Poulin, David

Professeur, Faculté des sciences
FAC. SCIENCES Physique

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Diplômes

(2008) Post-doctorat (Postdoctorat). California Institute of Technology.

(2006) Post-doctorat (Postdoctorat). University of Queensland.

(2005) Doctorat (Doctorat en Sciences). University of Waterloo.

(2002) Maîtrise avec mémoire (Maîtrise en Sciences - Maîtrise). Université de Montréal.

(1999) Baccalauréat (Baccalauréat en Sciences). Université de Sherbrooke.

Présentation

Sujets de recherche

Algorithmes, Mathématique informatique, Modélisation et simulation, Phénomènes quantiques, Transitions de phases.

Disciplines de recherche

Mathématiques appliquées, Physique.

Mots-clés

algorithmes quantiques, Algorithme Viterbi, Codes de convolution, codification quantique, correction d'erreur quantique, information quantique, matériaux quantiques, physique statistique.

Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Français

Prix et distinctions

  • (2008) Bourse postdoctorale Gordon and Betty Moore. (Prix / Récompense).
  • (2006) Bourse postdoctorale du CRSNG. Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie (CRSNG). (Prix / Récompense).
  • (2006) University of Queensland postdoctoral fellowship. University of Queensland. (Prix / Récompense).
  • (2004) Bourse d'études supérieures du CRSNG - doctorat. Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie (CRSNG). (Prix / Récompense).
  • (2004) Bourse de doctorat en recherche. (Prix / Récompense).
  • (2002) Bourse d'études supérieures du CRSNG - maîtrise. Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie (CRSNG). (Prix / Récompense).
  • Alumni Gold Medal. University of Waterloo. (Distinction).
  • A terminé parmi les 10 premiers étudiants ayant participé au concours en 1999. (Distinction).
  • Liste d'honneur du doyen. Université de Montréal. (Citation).
  • W.B. Pearson Medal. University of Waterloo. (Distinction).

Publications

Articles de revue

  • *A.J. Ferris and D. Poulin. (2013). Branching MERA codes: a natural extension of classical and quantum polar codes. submitted to Quant. Info. Process., (Article soumis).
  • *P. Iyer and D. Poulin. (2013). Hardness of decoding quantum stabilizer codes. submitted to Quant. Info. Process. arXiv:1310.3235, (Article soumis).
  • C.G. Brell and S.D. Burton and *G. Dauphinais and S.T. Flammia and D. Poulin. (2013). Quantum error correction for non-Abelian anyons. submitted to Quant. Info. Process., (Article soumis).
  • *Ferris A, Poulin D. (2013). Algorithms for the Markov entropy decomposition. Physical Review B, 87(20), 205126-205138. (Article publié).
  • *Duclos-Cianci G, Poulin D. (2013). Fault-Tolerant Renormalization Group Decoder for Abelian Topological Codes. Quantum Information and Computation arXiv preprint arXiv:1304.6100, (Article accepté).
  • *Duclos-Cianci G, Poulin D. (2013). Kitaev's Z_d-Codes Threshold Estimates. Physical review A, 87, 062338. (Article publié).
  • *Landon-Cardinal O, Poulin D. (2013). Local topological order inhibits thermal stability in 2D. Physical review letters, 110(9), 90502-90507. (Article publié).
  • *Denhez G, Blais A, Poulin D. (2012). Quantum-error-correction benchmarks for continuous weak-parity measurements. Physical Review A, 86(3), 32318-32327. (Article publié).
  • *Landon-Cardinal O, Poulin D. (2012). Practical learning method for multi-scale entangled states. New Journal of Physics, 14(8), 085004. (Article publié).
  • Bravyi S, *Duclos-Cianci G, Poulin D, Suchara M. (2012). Subsystem surface codes with three-qubit check operators. arXiv preprint arXiv:1207.1443, (Article soumis).
  • Bombin H, *Duclos-Cianci G, Poulin D. (2012). Universal topological phase of two-dimensional stabilizer codes. New Journal of Physics, 14(7), 073048. (Article publié).
  • *Brown W, Poulin D. (2012). Quantum Markov networks and commuting Hamiltonians. arXiv preprint arXiv:1206.0755, (Article soumis).
  • *Pelchat E, Poulin D. (2012). Degenerate Viterbi Decoding. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 59(6), 1-1. (Article publié).
  • *da Silva M, *Landon-Cardinal O, Poulin D. (2011). Practical characterization of quantum devices without tomography. Physical review letters, 107(21), 210404-210409. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Qarry A, Somma R, Verstraete F. (2011). Quantum simulation of time-dependent Hamiltonians and the convenient illusion of Hilbert space. Physical review letters, 106(17), 170501-170505. (Article publié).
  • Temme K, Osborne T, Vollbrecht K, Poulin D, Verstraete F. (2011). Quantum metropolis sampling. Nature, 471(7336), 87-90. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Hastings M. (2011). Markov entropy decomposition: a variational dual for quantum belief propagation. Physical review letters, 106(8), 80403-80407. (Article publié).
  • Cramer M, Plenio M, Flammia S, Somma R, Gross D, Bartlett S, *Landon-Cardinal O, Poulin D, Liu Y. (2010). Efficient quantum state tomography. Nature Communications, 1, 149. (Article publié).
  • Blume-Kohout R, Ng H, Poulin D, Viola L. (2010). Information-preserving structures: A general framework for quantum zero-error information. Physical Review A, 82(6), 62306-62331. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D. (2010). Lieb-Robinson bound and locality for general Markovian quantum dynamics. Physical review letters, 104(19), 190401-190405. (Article publié).
  • *Bilgin E, Poulin D. (2010). Coarse-grained belief propagation for simulation of interacting quantum systems at all temperatures. Physical Review B, 81(5), 54106-54113. (Article publié).
  • *Duclos-Cianci G, Poulin D. (2010). Fast decoders for topological quantum codes. Physical review letters, 104(5), 50504-50508. (Article publié).
  • Bravyi S, Poulin D, Terhal B. (2010). Tradeoffs for reliable quantum information storage in 2D systems. Physical review letters, 104(5), 50503-50507. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Wocjan P. (2009). Sampling from the thermal quantum Gibbs state and evaluating partition functions with a quantum computer. Physical review letters, 103(22), 220502-220506. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Tillich J, Ollivier H. (2009). Quantum serial turbo codes. Information Theory IEEE Transactions on, 55(6), 2776-2798. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Wocjan P. (2009). Preparing ground states of quantum many-body systems on a quantum computer. Physical review letters, 102(13), 130503-130507. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Chung Y. (2008). On the iterative decoding of sparse quantum codes. Quantum Information and Computation, 8(10), 987-1000. (Article publié).
  • Leifer M, Poulin D. (2008). Quantum graphical models and belief propagation. Annals of Physics, 323(8), 1899-1946. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, *Bilgin E. (2008). Belief propagation algorithm for computing correlation functions in finite-temperature quantum many-body systems on loopy graphs. Physical Review A, 77(5), 52318-52323. (Article publié).
  • Girelli F, Poulin D. (2008). Quantum reference frames and deformed symmetries. Physical Review D, 77(10), 104012-104023. (Article publié).
  • Blume-Kohout R, Ng H, Poulin D, Viola L. (2008). Characterizing the structure of preserved information in quantum processes. Physical review letters, 100(3), 30501-30505. (Article publié).

Chapitres de livre

  • David Kribs and David Poulin. (2013). Chapter 6 in part II Operator quantum error correction. Quantum Error Correction (163). Cambridge University Press. (Article publié).
  • David Poulin. (2013). Chapter 11 in part III Iterative quantum coding systems. Quantum Error Correction (279). Cambridge University Press. (Article publié).
  • S. Bravyi, D. Poulin, B.M. Terhal. (2009). Tradeoffs for reliable quantum information storage in 2D systems. Quantum Cryptography and Computing - Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Cryptography and Computing : Theory and Implementation (125-136). IOS Press BV. (Article publié).

Articles de conférence

  • *Duclos-Cianci G, Poulin D. (2013). Kitaev's Z_d-Code Thresholds Estimate via a Renormalization Group Decoder. Physical Review A 87, 062338. (Article publié).
  • *Landon-Cardinal O, Poulin D. (2013). Local topological order inhibits thermal stability in 2D. Physical Review Letters 110, 090502. (Article publié).
  • *Landon-Cardinal O, Flammia S, Silva M, Liu Y, Poulin D. (2011). Practical characterization of quantum devices without tomography. March Meeting 2012 of the American Physical Society. (Article publié).
  • *Da Silva MP, Flammia S, *Landon-Cardinal O, Liu Y, Poulin D. (2011). Practical characterization of quantum devices without tomography. Physical Review Letters 107, 210404. (Article publié).
  • *Duclos-Cianci G, Bombin H, Poulin D. (2011). Equivalence of Topological Codes and Fast Decoding Algorithms. 15th Workshop on Quantum Information Processing. (Article publié).
  • Temme K, Osborne T, Vollbrecht KG, Poulin D, Verstraete F. (2011). Quantum metropolis sampling. Nature 471:87,2011, (Article accepté).
  • *Duclos-Cianci G, Bombin H, Poulin D. (2010). Local equivalence of topological order: Kitaev's code and color codes. March Meeting 2011 of the American Physical Society. (Article publié).
  • Somma R, Poulin D, Qarry A, Verstraete F. (2010). Quantum simulation of time-dependent Hamiltonians and the convenient illusion of Hilbert space. March Meeting 2011 of the American Physical Society. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Qarry A, Somma R, Verstraete F. (2010). Quantum simulation of time-dependent Hamiltonians and the convenient illusion of Hilbert space. http://qip2011.quantumlah.org/scientificprogramme/abstract/158.pdf, (Article publié).
  • *Duclos-Cianci G, Poulin D. (2010). A renormalization group decoding algorithm for topological quantum codes. Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2010 IEEE, 1-5. (Article publié).
  • Bravyi S, Poulin D, Terhal B. (2009). Tradeoffs for reliable quantum information storage in 2D systems. Quantum Cryptography and Computing, 125- 137. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D. (2008). Preparing ground states of quantum many-body systems on a quantum computer. March Meeting 2009 of the American Physical Society. (Article publié).
  • Poulin D, Tillich J, Ollivier H. (2008). Quantum serial turbo-codes. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 55, 310-314. (Article publié).
  • Khoon Ng H, Blume-Kohout R, Poulin D, Viola L. (2008). The structure of preserved information in quantum processes. March Meeting 2008 of the American Physical Society. (Article publié).

Autres contributions

Présentations

  • (2013). The search for a new, self-correcting phase of matter. Statistical Physics of Quantum Matter. Taipei.
  • (2013). Remarks on self-correcting quantum memories. Last Frontiers in Quantum Information. Denali.
  • (2013). Decoherence and enemies. Decoherence and Friends: a conference in the honour of Wojciech Zurek, IQC, University of Waterloo. Waterloo.
  • (2013). Tradeoffs between thermal and quantum fluctuations in 2D quantum memories. Q+, Google+ Hangout. Sherbrooke.
  • (2013). Two dimensional quantum memories. Theory Canada 8, Bishop's University. Lenoxville.
  • (2013). Two dimensional quantum memories. Conférence de l'INTRIQ. Bromont.
  • (2013). Practical characterization of quantum devices without tomography. Yale University. New Haven.
  • (2013). Topological Quantum Error Correcting Codes. University of New Mexico. Las Cruces.
  • (2013). Tradeoffs between thermal and quantum fluctuations in 2D quantum memories. Workshop on Quantum Hamiltonian Complexity, Simons institute, University of California. Berkeley.
  • (2013). Two dimensional quantum memories. Sydney Quantum Information Theory workshop. Coogee.
  • (2012). Practical caracterization of quantum devices without tomography. Quantum Physics of Information School and Workshop, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Shanghai.
  • (2012). Topological Quantum Error Correcting Codes. 12th Asian Quantum Information Science Conference, Soochow University. Suzhou.
  • (2012). Practical caracterization of quantum devices without tomography. Quantum Systems and Technologies. Monte Verita.
  • (2012). Approche logiciel pour ordinateur quantique robuste : la topologie pour combattre les erreurs. Université de Montréal. Montréal.
  • (2012). Towards a quantum Hammersley-Clifford Theorem. Sydney Quantum Information Theory workshop. Coogee.
  • (2011). Belief Propagation in the Quantum World. Counting, Inference and Optimization on Graphs, Princeton University. Princeton.
  • (2011). Quantum Metropolis Sampling. Quantum Computer Science, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques. Montréal.
  • (2011). Decoding problem for topological quantum codes. Topological quantum computing, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. New York.
  • (2011). Practical characterization of quantum devices without tomography. CIfAR Meeting. Tremblant.
  • (2011). Universal topological phase of 2D stabilizer codes and decoding algorithms. California Institute of Technology. Pasadena.
  • (2011). Building robust quantum computers: software approach. McGill Physics Society Colloquium, McGill University. Montréal.
  • (2011). Quantum Metropolis Sampling. Southwest Quantum Information and Technology Annual Workshop. Boulder.
  • (2011). Quantum information: exploiting the weirdness of the atomic world for information processing. Champlain College. Lenoxville.
  • (2011). Local equivalence of topological order and decoding algorithms. Sydney quantum information theory workshop. Coogee.
  • (2011). Quantum simulation of time-dependent Hamiltonians and the convenient illusion of Hilbert space. 14th Workshop on Quantum Information Processing ( QIP 2011 ). Singapore.
  • (2010). A renormalization group decoding algorithm for topological quantum codes. IEEE Information Theory Workshop. Dublin.
  • (2010). Informatique quantique : exploiter les mystères du monde atomique pour le traitement de l'information. Midi-Science de l'AGES, Université de Sherbrooke. Sherbrooke.
  • (2010). Quantum Metropolis sampling: an algorithm to simulate thermal systems with a quantum computer. Workshop on quantum Algorithms, Computational Models, and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, University of British Columbia. Vancouver.
  • (2010). Fast renormalization group decoder for quantum topological codes. Workshop on Quantum Stastical Mechanics, Computation and Information, Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics. Trieste.
  • (2010). Quantum Metropolis sampling: an algorithm to simulate thermal systems with a quantum computer. Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Waterloo.
  • (2010). Quantum Metropolis sampling. McGill University. Montréal.
  • (2009). Markov entropy approximation scheme. Quantum Information and Quantum Spin Systems. Vienne.
  • (2009). Iterative quantum coding schemes: LDPC and turbo codes. Atelier de l'INTRIQ : Quantum coding theory for quantum information and quantum cryptography. Jouvence.
  • (2009). Iterative quantum coding schemes: LDPC and turbo codes. McGill University. Montréal.
  • (2009). Quantum thermodynamics on a quantum computer. APS March Meeting. Pittsburgh.
  • (2008). Preparing ground states of quantum many-body systems on a quantum computer. Société mathématique du Canada. Ottawa.
  • (2008). The statistical physics of quantum error correction. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Los Alamos.
  • (2008). Quantum graphical models and belief propagation. Classical and Quantum Information Theory. Santa Fe.
  • (2008). Half baked ideas on information loss in quantum field theory. California Institute of Technology. Los Angeles.
  • (2008). Preserved information in quantum processes. Southwest Quantum Information and Technology, California Institute of Technology. Santa Fe.
  • (2008). La physique statistique des codes correcteurs quantiques. Université de Sherbrooke. Sherbrooke.
  • (2008). Quantum graphical models and belief propagation. Sydney Quantum Information Theory Workshop. Coogee.
  • (2008). The statistical physics of quantum error correction. The University of Queensland. St-Lucia.
  • (2007). Preserved information in quantum processes. First International Conference on Quantum Error Correction, University of Southern California. Los Angeles.

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