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  

  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • University of Southern California
  • 825 Bloom Walk
  • ACB 439
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0484