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New Paper: Physical Review X
Jarzynski Equality for Driven Quantum Field Theories Phys. Rev. X 8, 011033 Anthony Bartolotta and Sebastian Deffner Since the middle of the last century, quantum field theory—a theoretical...Posted: February 27, 2018 4:05 PM 
New Paper: Quantum Science and Technology
Precision thermometry and the quantum speed limitPrecision thermometry and the quantum speed limit Steve Campbell, Marco G. Genoni, and Sebastian Deffner Quantum Sci. Technol. 3, 025002 (2018) We assess precision thermometry for an...Posted: February 5, 2018 9:27 AM 
New article: The Conversation
Quantum speed limit may put brakes on quantum computersCheck it out!Posted: January 11, 2018 8:58 PM 
The Academic Minute with Dr. Deffner
Dr. Deffner featured on WAMCA new, more secure computer is on the way to protect our most sensitive data. Sebastian Deffner, assistant professor of physics at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, explores quantum...Posted: December 11, 2017 11:11 AM 
New Paper: Phys. Rev. E
KibbleZurek scaling of the irreversible entropy productionKibbleZurek scaling of the irreversible entropy production Sebastian Deffner Phys. Rev. E 96 (2017) 052125 If a system is driven at finite rate through a phase transition by varying an...Posted: November 17, 2017 7:46 AM 
New Paper: Heliyon
Demonstration of entanglement assisted invariance on IBM's quantum experience Sebastian Deffner Heliyon, 3 e00444 (2017)Posted: November 3, 2017 1:55 PM 
New Paper: New Journal of Physics
Quantum speed limits in phase spaceGeometric quantum speed limits: a case for Wigner phase space Sebastian Deffner New J. Phys. 19, 103018 (2017) The quantum speed limit is a fundamental upper bound on the speed of quantum...Posted: October 23, 2017 8:07 AM 
New Paper: Topical Review in J. Phys. A
Quantum speed limitsQuantum speed limits: from Heisenberg's uncertainty principle to optimal quantum control Sebastian Deffner and Steve Campbell J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 50, 453001 (2017) One of the most...Posted: October 12, 2017 12:50 PM 
Congratulations: Gregory Huxtable
Greg has been selected as the winner of the 20172018 Langenberg award. Congrats!Posted: October 2, 2017 9:55 AM 
Visiting student: Cleverson Cherubim
This fall Cleverson Cherubim will be visiting the group for three months. Cleverson is a PhDcandidate at the University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos in Brazil. His research focuses on the theoretical...Posted: August 17, 2017 1:58 PM