Research Teams and Lines

Previous news

Mar 2023

We organized a research term "Quantum Information Theory 2023" at ICMAT from 27 February to 31 March, 2023.

Mar 2023

Angela Capel, Junior Professor at Universität Tübingen and former student in our group, has been included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 España 2023 list. Congratulations Angela!

Jan 2023

Alberto Ruiz de Alarcón has defended his PhD thesis on January 19th. Congratulations!

Sep 2022

We welcome Laura Castilla Castellano as a new PhD student in the group!

Mar 2022

New members joined the group in the recents months: we all welcome Sofyan Iblisdir, Tamara Kohler, María García Díaz and Miguel Tierz!

Nov 2021

A new cohort of PhD students has joined our group: we are all very excited to have José R. Pareja Monturiol, Miriam Izquierdo Pato, and Pablo Paez Velasco with us!

9th Sep 2021

Aleksander Kubicki, has defended his PhD thesis, titled "Local Banach space theory and resource quantification in Quantum Information Processing". Congratulations to the new PhD!

14th Jul 2021

A member of the group, Patricia Contreras, has defended her PhD thesis, titled "Resource characterisation of quantum entanglement and nonlocality in multipartite settings.". Congratulations to the new PhD!

16th Dec 2019

A member of the group, Ángela Capel Cuevas, has defended her PhD thesis, entitled "Quantum logarithmic Sobolev inequalities for quantum Many-Body systems: an approach via quasi-factorization of the relative entropy"". Congratulations to the new PhD!

14th Nov 2019

A member of the group, José Garre Rubio, has defended his PhD thesis, entitled "Symmetries in topological tensor network states: classification, construction and detection". Congratulations to the new PhD!

18th Jun 2019

David Pérez García has been awarded the III Premio Fundación Banco Sabadell a las Ciencias y la Ingeniería.

October 2018

Cover in Scientific America "The unsolvable problem" (Volume 319, Issue 4) on Toby Cubitt, David Perez-Garcia, Michael M. Wolf "Undecidability of the Spectral Gap (full version)" (pdf) paper.

30th May 2018

David Pérez García has been elected National Correspondeing Academician of the Real Academia de Ciencias. Go →

3rd - 21st May 2018

Ángela Capel and Patricia Contreras appear in the media for their work organizing BYMAT: Noticias Cuatro, Informativos TeleCinco, EuropaPress, Madri+d, ABC, El Español, El País, El Independiente, El Mundo

17th Mar 2018

Canal Extremadura Radio interviews David Pérez García about the article "Size-driven quantum phase transitions" published on PNAS.

*Johannes Bausch, Toby S. Cubitt, Angelo Lucia, David Perez-Garcia, Michael M. Wolf. Size-Driven Quantum Phase Transitions (pdf). PNAS 2018 115 (1) 19-23.

22th Jan 2018

David Pérez García appears on Tribuna Complutense on occasion of having being awarded with the "Miguel Catalán" 2017 prize.

15th Jan 2018

David Pérez García writes in newspaper El País about the article "Size-driven quantum phase transitions" published on PNAS last December. Go →

3rd Jan 2018

Quanta Magazine publishes an article entitled "Physicists Aim to Classify All Possible Phases of Matter" where David Pérez García is quoted.

19th Dec 2017

Johannes Bausch, Toby S. Cubitt, Angelo Lucia, David Pérez-García, Michael M. Wolf's article entitled "Size-driven quantum phase transitions" has been published on PNAS.

29th Nov 2017

David Pérez García receives the "Miguel Catalán" 2017 prize to investigators under 40. Congratulations!!!

June 2017

D. Pérez-García, F. Verstraete, M.M. Wolf, J.I. Cirac's paper Matrix Product State Representations is a classic! It is among the top cited papers published in 2006 (more info on Classic Papers here). Check out the list of 2006 Classics in Quantum Mechanics. Congratulations!!!

23th Mar 2017

Chris N. Self, Jiannis K. Pachos, James R. Wootton and Sofyan Iblisdir's article entitled Conformal energy currents on the edge of a topological superconductor is published on Physical Review B.

16th Mar 2017

David Pérez-García talks about "Undecidability in physics... and its consequences" at the Département de Physique's Colloquium at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. Watch the video here.

Mar 2017

The paper Matrix Product Density Operators: Renormalization Fixed Points and Boundary Theories by  J. I. Cirac, D. Perez-Garcia, N. Schuch, F. Verstraete has been published at Annals of Physics.

23rd Jan 2017 

Entangled pure state transformations via local operations assisted by finitely many rounds of classical communication by C. Spee, J. I. de Vicente, D. Sauerwein, B. Kraus has been published at Physical Review Letters.

25th Jan 2017 

A member of the group, Andrea Cadarso, has defended her PhD thesis, "Entanglement and Correlations in Quantum Many-Body Systems", today at the Faculty of Mathematics. Congratulations to the new PhD Andrea Cadarso!

27th Jan 2017

Entanglement manipulation of multipartite pure states with finite rounds of classical communication by J. I. de Vicente, C. Spee, D. Sauerwein, B. Kraus has been published at Physical Review A.

23rd Dec 2016 

The paper Genuine quantum coherence by Julio I. de Vicente, Alexander Streltsov has been published by the Journal of Physics A.

16 th Nov 2016

Few-Body Entanglement Manipulation by C. Spee, J. I. de Vicente, B. Kraus has been published at the Quantum [Un]Speakables II as part of the series The Frontiers Collection by Springer.

5th October 2016 

The article entitled Constructing topological models by symmetrization: A PEPS study by Carlos Fernandez-Gonzalez, Roger S. K. Mong, Olivier Landon-Cardinal, David Perez-Garcia, Norbert Schuch has been accepted and published by the Journal Physical Review B.

6th Oct 2016 

David Pérez-García writes an article at El País about the recently awarded Nobel Prize in Physics. Read the article here.

15th Sep 2016 

Welcome to our team, Cécilia Lancien! Cécilia just joined us as a researcher in our group.

Jul 2016

Congratulations to the new PhD Angelo Lucia!

7th Jul 2016 

A member of the group, Angelo Lucia, will defend his PhD thesis, entitled "Stability and area law for rapidly mixing quantum dissipative systems", today at 4:30PM at the Faculty of Mathematics. Best of luck, Angelo!

2th Jun 2016

New Ignacio Cirac's Laboratory on mathematics and quantum information at ICMAT, where David Pérez Garcia is the coordinator. More info here.

4th May 2016 

David Pérez-García appears on the cover of the Tribuna Complutense magazine. See here.