Emily inducted to National College Athlete Honor Society!!


Emily has been inducted into the highly selective and prestigious Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society. This honor is only available to student-athletes who have achieved junior...

Posted: May 10, 2022, 7:57 PM

New Paper! (NJP)

Title: From Quantum Speed Limits to Energy Efficient Quantum Gates Authors: Maxwell Aifer, Sebastian Deffner 2022 New J. Phys. 24 055002  – Published 6 May 2022...

Posted: May 5, 2022, 8:40 AM

New Paper! (AVS Quantum Science)

Title: Quantum thermodynamic devices: From theoretical proposals to experimental reality Authors: Nathan Myers, Obinna Abah, Sebastian Deffner AVS Quantum Sci. 4, 027101  – Published 20...

Posted: April 20, 2022, 7:25 PM

Congratulations to Dr. Nathan M. Myers

Quantum thermodynamics group graduates first PhD

On April 14, 2022, yes, on WORLD QUANTUM DAY, Nathan successfully defended his dissertation titled "Quantum engines at the frontiers of physics". It was the unanimous assessment of the committee...

Posted: April 15, 2022, 9:20 AM

New Paper! (PRL)

Title: Eavesdropping on the Decohering Environment: Quantum Darwinism, Amplification, and the Origin of Objective Classical Reality Authors: Akram Touil, Bin Yan, Davide Girolami, Sebastian...

Posted: January 6, 2022, 10:25 PM

New Paper! (PRX Quantum)

Thermodynamics of Statistical Anyons Nathan M. Myers and Sebastian Deffner PRX Quantum 2, 040312 (2021) - Thermodynamics of Statistical Anyons ( Abstract:  In low-dimensional...

Posted: October 19, 2021, 1:04 PM

New paper: NJP

Quantum Otto engines at relativistic energies Nathan M Myers, Obinna Abah, and Sebastian Deffner Relativistic quantum systems exhibit unique features not present at lower energies, such as the...

Posted: October 16, 2021, 12:04 AM

Congratulations to Dr. Pierre Nazé!!

On Thursday, July 29, 2021 Pierre defended his dissertation. After a fantastic talk he passed with flying colors and he shall henceforth be known as Dr. Nazé!

Posted: July 29, 2021, 6:09 PM

New graduate students

Effective immediately two new graduate students have joined the group: Bhavesh Valecha Bhavesh will be joining the Physics Graduate Program at UMBC in August 2021. He holds a Master of Science...

Posted: July 9, 2021, 2:03 AM

Nathan receives DOE's SCGSR award!!


Nathan has been selected to receive the highly selective and prestigious Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. The SCGSR program provides funding for...

Posted: May 4, 2021, 2:03 AM