**Publications by members of IQST**

**Theses**

- T. Lutz, Engineered impurity-doped materials for quantum information and processing applications - nano-structures and disordered materials (PhD Thesis), 1 December 2017.
- E. Owusu-Ansah, Applications of nanosecond pulsed lasers: Electronic transitions of atomic Si to dewetting of Pt and Ag metal thin films (PhD Thesis), 1 October 2017.
- M. Girard, Convex analysis in quantum information (PhD Thesis), 31 July 2017.
- H. W. Lau, Nonlinear dynamics of mathematical models and proposed implementations in ultracold atoms (PhD Thesis), 14 July 2017.
- C. Deshmukh, Towards non-destructive detection of photonic qubits using a rare-earth-ion doped crystal (MSc Thesis), 22 February 2017.
- A. J. Marenco, Origins of unconventional magnetism in coinage metal nanomaterials (PhD Thesis), 1 February 2017.
- T. Hrushevskyi, Quantum gas apparatus for Bose-Einstein condensation of
^{87}Rb (MSc Thesis), 23 January 2017. UofA. - B. Khanaliloo, Optomechanical crystals in single crystal diamond (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2017.
- M. R. Amin, Sensing applications of nanomechanical resonators (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2017. UofA.
- A. Tretiakov, Versatile apparatus for ultracold atomic hybrid systems (MSc Thesis), 8 December 2016.
- C. Potts, Integrated devices for on-chip quantum optics (MSc Thesis), 1 December 2016.
- J. Wood, Silicon dangling bond chains (MSc Thesis), 21 November 2016.
- M. Wu, Nanophotonic optomechanical devices for torque magnetometry (PhD Thesis), 1 November 2016.
- M. Khazali, Applications of atomic ensembles for photonic quantum information processing and fundamental tests of quantum physics (PhD Thesis), 1 September 2016.
- A. Goswami, Analysis of a deterministic entangled photon pair source using single photons (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2016.
- A. Poostindouz, Fine-grained quantum uncertainty relations (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2016.
- F. Yang, Far-field linear optical superresolution via heterodyne detection in a higher-order local oscillator mode (MSc Thesis), 1 August 2016.
- N. Sinclair, Optical quantum memory and signal processing using a rare-earth-ion-doped waveguide (PhD Thesis), 1 April 2016.
- I. Seidu, Excited-state studies with the constricted Variational Density Functional Theory (CV-DFT) method (PhD Thesis), 1 April 2016.
- L. Seify, Evaporative cooling in electromagnetic radio frequency traps (MSc Thesis), 1 February 2016.
- F. Mivehvar, Cavity-induced synthetic gauge potentials (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2016.
- D. Chang, Experiments towards the realization of a nanofiber guided dipole trap (MSc Thesis), 22 December 2015.
- I. Dhand, Multi-photon multi-channel interferometry for quantum information processing (PhD Thesis), 10 December 2015.
- A. Mohandesi, Molecular-dynamics simulations of ice growth from the vapour phase: demonstration of proof of principle (PhD Thesis), 1 October 2015.
- H. Dittmar, Utilizing conjugate thermal fields to drive ordering processes in molecular dynamics simulations (PhD Thesis), 1 September 2015.
- D.-S. Wang, Algorithmic quantum channel simulation (PhD Thesis), 1 September 2015.
- H. M. Alotaibi, Double double electromagnetically induced transparency (PhD Thesis), 1 September 2015.
- N. S. Babcock, Nonadiabatic control for quantum information processing and biological electron transfer (PhD Thesis), 1 April 2015.
- M. Y. Koopaee, Infrared spectroscopy of CS
_{2}and C_{2}D_{2}binary and ternary complexes (MSc Thesis), 1 March 2015. - J. George, Infrared spectroscopy of C
_{6}D_{6}− Rgn (n= 1, 2) (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2015. - H. Mallahzadeh, Cavity-enhanced waveguide quantum memory (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2015.
- I. Badran, Hot wire chemical vapor deposition chemistry and kinetics of new precursors in the gas phase and on the wire surface (PhD Thesis), 1 December 2014.
- M. Rezaei, High-resolution pulsed slit jet spectrometer with QCL and OPO probes for infrared spectroscopy on van der Waals clusters (PhD Thesis), 1 October 2014.
- J. Emara, Thermolysis route for accessing amorphous metal sulfide thin-film catalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2014.
- A. S. Prasad, Complete temporal characterization of single photons (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2014.
- T. Wang, Macroscopic quantum effects based on Kerr nonlinearities (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2014.
- I. Lucio-Martinez, Real world quantum cryptography (PhD Thesis), 1 August 2014.
- A. Chandra, Tapered optical nanofiber for light-atom interfacing (MSc Thesis), 1 August 2014.
- J. Jin, Photonic entanglement for a quantum repeater (PhD Thesis), 1 July 2014.
- K. Almutairi, On optical self-phase modulation via collective atomic excitation in a Bose-Einstein condensate (MSc Thesis), 1 July 2014.
- T. Brannan, Engineering atomic and optical quantum states using four-wave mixing (MSc Thesis), 1 May 2014.
- Z. Shaterzadeh-Yazdi, Coherence of coupled dangling-bond pairs on the silicon surface (PhD Thesis), 1 April 2014.
- T. Friesen, Probing trapped antihydrogen: in situ diagnostics and observations of quantum transitions (PhD Thesis), 1 February 2014.
- A. G. D'Souza, Quantum computation and many body physics (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2014.
- S. Sheybani-Deloui, Observation of a planar isomer of the N
_{2}O – (C_{2}H_{2})_{2}trimer (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2014. - R. Zhang, Multiscale simulation of mRNA synthesis by RNA polymerase II (PhD Thesis), 1 December 2013.
- H. R. Zhekova, Density functional theory studies on the active site of the multicopper oxidases (PhD Thesis), 1 December 2013.
- B. Lavoie, Slow light in metamaterial waveguides (PhD Thesis), 1 December 2013.
- R. Ghobadi, Towards macroscopic quantum effects using optomechanical and optical systems (PhD Thesis), 1 November 2013.
- R. Toukabri, Gas-phase Chemistry on methyl-substituted silanes in hot-wire chemical vapor depositon (PhD Thesis), 1 August 2013.
- J. A. Slater, Quantum correlations for fundamental tests and quantum communication (PhD Thesis), 1 May 2013.
- K. Heshami, Toward practical solid-state based quantum memories (PhD Thesis), 1 May 2013.
- J. Norooz Oliaee, High-resolution infrared spectroscopy of van der Waals clusters of nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide and OCS-R complexes (PhD Thesis), 1 May 2013.
- C. Kupchak, Complete characterization of quantum optical processes with a focus on quantum memory (PhD Thesis), 1 April 2013.
- B. Toloui, Quantifying the Asymmetry properties of quantum mechanical systems using entanglement monotones (PhD Thesis), 1 March 2013.
- T. Stuart, Probing the completeness of quantum theory with entangled photons (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2013.
- E. Saglamyurek, Broadband waveguide quantum memory for quantum communication (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2013.
- M. S. Underwood, Quantum walk schemes for universal quantum computation (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2013.
- H. Kaviani, Quantum storage and retrieval of light by sweeping the atomic frequency (MSc Thesis), 1 December 2012.
- M. Adcock, Continuous-variable quantum computation of Oracle decision problems (PhD Thesis), 1 December 2012.
- M. Ebrahimi Kahou, Spatial search via non-linear quantum walk (MSc Thesis), 1 December 2012.
- R. Thomas, Observation and characterization of electromagnetically induced transparency using evanescent fields (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2012.
- R. H. Choi, Entanglement sharing protocol via quantum error correcting code (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2012.
- P. Palittapongarnpim, Characterization of magneto-optical trap for experiments in light-atom interfacing (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2012.
- R. Kumar, Process tomography of photon creation and annihilation operators (MSc Thesis), 19 July 2012.
- M. Skotiniotis, Rate of alignment and communication using quantum systems in the absence of a shared frame of reference (PhD Thesis), Published by University of Calgary, 29 June 2012.
- A. MacRae, An atomic source of quantum light (PhD Thesis), 1 June 2012.
- J. Rashid, Limits and consequences of nonlocality distillation (PhD Thesis), 24 April 2012. (nominated by the Department of Computer Science for the Governor General's Gold Medal and Chancellor's Graduate Medal Competition 2012).
- J. J. Choquette, Superradiance and quantum electrodynamics in the presence of surface plasmons (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2012.
- Y. R. Sanders, Resource theories in quantum information (MSc Thesis), 1 November 2011.
- A. Rubenok, Quantum Key Distribution with Temporal Mode Encoding (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2011.
- S. Raeisi, Why it is hard to see Schrödinger’s cat: micro-macro entanglement under coarse-grained measurements (MSc Thesis), 1 August 2011.
- N. Wiebe, Quantum computer simulations of time-dependent Hamiltonians (PhD Thesis), Published by University of Calgary, 1 March 2011.
- N. Sinclair, Broadband Quantum Interface using a Thulium-doped Waveguide (MSc Thesis), 2 September 2010.
- A. Delfan, Photon echo quantum memory and state transformation (MSc Thesis), 12 November 2009.
- P. Chan, Low-density parity-check codes for quantum key distribution (MSc Thesis), 12 November 2009.
- R. B. Howard, Entanglement swapping with imperfect sources and detectors (MSc Thesis), Published by University of Calgary, 2 November 2009.
- N. Jain, Quantum optical state engineering at the few-photon level (MSc Thesis), Published by University of Calgary, 14 October 2009.
- J. A. Slater, Photon pair technologies for quantum communication (MSc Thesis), 16 January 2009. Supervisor: Prof. Wolfgang Tittel.
- A. MacRae, Double Electromagnetically Induced Transparency with Application to Nonlinear Optics at Low Light Levels (MSc Thesis), Published by University of Calgary, 15 August 2008. PDF.
- I. Lucio-Martinez, Telecommunication Components for Fast Quantum Key Distribution (MSc Thesis), 12 May 2008.
- M. Skotiniotis, A Fully Epistemic Hidden Variable Model for Emulating Quantum Dynamics (MSc Thesis), 21 September 2007. University of Calgary. Supervisor: Barry C. Sanders.
- T. Friesen, One-way Quantum Computing in Optical Lattices with Many Atom Addressing (MSc Thesis), 25 July 2007, arXiv.org:0707.3821. University of Calgary. Supervisor: David Feder.
- Z. Shaterzadeh-Yazdi, Characterization of Multipartite Squeezed States by SU(1,1) Symmetry (MSc Thesis), 8 May 2007. University of Calgary. Supervisor: Prof. Barry C. Sanders.
- G. Gutoski, Short Quantum Games (MSc Thesis), 3 November 2005, arXiv.org:cs/0511017. University of Calgary. Supervisor: John Watrous.
- K. Luttmer, The Complexity of Separability Testing (MSc Thesis), 1 August 2005. University of Calgary. Supervisor: John Watrous.
- R. Cannings, On the security of the BB84 quantum key distribution (MSc Thesis), 1 April 2004. University of Calgary. Supervisors: Richard Cleve and Renate Scheidler..
- G. Ahokas, Improved algorithms for approximate quantum Fourier transforms and sparse Hamiltonian simulations (MSc Thesis), 1 April 2004. Supervisor: Richard Cleve.
- M. Adcock, The classical and quantum complexity of the Goldreich-Levin problem with applications to bit commitment (MSc Thesis), 1 April 2004. Supervisor: Richard Cleve.
- J. N. de Beaudrap, Applying Quantum Information to Fingerprinting Schemes and Algebraic Structures (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2004. University of Calgary. Supervisor: Richard Cleve.
- H. Gerhardt, Continuous-time quantum walks on the symmetric group (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2004. University of Calgary. Supervisor: John Watrous.

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