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Dr Paul Skrzypczyk

Dr Paul Skrzypczyk

Dr Paul Skrzypczyk

Royal Society University Research Fellow and Lecturer

Area of research

Quantum information and foundations

Office 3.54
HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8719

Research summary

My primary research interest is quantum theory, in particular, the renewed understanding that has been gained with the advent of quantum information. I am interested in many aspects of quantum theory, however, the main sub-areas that I am mostly focused on are quantum nonlocality, measurement incompatibility, and quantum thermodynamics. 

In quantum theory the way that actions in one place effect far away places is much more intricate and fascinating than in classical physics. In particular, quantum theory allows for 'nonlocal' effects, whereby actions in one place seemingly affect another distant place instantaneously, although this can only ever be confirmed ...

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Biography

As of August 2018 I am a Lecturer and Royal Society University Research Fellow within the group of Quantum Information and Foundations. Prior to this, since 2016 I have been a Royal Society Research Fellow at Bristol. Before moving back to Bristol I was a research fellow in the group of Antonio Acin at ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona between 2013 and 2015, and a postdoctoral researcher in the group of Richard Jozsa at University of Cambridge between 2011 and 2013. I obtained my PhD from University of Bristol, under the supervision of Sandu Popescu, between 2007 ...

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Selected publications

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