About

Physicist. Pianist. Painter.

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

Research interests

Quantum metrology

Quantum cryptography

Superresolution imaging

Quantum networks

Employment and Education

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

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

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

Selected Publications

Quantum limits of incoherent imaging and how to achieve them
C Lupo, Z Huang, P Kok arXiv:1909.09581

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


Teaching

First year electromagnetism

First year introduction to quantum communication