Group Leader


Refereed Journals Publications

    • [27] R. Prevedel, Aart Verhoef, A.J. Pernia-Andrade, S. Weisenburger, B. Huang, T. Nöbauer, A. Fernandez, J.E. Delcour, P. Golshani, A. Baltuska and A. Vaziri, “Fast volumetric calcium imaging across multiple cortical layers using sculpted light”, Nature Methods 13, 1021 (2016) [Nature Link]
    • [26] J. N. Tinsley*, M. I. Molodtsov*, R. Prevedel, D. Wartmann, J. Espigulé-Pons, M. Lauwers, and A. Vaziri, “Direct Detection of a Single Photon by Humans”, Nature Communications 7, 12172 (2016) [pdf] *Joint first authors
    • [25] P. Rupprecht, R. Prevedel, F. Grössl, W. E. Haubensak, and A. Vaziri, Optimizing and extending light-sculpting microscopy for fast functional imaging in neuroscience”, Biomedical Optics Express 6, 353 (2015) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [24] R. Prevedel*, Y.-G. Yoon*, M. Hoffmann, N. Pak, G. Wetzstein, S. Kato, T. Schrödel, R. Raskar, M. Zimmer, E.S. Boyden, and A. Vaziri, “Simultaneous whole-animal 3D-imaging of neuronal activity using light field microscopy”, Nature Methods 11, 727 (2014) [Nature Link] [e-preprint] *Joint first authors
    • [23] T. Scheidl, F. Tiefenbacher, R. Prevedel, F. Steinlechner, R. Ursin, and A. Zeilinger, Crossed crystal scheme for femtosecond-pulsed entangled photon generation in periodically poled potassium titanyl phosphate, Physical Review A 89, 042324 (2014) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [22] C. Erven, E. Meyer-Scott, K. Fisher, J. Lavoie, B. L. Higgins, Z. Yan, C. J. Pugh, J.-P. Bourgoin, R. Prevedel, L. K. Shalm, L. Richards, N. Gigov, R. Laflamme, G. Weihs, T. Jennewein, and K.J. Resch, “Experimental Three-Particle Quantum Nonlocality under Strict Locality Conditions”, Nature Photonics 8, 292 (2014) [Nature Link] [e-preprint]
    • [21] K. Fisher, A. Broadband, L. K. Shalm, Z. Yan, J. Lavoie, R. Prevedel, T. Jennewein, and K.J. Resch, “Quantum computing on encrypted data”, Nature Communications 5, 3074 (2014) [Nature Link] [e-preprint]
    • [20] T Schrödel*, R. Prevedel*, K. Aumayr, M. Zimmer and A. Vaziri, “Brain-wide 3D imaging of neuronal activity in Caenorhabditis elegans with sculpted light”, Nature Methods 10, 1013 (2013) [Nature Link] *Joint first authors
    • [19] M. Mazurek, K. Schreiter, R. Prevedel, R. Kaltenbaek and K.J. Resch, “Dispersion-cancelled biological imaging with quantum-inspired interferometry”, Scientific Reports 3, 1582 (2013) , [pdf] [Nature Link]
    • [18] K. Fisher, R. Prevedel, R. Kaltenbaek and K.J. Resch, “Optimal linear optical implementation of a single-qubit damping channel”, New Journal of Physics 14, 033016 (2012) , [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [17] R. Prevedel, K.M. Schreiter, J. Lavoie and K.J. Resch, “Classical analog for dispersion cancellation of entangled photons with local detection”, Phys. Rev. A 84, 051803(R) (2011) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [16] N. K. Langford, S. Ramelow, R. Prevedel, W. J. Munro, G. J. Milburn and A. Zeilinger, “Efficient quantum computing using coherent photon conversion”, Nature 478, 360–363 (2011) [Nature Link] [e-preprint]
    • [15] R. Prevedel, D.R. Hamel, R. Colbeck, K. Fisher and K.J. Resch, “Experimental investigation of the uncertainty principle in the presence of quantum memory”, Nature Physics 7, 757-761 (2011) [Nature Link] [e-preprint]
    • [14] R. Prevedel, Y. Lu, W. Matthews, R. Kaltenbaek and K.J. Resch, “Entanglement-Enhanced Classical Communication over a Noisy Classical Channel”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 110505 (2011) [pdf] [e-preprint] highlighted as an “Editor’s suggestion” and selected for a Viewpoint in Physics 4, 21 (2011) [pdf], a Search and Discovery article in Physics, Today April issue, 15 (2011) [pdf] as well as in
    • [12] T.Scheidl, R. Ursin, A. Fedrizzi, S. Ramelow, X.-S. Ma, T. Herbst, R. Prevedel, L. Ratschbacher, J. Kofler, T. Jennewein and A. Zeilinger, “Feasibility of 300 km quantum key distribution with entangled states”, New J. Phys. 11, 085002 (2009) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [11] R. Prevedel, G. Cronenberg, M.S Tame, M. Paternostro, P. Walther, M.S. Kim and A. Zeilinger, “Experimental realization of Dicke states of up to six qubits for multiparty quantum networking”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 020503 (2009) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [10] A. Fedrizzi, R. Ursin, T. Herbst, M. Nespoli, R. Prevedel, T. Scheidl, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Jennewein and A. Zeilinger, “High-fidelity transmission of entanglement over a high-loss freespace channel” Nature Physics 5, 389-392 (2009) [Nature Link] [e-preprint] story on our experiment @
    • [9] R. Kaltenbaek, R. Prevedel, M. Aspelmeyer and A. Zeilinger, “High-fidelity entanglement swapping with fully independent sources”, Phys. Rev. A 79, 040302(R) (2009) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [8] R. Prevedel, M.S Tame, A. Stefanov, M. Paternostro, M.S. Kim and A. Zeilinger, “Experimental demonstration of decoherence-free one-way information transfer”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 250503 (2007) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [7] P. Böhi, R. Prevedel, T. Jennewein, A. Stefanov, F. Tiefenbacher and A. Zeilinger, “Implementation and characterization of active feed-forward for deterministic linear optics quantum computing”, Appl. Phys. B 89, 499–505 (2007) [Link] [e-preprint]
    • [6] R. Prevedel, A. Stefanov, P. Walther and A. Zeilinger, “Experimental realization of a quantum game on a one-way quantum computer”, New J. Phys. 9, 205 (2007) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [5] K.J. Resch, K.L. Pregnell, R. Prevedel, A. Gilchrist, G.J. Pryde, J.L. O’Brien and A.G. White, “Time-Reversal and Super-Resolving Phase Measurements”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 223601 (2007) [pdf] [e-preprint] story on our experiment @ [pdf]
    • [4] M.S. Tame, R. Prevedel, M. Paternostro, P. Böhi, M.S. Kim and A. Zeilinger, “Experimental Realization of Deutsch’s Algorithm in a One-way Quantum Computer”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 140501 (2007) [pdf] [e-preprint] story on our experiment @ [pdf]
    • [3] R. Prevedel, C. Brukner, M. Aspelmeyer, T.D. Jennewein and A. Zeilinger “Photonic entanglement as a resource in quantum computing and quantum communication”, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 241-248 (2007) [pdf] [e-preprint]
    • [2] R. Prevedel, P. Walther, F. Tiefenbacher, P. Böhi, R. Kaltenbaek, T.D. Jennewein and A. Zeilinger “High-speed linear optics quantum computing using active feed-forward”, Nature 445, 65-69 (2007) [Nature Link] [pdf] [e-preprint] more information concerning this article can be found here.
    • [1] N.K. Langford, T.J. Weinhold, R. Prevedel, K.J. Resch, A. Gilchrist, J.L. O’Brien, G.J. Pryde and A.G. White, “Demonstration of a Simple Entangling Optical Gate and Its Use in Bell-State Analysis”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 210504 (2005) [pdf] [e-preprint]

Miscellaneous Contributions

    • [25] R. Prevedel and A. Zeilinger, “Entanglement and One-Way Quantum Computing”, Contribution to the popular website [pdf]
    • [26] R. Prevedel, “Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle revisited”, Contribution to the popular website [pdf]
    • [27] N. K. Langford, S. Ramelow and R. Prevedel, “A New Scheme for Photonic Quantum Computing “, Contribution to the popular website [pdf]


    • R. Prevedel, “Experimental all-optical one-way quantum computing: An introduction into the theory and experiments of photonic one-way quantum computing”, SVH Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften (2009) [ISBN 978-3-8381-0847-6] [Amazon Link] [cover]

Comment: This book is a slightly modified version of the dissertation below.

Doctoral Thesis

    • “Experimental all-optical one-way quantum computing”, University of Vienna (2009) [pdf]

Diploma Thesis

    • “Experimental Realization of a Simple Entangling Optical Gate for Quantum Computation”, University of Vienna (2005) [pdf]