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  • New Paper: Physical Review A

    Quantum Zeno effect in correlated qubits Dominik Šafránek and Sebastian Deffner Phys. Rev. A 98, 032308 (2018) Near-term quantum hardware promises to achieve quantum supremacy. From a...
    Posted: September 10, 2018 3:32 PM
  • 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 limit
    Precision 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 computers
    Check it out!
    Posted: January 11, 2018 8:58 PM
  • The Academic Minute with Dr. Deffner

    Dr. Deffner featured on WAMC
    A 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

    Kibble-Zurek scaling of the irreversible entropy production
    Kibble-Zurek 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 space
    Geometric 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 limits
    Quantum 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 2017-2018 Langenberg award. Congrats!
    Posted: October 2, 2017 9:55 AM