The Publications

QuReP Publications


  • High-bandwidth quantum memory protocol for storing single photons in rare-earth doped crystals [PDF], V. Caprara Vivoli, N. Sangouard, M. Afzelius, N. Gisin, arXiv:1305.1863 (2013)

  • Single-photon-level optical storage in a solid-state spin-wave memory [PDF], N. Timoney, I. Usmani, P. Jobez, M. Afzelius and N. Gisin, arXiv:1301.6924 (2013)

  • Measurement of linewidths and permanent electric dipole moment change of the Ce 4f-5d transition in Y2SiO5 for qubit readout scheme in rare-earth ion based quantum computing [PDF], Y. Yan, J. Karlsson, L. Rippe, A. Walther, D. Serrano, D. Lindgren, M. Pistol, S. Kroll, P. Goldner, L. Zheng and J. Xu, Phys. Rev. B 87, 184205 (2013)

  • Faithful Solid State Optical Memory with Dynamically Decoupled Spin Wave Storage [PDF], M. Lovric, D. Suter, A. Ferrier and P. GoldnerarXiv:1302.3358 (2013) Acc. PRL

  • Efficient Quantum Memory Using a Weakly Absorbing Sample [PDF], M. Sabooni, Q. Li, S. Kroll, and L. Rippe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 133604 (2013)

  • Two-color narrowband photon pair source with high brightness based on clustering in a monolithic waveguide resonator [PDF], K-H. Luo, H. Herrmann, S. Krapick, R. Ricken, V. Quiring, H. Suche, W. Sohler, and C. Silberhorn, arXiv:1306.1756 (2013)

  • Securing coherence rephasing with a pair of adiabatic rapid passages [PDF], M. F. Pascual-Winter, R.-C. Tongning, T. Chanelière and J.-L. Le GouëtNew J. Phys. 15 055024 (2013)

  • Cavity-enhanced storage—preparing for high-efficiency quantum memories [PDF], M. Sabooni, S. Tornibue Kometa, A. Thuresson, S. Kroll and L. Rippe, New J. Phys. 15 035024 (2013)

  • An efficient integrated two-color source for heralded single photons [PDF], S. Krapick, H. Herrmann, V. Quiring, B. Brecht, H. Suche and C. Silberhorn, New J. Phys. 15 033010 (2013)

  • Narrow inhomogeneous and homogeneous optical linewidths in a rare earth doped transparent ceramic [PDF], A. Ferrier, C. W. Thiel, B. Tumino, M. O. Ramirez, L. E. Bausá, R. L. Cone, A. Ikesue and Ph. GoldnerPhys. Rev. B 87, 041102(R) (2013)



  • Photon-pair source with controllable delay based on shaped inhomogeneous broadening of rare-earth-metal-doped solids  [PDF], P. Sekatski, N. Sangouard, N. Gisin, H. de Riedmatten, & M. Afzelius, Phys. Rev. A, 83, 053840 (2011)

  • Approaches for a quantum memory at telecommunication wavelengths [PDF], B. Lauritzen,J. Minar, H. de Riedmatten, M. Afzelius, and N. GisinPhys. Rev A, 83 012318 (2011)

  • Long-term performance of the SwissQuantum quantum key distribution network in a field environment [PDF], D Stucki, M Legré, F Buntschu, B Clausen, N Felber, N Gisin, L Henzen, P Junod, G Litzistorf, P Monbaron, L Monat, J-B Page, D Perroud, G Ribordy, A Rochas, S Robyr, J Tavares, R Thew, P Trinkler, S Ventura, R Voirol, N Walenta, H Zbinden, New J.  Phys. 13, 123001 (2011)

  • Efficient solid state memories for quantum cryptography [PDF], F. Beaudoux, R. Marino, J. Lejay, A. Ferrier, B.Tumino, O. Guillot-Noel, P. Goldner, J. Luminescence 131 469 (2011)

  • Hyperfine characterization and coherence lifetime extension in Pr3+:La2(WO4)3 [PDF], M. Lovric, P. Glasenapp, D. Suter, B. Tumino, A. Ferrier, P. Goldner, M. Sabooni, L. Rippe, & S. Kröll, Phys. Rev. B, 84, 104417 (2011)

  • Revival of Silenced Echo and Quantum Memory for Light [PDF],  V. Damon, M. Bonarota, A. Louchet-Chauvet, T. Chanelière, J.-L. Le Gouët, New J. Phys., 13 093031 (2011)

  • Absorption of a pulse by an optically dense medium: An argument for field quantization [PDF], P. R. Berman, J.-L. Le Gouët, Am. J. Phys., 79 5 (2011)

  • Phase-matched emission from a medium following one-photon pulse excitation: energy considerations [PDF],  P. R. Berman and J.-L. Le Gouët, Phys. Rev. A. 83 035804(2011)

  • Quantum storage of photonic entanglement in a crystal, [PDFC. Clausen, I. Usmani, F. Bussières, N. Sangouard, M. Afzelius, H. de Riedmatten & N. Gisin, Nature 469, 508 (2011)

  • Emission of photon echoes in a strongly scattering medium [PDF], F. Beaudoux, B. Tumino, A. Ferrier, R. Marino, J. Lejay, O. Guillot-Noël,  T. Chanelière, J.-L. Le Gouët and Ph. Goldner, Opt. Exp., 19 15236 (2011)
  • Highly multimode memory in a crystal [PDF], M. Bonarota, J.-L. Le Gouët, T. Chanelière, New J. Phys. 13 013013 (2011)


  • Efficient optical pumping of Zeeman spin levels in Nd3+: YVO4 [PDF], Mikael Afzelius, Matthias U. Staudt, Hugues de Riedmattena, Nicolas Gisin, Olivier Guillot-Noël, Philippe Goldner, Robert Marino, Pierre Porcher, Enrico Cavalli, Marco Bettinelli, J. Luminescence, 130 1566 (2010)
  • Efficient optical pumping of Zeeman spin levels in Nd3+: YVO4 [PDF], Mikael Afzelius, Matthias U. Staudt, Hugues de Riedmattena, Nicolas Gisin, Olivier Guillot-Noël, Philippe Goldner, Robert Marino, Pierre Porcher, Enrico Cavalli, Marco Bettinelli, J. Luminescence, 130 1566 (2010)
  • Efficient light storage in a crystal using an Atomic Frequency Comb [PDF]T. Chanelière, J. Ruggiero, M. Bonarota, M. Afzelius, and J.-L. Le GouëtNew J. Phys.12 023025(2010)
  • Spin-wave storage using chirped control fields in atomic frequency comb-based quantum memory [PDF]J. Minar, N. Sangouard, M. Afzelius, H. de Riedmatten, & N. Gisin, Phys. Rev. A, 82, 042309 (2010)
  • Impossibility of faithfully storing single photons with the three-pulse photon echo [PDF]N. Sangouard, C. Simon, J. Minar, M. Afzelius, T. Chanelière, N. Gisin, J-L. Le Gouët, H. de Riedmatten, & W. Tittel, Phys. Rev. A, 81, 062333 (2010)
  • Storage and recall of weak coherent optical pulses with an efficiency of 25% [PDF], M. Sabooni, F. Beaudoin, A. Walther, Lin Nan, A. Amari, M. Huang, S. Kröll, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 060501 (2010)