Recent Publications


2017

Slow light in flight imaging
Kali Wilson, Bethany Little, Genevieve Gariepy, Robert Henderson, John C. Howell, and Daniele Faccio
Phys. Rev. A 95, 023830 (2017). View PDF.

Anomalous amplification of a homodyne signal via almost-balanced weak values
Wei-Tao Liu, Julián Martínez-Rincón, Gerardo I. Viza, and John C. Howell
Opt. Lett.42, 903 (2017). View PDF.

Overcoming experimental limitations in a nonlinear two-qubit gate through postselection
Julián Martínez-Rincón
J. Quantum Inf Process 16, 45 (2017). View Online.


2016

Complementary weak-value amplification with concatenated postselections
Gerardo I. Viza, Julián Martínez-Rincón, Wei-Tao Liu, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 94, 043825 (2016). View PDF.

Quantum enigma machine: Experimentally demonstrating quantum data locking
Daniel J. Lum, M. S. Allman, Thomas Gerrits, Varun B. Verma, Cosmo Lupo, Seth Lloyd, Sae Woo Nam, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 94, 022315 (2016). View PDF.

Digital integral cloaking
Joseph S. Choi and John C. Howell
Optica 3 536-540 (2016). View PDF.

Weak-value amplification of the fast-light effect in rubidium vapor
Mohammad Mirhosseini, Gerardo I. Viza, Omar S. Magana-Loaiza, Mehul Malik, John C. Howell, and Robert W. Boyd
Phys. Rev. A 93, 053836 (2016). View PDF.

Cross Phase Modulation Enhancement Via a Resonating Cavity: Semiclassical Description
Julián Martínez-Rincón, John C. Howell
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33, 1225-1232 (2016). View PDF.

Compressively Characterizing High-Dimensional Entangled States with Complementary, Random Filtering
Gregory A. Howland, Samuel H. Knarr, James Schneeloch, Daniel J. Lum, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. X 6, 021018 (2016). View PDF.

Quantum and classical optics - emerging links
J. H. Eberly, Xiao-Feng Qian, Asma Al Qasimi, Hazrat Ali, M. A. Alonso, R. Gutiérrez-Cuevas, Bethany J Little, John C Howell, Tanya Malhotra and A. N. Vamivakas
Phys. Scr. 91, 063003 (2016). View PDF.

Introduction to the transverse spatial correlations in spontaneous parametric downconversion through the biphoton birth zone
James Schneeloch, John C. Howell
J. Opt. 18 053501 (2016). View PDF.

Can Anomalous Amplification be Attained without Postselection?
Julián Martínez-Rincón, Wei-Tao Liu, Gerardo I. Viza, John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 100803 (2016). View PDF.

Position-Momentum Bell-Nonlocality with Entangled Photon Pairs
James Schneeloch, Samuel H. Knarr, Daniel J. Lum, John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 93 012105 (2016). View PDF.


2015

Device-independent quantum key distribution with generalized two-mode Schrödinger cat states
Curtis J. Broadbent, Kevin Marshall, Christian Weedbrook, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 92 052318 (2015). View PDF.

Experimentally Quantifying the Advantages of Weak-Values-Based Metrology
Gerardo I. Viza, Julián Martínez-Rincón, Gabriel B. Alves, Andrew N. Jordan, John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 92 032127 (2015). View PDF.

Fast Hadamard transforms for compressive sensing of joint systems: measurement of a 3.2 million-dimensional bi-photon probability distribution
Daniel J. Lum, Samuel H. Knarr, and John C. Howell
Optics Express 21 27636-27649 (2015). View PDF.

Shifting the quantum-classical boundary: theory and experiment for statistically classical optical fields
Xiao-Feng Qian, Bethany Little, John C. Howell, and J. H. Eberly
Optica 2 611-615 (2015). View PDF.

Paraxial full-field cloaking
Joseph Choi, John C. Howell
Optics Express 12 15857-15862 (2015). View PDF.

Power-Recycled Weak-Value-Based Metrology
Kevin Lyons, Justin Dressel, Andrew N. Jordan, John C. Howell, and Paul G. Kwiat
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114 170801 (2015). View PDF.

Demonstrating Continuous Variable EPR Steering in spite of Finite Experimental Capabilities using Fano Steering Bounds
James Schneeloch, Samuel H. Knarr, Gregory A. Howland, John C. Howell
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 32, A8-A14 (2015). View PDF.


2014

Uncertainty relation for mutual information
James Schneeloch, Curtis J. Broadbent, John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 90 062119 (2014). View PDF.

Paraxial Ray Optics Cloaking
Joseph Choi, John C. Howell
Optics Express 24 29465-29478 (2014). View PDF.
Weird Science article in NBC News
Science article in Time
Newscenter article from University of Rochester

Compressive wavefront sensing with weak values
Gregory A Howland, Daniel J Lum, John C. Howell
Optics Express 22 18870-18880 (2014). View PDF.

Simultaneous Measurement of Complementary Observables with Compressive Sensing
Gregory A Howland, James Schneeloch, Daniel J Lum, John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 253602 (2014). View PDF. Research Highlights article in Nature Materials. More Science article in Scientific America.

Amplitude-only, passive, broadband, optical spatial cloaking of very large objects
John C. Howell, J. Benjamin Howell, Joseph S. Choi
Applied Optics 53 9, 1958-1963 (2014). View PDF.

Technical Advantages for Weak-Value Amplification: When Less Is More
Andrew N. Jordan, Julián Martinez-Rincón, John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. X 4 011031 (2014). View PDF.

Improving Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen steering inequalities with state information
James Schneeloch, Curtis J. Broadbent, John C. Howell
Phys. Lett. A 378 766-769 (2014). View PDF.


2013

The Relationship Between Discrete and Continuous Entropy in EPR-Steering Inequalities
James Schneeloch
arXiv 1312.2604v1 (2013). View PDF.

Photon counting compressive depth mapping
Gregory A Howland, Daniel J Lum, Matthew R Ware and John C Howell
Optics Express 21 , 20, 23822-23837 (2013). View PDF.

Amplifications in Chiroptical Spectroscopy, Optical Enantioselectivity, and Weak Value Measurement
Hanju Rhee, Joseph S. Choi, David J. Starling, John C. Howell and Minhaeng Cho
Chem. Sci. 4 , 4107-4114 (2013). View PDF.

Precision Doppler measurements with steep dispersion
Umberto Bortolozzo, Stefania Residori and John C. Howell
Opt. Lett. 38 3107 (2013). View PDF.

Weak-values technique for velocity measurements
Gerardo I. Viza, Julián Martinez-Rincón, Gregory A. Howland, Hadas Frostig, Itay Shomroni, Barak Dayan, and John C. Howell
Opt. Lett. 38 2949 (2013). View PDF. Research Highlights article in Nature Photonics.

Compressive object tracking using entangled photons
Omar S. Magana-Loaiza, Gregory A. Howland, Mehul Malik, John C. Howell, and Robert W. Boyd
Appl. Phys. Lett. 102 231104 (2013). View PDF. Editors' Choice article in Science.

Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen steering inequalities from entropic uncertainty relations
James Schneeloch, Curtis J. Broadbent, Stephen P. Walborn, Eric G. Cavalcanti, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 87 062103 (2013). View PDF.

Simple, broadband, optical spatial cloaking of very large objects
John C. Howell, J. Benjamin Howell
arXiv 1306.0863v2 (2013). View PDF.
Emerging Technology From the arXiv article in MIT Tech Review.
Cosmic Log article in NBC News.

Rapidly reconfigurable optically induced photonic crystals in hot rubidium vapor
Bethany Little, David J. Starling, John C. Howell, Raphael D. Cohen, David Shwa, and Nadav Katz
Phys. Rev. A 87, 043815 (2013). View PDF.

Null Values and Quantum State Discrimination
Oded Zilberberg, Alessandro Romito, David J. Starling, Gregory A. Howland, Curtis J. Broadbent, John C. Howell, and Yuval Gefen
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 170405 (2013). View PDF.

Violation of Continuous-Variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Steering with Discrete Measurements
James Schneeloch, P. Ben Dixon, Gregory A. Howland, Curtis J. Broadbent, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 130407 (2013). View PDF.

Efficient High-Dimensional Entanglement Imaging with a Compressive-Sensing Double-Pixel Camera
Gregory A. Howland and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. X 3, 011013 (2013). View PDF.

Compressive sensing for imaging spatial entanglement
Gregory A. Howland and John C. Howell
SPIE Newsroom 4 February (2013). Article.


2012

Compressive Depth Map Acquisition Using a Single Photon-Counting Detector: Parametric Signal Processing Meets Sparsity
Andrea Colaco, Ahmed Kirmani, Gregory A. Howland, John C. Howell, Vivek K Goyal
IEEE Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Providence, RI) June 2012, pp. 96-102 (2012). View PDF.

Quantum Mutual Information Capacity for High-Dimensional Entangled States
P. Ben Dixon, Gregory A. Howland, James Schneeloch, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 143603 (2012). View PDF.

Double Lorentzian atomic prism
David J. Starling, Steven M. Bloch, Praveen K. Vudyasetu, Joseph S. Choi, Bethany Little, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 86, 023826 (2012). View PDF.


2011

Photon-counting compressive sensing laser radar for 3D imaging
Gregory A. Howland, P. Ben Dixon and John C. Howell
Appl. Optics 50, 5917-5920 (2011). View PDF.

Theoretical analysis of quantum ghost imaging through turbulence
Kam Wai Clifford Chan, D. S. Simon, A. V. Sergienko, Nicholas D. Hardy, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, P. Ben Dixon, Gregory A. Howland, John C. Howell, Joseph H. Eberly, Malcolm N. O'Sullivan, Brandon Rodenburg, and Robert W. Boyd
Phys. Rev. A 84, 043807 (2011). View PDF.

Extracting an entanglement signature from only classical mutual information
David J. Starling, Curtis J. Broadbent and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 84, 032305 (2011). View PDF.

Quantum ghost imaging through turbulence
P. Ben Dixon, Gregory A. Howland, Kam Wai Clifford Chan, Colin O'Sullivan-Hale, Brandon Rodenburg, Nicholas D. Hardy, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, D. S. Simon, A. V. Sergienko, R. W. Boyd and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 83, 051803(R) (2011). View PDF.

Experimental Violation of Two-Party Leggett-Garg Inequalities with Semiweak Measurements
Justin Dressel, Curtis J. Broadbent, John C. Howell, and Andrew N. Jordan
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 040402 (2011). View PDF.


2010

Precision frequency measurements with interferometric weak values
David J. Starling , P. Ben Dixon, Andrew N. Jordan and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 82, 063822 (2010). View PDF.

Rapidly reconfigurable slow-light system based on off-resonant Raman absorption
Praveen K. Vudyasetu, Ryan M. Camacho, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 82, 053807 (2010). View PDF.

Heralded single-photon partial coherence
P. Ben Dixon, Gregory Howland, Mehul Malik, David J. Starling, R. W. Boyd, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 82, 023801 (2010). View PDF.

Continuous phase amplification with a Sagnac interferometer
David J. Starling, P. Ben Dixon, Nathan S. Williams, Andrew N. Jordan, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 82, 011802(R) (2010). View PDF.

Interferometric weak value deflections: Quantum and classical treatments
John C. Howell, David J. Starling, P. Ben Dixon, Praveen K. Vudyasetu, and Andrew N. Jordan
Phys. Rev. A 81, 033813 (2010). View PDF.


2009

Optimizing the signal-to-noise ratio of a beam-deflection measurement with interferometric weak values
David J. Starling, P. Ben Dixon, Andrew N. Jordan, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. A 80, 041803(R) (2009). View PDF. News and Views article in Nature.

Ultrasensitive Beam Deflection Measurement via Interferometric Weak Value Amplification
P. Ben Dixon, David J. Starling, Andrew N. Jordan, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 173601 (2009). View PDF. Viewpoint article in Physics.

All Optical Waveguiding in a Coherent Atomic Rubidium Vapor
Praveen K. Vudyasetu, David J. Starling, and John C. Howell
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 123602 (2009). View PDF.

Discriminating orthogonal single-photon images
Curtis J. Broadbent, Petros Zerom, Heedeuk Shin, John C. Howell, and Robert Boyd
Phys. Rev. A 79, 033802 (2009). View PDF.

A grip on entanglement
John C. Howell
Nature 457, 798-799 (2009). View PDF.

Gravitational redshift and deflection of slow light
Justin Dressel, Sarada G. Rajeev, John C. Howell, and Andrew N. Jordan
Physical Review A 79, 013834 (2009). View PDF.

Four-wave-mixing stopped light in hot atomic rubidium vapour
Ryan M. Camacho, Praveen K. Vudyasetu, and John C. Howell
Nature Photonics 3, 103 (2009). View PDF.

Realization of an All-Optical Zero to π Cross-Phase Modulation Jump
Ryan M. Camacho, P. Ben Dixon, Ryan T. Glasser, Andrew N. Jordan, and John C. Howell
Physical Review Letters 102, 013902 (2009). View PDF.


2008

Preservation of Energy-Time Entanglement in a Slow Light Medium
Curtis J. Broadbent, Ryan M. Camacho, Ran Xin, and John C. Howell
Physical Review Letters 100, 133602 (2008). View PDF, Publisher's Note.

Storage and Retrieval of Multimode Transverse Images in Hot Atomic Rubidium Vapor
Praveen K. Vudyasetu, Ryan M. Camacho, and John C. Howell
Physical Review Letters 100, 123903 (2008). View PDF.


2007

Slow-Light Fourier Transform Interferometer
Zhimin Shi, Robert W. Boyd, Ryan M. Camacho, Praveen K. Vudyasetu, and John C. Howell
Physical Review Letters 99, 240801 (2007). View PDF.

Transients of the electromagnetically-induced-transparency-enhanced refractive Kerr nonlinearity
Michael V. Pack, Ryan M. Camacho, and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 76, 033835 (2007). View PDF.

Electromagnetically induced transparency line shapes for large probe fields and optically thick media
Michael V. Pack, Ryan M. Camacho, and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 76, 013801 (2007). View PDF.

Wide-Bandwidth, Tunable, Multiple-Pulse-Width Optical Delays Using Slow Light in Cesium Vapor
Ryan M. Camacho, Michael V. Pack, John C. Howell, Aaron Schweinsberg, and Robert W. Boyd
Physical Review Letters 98, 153601 (2007). View PDF.

Large-alphabet QKD using energy-time entangled bipartite states
Irfan Ali-Khan, Curtis J. Broadbent, and John C. Howell
Physical Review Letters 98, 060503 (2007). View PDF.

All-Optical Delay of Images using Slow Light
Ryan M. Camacho, Curtis J. Broadbent, Irfan Ali-Khan, and John C. Howell
Physical Review Letters 98, 043902 (2007). View PDF.


2006

Slow light with large fractional delays by spectral hole-burning in rubidium vapor
Ryan M. Camacho, Michael V. Pack, and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 74, 033801 (2006). View PDF.

Transients of the electromagnetically-induced-transparency-enhanced refractive Kerr nonlinearity: Theory
Michael V. Pack, Ryan M. Camacho, and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 74, 013812 (2006). View PDF.

Low-distortion slow light using two absorption resonances
Ryan M. Camacho, Michael V. Pack, and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 73, 063812 (2006). View PDF.

Experimental demonstration of high two-photon time-energy entanglement
Irfan Ali-Khan and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 73, 031801 (2006). View PDF.

Pixel Entanglement: Experimental Realization of Optically Entangled d=3 and d=6 qudits
Malcolm N. O'Sullivan-Hale, Irfan Ali Khan, Robert W. Boyd, and John C. Howell
Phyiscal Review Letters 94, 220501 (2006). View PDF.


2004

Exploring the optimal sensitivity of the sum-variance nonseparability criteria for spin-1/2 systems
Irfan Ali Khan and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 70, 062320 (2004). View PDF.

Bell's Inequalities for particles of arbitrary spin in Fixed analyzers
Ronen Mukamel and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 70, 054302 (2004). View PDF.

Hong-Ou-Mandel Cloning: quantum copying without an ancilla
Irfan Ali Khan and John C. Howell
Physical Review A 70, R010303 (2004) View PDF.

Realization of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox Using Momentum and Position-Entangled Photons from Spontaneous Parametric Down Conversion
John C. Howell, Ryan S. Bennink, Sean J. Bentley, and Robert W. Boyd
Physical Review Letters 92, 210403 (2004). View PDF.

Reconciling Cloning Fidelities
Irfan Ali Khan and John C. Howell
Quantum Information and Computation 4, 114 (2004). View PostScript.

Quantum and Classical Coincidence Imaging
Ryan S. Bennink, Sean J. Bentley, Robert W. Boyd, and J. C. Howell
Physical Review Letters 92, 033601 (2004). View PDF.