp.), 29 April 2009.

  53. 2008

  54. J.-D. Bancal, C. Branciard, N. Brunner, N. Gisin, S. Popescu and C. Simon, Testing a Bell inequality in multi-pair scenarios, Physical Review A 78(6): 062110 (8 pp.), 15 December 2008.

  55. H. de Riedmatten, M. Afzelius, M. U. Staudt, C. Simon and N. Gisin, A solid state light-matter interface at the single photon level, Nature 456(7223): 773 - 777, 11 December 2008.

  56. N. Sangouard, C. Simon, T. Coudreau and N. Gisin, Purfication of single-photon entanglement with linear optics, Physical Review A 78(5): 050301 (4 pp.), 13 November 2008.

  57. S. R. Hastings-Simon, B. Lauritzen, M. U. Staudt, J. L. M. van Mechelen, C. Simon, H. de Riedmatten, M. Afzelius and N. Gisin, Zeeman level lifetimes in Er 3+: Y2SiO5, Physical Review B 78(8): 085410 (7 pp.), 11 August 2008.

  58. N. Sangouard, C. Simon, B. Zhao, Y. -A. Chen, H. de Riedmatten, J.-W. Pan and N. Gisin, Robust and efficient quantum repeaters with atomic ensembles and linear optics, Physical Review A 77(6): 062301 (7 pp.), 2 June 2008.

  59. J. Minar, H. de Riedmatten, C. Simon, H. Zbinden and N. Gisin, Phase-noise measurements in long-fiber interferometers for quantum-repeater applications, Physical Review A 77(5): 052325 (8 pp.), 20 May 2008.

  60. 2007

  61. M. Afzelius, M. U. Staudt, H. de Riedmatten, C. Simon, S. R. Hastings-Simon, R. Ricken, H. Suche, W. Sohler and N. Gisin, Interference of spontaneous emission of light from two solid-state atomic ensembles, New Journal of Physics 9: 413 (9 pp.), 21 November 2007.

  62. N. Sangouard, C. Simon, J. Minar, H. Zbinden, H. de Riedmatten and N. Gisin, Long-distance entanglement distribution with single-photon sources, Physical Review A 76(5): 050301(R) (4 pp.), 9 November 2007.

  63. M. U. Staudt, M. Afzelius, H. de Riedmatten, S. R. Hastings-Simon, C. Simon, R. Richen, H. Suche, W. Sohler and N. Gisin, Inerference of multi-mode photon echoes generated in spatially separated solid-state atomic ensembles, Physical Review Letters 99: 173602 (4 pp.), 25 October 2007.

  64. M. Halder, A. Beveratos, N. Gisin, V. Scarani, C. Simon and H. Zbinden, Entangling independent photons by time measurement, Nature Physics 3(10): 692 - 695, 19 August 2007.

  65. N. Gisin, S. A. Moiseev and C. Simon, Storage and retrieval of time-bin qubits with photon-echo-based quantum memories, Physical Review A 76(1): 014302 (3 pp.), 9 July 2007.

  66. N. Brunner, N. Gisin, V. Scarani and C. Simon, Detection loophole in asymmetric Bell experiments, Physical Review Letters 98(2): 220403 (4 pp.), 31 May 2007.

  67. A. Auffèves-Garnier, C. Simon, J.-M. Gérard and J.-P. Poizat, Giant optical non-linearity induced by a single two-level system interacting with a cavity in the Purcell regime, Physical Review A 75(5): 053823 (16 pp.), 30 May 2007.

  68. C. Simon, H. de Riedmatten, M. Afzelius, N. Sangouard, H. Zbinden and N. Gisin, Quantum repeaters with photon pair sources and multi-mode memories, Physical Review Letters 98(1): 190503 (4 pp.), 11 May 2007.

  69. N. Sangouard, C. Simon, M. Afzelius and N. Gisin, Analysis of a quantum memory for photons based on controlled reversible inhomogeneous broadening, Physical Review A 75(3): 032327 (8 pp.), 21 March 2007.

  70. X. Caillet and C. Simon, Precision of single-qubit gates based on Raman transitions, European Physical Journal D 42: 341 - 348, 9 March 2007.

  71. C. Simon, Y.-M. Niquet, X. Caillet, J. Eymery, J.-P. Poizat and J.-M. Gérard, Quantum communication with quantum dot spins, Physical Review B 75(8): 081302(R) (4 pp.), 9 February 2007.

  72. 2005

  73. G. A. Durkin and C. Simon, Multipartite entanglement inequalities via spin vector geometry, Physical Review Letters 95(1): 180402 (4 pp.), 25 October 2005.

  74. W. T. M. Irvine, J. F. Hodelin, C. Simon and D. Bouwmeester, Realisation of Hardy's thought experiment with photons, Physical Review Letters 95(3): 030401 (4 pp.), 11 July 2005.

  75. C. Simon, Comment on Separability of quantum states and the violation of Bell-type inequalities, Physical Review A 71(2): 026102 (1 p.), 22 February 2005.

  76. C. Simon and J.-P. Poizat, Creating single time-bin entangled photon pairs, Physical Review Letters 94(3): 030502 (4 pp.), 27 January 2005.

  77. 2004

  78. G. A. Durkin, C. Simon, J. Eisert and D. Bouwmeester, Resilience of multiphoton entanglement under losses, Physical Review A 70(6): 062305 (5 pp.), 3 December 2004.

  79. C. Simon and D. Jaksch, Possibility of observing energy decoherence due to quantum gravity, Physical Review A 70(5): 052104 (7 pp.), 10 November 2004.

  80. H. S. Eisenberg, G. Khoury, G. A. Durkin, C. Simon and D. Bouwmeester, Quantum entanglement of a large number of photons, Physical Review Letters 93(19): 193901 (4 pp.), 4 November 2004.

  81. 2003

  82. G. Toth, C. Simon and J. I. Cirac, Entanglement detection based on interference and particle counting, Physical Review A 68(6): 062310 (6 pp.), 10 December 2003.

  83. W. Marshall, C. Simon, R. Penrose and D. Bouwmeester, Towards quantum superpositions of a mirror, Physical Review Letters 91(13): 130401 (4 pp.), 23 September 2003.

  84. C. Simon and W. T. M. Irvine, Robust long-distance entanglement and a loophole-free Bell test with ions and photons, Physical Review Letters 91(11): 110405 (4 pp.), 12 September 2003.

  85. C. Simon and D. Bouwmeester, Theory of an entanglement laser, Physical Review Letters 91(5): 053601 (4 pp.), 1 August 2003.

  86. C. Brukner, J.-W. Pan, C. Simon, G. Weihs and A. Zeilinger, Probabilistic instantaneous quantum computation, Physical Review A 67(3): 034304 (4 pp.), 27 March 2003.

  87. 2002

  88. C. Simon and J.-W. Pan, Polarization entanglement purification using spatial entanglement, Physical Review Letters 89(25): 257901 (4 pp.), 2 December 2002.

  89. C. Simon, Natural entanglement in Bose-Einstein condensates, Physical Review A 66(5): 052323 (4 pp.), 25 November 2002.

  90. W. Duer, C. Simon and J. I. Cirac, Effective size of certain macroscopic quantum superpositions, Physical Review Letters 89(21): 210402 (4 pp.), 31 October 2002.

  91. C. Simon and J. Kempe, Robustness of multi-party entanglement, Physical Review A 65(5): 052327 (4 pp.), 9 May 2002.

  92. A. Lamas-Linares, C. Simon, J. C. Howell and D. Bouwmeester, Experimental quantum cloning of single photons, Science 296: 712 - 714, 26 April 2002.

  93. J. Eisert, C. Simon and M. Plenio, On the quantification of entanglement in infinite-dimensional quantum systems, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 35(17): 3911 - 3923, 19 April 2002.

  94. G. A. Durkin, C. Simon and D. Bouwmeester, Multiphoton entanglement concentration and quantum cryptography, Physical Review Letters 88(18): 187902 (4 pp.), 17 April 2002.

  95. 2001

  96. C. Simon, V. I. Bužek and N. Gisin, The no-signaling condition and quantum dynamics, Physical Review Letters 87(17): 170405 (4 pp.), 8 October 2001.

  97. A. Carollo, G. M. Palma, C. Simon and A. Zeilinger, On a linear optical implementation of non-local product states and on their indistinguishability, Physical Review A 64(2): 022318 (8 pp.), 17 July 2001.

  98. J.-W. Pan, C. Simon, C. Brukner and A. Zeilinger, Feasible entanglement purification for quantum communication, Nature 410: 1067 - 1070, 26 April 2001.

  99. C. Simon, C. Brukner and A. Zeilinger, Hidden-variable theorems for real experiments, Physical Review Letters 86(20): 4427 - 4430, 29 January 2001.

  100. 2000

  101. C. Simon, M. Zukowski, H. Weinfurter and A. Zeilinger, A feasible , Physical Review Letters 85(9): 1783 - 1786, 28 August 2000.

  102. J. Kempe, C. Simon and G. Weihs, Optimal photon cloning, Physical Review A 62(3): 032302 (8 pp.), 8 August 2000.

  103. T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinfurter and A. Zeilinger, Quantum cryptography with polarization entangled photons, Physical Review Letters 84(20): 4729 - 4732, 15 May 2000.

  104. C. Simon, G. Weihs and A. Zeilinger, Optimal quantum cloning via stimulated emission, Physical Review Letters 84(13): 2993 - 2996, 27 March 2000.

  105. C. Simon, G. Weihs and A. Zeilinger, Optimal quantum cloning and universal NOT without quantum gates, Journal of Modern Optics 47(2 & 3): 233 - 246, 1 February 2000.

  106. 1999

  107. C. Simon, G. Weihs and A. Zeilinger, Quantum cloning and signaling, Acta Physica Slovaca 49(4): 755 - 761, 1 January 1999.

  108. 1998

  109. G. Weihs, T. Jennewein, C. Simon, H. Weinfurter and A. Zeilinger, Violation of Bell's inequality under strict Einstein locality conditions, Physical Review Letters 81(23): 5039 - 5041, 7 December 1998.

Books, Chapters in Books and Booklets

    2012

  1. K. Hammerer, C. Genes, D. Vitali, P. Tombesi, G. Milburn, C. Simon and D. Bouwmeester, Nonclassical states of light and mechanics, M. Aspelmeyer, T. Kippenberg, and F. Marquardt, eds., Published by Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2012.




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