The Quantum Pontiff

Congrats to Daniel Lidar, Seth Lloyd, and Barbara Terhal, for becoming the first three APS fellows selected through the APS topical group Quantum Information, Concepts, and Computation (GQI). Citations below the fold.


Citations from the aps website:

Lidar, Daniel
University of Soutern California
Citation: For his contributions to the theory of decoherence control of open quantum systems for quantum information processing, especially the decoherence free subspace method.
Nominated by: Quantum Information, Concepts, and Computation (GQI)

Lloyd, Seth
Massachusettes Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of quantum computation and quantum communication and their physical implementations.
Nominated by: Quantum Information, Concepts, and Computation (GQI)

Terhal, Barbara
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For her fundamental contributions to the theory of entanglement, quantum information theory, and quantum computational complexity.
Nominated by: Quantum Information, Concepts, and Computation (GQI)