Postdoctoral fellow

Yingwen Zhang

Dr. Yingwen Zhang adjusts the optics for his quantum microscope in the Ultrafast Quantum Photonics Lab. 
Yingwen Zhang (Ph. D.) ajuste les éléments d’optique de son microscope quantique au laboratoire de photonique quantique ultrarapide.




Yingwen Zhang is a Research Associate at National Research Council Canada.


  1. V. Vidyapin, Y. Zhang, D. England, B. Sussman “Characterisation of a single photon event camera for quantum imaging,” Scientific Reports 13, 1009 (2023).
  2. H. Hodgson, Y. Zhang, D. England, B. Sussman “Reconfigurable phase contrast microscopy with correlated photon pairs,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 122, 034001 (2023).
  3. Y. Zhang, D. England, B. Sussman “Snapshot hyperspectral imaging with quantum correlated photons,” Optics Express 31, 2282 (2023).
  4. Xiaoqin Gao, Yingwen Zhang, Alessio D’Errico, Felix Hufnagel, Khabat Heshami, Ebrahim Karimi “Manipulating the symmetry of transverse momentum entangled biphoton states,” Optics Express 30, 21276 (2022).
  5. Xiaoqin Gao, Yingwen Zhang, Alessio D’Errico, Khabat Heshami, Ebrahim Karimi “High-speed imaging of spatiotemporal correlations in Hong-Ou-Mandel interference,” Optics Express 30, 19456 (2022).
  6. Y. Zhang, A. Orth, D. England, B. Sussman “Ray tracing with quantum correlated photons to image a three-dimensional scene,” Phys. Rev. A 105, L011701 (2022).
  7. D. England, F. Bouchard, K. Fenwick, K. Bonsma-Fisher, Y. Zhang, P. J. Bustard, B. J. Sussman “Perspectives on all-optical Kerr switching for quantum optical applications,” Applied Physics Letters 119, 160501 (2021).
  8. Y. Zhang, D. England, A. Nomerotski, B. Sussman “High speed imaging of spectral-temporal correlations in Hong-Ou-Mandel interference,” Optics Express 29, 28217 (2021).
  9. Dilip Paneru, Amit Te’eni, Bar Y Peled, James Hubble, Yingwen Zhang, Avishy Carmi, Eliahu Cohen, Ebrahim Karimi “Experimental tests of multiplicative Bell inequalities and the fundamental role of local correlations,” Physical Review Research 3, L012025 (2021).
  10. Frédéric Bouchard, Alicia Sit, Yingwen Zhang, Robert Fickler, Filippo M Miatto, Yuan Yao, Fabio Sciarrino, Ebrahim Karimi “Two-photon interference: the Hong–Ou–Mandel effect,” Reports on Progress in Physics 84, 012402 (2020).
  11. F. Hufnagel, A. Sit, F. Bouchard, Y. Zhang, D. England, K. Heshami, B. J. Sussman, E. Karimi “Investigation of underwater quantum channels in a 30 meter flume tank using structured photons,” New Journal of Physics 22, 093074 (2020).
  12. M. F. Ferrer-Garcia, Y. Alvandi, Y. Zhang, E. Karimi “Theoretical analysis on spatially structured beam induced mass transport in azo-polymer films,” Optics Express 28, 19954 (2020).
  13. P. Svihra, Y. Zhang, P. Hockett, S. Ferrante, B. Sussman, D. England, A. Nomerotski “Multivariate discrimination in quantum target detection,”
  14. Y. Zhang, D. England, A. Nomerotski, P. Svihra, S. Ferrante, P. Hockett, B. Sussman “Multidimensional quantum-enhanced target detection via spectrotemporal-correlation measurements,” Physical Review A 101, 053808 (2020).
  15. Shilong Liu, Yingwen Zhang, Chen Yang, Shikai Liu, Zheng Ge, Yinhai Li, Yan Li, Zhiyuan Zhou, Guangcan Guo, Baosen Shi “Increasing two-photon entangled dimensions by shaping input-beam profiles,” Physical Review A 101, 052324 (2020).
  16. Hanquan Song, Yingwen Zhang, Yuhang Ren, Zhidan Yuan, Dayu Zhao, Zhiyuan Zheng, Lu Gao “Non-local edge enhanced imaging with incoherent thermal light,” Applied Physics Letters 116, 174001 (2020).
  17. Felix Hufnagel, Alicia Sit, Florence Grenapin, Frédéric Bouchard, Khabat Heshami, Duncan England, Yingwen Zhang, Benjamin J Sussman, Robert W Boyd, Gerd Leuchs, Ebrahim Karimi “Characterization of an underwater channel for quantum communications in the Ottawa River,” Optics Express 27, 26346 (2019).
  18. Lu Gao, Yingwen Zhang, Eliahu Cohen, Avshalom C. Elitzur, Ebrahim Karimi “Nonlocal quantum erasure of phase objects,” Applied Physics Letters 115, 051102 (2019).
  19. Yingwen Zhang, Alicia Sit, Frédéric Bouchard, Hugo Larocque, Florence Grenapin, Eliahu Cohen, Avshalom C Elitzur, James L Harden, Robert W Boyd, Ebrahim Karimi “Interaction-free ghost-imaging of structured objects,” Optics Express 27, 2212 (2019).
  20. Farshad Nejadsattari, Yingwen Zhang, Frédéric Bouchard, Hugo Larocque, Alicia Sit, Eliahu Cohen, Robert Fickler, and Ebrahim Karimi “Experimental realization of wave-packet dynamics in cyclic quantum walks,” Optica 6, 174 (2019).
  21. Frédéric Bouchard, Alicia Sit, Felix Hufnagel, Aazad Abbas, Yingwen Zhang, Khabat Heshami, Robert Fickler, Christoph Marquardt, Gerd Leuchs, Robert w. Boyd, and Ebrahim Karimi “Quantum cryptography with twisted photons through an outdoor underwater channel,” Optics Express 26, 22563 (2018).
  22. Yingwen Zhang, Megan Agnew, Thomas Roger, Filippus S Roux, Thomas Konrad, Daniele Faccio, Jonathan Leach, Andrew Forbes “Simultaneous entanglement swapping of multiple orbital angular momentum states of light,” Nature communications 8, 1 (2017).
  23. Hugo Larocque, Jérémie Gagnon-Bischoff, Dominic Mortimer, Yingwen Zhang, Frédéric Bouchard, Jeremy Upham, Vincenzo Grillo, Robert W. Boyd, Ebrahim Karimi “Generalized optical angular momentum sorter and its application to high-dimensional quantum cryptography,” Optics Express 25, 19832 (2017).
  24. Bienvenu Ndagano, Benjamin Perez-Garcia, Filippus S Roux, Melanie McLaren, Carmelo Rosales-Guzman, Yingwen Zhang, Othmane Mouane, Raul I Hernandez-Aranda, Thomas Konrad, Andrew Forbes “Characterizing quantum channels with non-separable states of classical light,” Nature Physics 13, 397 (2017).
  25. Andrew Forbes Yingwen Zhang, Shashi Prabhakar, Carmelo Rosales-Guzmán, Filippus S. Roux, Ebrahim Karimi “Hong-Ou-Mandel interference of entangled Hermite-Gauss modes,” Physical Review A 94, 033855 (2016).
  26. Thomas Konrad Yingwen Zhang, Shashi Prabhakar,Alpha Hamadou Ibrahim, Filippus S. Roux, Andrew Forbes “Experimentally observed decay of high-dimensional entanglement through turbulence,” Physical Review A 94, 032310 (2016).
  27. Yingwen Zhang, Filippus S. Roux, Thomas Konrad, Megan Agnew, Jonathan Leach, Andrew Forbes “Engineering two-photon high-dimensional states through quantum interference,” Science Advances 2, e1501165 (2016).
  28. Filippus S Roux, Yingwen Zhang “Projective measurements in quantum and classical optical system,” Physical Review A 90, 033835 (2014).
  29. Alejandro Ayala, CA Dominguez, M Loewe, Y Zhang “Weinberg sum rules at finite temperature,” Physical Review D 90, 034012 (2014).
  30. Yingwen Zhang, Filippus S Roux, Melanie McLaren, Andrew Forbes “Simulating quantum state engineering in spontaneous parametric down-conversion using classical light,” Optics Express 22, 17039 (2014).
  31. Yingwen Zhang, Filippus S. Roux “Modal spectrum in spontaneous parametric down-conversion with noncollinear phase matching,” Physical Review A 89, 063802 (2014).
  32. Yingwen Zhang, Filippus S Roux, Melanie McLaren, Andrew Forbes “Radial modal dependence of the azimuthal spectrum after parametric down-conversion,” Physical Review A 89, 043820 (2014).
  33. CA Dominguez, M Loewe, Y Zhang “Bottonium in QCD at finite temperature,” Physical Review D 88, 054015 (2013).
  34. Alejandro Ayala, CA Dominguez, M Loewe, Y Zhang “Rho-meson resonance broadening in QCD at finite temperature,” Physical Review D 86, 114036 (2012).
  35. CA Dominguez, M Loewe, Y Zhang “Chiral symmetry restoration and deconfinement in QCD at finite temperature,” Physical Review D 86, 034030 (2012).
  36. CA Dominguez, M Loewe, JC Rojas, Y Zhang “(Pseudo) scalar charmonium in finite temperature QCD,” Physical Review D 83, 034033 (2011).
  37. Cesareo A Dominguez, Macelo Loewe, J Cristobal Rojas, Yingwen Zhang “Charmonium in the vector channel at finite temperature from QCD sum rules,” Physical Review D 81, 014007 (2010).
  38. Y. Zhang P.L. Masiteng, E.A. Lawrie, T.M. Ramashidzha, J.J. Lawrie, R.A. Bark, J. Kau, F. Komati, S.M. Maliage, I. Matamba, S.M. Mullins, S.H.T. Murray, K.P. Mutshena, J.F. Sharpey-Schafer, P. Vymers “Possible Chiral Bands in the Doubly-Odd 194Tl Nucleus,” Acta Physica Polonica B 40, 657 (2009).