Andrew Daley

Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde
Ph.D., Physics, University of Innsbruck, 2005

My research centers on the boundary between many-body physics, quantum optics, and AMO physics. Over the course of the last 10 years, advances in experiments with ultracold quantum gases have made possible the realization of strongly interacting systems, which can be used to explore complex many-body phenomena. Motivated by and in connection with these experiments, we explore novel phenomena on a theoretical level with analytical and numerical techniques.

In particular, we are interested in the non-equilibrium dynamics of quantum gases, treating both coherent many-body dynamics (e.g., transport dynamics, or the exploration of metastable many-body states and their associated quantum phases), and dissipative many-body dynamics (e.g., heating of quantum gases in optical potentials, or engineering dissipative driving to produce complex many-body states). We are also interested more generally in quantum simulation and the implementation of quantum computing in many-body systems.

Most Cited Publications: 
  1. "Time-dependent density-matrix renormalization-group using adaptive effective Hilbert spaces," A J Daley, C Kollath, U Schollwöck and G Vidal, J. Stat. Mech.: Theor. Exp. P04005 (2004)
  2. "Repulsively bound atom pairs in an optical lattice," K. Winkler, G. Thalhammer, F. Lang, R. Grimm, J. Hecker Denschlag, A. J. Daley, A. Kantian, H. P. Büchler and P. Zoller, Nature 441, 853 (2006)
  3. "Quantum Computing with Alkaline-Earth-Metal Atoms," Andrew J. Daley, Martin M. Boyd, Jun Ye, and Peter Zoller, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 170504 (2008)
  4. "Atomic Three-Body Loss as a Dynamical Three-Body Interaction," A. J. Daley, J. M. Taylor, S. Diehl, M. Baranov, and P. Zoller, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 040402 (2009)
  5. "Measuring Entanglement Growth in Quench Dynamics of Bosons in an Optical Lattice," A. J. Daley, H. Pichler, J. Schachenmayer, and P. Zoller, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 020505 (2012)
Recent Publications: 
  1. "Dynamics of many-body localization in the presence of particle loss," EPL van Nieuwenburg, J Yago Malo, A J Daley and M H Fischer, arXiv:1706.00788v1
  2. "Particle statistics and lossy dynamics of ultracold atoms in optical lattices," J. Yago Malo, E. P. L. van Nieuwenburg, M. H. Fischer, and A. J. Daley, arXiv:1709.03464v1
  3. "Signatures of Many-Body Localization in a Controlled Open Quantum System," Henrik P. Lüschen, Pranjal Bordia, Sean S. Hodgman, Michael Schreiber, Saubhik Sarkar, Andrew J. Daley, Mark H. Fischer, Ehud Altman, Immanuel Bloch, Ulrich Schneider, Phys. Rev. X 7, 011034 (2017)
  4. "Efficient tomography of a quantum many-body system," B. P. Lanyon, C. Maier, M. Holzäpfel, T. Baumgratz, C. Hempel, P. Jurcevic, I. Dhand, A. S. Buyskikh, A. J. Daley, M. Cramer, M. B. Plenio, R. Blatt, C. F. Roos, arXiv:1612.08000
  5. "Tunable Electron-Electron Interactions in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Nanostructures," Guanglei Cheng, Michelle Tomczyk, Alexandre B. Tacla, Hyungwoo Lee, Shicheng Lu, Josh P. Veazey, Mengchen Huang, Patrick Irvin, Sangwoo Ryu, Chang-Beom Eom, Andrew Daley, David Pekker, and Jeremy Levy, Phys. Rev. X 6, 041042 (2016)
  6. "Andreev Molecules in Semiconductor Nanowire Double Quantum Dots," Zhaoen Su, Alexandre B. Tacla, Moïra Hocevar, Diana Car, Sébastien R. Plissard, Erik P.A.M. Bakkers, Andrew J. Daley, David Pekker, Sergey M. Frolov, arXiv:1611.00727

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