Barry Sanders, QianRen Chair ProfessorQuantum Optics and Quantum Information
 Name: Barry Sanders 
2013-QianRen Chair Physics and Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of China
2013-Director, Institute for Quantum Science and Technology, University of Calgary
2013-AITF iCORE Strategic Chair in Quantum Information Science, Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary
2008-2013iCORE Chair of Quantum Science and Technology, Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary
2004-2012Director, Institute for Quantum Information Science, University of Calgary
2003-2008iCORE Professor of Quantum Information Science Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary
2003-2008Adjunct Professor, Physics, Macquarie University
2001-2003Professor, Physics, Macquarie University
1997-2003Head of Department, Physics, Macquarie University
1997-2001Associate Professor, Physics, Macquarie University
1988Diploma of Imperial College
1987Doctor of Philosophy (Physics with P. L. Knight) Imperial College
1985Diploma of Imperial College (Mathematical Physics with T. W. B. Kibble) University of Calgary
1984Bachelor of Science (Honours Physics) University of Calgary
1)Waveguide quantum electrodynamics
2)All-optical photonic switching
3)Efficient quantum algorithms for quantum simulation 
4)Coherent electron transport in protein complexes
5)Artificial intelligence for quantum control
6)Quantum information processing with interferometry
7) Modelling long-distance quantum cryptography
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Nigum Arshed
Wei-Wei Zhang
PhD Students
Xu Shu (
Sun Xiangxiang
Akhtar Munir
Naeem Akhtar
MSc Students
Wu Jizhou (
1)P. Palittapongarnpim, P. Wittek, E. Zahedinejad and B. C. Sanders, Learning in quantum control: High-dimensional global optimization for noisy quantum dynamics, Neurocomputing, 4 January 2017, (accepted or in press).
2)E. Zahedinejad, J. Ghosh and B. C. Sanders, Designing high-fidelity single-shot three-qubit gates: A machine learning approach, Physical Review Applied 6(5): 054005 (18 pp.), 16 November 2016.
3)H. M. Alotaibi and B. C. Sanders, Enhanced nonlinear susceptibility via double-double electromagnetically induced transparency, Physical Review A 94(5): 053832 (11 pp.), 16 November 2016.
4) W. W. Zhang, S. K. Goyal, F. Gao, B. C. Sanders and C. Simon, Creating cat states in one-dimensional quantum walks using delocalized initial states, New Journal of Physics 18(9): 093025 (14 pp.), 14 September 2016.
5)P. Hayden, S. Nezami, G. Salton and B. C. Sanders, Spacetime replication of continuous variable quantum information, New Journal of Physics 18(8): 083043 (30 pp.), 24 August 2016.
6)E. Martín-Martínez and B. C. Sanders, Precise space-time positioning for entanglement harvesting, New Journal of Physics 18(4): 043031 (10 pp.), 20 April 2016.
7)I. Dhand, A. Khalid, H. Lu and B. C. Sanders, Accurate and precise characterization of linear optical interferometers, Journal of Optics 18(3): 035204 (20 pp.), 29 February 2016,
8) X. Zhan, X. Zhang, J. Li, B. C. Sanders and P. Xue, Realization of the contextuality-nonlocality tradeoff with a qubit-qutrit photon pair, Physical Review Letters 116(9): 090401 (4 pp.), 29 February 2016. (Editors' Suggestion).
9)J. Ghosh and B. C. Sanders, Quantum simulation of macro and micro quantum phase transition from paramagnetism to frustrated magnetism with a superconducting circuit, New Journal of Physics, 23 February 2016, (accepted or in press).
10)K.-P. Marzlin, A. Panwar, M. S. G. Razul and B. C. Sanders, Propagation of radiation pulses through gas-plasma mixtures, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 16 February 2016, (accepted or in press).
11)E. Bae, G. Gour, S. Lee, J. Park and B. C. Sanders, Stability theorem of depolarizing channels for the minimal output quantum Rényi entropies, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 49(11): 115304 (13 pp.), 2 February 2016.
12)M. Adcock, P. Høyer and B. C. Sanders, Quantum computation with coherent spin states and the close Hadamard problem, Quantum Information Processing: s11128-015-1229-0, Published by Springer, New York, 12 January 2016, (accepted or in press).
13)Y. R. Sanders, J. J. Wallman and B. C. Sanders, Bounding quantum gate error rate based on reported average fidelity, New Journal of Physics 18(1): 012002 (13 pp.), 21 December 2015.
14)I. Dhand, B. C. Sanders and H. de Guise, Algorithms for SU(n) boson realizations and D-functions, Journal of Mathematical Physics 56(11): 111705 (19 pp.), 12 November 2015,
15)A. Khalique and B. C. Sanders, Practical long-distance quantum key distribution through concatenated entanglement swapping with parametric down-conversion sources , Journal of the Optical Society of America B 32(11): 2382 - 2390, 30 October 2015.
16)M. Tillmann, S.-H. Tan, S. E. Stoeckl, B. C. Sanders, H. de Guise, R. Heilmann, S. Nolte, A. Szameit and P. Walther, Generalized multi-photon quantum interference, Physical Review X 5(4): 041015, 27 October 2015,
17)P. Xue, R. Zhang, Z. H. Bian, X. Zhan, H. Qin and B. C. Sanders, Localized state in a two-dimensional quantum walk on a disordered lattice, Physical Review A 92(4): 042316, 30 September 2015.
18)G. K. Brennen, P. Rohde, B. C. Sanders and S. Singh, Multiscale quantum simulation of quantum field theory using wavelets, Physical Review A 92(3): 032315 (11 pp.), 15 September 2015,
19)V. Gheorghiu, M. C. de Oliveira and B. C. Sanders, Nonzero classical discord, Physical Review Letters 115(3): 030403 (5 pp.), 14 July 2015,
20)Z. H. Bian, J. Li, H. Qin, X. Zhan, R. Zhang, B. C. Sanders and P. Xue, Realization of single-qubit positive operator-valued measurement via a one-dimensional photonic quantum walk, Physical Review Letters 114(2): 203602 (5 pp.), 22 May 2015,
21)E. Zahedinejad, J. Ghosh and B. C. Sanders, High-fidelity single-shot Toffoli gate via quantum control, Physical Review Letters 114(20): 200502 (5 pp.), 20 May 2015,
22)H. M. Alotaibi and B. C. Sanders, Slowing the probe field in the second window of double-double electromagnetically induced transparency, Physical Review A 91(4): 043817 (18 pp.), 10 April 2015.
23) P. Xue, R. Zhang, H. Qin, X. Zhan, Z. H. Bian, J. Li and B. C. Sanders, Experimental quantum-walk revival with a time-dependent coin, Physical Review Letters 114(14): 140502 (4 pp.), 6 April 2015.
24)D.-S. Wang and B. C. Sanders, Quantum circuit design for accurate simulation of qudit channels, New Journal of Physics 17(4): 043004 (16 pp.), 2 April 2015,
25)H. de Guise, S.-H. Tan, I. P. Poulin and B. C. Sanders, Erratum: Coincidence landscapes for three-channel linear optical networks [Phys. Rev. A 89, 063819 (2014)], Physical Review A 90(6): 069901 (1 p.), 1 December 2014.
26)M. Manjappa, S. S. Undurti, A. Karigowda, A. Narayanan and B. C. Sanders, Effects of temperature and ground-state coherence decay on enhancement and amplification in a Δ atomic system, Physical Review A 90(4): 043859 (6 pp.), 30 October 2014,
27)B. C. Sanders and C. C. Gerry, Connection between the N00N state as a superposition of SU(2) coherent states, Physical Review A 90(4): 045804 (3 pp.), 27 October 2014,
28) E. Zahedinejad, S. Schirmer and B. C. Sanders, Evolutionary algorithms for hard quantum control, Physical Review A 90(3): 032310 (9 pp.), 8 September 2014,
29)A. Khalique and B. C. Sanders, Long-distance quantum communication through any number of entanglement swapping operations, Physical Review A 90(3): 032304 (8 pp.), 3 September 2014, arXiv:1407.1568.
30)M. Skotiniotis, B. Toloui, I. T. Durham and B. C. Sanders, Quantum resource theory for charge-parity-time inversion, Physical Review A 90(1): 012326, 18 July 2014,
31)C. Trail, K. Almutairi, D. L. Feder and B. C. Sanders, Nonlinear phase shifts of light trapped in a two-component Bose-Einstein condensate, Physical Review A 89(6): 063823 (8 pp.), 26 June 2014. 
32)H. de Guise, S.-H. Tan, I. P. Poulin and B. C. Sanders, Coincidence landscapes for three-channel linear optical networks, Physical Review A 89(6): 063819 (16 pp.), 23 June 2014,
33)I. Dhand and B. C. Sanders, Stability of the Trotter-Suzuki decomposition, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 47(26): 265206 (15 pp.), 17 June 2014,
34)P. Xue, H. Qin, B. Tang and B. C. Sanders, Observation of quasiperiodic dynamics in a one-dimensional quantum walk of single photons in space, New Journal of Physics 16(5): 053009 (10 pp.), 6 May 2014,
35)H. M. Alotaibi and B. C. Sanders, Double-double electromagnetically induced transparency with amplification, Physical Review A 89(2): 021802(R) (5 pp.), 27 February 2014.
36) Z. Shaterzadeh-Yazdi, L. Livadaru, M. Taucer, J. Mutus, J. L. Pitters, R. A. Wolkow and B. C. Sanders, Characterizing the rate and coherence of single-electron tunneling between two dangling bonds on the surface of silicon, Physical Review B 89(3): 035315 (12 pp.), 28 January 2014,
37)A. F. Van Loo, A. Fedorov, K. Lalumière, B. C. Sanders, A. Blais and A. Wallraff, Photon-mediated interactions between distant artificial atoms, Science 342(6165): 1494 - 1496, 20 December 2013.
38)G. D'Souza, B. C. Sanders and D. L. Feder, Fermionized photons in the ground state of one-dimensional coupled cavities, Physical Review A 88(6): 063801 (15 pp.), 2 December 2013.
39)K. Lalumière, B. C. Sanders, A. F. Van Loo, A. Fedorov, A. Wallraff and A. Blais, Input-output theory for waveguide QED with an ensemble of inhomogeneous atoms, Physical Review A 88(4): 043806 (15 pp.), 7 October 2013.
40)D.-S. Wang, M. C. de Oliveira, D. W. Berry and B. C. Sanders, Solovay-Kitaev decomposition strategy for single-qubit channels, Physical Review Letters 111(13): 130504 (5 pp.), 25 September 2013,
41) V. Gheorghiu and B. C. Sanders, Accessing quantum secrets via local operations and classical communication, Physical Review A 88(2): 022340 (5 pp.), 30 August 2013,
42)Lavoie, P. M. Leung and B. C. Sanders, Slow light with three-level atoms in metamaterial waveguides, Physical Review A 88(2): 023860 (6 pp.), 30 August 2013,
43) A. Khalique, W. Tittel and B. C. Sanders, Practical long-distance quantum communication using concatenated entanglement swapping, Physical Review A 88(2): 022336 (8 pp.), 28 August 2013, Editors' Suggestion.
44)Ü. C. Hardal, P. Xue, Y. Shikano, Ö. E. Müstecaplıoğlu and B. C. Sanders, Discrete time quantum walk with nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond coupled to a superconducting flux qubit, Physical Review A 88(2): 022303 (11 pp.), 1 August 2013,
45)M. Skotiniotis, B. Toloui, I. T. Durham and B. C. Sanders, Quantum frameness for CPT inversion symmetry, Physical Review Letters 111(2): 020504 (5 pp.), 11 July 2013, 
46)N. B. Lovett, C. Crosnier, M. Perarnau-Llobet and B. C. Sanders, Differential evolution for many-particle adaptive quantum metrology, Physical Review Letters 110(22): 220501 (4 pp.), 28 May 2013, Featured on the cover of the Physical Review Letters issue.
47)M. Adcock, P. Høyer and B. C. Sanders, Gaussian quantum computation with oracle-decision problems, Quantum Information Processing 12(4): 1759 - 1779, 1 April 2013,
48)R. H. Choi, B. Fortescue, G. Gour and B. C. Sanders, Entanglement sharing protocol via quantum error correcting codes, Physical Review A 87(3): 032319 (7 pp.), 15 March 2013, 
49)S.-H. Tan, Y. Y. Gao, H. de Guise and B. C. Sanders, SU(3) Quantum Interferometry with single-photon input pulses, Physical Review Letters 110(11): 113603 (5 pp.), 12 March 2013,
50)P. Xue and B. C. Sanders, Controlling and reversing the transition from classical diffusive to quantum ballistic transport in a quantum walk by driving the coin, Physical Review A 87(2): 022334 (7 pp.), 22 February 2013,
51)A. de la Lande, N. S. Babcock, J. Řezáč, B. C. Sanders and D. R. Salahub, Correction: Surface residues dynamically organize water bridges to enhance electron transfer between proteins (PNAS, vol 107, pg 11799, 2010), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110(3): 1136 - 1137, 15 January 2013.

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