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Dr Tony Short

Dr Tony Short

Dr Tony Short
M.Phys.(Oxon.), DPhil (Oxon.)

Senior Lecturer

Area of research

Foundational Insights from Quantum Information Theory

Office 3.57
HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8708

Research summary

Recent research into quantum information theory has led to a deeper understanding of quantum theory, and the development of powerful new techniques and concepts which can be applied to other areas of fundamental physics. Three areas I am particularly interested in are:

1) Foundations of statistical mechanics Everyone knows that if you leave a cup of hot coffee on your desk, it will eventually cool down to room temperature, but deriving this result from the microscopic laws is surprisingly difficult - in fact we still don't have a complete solution. Recently, we have been able to prove that almost any ...

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