Transport and Information in Quantum Systems

Understanding of Quantum Complex Phenomena plays a key role in the development of Quantum Technologies identified as one of the most strategic areas for future research and innovation.

In this research line, we are devoted to questions related to quantum transport for charge(nanoelectronics), spin (spintronics), energy (thermoelectrics) and information (quantum correlations), with a particular focus on nanostructures. Moreover, we investigate decoherence effects in complex environments, explore quantum probing, and emergent phenomena such as synchronization, with a focus on quantum correlations and thermodynamics and their impact on information processing.

At IFISC we manage both the QTD platform announcing events and positions among the networks of scientists working on quantum thermodynamics and the QTTS webpage, a society devoted to understanding the thermodynamics of quantum systems and quantum transport.

Researchers

  • Rosa Lopez

    Rosa Lopez

  • David Sánchez

    David Sánchez

  • Llorenç Serra

    Llorenç Serra

  • Roberta Zambrini

    Roberta Zambrini

  • Gianluca Giorgi

    Gianluca Giorgi

  • Johannes Nokkala

    Johannes Nokkala

  • Sungguen Ryu

    Sungguen Ryu

Recent and ongoing Research projects

EPheQuCS

Emergent phenomena and decoherence in quantum complex systems

P.I.: Roberta Zambrini
Impressive progress in isolating and manipulating single quantum systems and recent developments in secure communications, sensors, metrology and computation, based on quantum physics and information are at the basis of the envisaged ...

TQM@Nano

Transport in Quantum Materials at the Nanoscale

P.I.: Rosa Lopez, David Sánchez
The aim of TQM@Nano is to examine the transport properties of nanoscale conductors that exhibit features unique to quantum materials (topology, strong correlations). These systems are attracting a good deal attention due ...

RICTE

Red de Información y Tecnologias Cuánticas

P.I.: Roberta Zambrini
Spanish network on quantum information and techologies

RFE2017

Red de física estadística de no equilibrio y sus aplicaciones multidisciplinares

P.I.: David Sánchez
Spanish network on nonequilibrium statistical physics and its multidisciplinary applications

TNT

Red de Termoelectricidad: Nuevas teorías

P.I.: Rosa Lopez
Spanish network on thermoelectricity: new theories

Recent Publications

Simmetry and block structure of the Liouvillian superoperator in partial secular approximation

Cattaneo, Marco; Giorgi, Gian Luca; Maniscalco, Sabrina; Zambrini, Roberta
Submitted (2019)

Quantum probing topological phase transitions by non-Markovianity

Giorgi, Gian Luca; Longhi, Stefano; Cabot, Albert; Zambrini, Roberta
Annalen der Physik 2019, 1900307 (1-12) (2019)

Detecting the topological phases of the Kitaev model via complex network analysis

Llodrà Bisellach, Guillem (Supervisors Zambrini, Roberta; Giorgi, Gian Luca)
Master Thesis (2019)

State transfer in Open Quantum Systems

Ballesteros Ferraz, Lorena (Supervisors Zambrini, Roberta; Giorgi, Gian Luca)
Master Thesis (2019)

Local vs global master equation with common and separate baths: superiority of the global approach in partial secular approximation

Cattaneo, Marco; Giorgi, Gian Luca; Maniscalco, Sabrina; Zambrini, Roberta
Submitted (2019)

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