Researcher at Lorentz Institute for theoretical physics (Leiden Unviersity)
Applied Quantum Algorithms group (Lorentz institute & LIACS).
Leading the Leiden team in the QC^{2} Quantum computing for quantum chemistry collaboration (Leiden, VU Amsterdam, CWI)
This is the cover of my thesis: an artistic representation of quantum computing emerging as a new technology, inspired by the rising cities painted by the futurist movement. — by Jeanne M. Viet [Miss J Art]
Work in progress...
Selected publications:
- Virtual mitigation of coherent non-adiabatic transitions by echo verification Benjamin F. Schiffer, Dyon van Vreumingen, Jordi Tura, Stefano Polla. arXiv:2307.10358
- A hybrid quantum algorithm to detect conical intersections Emiel Koridon, Joana Fraxanet, Alexandre Dauphin, Lucas Visscher, Thomas E. O'Brien, Stefano Polla. Quantum 8, 1259
- Optimizing the information extracted by a single qubit measurement. Stefano Polla, Gian-Luca R. Anselmetti, and Thomas E. O'Brien. Phys. Rev. A 108, 012403
- Purification-based quantum error mitigation of pair-correlated electron simulations. Thomas E. O'Brien et al. Nature Physics 19, 1787–1792
- Error Mitigation via Verified Phase Estimation. Thomas E. O’Brien, Stefano Polla, Nicholas C. Rubin, William J. Huggins, Sam McArdle, Sergio Boixo, Jarrod R. McClean, and Ryan Babbush. Phys. Rev, X Quantum 2, 020317
- Quantum Digital Cooling. S. Polla, Y. Gerasimenko, T.E. O'Brien. arXiv:1909.10538 Phys. Rev. A 104, 012414
Previous experience:
- Casimir PhD @ Lorentz Institute for Theoretical physics Applied Quantum Algorithms/Theoretical Nanophysics group (Leiden)
- Student researcher (intern) @ Google quantum AI
- MSc thesis @ Lorentz Institute for Theoretical physics Applied Quantum Algorithms/Theoretical Nanophysics group (Leiden).
- MSc project @ QuTech Vandersypen Lab (Delft).
- MSc project @ Leiden university Quantum dot cavity-QED group (Leiden).
- BSc thesis @ INO-CNR Extreme Light Group (Firenze) / UNIMI Applied Quantum Mechanics group (Milano).
Scientific interests:
Quantum Information, Quantum Algorithms, Quantum Computational Chemistry, Quantum Optics, Superconducting qubits, Spin Qubits, Foundations of Quantum Theory, Information Theory, Physics of Complex Systems, Condensed Matter.