A part of the reports presented at XII ICQO will be published in special issues of Optics and Spectroscopy.
ICQO'2008 PROGRAMME
MORNING SESSIONS (Saturday, September 20, 9.00  13.00)  
Sa20A(Z) Opening (9.00  11.00, Hall Z)  
Conference Opening  
Gerd 
Leuchs  Optimally coupling light to a single atom in free space (invited, 40 min)  
Fedor 
Jelezko  Manipulating single electron and nuclear spin in diamond (invited, 40 min)  
Claude 
Fabre  High accuracy spacetime positioning beyond the standard quantum noise limit (invited, 40 min)  
Sa20B(Z) Systems & materials for QO&QI (I) (11.30  13.00, Hall Z)  
Robert 
Spreeuw  Twodimensional array of microtraps with atomic shift register on a chip (invited, 25 min)  
Jeroen 
Elzerman  Conditional dynamics of interacting quantum dots (invited, 25 min)  
Nikolay 
Akopian  Single Nanowire Quantum Dots for Quantum Optics (invited, 25 min)  
Hideaki 
Matsueda  Freedom of Virtual Photonic Couplings for Quantum Information (oral, 20 min)  
Sa20B(E) Ultrafast coherent dynamics (11.30  13.00, Hall E)  
Andrius 
Baltuska  10mJ Optically Synchronized CEP Stable Chirped Parametric Amplifier at 1.5 µm (invited, 25 min)  
KarlMichael 
Weitzel  FemtosecondLaserIonization as a tool for chemical analysis (invited, 25 min)  
Aleksei 
Zheltikov  Frequency shifting, spectral tailoring, and pulse shaping of highpower solitons and ultrashort soliton transients in photoniccrystal fibers (invited, 25 min)  
Julia 
Maslova  Period doubling and deterministic chaos in a picosecond laser controlled with a combination of positive and negative optoelectronic feedbacks (oral, 15 min)  
AFTERNOON SESSIONS (Saturday, September 20, 14.00  19.00)  
Sa20C(Z) Parametric Quantum Optics (14.00  16.00, Hall Z)  
Maria 
Chekhova  Photon correlations and twomode squeezing in travellingwave OPA (invited, 25 min)  
Mikhail 
Fedorov  Spectral Entanglement of Biphoton States in Spontaneous Parametric Down Conversion (invited, 25 min)  
Anatoli 
Masalov  Classical evidence of entanglement of biphoton light (invited, 25 min)  
Wojciech 
Wasilewski  Experimental characterization of down conversion based photon sources (invited, 25 min)  
Vygandas 
Jarutis  The different interpretation of the entanglement state of photon pairs generated in spontaneous parametric downconversion (oral, 15 min)  
Sa20C(E) session (14.00  16.00, Hall E)  
Sa20C(E)a Quantum Optics of meta, micro and nanosystems  
Igor 
Bondarev  Surface excitonplasmons and optical response of smalldiameter carbon nanotubes (invited, 25 min)  
Yury 
Rakovich  Mode manipulation in system of coupled microcavities (oral, 15 min)  
Agnes 
Sambale  Resonant CasimirPolder interaction in planar metamaterials (oral, 15 min)  
Sa20C(E)b Interference in mesoscopic systems  
Christof 
Aegerter  Coherent backscattering and Anderson localization of light (invited, 20 min)  
Thomas 
Wellens  Nonlinear coherent transport of waves in disordered media (invited, 25 min)  
Gediminas 
Juzeliunas  Negative reflection and quasirelativistic behaviour and of cold atoms in light fields (oral, 15 min)  
Sa20D(Z) Photonicbased QIP (I) (16.30  19.30, Hall Z)  
Anton 
Zeilinger  Photonic Quantum Entanglement: Fundamentals and Applications (invited, 40 min)  
Hidehiro 
Yonezawa  Continuous variable quantum information processing with squeezed states of light (invited, 30 min)  
Marek 
Zukowski  Entanglement detection and production (invited, 30 min)  
Nobuyuki 
Imoto  Manipulating multipartite entanglement in photonic quantum information processing (invited, 30 min)  
Marco 
Genovese  Review on quantum information experiments at INRIM (invited, 25 min)  
MORNING SESSIONS (Sunday, September 21, 8.30  13.00)  
Su21A(Z) session (8.30  11.00, Hall Z)  
Su21A(Z)a Photonicbased QIP (II)  
Simon 
Devitt  Large scale optical quantum computer based on topological clustercodes utilizing an atom cavity system (invited, 30 min)  
Paolo 
Mataloni  Multiqubit cluster states with two photons (invited, 30 min)  
Jonathan 
Matthews  Fabricating and identifying photonic quantum devices (invited, 20 min)  
Su21A(Z)b Systems & materials for QO&QI (II)  
Gavin 
Morley  Electricallydetected spin coherence in silicon (invited, 25 min)  
Toshifumi 
Itakura  The decoherence of coupled spin qubits system (invited, 20 min)  
Adam 
Wojciechowski  Longliving quantum superpositions in rubidium vapor controlled by magnetic and laser fields (invited, 15 min)  
Yury 
Sherkunov  QuantumPoint Contacts: Full Counting Statistics as the Geometry of Two Planes (oral, 15 min)  
Su21A(E) session (8.30  11.00, Hall E)  
Su21A(E)a Entanglement characterization  
Werner 
Vogel  Characterizing nonclassicality and entanglement (invited, 30 min)  
Thomas 
Kiesel  Experimental determination of a nonclassical GlauberSudarshan P function (oral, 15 min)  
Jan 
Sperling  Necessary and sufficient conditions for bipartite entanglement (oral, 15 min)  
Nataliia 
Cherkashyna  Evaluation of entanglement of CV–pair (oral, 15 min)  
Aurelian 
Isar  Generation and evolution of entanglement in open quantum dynamics (oral, 15 min)  
Su21A(E)b Atomphoton interactions & states (I)  
Zbigniew 
Ficek  Entanglement processing with trapped atoms (invited, 25 min)  
Juan 
León  Sudden death of entanglement: A relativistic quantum information analysis (invited, 20 min)  
Christopher 
Ogden  Dynamics in a coupled cavity array (oral, 15 min)  
Su21B(Z) Quantum states structure (11.30  13.00, Hall Z)  
Marek 
Kus  Quantum entanglement, positive maps, and commuting normal matrices (invited, 30 min)  
Karol 
Życzkowski  Fidelity between two quantum states: new bounds and measurement schemes (invited, 30 min)  
Aikaterini 
Mandilara  Towards an extension of the Hudson's theorem to mixed quantum states (invited, 20 min)  
Andreas 
Osterloh  SLOCC invariants as expectation values and their experimental detection (oral, 15 min)  
Su21B(E) Photonicbased QIP (III) (11.30  13.00, Hall E)  
Dmitriy 
Kupriyanov  Quantum memory for light via Raman process in an optically dense atomic system (invited, 30 min)  
Norbert 
Lutkenhaus  Squashing Models of Detectors and their Application in Quantum Communication (invited, 30 min)  
Markus 
Weber  Longdistance AtomPhoton Entanglement (oral, 20 min)  
Alexander 
Mikhalychev  Continuous variable entanglement creation by means of small crossKerr nonlinearity (oral, 15 min)  
AFTERNOON SESSIONS (Sunday, September 21, 14.00  19.00)  
Su21C(Z) Diamondbased QIP (I) (14.00  16.00, Hall Z)  
Ronald 
Hanson  Coherence of a single spin in an adjustable spin bath (invited, 30 min)  
Daniel 
Twitchen  Engineered CVD diamond for Spintronic Applications (invited, 30 min)  
Andrew 
Greentree  Ion beam modification of diamond for quantum photonic applications (invited, 30 min)  
Alexei 
Trifonov  Diamondbased quantum register with spins and photons (invited, 30 min)  
Su21C(E) Quantum detection and reconstruction (14.00  16.00, Hall E)  
Zdenek 
Hradil  Tomography for quantum diagnostics (invited, 25 min)  
Vasilii 
Klimov  Detection of Spiral photons in Quantum Optics (invited, 25 min)  
Luis 
SanchezSoto  Full quantum reconstruction of vortex states (invited, 25 min)  
Andrei 
Klimov  Optimal unbiased tomographic reconstruction of nqubit state (invited, 20 min)  
Stefan 
Scheel  Process reconstruction and the distance to random unitary matrices (oral, 15 min)  
Su21D(Z) Diamondbased QIP (II) (16.30  19.00, Hall Z)  
Joseph 
Salzman  Photonic crystal cavities  a basic element for scalable QED with diamond NV centers (invited, 30 min)  
Oliver 
Benson  Towards Controlled CavityQED Experiments with Single Defect Centers and Microresonators (invited, 30 min)  
James 
Rabeau  Nanodiamond single colour centres in an opal photonic crystal (invited, 25 min)  
Charles 
Foell III  Quantum information processing with NV centers in semiconductor photonic crystal cavities (oral, 20 min)  
Ngoc Diep 
Lai  Experimental investigation of optically detected magnetic resonanceof multiple and single NV spin in diamond (invited, 25 min)  
Andreas 
Larsson  Firstprinciples calculations of the electronic structure of the nitrogenvacancy center in diamond (invited, 20 min)  
Su21D(E) QIP tools & algorithms (16.30  19.00, Hall E)  
Vladimir 
Akulin  Nilpotent polynomials as a tool for exhaustive description of multipartite entanglement in a pure quantum state of a manybody assembly (invited, 25 min)  
Karl 
Vollbrecht  Quantum computation/simulation in translationally invariant systems (invited, 25 min)  
Andris 
Ambainis  Quantum algorithms for formula evaluation (invited, 20 min)  
Stojan 
Rebic  Perfect Mirror Transport in Arbitrary Dimension (oral, 20 min)  
Yuri 
Ozhigov  Constructive quantum mechanics of many particles (invited, 20 min)  
Young 
Kim  Basic Mathematical Device for Optics, Materials Sciences, and Information Sciences (invited, 20 min)  
Koji 
Maruyama  Entanglement purification using spin chains without CNOT gates (invited, 20 min)  
MORNING SESSIONS (Monday, September 22, 8.30  13.00)  
Mo22A(Z) session (8.30  11.00, Hall Z)  
Mo22A(Z)a Entanglement & nonlocality  
Francesco 
De Martini  Entanglement and nonlocality in microscopicmacroscopic systems (invited, 30 min)  
Klaus 
Hornberger  Bell test for the motion of free material particles (invited, 25 min)  
Eric 
Cavalcanti  Inequalities for steering and the EPR paradox (invited, 25 min)  
Mo22A(Z)b Entangled photons sources  
Hiroki 
Takesue  Entanglement generation using silicon wire waveguide (invited, 25 min)  
Sebastien 
Sauge  A singlecrystal source of path/polarization entanglement at non degenerate wavelength (invited, 20 min)  
Anthony 
Martin  Integrated optical source of polarization entangled photons at 1310 nm (invited, 20 min)  
Mo22B(Z) Quantum jumps, diffusion and relaxation (I) (11.30  13.00, Hall Z)  
Wojciech 
Zurek  Quantum Origin of Quantum Jumps (invited, 40 min)  
KalleAntti 
Suominen  NonMarkovian quantum jumps (invited, 25 min)  
Sebastien 
Gleyzes  Repeated QND measurements of the number of photons in a cavity : Observation of the quantum trajectories of the field (invited, 25 min)  
AFTERNOON SESSIONS (Monday, September 22, 14.00  19.00)  
Mo22C(Z) session (14.00  16.00, Hall Z)  
Mo22C(Z)a Quantum jumps, diffusion and relaxation (II)  
Serge 
Reynaud  Quantum diffusion in gravitational waves backgrounds (invited, 30 min)  
Mo22C(Z)b Quantum imaging  
Mikhail 
Kolobov  Multipartite entanglement in parametric downconversion with spatially structured pump (invited, 30 min)  
Philip 
Hemmer  Quantum optical techniques for subwavelength imaging (invited, 30 min)  
Joachim 
Von Zanthier  Quantum imaging using single photon sources (invited, 30 min)  
Mo22D(Z) session (16.30  19.00, Hall Z)  
Mo22D(Z)a Quantum jumps, diffusion and relaxation (III)  
Gershon 
Kurizki  Control of temperature and entropy by quantum measurements (invited, 40 min)  
Andreas 
Buchleitner  Spectral and dynamical properties of cold atoms in optical lattices (invited, 25 min)  
Marcus 
Cramer  Exact relaxation in a class of quantum lattice systems (invited, 20 min)  
Mo22D(Z)b Quantum communications & QKD (I)  
Akihisa 
Tomita  High Speed BB84 Quantum Key Distribution Systemdesignand transmission performance (invited, 30 min)  
Ulrik 
Andersen  Quantum error erasure coding with continuous variables (invited, 30 min)  
MORNING SESSIONS (Tuesday, September 23, 8.30  13.00)  
Tu23A(Z) Quantum communications & QKD (II) (8.30  11.00, Hall Z)  
Pawel 
Horodecki  Superadditivity of classical capacity regions of quantum multiplyaccess channels (invited, 30 min)  
Mohamed 
Bourennane  Secure multiparty quantum communication (invited, 30 min)  
Dmitriy 
Horoshko  Quantum anonymous voting with anonymity check (oral, 20 min)  
Cosmo 
Lupo  A quantum Gaussian channel that does not forget (invited, 20 min)  
Alexander 
Shurupov  Experimental demonstration of QKD deterministic protocol based on polarized biphotons (oral, 15 min)  
Vladyslav 
Usenko  How tolerant is the continuousvariables quantum key distribution to the noise in state preparation? (oral, 15 min)  
Denis 
Sych  QKD with multiletter alphabets (oral, 15 min)  
Tu23B(Z) Single photon sources (11.30  13.00, Hall Z)  
Stephan 
Götzinger  Advanced solid state singlephoton sources (invited, 30 min)  
Svetlana 
Lukishova  Single photons with definite polarization from single emitters in liquid crystals (invited, 25 min)  
Mikayel 
Khanbekyan  Cavityassisted spontaneous emission as a singlephoton source: Pulse shape and efficiency of onephoton Fock state preparation (invited, 20 min)  
Dmitriy 
Mogilevtsev  A singlephoton generator on the bandedge effect in photonic crystals (oral, 15 min)  
AFTERNOON SESSION (Tuesday, September 23, 14.00  16.00)  
Tu23C(Z) Atomphoton interactions & states (II) (14.00  16.00, Hall Z)  
Peter 
Reineker  Resonant atoms in a onedimensional wave guide: multiphoton scattering (invited, 25 min)  
Ingrid 
Schuster  Nonlinear spectroscopy of dressed states in the strongcoupling regime of cavity QED (invited, 25 min)  
Matteo 
Bina  Decoherencefree states in the solvable dynamics of N strongly driven atoms coupled to a dissipative cavity mode (invited, 20 min)  
Vasily 
Temnov  Photon statistics in the cooperative spontaneous emission (invited, 20 min)  
David 
Petrosyan  Quantum information processing with single photons and atomic ensembles in microwave resonators (oral, 15 min)  
Magdalena 
Stobinska  Single PhotonSingle Atom Coupling in a Free Space (oral, 15 min)  
Conference Closing  
POSTER SESSION (Sunday, September 21, 20.00  22.00)  
Svetlana 
Lukishova  Quantum optics and quantum information teaching laboratory course at the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester  
Ngoc Diep 
Lai  Illustration of quantum complementarity using single photonsinterfering on a grating  
Alexander 
Nizovtsev  Quantum register on single NV and nearby 13С spins: Spinhamiltonian and ab initio analysis of EPR and ODMR spectra  
Alexander 
Pushkarchuk  DFT simulation of spin properties of proximal 13С nearby the NV center in nanodiamond for quantum register  
Vadim 
Pushkarchuk  Quantum chemical modeling of atomic, electronic and spin structure of single NV centers in nanostructured diamond: Influence of free and Hsaturated nanodiamond surface  
Alexander 
Pushkarchuk  Modeling of structural, electronic and spin properties of Eu@C60 and Eu@C82 clusters by DFT method  
Semen 
Kuten  Estimation of mechanical properties and Raman frequencies of doped single wall carbon nanotubes by molecular dynamics methods  
Alexander 
Bukach  Entangling of two remote NV centers in diamond  
Vyacheslav 
Shatokhin  Photon antibunching in dependent backscattering of laser light from isotropic atoms  
Tatiana 
Karlovich  Position of spectral resonances of the oneatom laser in the strong coupling regime  
Mehmet Emre 
Tasgin  Quantum Entanglement in Quantum Collective Phenomena  
Maxim 
Gladush  Spectral properties of systems exhibiting intrinsic optical bistability  
Sang Min 
Lee  Proposal for direct measurement of concurrence via visibility in a cavity QED system  
Alexander 
Maloshtan  Modeling of quantized light propagation in 1D photonic crystals  
Mikhail 
Saigin  Continuous variable fourpartite entangled states in aperiodic nonlinear photon crystal and their application 

Hauke 
Haseler  Validation of ContinuousVariable Quantum Memories via Entanglement Verification  
Timur 
Iskhakov  Twomode squeezing in Parametric Down Conversion  
Andrew 
Ignatenko  Photoelectron wave packet dynamics at single photon detection  
SuYong 
Lee  Quantum key distribution using vacuumonephoton qubits: maximum number of transferable bits per particle  
Tobias 
Moroder  Detector decoy quantum key distribution  
Tobias 
Moroder**  Iterations of nonlinear entanglement witnesses  
Dmitriy 
Pustakhod  Quantum key distribution with time coding  
Vyacheslav 
Chizhevsky  Modulated bistable VCSEL as a random number generator  
Constantin 
Usenko  Qubitqunit decomposition of quantum channel  
Andreas 
Osterloh  The role of the Kempe invariant and SU(2) invariance for entanglement  
Jamil 
Norziana  Reconciliation Protocol Through Error Elimination  
Jamil 
Norziana  One Time Pad Video Conference Over Grid Architecture  
Algirdas 
Mekys  Manipulation of slow light with orbital angular momentum in atomic gases  
Konstantinos 
Blekos  Effects of fluctuations in cyclic adiabatic population transfer  
Alexandra 
Sheremet  AutlerTownes effect in the hyperfine structure of D1 line of alkali atom  
Pawel 
Caban  Helicity correlations of vector bosons and its massless limit  
Christoph 
Thiel  Interactionfree Generation of Angular Momentum Eigenstates in Remote Qubits  
Christoph 
Thiel  Operational Monitoring of MultiQubit Entanglement Classes via Tuning of Local Operations  
Andrey 
Vashchenko  Electroluminescent devices based on zinc(II) complexes  
Alexander 
Pushkarchuk  DFT modeling of optical absorption spectra, electronic and molecular structure of KMgasparaginate in aqueous solution 