Nikola Paunkovic

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

Tel : +351 21 8417140
Fax : +351 21 8499241
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ISI Researcher ID: D-2427-2011

Short Biography

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.

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


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.