Jolly Phi    
    University of Waterloo  
 
   

Refereed conference abstracts

2017

N. Sultana, J. G. Lim, J.-P. Bourgoin, V. Makarov, and T. Jennewein,
CubeSat detector assembly for investigating in-orbit mitigation of radiation damage (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2017, Cambridge, UK, 18–22 September 2017.
PDF (261 KiB)
H. Qin, A. Huang, and V. Makarov,
Short pulse attack on continuous-variable quantum key distribution system (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2017, Cambridge, UK, 18–22 September 2017.
PDF (178 KiB)
P. Chaiwongkhot, K. B. Kuntz, A. Huang, J.-P. Bourgoin, S. Sajeed, N. Lütkenhaus, T. Jennewein, and V. Makarov,
Effect of atmospheric turbulence on spatial-mode detector-efficiency mismatch (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2017, Cambridge, UK, 18–22 September 2017.
PDF (2.0 MiB)
A. Huang, S.-H. Sun, Z. Liu, and V. Makarov,
Decoy state quantum key distribution with imperfect source (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2017, Cambridge, UK, 18–22 September 2017.
PDF (340 KiB)
S. Sajeed, C. Minshull, N. Jain, and V. Makarov,
Invisible Trojan-horse attack (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2017, Cambridge, UK, 18–22 September 2017.
PDF (316 KiB)
S. Sajeed, C. Minshull, N. Jain, and V. Makarov,
Invisible Trojan-horse attack (contributed talk),
presented at ICNFP 2017, Crete, Greece, 17–29 August 2017.
PDF (107 KiB)
S. Sajeed, A. Huang, S. Sun, F. Xu, V. Makarov, and M. Curty,
Insecurity of detector-device-independent quantum key distribution (3rd prize for best poster),
presented at ICNFP 2017, Crete, Greece, 17–29 August 2017;
PDF (117 KiB);
poster: PDF (6.1 MiB)
C. J. Pugh, S. Kaiser, J.-P. Bourgoin, J. Jin, N. Sultana, S. Agne, E. Anisimova, V. Makarov, E. Choi, B. L. Higgins, and T. Jennewein,
Airborne demonstration of a quantum key distribution receiver payload (contributed talk),
presented at Canadian-American-Mexican graduate student physics conference, Washington DC, USA, 17–19 August 2017.
PDF (157 KiB)
S. Sajeed, C. Minshull, N. Jain, and V. Makarov,
Insecurity of practical quantum key distribution against long-wavelength Trojan-horse attacks (poster),
presented at Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics 2017, Lyngby, Denmark, 26–30 June 2017.
PDF (378 KiB)
C. J. Pugh, S. Kaiser, J.-P. Bourgoin, J. Jin, N. Sultana, S. Agne, E. Anisimova, V. Makarov, E. Choi, B. L. Higgins, and T. Jennewein,
Airborne demonstration of a quantum key distribution receiver payload (contributed talk),
presented at CLEO Europe, Munich, Germany, 25–29 June 2017.
PDF (157 KiB)
C. J. Pugh, S. Kaiser, J.-P. Bourgoin, J. Jin, N. Sultana, S. Agne, E. Anisimova, V. Makarov, E. Choi, B. L. Higgins, and T. Jennewein,
Airborne demonstration of a quantum key distribution receiver payload (contributed talk),
presented at CAP annual congress, Kingston, ON, Canada, 29 May – 2 June 2017.
PDF (157 KiB)
C. J. Pugh, S. Kaiser, J.-P. Bourgoin, J. Jin, N. Sultana, S. Agne, E. Anisimova, V. Makarov, E. Choi, B. L. Higgins, and T. Jennewein,
Airborne demonstration of a quantum key distribution receiver payload (contributed talk),
presented at CLEO Applications and Technology, San Jose, California, USA, 14–19 May 2017.
PDF (170 KiB)
C. J. Pugh, S. Kaiser, J.-P. Bourgoin, J. Jin, N. Sultana, S. Agne, E. Anisimova, V. Makarov, E. Choi, B. L. Higgins, and T. Jennewein,
Airborne demonstration of a quantum key distribution receiver payload (contributed talk),
presented at COST Quantum Technologies in Space conference, Valletta, Malta, 26–31 March 2017.
PDF (157 KiB)

2016

S. Sajeed, P. Chaiwongkhot, M. Gagné, J.-P. Bourgoin, C. Minshull, M. Legré, T. Jennewein, R. Kashyap, and V. Makarov,
Laser damage creates backdoors in quantum cryptography (contributed talk),
presented at SPIE Laser Damage Symposium, Boulder, Colorado, USA, September 25–28, 2016.
PDF (83 KiB)
J. G. Lim, E. Anisimova, T. Jennewein, and V. Makarov,
Laser annealing heals radiation damage in single-photon avalanche photodiodes (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2016, Washington DC, USA, September 12–16, 2016.
PDF (144 KiB)
P. Chaiwongkhot, S. Sajeed, L. Lydersen, and V. Makarov,
Finite-key-size effect in commercial plug-and-play QKD system (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2016, Washington DC, USA, September 12–16, 2016.
PDF (960 KiB)
A. Huang, S. Sajeed, P. Chaiwongkhot, M. Soucarros, M. Legré, and V. Makarov,
An advanced Eve of QKD: breaking a security assumption and hacking a black box (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2016, Washington DC, USA, September 12–16, 2016.
PDF (432 KiB)
A. Huang, S. Sajeed, S. Sun, F. Xu, V. Makarov, and M. Curty,
Insecurity of detector-device-independent quantum key distribution (contributed talk),
presented at QCrypt 2016, Washington DC, USA, September 12–16, 2016.
PDF (531 KiB)
S. Sajeed, S. Kaiser, P. Chaiwongkhot, M. Gagné, J.-P. Bourgoin, C. Minshull, M. Legré, T. Jennewein, R. Kashyap, and V. Makarov,
Laser damage creates backdoors in quantum cryptography (contributed talk),
presented at QCrypt 2016, Washington DC, USA, September 12–16, 2016.
PDF (4.1 MiB)
P. Chaiwongkhot, S. Sajeed, L. Lydersen, and V. Makarov,
Finite-key-size effect in commercial plug-and-play QKD system (poster),
presented at Trustworthy Quantum Information (TyQI) Workshop, Shanghai, China, June 27–30, 2016.
PDF (568 KiB)
A. Huang, S. Sajeed, P. Chaiwongkhot, M. Soucarros, M. Legré, and V. Makarov,
Gaps between industrial and academic solutions to implementation loopholes in QKD: testing random-detector-efficiency countermeasure in a commercial system (poster),
presented at Trustworthy Quantum Information (TyQI) Workshop, Shanghai, China, June 27–30, 2016.
arXiv:1601.00993v2 [quant-ph]
S. Sajeed, P. Chaiwongkhot, M. Gagné, J.-P. Bourgoin, C. Minshull, M. Legré, T. Jennewein, R. Kashyap, and V. Makarov,
Laser damage creates backdoors in quantum cryptography (poster),
presented at Trustworthy Quantum Information (TyQI) Workshop, Shanghai, China, June 27–30, 2016.
PDF (2.3 MiB)

2015

P. V. P. Pinheiro, P. Chaiwongkhot, S. Sajeed, R. T. Horn, J.-P. Bourgoin, and V. Makarov,
Measurements of light emission from silicon avalanche photodetectors (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2015, Tokyo, Japan, September 28 – October 2, 2015.
PDF (526 KiB)
F. Xu, J. M. Arrazola, K. Wei, W. Wang, P. Palacios-Avila, C. Feng, S. Sajeed, N. Lütkenhaus, and H.-K. Lo,
Experimental quantum fingerprinting (contributed talk),
presented at QCrypt 2015, Tokyo, Japan, September 28 – October 2, 2015.
PDF (482 KiB)
P. Chaiwongkhot, S. Sajeed, J.-P. Bourgoin, T. Jennewein, N. Lütkenhaus, and V. Makarov,
Spatial-mode detector efficiency mismatch security loophole in free-space QKD (contributed talk),
presented at QCrypt 2015, Tokyo, Japan, September 28 – October 2, 2015.
PDF (2.8 MiB)
A. Huang, S. Sajeed, P. Chaiwongkhot, M. Soucarros, M. Legré, and V. Makarov,
Gap between industrial and academic solutions to implementation loopholes: testing random-gate-removal countermeasure in commercial QKD system (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2015, Tokyo, Japan, September 28 – October 2, 2015.
PDF (385 KiB)
E. Anisimova, B. Higgins, J.-P. Bourgoin, M. Cranmer, E. Choi, D. Hudson, L. P. Piche, A. Scott, V. Makarov, and T. Jennewein,
Demonstration of suitability of avalanche photodiodes for quantum communications in the low-Earth-orbit radiation environment (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2015, Tokyo, Japan, September 28 – October 2, 2015.
PDF (775 KiB)
E. Anisimova, D. Nikulov, S. S. Hu, M. Bourgon, R. Ursin, T. Jennewein, and V. Makarov,
Low-noise single-photon detector for long-distance free-space quantum communication (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2015, Tokyo, Japan, September 28 – October 2, 2015.
PDF (258 KiB)
E. Anisimova, B. Higgins, J.-P. Bourgoin, M. Cranmer, E. Choi, D. Hudson, L. P. Piche, A. Scott, V. Makarov, and T. Jennewein,
Testing the suitability of avalanche photodiodes for quantum communications in the low-Earth-orbit radiation environment (contributed talk),
presented at Single Photon Workshop 2015, Geneva, Switzerland, July 13–17, 2015.
PDF (215 KiB)
E. Anisimova, D. Nikulov, S. S. Hu, M. Bourgon, R. Ursin, T. Jennewein, and V. Makarov,
Low-noise single-photon detector for long-distance free-space quantum communication (poster),
presented at Single Photon Workshop 2015, Geneva, Switzerland, July 13–17, 2015.
PDF (2.1 MiB)

2014

S. Sajeed, I. Radchenko, S. Kaiser, J.-P. Bourgoin, L. Monat, M. Legré, and V. Makarov,
Securing two-way quantum communication: the monitoring detector and its flaws (contributed talk),
presented at QCrypt 2014, Paris, France, September 1–5, 2014.
PDF (721 KiB)
F. Xu, S. Sajeed, S. Kaiser, Z. Tang, V. Makarov, and H.-K. Lo,
Experimental quantum key distribution with source flaws and tight finite-key analysis (contributed talk),
presented at QCrypt 2014, Paris, France, September 1–5, 2014.
PDF (175 KiB)
N. Jain, E. Anisimova, I. Khan, V. Makarov, Ch. Marquardt, and G. Leuchs,
Quantum hacking with realistic Trojan-horse attacks (contributed talk),
presented at Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics 2014, Brussels, Belgium, June 23–27, 2014.
PDF (84 KiB)

2013

N. Jain, I. Khan, E. Anisimova, C. Wittmann, Ch. Marquardt, V. Makarov, and G. Leuchs,
Demonstrating feasibility of a Trojan-horse attack on a commercial QKD system (poster),
presented at QCrypt 2013, Waterloo, Canada, August 5–9, 2013.
poster: PDF (1.1 MiB)

2012

A. N. Bugge, S. Sauge, A. M. M. Ghazali, J. Skaar, L. Lydersen, and V. Makarov,
Laser damage of photodiodes helps the eavesdropper (invited talk),
presented at QCMC 2012, Vienna, Austria, July 30 – August 3, 2012.
PDF (724 KiB)
N. Jain, E. Anisimova, C. Wittmann, Ch. Marquardt, V. Makarov, and G. Leuchs,
Investigating the feasibility of a practical Trojan-horse attack on a commercial quantum key distribution system (poster),
presented at QCMC 2012, Vienna, Austria, July 30 – August 3, 2012.
PDF (312 KiB)

2011

V. Makarov,
Cracking quantum cryptography (invited talk),
presented at CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2011, Munich, Germany, May 22–26, 2011.
PDF;
presentation slides: PowerPoint (13.6 MiB)
N. Jain, L. Lydersen, C. Wittmann, C. Wiechers, D. Elser, Ch. Marquardt, V. Makarov, and G. Leuchs,
Inducing a detector efficiency mismatch to hack a commercial quantum key distribution system (contributed talk),
presented at CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2011, Munich, Germany, May 22–26, 2011.
PDF

2009

S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and A. Anisimov,
Quantum hacking: how Eve can exploit component imperfections to control yet another of Bob’s single-photon qubit detectors (contributed talk),
presented at CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2009, Munich, Germany, June 14–19, 2009.
PDF
Y.-S. Kim, V. Makarov, Y.-C. Jeong, and Y.-H. Kim,
Silicon single-photon detector with 5 Hz dark counts (poster),
presented at CLEO/IQEC 2009, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 31 – June 5, 2009.
PDF

2008

V. Makarov, A. Anisimov, and S. Sauge,
Can Eve control PerkinElmer actively-quenched single-photon detector? (poster),
presented at SECOQC conference, Vienna, Austria, October 8–10, 2008.
arXiv:0809.3408v1 [quant-ph];
poster: PDF (13.2 MiB)
V. Makarov,
Exploiting the saturation mode of passively quenched avalanche photodiodes to attack quantum cryptosystems (contributed talk),
in Proceedings of the Optical Society of Korea Annual Meeting 2008 (Opt. Soc. Korea, 2008), pp. 417–418.
PDF
 
 Eve :(