Dr Ilya Sinayskiy (Sinaysky, Sinaiski)

Dr Ilya Sinayskiy (Sinaysky, Sinaiski)

Staff: Senior Lecturer

 

Education:

Candidate of Science Degree (PhD) – Samara State University, Russia,

(presented Oct 2006, approved Jan 2007)

 

Recent Work History:

January 2008 – November 2009: Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. F. Petruccione

December 2009 – May 2016:NITheP Researcher

June 2016 – till now: Senior Lecturer (Physics), School of Chemistry and Physics, UKZN

 

Rated Y2 (Young researcher) by NRF from 2013 to 2018.

Rated C1 (Established researcher) by NRF from 2019 to 2024.

 

ArXiv pre-prints can be found here,

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Recent Publications:

1. IS, F Petruccione & D Burgarth “Dynamics of nonequilibrium thermal entanglement” Phys. Rev. A 78, 062301 (2008) – link

2. A Sergi, IS & F Petruccione “Numerical and analytical approach to the quantum dynamics of two coupled spins in bosonic baths” Phys. Rev. A 80, 012108 (2009) – link

3. , E Ferraro, A Napoli, A Messina & F Petruccione”Non-Markovian dynamics of an interacting qubit pair coupled to two independent bosonic baths” J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42 (2009) 485301 – link

4. N Pumulo, IS & F Petruccione “Non-equilibrium thermal entanglement for a three spin chain” Physics Letters A (2011) – link

5. IS, N Pumulo & F Petruccione “Non-equilibrium thermal entanglement for simple qubit systems” Rev. Mex. Fis. (2011) –

6. IS, A Marais, F Petruccione & A Ekert “Decoherence-Assisted Transport in a Dimer System” Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 020602 (2012) – link

7. S. Attal, F Petruccione”Open quantum walks on graphs” (with F.Petruccione and S. Attal), Physics Letters A (2012) –

8. S Attal, F Petruccione, C Sabot & IS “Open Quantum Random Walks” J Stat Phys (2012) – link

9. IS & F Petruccione “Efficiency of open quantum walk implementation of dissipative quantum computing algorithms”, QuantumInformationProcessing (2012) – link

10. IS & F Petruccione “Properties of open quantum walks on Z” Phys. Scr. T151 014077 (2012) – link

11. A Ghesquière, IS & F Petruccione “Non-equilibrium thermal entanglement in a two-particle system” Phys. Scr. T151 014017 (2012) – link

12. V Semin, IS & F Petruccione “Initial correlation in a system of a spin coupled to a spin bath through an intermediate spin” Phys. Rev. A 86 062114 (2012) – link

13. A Marais, , , F Petruccione & A Ekert”Decoherence-assisted transport in quantum networks” (with A. Marais, A. Kay, F. Petruccione and A. Ekert), New J. Phys. 15 013038 (2013) – link

14. R Sweke, IS & F Petruccione “Dissipative preparation of large W states in optical cavities” Phys. Rev. A 87, 042323 (2013) – link

15. R Sweke, IS & F Petruccione “Dissipative preparation of generalized Bell states” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 46 104004 (2013) – link

16. A Ghesquière, IS & F Petruccione “Dynamics and non-equilibrium steady state in a system of coupled harmonic oscillators” Physics Letters A, Vol. 377, Issues 28–30, 1682 (2013) – link

17. IS & F Petruccione “Open Quantum Walks: a short introduction” J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 442 012003 (2013) – link

18. IS & F Petruccione “Microscopic Derivation of Open Quantum Walk on Two-Node Graph” Open Syst. Inf. Dyn. 20, 1340007 () – link

19. V Semin, IS & F Petruccione “Arbitrary spin in a spin bath: Exact dynamics and approximation techniques” Phys. Rev. A 89 012107 (2014)

20. M Schuld, IS & F Petruccione “Quantum walks on graphs representing the firing patterns of a quantum neural network” Phys. Rev. A 89 032333 (2014)

21. IS & F Petruccione “Quantum optical implementation of open quantum walks”, Int. J. Quantum Inform. Vol. 12, No. 2 (2014) 1461010

22. R Sweke, IS & F Petruccione “Simulation of single – qubit open quantum systems”, Phys. Rev. A 90 022331 (2014)

23. M Schuld, IS & F Petruccione “The quest for a Quantum Neural Network”, Quantum Information Processing (2014)

24. M Schuld, IS & F Petruccione “Quantum Computing for Pattern Classification”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol 8862, Springer (2014) –

25. M Schuld, IS & F Petruccione “Simulating a perceptron on a quantum computer”, Physics Letters A, 379 pp. 660-663, (2015)

26. M Schuld, IS & F Petruccione “An introduction to quantum machine learning”, Contemporary Physics, Vol 56, Issue 2, 172 (2015)

27. A Marais, IS, F Petruccione & R van Grondelle “A quantum protective mechanism in photosynthesis”, Scientific Reports 5 8720, (2015) – link

28. R Sweke, IS, D Bernard & F Petruccione Universal simulation of Markovian open quantum systems”, Phys. Rev. A 91 062308 (2015)

29. IS & F Petruccione “Microscopic derivation of open quantum walks”, Phys. Rev. A 92 032105 (2015)

30. IS & F Petruccione “Microscopic derivation of open quantum Brownian motion: a particular example”, Phys. Scr. T165 014017 (2015)

31. R Sweke, M Sanz, IS, F Petruccine & E Solano “Digital quantum simulation of many-body non-Markovian dynamics”, Phys. Rev. A 94 022317 (2016) –

32. M Schuld, IS & F Petruccione “Prediction by linear regression on a quantum computer”, Phys. Rev. A 94 022342 (2016)

33. C L Latune, IS & F Petruccione “Quantum force estimation in arbitrary non-Markovian Gaussian baths” Phys. Rev. A 94 052115 (2016) – link

34. IS & F Petruccione “Steady-State control of open Quantum Brownian Motion”, Fortschritte der Physik, Vol 65, Issues 6-8, 1600063 (2017)

35. B. Adams, IS & F Petruccione “An open quantum system approach to the radical pair mechanism”, Scientific Reports 8 15719 (2018) – link

36. A. Marais et al, “The Future of Quantum Biology”,

37. Y H Goolam Hossen, IS & F Petruccione, “Non-reversal Open Quantum Walks”, Open Syst. Inf. Dyn. 20, 4,  1850017 (2018) – link

38. C L Latune, IS and F Petruccione, “Apparent temperature: demystifying the relation between quantum coherence, correlations, and heat flows“, Quantum Sci. Technol. 4 025005 (2019) – link

39. IS and F Petruccione, “Open Quantum Walks: A mini review of the field and recent developments”, Eur. Phys. J. Spec. Top. (2019) – link

40. Y Ismail, IS and F. Petruccione, “Integrating machine learning techniques in quantum communication to characterize the quantum channel”, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 36, B116-B121 (2019) – link

41. C L Latune, IS and F Petruccione, “Quantum coherence, many-body correlations, and non-thermal effects for autonomous thermal machines“, Scientific Reports 9, 3191 (2019) – link

42. M Mwalaba, IS and F Petruccione, “Dynamics and thermalization in a simple mesoscopic fermionic bath”, Phys. Rev. A99, 052102 (2019) – link

43. C L Latune, IS and F Petruccione, “Energetic and entropic effects of bath-induced coherences”, Phys. Rev. A99, 052105 (2019) – link

 

 

Teaching experience:

1. Mathematical Methods (24 lec, Hons lvl, Sem 1; 2010 – 2019)

2. Short course on “Open quantum systems” (6 lec, internship students, Hons lvl, June-July 2011)

3. Short course on “Quantum computation” (6 lec, internship students, Hons lvl, June-July 2011)

4. Quantum Mechanics 2 (24 lec, Hons lvl, Sem 1; 2013, 2018-2019)

5. “Introduction to the Theory of Open Quantum Systems” (24 lec, Hons lvl, Sem 2; 2014)

6. Statistical Mechanics (24 lec. Hon lvl, 2015  – 2019)

7. Introduction to The Nuclear and Particle Physics (24 periods, 3rd year lvl, 2016 – 2018)

8. PHYS 151 – Engineering Physics 1A (Part2: Periodic Motion, Mechanical Waves, Sound, Elements of Thermal Physics; 24 lec; 2017)

Contact Details:

Office : H3-20 (03-090)

Postal address: UKZN, School of Chemistry and Physics, Westville Campus
Private Bag X54001, Durban 4000, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)31 2608133
e-mail: Sinayskiy@ukzn.ac.za