Steve Flammia

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University of Sydney

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Research Interests

I work on selected topics in quantum information theory. Specifically, I have worked on quantum metrology, quantum state and process tomography, and models of quantum computing, including measurement-based, adiabatic, holonomic and topological quantum computing.

Recent Publications

  • Topological Entanglement Renyi Entropy and Reduced Density Matrix Structure, S. T. Flammia, A. Hamma, T. L. Hughes, X.-G. Wen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 261601 (2009), arXiv: 0909.3305
  • D. Bacon, S. T. Flammia, Adiabatic Gate Teleportation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 120504 (2009), arXiv: 0905.0901
  • D. Gross, S. T. Flammia, J. Eisert, Most quantum states are too entangled to be useful as computational resources, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 190501 (2009), arXiv: 0810.4331
  • S. Boixo, A. Datta, M. J. Davis, S. T. Flammia, A. Shaji, C. M. Caves, Quantum Metrology: Dynamics vs. Entanglement, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 040403 (2008)., arXiv: 0805.2180
  • N. C. Menicucci, S. T. Flammia, O. Pfister, One-Way Quantum Computing in the Optical Frequency Comb, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 130501 (2008), arXiv: 0804.4468
  • S. Boixo, S. T. Flammia, C. M. Caves, and J. Geremia, Generalized limits for single-parameter quantum estimation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 090401, (2007), arXiv: quant-ph/0609179
  • Heralded Polynomial-Time Quantum State Tomography, Steven T. Flammia, David Gross, Stephen D. Bartlett, Rolando Somma, arXiv: 1002.3839
  • Quantum state tomography via compressed sensing, D. Gross, Y.-K. Liu, S. T. Flammia, S. Becker, J. Eisert, arXiv: 0909.3304


  • Adiabatic Quantum Transistors Workshop on Quantum Algorithms, Computational Models and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, Vancouver, Canada
  • Ultra fast quantum state tomography Quantum Measurement and Control Workshop, Sydney, Australia