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Nicole Halpern (Fed)

Nicole Yunger Halpern re-envisions 19th-century thermodynamics for the 21st century, using quantum information theory. She completed her PhD at Caltech, winning the international Ilya Prigogine Prize for a thermodynamics thesis. While an ITAMP Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University, Yunger Halpern won the International Quantum Technology Emerging Researcher Award. For more information, see Yunger Halpern's research-group website.


Experimental observation of thermalisation with noncommuting charges

Florian Kranzl, Aleksander Lasek, Manoj Joshi, Amir Kalev, Rainer Blatt, Christian Roos, Nicole Halpern
Quantum simulators have recently enabled experimental observations of quantum many-body systems' internal thermalisation. Often, the global energy and particle

Resource theory of quantum uncomplexity

Nicole Halpern, Naga Kothakonda, Jonas Haferkamp, Anthony Munson, Jens Eisert, Philippe Faist
Quantum complexity is emerging as a key property of many-body systems, including black holes, topological materials, and early quantum computers. A state's
Created September 15, 2021, Updated December 8, 2022