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Work in progress.


Casimir PhD candidate at Lorentz Institute for theoretical physics (Leiden Unviersity)
working in the Applied Quantum Algorithms group (Lorentz institute & LIACS)

My main research topic: non-unitary quantum algorithms for near-term devices


  • Quantum Digital Cooling. S. Polla, Y. Gerasimenko, T.E. O'Brien. arXiv:1909.10538

    Previous experience:

  • MSc thesis @ Lorentz Institute for Theoretical physics Applied Quantum Algorithms/Theoretical Nanophysics group (Leiden).
  • MSc project @ QuTech Vandersypen Lab (Delft).
  • MSc project @ Leiden university Quantum dot cavity-QED group (Leiden).
  • BSc thesis @ INO-CNR Extreme Light Group (Firenze) / UNIMI Applied Quantum Mechanics group (Milano).

    Quantum Information, Digital Quantum Simulation, Quantum Algorithms, Spin Qubits, Quantum Optics
    Foundations of Quantum Theory, Information Theory, Complex Physics, Condensed Matter Physics