**Publications by members of IQST**

**Theses**

- P. Parsa, Nonlinear cavity optomechanics in diamond (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2023.
- J. Leahy, Quantum algorithms for memoryless search and perfect matching (MSc Thesis), 1 July 2023.
- J.-W. Ji, Novel approaches towards non-cryogenic quantum repeaters (PhD Thesis), 30 April 2023.
- N. S. P. Pathirannehelage, Molecular dynamics simulations of bulk nanobubbles: Investigation of factors important to their stability (MSc Thesis), 26 March 2023.
- G. Saxena, Manipulation of dynamical resources in quantum information theory (PhD Thesis), 14 March 2023.
- L. Barrios Herrera, Investigation of Ni-Ceria nanocatalysts: Improved computational methods towards hydrogen production in aquaprocessing of heavy oil (PhD Thesis), 28 February 2023.
- J. Smith, Toward realizing commercially viable MDI-QKD (MSc Thesis), 27 January 2023.
- X.-Y. Ma, Non-suspended optomechanical cavities (MSc Thesis), 2 January 2023.
- S. N. Bonvicini, Formation and characterization of monometallic and bimetallic nanoparticles via thermal and pulsed laser dewetting (PhD Thesis), 31 December 2022.
- K. Sharman, Density functional theory studies of optically active defects in two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride (MSc Thesis), 20 December 2022.
- S. Jimenez Villegas, Metal oxide-mediated transformations of small molecules for chemical synthesis and energy storage (MSc Thesis), 17 November 2022.
- S. Shafiei Alavijeh, Hole burning spectroscopy of Erbium-doped optical fibre for applications in quantum networks (MSc Thesis), 27 September 2022.
- X. Zhou, Improving water oxidation with iridium catalysts (PhD Thesis), 23 September 2022.
- M. Lai, 300-1500 MHz broadband LNA for the Canadian hydrogen observatory and radio-transient detector (MSc Thesis), 2 September 2022.
- J. M. Stevenson, Theoretical and experimental studies of the gas-phase decomposition chemistry of organosilicon compounds containing silicon-nitrogen bonds via hot-wire chemical vapor deposition (MSc Thesis), 31 August 2022.
- X. Tong, Defining the role of partially-covalent weak interactions in chemical reactions (PhD Thesis), 16 August 2022.
- O. Aligholamioskooee, Applying group theory to the study of a carbon trimer defect in hexagonal boron nitride (MSc Thesis), 30 June 2022.
- A. J. Barclay, Mid infrared investigation of van der Waals complexes of atmospheric molecules (water, CO, CO
_{2}, N_{2}) (PhD Thesis), 2 June 2022. - A. Sheldon, Cryogenic noise-parameter measurement and the design of cryo-CMOS circuits (PhD Thesis), 20 May 2022.
- M. Abarashi, Electronic properties of tailored 2D materials for chemical sensor applications (MSc Thesis), 8 April 2022.
- B. McLaughlin, Nonlinear optics in III-V photonic resonators (MSc Thesis), 31 January 2022.
- F. B. Zafar, Conic linear programming in quantum information (MSc Thesis), 31 January 2022.
- A. Das, Hybrid high Q hexagonal boron nitride microresonators (MSc Thesis), 31 January 2022.
- I. J. Geng, Examination of the constant trace value condition of a SIC-POVM and various majorization relations from games of chance (MSc Thesis), 28 January 2022.
- M. Bagherimehrab, Algorithmic quantum-state generation for simulating quantum field theories on a quantum computer (PhD Thesis), 24 January 2022.
- P.-C. Liao, Graph representation of topological stabilizer states (MSc Thesis), 31 December 2021.
- P. Lefebvre, From bipartite to multipartite entanglement (PhD Thesis), 6 December 2021.
- K. A. Owen, Towards MDI QKD using quantum dot single photon sources (MSc Thesis), 27 October 2021.
- Y. Zhan, Quantum walks on arc-transitive graphs with self-loops (MSc Thesis), 27 October 2021.
- P. Wakwella, Spectroscopic investigation of isomers of the CO2-CO dimer in the 4.27 micron region (MSc Thesis), 30 September 2021.
- Y.-J. Xiong, Spectrally multimode photon pair source (MSc Thesis), 13 September 2021.
- P. Zarkeshian, Photonic approaches to multi-party entanglement in solids and learning in the brain (PhD Thesis), 31 August 2021.
- S. C. Wein, Modelling Markovian light-matter interactions for quantum optical devices in the solid state (PhD Thesis), 31 March 2021.
- M. Mousaei, Mapping ligand binding sites in hERG1 channel with biomolecular simulations (MSc Thesis), 1 March 2021.
- H. Kaviani, Cavity optomechanics for nonlinear coupling and torsional sensing (PhD Thesis), 22 December 2020.
- S. Krishna, Machine learning assisted quantum state tomography (MSc Thesis), 30 November 2020.
- F. Kimiaee Asadi, Long-distance quantum communication with single solid-state spins (PhD Thesis), 30 September 2020.
- K. Sengupta, Dynamical Bell nonlocality (MSc Thesis), 12 September 2020.
- Y.-F. Wu, Near-term quantum repeaters (MSc Thesis), 31 August 2020.
- A. J. Fulton, Nanostructured silicon for lithium ion batteries: From porous silicon to silicon nanowires (PhD Thesis), 28 August 2020.
- S. Kumar, Photonic aspects of networks: from long-distance quantum networks to the brain (PhD Thesis), 1 August 2020.
- D. P. Lake, Multimode-optomechanics, spin-optomechanics, and nonlinear optics in photonic devices (PhD Thesis), 31 January 2020.
- H. Qureshi, Variable beam-splitter Reflectivity estimation for interferometry (MSc Thesis), 14 January 2020.
- P. Umesh, Measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution for metropolitan network (MSc Thesis), 13 December 2019.
- A. Tashchilina, Two-mode squeezing in a cold atomic ensemble (PhD Thesis), 30 November 2019.
- M. J. Mitchell, Coherent cavity optomechanics in wide-band gap materials (PhD Thesis), 1 November 2019.
- Y.-D. Wu, Verifiable relativistic quantum communication (PhD Thesis), 1 November 2019.
- A. C. Cameron, Quantum phase characterization via entanglement scaling in fermionic quantum wires (MSc Thesis), 9 October 2019.
- E. Ampong, Decomposition of hexamethyldisilazane on hot metal filaments and its gas-phase chemistry in a hot-wire chemical vapor deposition reactor (MSc Thesis), 4 September 2019.
- M. Habibidavijani, Continuous-variable ramp quantum secret sharing with Gaussian states and operations (MSc Thesis), 30 April 2019.
- E. A. Vialykh, Functions of natural multicomponent organic mixtures as emergent properties influenced by environmental conatminants (PhD Thesis), 12 March 2019.
- J.-W. Ji, The Hubbard model for universal quantum computation (MSc Thesis), 25 January 2019.
- P. Palittapongarnpim, Evolutionary algorithm for adaptive quantum-channel control (PhD Thesis), 23 January 2019.
- J. K. Fanning, Novel electrostatic mechanisms controlling the conformational switching of L-plastin (MSc Thesis), 1 December 2018.
- N. Dicaire, Quantum resource theories of non-projectiveness (MSc Thesis), 30 September 2018.
- J. Davidson, Storing quantum correlations in different rare earth ion-doped solids. A tale of two memories (MSc Thesis), 31 May 2018.
- M. Komeili, Quantum walk on two-dimensional torus and grid (MSc Thesis), 28 May 2018.
- T. Masuda, Fiber-taper collected photoluminescence characterization of diamond microdisks (MSc Thesis), 1 May 2018.
- R. Dong, Systematic study of parameters affecting unconventional magnetism in gold nanostructures (PhD Thesis), 31 March 2018.
- P. Anderson, Synthesis and thermodynamics of tapered optical nanofibers (MSc Thesis), 28 February 2018.
- S. Jalnapurkar, Measuring decay rate of spontaneous emission from an ensemble of cold atoms by homodyne detection (MSc Thesis), 28 February 2018.
- R. Valivarthi, Bell state measurements for quantum communication (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2018.
- M. L. Grimau Puigibert, Towards a real-world quantum repeater (PhD Thesis), 31 December 2017.
- 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. W. Girard, Convex analysis in quantum information (PhD Thesis), 31 July 2017.
- H. W. H. Lau, Nonlinear dynamics of mathematical models and proposed implementations in ultracold atoms (PhD Thesis), 14 July 2017.
- K. Wm. Hall, Interweaving computational chemistry and visualization: Explorations into molecular processes, simulation analysis, and visualization design (PhD Thesis), 31 May 2017.
- D. Biswal, Probing molecular mechanisms of self-assembly in metal-organic frameworks: A MD simulation study (PhD Thesis), 31 March 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. - M. R. Amin, Sensing applications of nanomechanical resonators (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2017. UofA.
- B. Khanaliloo, Optomechanical crystals in single crystal diamond (PhD Thesis), 1 January 2017.
- 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.
- T. Wang, Macroscopic quantum effects based on Kerr nonlinearities (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2014.
- A. S. Prasad, Complete temporal characterization of single photons (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2014.
- J. Emara, Thermolysis route for accessing amorphous metal sulfide thin-film catalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2014.
- A. Chandra, Tapered optical nanofiber for light-atom interfacing (MSc Thesis), 1 August 2014.
- I. Lucio-Martinez, Real world quantum cryptography (PhD 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.
- B. Lavoie, Slow light in metamaterial waveguides (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.
- 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. 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.
- K. Heshami, Toward practical solid-state based quantum memories (PhD Thesis), 1 May 2013.
- J. A. Slater, Quantum correlations for fundamental tests and quantum communication (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.
- P. Palittapongarnpim, Characterization of magneto-optical trap for experiments in light-atom interfacing (MSc Thesis), 1 September 2012.
- R. H. Choi, Entanglement sharing protocol via quantum error correcting code (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.
- P. Chan, Low-density parity-check codes for quantum key distribution (MSc Thesis), 12 November 2009.
- A. Delfan, Photon echo quantum memory and state transformation (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.
- H. Gerhardt, Continuous-time quantum walks on the symmetric group (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2004. University of Calgary. Supervisor: John Watrous.
- J. N. de Beaudrap, Applying Quantum Information to Fingerprinting Schemes and Algebraic Structures (MSc Thesis), 1 January 2004. University of Calgary. Supervisor: Richard Cleve.

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