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Posted in 2017

AQM mid-term survey

Here is the summary of the results of the mid-term survey of the course of Advanced Quantum mechanics.

Most important points

  • Little appreciation for the presentations. Still misunderstandings of their meaning
  • Contrasting opinions about the lectures
  • Requests for non-existing “simpler” exercises

More PhD and post-doc openings

In the framework of ERC Advanced Grant Higher-dimensional topological solids realized with multi-terminal superconducting junctions
(HITSUPERJU) I would like to announce

  1. 2 Ph.D. positions, duration 4 years,
  2. 1 post-doc position, duration 2 years.

There is no deadline for applications. The starting date is negotiable.

Here you can find a short description of the project.

To apply, please send

  1. your CV,
  2. motivation letter with the references to the project content,
  3. the names of three referees,
  4. importantly, the results of a TEST that can be found at this link

to my e-mail address

While the test is more appropriate for Ph.D. candidates, the aspiring postdocs are also requested to make it.
I look forward to fruitful collaboration!

PRB about statistics of continuous measurement

Published about ten days ago, actually. That February was very PRBductive.

Probability distributions of continuous measurement results for conditioned quantum evolution
A. Franquet and Yuli V. Nazarov

Phys. Rev. B 95, 085427 – Published 21 February 2017

The link to the arxiv version

This is the first publication of Albert, contratulations!

PRB about 4 kinds of topology in a single device

Published about a month ago, actually.

Order, disorder, and tunable gaps in the spectrum of Andreev bound states in a multiterminal superconducting device
Tomohiro Yokoyama, Johannes Reutlinger, Wolfgang Belzig, and Yuli V. Nazarov

Phys. Rev. B 95, 045411 (2017) – Published 12 January 2017

The link to the arxiv version

PRB details omega-squid

I thought for a while I made a record publishing two independent papers on the same day – no such luck, still a day difference 🙁

Coherent transport properties of a three-terminal hybrid superconducting interferometer

F. Vischi, M. Carrega, E. Strambini, S. D’Ambrosio, F. S. Bergeret, Yu. V. Nazarov, and F. Giazotto

Phys. Rev. B 95, 054504 – Published 13 February 2017

The link to the arxiv version

PRB transconductance quantization

Topological transconductance quantization in a four-terminal Josephson junction

Erik Eriksson, Roman-Pascal Riwar, Manuel Houzet, Julia S. Meyer, and Yuli V. Nazarov

Phys. Rev. B 95, 075417 – Published 14 February 2017

The link to the arxiv version

A postdoc/PhD student position in Germany (quantum information theory versus physics)

A fully-funded postdoc/PhD student position is available to work at
Peter Gruenberg Institute (PGI-2) in Forschungszentrum Juelich, near
Aachen in Germany. For students the degree will granted by RWTH
university in Aachen. The researcher will work with Dr. Mohammad H.
Ansari. The purpose of the project is to further develop the
mathematical relations between quantum information theory and physics.
Our findings will be used to explore new phenomena in quantum
thermodynamics and biology. The project requires that you have basic
knowledge about quantum physics, e.g. density matrix, Bloch equation,
correlations, the statistics of fermions and bosons, etc.

We will collaborate with some theoretical and experimental research
groups. One of our main collaborators will be Prof. Yuli Nazarov from
Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, whom the researcher
will have the opportunity to visit and work with.

Everyone from all around the world are welcome to apply. For full
consideration, please apply as soon as possible, by sending your
documents in one pdf file to “mansari AT gmail DOT com”:

1. your academic CV,
2. your list of publications,
3. your short research interests (no more than 300 words ~ two paragraphs)
4. the names, affiliation, and email addresses of 2 or 3 referees,
(make sure they are willing to send letters on time)

More information about the research can be found on:

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