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Physicist. Pianist. Painter. Photographer.

I’m a quantum physicist trying to solve your measurement and imaging problems.

Research interests

Quantum metrology

Quantum cryptography

Experimental quantum optics

Superresolution imaging

Quantum networks

Employment and Education

SQA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Macquarie University

Postdoctoral Research Associate, the University of Sheffield
(2017 – 2021)

PhD in Physics, the University of Sydney
(2014 – 2017)

Bachelor of Science (Advanced), Hon (I), the University of Sydney
(2009 – 2013)

Selected Publications

Imaging stars with quantum error correction
Z Huang, GK Brennen, and Y Ouyang, Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 210502
Media release: A new Quantum Technique Could Enable Telescopes the Size of Planet Earth

Experimental implementation of secure anonymous protocols on an eight-user quantum key distribution network
Z Huang, S K Joshi et al., npj Quantum Inf 8, 25

Optical quantum super-resolution imaging and hypothesis testing
U Zanforlin, C Lupo, P W R Connolly, P Kok, G S Buller, Zixin Huang,
Nature Communications 13, 5373

Quantum hypothesis testing for exoplanet detection
Z Huang, C Lupo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 130502
Media release: A new theory to test hypotheses and methods for exoplanet detection

Quantum-limited estimation of range and velocity
Z Huang, C Lupo, P Kok, PRX Quantum 2 (3), 030303

Photonic quantum data locking
Z Huang, PP Rohde, DW Berry, P Kok, JP Dowling, C Lupo, Quantum 5, 447

Fault-tolerant quantum data locking
Z Huang, P Kok, C Lupo, Physical Review A 103 (5)

Quantum limits to incoherent imaging are achieved by linear interferometry
C Lupo, Z Huang, P Kok Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 080503

Ancilla-assisted schemes are beneficial for Gaussian state phase estimation
Z Huang, C Macchiavello, L Maccone, P Kok, Physical Review A 101 (1), 012124

Boson sampling private-key quantum cryptography
Z Huang, PP Rohde, DW Berry, P Kok, JP Dowling, C Lupo, arXiv:1905.03013

Noise-dependent optimal strategies for quantum metrology
Z Huang, C Macchiavello, L Maccone, Physical Review A 97 (3), 032333

Cryptographic quantum metrology
Z Huang, C Macchiavello, L Maccone, Physical Review A 99 (2), 022314

Experimental ancilla-assisted phase estimation in a noisy channe
Marco Sbroscia, Ilaria Gianani, Luca Mancino, Emanuele Roccia, Zixin Huang, Lorenzo Maccone, Chiara Macchiavello, Marco Barbieri,, Physical Review A 97 (3), 032305

Beating the classical limits of information transmission using a quantum decoder
RJ Chapman, A Karim, Z Huang, ST Flammia, M Tomamichel, A Peruzzo,
Physical Review A 97 (1), 012315

Adaptive phase estimation with two-mode squeezed vacuum and parity measurement
Z Huang, KR Motes, PM Anisimov, JP Dowling, DW Berry
Physical Review A 95 (5), 053837

Usefulness of entanglement-assisted quantum metrology
Z Huang, C Macchiavello, L Maccone
Physical Review A 94 (1), 012101

High-dimensional entanglement certification
Z Huang, L Maccone, A Karim, C Macchiavello, RJ Chapman, A Peruzzo
Scientific reports 6 (1), 1

Experimental perfect state transfer of an entangled photonic qubit
Robert J Chapman, Matteo Santandrea, Zixin Huang, Giacomo Corrielli, Andrea Crespi, Man-Hong Yung, Roberto Osellame, Alberto Peruzzo.
Nature communications 7, 11339


First year electromagnetism

First year introduction to quantum communication