Project description

The interdisciplinary field of quantum information processing and communication connects quantum mechanics/optics/electronics with classical information theory to achieve tasks in information and communication that are impossible with classical methods. This fusion has led to new concepts such as the qubit, quantum teleportation, quantum cryptography, and quantum computing.

Quantum information has also revitalized the discussions about the foundations of quantum theory. The field is currently very active and is driving for progress in both physics and computer science, information technology. The research objectives of our group include experimental preparation and characterization of multipartite entanglement and tests on the foundations of quantum mechanics, such as the locality and the contextually.

In quantum communication, the objectives are the implementations of quantum key distribution, quantum random number generation, secure quantum multiparty communication, and qubit and entanglement assisted communication protocols.

The aim of this project is to develop security tools for quantum cryptography protocols and communication system solutions. The practical security of quantum systems verification will be guaranteed by successive iterations of security loophole demonstrations and countermeasure implementations.

This project is part of the Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology (WACQT), a 12-year, billion-SEK initiative started in 2018 with the purpose of advancing Swedish academia and industry to the forefront of quantum technology.

Main responsibilities

The postdoc will be working with programming, data analysis, benchmarking, and modelling, as well as application of the developed methods to secure quantum communication project.

 

Ref. No. SU FV-2381-21

Closing date: 31 July 2021

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