Inst. für Theoretische Physik

Ramona Wolf

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Ramona Wolf

Institut für Theoretische Physik -- Quantum Information Group
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Appelstr. 2
30167 Hannover, Germany

Office: 007
Phone: +49 (0)511 762-17496
Email: ramona.wolf@...
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Research Interests

  • Anyons, subfactors and categories: fusion categories, the Haagerup subfactor, topological quantum computation, anyon chains
  • Quantum information theory: quantum communication, quantum key distribution, cryptography
  • Quantum machine learning: quantum neural networks, noise in QNNs, quantum tasks in fully quantum machine learning


  • Robust Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution
    • with:        René Schwonnek, Koon Tong Goh, Ignatius W. Primaatmaja, Ernest Y.-Z. Tan, Valerio Scarani, Charles C.-W. Lim
    • arXiv:      2005.02691
  • Generalized string-nets for unitary fusion categories without tetrahedral symmetry
  • Gauging Defects in Quantum Spin Systems
  • The F-symbols for the H3 Fusion Category
    • with:        Tobias J. Osborne, Deniz E. Stiegemann
    • arXiv:      1906.01322
  • Training deep quantum neural networks
  • From categories to anyons: a travelogue
    • with:        Kerstin Beer, Dmytro Bondarenko, Alexander Hahn, Maria Kalabakov, Nicole Knust, Laura Niermann, Tobias J. Osborne,                Christin Schridde, Stefan Seckmeyer, Deniz E. Stiegemann
    • arXiv:      1811.06670
  • Entanglement detection by violations of noisy uncertainty relations: A proof of principle

Conferences & Workshops

  • 01/2020     -     Workshop on Quantum Symmetries
    • at           Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, USA
  • 10/2019     -     Subfactors and Applications
    • at           Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany
  • 06/2019     -     Quantum Information
    • at           Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual, Benasque, Spain
  • 05/2019     -     Spring Institute on Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras
    • at           Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA
  • 03/2019     -     Research visit at the Centre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore
    • talk        Efficient Learning for Deep Quantum Neural Networks
    • at           Center for Quantum Technologies, Singapore
  • 05/2018     -     Secure Quantum Communications School
    • poster    F-Symbols for Trivalent Categories
    • at           Hotel Parador de Baiona, Spain
  • 01/2018     -     QIP
    • poster    F-Symbols for Trivalent Categories
    • at           QuTech, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
  • 10/2017     -     Probabilistic techniques and quantum information theory
    • at           Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France
  • 06/2017     -     Quantum Information
    • at           Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual, Benaqsue, Spain


  • Seminar Security of Quantum Key Distribution
  • Supervising students:
    • Source-device-independent quantum random number generation, M. Steinbach (Bachelor project)
    • Noise robustness of quantum neural networks, D. Scheiermann (Bachelor project)
    • Microscopic models for the Haagerup fusion category, A. Hahn (Master project)
    • Trivalent categories, C. Schridde (Bachelor project)
  • Tutor:
    • Seminar “Self-similarity and fractals”: PD Dr. Flohr
    • Computational Physics: Prof. Lein
    • Seminar “Special topics of classical theoretical physics”: Prof. Giulini


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