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Joshua Combes

Portrait de Joshua Combes
Phd: Griffith University 2010

Areas of Research:
Email: jcombes@perimeterinstitute.ca
Phone: x6601

Research Interests

Quantum measurement theory, quantum information, quantum estimation

Recent Publications

  • George C. Knee, Joshua Combes, Christopher Ferrie, Erik M. Gauger, Weak-value amplification: state of play, to appear in "Quantum Measurements and Quantum Metrology"
  • Joshua Combes and Christopher Ferrie, Cost of postselection in decision theory, Phys. Rev. A, 92, (2015), 022117, arXiv: 1504.03740
  • Sahar Basiri-Esfahani, Casey R. Myers, Ardalan Armin, Joshua Combes, Gerard J. Milburn, An integrated quantum photonic sensor based on Hong-Ou-Mandel interference, Opt. Express, 23, (2015), 16008-16023, arXiv: 1502.03553
  • Joshua Combes, Aaron Denney, Howard M. Wiseman, Rapid readout of a register of qubits using open loop quantum control, Phys. Rev. A, 91, (2015), 022305, arXiv: 1410.8203
  • Practical Bayesian Tomography, Christopher Granade, Joshua Combes, D. G. Cory, arXiv: 1509.03770
  • Classical correlation alone supplies the anomaly to weak values, Christopher Ferrie and Joshua Combes, arXiv: 1410.8067


  • "Characterizing time dependent sources and gates", Principles and Applications of Control in Quantum Systems (PRACQSYS) (Sydney, Australia)
  • "Inferring Temporal Correlations", Last Frontiers in Quantum Information Science workshop in (Fairbanks, AK)
  • "Quantum measurements: new, better, easier", New York State Section American Physical Society symposium (Fredonia, NY)
  • "Input-output theory for quantum networks, Fock states, & measurements", Workshop on Scalable Information Processing with Quantum Nano-Photonics @ Raytheon BBN Technologies (Boston, MA)
  • "Pricing postselection: the cost of indecision in decision theory", APS March meeting (San Antonio, TX)
  • "Photodetection theory for multimode fields", DARPA Workshop on Fundamental Limits to Photon Counting (Washington, DC)
  • "Reconsidering weak values", Quantum Information & Quantum Control (University of Toronto, ON)