Charles Ci Wen Lim

Charles Ci Wen Lim

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Research in quantum cryptography, quantum information theory, computer science, and foundations of quantum theory and quantum optics.

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18. A. Boaron, B. Korzh, R. Houlmann, G. Boso, C. C. W. Lim, A. Martin & H. Zbinden, “Detector device-independent QKD: security analysis and fast implementation”, Journal of Applied Physics, 120, 063101 (2016)

17. E. Verbanis, A. Martin, D. Rosset, C. C. W. Lim, R. Thew & H. Zbinden, “Resource-efficient
measurement device independent entanglement witness”, Physical Review Letters, 116, 190501, (2016)

16. C. C. W. Lim, “Optimality of semiquantum nonlocality in the presence of high inconclusive rates”, Physical Review A (Rapid Communication), 93, 020101(R), (2016)

15. A. Mizutani, M. Curty, C. C. W. Lim, N. Imoto & K. Tamaki, “Finite-key security analysis of quantum key distribution with imperfect light sources”, New Journal of Physics, 17, 093011 (2015)

14. C. C. W. Lim, N. Walenta, M. Legre, N. Gisin & H. Zbinden, “Random Variation of Detector Efficiency: A Countermeasure Against Detector Blinding Attacks for Quantum Key Distribution”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 21, 3, (2015)

13. T. Lunghi, J. Brask, C. C. W. Lim, Q. Lavigne, J. Bowles, A. Martin, H. Zbinden & N. Brunner, “Self-Testing Quantum Random Number Generator”, Physical Review Letters, 114, 150501, (2015)

12. A. Martin, B. Sanguinetti, C. C. W. Lim, R. Houlmann & H. Zbinden, “Quantum Random Number Generation for 1.25 GHz Quantum Key Distribution Systems”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, 33, 13, (2015)

11. B. Korzh, C. C. W. Lim, R. Houlmann, N. Gisin, M. J. Li, D. Nolan, B. Sanguinetti, R. Thew & H. Zbinden, “Provably secure and practical quantum key distribution over 307 km of optical fibre”, Nature Photonics, 9, 163–169, (2015)

10. V. Caprara Vivoli, P. Sekatski, J.-D. Bancal, C. C. W. Lim, A. Martin, R. Thew, H. Zbinden, N. Gisin & N. Sangouard, “Comparing different approaches for generating random numbers device-independently using a photon pair source”, New Journal of Physics, 17, 023023, (2015)

9. V. Caprara Vivoli, P. Sekatski, J.-D. Bancal, C. C. W. Lim, B. G. Christensen, A. Martin, R. T. Thew, H. Zbinden, N. Gisin & N. Sangouard, “Challenging preconceptions about Bell tests with photon pairs”, Physical Review A, 91, 012107, (2015)

8. C. C. W. Lim, B. Korzh, A. Martin, F. Bussieres, R. Thew & H. Zbinden, “Detector-device- independent quantum key distribution”, Applied Physics Letters, 105, 221112, (2014)

7. M. Curty, F. Xu, W. Cui, C. C. W. Lim, K. Tamaki & H.-K. Lo, “Finite-key analysis for measurement- device-independent quantum key distribution”, Nature Communications, 5, 3732, (2014)

6. C. C. W. Lim, M. Curty, N. Walenta, F. Xu & H. Zbinden, “Concise security bounds for practical decoy-state quantum key distribution”, Physical Review A, 89, 022307, (2014)

5. N. Walenta, A. Burg, D. Caselunghe, J. Constantin, N. Gisin, O. Guinnard, R. Houlmann, P. Junod, B. Korzh, N. Kulesza, M. Legre, C. C. W. Lim, T. Lunghi, L. Monat, C. Portmann, M. Soucarros, R. T. Thew, P. Trinkler, G. Trolliet, F. Vannel & H. Zbinden, “A fast and versatile QKD system with hardware key distillation and wavelength multiplexing”, New Journal of Physics, 16, 013047, (2014)

4. B. G. Christensen, K. T. McCusker, J. B. Altepeter, B. Calkins, T. Gerrits, A. E. Lita, A. Miller, L. K. Shalm, Y. Zhang, S. W. Nam, N. Brunner, C. C. W. Lim, N. Gisin, & P. G. Kwiat, “Detection- Loophole-Free Test of Quantum Nonlocality, and Applications”, Physical Review Letters, 111, 130406, (2013)

3. C. C. W. Lim, C. Portmann, M. Tomamichel, R. Renner & N. Gisin, “Device-independent Quantum Key Distribution with Local Bell Test”, Physical Review X, 3, 031006 (2013)

2. T. Moroder, M. Curty, C. C. W. Lim, L. P. Thinh, H. Zbinden & N. Gisin, “Security of distributed- phase-reference quantum key distribution”, Physical Review Letters, 109, 260501, (2012)

1. M. Tomamichel, C. C. W. Lim, N. Gisin & R. Renato, “Tight finite-key analysis for quantum cryptography”, Nature Communications, 3, 634, (2012)


H. Zbinden, N. Walenta & C. C. W. Lim, “Apparatus and method for distributing a string of secret bits over a quantum channel ”, Patent Application No. US 13/182,311, Publication No. US20130016835 A1, (2013)