**EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE**
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 |
2008-2013 |
iCORE Chair of Quantum Science and Technology, Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary |
2004-2012 |
Director, Institute for Quantum Information Science, University of Calgary |
2003-2008 |
iCORE Professor of Quantum Information Science Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary |
2003-2008 |
Adjunct Professor, Physics, Macquarie University |
2001-2003 |
Professor, Physics, Macquarie University |
1997-2003 |
Head of Department, Physics, Macquarie University |
1997-2001 |
Associate Professor, Physics, Macquarie University |
1988 |
Diploma of Imperial College |
1987 |
Doctor of Philosophy (Physics with P. L. Knight) Imperial College |
1985 |
Diploma of Imperial College (Mathematical Physics with T. W. B. Kibble) University of Calgary |
1984 |
Bachelor of Science (Honours Physics) University of Calgary |
**RESEARCH INTERESTS**
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 |
**RESEARCH GROUP**
**REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS **
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, arXiv.org:1607.03428. (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, arXiv.org:arXiv:1508.00283v1. |
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, arXiv.org:1506.02073. (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, arXiv.org:1602.07190. (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, arXiv.org:1112.1446. (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, arXiv.org:1507.06274. |
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, arXiv.org:1403.3433. |
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, arXiv.org:1412.0750. |
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, arXiv.org:1407.5507. |
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, arXiv.org:1501.05540. |
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, arXiv.org:1501.04676. |
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, arXiv.org:1407.7251. |
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, arXiv.org:1409.0460. |
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, arXiv.org:1405.5026. |
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, arXiv.org:1403.0943. |
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.org: 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, arXiv.org:1405.2516. |
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, arXiv.org:1402.2391. |
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, arXiv.org:1403.3469. |
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, arXiv.org:1312.0123. |
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, arXiv.org:1305.6359. |
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, arXiv.org:1305.2783. |
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, arXiv.org:1305.0805. |
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, arXiv.org:1303.3218. |
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, arXiv.org:1305.3946. 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, arXiv.org:1301.1050. |
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, arXiv.org:1306.6114. |
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, arXiv.org:1304.2246. 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, arXiv.org:1206.1035. |
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, arXiv.org:1212.4217. |
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, arXiv.org:1208.5677. |
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, arXiv.org:1209.3376. |
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. | |