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John Samson

Biography

John Samson completed his PhD in the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge in 1982, under the supervision of Volker Heine. Following postdoctoral appointments in Cornell University and the Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung at Stuttgart, he came to Loughborough in 1986.

His research interests lie in condensed matter theory and quantum theory.

Research Areas

  • Condensed matter theory
  • Correlated electrons
  • Polarons and bipolarons
  • Superconductivity
  • Quantum computing
  • Wigner functions

Wigner-specific research

[1] R.P. Rundle, P.W. Mills, T. Tilma, J. H. Samson, M. J. Everitt: “Quantum Phase Space Measurement and Entanglement Validation Made Easy”, Phys Rev A., arXiv, 2017, in print.

[2] T. Tilma, M. J. Everitt, J. H. Samson, W. J. Munro, and K. Nemoto: “Wigner Functions for Arbitrary Quantum Systems”, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol.117, 180401, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.180401, arXiv, 2016.

Affiliation(s)

  • Senior Lecturer, Quantum Systems Engineering Group, Loughborough University, UK

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