- January 10, 2016: Quantum Theory: Informational Foundations and Foils
The book that Giulio Chiribella and I co-edited is out. It collects together fourteen original contributions from leading experts in the field, covering some of the most promising research directions that have emerged in the new wave of quantum foundations.
- June 2, 2013: Causal Structure in Quantum Theory Workshop
Lluis Masanes and I co-organized this weeklong quantum foundations workshop in Benasque, Spain.
- November 30, 2012: FQXI Essay Contest Winner
I've won first prize in the 2012 FQXI Essay contest "Questioning the Foundations: Which of Our Assumptions Are Wrong?" for my essay The Paradigm of Kinematics and Dynamics Must Yield to Causal Structure
- September 25, 2012:
My student Iman Marvian has successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Iman!
- January 1, 2012:
Katja Ried has joined my research group as a PhD student. Welcome Katja!
- May 9, 2011: Quantum Foundations Conference at PI
Conceptual Foundations and Foils for Quantum Information Processing
takes place at Perimeter Institute. Organizers: Giulio Chiribella, Anne Broadbent and myself.
- January 1, 2011:
Jonathan Barrett, Stefano Pironio, Lluis Massanes and myself have been awarded an FQXI grant in Time and Foundations for a project entitled Time and the Structure of Quantum Theory
- May 1, 2010:
My opinion piece with Lucien Hardy entitled "Why Physics Needs Quantum Foundations" has been published as Physics in Canada 66, 73 (2010)
- April 21, 2010: NSERC grant
My application for an NSERC Discovery grant was successful.
- March 15, 2010:
My paper with Howard Barnum, Jonathan Barrett, Lisa Orloff Clark,
Matthew Leifer, Nicholas Stepanik,
Alex Wilce and Robin Wilke entitled "Entropy and information causality in general
probabilistic theories" has been published as New J. Phys. 12, 033024 (2010).
- Jan. 9, 2010:
My paper with Nicholas Harrigan entitled "Einstein, Incompleteness, and the epistemic view of quantum states" has been published as
Found. Phys. 40, 125 (2010).
- July 8, 2009:
My paper with Gilad Gour and Iman Marvian entitled "Measuring the quality of a quantum reference frame: the relative entropy of frameness" has been published as Phys. Rev. A 80, 012307 (2009). .
- June 9, 2009:
My paper with Stephen Bartlett, Terry Rudolph, and Peter Turner entitled "Quantum communication using a bounded-size quantum reference frame" has been published as New J. Phys. 11, 063013 (2009)
and has been highlighted in IOP select.
- March 26, 2009:
My paper with Gilad Gour entitled "The resource theory of quantum reference frames: manipulations and monotones" has been chosen to be part of the New Journal of Physics Best of 2008 collection.
- Jan. 5, 2009:
My paper with Daniel Buzacott, Tony Keehn, Ben Toner and Geoff Pryde entitled "Preparation contextuality powers parity-oblivious multiplexing" has been published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 010401 (2009).
- Nov. 3, 2008: New job!
I have finished my Royal Society fellowship at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge , and started my new position as junior faculty at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
- Sept. 25, 2008:
My paper with Dennis Kretschmann and David Kribs entitled "Complementarity of Private and Correctable Subsystems in Quantum Cryptography and Error Correction" has been published in Phys. Rev. A 78, 032330 (2008).
- July 7, 2008:
My paper entitled "Negativity and contextuality are equivalent notions of nonclassicality" has been published in Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 020401 (2008) and was highlighted as an
- June 27, 2008:
I have been awarded the Birkhoff-von Neumann Prize
International Quantum Structures Association (IQSA)
- April 1, 2008:
John Sipe arrives in Cambridge and will be visiting until June 15. We are collaborating on a
textbook on interpretations of quantum mechanics.
- Feb. 13, 2008:
My paper with Gilad Gour entitled "The resource theory of quantum reference frames: manipulations and monotones" has been published in New J. Phys. 10, 033023 (2008) and has received the distinction of being selected for IOP select
- Nov. 16, 2007: Article on FQXI website
An article describing my research has appeared on the FQXI website
- July 13, 2007: Foils workshop
July 2nd-13th 2007, the workshop Operational Probabilistic Theories as Foils to Quantum Theory takes place in Cambridge. See article by Leifer at FQXI.
- April 11, 2007:
My paper with Howard Wiseman entitled "Pooling quantum states obtained by indirect measurements" has been published in Phys. Rev. A 75, 042104 (2007)
- April 5, 2007:
My paper with Stephen Bartlett and Terry Rudolph entitled "Reference frames, superselection rules, and quantum information" has been published in Rev. Mod. Phys. 79, 555 (2007)
- March 19, 2007:
My paper entitled "Evidence for the epistemic view of quantum states: a toy theory" has been published in Phys. Rev. A 75, 032110 (2007)
- Nov. 29, 2006:
My paper with Mark Dowling, Steve Bartlett, and Terry Rudolph entitled "Observing a coherent superposition of an atom and a molecule
" has been published in Phys. Rev. A 74, 052113(2006)
- Sept. 29, 2006:
My paper with David Kribs entitled "Quantum error-correcting subsystems are unitarily recoverable subsystems" has been published in Phys. Rev. A 74, 042329 (2006)
- July 31, 2006: FQXI award application successful
Jonathan Barrett, Tony Short and I are successful in our application for a FQXI award to organize a workshop entitled Operational probabilistic theories as foils to quantum theory
- July 6, 2006:
My paper with Jonathan Oppenheim and Andreas Winter entitled "Classical analogue of negative information" has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett.
- March 22, 2006:
My paper with Steve Bartlett, Terry Rudolph and Peter Turner entitled "Degradation of a quantum reference frame" has been published in New J. Phys. 8, 58 (2006)