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In his doctoral thesis, Nicola worked on finding new methods for the study of quantum mechanical systems; his research might furthermore help us use quantum physics in other fields such as machine learning. more

Johannes Knörzer, member of the MPQ Theory Group, receives the MCQST PhD Award for his outstanding doctoral research. more

New Publication: Information Scrambling over Bipartitions: Equilibration, Entropy Production, and Typicality

In recent years, the out-of-time-order correlator (OTOC) has emerged as a diagnostic tool for information scrambling in quantum many-body systems. Here, we present exact analytical results for the OTOC for a typical pair of random local operators supported over two regions of a bipartition. more

New Publication: Verifying the output of quantum optimizers with ground-state energy lower bounds

Solving optimization problems encoded in the ground state of classical-spin systems is a focus area for quantum computing devices, providing upper bounds to the unknown solution. To certify these bounds, they are compared to those obtained by classical methods. more

Congratulations to Henrik Dreyer for successfully defendeding his thesis!

In his thesis, Henrik improved a method (Tensor Networks) used to simulate Quantum Many-Body Systems. These systems are classified as either “gapped” or “gapless”. While Tensor Networks work great for most gapped systems, he showed under which circumstances they can be used to describe “gapless” systems. more

Congratulations to Martí Perarnau Llobet for winning the "NJP Early Career Award"

It is the second time a junior researcher in Ignacio Cirac’s theory group at MPQ is honored with the "NJP Early Career Award".
Martí Perarnau Llobet, former postdoctoral researcher in the theory group at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics has won the "NJP Early Career Award". more

"Europe has contributed very actively to the science of quantum computing"

What groundbreaking opportunities are behind quantum technologies? What role does Europe and the local research landscape play in this global race around the next big quantum leap? And how will society and technology eventually change by this massive new step? more

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