Talks and Publications

Articles in journals indexed in Current Contents:

  1. N. Agafonova et al. (OPERA Collaboration), “Final Results of the OPERA Experiment on nutau Appearance in the CNGS Neutrino Beam”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 211801 (2018). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.211801
  2. S. K. Joshi, J. Pienaar, T. Ralph, L. Cacciapuoti, W. McCutcheon, J. Rarity, D. Giggenbach, J. G. Lim, V. Makarov, I. Fuentes, T. Scheidl, E. Beckert, M. Bourennane, D. E. Bruschi, A. Cabello, J. Capmany, A. Carrasco-Casado, E. Diamanti, M. Dusek, D. Elser, A. Gulinatti, R. Hadfield, T. Jennewein, R. Kaltenbaek, M. Krainak, H-K. Lo, C. Marquardt, G. Milburn, M. Peev, A. Poppe, V. Pruneri, R. Renner, C. Salomon, J. Skaar, N. Solomos, M. Stipčević, J. Torres, M. Toyoshima, P. Villoresi, I. Walmsley, G. Weihs, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, M. Zukowski, R. Ursin, “Space QUEST mission proposal: experimentally testing decoherence due to gravity”, New. J. Phys. 108028.R1 (2018) DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/aac58b
  3. A. W. Ziarkash, S. K. Joshi, M. Stipčević, and R. Ursin, ”Comparative study of afterpulsing behavior and models in single photon counting avalanche photo diode detectors”, Scientific Reports 8, 5076:1-8 (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-23398-z
  4. M. Jelovica, P. Grbčić, M. Mušković, M. Sedić, S.K. Pavelić, M. Lončarić, N. Malatesti, “In Vitro Photodynamic Activity of N-Methylated and N-Oxidised Tripyridyl Porphyrins with Long Alkyl Chains and Their Inhibitory Activity in Sphingolipid Metabolism”, Chem. Med. Chem. 13, 360–372 (2018). DOI: 10.1002/cmdc.201700748
  5. N. Agafonova et al., OPERA Collaboration, “Study of charged hadron multiplicities in charged-current neutrino–lead interactions in the OPERA detector”, OPERA Collaboration (N. Agafonova et al.), Eur. Phys. J. C78 (2018) 62:1-8. DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-5509-y
  6. M. Pavičić, “Can Two-Way Direct Communication Protocols Be Considered Secure?,” Nanoscale Research Letters, 12:552 (2017). DOI: 10.1186/s11671-017-2314-3
  7. M. Pavičić, O. Benson, A. W. Schell, and J. Wolters, “Mixed basis quantum key distribution with linear optics,” Opt. Express 25(20), 23545-23555 (2017). DOI: 10.1364/OE.25.023545
  8. M. Stipčević, B. G. Christensen, P. G. Kwiat, D. J. Gauthier, “An advanced active quenching circuit for ultra-fast quantum cryptography”, Opt. Express 25, 21861-21876 (2017) DOI: 10.1364/OE.25.021861
  9. M. Pavičić, “Arbitrarily exhaustive hypergraph generation of 4-, 6-, 8-, 16-, and 32-dimensional quantum contextual sets,” Phys. Rev. A 95, 062121-1-25 (2017). DOI:  10.1103/PhysRevA.95.062121
  10. V. Anastassopoulos, …, M. Karuza, … (CAST Collaboration), “New CAST limit on the axion–photon interaction”, Nature Physics 13, 584–590 (2017). DOI: 10.1038/nphys4109
  11. M. Stipčević, N. Demoli, H. Skenderović, M. Lončarić, A. Radman, J. Gladić, and D. Lovrić, “Effective procedure for determination of unknown vibration frequency and phase using time-averaged digital holography”, Opt. Express 25, 10241-10254 (2017). DOI: 10.1364/OE.25.010241
  12. N. Malatesti, A. Harej, S. K. Pavelić, M. Lončarić, H. Zorc, K. Wittine, U. Anđelković, Đ. Josić, “Synthesis, characterisation and in vitro investigation of photodynamic activity of 5-(4- octadecanamidophenyl)-10, 15, 20-tris(N- methylpyridinium-3-yl)porphyrin trichloride on HeLa cells using low light fluence rate”, Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther., 15, 115-126 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2016.07.003
  13. M. Pavičić, “Classical Logic and Quantum Logic with Multiple and Common Lattice Models,” Adv. Math. Phys. 2016, 6830685 (2016). DOI: 10.1155/2016/6830685
  14. M. Karuza, G. Cantatore, A. Gardikiotis, D.H.H. Hoffmann, Y.K. Semertzidis, K. Zioutas, “KWISP: An ultra-sensitive force sensor for the Dark Energy sector”, Phys. Dark Universe 12,100–104(2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.dark.2016.02.004
  15. M. Stipčević, “Quantum random flip-flop and its applications in random frequency synthesis and true random number generation”, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 87, 035113 (2016). DOI: 10.1063/1.4943668
  16. M. Pavičić, “Deterministic mediated superdense coding with linear optics”, Phys. Lett. A 380, 848–855 (2016). DOI:  10.1016/j.physleta.2015.12.037
  17. N. Demoli, H. Skenderović, M. Stipčević, “Time-averaged photon-counting digital holography”, Opt. Lett. 40, 4245-4248 (2015). DOI: 10.1364/OL.40.004245
  18. M. Stipčević, R. Ursin, “An On-Demand Optical Quantum Random Number Generator with In-Future Action and Ultra-Fast Response”, Scientific Reports 5, 10214:1-8 (2015). DOI: 10.1038/srep10214
  19. M. Stipčević, J. Bowers, “Spatio-temporal optical random number generator”, Opt. Express 23, 11619-11631 (2015). DOI: 10.1364/OE.23.011619
  20. G. Humer, M. Peev, C. Schaeff, S., M. Stipčević, R. Ursin, “A simple and robust method for estimating afterpulsing in single photon detectors”, J. Lightwave Technol. 33, 3098-3107 (2015). DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2015.2428053
  21. N. Demoli, H. Skenderović, and M. Stipčević, “Digital holography at light levels below noise using a photon-counting approach”, Opt. Lett. 39, 5010–5013 (2014). DOI: 10.1364/OL.39.005010
  22. M. Stipčević, D. Wang, and R. Ursin, “Characterization of a commercially available large area, high detection efficiency single-photon avalanche diode”, IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 3591-3596 (2013). DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2013.2286422
  23. M. Pavičić, “In Quantum Direct Communication an Undetectable Eavesdropper Can Always Tell Ψ from Φ Bell States in the Message Mode,” Phys. Rev. A 87 , 042326-1-7 (2013). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.87.042326
  24. N. Megill and M. Pavičić, “Kochen-Specker Sets and Generalized Orthoarguesian Equations,” Ann. Henri Poincare 12, 1417-1429 (2011). DOI: 10.1007/s00023-011-0109-0
  25. M. Pavičić, N. Megill, P. K. Aravind, and M. Waegell, “New class of 4-dim Kochen-Specker sets,” J. Math. Phys. 52, 022104-1-9 (2011). DOI: 10.1063/1.3549586
  26. Stipčević M., Skenderović H., Gracin D., “Characterization of a novel avalanche photodiode for single photon detection in VIS-NIR range”, Opt. Express 18,17448-17459 (2010). DOI: 10.1364/OE.18.017448
  27. M. Pavičić, B. D. McKay, N. Megill, and K. Fresl, ” Graph Approach to Quantum Systems,” J. Math. Phys. 51, 102103-1-31 (2010). DOI: 10.1063/1.3491766
  28. M. Pavičić, N.D. Megill, and J.-P. Merlet, “New Kochen-Specker Sets in Four Dimensions,” Phys. Lett. A 374, 2122-2128 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2010.03.019
  29. M. Stipčević, “Active quenching circuit for single-photon detection with Geiger mode avalanche photodiodes”, Appl. Opt. 48, 1705-1714 (2009). DOI: 10.1364/AO.48.001705
  30. M. Stipčević, B. Medved Rogina, “Quantum random number generator based on photonic emission in semiconductors”, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78, 045104:1-7 (2007). DOI: 10.1063/1.2720728
  31. M. Stipčević, “Fast nondeterministic random bit generator based on weakly correlated physical events”, Rev. Sci. Instr. 75, 4442-4449(2004). DOI: 10.1063/1.1809295

Books or chapters in books:

  1. M. Stipčević, and Ç. K. Koç, “True Random Number Generators”, in “Open Problems in Mathematics and Computational Science”, Koç, Çetin Kaya (Ed.), pp 275-315 Springer 2014, ISBN 978-3-319-10683-0, URL:

Talks at international conferences:

  1. Pavičić, M., “Can Two-Way Direct Communication Protocols Be Considered Secure? (Invited Talk), EMN Meeting on Quantum, June 18-22 2017, Vienna, Austria; Program & Abstracts;   Abstract of the paper (A25): pp. 48-99; PPT Presentation; Recorded talk on Youtube.
  2. Megill, N.D. and Pavičić, M., “New Classes of Kochen-Specker Contextual Sets” (Invited Talk), MIPRO 2017,  The 40th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics, and Microelectronics (IEEE Xplore Digital Library), May 22-26, 2017, Opatija, Croatia, Proceedings of The 40th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics, and Microelectronics, May 22-26, 2017, Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), POD Publ: Curran Associates, Inc., Red Hook, NY 12571 USA (2017); PPT presentation – Presented by M. Pavičić; Recorded talk on Youtube.
  3. Pavičić, M., “Massive Generation of Contextual Quantum Sets” (Invited Talk), EMN Meeting on Quantum Communication and Quantum Imaging-2016, August 23-26, 2016, Berlin, Germany; pp. 28-29. Web stranica;  Recorded talk on Youtube; Programme and abstracts.
  4. M. Karuza, “KWISP : the radiation pressure sensor”, Identification of Dark Matter 2016, IDM2016,  London 18-22 July 2016.
  5. Demoli, N., Skenderović, H., Stipčević, M. and Pavičić, M. “Photon Counting Digital Holography” (Invited Talk), Proc. SPIE 9890, Optical Micro- and Nanometrology VI, 989003-1-6, May 3, 2016
  6. N. Demoli, “Time-averaged holography using Photon-counting approach” (Invited Talk), Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, 25-28 July 2016, Heidelberg, Germany. DOI: 10.1364/DH.2016.DT2E.1
  7. M. Stipčević, B. G. Christensen, P. G. Kwiat, and D. J. Gauthier, “Advanced active quenching circuits for single-photon avalanche photodiodes” (Invited Talk), SPIE  Defense and Commercial Sensing 2016, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, April 17-21, 2016. DOI: 10.1117/12.2227999
  8. D. J. Gauthier, C. F. Wildfeuer, H. Guilbert, M. Stipčević, B. Christensen, D. Kumor, P. G. Kwiat, T. Brougham, S. M. Barnet, “Quantum Key Distribution Using Hyperentangled Time-Bin States”, Invited lecture, Proc. CQO X and QIM 2 2013, 17-20 June 2013, Rochester, NY, USA. DOI: 10.1364/QIM.2013.W2A.2


  1. N. Demoli, “Optics and holography”, Faculty of natural sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
  2. M. Karuza, “Advanced electrodynamics”, “Structure of matter (lab.)”, and “Experimental methods in physics “, University of Rijeka, Croatia.
  3. M. Lončarić, “Laboratorijske vježbe iz geometrijske optike” and  “Laboratorijske vježbe iz fizikalne optike”, University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica, Velika Gorica, Croatia

Invited seminars:

  1. M. Stipčević, “Photon detectors, quantum randomness, random flip-flops and their use in ICT security and hyper computation”, May 4, 2016, Special seminar of SEAS hosted by prof. M. Loncar at Harvard SEAS, Lexington, MA, USA. (flyer)
  2. M. Stipčević, “Photon detectors, quantum randomness and their applications in ICT security”, February 19, 2016, Invited seminar hosted by dr. S. Verghese at MIT Lincoln Labs, Lexington, MA, USA.
  3. M. Pavičić,”Two-Way Deterministic Communication Is Like Sending Plain Text under Quantum Protection”, Special Colloquium held at the Department of Physics-Nanooptics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, on 07.10.2016; Recorded talk on Youtube
  4. M. Stipčević, “Quantum random flip-flop: a novel device for digital and analog signal processing”, March 10, 2015. Invited seminar hosted by Prof. J. E. Bowers, Electrical and computer engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA (web page)
  5. M. Pavičić, “High-Efficiency Source of Heralded Down-Converted Separated Photons in Arbitrary Bell States”, Colloquium held at Humboldt University of Berlin, Institut for Physics, Germany, on 15.07.2015 (flyer)

Other talks:

  1. M. Stipčević, “Light and us”, popular lecture given at Elementary School V. Kaleba, Tisno, Croatia. download
  2. M. Lončarić, “Neka bude svjetlost”, Seminar u okviru sastanka Nastavne sekcije Hrvatskog fizikalnog društva održanog 2. lipnja 2016 u Zagrebu.
  3. M. Stipčević, “Svjetlost i fenomen kvantnog sprezanja”, predavanje u povodu Međunarodne godine svjetla u Hrvatskoj akademiji znanosti i umjetnosti 30.09.2015. download


  1. In 2017,. M. Stipčević – Member of Editorial Board of Nature’s Scientific Reports
  2. In 2016., M. Stipčević –  Special award for outstanding contribution to the strengthening of scientific excellence and the reputation of Ruđer Bošković Institute
  3. In 2015., M. Stipčević – Outstanding reviewer for AIP Review of Scientific Instruments, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86, 089801 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4927606
  4. In 2015., M. Stipčević – IRB Director Award for 2015 in the category of encouraging competitive projects applied at HORIZON 2020 for the project “iSEQURE”.

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