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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology D-index 84 Citations 46,741 263 World Ranking 93 National Ranking 44
Physics D-index 89 Citations 51,801 296 World Ranking 1584 National Ranking 808

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2007 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For seminal contributions to the theory of quantum computation and quantum communication and their physical implementations


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Statistics
  • Photon

His main research concerns Quantum mechanics, Quantum computer, Quantum information, Quantum error correction and Quantum algorithm. His Quantum computer study combines topics in areas such as Development, Complex system and Set. His Quantum information study is concerned with the field of Quantum as a whole.

His work on Quantum biology as part of general Quantum study is frequently linked to Fenna-Matthews-Olson complex, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Quantum error correction research includes themes of Quantum channel, Quantum network, Statistical physics and Quantum operation. His work deals with themes such as Algorithm, Polynomial and Theoretical computer science, which intersect with Quantum algorithm.

His most cited work include:

  • Least squares quantization in PCM (8907 citations)
  • Gaussian quantum information (1835 citations)
  • Advances in quantum metrology (1832 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Seth Lloyd mainly investigates Quantum, Quantum mechanics, Quantum computer, Quantum information and Statistical physics. His Quantum study incorporates themes from Hamiltonian, Theoretical physics and Computation. His studies deal with areas such as Theoretical computer science and Topology as well as Quantum computer.

Seth Lloyd has included themes like Open quantum system and Quantum information science in his Quantum information study. His study in Open quantum system is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Classical mechanics and Quantum dynamics, Quantum process. His Quantum error correction research is under the purview of Quantum algorithm.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Quantum (32.68%)
  • Quantum mechanics (32.14%)
  • Quantum computer (20.36%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Quantum (32.68%)
  • Quantum computer (20.36%)
  • Quantum algorithm (15.71%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Seth Lloyd spends much of his time researching Quantum, Quantum computer, Quantum algorithm, Statistical physics and Quantum mechanics. His study in Quantum state and Quantum information is carried out as part of his studies in Quantum. The study incorporates disciplines such as Quantum entanglement and Quantum simulator in addition to Quantum information.

His Quantum computer study also includes

  • Qubit which connect with Eigenvalues and eigenvectors,
  • Topology which is related to area like Quantum channel, Quantum operation, Quantum neural network and Quantum network. The Quantum algorithm study combines topics in areas such as Matrix, Applied mathematics and Unitary transformation. His study in Quantum mechanics focuses on Hamiltonian in particular.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Quantum machine learning (953 citations)
  • Quantum transport simulations in a programmable nanophotonic processor (242 citations)
  • Advances in photonic quantum sensing (236 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Statistics
  • Artificial intelligence

His primary scientific interests are in Quantum, Quantum algorithm, Quantum information, Quantum computer and Statistical physics. His Quantum research incorporates elements of Photonics, Artificial neural network, Sampling, Exponential function and Electronic engineering. Seth Lloyd has researched Quantum information in several fields, including Quantum state, Quantum simulator, Quantum operation and Quantum process.

His studies in Quantum process integrate themes in fields like Quantum technology, Open quantum system, Theoretical physics and Quantum information science. His research in Quantum computer intersects with topics in Computation and Qubit. His Qubit research entails a greater understanding of Quantum mechanics.

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Best Publications

Least squares quantization in PCM

S. Lloyd.
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (1982)

18280 Citations

Quantum-enhanced measurements: beating the standard quantum limit.

Vittorio Giovannetti;Seth Lloyd;Lorenzo Maccone.
Science (2004)

2420 Citations

Universal Quantum Simulators

Seth Lloyd.
Science (1996)

2411 Citations

Advances in quantum metrology

Vittorio Giovannetti;Seth Lloyd;Lorenzo Maccone.
Nature Photonics (2011)

2402 Citations

Gaussian quantum information

Christian Weedbrook;Stefano Pirandola;Raúl García-Patrón;Nicolas J. Cerf.
Reviews of Modern Physics (2012)

2017 Citations

Quantum metrology

Vittorio Giovannetti;Seth Lloyd;Lorenzo Maccone.
Physical Review Letters (2005)

1782 Citations

Josephson persistent-current qubit

J.E. Mooij;T.P. Orlando;L. Levitov;Lin Tian.
Science (1999)

1766 Citations


Lorenza Viola;Emanuel Knill;Seth Lloyd.
Physical Review Letters (1999)

1586 Citations


Lorenza Viola;Seth Lloyd.
Physical Review A (1998)

1517 Citations

Quantum Superposition of Macroscopic Persistent-Current States

Caspar H. van der Wal;A.C.J. ter Haar;F.K. Wilhelm;R.N. Schouten.
Science (2000)

1323 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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