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Operational characterization of quantum correlations

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 Coordinator Country United Kingdom [UK]
 Project website
 Total cost 195˙454 €
 EC max contribution 195˙454 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-RI
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-05-01   to  2017-04-30


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE UK (GLASGOW) coordinator 195˙454.00


 Project objective

The proposed research aims at the operational characterization of features of correlations specific to quantum systems. This will lead to a deeper understanding of Quantum Mechanics (QM) and of the behaviour of correlated systems, and contribute to the development of revolutionary Quantum Information Processing (QIP) technologies. QIP applications include the efficient simulation of quantum systems, more precise sensors, secure communications, and, ultimately, incomparably faster computers. QIP was born from the recognition that information can be processed according to the laws of QM. At the core of the advantage of QIP over classical information processing lie quantum correlations, in which Dr Piani is an expert. Dr Piani will characterize several forms of quantum correlations in a systematic and unified way. The results will directly link to operational scenarios and applications, for example in metrology and communication. Where relevant, the characterization will take into account physical and practical constraints and limitations deriving from, e.g., the finite energy involved in physical processes and the necessarily incomplete information accessible to experimentalists. The host organization, the University of Strathclyde, will provide Dr Piani with the opportunity to establish a new research line in QIP at the Department of Physics, a stepping-stone towards a senior academic position. Thanks to his conceptual, mathematical and information-theoretic approach, Dr Piani will develop a research programme that will integrate and complement the research activities of the Computational Nonlinear and Quantum Optics (CNQO) group. As a member of the CNQO group, and especially through the collaboration with the supervisor Prof A. J. Daley, which is directed to the study and verification of quantum correlations in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical (AMO) physical systems, Dr Piani will develop and apply his expertise to AMO physics at the highest international level.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2016 C?cilia Lancien, Sara Di Martino, Marcus Huber, Marco Piani, Gerardo Adesso, Andreas Winter
Should Entanglement Measures be Monogamous or Faithful?
published pages: , ISSN: 0031-9007, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.060501
Physical Review Letters 117/6 2019-06-18
2016 Marco Piani
Hierarchy of Efficiently Computable and Faithful Lower Bounds to Quantum Discord
published pages: , ISSN: 0031-9007, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.080401
Physical Review Letters 117/8 2019-06-18
2016 Marco Piani, Marco Cianciaruso, Thomas R. Bromley, Carmine Napoli, Nathaniel Johnston, Gerardo Adesso
Robustness of asymmetry and coherence of quantum states
published pages: , ISSN: 2469-9926, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.93.042107
Physical Review A 93/4 2019-06-18
2016 Alexander R. H. Smith, Marco Piani, Robert B. Mann
Quantum reference frames associated with noncompact groups: The case of translations and boosts and the role of mass
published pages: , ISSN: 2469-9926, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.94.012333
Physical Review A 94/1 2019-06-18
2016 Carmine Napoli, Thomas R. Bromley, Marco Cianciaruso, Marco Piani, Nathaniel Johnston, Gerardo Adesso
Robustness of Coherence: An Operational and Observable Measure of Quantum Coherence
published pages: , ISSN: 0031-9007, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.150502
Physical Review Letters 116/15 2019-06-18

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