News

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Heralded photon amplification (HPA) is a teleportation-based protocol that has been proposed as a means to overcome transmission loss for DI-QKD. In a recent Quantum Science and Technology paper we…
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Our recent paper in Physical Review Applied demonstrates a new quantum random number generator which is simple to implement and achieves high bit rates, yet requires almost no trust in the devices…
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Image compression breakthrough! Recent insights from the field of quantum information allow us to compress images to a ratio of up to 1:10 whilst conserving the original image information and quality.…
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Our paper on the first demonstration of a 24-hours relativistic bit commitment was published in Physical Review Letters as an editor's suggestion. Our results were highlighted in the journals Nature…
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Quantum Vision Project Accepted Ours and five other groups, all from the University of Geneva, have been awarded a Sinergia multidisciplinary Swiss national project. The aim of this ambitious project…
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Prof. Hugo Zbinden has been awarded the 2016 Heinrich-Greinacher prize from the Physical Institute of the University of Bern. The award was granted in recognition of his ground-breaking work in the…

Events

May 19, 2017, 2:00 PM
Dr Matteo Montagnese Physikalishes Institut der Universität zu Köln Seminar room 2pm Friday 19th May 2017
May 17, 2017, 2:15 PM
25ème Journée du GAP Mercredi 17 mai 2017 Université de Genève Battelle – Bâtiment C Salle C301 Route de Drize 7 1227 Carouge
May 15, 2017, 4:15 PM
Stefan Wolf de l’Université de Lugano, Pinchat, Seminar room, 4:15pm Landauer's principle claims that "Information is Physical." A flavor of its conceptual antipode, Wheeler's "It from Bit," is the…
Oct 14, 2016, 11:15 AM
Fernando Monteiro Thesis Defence Pinchat, Seminar Room, 11:15am
Oct 3, 2016, 10:00 AM
Prof. Alex Lvovsky, University of Calgary, Canada, and the Russian Quantum Center, Moscow-Russia Lundi 3 octobre à 10:00, Salle de séminaire de Pinchat
Sep 23, 2016, 8:00 PM
We are pleased to inform you that the bar du GAP 2016 will take place on Friday September 23 starting at 8:00PM! The theme of the party is Hollywood/cinema. Free entrance / we sell cheap drinks / one…

Research Themes

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Quantum Cryptography
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Photon Detectors
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Quantum Metrology
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Quantum Communication
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Quantum Photonics
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Quantum Biophotonics