Professor Gerardo Adesso is a theoretical physicist and Professor of Mathematical Physics at the School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Nottingham. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. He works on… Read More ›
Top 5 Most Read in 2016
We look back at the articles which were most popular with our readers in the last 12 months.
Image of the week: overlapping Rydberg atoms
This week’s Image of the Week comes from JPhysB‘s Special Issue on Addressing Quantum Many-body Problems with Cold Atoms and Molecules. In their contribution to the issue, Martin Kiffner et al perform calculations of autoionization rates for two rubidium Rydberg… Read More ›
Meet the winners of the JPhysA Best Paper Prizes 2016
Part 1: David Gómez-Ullate, Yves Grandati and Robert Milson ‘Rational extensions of the quantum harmonic oscillator and exceptional Hermite polynomials’
Physics, Art, Mathematics, Science: Hidden Connections. A conference marking Sir Michael Berry’s 75th Birthday
Insights from ‘Physics, Art, Mathematics, Science: Hidden Connections. A conference marking Sir Michael Berry’s 75th Birthday’.
Image of the week: optical lattices
In a recent review, a team from the Institute for Laser Physics, Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (University of Hamburg) and the Wilczek Quantum Centre (Zheijang University of Technology) give an overview of experimental work on Bose-Einstein condensation in optical… Read More ›
Jyrki Piilo: quantum memory and quantum systems
We chat with Dr Jyrki Piilo about his work, his advice for a younger generation of scientists and reggae.
Interview with Pavel Exner ahead of his 70th birthday
‘As with most people my path was determined by a series of choices involving random factors…’ An insight into Pavel Exner’s career; highlights, current work and advice for future researchers.
Interview with Dr Michael Hall on his career and quantum mechanics
‘I have always been keen to understand how the world works at a fundamental level, and consequently have been banging my head for many years against the wall of quantum mechanics, trying to understand what it all means.’
Self-avoiding walks, PT-symmetry and quantum trajectories: our latest Letters
JPhysA Letters are outstanding short papers reporting new and timely developments in mathematical and theoretical physics. They are concise, innovative and high quality. Here are some of our recent highlights.
Image of the week: particles in a box
To be able to control chemical reactions on a quantum level holds huge potential for redesigning chemical synthesis and a host of other applications. An established way of doing this is through the use of laser pulses interacting with molecules. … Read More ›
Throwback: this time last year with JPhysA
It’s week 45 of 2015. Here’s a look back at some highlights from this time in 2014 including a timely fast-track communication from our board member Paul Fendley and a paper from Satya Majumdar, also on our editorial board written with our Editor-in-Chief, Martin Evans.
Latest highlights from JPhysA: mathematical and theoretical
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Image of the week: Alice and Bob – dead or alive?
In this week’s Image of the Week, Alice and Bob take part in a quantum duel.
Lars Bojer Madsen: strong-field and attosecond physics
We talk to Professor Lars Bojer Madsen about where attosecond physics might go in the future, who inspired him to become a scientist and why some of the hottest topics in AMO physics are actually the coldest.
Lorenza Viola interview: journey into quantum information theory
Lorenza Viola is one of the newest members of the JPhysA editorial board. In this insightful and engaging interview she tells us about her career path and ‘adventures’. Read about her work in quantum information processing and quantum statistical mechanics, career highlights and where her research could take her next.
Image of the week: entanglement structures in qubit systems
Attempting to understand the detailed structure of entanglement and potential insights it can offer in the context of holography