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Paolo Zanardi

Professor of Physics

Contact Information
E-mail: zanardi@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-4649
Office: SSC 225

Curriculum Vitae

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

- Theoretical condensed matter - Quantum Information Processing (QIP) - Decoherence control - Physical Implementation of QIP devices - Geometric and topological QIP - Quantum entanglement in interacting spin systems and systems of indistinguishable particles - Quantum Phase Transitions


Journal Article

Zanardi, P., Rezakhani, A. (2006). A general setting for geometric phase of mixed states in arbitrary evolution. Phys. Rev. A. Vol. 73, pp. 012107.
Zanardi, P., Ciancio, E. (2006). Coupling bosonic modes with a qubit: entanglement dynamics at zero and finite-temperatures. Phys. Lett. A.
Zanardi, P., Paunkovic, N. (2006). Ground state overlap and quantum phase transitions. Phys. Rev. E.
Zanardi, P., Ciancio, E., Giorda, P. (2006). Mode transformations and quantum entanglement relativity and gaussian states. Phys. Lett. A. Vol. 354, pp. 274.
Zanardi, P., Pazy, E., Calarco, T., D'Amico, I., Rossi, F., Zoller, P. (2003). All Optical Spin-Based Quantum Information Processing. J. of Superconductivity: Incorporating Novel Magnetism. Vol. 16(2), pp. 383.
Zanardi, P., D'Amico, I., Biolatti, E., Pazy, E., Rossi, F. (2002). All optical quantum dot implementation for quantum computing. Physica E.
Zanardi, P., Rasetti, M. (2000). A Possible Strategy to Defeat Decoherence in Quantum Computation: The Role of Symmetries, Dynamical Algebras, and All That. Fortschr. Phys.. Vol. 48, pp. 559.
Zanardi, P. (1996). Auxiliary Fermion Linearization. J. Phys. A. Vol. 29, pp. 541.


Zanardi, P., Tagliati, E., Rasetti, M., Zecchina, R. (1996). A many body Hamiltonian Approach to Quantum Computation. In M. Biafore, J. Leao and T. Toffoli (Ed.), Boston. PhysComp96.

Honors and Awards

Fellow (or Equivalent) of National Society in Discipline, APS Fellow, 1/1/2011-1/1/2080  
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