An updated list of publications with citation information can be accessed via our Google Scholar profile or ISI ResearcherID.


  1. N. H. Valencia, S. Goel, W. McCutcheon, H. Defienne, and M. Malik, “Unscrambling Entanglement through a Complex Medium”, arXiv:1910.04490 (2019), Link:
  2. F. Zhu, M. Tyler, N. H. Valencia, M. Malik, and J. Leach, “Are high-dimensional entangled states robust to noise?” arXiv:1908.08943 (2019), Link:
  3. G. Marcucci, D. Pierangeli, P. Pinkse, M. Malik, and C. Conti, “Programming multi-level quantum gates in disordered computing reservoirs via machine learning,” arXiv:1905.05264 (2019), Link:

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. S. Ecker et al, “Overcoming Noise in Entanglement Distribution,” Phys. Rev. X 9, 041042 (2019), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.9.041042.
  2. I. Faruque et al, “Chip-to-chip quantum teleportation and multi-photon entanglement in silicon,” Nature Physics (In Press) (2019), Preprint:
  3. N. Friis, G. Vitagliano, M. Malik, and M. Huber, “Entanglement Certification From Theory to Experiment,” Nature Reviews Physics 1, 72-87 (2019), DOI: 10.1038/s42254-018-0003-5.
  4. F. Bouchard, N. Herrera, F. Brandt, R. Fickler, M. Huber, and M. Malik, “Measuring azimuthal and radial modes of photons,” Optics Express 26, 31925-31941 (2018), DOI: 10.1364/OE.26.031925.
  5. J. Bavaresco, N. Herrera, C. Kloeckl, M. Pivoluska, N. Friis, M. Malik, and M. Huber, “Measurements in two bases are sufficient for certifying high-dimensional entanglement,” Nature Physics 14, 1032-1037 (2018), DOI: 10.1038/s41567-018-0203-z.
  6. M. Pivoluska, M. Huber, and M. Malik, “Layered quantum cryptography,” Physical Review A 97, 032312 (2018), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.97.032312.

Past Publications

  1. M. Erhard, M. Malik, M. Krenn, and A. Zeilinger, “Experimental Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger Entanglement beyond Qubits,” Nature Photonics 12, 759–764 (2018), DOI: 10.1038/s41566-018-0257-6.
  2. F. Wang, M. Erhard, A. Babazadeh, M. Malik, M. Krenn, and A. Zeilinger, “Generation of the Complete Four-dimensional Bell Basis,” Optica 4, 1462-1467 (2017), DOI: 10.1364/optica.4.001462.
  3. A. Babazadeh, M. Erhard, F. Wang, M. Malik, R. Nouroozi, M. Krenn, and A. Zeilinger, “High-Dimensional Single-Photon Quantum Gates: Concepts and Experiments,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 180510 (2017), DOI:10.1103/physrevlett.119.180510.
  4. M. Erhard, M. Malik, and A. Zeilinger, “A quantum router for high-dimensional entanglement,” Quantum Sci. Technol. 2, 014001(2017), DOI: 10.1088/2058-9565/aa5917.
  5. M. Krenn, M. Malik, M. Erhard, and A. Zeilinger, “Orbital angular momentum of photons and the entanglement of Laguerre-Gaussian modes,” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 375:20150442 (2017), DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2015.0442.
  6. M. Krenn, J. Handsteiner, M. Fink, R. Fickler, R. Ursin, M. Malik, and A. Zeilinger, “Twisted light transmission over 143 km,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 113 (2016), pp. 13648-13653, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1612023113.
  7. M. Malik, M. Erhard, M. Huber, M. Krenn, R. Fickler, and A. Zeilinger, “Multi-photon entanglement in high dimensions,” Nature Photonics 10 (2016), pp. 248–252, DOI: 10.1038/nphoton.2016.12.
  8. M. Krenn, M. Malik, R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, and A. Zeilinger, “Automated Search for new Quantum Experiments,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 116.9 (2016) 090405, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.090405.
  9. F. Schlederer, M. Krenn, R. Fickler, M. Malik, and A. Zeilinger, “Cyclic transformation of orbital angular momentum modes,” New. J. Phys. 18 (2016), 043019, DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/18/4/043019.
  10. M. Mirhosseini, G. I. Viza, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, M. Malik, J. C. Howell, and R. W. Boyd, “Weak-value amplification of the fast-light effect in rubidium vapor,” Phys. Rev. A 93.5 (2016), 053836, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.93.053836.
  11. Z. Shi, M. Mirhosseini, J. Margiewicz, M. Malik, F. Rivera, Z. Zhu, and R. W. Boyd, “Scan-free direct measurement of an extremely high-dimensional photonic state,” Optica 2.4 (2015), pp. 388– 392, DOI: 10.1364/OPTICA.2.000388.
  12. M. Mirhosseini, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, M. N. O’Sullivan, B. Rodenburg, M. Malik, M. P. J. Lavery, M. J. Padgett, D. J. Gauthier, and R. W. Boyd, “High-dimensional quantum cryptography with twisted light,” New J. Phys. 17.3 (2015), 033033, DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/17/3/033033.
  13. M. Malik, M. Mirhosseini, M. P. J. Lavery, J. Leach, M. J. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, “Direct measurement of a 27-dimensional orbital-angular-momentum state vector,” Nature Commun. 5:3115 (2014), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4115.
  14. M. Krenn, R. Fickler, M. Fink, J. Handsteiner, M. Malik, T. Scheidl, R. Ursin, and A. Zeilinger, “Communication with spatially modulated light through turbulent air across Vienna,” New J. Phys. 16.11 (2014), 113028, DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/16/11/113028.
  15. M. Malik, and R. W. Boyd, “Quantum Imaging Technologies,” Riv. Nuovo Cimento 37(2014), p. 273, DOI: 10.1393/ncr/i2014-10100-0.
  16. J. Dressel, M. Malik, F. M. Miatto, A. N. Jordan, and R. W. Boyd, “Colloquium: Understanding quantum weak values: Basics and applications,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 86.1 (2014), pp. 307–316, DOI: 10.1103/RevModPhys.86.307.
  17. M. Mirhosseini, B. Rodenburg, M. Malik, and R. W. Boyd, “Free-space communication through turbulence: a comparison of plane-wave and orbital-angular-momentum encodings,” J. Mod. Opt. 61.1 (2014), pp. 43–48, DOI: 10.1080/09500340.2013.834084.
  18. B. Rodenburg, M. Mirhosseini, M. Malik, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, M. Yanakas, L. Maher, N. K. Steinhoff, G. A. Tyler, and R. W. Boyd, “Simulating thick atmospheric turbulence in the lab with application to orbital angular momentum communication,” New J. Phys. 16 (2014), 033020, DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/16/3/033020.
  19. M. Mirhosseini, M. Malik, Z. Shi, and R. W. Boyd, “Efficient separation of the orbital angular momentum eigenstates of light,” Nature Commun. 4:2781 (2013), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3781.
  20. M. Mirhosseini, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, C. Chen, B. Rodenburg, M. Malik, and R. W. Boyd, “Rapid generation of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Optics Express 21.25 (2013), pp. 30204–30211, DOI: 10.1364/OE.21.030196.
  21. O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, M. Malik, G. A. Howland, J. C. Howell, and R. W. Boyd, “Compressive object tracking using entangled photons,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 102.23 (2013), 231104, DOI: 10.1063/1.4809836.
  22. H. Shin, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, M. Malik, M. N. O’Sullivan, and R. W. Boyd, “Enhancing entangled-state phase estimation by combining classical and quantum protocols,” Optics Express 21.3 (2013), p. 2816, DOI: 10.1364/OE.21.002816.
  23. M. Malik, M. N. O’Sullivan, B. Rodenburg, M. Mirhosseini, J. Leach, M. P. J. Lavery, M. J. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, “Influence of atmospheric turbulence on optical communications using orbital angular momentum for encoding,” Optics Express 20.12 (2012), pp. 13195–13200, DOI: 10.1364/OE.20.013195.
  24. M. N. O’Sullivan, M. Mirhosseini, M. Malik, and R. W. Boyd, “Near-perfect sorting of orbital angular momentum and angular position states of light,” Optics Express 20.22 (2012), pp. 24444–24449, DOI: 10.1364/OE.20.024444.
  25. M. Malik, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, and R. W. Boyd, “Quantum-secured imaging,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101.24 (2012), 241103, DOI: 10.1063/1.4770298.
  26. M. Malik, S. Murugkar, J. Leach, and R. W. Boyd, “Measurement of the orbital-angular-momentum spectrum of fields with partial angular coherence using double-angular-slit interference,” Phys. Rev. A 86.6 (2012), 063806, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.86.063806.
  27. B. Rodenburg, M. P. J. Lavery, M. Malik, M. N. O’Sullivan, M. Mirhosseini, D. J. Robertson, M. J. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, “Influence of atmospheric turbulence on states of light carrying orbital angular momentum,” Optics Letters 37.17 (2012), pp. 3735–3737, DOI: 10.1364/OL.37.003735.
  28. M. Malik, H. Shin, M. N. O’Sullivan, P. Zerom, and R. W. Boyd, “Quantum ghost image identification with correlated photon pairs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 104.16 (2010),  163602, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.163602.
  29. P. Ben Dixon, G. Howland, M. Malik, D. J. Starling, R. Boyd, and J. C. Howell, “Heralded single-photon partial coherence,” Phys. Rev. A 82.2 (2010), 023801, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.82.023801.
  30. A. K. Jha, M. Malik, and R. W. Boyd, “Exploring Energy-Time Entanglement Using Geometric Phase,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 101.18 (2008), 180405, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.180405.
  31. E. J. Galvez, M. Malik, and B. C. Melius, “Phase shifting of an interferometer using nonlocal quantum-state correlations,” Phys. Rev. A 75.2 (2007), 020302(R), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.75.020302.
  32. M. Pysher, E. Galvez, K. Misra, K. Wilson, B. Melius, and M. Malik, “Nonlocal labeling of paths in a single-photon interferometer,” Phys. Rev. A 72.5 (2005), 52327, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.72.052327.