quantum metrology

Submission deadline: 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Registration deadline: 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Modern physics has been founded by the development of two fundamental theories in the first half of the 20th century: general relativity and quantum mechanics. Quantum mechanics governs the physics of the small fundamental particles such as electrons; general relativity describes large objects with gravitational interactions such as stars and galaxies. Despite the great success of modern physics in explaining most of our physical observations, there are a number of open, unanswered questions.

Description of tasks

Study of fundamental bounds and optimal protocols in quantum metrology in presence of realistic noise models in optical and atomic systems both in single and multiparamter problems as well as investigations of connections between quantum metrology and quantum thermodynamics.

The candidates have to conform to the conditions stated in art. 113 of Higher Education Law dated 20.07.2018 (Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2018, item 1668).


Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland

Research topics:
- Quantum limits to optical interferometric protocols in presence of decoherence
- Fundamental limits to stability of atomic clocks using matrix product operator techniques
- Many-body and non-linear effects in quantum metrology
- Connections between quantum estimation theory and quantum thermodynamics
- Connections between quantum estimation and quantum communication theories
- Multiparameter quantum estimation and quantum imaging

I am happy to announce a call for two 20-month Post-Doc positions in my project entitled:

"Photonic, Atomic and Thermodynamic Processes from a Quantum Metrological Perspective" financed by Polish National Science Center under SONATA BIS programme.

Scope of research for the project include:


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