News

Virtual LQP workshop

April 16, 2020

Since the 45th local quantum physics workshop has been cancelled, we are planning to hold an online version on 17-19 June 2020.
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Funded PhD position available

February 11, 2020

I have an EPSRC funded PhD position available. Deadline for applications is March 16.
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Two papers accepted

December 22, 2019

Two of my papers have been accepted for publication in Commun. Math. Phys. and J. Phys. A., respectively.
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Moved to Madrid

November 05, 2018

On November 5 I started my new position at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. I will be working in a senior postdoc role in the GAPS of David Pérez García. See the updated contact page on how to find me there!
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Stability of superselection sectors

April 11, 2018

Our paper On the stability of charges in infinite quantum spin systems has just appeared on the arXiv. In it we prove that the superselection structure describing the anyons in abelian versions of Kitaev's quantum double model is stable against perturbations of the dynamics.
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AHP Prize 2016 for our paper

January 05, 2018

Our paper on Haag-Ruelle scattering in quantum spin systems has been awarded the AHP Prize 2016 for the most remarkable paper in the journal! Many thanks in particular to my co-authors Sven Bachmann and Wojciech Dybalski for working together on this interesting project.
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Book on quantum spin systems published

April 09, 2017

LNP book cover My book, based on lecture notes for a course I taught at Leibniz University Hannover, has been published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Physics series. It gives an introduction to the mathematics of quantum spins with infinitely many sites, accessible to students with a basic background in mathematics or theoretical physics.
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Jones index, data hiding and total quantum dimension

September 26, 2016

My paper with Leander Fiedler and Tobias Osborne on the total quantum dimension is available on the arXiv.
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Ground states of abelian quantum double models

August 21, 2016

We have uploaded a new paper, where we classify all ground states of Kitaev's quantum double model for abelian groups.
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Haag duality in Kitaev's quantum double models

December 21, 2015

Our paper on Haag duality in quantum double models has been published in Reviews in Mathematical Physics. Read on for a summary of our main results.
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New website uploaded

October 11, 2015

The website has been updated and redesigned, to reflect my move to UC Davis.
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Marie Sklodowska-Curie project started

September 01, 2015

I have started working on the `Operator-algebraic Approach to Topological Phases’ (OATP) project funded by the European Union. This project will run for three years. See here for more details.
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