EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

ORCID iD: iD icon0000-0003-3366-4703

Located in the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit, EMBL Heidelberg. Affiliated with the Developmental Biology Unit, EMBL Heidelberg, and the Epigenetics and Neurobiology Unit, EMBL Rome.


  • PhD 2009, University of Vienna, Austria.
    Postdoctoral research at the University of Waterloo, Canada, and the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology and Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna, Austria.
    Group leader at EMBL since 2016.
    Group leader in the Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit.
    ERC Investigator.


Total: 36 publication(s)


Gross-Thebing S, Truszkowski L, Tenbrinck D, Sánchez-Iranzo H, Camelo C, Westerich KJ, Singh A, Maier P, Prengel J, Lange P, Hüwel J, Gaede F, Sasse R, Vos BE, Betz T, Matis M, Prevedel R, Luschnig S, Diz-Muñoz A, Burger M, Raz E. (2020)

Using migrating cells as probes to illuminate features in live embryonic tissues.

Sci Adv 6(49) doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abc5546
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Sánchez-Iranzo H, Bevilacqua C, Diz-Muñoz A, Prevedel R. (2020)

A 3D Brillouin microscopy dataset of the in-vivo zebrafish eye.

Data Brief 30 doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2020.105427
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Antonacci G, Beck T, Bilenca A, Czarske J, Elsayad K, Guck J, Kim K, Krug B, Palombo F, Prevedel R, Scarcelli G. (2020)

Recent progress and current opinions in Brillouin microscopy for life science applications.

Biophys Rev doi: 10.1007/s12551-020-00701-9
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Geisler F, Coch RA, Richardson C, Goldberg M, Bevilacqua C, Prevedel R, Leube RE. (2020)

Intestinal intermediate filament polypeptides in C. elegans: Common and isotype-specific contributions to intestinal ultrastructure and function.

Sci Rep 10(1) doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-59791-w
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Prevedel R, Diz-Muñoz A, Ruocco G, Antonacci G. (2019)

Brillouin microscopy: an emerging tool for mechanobiology.

Nat. Methods 16(10):969-977. doi: 10.1038/s41592-019-0543-3
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Wagner N, Norlin N, Gierten J, de Medeiros G, Balázs B, Wittbrodt J, Hufnagel L, Prevedel R. (2019)

Instantaneous isotropic volumetric imaging of fast biological processes.

Nat. Methods 16(6) doi: 10.1038/s41592-019-0393-z
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Bevilacqua C, Sánchez-Iranzo H, Richter D, Diz-Muñoz A, Prevedel R. (2019)

Imaging mechanical properties of sub-micron ECM in live zebrafish using Brillouin microscopy.

Biomed Opt Express 10(3):1420-1431. doi: 10.1364/BOE.10.001420
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Qi J, Sun C, Li D, Zhang H, Yu W, Zebibula A, Lam JWY, Xi W, Zhu L, Cai F, Wei P, Zhu C, Kwok RTK, Streich LL, Prevedel R, Qian J, Tang BZ.. (2018)

Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminogen with Near-Infrared-II Excitation and Near-Infrared-I Emission for Ultradeep Intravital Two-Photon Microscopy

ACS Nano 12(8) doi: 10.1021/acsnano.8b02452
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Prevedel R, Verhoef AJ, Pernia-Andrade AJ, Weisenburger S, Huang BS, Nobauer T, Fernandez A, Delcour JE, Golshani P, Baltuska A, Vaziri A. (2016)

Fast volumetric calcium imaging across multiple cortical layers using sculpted light

Nat Meth 13(12):1021-1028. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4040
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Tinsley J., Molodtsov M., Prevedel R., Wartmann D., Espigulé-Pons J., Lauwers M., Vaziri A.. (2016)

Direct detection of a single photon by humans

Nat Commun 7 doi: 10.1038/ncomms12172
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Rupprecht P, Prevedel R, Groessl F, Haubensak WE, Vaziri A. (2015)

Optimizing and extending light-sculpting microscopy for fast functional imaging in neuroscience

Biomed Opt Express 6(2):353-368. doi: 10.1364/BOE.6.000353
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Prevedel R, Yoon YG, Hoffmann M, Pak N, Wetzstein G, Kato S, Schrodel T, Raskar R, Zimmer M, Boyden ES, Vaziri A. (2014)

Simultaneous whole-animal 3D imaging of neuronal activity using light-field microscopy

Nat Methods 11(7):727-U161. doi: 10.1038/NMETH.2964
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Scheidl T, Tiefenbacher F, Prevedel R, Steinlechner F, Ursin R, Zeilinger A. (2014)

Crossed-crystal scheme for femtosecond-pulsed entangled photon generation in periodically poled potassium titanyl phosphate

Phys Rev A 89(4) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.89.042324

Erven C, Meyer-Scott E, Fisher K, Lavoie J, Higgins BL, Yan Z, Pugh CJ, Bourgoin JP, Prevedel R, Shalm LK, Richards L, Gigov N, Laflamme R, Weihs G, Jennewein T, Resch KJ. (2014)

Experimental three-photon quantum nonlocality under strict locality conditions

Nat Photonics 8(4):292-296. doi: 10.1038/NPHOTON.2014.50

Fisher KAG, Broadbent A, Shalm LK, Yan Z, Lavoie J, Prevedel R, Jennewein T, Resch KJ. (2014)

Quantum computing on encrypted data

Nat Commun 5 doi: 10.1038/ncomms4074
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Schrodel T, Prevedel R, Aumayr K, Zimmer M, Vaziri A. (2013)

Brain-wide 3D imaging of neuronal activity in Caenorhabditis elegans with sculpted light

Nat Methods 10(10):1013-1020. doi: 10.1038/NMETH.2637
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Mazurek MD, Schreiter KM, Prevedel R, Kaltenbaek R, Resch KJ. (2013)

Dispersion-cancelled biological imaging with quantum-inspired interferometry

Sci Rep-UK 3 doi: 10.1038/srep01582
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Fisher KAG, Prevedel R, Kaltenbaek R, Resch KJ. (2012)

Optimal linear optical implementation of a single-qubit damping channel

New J Phys 14 doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/14/3/033016


Prevedel R, Schreiter KM, Lavoie J, Resch KJ. (2011)

Classical analog for dispersion cancellation of entangled photons with local detection

Phys Rev A 84(5) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.84.051803

Langford NK, Ramelow S, Prevedel R, Munro WJ, Milburn GJ, Zeilinger A. (2011)

Efficient quantum computing using coherent photon conversion

Nature 478(7369):360-363. doi: 10.1038/nature10463
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Prevedel R, Hamel DR, Colbeck R, Fisher K, Resch KJ. (2011)

Experimental investigation of the uncertainty principle in the presence of quantum memory and its application to witnessing entanglement

Nat Phys 7(10):757-761. doi: 10.1038/nphys2048

Prevedel R, Lu Y, Matthews W, Kaltenbaek R, Resch KJ. (2011)

Entanglement-Enhanced Classical Communication Over a Noisy Classical Channel

Phys Rev Lett 106(11) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.110505
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Paterek T, Kofler J, Prevedel R, Klimek P, Aspelmeyer M, Zeilinger A, Brukner C. (2010)

Logical independence and quantum randomness

New J Phys 12 doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/12/1/013019


Scheidl T, Ursin R, Fedrizzi A, Ramelow S, Ma XS, Herbst T, Prevedel R, Ratschbacher L, Kofler J, Jennewein T, Zeilinger A. (2009)

Feasibility of 300 km quantum key distribution with entangled states

New J Phys 11 doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/11/8/085002

Prevedel R, Cronenberg G, Tame MS, Paternostro M, Walther P, Kim MS, Zeilinger A. (2009)

Experimental Realization of Dicke States of up to Six Qubits for Multiparty Quantum Networking

Phys Rev Lett 103(2) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.020503
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Fedrizzi A, Ursin R, Herbst T, Nespoli M, Prevedel R, Scheidl T, Tiefenbacher F, Jennewein T, Zeilinger A. (2009)

High-fidelity transmission of entanglement over a high-loss free-space channel

Nat Phys 5(6):389-392. doi: 10.1038/NPHYS1255

Kaltenbaek R, Prevedel R, Aspelmeyer M, Zeilinger A. (2009)

High-fidelity entanglement swapping with fully independent sources

Phys Rev A 79(4) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.79.040302


Prevedel R, Tame MS, Stefanov A, Paternostro M, Kim MS, Zeilinger A. (2007)

Experimental demonstration of decoherence-free one-way information transfer

Phys Rev Lett 99(25) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.250503
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Böhi P, Prevedel R, Jennewein T, Stefanov A, Tiefenbacher F, Zeilinger A. (2007)

Implementation and characterization of active feed-forward for deterministic linear optics quantum computing

Appl Phys B-Lasers O 89(4):499-505. doi: 10.1007/s00340-007-2852-y

Resch KJ, Pregnell KL, Prevedel R, Gilchrist A, Pryde GJ, O'Brien JL, White AG. (2007)

Time-reversal and super-resolving phase measurements (vol 98, art no 223601, 2007)

Phys Rev Lett 99(6) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.069902

Prevedel R, Stefanov A, Walther P, Zeilinger A. (2007)

Experimental realization of a quantum game on a one-way quantum computer

New J Phys 9 doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/9/6/205

Resch KJ, Pregnell KL, Prevedel R, Gilchrist A, Pryde GJ, O'Brien JL, White AG. (2007)

Time-reversal and super-resolving phase measurements

Phys Rev Lett 98(22) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.223601
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Tame MS, Prevedel R, Paternostro M, Bohi P, Kim MS, Zeilinger A. (2007)

Experimental realization of Deutsch's algorithm in a one-way quantum computer

Phys Rev Lett 98(14) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.140501
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Prevedel R, Aspelmeyer M, Brukner C, Zeilinger A, Jennewein TD. (2007)

Photonic entanglement as a resource in quantum computation and quantum communication

J Opt Soc Am B 24(2):241-248. doi: 10.1364/JOSAB.24.000241

Prevedel R, Walther P, Tiefenbacher F, Bohl P, Kaltenbaek R, Jennewein T, Zeilinger A. (2007)

High-speed linear optics quantum computing using active feed-forward

Nature 445(7123):65-69. doi: 10.1038/nature05346
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Langford NK, Weinhold TJ, Prevedel R, Resch KJ, Gilchrist A, O'Brien JL, Pryde GJ, White AG. (2005)

Demonstration of a simple entangling optical gate and its use in Bell-state analysis

Phys Rev Lett 95(21) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.210504
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