Dr Nicolas Menicucci

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

  • 2015: ARC DECRA Senior Research Fellow, University of Sydney
  • 2012-14: ARC DECRA Research Fellow, University of Sydney
  • 2011-12: Research Fellow (USyd DVCR Research Fellowship), University of Sydney
  • 2008-11: Postdoctoral Fellow, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (Canada)
  • 2008: PhD Physics, Princeton University (USA)
  • 2002: BS Physics (Hons.), University of New Mexico (USA)

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Research interests

I am a Senior Research Fellow and ARC DECRA recipient specialising in theoretical quantum physics. My research includes:

  • Continuous-variable quantum computing
  • Quantum technology research and development
  • Relativistic quantum information theory

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Selected grants

2015

  • Fault-tolerant quantum computing with continuous variables; Menicucci N; Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency/Research Grants.

2012

  • Quantum computation and relativistic quantum information; Menicucci N, Menicucci N; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

2011

  • Quantum Computation and Relativistic Quantum Information (QCRQI); Menicucci N, Bartlett S; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Demarie, T., Linjordet, T., Menicucci, N., Brennen, G. (2014). Detecting topological entanglement entropy in a lattice of quantum harmonic oscillators. New Journal of Physics, 16, 1-30. [More Information]
  • Martín-Martínez, E., Menicucci, N. (2014). Entanglement in curved spacetimes and cosmology. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 31(21), 1-41. [More Information]
  • Chen, M., Menicucci, N., Pfister, O. (2014). Experimental realization of multipartite entanglement of 60 modes of a quantum optical frequency comb. Physical Review Letters, 112, 120505- 1-120505- 5. [More Information]
  • Menicucci, N. (2014). Fault-tolerant measurement-based quantum computing with continuous-variable cluster states. Physical Review Letters, 112(12), 120504- 1-120504 5. [More Information]
  • Alexander, R., Armstrong, S., Ukai, R., Menicucci, N. (2014). Noise analysis of single-mode Gaussian operations using continuous-variable cluster states. Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), 90(6), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Brown, E., Donnelly, W., Kempf, A., Mann, R., Martín-Martínez, E., Menicucci, N. (2014). Quantum seismology. New Journal of Physics, 16, Article number 105020-Article number 105020. [More Information]
  • Wang, P., Chen, M., Menicucci, N., Pfister, O. (2014). Weaving quantum optical frequency combs into continuous-variable hypercubic cluster states. Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), 90(3), Article number 032325. [More Information]
  • Brown, E., Martin-Martinez, E., Menicucci, N., Mann, R. (2013). Detectors for probing relativistic quantum physics beyond perturbation theory. Physical Review D, 87(8), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Yokoyama, S., Ukai, R., Armstrong, S., Sornphiphatphong, C., Kaji, T., Suzuki, S., Yoshikawa, J., Yonezawa, H., Menicucci, N., Furusawa, A. (2013). Ultra-large-scale continuous-variable cluster states multiplexed in the time domain. Nature Photonics, 7(12), 982-986. [More Information]
  • Martin-Martinez, E., Menicucci, N. (2012). Cosmological quantum entanglement. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 29(22), 1-30. [More Information]
  • Rideout, D., Jennewein, T., Amelino-Camelia, G., Demarie, T., Higgins, B., Kempf, A., Kent, A., Laflamme, R., Ma, X., Mann, R., Menicucci, N., et al (2012). Fundamental quantum optics experiments conceivable with satellites - reaching relativistic distances and velocities. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 29(22), 1-44. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Chen, M., Menicucci, N., Pfister, O. (2014). Experimental generation of a 60-mode cluster state in the quantum optical frequency comb. Quantum Information and Measurement, QIM 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Wang, P., Chen, M., Pfister, O., Menicucci, N. (2014). Weaving quantum optical frequency combs into hypercubic cluster states. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America). [More Information]
  • Yokoyama, S., Sornphiphatphong, C., Kaji, T., Ukai, R., Armstrong, S., Suzuki, S., Yoshikawa, J., Menicucci, N., Furusawa, A. (2013). Experimental generation of 2000-mode entangled graph states. The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2013, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).

2014

  • Demarie, T., Linjordet, T., Menicucci, N., Brennen, G. (2014). Detecting topological entanglement entropy in a lattice of quantum harmonic oscillators. New Journal of Physics, 16, 1-30. [More Information]
  • Martín-Martínez, E., Menicucci, N. (2014). Entanglement in curved spacetimes and cosmology. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 31(21), 1-41. [More Information]
  • Chen, M., Menicucci, N., Pfister, O. (2014). Experimental generation of a 60-mode cluster state in the quantum optical frequency comb. Quantum Information and Measurement, QIM 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Chen, M., Menicucci, N., Pfister, O. (2014). Experimental realization of multipartite entanglement of 60 modes of a quantum optical frequency comb. Physical Review Letters, 112, 120505- 1-120505- 5. [More Information]
  • Menicucci, N. (2014). Fault-tolerant measurement-based quantum computing with continuous-variable cluster states. Physical Review Letters, 112(12), 120504- 1-120504 5. [More Information]
  • Alexander, R., Armstrong, S., Ukai, R., Menicucci, N. (2014). Noise analysis of single-mode Gaussian operations using continuous-variable cluster states. Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), 90(6), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Brown, E., Donnelly, W., Kempf, A., Mann, R., Martín-Martínez, E., Menicucci, N. (2014). Quantum seismology. New Journal of Physics, 16, Article number 105020-Article number 105020. [More Information]
  • Wang, P., Chen, M., Menicucci, N., Pfister, O. (2014). Weaving quantum optical frequency combs into continuous-variable hypercubic cluster states. Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), 90(3), Article number 032325. [More Information]
  • Wang, P., Chen, M., Pfister, O., Menicucci, N. (2014). Weaving quantum optical frequency combs into hypercubic cluster states. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America). [More Information]

2013

  • Brown, E., Martin-Martinez, E., Menicucci, N., Mann, R. (2013). Detectors for probing relativistic quantum physics beyond perturbation theory. Physical Review D, 87(8), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Yokoyama, S., Sornphiphatphong, C., Kaji, T., Ukai, R., Armstrong, S., Suzuki, S., Yoshikawa, J., Menicucci, N., Furusawa, A. (2013). Experimental generation of 2000-mode entangled graph states. The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2013, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).
  • Yokoyama, S., Ukai, R., Armstrong, S., Sornphiphatphong, C., Kaji, T., Suzuki, S., Yoshikawa, J., Yonezawa, H., Menicucci, N., Furusawa, A. (2013). Ultra-large-scale continuous-variable cluster states multiplexed in the time domain. Nature Photonics, 7(12), 982-986. [More Information]

2012

  • Martin-Martinez, E., Menicucci, N. (2012). Cosmological quantum entanglement. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 29(22), 1-30. [More Information]
  • Rideout, D., Jennewein, T., Amelino-Camelia, G., Demarie, T., Higgins, B., Kempf, A., Kent, A., Laflamme, R., Ma, X., Mann, R., Menicucci, N., et al (2012). Fundamental quantum optics experiments conceivable with satellites - reaching relativistic distances and velocities. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 29(22), 1-44. [More Information]

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