Dr Alberto Peruzzo

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7697
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Website Room 303A, A28 Physics Building | The University of Sydney | NSW | 2006

Biographical details

  • 2013- Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • 2012-13 Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow, joint Engineering-Physics, University of Bristol
  • 2012 Research Assistant, University of Bristol
  • 2012 PhD in Physics,University of Bristol
  • 2010 Invited Visiting Scholar, Macquarie University
  • 2008 Research Assistant at LUXOR Labs, University of Padova
  • 2008 Master degree in Computer Engineering, University of Padova
  • 2006 Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, University of Padova
  • 2000-03 Project Manager Junior in pharmaceutical and chemical plants design at Novartis, Miteni and Enichem, TNC Tecnoconsulting

Research interests

Dr Peruzzo's research spans from engineering photonic quantum information and communication technologies to studying quantum effects in biological, chemical and physical systems.

Selected Publications and Preprints
  1. A variational eigenvalue solver on a quantum processor, A. Peruzzo, J. McClean, P. Shadbolt, M.-H. Yung, X.-Q. Zhou, P. Love, A. Aspuru-Guzik, J. O'Brien, Under review. ArXiv preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1304.3061 (2013).
  2. A Quantum Delayed-Choice Experiment, A. Peruzzo, P. Shadbolt, N. Brunner, S. Popescu and J. O'Brien, Science 338, 634-637 (2012)
  3. Generating, manipulating and measuring entanglement and mixture with a reconfigurable photonic circuit, P. J. Shadbolt, M. R. Verde, A. Peruzzo, A. Politi, A. Laing, M. Lobino, J. F. C. Matthews and J. L. O'Brien, Nature Photonics, 6, 45-49, (2012)
  4. Adding control to arbitrary unknown quantum operations, X.-Q. Zhou, T. C. Ralph, P. Kalasuwan, M. Zhang, A. Peruzzo, B. P. Lanyon and J. L. O'Brien, Nature Communications, 2:413, (2011)
  5. Multimode quantum interference of photons in multiport integrated devices, A. Peruzzo, A. Laing, A. Politi, T. Rudolph and J. L. O'Brien, Nature Communications, 2:224, (2011)
  6. Quantum walks of correlated photons, A. Peruzzo, M. Lobino, J. C. F. Matthews, N. Matsuda, A. Politi, K. Poulios, X.-Q. Zhou, Y. Lahini, N. Ismail, K. Wörhoff, Y. Bromberg, Y. Silberberg, M. G. Thompson and J. L. O'Brien, Science, 329, 1500-1503 45-49, (2010)

Awards and honours

  • 2014 Discovery Early Career Researcher Award
  • 2013 University of Sydney DVC Research Fellowship
  • 2012-17 Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship
  • 2012 Faculty of Science Commendation of Excellence for PhD thesis, University of Bristol
  • 2009-11 Oxford Quantum Computing - IP Commercialization Company PhD Studentship
  • 2008-09 EPSRC UK Research Council PhD Studentship
  • 2008 Fondazione Aldo Gini Award
  • 2008 Commendation for Master’s degree final mark 110/110 Summa cum Laude, University of Padova
  • 2006-08 Inpdap Scholarship
  • 2003-07 Undergaduate Scholarship from Regione Veneto

Selected grants

2014

  • Integrated photonic quantum simulators for quantum chemistry; Peruzzo A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

2013

  • Photonic quantum simulators for quantum chemical engineering; Peruzzo A, Peruzzo A; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme.

2012

  • Quantum processors for quantum chemical engineering; Peruzzo A; Royal Academy of Engineering/Research Fellowship.
  • Single photon detection in biological cells and neurons; Peruzzo A; University of Bristol/Research Strategy Fund.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Shadbolt, P., Verde, M., Peruzzo, A., Politi, A., Laing, A., Lobino, M., Matthews, J., Thompson, M., O'Brien, J. (2012). Generating, manipulating and measuring entaglement and mixture with a reconfigurable photonic circuit. Nature Photonics, 6(1), 45-49. [More Information]
  • Zhou, X., Ralph, T., Kalasuwan, P., Zhang, M., Peruzzo, A., Lanyon, B., O'Brien, J. (2011). Adding control to arbitrary unknown quantum operations. Nature Communications, 2(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Xiong, C., Marshall, G., Peruzzo, A., Lobino, M., Clark, A., Choi, D., Madden, S., Natarajan, C., Tanner, M., Hadfield, R., Eggleton, B., et al (2011). Generation of correlated photon pairs in a chalcogenide As2S3 waveguide. Applied Physics Letters, 98(5), 051101-1-051101-3. [More Information]
  • Peruzzo, A., Laing, A., Politi, A., Rudolph, T., O'Brien, J. (2011). Multimode quantum interference of photons in multiport integrated devices. Nature Communications, 2(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Laing, A., Peruzzo, A., Politi, A., Verde, M., Halder, M., Ralph, T., Thompson, M., O'Brien, J. (2010). High-fidelity operation of quantum photonic circuits. Applied Physics Letters, 97(21), 106-364. [More Information]
  • Natarajan, C., Peruzzo, A., Miki, S., Sasaki, M., Wang, Z., Baek, B., Nam, S., Hadfield, R., O'Brien, J. (2010). Operating quantum waveguide circuits with superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 96(21), 1-3. [More Information]
  • Peruzzo, A., Lobino, M., Matthews, J., Matsuda, N., Politi, A., Poulios, K., Zhou, X., Lahini, Y., Ismail, N., Wörhoff, K., et al (2010). Quantum Walks of Correlated Photons. Science, 329(5998), 1500-1503. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Xiong, C., Marshall, G., Peruzzo, A., Lobino, M., Clark, A., Choi, D., Madden, S., Natarajan, C., Tanner, M., Hadfield, R., Eggleton, B., et al (2011). Generation of Correlated Photons in an Integrated Chalcogenide As2S3 Waveguide. 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011, Washington, DC USA: Optical Society of America.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2011). Integrated quantum photonics for high dimensional entanglement. First International Workshop on High Dimensional Entanglement.
  • Politi, A., Matthews, J., Laing, A., Peruzzo, A., Poulios, K., Meinecke, J., Bonneau, D., Shadbolt, P., Fry, D., Kalasuwan, P., et al (2011). Integrated quantum photonics for quantum information science. 11th Asian Quantum Information Science Conference, Busan, South Korea: Pukyong National University.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2011). Quantum simulations with integrated quantum photonics. 241st American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition 2011, United States: American Chemical Society.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010). Advances in integrated quantum photonics. SPIE Conference Silicon Photonics V, USA: SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering.
  • Politi, A., Matthews, J., Laing, A., Peruzzo, A., Kalasuwan, P., Zhou, X., Verde, M., Cryan, M., Rarity, J., Stefanov, A., et al (2010). Advances in Photonic Quantum Information Science. Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics 2010. The Optical Society.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010). Multi-particle quantum walk in integrated photonic circuits. 15th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO). IEEE Photonics Society.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2009). Integrated photonic circuitry for quantum technologies. Semiconductor and Integrated Optoelectronics (SIOE) 23rd Meeting, Cardiff, United Kingdom: Cardiff University.
  • Matthews, J., Politi, A., Stefanov, A., Peruzzo, A., Rodas, M., Zhou, X., Kalasuwan, P., Thompson, M., Laing, A., Cryan, M., et al (2009). Integrated quantum photonic circuits. SPIE Optics and Photonics 2009, Bristol, United Kingdom: IOP Publishing.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2009). Towards fault tolerant quantum computing in integrated photonic circuits. Quantum Information Processing Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (QIP IRC) 2009 Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2009). Towards fault tolerant quantum photonic circuits. 1st International ICST Conference on Quantum Communication and Quantum Networking. Springer.

Other

  • Peruzzo, A. (2010), Advances in integrated quantum photonics, Colloquia, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, 8 October 2010, Padova, Italy.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010), Advances in integrated quantum photonics, Leiden University, 28 October 2010, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010), Advances in integrated quantum photonics, Physics Department, University of California Berkeley, 10 August 2010, Berkeley, USA.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2009), Towards fault tolerant quantum computing in integrated photonic circuits, Postgraduate Conference, 19 June, 2009, Bristol, Physics Department, University of Bristol, England, United Kingdom.

2012

  • Shadbolt, P., Verde, M., Peruzzo, A., Politi, A., Laing, A., Lobino, M., Matthews, J., Thompson, M., O'Brien, J. (2012). Generating, manipulating and measuring entaglement and mixture with a reconfigurable photonic circuit. Nature Photonics, 6(1), 45-49. [More Information]

2011

  • Zhou, X., Ralph, T., Kalasuwan, P., Zhang, M., Peruzzo, A., Lanyon, B., O'Brien, J. (2011). Adding control to arbitrary unknown quantum operations. Nature Communications, 2(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Xiong, C., Marshall, G., Peruzzo, A., Lobino, M., Clark, A., Choi, D., Madden, S., Natarajan, C., Tanner, M., Hadfield, R., Eggleton, B., et al (2011). Generation of correlated photon pairs in a chalcogenide As2S3 waveguide. Applied Physics Letters, 98(5), 051101-1-051101-3. [More Information]
  • Xiong, C., Marshall, G., Peruzzo, A., Lobino, M., Clark, A., Choi, D., Madden, S., Natarajan, C., Tanner, M., Hadfield, R., Eggleton, B., et al (2011). Generation of Correlated Photons in an Integrated Chalcogenide As2S3 Waveguide. 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011, Washington, DC USA: Optical Society of America.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2011). Integrated quantum photonics for high dimensional entanglement. First International Workshop on High Dimensional Entanglement.
  • Politi, A., Matthews, J., Laing, A., Peruzzo, A., Poulios, K., Meinecke, J., Bonneau, D., Shadbolt, P., Fry, D., Kalasuwan, P., et al (2011). Integrated quantum photonics for quantum information science. 11th Asian Quantum Information Science Conference, Busan, South Korea: Pukyong National University.
  • Peruzzo, A., Laing, A., Politi, A., Rudolph, T., O'Brien, J. (2011). Multimode quantum interference of photons in multiport integrated devices. Nature Communications, 2(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Peruzzo, A. (2011). Quantum simulations with integrated quantum photonics. 241st American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition 2011, United States: American Chemical Society.

2010

  • Peruzzo, A. (2010). Advances in integrated quantum photonics. SPIE Conference Silicon Photonics V, USA: SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010), Advances in integrated quantum photonics, Colloquia, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, 8 October 2010, Padova, Italy.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010), Advances in integrated quantum photonics, Leiden University, 28 October 2010, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010), Advances in integrated quantum photonics, Physics Department, University of California Berkeley, 10 August 2010, Berkeley, USA.
  • Politi, A., Matthews, J., Laing, A., Peruzzo, A., Kalasuwan, P., Zhou, X., Verde, M., Cryan, M., Rarity, J., Stefanov, A., et al (2010). Advances in Photonic Quantum Information Science. Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics 2010. The Optical Society.
  • Laing, A., Peruzzo, A., Politi, A., Verde, M., Halder, M., Ralph, T., Thompson, M., O'Brien, J. (2010). High-fidelity operation of quantum photonic circuits. Applied Physics Letters, 97(21), 106-364. [More Information]
  • Peruzzo, A. (2010). Multi-particle quantum walk in integrated photonic circuits. 15th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO). IEEE Photonics Society.
  • Natarajan, C., Peruzzo, A., Miki, S., Sasaki, M., Wang, Z., Baek, B., Nam, S., Hadfield, R., O'Brien, J. (2010). Operating quantum waveguide circuits with superconducting single-photon detectors. Applied Physics Letters, 96(21), 1-3. [More Information]
  • Peruzzo, A., Lobino, M., Matthews, J., Matsuda, N., Politi, A., Poulios, K., Zhou, X., Lahini, Y., Ismail, N., Wörhoff, K., et al (2010). Quantum Walks of Correlated Photons. Science, 329(5998), 1500-1503. [More Information]

2009

  • Peruzzo, A. (2009). Integrated photonic circuitry for quantum technologies. Semiconductor and Integrated Optoelectronics (SIOE) 23rd Meeting, Cardiff, United Kingdom: Cardiff University.
  • Matthews, J., Politi, A., Stefanov, A., Peruzzo, A., Rodas, M., Zhou, X., Kalasuwan, P., Thompson, M., Laing, A., Cryan, M., et al (2009). Integrated quantum photonic circuits. SPIE Optics and Photonics 2009, Bristol, United Kingdom: IOP Publishing.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2009). Towards fault tolerant quantum computing in integrated photonic circuits. Quantum Information Processing Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (QIP IRC) 2009 Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2009), Towards fault tolerant quantum computing in integrated photonic circuits, Postgraduate Conference, 19 June, 2009, Bristol, Physics Department, University of Bristol, England, United Kingdom.
  • Peruzzo, A. (2009). Towards fault tolerant quantum photonic circuits. 1st International ICST Conference on Quantum Communication and Quantum Networking. Springer.

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