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  • A multimode solid-state quantum memory for single photons 

    Seri, Alessando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-03)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Quantum memories (QMs) for light represent a fundamental ingredient for the development of a quantum internet. Among other applications, they are a building block for the distribution of entanglement on large scale, i.e. ...
  • Quantum control of single spin excitations in cold atomic quantum memories 

    Albrecht, Boris (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-12-01)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Optical quantum memories are important devices in quantum information science. In particular, they are building blocks of quantum repeater architectures that have been proposed to increase the range of quantum communication ...
  • Quantum frecuency conversion for hybrid quantum networks 

    Maring, Nicolas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The ability to control the optical frequency of quantum state carriers (i.e. photons) is an important functionality for future quantum networks. It allows all matter quantum systems - nodes of the network - to be compatible ...
  • A quantum light-matter interface with Rydberg polaritons in a cold atomic ensemble 

    Distante, Emanuele (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-03-24)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Nonlinear optics at the single-photon level enables deterministic photonphoton interaction, a long-standing goal in quantum photonics science. Besides its implication in fundamental aspects of physics, this would unlock ...
  • Quantum light source compatible with solid-state quantum memories and telecom networks 

    Rieländer, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-11-24)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This PhD thesis is in the scope of experimental quantum communication. It deals with correlated photon pairs of which one photon is stored in a solid state device, while the other photon is at telecom wavelength. Quantum ...
  • Quantum memory protocols for photonic solid-state devices 

    Kutluer, Kutlu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-23)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    A photonic quantum memory (QM) is a device that has the capability of storing a quantum state of light and retrieving back after a controlled time. It is an important element in quantum information science and is, among ...
  • Solid-state quantum memory for photonic qubits 

    Gündoğan, Mustafa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Optical quantum memories (QMs) are one of the fundamental building blocks in quantum information science (QIS). They might find important use in quantum communication and computation applications. Rare-earth ions (REIs) ...
  • A versatile source of light-matter quantum states based on laser-cooled atoms 

    Farrera Soler, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-25)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Quantum information is a fascinating field that studies situations in which information is encoded as quantum states. This encoding is affected by quantum physical effects (such as superposition or entanglement) and its ...