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Prof. Vahid Salari

Prof. Vahid Salari

Senior Researcher


Department of Physical Chemistry
University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
Apartado 644, 48080 Bilbao
E-mail: vahidsalari742(at)

Tel: (+34) 946015084

Research Interests:

Biophysics and Neuroscience

Quantum Technologies in Biology and Brain Science

Quantum Machine Learning

Quantum Microwave Communication and Sensing

Quantum Integrated Photonic Circuits


Researcher in Projects:

European Quantum Flagship “Quantum Microwave Communication and Sensing”: QMiCS

European project “Electronic-photonic integrated quantum simulator platform”: EPIQUS


Recent Publications:

  1. V. Salari, et. al. Quantum Imaging via Interaction-Free Quantum Illumination. (To appear) (2021)
  2. F. Arab, et. al. Optogenetically Induced Spatiotemporal Gamma Oscillations in Visual Cortex. (To appear) (2021)
  3. V. Salari. Unconditional Microwave Quantum Teleportation of Gaussian States in Lossy Environments. to appear (2021)
  4. M. Abbaszadeh, S. Sh. Mousavi, V. Salari* (Corr. Auth.) Parametrized Quantum Circuits of Synonymous Sentences in Quantum Natural Language Processing. arXiv:2102.02204(2021)
  5. T. Esmaeilpour, et al. V. Salari*(Corr. Auth.), Experimental Investigation of Ultraweak Photon Emission from Murine Neural Stem Cells, Scientific Reports 10, 463, (2020)
  6. Z. Sherkatghanad, M. Akhondzadeh, S. Salari, M. Zomorodi, M. Abdar, R. Khosrowabadi, U.R. Acharya, and V. Salari*(Corr. Auth.), Automated Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Convolutional Neural Network, Frontiers in Neuroscience (Brain Imaging Methods),13, 1325 (2020).
  7. A. Jalalinejad, H. Bassereh, V. Salari*(Corr. Auth.), T. Ala-Nissila, A. Giacometti, Excitation Energy Transport with Noise and Disorder in a Model of Selectivity Filter in an Ion Channel. J. Phys. Cond. Matter, 30 415101 (2018)
  8. V. Salari, S. Barzanjeh, M. Cifra, C. Simon, F. Scholkmann, Z. Alirezaee, J. Tuszynski, Eelectromagnetic Fields and Optomechanics in Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment. Frontiers in Bioscience (Landmark Edition), 23, 1391-1406 (2018)
  9. V Salari, F Scholkmann, RLP Vimal, M. Aslani, I Bokkon, Phosphenes, retinal discrete dark noise, negative afterimages and retinogeniculate projection: An explanatory framework based on endogenous ocular luminescence. Prog. Ret. Eye Res. 60, 101-119, (2017).
  10. H. Bassereh, V. Salari*(Corr. Auth.), F. Shahbazi, T. Ala-Nissila, Perfect Quantum Energy Transport via Single Edge Perturbation in a Complete Network, Eur. Phys. J. B, (90) 111,(2017)
  11. Tirandaz, F.T. Ghahramani, V. Salari*(Corr. Auth.). Validity Examination of the Dissipative Quantum Model of Olfaction. Scientific Reports, 7 (4432) (2017).
  12. S. Barzanjeh, V Salari, J. Tuszynski, C. Simon, Monitoring Microtubule Vibrations via Optomechanical Coupling, Phys. Rev. E, 96, 012404 (2017).
  13. V Salari, H. Naeij, A. Shafiee, Quantum Interference and Selectivity through Biological Ion Channels, Scientific Reports, 7, 41625, (2017).
  14. N Csaszar, F Scholkmann, V Salari, H Szoke, I Bokkon, Possible role of biochemiluminescent photons for lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)-induced phosphenes and visual hallucinations. Rev. Neurosci., 28 (1), 77-86, (2017).
  15. V. Salari, I. Bokkon, R. Ghobadi, F. Scholkmann, J. Tuszynski The Relationship between Intelligence and Spectral Biophoton Emission: Correlation doesn’t Imply Causation, P. Nat. Acad. Sci., 113(38), E5540-E5541, (2016)
  16. V. Salari, F. Scholkmann, I. Bokkon, F. Shahbazi, J. Tuszynski, Retinal Discrete Dark Noise: Thermal Activation or Cellular Ultraweak Photon Emission? Plos One, 11(3), e0148336, (2016).
  17. I. Bokkon, F. Scholkmann, Salari, N. Csaszar, Gabor Kapocs. Endogenous spontaneous ultra-weak photon emission in the formation of eye-specific retinogeniculate projections before birth, Rev. Neurosc., 27 (4), 411-419 (2016).
  18. N. Csaszar, F. Scholkmann, V. Salari, I. Bokkon, Phosphene perception is due to ultra-weak photon emission produced in various parts of the visual system: glutamate in the focus, Rev. Neurosc., 27 (3), 291-299, (2016).
  19. V Salari, N Moradi, F Fazileh, F Shahbazi, Quantum Decoherence Timescales for Ionic Superposition States in Ion Channels, Phys. Rev. E. 91, 032704, (2015).
  20. H. Bassereh, V. Salari, F. Shahbazi, Noise Assisted Quantum Excitation Energy Transfer in a Toy Model of a Selectivity Filter Backbone in an Ion Channel, J. Phys. Cond. Matt. 27, 275102, (2015).