Monash Quantum Information Science

Peer reviewed

Preprints

2019

Quantum work statistics and resource theories: Bridging the gap through Rényi divergences
Giacomo Guarnieri, Nelly H. Y. Ng, Kavan Modi, Jens Eisert, Mauro Paternostro, John Goold
Physical Review E 99, 050101 (2019) [arxiv, Published]

Almost Markovian processes from closed dynamics
Pedro Figueroa-Romero, Kavan Modi, Felix A. Pollock
Quantum 3, 136 (2019) [arxiv, Published]

Structure of quantum stochastic processes with finite Markov order
Philip Taranto, Simon Milz, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 99, 042108 (2019) [arxiv, Published]

Quantum Markov order
Philip Taranto, Felix A. Pollock, Simon Milz, Marco Tomamichel, Kavan Modi
Physical Review Letters 122, 140401 (2019) [arxiv, Published]

2018

Noisy frequency estimation with noisy probes
Agnieszka Górecka, Felix A. Pollock, Pietro Liuzzo-Scorpo, Rosanna Nichols, Gerardo Adesso, Kavan Modi
New Journal of Physics 20, 083008 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Tomographically reconstructed master equations for any open quantum dynamics
Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
Quantum 2, 76 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Reconstructing open quantum system dynamics with limited control
Simon Milz, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 98, 012108 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Energy-efficient quantum frequency estimation
Pietro Liuzzo-Scorpo, Luis Correa, Felix A. Pollock, Agnieszka Górecka, Kavan Modi, Gerardo Adesso
New Journal of Physics 20, 063009 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Masking Quantum Information is Impossible
Kavan Modi, Arun Pati, Aditi Sen De, Ujjwal Sen
Physical Review Letters 120, 230501 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Emergence of a fluctuation relation for heat in nonequilibrium Landauer processes
Philip Taranto, Kavan Modi, Felix A. Pollock
Physical Review E 97, 052111 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Non-Markovian quantum control as coherent stochastic trajectories
Fattah Sakuldee, Simon Milz, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 51, 414014 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Entanglement, non-Markovianity, and causal non-separability
Simon Milz, Felix A. Pollock, Thao P. Le, Giulio Chiribella, Kavan Modi
New Journal of Physics 20, 033033 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Quantum batteries
Francesco Campaioli, Felix A. Pollock, Sai Vinjanampathy
Thermodynamics in the Quantum Regime, pp 207-225, Springer (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Spin-chain model of a many-body quantum battery
Thao P. Le, Jesper Levinsen, Kavan Modi, Meera Parish, Felix A. Pollock
Physical Review A 97, 022106 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Tightening quantum speed limits for almost all states
Francesco Campaioli, Felix A. Pollock, Felix C. Binder, Kavan Modi
Physical Review Letters 120, 060409 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Operational Markov condition for quantum processes
Felix A. Pollock, César Rodríguez-Rosario, Thomas Frauenheim, Mauro Paternostro, and Kavan Modi
Physical Review Letters 120, 040405 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Non-Markovian quantum processes: Complete framework and efficient characterization.
Felix A. Pollock, César Rodríguez-Rosario, Thomas Frauenheim, Mauro Paternostro, and Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 97, 012127 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

Quantum plug n' play: modular computation in the quantum regime
Jayne Thompson, Mile Gu, Kavan Modi, and Vlatko Vedral
New Journal of Physics 20, 013004 (2018) [arXiv, Published]

2017

An introduction to operational quantum dynamics
Simon Milz, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
Open Systems & Information Dynamics 24, 1740016 (2017) [arXiv, Published]

How does interference fall?
P. Orlando, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi.
Lectures on general quantum correlations and their applications, pp 421-451, Springer (2017)
Edited by F. Fanchini, D. Soares-Pinto, G. Adesso [arXiv, Published]

Microwave irradiation and quasiparticles in a superconducting double dot
Nicholas J. Lambert, Adam A. Esmail, Felix A. Pollock, Megan Edwards, Brendon W. Lovett, Andrew J. Ferguson
Physical Review B 95, 235413 (2017) (Editor's Suggestion) [Published]

Enhancing the charging power of quantum batteries
Francesco Campaioli, Felix A. Pollock, Felix C. Binder, Lucas C. Céleri, John Goold, Sai Vinjanampathy, Kavan Modi
Physical Review Letters 118, 150601 (2017) (Featured in Physics) [arXiv, Published]

Divisible quantum dynamics satisfies temporal Tsirelson's bound
Thao Le, Felix A. Pollock, Tomasz Paterek, Mauro Paternostro, Kavan Modi
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 50, 055302 (2017) [arXiv, Published]

2016

Quantum capacitance and charge sensing of a superconducting double dot
Nicholas J. Lambert, Adam A. Esmail, Megan Edwards, Felix A. Pollock, Brendon W. Lovett, Andrew J. Ferguson
Applied Physics Letters 109, 112603 (2016) [arXiv, Published]

Using a biased qubit to probe complex systems
Felix A. Pollock, Agata Checinska, Saverio Pascazio, Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 94, 032112 (2016) [arXiv, Published]

A test of the equivalence principle(s) for quantum superpositions
Patrick J. Orlando, Robert B. Mann, Kavan Modi, Felix A. Pollock
Classical and Quantum Gravity 33, 19LT01 (2016) (Letter) [arXiv, Published]

Correlations, operations and the second law of thermodynamics
Sai Vinjanampathy, Kavan Modi
International Journal of Quantum Information 14, 1640033 (2016) [arXiv, Published]

Power of one qumode for quantum computation
Nana Liu, Jayne Thompson, Christian Weedbrook, Seth Lloyd, Vlatko Vedral, Mile Gu, Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 93, 052304 (2016) [arXiv, Published]

Power of one bit of quantum information in quantum metrology
Hugo Cable, Mile Gu, Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 93, 040304(R) (2016) (Rapid Communication) [arXiv, Published]

Experimental demonstration of information to energy conversion in a quantum system at the Landauer limit
John P. P. Silva, Roberto S. Sarthour, Alexandre M. Souza, Ivan S. Oliveira, John Goold, Kavan Modi, Diogo O. Soares-Pinto, Lucas C. Celeri
Proceedings of Royal Society A 472, 20150813 (2016) [arXiv, Published]

Supraclassical measurement using single-atom control of an atomic ensemble
Calum MacCormick, Silvia Bergamini, Chris Mansell, Hugo Cable, Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 93, 023805 (2016) (Highlighted by Editors) [arXiv, Published]

Quantum thermodynamics for a model of an expanding universe
Nana Liu, John Goold, Ivette Fuentes, Vlatko Vedral, Kavan Modi, David Edward Bruschi
Classical and Quantum Gravity 33, 035003 (2016) [arXiv, Published]

Excessive distribution of quantum entanglement
Margherita Zuppardo, Tanjung Krisnanda, Tomasz Paterek, Somshubhro Bandyopadhyay, Anindita Banerjee, Prasenjit Deb, Saronath Halder, Kavan Modi, Mauro Paternostro
Physical Review A 93, 012305 (2016) [arXiv, Published]

2015

Entropy bounds for quantum processes with initial correlations
Sai Vinjanampathy, Kavan Modi
Physical Review A 92, 052310 (2015) [arXiv, Published]

Quantacell: powerful charging of quantum batteries
Felix C. Binder, Sai Vinjanampathy, Kavan Modi, John Goold
New Journal of Physics 17, 075015 (2015) [arXiv, Published]

Quantum thermodynamics of general quantum processes
Felix C. Binder, Sai Vinjanampathy, Kavan Modi, John Goold
Physical Review E 91, 032119 (2015) [arXiv, Published]

Characterizing quantum dynamics with initial system-environment correlations
Martin Ringbauer, Christopher J. Wood, Kavan Modi, Alexei Gilchrist, Andrew G. White, Alessandro Fedrizzi
Physical Review Letters 114, 090402 (2015) (Highlighted by Editors) [arXiv, Published]

Coherent measurements in quantum metrology
Kaonan Micadei, Daniel A. Rowlands, Felix A. Pollock, Lucas C. Celeri, Roberto M. Serra, Kavan Modi
New Journal of Physics 17, 023057 (2015) [arXiv, Published]

Dissipation enhanced vibrational sensing in an olfactory molecular switch
Agata Chęcińska, Felix A. Pollock, Libby Heaney, Ahsan Nazir
Journal of Chemical Physics 142, 025102 (2015) [arXiv, Published]

A non-equilibrium quantum Landauer principle
John Goold, Mauro Paternostro, Kavan Modi
Physical Review Letters 114, 060602 (2015) [arXiv, Published]

2014

Role of correlations in the two-body-marginal problem
Lin Chen, Oleg Gittsovich, Kavan Modi, Marco Piani
Physical Review A 90, 042314 (2014) (Highlighted by Editors) [arXiv, Published]

Measuring the heat exchange of a quantum process
John Goold, Ulrich Poschinger, Kavan Modi
Physical Review E 90, 020101(R) (2014) (Rapid Communication) [arXiv, Published]

Work and Quantum Phase Transitions: Is there Quantum Latency?
Eduardo Mascarenhas, Helena Braganca, Ross Dorner, Marcelo Franca Santos, Vlatko Vedral, Kavan Modi, John Goold
Physical Review E 89, 062103 (2014) [arXiv, Published]

A pedagogical overview of quantum discord
Kavan Modi
Open Systems & Information Dynamics, 21, 1440006 (2014) [arXiv, Published]

Experimental observation of the breaking and recombination of single Cooper pairs
Nicholas J. Lambert, Megan Edwards, Adam A. Esmail, Felix A. Pollock, Sean D. Barrett, Brendon W. Lovett, Andrew J. Ferguson
Physical Review B 90, 140503 (2014) (Editor's Suggestion; Rapid Communication) [arXiv, Published]

2013

Measuring quantumness via anticommutators
Rosario Fazio, Kavan Modi, Saverio Pascazio, Vlatko Vedral, Kazuya Yuasa
Physical Review A 87, 052132 (2013) [arXiv, Published]

Vanishing quantum discord is not necessary for completely-positive maps
Aharon Brodutch, Animesh Datta, Kavan Modi, Angel Rivas, Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario
Physical Review A 87, 042301 (2013) [arXiv, Published]

The relation between nonlocality and contextuality for a biphoton
Akihito Soeda, Pawel Kurzynski, Ravishankar Ramanathan, Kavan Modi, Dagomir Kaszlikowski
Physical Review A 87, 022120 (2013) [arXiv, Published]

A multi-site variational master equation approach to dissipative energy transfer
Felix A. Pollock, Dara P. S. McCutcheon, Brendon W. Lovett, Erik M. Gauger, Ahsan Nazir
New Journal of Physics 15, 075018 (2013) [arXiv, Published]

2012

Positivity in the presence of initial system-environment correlation
Kavan Modi, Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario, Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Physical Review A 86, 064102 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

The classical-quantum boundary for correlations: discord and related measures
Kavan Modi, Aharon Brodutch, Hugo Cable, Tomasz Paterek, Vlatko Vedral
Review of Modern Physics 84, 1655-1707 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Coherent and incoherent contents of correlations
Kavan Modi, Mile Gu
International Journal of Modern Physics B 27, 1345027 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Classical to quantum in large number limit
Kavan Modi, Rosario Fazio, Saverio Pascazio, Vlatko Vedral, Kazuya Yuasa
Philosophical Transactions A 370, 4810-4820 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Operational Significance of Discord Consumption: Theory and Experiment
Mile Gu, Helen M. Chrzanowski, Syed M. Assad, Thomas Symul, Kavan Modi, Timothy C. Ralph, Vlatko Vedral, Ping Koy Lam
Nature Physics 8, 671 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Quantum discord bounds the amount of distributed entanglement
Tan Kok Chuan, Jean Maillard, Kavan Modi, Tomasz Paterek, Mauro Paternostro, Marco Piani
Physical Review Letters 109, 070501 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Operational approach to open dynamics and quantifying initial correlations
Kavan Modi
Scientific Reports 2, 581 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Dynamical role of system-environment correlations in non-Markovian dynamics
Laura Mazzola, Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario, Kavan Modi, Mauro Paternostro
Physical Review A 86, 010102 (2012) (Rapid communication) [arXiv, Published]

Unification of witnessing initial system-environment correlations and witnessing non-Markovianity
Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario, Kavan Modi, Laura Mazzola, Alan Aspuru-Guzik
European Physics Letters 99, 20010 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Criteria for measures of quantum correlations
Aharon Brodutch, Kavan Modi
Quantum Information & Computation 12, 0721 (2012) [arXiv, Published]

Analytic influence functionals for numerical Feynman integrals in most open quantum systems
Nikesh S. Dattani, Felix A. Pollock, David M. Wilkins
Quantum Physics Letters 1, 35 (2012) [ arXiv, Published]

2011

Quantum Correlations in Mixed-State Metrology
Kavan Modi, Hugo Cable, Mark Williamson, Vlatko Vedral
Physical Review X 1, 021022 (2011) [arXiv, Published]

Quantum locking of classical correlations and quantum discord of classical-quantum states
Sergio Boixo, Leandro Aolita, Daniel Cavalcanti, Kavan Modi, Andreas Winter
International Journal of Quantum Information 9, 1643 (2011) [arXiv, Published]

Preparation of states in open quantum mechanics
Kavan Modi
Open Systems & Information Dynamics 18, 253 (2011) [arXiv, Published]

Unification of quantum and classical correlations and quantumness measures
Kavan Modi, Vlatko Vedral
American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 1384, 69 (2011) [arXiv, Published]

Operational interpretations of quantum discord
Daniel Cavalcanti, Leandro Aolita, Sergio Boixo, Kavan Modi, Marco Piani, Andreas Winter
Physical Review A 83, 032324 (2011) [arXiv, Published]

Detecting multipartite classical states and their resemblances
Lin Chen, Eric Chitambar, Kavan Modi, Giovanni Vacanti
Physical Review A 83, 020101(R) (2011) (Rapid Communication) [arXiv, Published]

2010

The role of preparation in quantum process tomography
Kavan Modi, E. C. G. Sudarshan
Physical Review A 81, 052119 (2010) [arXiv, Published]

Unified view of quantum and classical correlations
Kavan Modi, Tomasz Paterek, Wonmin Son, Vlatko Vedral, Mark Williamson
Physical Review Letters 104, 080501 (2010) [arXiv, Published]

Linear assignment maps for correlated system-environment states
Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario, Kavan Modi, Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Physical Review A 81, 012313 (2010) [arXiv, Published]

2009

2008

Completely positive maps and classical correlations
Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario, Kavan Modi, Aik-meng Kuah, Anil Shaji, E. C. G. Sudarshan
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 41 205301 (2008) [arXiv, Published]

2007

How state preparation can affect a quantum experiment: Quantum process tomography for open systems
Aik-meng Kuah, Kavan Modi, Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario, E.C.G. Sudarshan
Physical Review A 76, 042113 (2007) [ arXiv, Published]

Quantum Zeno and anti-Zeno effects in an unstable system with two bound states
Kavan Modi, Anil Shaji
Physics Letters A Vol. 368, Page 215 (2007) [ arXiv, Published]

An algorithm for solving unconstrained unitary quantum brachistochrone problems
Francesco Campaioli, William Sloan, Kavan Modi, Felix A. Pollock
[arXiv]

Distinguishing states of conscious arousal using statistical complexity
Roberto N. Muñoz, Angus Leung, Felix A. Pollock, Dror Cohen, Bruno van Swinderen, Naostugu Tsuchiya, Kavan Modi
[arXiv]

Equilibration on average of temporally non-local observables in quantum systems
Pedro Figueroa-Romero, Kavan Modi, Felix A. Pollock
[arXiv]

Non-Markovian memory in IBMQX4
Joshua Morris, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
[arXiv]

Exploiting the causal tensor network structure of quantum processes to efficiently simulate non-Markovian path integrals
Mathias Jørgensen, Felix A. Pollock
[arXiv]

CP divisibility does not mean Markovianity
Simon Milz, M. S. Kim, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
[arXiv]

Tight, robust, and feasible quantum speed limits for open dynamics
Francesco Campaioli, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
[arXiv]

Kolmogorov extension theorem for general (quantum) stochastic processes
Simon Milz, Fattah Sakuldee, Felix A. Pollock, Kavan Modi
[arXiv]

Fragile states are better for quantum metrology
Kavan Modi, Lucas C. Celeri, Jayne Thompson, Mile Gu
[arXiv]

Energetic fluctuations in an open quantum process
John Goold, Kavan Modi
[arXiv]

Theses

Doctor of Philosophy

Energy Transport in Open Quantum Systems
Felix A. Pollock
University of Oxford (August, 2014)
Supervisor: Vlatko Vedral [ PDF]

Master of Physics

Quantum Correlations as a Form of Curvature
Felix A. Pollock
University of Oxford (May, 2011)
Supervisor: Vlatko Vedral [ PDF]

Doctor of Philosophy

A theoretical analysis of experimental open quantum dynamics
Kavan Modi
The University of Texas at Austin (August, 2008)
Supervisor: E. C. G. Sudarshan [ PDF]

Master of Arts

Quantum Zeno and Anti-Zeno Effects in an Unstable Two-Level System
Kavan Modi
The University of Texas at Austin (August, 2004)
Supervisor: E. C. G. Sudarshan [ PDF]