Nikola Paunković

Departamento de Matemática
Instituto Superior Técnico
Av. Rovisco Pais 1049-001, Lisboa, Portugal

Tel : +351 21 8417140
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ISI Researcher ID: D-2427-2011

Short Biography

2007- Research Fellow, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisbon, Portugal.

2006-2007 Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics, IST, Lisbon, Portugal.

2001-2004 D.Phil. in Theoretical Physics, Centre for Quantum Computation, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University, UK; Thesis: The Role of Indistinguishability of Identical Particles in Quantum Information Processing, done under joint supervision of Prof. Artur Ekert and Prof. Vlatko Vedral.

1998-2000 M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics, Classical, Quantum and Mathematical Physics profile, Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Studies interrupted in 2000 to start studies in Oxford.


Macroscopic distinguishability, phase transitions and the emergence of classicality from quantum physics
Entanglement and indistinguishability
Entanglement in many-body systems
Quantum walks
Quantum communication protocols
The concept of indistinguishability in quantum mechanics