Publications

 Authors  Title          Journal  Year  Comments
Alexander Lohrmann, Aitor Villar, Arian Johannes Stolk, and Alexander Ling  Optimal spatial filtering for a bright entangled photon source.  Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 171109
arXiv:1803.05171 [quant-ph]
2018   
James A. Grieve, Chengcan Li, Kian Fong Ng, Yi Wei Ho, José Viana-Gomes and Alexander Ling Tunable interferometers on a flexible polymer chip Proc SPIE 10733, 107330K
arXiv:1808.09864v1 [physics.app-ph]
2018  
C. Perumangatt, Tang Zong Sheng and Alexander Ling Experimental distillation of bi-partite polarization entanglement using polarizing Mach-Zehnder interferometers.
Phys. Rev. A 98, 022313
arXiv:1805.07014 [quant-ph]
2018  
Aitor Villar, Alexander Lohrmann and Alexander Ling Experimental entangled photon pair generation using crystals with parallel optical axes Optics Express Vol 26 (10), 12396 arXiv:1711.10045 [quant-ph]
2018 CQT Research Highlight
James A. Grieve, Kian Fong Ng, Manuel J.L.F. Rodrigues, Jose Viana-Gomes and Alexander Ling Mapping a photonic random walk by tuning the coupling coefficient arXiv:1802.09712 [quant-ph] 2018  
Xueliang Bai , Robert Bedington, Md. Tanvirul Islam, Karthik Ilangovan, Hong Nhung Nguyen and Alexander Ling SpooQy-1, a CubeSat to demonstrate an entangled photon light source Volume 163, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences 2017 Proceedings: 4th IAA Conference on University Satellite and CubeSat Missions
Yicheng Shi, Janet Zheng Jie Lim, Hou Shun Poh, Peng Kian Tan, Peiyu Amelia Tan, Alexander Ling, and Christian Kurtsiefer  Breakdown flash at telecom wavelengths in InGaAs avalanche photodiodes Optics Express 25 (24), 30388-30394 2017  
James A Grieve, Robert Bedington, Rakhitha Chandrasekara and Alexander Ling SpooQySats: Cubesats to demonstrate quantum key distribution technologies Acta Astronautica Vol 151, 103
arXiv:1710.05487 [quant-ph]
2017  Proceedings for IAC 2017
Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Robert Bedington, Xueliang Bai, Karthik Ilangovan, Yau Yong Sean, Denis Naughton, Simon Barraclough, Douglas Griffin, Russell Boyce and Alexander Ling Demonstrating miniaturised, entangled photon-pair sources on board nanosatellites to enable future QKD missions

arXiv:1710.03907 [quant-ph] 2017  Proceedings for IAC 2017
Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Kadir Durak and Alexander Ling Tracking capacitance of liquid crystal devices to improve polarization rotation accuracy Optics Express Vol 25 (17), 20363
arXiv:1707.0432 [physics.ins-det]
2017   
Robert Bedington, Juan Miguel Arrazola and Alexander Ling Progress in satellite quantum key distribution NPJ Quantum Information, Vol. 3, Art No. 30
DOI:10.1038/s41534-017-0031-5
arXiv:1707.03613 [quant-ph]
2017  
James A. Grieve, Kian Fong Ng, Manuel J. L. F. Rodrigues, Jose Viana-Gomes and Alexander Ling Mechanically tunable integrated beamsplitters on a flexible polymer platform Applied Physics Letters, Vol 111, 211106   DOI: 10.1063/1.4998299 2017  CQT Research Highlight
Alexander Ling, Christoph Wildfeuer and Valerio Scarani A note on quantum safe symmetric key growing arXiv:1707.02766 [quant-ph] 2017   
Daniel Oi, Alexander Ling, Giuseppe Vallone, Paolo Villoresi, Steve Greenland, Emma Kerr, Malcolm MacDonald, Harald Weinfurter, Edoardo Charbron, Hans Kuiper and Rupert Ursin CubeSat Quantum Communication Mission EPJ Quantum Technology DOI:10.1140/epjqt/s40507-017-0060-1 2017   
Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Tang Zhongkan, Tan Yue Chuan, Cliff Cheng, Luo Sha, Goh Cher Hiang, Daniel Oi and Alexander Ling Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on board a nanosatellite Proc. SPIE 9996, Quantum Information Science and Technology II, 99960E
DOI:10.1117/12.2241491
2016 Invited talk at SPIE Security+Defense in Edinburgh, UK. Best student paper award for Rakhitha Chandrasekara.
Daniel Oi, Alexander Ling, James A Grieve, Thomas Jennewein, Aline Dinekelaker and Markus Krutzik Nanosatellites for quantum science and technology Contemporary Physics 
DOI:
10.1080/00107514.2016.1235150
2016  
Robert Bedington, Xueliang Bai, Edward Truong-Cao, Tan Yue Chuan, Kadir Durak, Aitor Villar Zafra, James Grieve, Daniel Oi and Alexander Ling

Nanosatellite experiments to enable future space-based QKD missions

EPJ Quantum Technology
DOI: 10.1140/epjqt/s40507-016-0051-7
 2016  
Tang Zong Sheng, Kadir Durak and Alexander Ling Fault-tolerant and finite-error localization for point emitters within the diffraction limit Optics Express, Vol. 24, 22004
DOI:10.1364/OE.24.022004
 2016  
Kadir Durak, Aitor Villar, Brigitta Septriani, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Tang Zhongkan, Robert Bedington and Alexander Ling The next iteration of the small photon entangling quantum system (SPEQS-2.0) Proc. SPIE 9762, Advances in Photonics of Quantum Computing, Memory, and Communication IX, 976209 DOI:10.1117/12.2212078  2016  
Tang Zhongkan, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Tan Yue Chuan, Cliff Cheng, Luo Sha, Goh Cher Hiang, Daniel Oi and Alexander Ling Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on board a nanosatellite Phys. Rev. Applied Vol. 5, 054022 
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.5.054022
 2016 Accepted as post-deadline talk at CLEO:2016, and given as invited talks at two SPIE meetings.
Presented at ICSO and 13th SmallSat Conference.
Tang Zhongkan, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Tan Yue Chuan, Cliff Cheng, Kadir Durak and Alexander Ling The photon pair source that survived a rocket explosion Scientific Reports, Vol. 6, 25603
DOI:10.1038/srep25603
 2016 CQT Research Highlight
Brigitta Septriani, James A. Grieve, Kadir Durak and Alexander Ling Thick-crystal regime in photon pair sources Optica, Vol. 3, (3), 347 
DOI:10.1364/OPTICA.3.000347
 2016 CQT Research Highlight
James A. Grieve, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Zhongkan Tang, Cliff Cheng and Alexander Ling Correcting for accidental correlations in saturated avalanche photodiodes Optics Express, Vol. 24, 3592
DOI:
1
0.1364/OE.24.003592
 2016  
Robert Bedington, Edward Truong-Cao, Tan Yue Chuan, Cliff Cheng, Kadir Durak, James Anthony Grieve, Jesper Larsen, Daniel Oi and Alexander Ling Deploying quantum light sources on nanosatellites II:
lessons and perspectives on CubeSat spacecraft
Proc. SPIE 9648, Quantum Information Science and Technology, 964811
DOI:10.1117/12.2199037
 2015  
Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Tang Zhongkan, Tan Yue Chuan, Cliff Cheng, Brigitta Septriani, Kadir Durak, James Anthony Grieve and Alexander Ling Deploying quantum light sources on nanosatellites I:
lessons and perspectives on the optical system
Proc. SPIE 9615, Quantum
Communications and Quantum Imaging XIII, 96150S
DOI: 10.1117/12.2196245
 2015  
Cliff Cheng, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Tan Yue Chuan and Alexander Ling Space qualified nanosatellite electronics platform for photon pair experiments IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, 4799
DOI:
10.1109/JLT.2015.2479245
 2015  
Rakhitha Chandrasekara,  Tang ZhongkanTan Yue Chuan, Cliff Cheng, Christoph Wildfeuer, and A. Ling. Single photon counting for space based quantum experiments Proc. SPIE 9492, Advanced Photon Counting Techniques IX, 949209
DOI:10.1117/12.2176812
 2015  
Tan Yue Chuan, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Cliff Cheng and Alexander Ling  Radiation tolerance of opto-electronic components proposed for space-based quantum key distribution Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 62, 1709
DOI:10.1080/09500340.2015.1046519
 2015 Converted from SPW13 abstract
Tang Zhongkan, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Yau Yong Sean, Cliff Cheng, Christophe Wildfeuer and Alexander Ling Near-space demonstration of a correlated photon system Scientific Reports, Vol. 4, 6366   2014 CQT Research Highlight
Tang Zhongkan, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Yau Yong Sean, Cliff Cheng, Christophe Wildfeuer and Alexander Ling High Altitude Demonstration of Correlated Photon Source for Satellite-Based Quantum Key Distribution Proc. International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications (ICSOS)   2014  
Luo Sha, Koen Mouthaan, Soh Wee Seng, Goh Cher Hiang and Alexander Ling Galassia System and Mission Small Satellite Conference SSC14-XI-2  2014  
Tan Yue Chuan, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Cliff Cheng and Alexander Ling  Silicon avalanche photodiode operation and lifetime analysis for small satellites Optics Express, Vol. 21, 16946  2013  
William Morong, Daniel Oi and Alexander Ling Quantum Optics for Space Platforms Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 23, 42  2012  Invited
Alexander Ling and Daniel Oi         Small Photon-Entangling Quantum Systems (SPEQS) for LEO Satellites  Proc. International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications (ICSOS)  2012  
Sergey V. Polyakov, Andreas Muller, Edward B. Flagg, Alexander Ling, Natalia Borjemscaia, Edward V. Buren, Alan Migdall and Glenn S. Solomon
Coalescence of single photons emitted by disparate single-photon sources: the example of InAs Quantum Dots and Parametric Down Conversion Sources Physical Review Letters, Vol. 107, 157402
 2011
 
Sergey V. Polyakov, Andreas Muller, Edward B. Flagg, Alexander Ling, Alan Migdall and Glenn S. Solomon Two photon interference from separate quantum dots Physical Review Letters, Vol. 104, 137401  2010  
Aaron Pearlman, Alexander Ling,
Elizabeth Goldschmidt, Jingyun Fan and
Alan Migdall
Enhancing image contrast using coherent states and photon number resolving detectors Optics Express, Vol. 18, 6033
 2010  
Zachary H. Levine, Jun Chen, Jingyun Fan, Alexander Ling and Alan Migdall
Heralded, pure-state single-photon source based on a Potassium Titanyl Phosphate waveguide Optics Express, Vol. 18, 3708
 2010  
Alexander Ling, Jun Chen, Jingyun Fan
and Alan Migdall  
Mode expansion and Bragg filtering for a high-fidelity fiber-based photon-pair Source Optics Express, Vol. 17, 21302
 2009  
Jun Chen, Aaron Pearlman, Alexander Ling, Jingyun Fan and Alan Migdall
A versatile waveguide source of photon pairs for chipscale quantum information processing Optics Express, Vol. 17, 6727
 2009  
Alexander Ling, Antıa Lamas-Linares, and Christian Kurtsiefer Accuracy of minimal and optimal qubit tomography for finite-length experiments http://arxiv.org/pdf/0807.0991v1.pdf  2008  
Cyril Branciard, Nicolas Brunner, Nicolas Gisin, Antia Lamas-Linares, Alexander Ling, Christian Kurtsiefer and Valerio Scarani
Testing quantum correlations versus single-particle properties within Leggett's model and beyond Nature Physics, Vol. 4, 681
 2008  
Alexander Ling, Matthew P. Peloso,
Ivan Marcikic, Valerio Scarani, Antia Lamas-Linares and Christian Kurtsiefer
Experimental quantum key distribution based on a Bell test Physical Review A, Vol. 78, 020301 (R)
 2008  
Alexander Ling, Antia Lamas-Linares and Christian Kurtsiefer
Absolute emission of spontaneous parametric down conversion into single transverse Gaussian modes Physical Review A, Vol. 77, 043834
 2008  
Thomas Durt, Christian Kurtsiefer, Antia Lamas-Linares, and Alexander Ling
Wigner tomography of two qubit states and quantum cryptography Physical Review A, Vol. 78, 042338
 2008  
Cyril Branciard, Nicolas Brunner, Nicolas Gisin, Antia Lamas-Linares, Alexander Ling, Christian Kurtsiefer and Valerio Scarani Experimental Falsification of Leggett's non-Local Variable Model Physical Review Letters, Vol. 99, 210407
 2007  
Alexander Ling, Soh Kee Pang, Antia Lamas-Linares and Christian Kurtsiefer
Experimental Polarization State Tomography using Optimal Polarimeters Physical Review A, Vol. 74, 022309  2006  
Alexander Ling, Soh Kee Pang, Antia Lamas-Linares and Christian Kurtsiefer
An Optimal Photon Counting Polarimeter Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 53, 1523
 2006  
Alexander Ling, Han P. Y., Antia Lamas-Linares and Christian Kurtsiefer
Preparation of Bell States with Controlled White Noise Laser Physics, Vol. 16, 1140
 2006  
Dagomir Kaszlikowski, Darwin Gosal, Alexander Ling, Kwek Leong Chuan, Marek Zukowski and Oh Choo Hiap    Going beyond GHZ paradox arXiv:quant-ph/0202019  2002  
Dagomir Kaszlikowski, Darwin Gosal, Ling Euk Jin (Alexander), Kwek Leong Chuan, Marek Zukowski and Oh Choo Hiap
Three-qutrit correlations violate local realism more strongly than those of three qubits Physical Review A, Vol. 66, 032103
 2002