TQC 2016 in Berlin

The conference TQC 2016 on quantum computation, communication and cryptography took place in Berlin, hosted by our group. It was great fun. The quality of the talks was extraordinary, it seems fair to say. Thanks so much for coming to those who made their way to Berlin. (A press release in German ...

News from Sep 29, 2016

Work on equilibration goes to press in PRL

New work that is concerned with a general statement on the mechanism and the times required for equilibration of quantum many-body systems out of equilibrium goes to press at PRL. The assumptions made a short-ranged correlations of the initial state and having a non-interacting Hamiltonian that ...

News from Aug 29, 2016

Announcing Quantum – the open journal for quantum science

We announce the launch of an arXiv overlay journal for quant-ph. Quantum will be a free and open access publishing option, providing high visibility for quality research on quantum science. Quantum is an effort by researchers and for researchers to make science more open and publishing more ...

News from Jul 18, 2016

Work on dissipative quantum dynamics in PRL

Work on simulating dissipative quantum many-body systems - in a positive tensor network approach for simulating open quantum many-body systems - is published in the Physical Review Letters.

News from Jun 04, 2016

New collaborative research centre established

A new collaborative research centre (CRC 183) on entangled states of matter has been established between Berlin-Cologne-Copenhagen-Weizman.

News from May 25, 2016

Postdoc position advertised

We are currently offering a 2 1/2-year postdoctoral position to a highly motivated and well-qualified young researcher who intends to enhance his or her career on the intersection of quantum many-body theory and quantum information science. The successful candidate will work as part of the research ...

News from May 22, 2016

Jens Eisert speaks at ScienceMatch on the Digital Future

Jens Eisert is speaker at the ScienceMatch on the Digital Future, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the invention of the Z3 by Konrad Zuse, the first digital computer, a fun and interesting event.

News from May 11, 2016

Comprehensive review on equilibration and thermalisation published

Our comprehensive review on equilibration, thermalisation, and the emergence of statistical mechanics in closed quantum systems is published in the Reports of Progress in Physics addressing one of the core questions of quantum thermodynamics.

News from Apr 19, 2016

Work on diagnosing topological edge states via entanglement monogamy in PRL

Work that makes use of notions of entanglement monogamy to detect topological edge states in fermionic systems is published in the Physical Review Letters.

News from Mar 31, 2016

Our group hosts TQC 2016

The major conference TQC 2016 on Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography is hosted by our group in Berlin. The web page is up and running, and the deadline for submissions is May 16, 2016.

News from Mar 07, 2016

Zoltan Zimboras and Alexander Streltsov join the group

The new postdocs Zoltan Zimboras (coming from UCL, UK) and Alex Streltsov (coming from ICFO, Spain) join the group. Warm welcome.

News from Mar 06, 2016

Mathis Friesdorf defends PhD thesis with summa cum laude

Mathis Friesdorf defends his PhD thesis in his viva with the distinction summa cum laude. Congratulations.

News from Feb 08, 2016

Quantum information meets tensor networks and Markov chain mixing

Work on "renormalising entanglement distillation" is published in the January issue of the Physical Review Letters. It deals with the question of how to perform entanglement distillation in the presence of correlations beyond the i.i.d. setting, and brings together quantum information ideas with ...

News from Jan 14, 2016

Juan Bermejo Vega joins the group

Juan Bermejo Vega joins the group, coming from Ignacio Cirac's research group. Warm welcome.

News from Jan 01, 2016

Work on the certification of quantum state preparation in Nature Communications

Quantum technologies promise a variety of exciting applications. Even though impressive progress has been achieved recently, a major bottleneck currently is the lack of practical certification techniques. The challenge consists of ensuring that classically intractable quantum devices perform as ...

News from Nov 17, 2015

Work on topological quantum memories in Nature PJ Quantum Information

Work on cellular automata decoders for topological quantum memories presenting a new idea of how to think of locally decoding quantum memories is published in the first issue of Nature PJ Quantum Information. For press coverage, see this link.

News from Oct 25, 2015

Symposium on cavity-optomechanics

The QMIO group will host a symposium on cavity-optomechanics on the 20th of November 2015, following the Klung-Wilhelmy Award to Tobias Kippenberg.

News from Oct 20, 2015

Christian Gogolin wins award for PhD thesis

After Martin Kliesch earlier this year, also Christian Gogolin wins a major award for his PhD thesis, the Ernst Reuter Prize. Congratulations for this achievement.

News from Oct 14, 2015

Review on teleportation in Nature Photonics

A review on quantum teleportation, a primitive in many protocols in quantum information science, is published in Nature Photonics. Quantum teleportation is one of the most important protocols in quantum information. By exploiting the physical resource of entanglement, quantum teleportation serves ...

News from Sep 16, 2015

Work on certifying quantum state preparations goes to press in Nature Communications

Our work on certifying state preparations in the optical quantum technologies goes to press in Nature Communications.

News from Aug 28, 2015