Abolfazl Bayat


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2004-2008                    Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN                  Ph.D

2003-2004                    Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN                  M.S

1998-2002                    Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN                  B.S 

Work Experience

2008-2011                  University College London, London, UK                                           Postdoctoral Research Associate

2011-2013                  Institute of Theoretical Physics, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany      Postdoctoral Research Associate 

2013-2017                  University College London, London, UK                                           Research Associate

2017-                          University of Electronic Science and Technology of China               Professor

Research Interest

quantum computing ; quantum communication

Selected Publications

1.  Impurity critical scaling from quantum thermodynamics.  Abolfazl Bayat, Tony J. G. Apollaro, Simone Paganelli, Gabriele De Chiara, Henrik  Johannesson, Sougato Bose, Pasquale Sodano. 

2.  On the entanglement structure of the two-channel Kondo model Bedoor Alkurtass, Abolfazl Bayat, Ian Affleck, Sougato Bose, Henrik Johannesson, Pasquale Sodano , Erik Sorenson, Karyn Le Hur .arXiv:1509.02949. 

3.  Self assembled Wigner crystals as mediators of spin currents and quantum information. Bobby Antonio, Abolfazl Bayat, Sanjeev Kumar, Michael Pepper, Sougato Bose, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 216804 (2015). 

4.  Universal Single-Frequency Oscillations in a Quantum Impurity System After a Local Quench .Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose, Henrik Johannesson and Pasquale Sodano  Phys. Rev. B  92, 155141 (2015). 

5.  Integrated information storage and transfer with a coherent magnetic device.  Ning Jia, Leonardo Banchi, Abolfazl Bayat, Guangjiong Dong, Sougato Bose Scientific Reports 5, 13665 (2015). 

6.  Measurement-Assisted Quantum Communication in Spin Channels with Dephasing. Abolfazl Bayat, Yasser Omar New J. Phy. 17, 103041 (2015). 

7.  Quantum Dot Spin Cellular Automata for Realizing a Quantum Processor. Abolfazl Bayat, Charles E. Creffield, John H. Jefferson, Michael Pepper, Sougato Bose, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 30, 105025 (2015). 

8.  Adiabatic many-body state preparation and information transfer in quantum dot arrays Umer Farooq, Abolfazl Bayat, Stefano Mancini, Sougato Bose Phys. Rev. B 91, 134303 (2015) 

9.  An Order Parameter for Impurity Systems at Quantum Criticality Abolfazl Bayat, Henrik Johannesson, Sougato Bose and Pasquale Sodano Nature Communications 5, 3784 (2014). 

10.  Arbitrary perfect state transfer in d-level spin chains  Abolfazl Bayat  Phys. Rev. A  89, 062302 (2014). 

11.  Measurement induced dynamics for quantum communication in strongly correlated Systems. Sima Pouyandeh, Farhad Shahbazi, Abolfazl Bayat Phys. Rev. A 90, 012337 (2014). 

12.  Exploiting Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Strongly Correlated Systems for Entanglement Amplification. Abolfazl Bayat, Salvatore M. Giampaolo, Fabrizio Illuminatti, Martin. B. Plenio Phys. Rev. A 88, 022319 (2013). 

13.  Long distance entanglement generation through coherent directed transport of Neutral atoms in unmodulated optical lattices. Morteza Rafiee, Abolfazl Bayat .Quantum Information and Computation 14, 0777 (2014). 

14.  Entanglement probe of two-impurity Kondo physics in a spin chain.Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose, Pasquale Sodano, Henrik Johannesson. Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 066403 (2012). 

15.  Exploiting Kondo spin chains for generating long range distance independent entanglement Abolfazl Bayat, Pasquale Sodano, Sougato Bose Quantum Information Processing 11, 89 (2012). 

16.  Initializing an unmodulated spin chain to operate as a high quality quantum data-  bus Abolfazl Bayat, Leonardo Banchi, Sougato Bose, Paola Verrucci.  Phys. Rev. A  83, 062328 (2011). 

17.  Entanglement Enhanced Information Transfer through Strongly Correlated Systems and its Application to Optical Lattices.  Song Yang, Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose.  Phys. Rev. A  84, 020302(R) (2011). 

18.  Non-Perturbative Entangling Gates between Distant Qubits using Uniform Cold Atom Chains. Leonardo Banchi, Abolfazl Bayat, Paola Verrucchi, Sougato Bose. Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 140501 (2011). 

19.  Entanglement Routers Using Macroscopic Singlets.  Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose and Pasquale Sodano. Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 187204 (2010). 

20.  Spin Filtering and Entanglement Swapping through Coherent Evolution of a Single Quantum Dot. Jose G. Coello, Abolfazl Bayat, John Jefferson, Sougato Bose, Charles Creffield. Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 080502 (2010). 

21.  Engineering Long Range Distance Independent Entanglement via Local Manipulation of a Kondo Spin Chain. Abolfazl Bayat,  Pasquale Sodano, Sougato Bose.  International Journal of Quantum Information 9, 49 (2011). 

22.  Kondo Cloud Mediated Long Range Entanglement After Local Quench in a Spin Chain.Pasquale Sodano, Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose, Phys. Rev. B 81, 100412(R) (2010). 

23.  Negativity as the entanglement measure to probe the Kondo regime in the spin chain Kondo model. Abolfazl Bayat, Pasquale Sodano, Sougato Bose, Phys. Rev. B 81, 064429 (2010). 

24.  Spin State Transfer in Laterally Coupled Quantum Dot Chains with Disorders. Song Yang, Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose. Phys. Rev. A 82, 022336 (2010). 

25.  Global Control Methods for GHZ State Generation on 1-D Ising Chain. Xiaoting Wang, Abolfazl Bayat, Sophie G. Schirmer, Sougato Bose .Phys. Rev. A 82, 012330 (2010) 

26.  Robust Entanglement in Anti-ferromagnetic Heisenberg Chains by Single-spin Optimal Control. Xiaoting Wang, Abolfazl Bayat, Sophie G. Schirmer, Sougato Bose. Phys. Rev. A  81, 032312 (2010) 

27.  Information Transferring Ability of the Different Phases of a finite XXZ Spin Chain. Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose. Phys. Rev. A 81, 012304 (2010). 

28.  Memory effect in spin chains. Abolfazl Bayat, Stefano Mancini, Daniel Burgarth, Sougato Bose, Phys. Rev. A 77, 050306 (R) (2008). 

29.  Entanglement transfer through an Anti ferromagnetic spin chain. Abolfazl Bayat, Sougato Bose, Advances in Mathematical Physics, Vol: 2010, 127182 (2010). 

30.  Transfer of d-Level quantum states through spin chains by  random swapping.  Abolfazl Bayat, Vahid Karimipour, Phys. Rev. A 75, 022321 (2007). 

31.  Threshold distances for transmission of EPR pairs through Pauli channels. Abolfazl Bayat, Vahid Karimipour, Iman Marvian, Phys. Lett. A 355, Issue 2, 81 (2006). 

32.  Thermal effects on quantum communication through spin chains. Abolfazl Bayat, Vahid Karimipour, Phys. Rev. A 71, 042330 (2005)