Submitted (under review/under revision):

  1.  Gorlach A., Karnieli A., Dahan R., Cohen E., Pe'er A., Kaminer I., "Ultrafast non-destructive measurement of the quantum state of light using free electrons", under review in OpticaarXiv:2012.12069.
  2. Wander A., Cohen E., Vaidman L., "Three approaches for analyzing the counterfactuality of counterfactual protocols", under review in Phys. Rev. A.
  3. Georgiev D., Bello L., Carmi A., Cohen E., "Quantum complementarity of one- and two-particle visibilities: direct evaluation method for continuous variables", under review in Phys. Rev. A, arXiv:2012.12338.
  4. Bello L., Michael Y., Rosenbluh M., Cohen E., Pe'er A., "Complex two-mode quadratures - a unified formalism for continuous-variable quantum optics", under review in npj Quantum Inf., arXiv:2011.08099.
  5. Jayakody M.N., Nanayakkara A., Cohen E., "Recurrence in n-dimensional Quantum Walks", under review in Phys. Lett. A.
  6. Waegell M., Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., Tollaksen J., Aharonov Y.,  "A particle model of the time-symmetric quantum formalism: Understanding weak values and pre-and post-selection paradoxes", under review in PNAS.
  7. Nemirovsky Y., Cohen E., Kaminer Y., "Spin-spacetime censorship", under review in Phys. Rev. D, 1812.11450 arXiv:1812.11450
  8. Lynch M.H., Cohen E.,  Hadad Y., Kaminer I., "Experimental evidence for radiation reaction thermalized at the Fulling-Davies-Unruh temperature", under review in Phys. Rev. D, arXiv:1903.00043.
  9. Hadad Y., Cohen E., Kaminer I., Elitzur A.C., “Covariant field lines: a geometrical approach to electrodynamics”, under review in Proc. Roy. Soc. A
  10. Carmi A., Cohen E., Maccone L., Nikolic H., "Knowledge of Quantum Hidden Variables Enables Backwards-In-Time Signaling", under review in Appl. Sci., arXiv:1903.01349.
  11. Pan Y., Cohen E., Karimi E., Gover A., Kaminer I., Aharonov Y., "Weak measurement, projective measurement and quantum-to-classical transitions in electron-photon interactions", under revision.arXiv:1910.11685.

Peer-reviewed journal papers

  1. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Popescu S., "A Dynamical Quantum Cheshire Cat effect and Implications for Counterfactual Communication", accepted to Nat. Commun.
  2. Rebufello E., Piacentini F., Avella A., de Souza M. A., Gramegna M., Dziewior J.,  Cohen E., Vaidman L., Degiovanni I.P. , Genovese M., "Anomalous weak values via a single photon detection", accepted to Light: Sci. And Appl., arXiv:2103.12602.
  3.  Rebufello E., Piacentini F., Avella A., Lussana R., Villa F., Tosi A., Gramegna M., Brida G., Cohen E.,  Vaidman L., Degiovanni I.P., Genovese M., Protective Measurement - a new quantum measurement paradigm: detailed description of the first realisation, Appl. Sci. 11, 4260 (2021).
  4. Paneru D., Te'eni A., Peled B. Y., Hubble J., Zhang Y., Carmi A., Cohen E., Karimi E., "Experimental tests of multiplicative Bell inequalities and the fundamental role of local correlations", Phys. Rev. Research 3, L012025 (2021).
  5. Peled B.Y., Te'eni A., Carmi A., Cohen E., "Correlation Minor Norm as a Detector and Quantifier of Entanglement", Sci. Rep. 11, 2849 (2021).
  6. Pan Y., Zhang J., Cohen E., Wu C.-W., Chen P.-X., Davidson, N. "Weak-to-strong transition of quantum measurement in a trapped-ion system", Nat. Phys. 16, 1206–1210 (2020).
  7. Cohen E., Cortes M., Elitzur A.C., Smolin L., "Realism and causality II: Retrocausality in Energetic Causal Sets", Phys. Rev. D 102, 124028 (2020).
  8. Cohen E., Cortes M., Elitzur A.C., Smolin L., "Realism and causality I: Pilot wave and retrocausal models as possible facilitators", Phys. Rev. D 102, 124027 (2020).
  9. Larocque H., D'Errico A., Ferrer-Garcia M.F., Carmi A., Cohen E., Karimi E., "Optical Framed Knots as Information Carriers", Nat Commun. 11, 5119 (2020).
  10. Georgiev D., Kolev S.K., Cohen E., Glazebrook J.F., "Computational capacity of pyramidal neurons in the cerebral cortex", Brain Res. 1748, 147069 (2020).
  11. Paneru D., Cohen E., Fickler R., Boyd R.W., Karimi E., "Entanglement: Quantum or Classical?", Rep. Prog. Phys. 83, 064001 (2020).
  12. Cohen E., Carmi A., "In praise of quantum uncertainty", Entropy 22, 302 (2020).
  13. Georgiev D., Cohen E., "Analysis of single-particle nonlocality through the prism of weak measurements", Int. J. Quant. Inf. 18, 1941024 (2020).
  14. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., "Some notes on counterfactuals in quantum mechanics",  Entropy 22, 266 (2020).
  15. Peled B., Te'eni A., Georgiev D., Cohen E., Carmi A., "Double Slit with an Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Pair", Appl. Sci. 10, 792 (2020).
  16. Castagnoli G., Cohen E., Ekert A.,  Elitzur A.C., "A relational time-symmetric framework for analyzing the quantum computational speedup", Found. Phys. 49, 1200-1230 (2019).
  17. Lynch M.H., Cohen E., Kaminer I., Hadad Y., "Accelerated-Cherenkov radiation and signatures of radiation reaction", New J. Phys. 21, 083038 (2019).
  18. Gao L., Zhang Y.,  Cohen E.,  Elitzur A.C., Karimi E., "Nonlocal Quantum Erasure of Phase Objects", Appl. Phys. Lett., 115, 051102 (2019) (Highlighted publication of AIP:
  19. Cohen E., Larocque H., Bouchard F., Nejadsattari F., Gefen Y., Karimi E., "Geometric phase from  Aharonov-Bohm  to  Pancharatnam–Berry  and  beyond",  Nature Reviews Physics 1, 437-449 (2019).
  20. Carmi A., Herasymenko Y., Cohen E., Snizhko K., "Bounds on nonlocal correlations in the presence of signaling and their application to topological zero modes",  New J. Phys. 21, 073032 (2019).
  21. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Oaknin D.H., "Why physical understanding should precede the mathematical formalism - conditional quantum probabilities as a case-study",  Am. J. Phys. 87, 668 (2019).
  22. Pan, W., Xu X.-Y., Cohen E., Wang, Q., Chen Z., Jan M., Han, Y., Li C., Guo G., "Photonic realization of erasure-based nonlocal measurements", Nanophotonics  8, 1109–1116 (2019).
  23. Te'eni A., Peled B.Y., Cohen E., Carmi A., "Multiplicative Bell inequalities", Phys.Rev. A 99 040102(R) (2019).
  24. Carmi A., Cohen E., “Relativistic independence bounds nonlocality", Sci. Adv. 5, eaav8370 (2019).
  25. Tsekov R., Heifetz E., Cohen E. "A Hydrodynamic Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics via Turbulence", Cr. Acad. Bulg. Sci. 72, 448-454 (2019).
  26. Larocque H., Fickler R., Cohen E., Grillo V., Dunin-Borkowski R., Leuchs G., Karimi E., "Structured quantum projectiles", Phys. Rev. A 99, 023628 (2019).
  27. Nejadsattari F., Zhang Y., Larocque H., Sit A., Bouchard F., Cohen E., Fickler R., Karimi E., "Experimental Realization of Wave-packet Dynamics in Cyclic Quantum Walks",  Optica 6, 174-180 (2019).
  28. Zhang Y., Sit, A., Bouchard F., Larocque H., Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., Harden J., Boyd R.W., Karimi E., "Interaction-Free Ghost-Imaging of Structured Objects", Opt. Express 27, 2212-2224 (2019).
  29. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Waegell M., Elitzur A.C., "The Weak Reality that Makes Quantum Phenomena more Natural: Novel Insights and Experiments", Entropy 20, 854 (2018) (Featured Paper).
  30. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Tollaksen J., “Completely top–down hierarchical structure in quantum mechanics”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 115, 11730-11735 (2018).
  31. Cohen E., Pollak E., "Determination of weak values of quantum operators using only strong measurements", Phys. Rev. A 98, 042112 (2018).
  32. Nowakowski M., Cohen E., Horodecki, P., "Entangled Histories vs. the Two-State-Vector Formalism - Towards a Better Understanding of Quantum Temporal Correlations", Phys. Rev. A 98, 032312 (2018).
  33. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Carmi A., Elitzur A.C., "Extraordinary interactions between light and matter determined by anomalous weak values", Proc. Roy. Soc. A 474, 20180030 (2018).
  34. Carmi A., Cohen E., “On the Significance of the quantum mechanical covariance matrix" Entropy 20, 500 (2018).
  35. Tsekov R., Heifetz E., Cohen E., "Relating quantum mechanics with hydrodynamic turbulence", Europhys. Lett. 122, 40002 (2018).
  36. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., Okamoto R., Takeuchi, S., “Nonlocal Position Changes of a Photon Revealed by Quantum Routers”, Sci. Rep. 8, 7730 (2018) (Cover story in:
  37. Georgiev D., Cohen E., "Probing finite coarse-grained virtual Feynman histories with sequential weak values", Phys. Rev. A 97, 052102 (2018).
  38. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Shushi T., “Is the Quilted Multiverse Consistent with a Thermodynamic Arrow of Time”, Front. Phys. doi: 10.3389/fphy.2018.00004.
  39. Cohen E., Nowakowski M., “Comment on ‘Measurements without probabilities in the final state proposal’”, Phys. Rev. D 97, 088501 (2018).
  40. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Elitzur A. C., Smolin L., “Interaction-Free Effects Between Distant Atoms", Found. Phys. 48, 1-16 (2018) (Cover story in
  41. Paneru D., Cohen E., "Past of a particle in an entangled state", Int. J. Quantum Inf. 15, 1740019 (2017).
  42. Piacentini F., Avella A., Rebufello E., Lussana R., Villa F., Tosi A., Zappa F., Gramegna M., Brida G., Cohen E., Vaidman L., Degiovanni I. P., Genovese M., “Determining the Quantum Expectation Value by measuring a single photon”, Nat. Phys. 13, 1191-1194 (2017).
  43. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Colombo F., Landsberger T., Sabadini I., Struppa, D.C., Tollaksen J., “Finally Making Sense of the Double-Slit Experiment”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114, 6480-6485 (2017).
  44. Cohen E., “What weak measurements and weak values really mean: Reply to Kastner”, Found. Phys. 47, 1261-1266 (2017).
  45. Tsekov R., Heifetz E., Cohen E., “Derivation of the Local-Mean Stochastic Quantum Force", Fluct. Noise Lett. 16, 1750028 (2017).
  46. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Landsberger L., “The Two-Time Interpretation and Macroscopic Time-Reversibility”, Entropy 19, 111 (2017).
  47. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Landau A., Elitzur A. C., “The Case of the Disappearing (and Re-Appearing) Particle”, Sci. Rep. 7, 531 (2017).
  48. Piacentini F., Levi M. P., Avella A., Cohen E., Lussana R., Villa F., Tosi A., Zappa F., Gramegna M., Brida G., Degiovanni I. P., Genovese M., “Measuring Incompatible Observables by Exploiting Sequential Weak Values”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 170402 (2016).
  49. Brodutch A., Cohen E., “A scheme for performing strong and weak sequential measurements of non-commuting observables”, Quantum Stud.: Math. Found. 4, 13-27 (2017).
  50. Landau A., Aharonov Y., Cohen E., “Realisation of Qudits in Coupled Potential Wells”, Int. J. Quantum Inf. 14, 1650029 (2016) arXiv:1605.04566.
  51. Cohen E., Hansen T., Itzhaki N., “From Entanglement Witness to Generalized Catalan Numbers”, Sci. Rep. 6, 30232 (2016).
  52. De Gosson M., Hiley B., Cohen E., “Observing Quantum Trajectories: From Mott’s Problem to Quantum Zeno Effect and Back”, Ann. Phys. 374, 190-211 (2016), arxiv:1606.06065.
  53. Heifetz E., Tsekov R., Cohen E., Nussinov Z., “On Entropy Production in the Madelung Fluid and the Role of Bohm's Potential in Classical Diffusion”, Found. Phys. 46, 815-824 (2016).
  54. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Rohrlich D., “The Nonlocality of the Aharonov-Bohm Effect”, Phys. Rev. A 93, 042110 (2016).
  55. Brodutch A., Cohen E., “Nonlocal Measurements via Quantum Erasure”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 070404 (2016).
  56. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., “1 – 1 = Counterfactual: On the Potency and Significance of Quantum Non-Events”, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A 374, 20150242 (2016).
  57. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., Shushi T., “The Too-Late-Choice Experiment: Bell’s Proof within a Setting where the Nonlocal Effect’s Target is an Earlier Event”, International Journal of Quantum Foundations 2, 32-46 (2016).
  58. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Shushi S., “Accommodating Retrocausality with Free Will”, Quanta 5, 56-60 (2016).
  59. Tamir B., Cohen E., “A Holevo-Type Bound for a Divergence Distance Measure”, Journal of Quantum Information Science 5, 127-133 (2015).
  60. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Rohrlich D., “Comment on ‘Role of Potentials in the Aharonov-Bohm Effect’”, Phys. Rev. A 92, 026101 (2015).
  61. Heifetz E., Cohen E., “Toward a Thermo-Hydrodynamic Description of the Schrodinger Equation via the Madelung Formulation and the Fisher Information”, Found. Phys. 45, 1514-1525 (2015).
  62. Tamir, B. Cohen E., “Quantum Gaussian Channels with Weak Measurements”, Quantum Inform. Compu. 15(13&14), 1185–1196 (2015).
  63. Cohen E., Vaidman L., Aharonov Y., “How to Measure Magnetic Flux with a Single Position Measurement?”, Europhys. Lett. 110, 50004 (2015).
  64. Tamir B., Cohen E., Priel A., “On the Power of Weak Measurements in Separating Quantum States”, Quantum Stud.: Math. Found. 2, 37-49 (2015).
  65. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., “Can a Future Choice Affect a Past Measurement's Outcome?” Ann. Phys. 355, 258-268 (2015).
  66. Cohen E., Heiman R., Carmi M., Hadar O., Cohen A., “When Physics Meets Signal processing: Image Restoration with the Help of Ising-like model”, Signal Process. – Image 34, 14-21 (2015).
  67. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., “Quantum Oblivion: A Master Key for Many Quantum Riddles”, Int.  J. Quantum Inf. 12, 1560024 (2015), arXiv:1411.2278.
  68. Cohen E., Tamir B., "Quantum Annealing – Foundations and Frontiers”, Phys. J. Special Topics, 224, 89-110 (2015) arXiv:1408.5784.
  69. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Gruss E., Landsberger T., “Measurement and Collapse within the Two-State-Vector Formalism”, Quantum Stud.: Math. Found. 1 , 133-146 (2014).
  70. Cohen E., Tamir, B., “D-Wave and Predecessors: From Simulated to Quantum Annealing”, Int. J. Quantum Inf. 12, 1430002 (2014) (Highlighted publication of World Scientific).
  71. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., “Foundations and Applications of Weak Quantum Measurements”, Phys. Rev. A 89, 052105 (2014).
  72. Tamir B., Cohen E., “Introduction to Weak Measurements and Weak Values”, Quanta 2, 7-17 (2013).

Book Chapters

  1. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., “Beyond Wavefunctions: A Time-Symmetric Nonlocal Ontology for Quantum Mechanics”, in Encouraging Openness - Essays for Joseph Agassi on the Occasion of His 90th Birthday, N. Bar-Am, S. Gattei (Eds.), Springer (2017), pp. 235-239.
  2. Tamir B., Cohen E., “Notes on Adiabatic Quantum Computers”, in Quantum Spin-glasses, Annealing and Computation, S. Tanaka, R. Tamura and B. K. Chakrabarti (Eds.), Cambridge University Press (2017), arXiv:1512.07617
  3. Cohen E., Aharonov Y., “Quantum to Classical Transitions via Weak Measurements and Post-Selection”, in Quantum Structural Studies: Classical Emergence from the Quantum Level, R. Kastner, J. Jeknic-Dugic, G. Jaroszkiewicz (Eds.), World Scientific Publishing (2017), pp. 401-425, arXiv:1602.05083.
  4. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., “Weak Values and Quantum Nonlocality”, in Quantum Nonlocality and Reality: 50 Years of Bell's Theorem, Mary Bell and Shan Gao (Eds.), Cambridge University Press (2016), 305-313, arXiv:1504.03797.
  5. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., “Protective Measurement, Post-Selection and the Heisenberg Representation”, in Protective Measurement and Quantum Reality: Towards a New Understanding of Quantum Mechanics, Shan Gao (Ed.), Cambridge University Press (2014), arXiv: 1403.1084.

Conference proceedings papers (partly peer-reviewed)

  1. Yanoff B. D., Shwartz S., Cohen E., Neculaes V. B., Wiedmann U., Owens J., Tsakalakos L., Quantum x-ray imaging for medical and industrial applications, SPIE Conf. Proc. 11700, Optical and Quantum Sensing and Precision Metrology (2021).
  2. Rebufello E. et al., "Experimental realization of robust weak measurements", SPIE Conf. Proc. 11296, Optical, Opto-Atomic, and Entanglement-Enhanced Precision Metrology II (2020).
  3. Klein A. et al., "Imaging in time of non-classical ultrafast signals with high temporal resolution", SPIE Conf. Proc. 11296, Optical, Opto-Atomic, and Entanglement-Enhanced Precision Metrology II (2020).
  4. Nejadsattari F. et al., "Cyclic quantum walks: photonic realization and decoherence analysis", SPIE Conf. Proc. 11295, Advanced Optical Techniques for Quantum Information, Sensing, and Metrology (2020).
  5. Zhang Y. et al., "Interaction-free quantum imaging", SPIE Conf. Proc. 11254, Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XVII (2020).
  6. Rebufello E. et al., "Quantum weak-interaction-based measurement: from sequential weak measurement to protective measurement", SPIE Conf. Proc. 10771, Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging XVI, 107710X (2018).
  7. Piacentini F. et al., "Protective measurements: extracting the expectation value by measuring a single particle", Quantum Technologies 2018. Vol. 10674. International Society for Optics and Photonics (2018).
  8. Hadad Y., Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., Kaminer I., “Covariant electromagnetic field lines”, J.  Phys.: Conf. Ser. 880, 012052 (2017).
  9. Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., “Unveiling the curtain of superposition: Recent gedanken and laboratory experiments”, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 880, 012013 (2017).
  10. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., “The Retrocausal Tip of the Quantum Iceberg”, in AIP Conf. Proc. 1841, 020005 (2017).
  11. Bekenstein R., Bandres M.A., Cohen E., Cohen M.I., Rothschild C., Torner L., Segev M., “Frame Dragging in Optical Newton-Schrödinger System?”, CLEO 2016, FF1A.3 (2016).
  12. Hadar O., Shleifer A., Cohen E., Dotan Y., “Restoration of Hot Pixels in Digital Imagers using Lossless Approximation Techniques”, In SPIE Conf. Proc. Of Optical Engineering+ Applications 2015, pp. 959931-959931 (2015).
  13. Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., “Voices of Silence, Novelties of Noise: Oblivion and Hesitation as Origins of Quantum Mysteries”, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 626, 012013 (2015), arXiv:1504.06241.
  14. Hadad Y., Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., Kaminer I., “The Hidden Geometry of Electromagnetism”, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 626, 012024 (2015), arXiv:1503.01150.
  15. Cohen E., Shnitser M., Avraham T., Hadar O., “Correction of Defective Pixels for Medical and Space Imagers Based on Ising Theory”, in SPIE Conference Proceedings 9217 of Optics+Photonics 2014, A.G. Tescher (Ed.) (2014).
  16. Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., “Honoring Epimenides of Crete (±Δx): From Quantum Paradoxes, through Weak Measurements, to the Nature of Time”, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics, EPJ Web of Conferences 71, 00028 (2014).
  17. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., S. Ben-Moshe, “Unusual Interactions of Pre- and Post-Selected Particles”, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics. EPJ Web Conf. 70, 00053 (2014).
  18. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Grossman D., Elitzur A.C., “Can a Future Choice Affect a Past Measurement's Outcome?”, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics, EPJ Web Conf. 70 (2014).
  19. Cohen E., Shnitser M., Avraham T., Hadar O., Dotan Y., “Automatic Detection and Correction of Defective Pixels for Medical and Space Imagers”, Proceedings of Median Workshop (2014).
  20. Cohen E., Carmi M., Heiman R., Hadar O., Cohen A. , “Image Restoration via Ising Theory and Automatic Noise Estimation”, IEEE Proceedings of BMSB 2013 conference (2013).
  21. Aharonov Y., Cohen E., Grossman D., Elitzur A.C., “Can Weak Measurement Lend Empirical Support to Quantum Retrocausality”, Proceedings of "The Time Machine Factory", EPJ Web of Conferences 58 (2013).
  22. Cohen E., Heiman R., Hadar O., “Image and Video Restoration via Ising-Like Models”, IS&T/SPIE Proceedings 8295 of Electronic Imaging conference (2012).
  23. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., “The Retrocausal Nature of Quantum Measurement Revealed by Partial and Weak Measurements”, AIP Conf. Proc. 1408: Quantum Retrocausation: Theory and Experiment, 120-131 (2011).
  24. Elitzur A.C., Cohen E., Beniamini P., “Charge Acceleration and Field-Lines Curvature: A Fundamental Symmetry and Consequent Asymmetries”, AIP Proceedings of Second Law of Thermodynamics: Status and Challenges. Second Law of Thermodynamics: Status and Challenges AIP Conf. Proc. 1411, 221-244 (2011).

Preprints and other articles:

  1. Cohen E., Quantum measurements - yet another surprise, Quantum Views 3, 27 (2019),
  2. Cohen E., Elitzur A.C., How Quantum Wishes Can Turn Into Horses: A New Thought-Experiment Shows That Even Non-Events Can Have Causal Effects, Science Trends (2018),
  3. Aharonov Y., Landsberger T., Cohen E., “A Nonlocal Ontology Underlying the time-Symmetric Heisenberg Representation”, arXiv:1510.03084.
  4. Tamir B., Cohen E., “Logical Entropy for Quantum States”, arXiv:1412.0616.
  5. Cohen E., “Comment: How the result of a single coin toss can turn out to be 100 heads”, arXiv:1409.8555.
  6. Tamir B., Cohen E., “Quantum Noise Filtering with Cross-Correlations”, arXiv:1308.5614.
  7. Cohen E., Beniamini P., Grossman D., Horwitz L.P, Elitzur A.C., “Mechanical Properties of the Electric Field: A Novel Experimental Prediction derived from the Field's Mass and Stress”, arXiv:1304.5598.