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2019

A Link Layer Protocol for Quantum Networks
Axel Dahlberg, Matthew Skrzypczyk, Tim Coopmans, Leon Wubben, Filip Rozpędek, Matteo Pompili, Arian Stolk, Przemysław Pawełczak, Robert Knegjens, Julio de Oliveira Filho, Ronald Hanson, Stephanie Wehner
Accepted for publication by ACM SIGCOMM 2019
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High fidelity GHZ generation within nearby nodes
Valentina Caprara Vivoli, Jérémy Ribeiro, Stephanie Wehner
Accepted for publication in Physical Review A (2019)
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Towards a realization of device-independent quantum key distribution
Gláucia Murta,  Suzanne B. van Dam, Jérémy Ribeiro, Ronald Hanson, Stephanie Wehner
Quantum Science and Technology 4, 035011 (2019)
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Near-term quantum repeater experiments with NV centers: overcoming the limitations of direct transmission
Filip Rozpędek, Raja Yehia, Kenneth Goodenough, Maximilian Ruf, Peter C. Humphreys, Ronald Hanson, Stephanie Wehner, David Elkouss
Physical Review A 99, 052330 (2019)
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Benchmarking gate fidelities in a Si/SiGe two-qubit device
X. Xue, T. F. Watson, J. Helsen, D. R. Ward, D. E. Savage, M. G. Lagally, S. N. Coppersmith, M. A. Eriksson, S. Wehner, L. M. K. Vandersypen
Physical Review X 9, 021011 (2019)
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Practical and reliable error bars for quantum process tomography
Le Phuc Thinh, Philippe Faist, Jonas Helsen, David Elkouss, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 99, 052311 (2019)
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Quantum codes for quantum simulation of Fermions on a square lattice of qubits
Mark Steudtner, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 99, 022308 (2019)
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Efficient Unitarity Randomized Benchmarking of Few-qubit Clifford Gates
Bas Dirkse, Jonas Helsen, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 99, 012315 (2019)
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2018

Converse bounds for quantum and private communication over Holevo-Werner channels
Thomas P. W. Cope, Kenneth Goodenough, Stefano Pirandola
Journal of Physics A 51, 494001 (2018)
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Fundamental limits on the capacities of bipartite quantum interactions
Stefan Bäuml, Siddhartha Das, and Mark M. Wilde
Physical Review Letters 121, 250504 (2018)
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Device independence for two-party cryptography and position verification with memoryless devices
Jeremy Ribeiro, Le Phuc Thinh, Jedrzej Kaniewski, Jonas Helsen, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 97, 062307 (2018)
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Quantum internet: A Vision for the road ahead
Stephanie Wehner, David Elkouss, Ronald Hanson
Science 362, 6412 (2018)
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Representations of the multi-qubit Clifford group
Jonas Helsen, Joel J. Wallman, Stephanie Wehner
Journal of Mathematical Physic 59, 072201 (2018)
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A crossbar network for silicon quantum dot qubits
Ruoyu Li, Luca Petit, David P. Franke, Juan Pablo Dehollain, Jonas Helsen, Mark Steudtner, Nicole K. Thomas, Zachary R. Yoscovits, Kanwal J. Singh, Stephanie Wehner, Lieven M. K. Vandersypen, James S. Clarke, Menno Veldhorst
Science advances 4, 7 (2018)
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Optimizing practical entanglement distillation
Filip Rozpędek, Thomas Schiet, Le Phuc Thinh, David Elkouss, Andrew C. Doherty, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 97, 062333 (2018)
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Fermion-to-qubit mappings with varying resource requirements for quantum simulation
Mark Steudtner, Stephanie Wehner
New Journal of Physics 20 (2018)
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Anonymous transmission in a noisy quantum network using the W state
Victoria Lipinska, Gláucia Murta, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 98, 052320 (2018)
online – arXivpdf

Transforming graph states using single-qubit operations
Axel Dahlberg, Stephanie Wehner
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 376, 2123 (2018)
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Quantum error correction in crossbar architectures
Jonas Helsen, Mark Steudtner, Menno Veldhorst, Stephanie Wehner
Quantum Science and Technology 3, 035005 (2018)
online – arXivpdf

Continuous-variable protocol for oblivious transfer in the noisy-storage model
Fabian Furrer, Tobias Gehring, Christian Schaffner, Christoph Pacher, Roman Schnabel,
Stephanie Wehner
Nature Communications 9, 1450 (2018)
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Parameter regimes for a single sequential quantum repeater
Filip Rozpędek, Kenneth Goodenough, Jérémy Ribeiro, Norbert Kalb, Valentina Caprara Vivoli, Andreas Reiserer, Ronald Hanson, Stephanie Wehner, David Elkouss
Quantum Science and Technology 3, 034002 (2018)
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Fully device-independent conference key agreement
Jérémy Ribeiro, Gláucia Murta, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 97, 022307 (2018)
onlinearXivpdf

Capacity estimation and verification of quantum channels with arbitrarily correlated errors
Corsin Pfister, M. Adriaan Rol, Atul Mantri, Marco Tomamichel, Stephanie Wehner
Nature Communications 9, 27 (2018)
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SimulaQron – A simulator for developing quantum internet software
Axel Dahlberg, Stephanie Wehner
Quantum Science and Technology 4, 015001 (2018)
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Work and reversibility in quantum thermodynamics
Álvaro M. Alhambra, Stephanie Wehner, Mark M. Wilde, Mischa P. Woods
Physical Review A 97, 062114 (2018)
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2017

Smoothed generalized free energies for thermodynamics
Remco van der Meer, Nelly Huei Ying Ng, Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review A 96, 062135 (2017)
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Multiplexed entanglement generation over quantum networks using multi-qubit nodes
Suzanne B. van Dam, Peter C. Humphreys, Filip Rozpędek, Stephanie Wehner, Ronald Hanson
Quantum Science and Technology 2, 034002 (2017)
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Quantum preparation uncertainty and lack of information
Filip Rozpędek, Jędrzej Kaniewski, Patrick Coles, Stephanie Wehner
New Journal of Physics 19, 023038 (2017)
online – arXivpdf

Entropic uncertainty relations and their applications
Patrick J. Coles, Mario Berta, Marco Tomamichel, Stephanie Wehner
Review of Modern Physics 89, 015002 (2017)
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Surpassing the Carnot efficiency by extracting imperfect work
Nelly Ng, Mischa Woods, Stephanie Wehner
New Journal of Physics 19, 113005 (2017)
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2016

(Nearly) optimal P-values for all Bell inequalities
David Elkouss and Stephanie Wehner
npj Quantum Information 2, 16026 (2016)
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A universal test for gravitational decoherence
C. Pfister, J. Kaniewski, M. Tomamichel, A. Mantri, R. Schmucker, N. McMahon, G. Milburn and S. Wehner
Nature Communications 7, 13022 (2016)
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Loophole-free Bell test using electron spins in diamond: second experiment and additional analysis
B. Hensen, N. Kalb, M.S. Blok, A. Dréau, A. Reiserer, R.F.L. Vermeulen, R.N. Schouten, M. Markham, D.J. Twitchen, K. Goodenough, D. Elkouss, S. Wehner, T. H. Taminiau, R. Hanson
Scientific Reports 6, 30289 (2016)
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Relative thermalization
Lídia del Rio, Adrian Hutter, Renato Renner, and Stephanie Wehner
Physical Review E 94, 022104 (2016)
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Contextuality without nonlocality in a superconducting quantum system
Markus Jerger, Yarema Reshitnyk, Markus Oppliger, Anton Potočnik, Mintu Mondal, Andreas Wallraff, Kenneth Goodenough, Stephanie Wehner, Kristinn Juliusson, Nathan K. Langford, Arkady Fedorov
Nature Communications 7, 12930 (2016)
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Entropic uncertainty and measurement reversibility
Mario Berta, Stephanie Wehner and Mark M. Wilde
New Journal of Physics 18, 073004 (2016)
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Assessing the performance of quantum repeaters for all phase-insensitive Gaussian bosonic channels
K Goodenough, D Elkouss and S Wehner 
New Journal of Physics 18, 063005 (2016)
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Device-independent two-party cryptography secure against sequential attacks
Jędrzej Kaniewski and Stephanie Wehner
New Journal of Physics 18, 055004 (2016)
online
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Sifting attacks in finite-size quantum key distribution
Corsin Pfister, Norbert Lütkenhaus, Stephanie Wehner and Patrick J Coles
New Journal of Physics 18, 053001 (2016)
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Asynchronous reference frame agreement in a quantum network
Tanvirul Islam and Stephanie Wehner
New Journal of Physics 18, 033018 (2016)
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To see the world in a grain of spins
Stephanie Wehner
Science 351 (6278), 1156 (2016)
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2015

Loophole-free Bell inequality violation using electron spins separated by 1.3 kilometres
Bas Hensen, H. Bernien, A. E. Dréau, A. Reiserer, N. Kalb, M. S. Blok, J. Ruitenberg, R. F. L. Vermeulen, R. N. Schouten, C. Abellán, W. Amaya, V. Pruneri, Morgan W. Mitchell, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, D. Elkouss, S. Wehner, T. H. Taminiau, R. Hanson
Nature 526 (7575), 682-686 (2015)
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Limits to catalysis in quantum thermodynamics
N. H. Y. Ng, C. Cirstoiu, J. Eisert, S. Wehner
New Journal of Physics 17, 085004 (2015)
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Practical relativistic bit commitment
Tommaso Lunghi, Jędrzej Kaniewski, Felix Bussières, Raphael Houlmann, Marco Tomamichel, Stephanie Wehner, Hugo Zbinden
Physical review letters 115, 030502 (2015)
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The second laws of quantum thermodynamics
F Brandão, M Horodecki, N Ng, J Oppenheim, S Wehner
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (11), 3275-3279 (2015)
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Entanglement sampling and applications
F Dupuis, O Fawzi, S Wehner
Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on 61 (2), 1093-1112
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2014

Entanglement-assisted guessing of complementary measurement outcomes
M. Berta, P. J. Coles, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 90, 062127 (2014)
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Equivalence of wave–particle duality to entropic uncertainty
P. J. Coles, J. Kaniewski, S. Wehner
Nature communications 5, 5814 (2014)
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Finite blocklength converse bounds for quantum channels
W. Matthews, S. Wehner
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory,  60 (11), 7317-7329 (2014)
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A unified view on Hardyʼs paradox and the Clauser–Horne–Shimony–Holt inequality
L. Mančinska, S. Wehner
Journal of Physics A 47, 424027 (2014)
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Entropic uncertainty from effective anticommutators
J. Kaniewski, M. Tomamichel, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 90, 012332 (2014)
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Publisher’s Note: Bell nonlocality [Rev. Mod. Phys. 86, 419 (2014)]
N. Brunner, D. Cavalcanti, S. Pironio, V. Scarani, S. Wehner
Reviews of Modern Physics 86, 839 (2014)
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Spatial reference frame agreement in quantum networks
T. Islam, L. Magnin, B. Sorg, S. Wehner
New Journal of Physics 16, 063040 (2014)
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Bell nonlocality
N. Brunner, D. Cavalcanti, S. Pironio, V. Scarani, S. Wehner
Reviews of Modern Physics 86, 419 (2014)
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An experimental implementation of oblivious transfer in the noisy storage model
C. Erven, N. Ng, N. Gigov, R. Laflamme, S. Wehner, G. Weihs
Nature communications 5, 3418 (2014)
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2013

Experimental bit commitment based on quantum communication and special relativity
Tommaso Lunghi, J. Kaniewski, Félix Bussieres, Raphaël Houlmann, M. Tomamichel, A. Kent, Nicolas Gisin, S. Wehner, Hugo Zbinden
Physical review letters 111, 180504 (2013)
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A monogamy-of-entanglement game with applications to device-independent quantum cryptography
M. Tomamichel, S. Fehr, J. Kaniewski, S. Wehner
New Journal of Physics 15, 103002 (2013)
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Entanglement cost of quantum channels
M. Berta, F. G. S. L. Brandao, M. Christandl, S. Wehner
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 59 (10), 6779-6795 (2013)

Achieving the limits of the noisy-storage model using entanglement sampling
F. Dupuis, O. Fawzi, S. Wehner
Advances in Cryptology–CRYPTO 2013, 326-343 (2013)
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Secure bit commitment from relativistic constraints
J. Kaniewski, M. Tomamichel, E. Hanggi, S. Wehner
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory,  59 (7), 4687-4699
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An information-theoretic principle implies that any discrete physical theory is classical
C. Pfister, S. Wehner
Nature communications 4, 1851 (2013)
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Dependence of a quantum-mechanical system on its own initial state and the initial state of the environment it interacts with
A. Hutter, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 87, 012121 (2013)
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A violation of the uncertainty principle implies a violation of the second law of thermodynamics
E. Haenggi, S. Wehner
Nature Communications 4, 1670 (2013)
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2012

Experimental implementation of bit commitment in the noisy-storage model
N. H. Y. Ng, S. K. Joshi, C. C. Ming, C. Kurtsiefer, S. Wehner
Nature communications 3, 1326 (2012)
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Min-entropy uncertainty relation for finite-size cryptography
N. H. Y. Ng, M. Berta, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 86, 042315 (2012)
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Computability limits nonlocal correlations
T. Islam, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 86, 042109 (2012)
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Quantum to classical randomness extractors
M. Berta, O. Fawzi, S. Wehner
Advances in Cryptology–CRYPTO 2012, 776-793 (2012)
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Multipartite entanglement verification resistant against dishonest parties
A. Pappa, A. Chailloux, S. Wehner, E. Diamanti, I. Kerenidis
Physical review letters 108, 260502 (2012)
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Long distance quantum cryptography made simple
I. Kerenidis, S. Wehner
Quantum Information & Computation 12 (5-6), 448-460 (2012)
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Unconditional security from noisy quantum storage
R. Koenig, S. Wehner, J. Wullschleger
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory,  58 (3), 1962-1984 (2012)
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Almost all quantum states have low entropy rates for any coupling to the environment
A. Hutter, S. Wehner
Physical review letters 108, 070501 (2012)
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2011

A time-dependent Tsirelson’s bound from limits on the rate of information gain in quantum systems
A. C. Doherty, S. Wehner
New Journal of Physics 13, 073033 (2011)
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Does ignorance of the whole imply ignorance of the parts? Large violations of noncontextuality in quantum theory
T. Vidick, S. Wehner
Physical review letters 107, 030402 (2011)
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More nonlocality with less entanglement
T. Vidick, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 83, 052310 (2011)
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Achieving the physical limits of the bounded-storage model
P. Mandayam, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 83, 022329 (2011)
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2010

The uncertainty principle determines the nonlocality of quantum mechanics
J. Oppenheim, S. Wehner
Science 330 (6007), 1072-1074 (2010)
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Using postmeasurement information in state discrimination
D. Gopal, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 82, 022326 (2010)
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A transform of complementary aspects with applications to entropic uncertainty relations
P. Mandayam, S. Wehner, N. Balachandran
Journal of Mathematical Physics 51, 082201 (2010)
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Implementation of two-party protocols in the noisy-storage model
S. Wehner, M. Curty, C. Schaffner, H. K. Kwong Lo
Physical Review A 81, 052336 (2010)
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Local quantum measurement and no-signaling imply quantum correlations
H. Barnum, S. Beigi, S. Boixo, M. B. Elliott, S. Wehner
Physical review letters 104, 140401 (2010)
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Entropy in general physical theories
A. J. Short, S. Wehner
New Journal of Physics 12, 033023 (2010)
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Entropic uncertainty relations—a survey
S. Wehner, A. Winter
New Journal of Physics 12, 025009 (2010)
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2009

Distinguishability of quantum states under restricted families of measurements with an application to quantum data hiding
W. Matthews, S. Wehner, A. Winter
Communications in Mathematical Physics 291 (3), 813-843 (2009)
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A strong converse for classical channel coding using entangled inputs
R. Koenig, S. Wehner
Physical Review Letters 103, 070504 (2009)
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Relaxed uncertainty relations and information processing
G. Ver Steeg, S. Wehner
Quantum Information and Computation 9, 801-832 (2009)
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Robust cryptography in the noisy-quantum-storage model
C. Schaffner, B. Terhal, S. Wehner
Quantum Information and Computation 9, 963-996 (2009)
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2008

Lower bound on the dimension of a quantum system given measured data
S. Wehner, M. Christandl, A. C. Doherty
Physical Review A 78, 062112 (2008)
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State discrimination with post-measurement information
M. A. Ballester, S. Wehner, A. Winter
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 54 (9), 4183-4198 (2008)
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Possibility, impossibility, and cheat sensitivity of quantum-bit string commitment
H. Buhrman, M. Christandl, P. Hayden, H. K. Lo, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 78, 022316 (2008)
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Composable security in the bounded-quantum-storage model
S. Wehner, J. Wullschleger
Automata, Languages and Programming, 604-615 (2008)
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The quantum moment problem and bounds on entangled multi-prover games
A. C. Doherty, Y. C. Liang, B. Toner, S. Wehner
Computational Complexity, 199-210 (2008)
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Cryptography from noisy storage
S. Wehner, C. Schaffner, B. M. Terhal
Physical Review Letters 100, 220502 (2008)
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Higher entropic uncertainty relations for anti-commuting observables
S. Wehner, A. Winter
Journal of Mathematical Physics 49, 062105 (2008)
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Cryptography in a quantum world
S. Wehner
Ph. D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam (2008)
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2007

Simple family of nonadditive quantum codes
J. A. Smolin, G. Smith, S. Wehner
Physical review letters 99, 130505 (2007)
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Entropic uncertainty relations and locking: tight bounds for mutually unbiased bases
M. A. Ballester, S. Wehner
Physical Review A 75, 022319 (2007)
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Analyzing worms and network traffic using compression
S. Wehner
Journal of Computer Security 15 (3), 303-320 (2007)
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2006

Security of quantum bit string commitment depends on the information measure
H. Buhrman, M. Christandl, P. Hayden, H. K. Lo, S. Wehner
Physical review letters 97, 250501 (2006)
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Implications of superstrong non-locality for cryptography
H. Buhrman, M. Christandl, F. Unger, S. Wehner, A. Winter
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 462 (2071), 1919–1932 (2006)
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Entanglement in interactive proof systems with binary answers
S. Wehner
Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science 2006, 162-171 (2006)
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Tsirelson bounds for generalized clauser-horne-shimony-holt inequalities
S. Wehner
Physical Review A 73, 022110 (2006)
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2005

Improved lower bounds for locally decodable codes and private information retrieval
S. Wehner, R. De Wolf
Automata, Languages and Programming, 1424-1436 (2005)
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Quantum anonymous transmissions
M. Christandl, S. Wehner
ASIACRYPT 2005, 217-235 (2005)
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2004

Quantum computation and privacy
S. Wehner
Master’s Thesis, University of Amsterdam (2004)
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Preprints

Spectral Quantum Tomography
J. Helsen, F. Battistel, B. M. Terhal
arXiv preprint arXiv:1904.00177 (2019)
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Every entangled state provides an advantage in classical communication
Stefan Bäuml, Andreas Winter, Dong Yang.
arXiv preprint arXiv:1810.11431 (2018)
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Linear programs for entanglement and key distribution in the quantum internet
Stefan Bäuml, Koji Azuma, Go Kato, David Elkouss
arXiv preprint arXiv:1809.03120 (2018)
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A new class of efficient randomized benchmarking protocols
Jonas Helsen, Xiao Xue, Lieven M. K. Vandersypen, Stephanie Wehner
arXiv preprint arXiv:1806.02048 (2018)
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How to transform graph states using single-qubit operations: computational complexity and algorithms
Axel Dahlberg, Jonas Helsen, Stephanie Wehner
arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.05306 (2018)
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Multi-qubit Randomized Benchmarking Using Few Samples
Jonas Helsen, Joel J. Wallman, Steven T. Flammia, Stephanie Wehner
arXiv preprint arXiv:1701.04299 (2017)
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Continuous-Variable Protocols in the Noisy-Storage Model
F. Furrer, C. Schaffner, S. Wehner
arXiv preprint arXiv:1509.09123 (2015) 
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The maximum efficiency of nano heat engines depends on more than temperature
M. P. Woods, N. Ng, S. Wehner
arXiv preprint arXiv:1506.02322 (2015)
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Entanglement improves classical control
D. N. Truong, M. McKague, S. Wehner
arXiv preprint arXiv:1307.1569 (2013) 
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Convergence of SDP hierarchies for polynomial optimization on the hypersphere
A. C. Doherty, S. Wehner
arXiv preprint arXiv:1210.5048 (2012)
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