John Preskill's Publications

1. Cosmological Production of Superheavy Magnetic Monopoles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1365-1368 (1979).

2. CP Nonconservation Without Elementary Scalar Fields (with E. Eichten and K. Lane), Phys. Rev. Lett. 45, 225-228 (1980).

3. Subgroup Alignment in Hypercolor Theories, Nucl. Phys. B177, 21-59 (1981).

4. Decoupling" Constraints on Massless Composite Particles (with S. Weinberg), Phys. Rev. D 24, 1059-1062 (1981).

5. Massless Composites with Massive Constituents (with S. Dimopoulos), Nucl. Phys. B199, 206-222 (1982).

6. Composite Quarks and Leptons, in Particles and Fields -- 1981: Testing the Standard Model, ed. C. Heusch and W. Kirk, New York (American Institute of Physics, 1982), p. 572-589.

7. Catalyzed Nucleon Decay in Neutron Stars (with S. Dimopoulos and F. Wilczek), Phys. Lett. 119B, 320-322 (1982).

8. Cosmology of the Invisible Axion (with M. Wise and F. Wilczek), Phys. Lett. 120B, 127-132 (1983).

9. Monopoles in the Very Early Universe, in the The Very Early Universe, ed. S. Hawking, G. Gibbons, and S. Siklos, Cambridge (Cambridge University Press, 1983), p. 119-146.

10. Fractional Charge and Magnetic Monopoles, in Magnetic Monopoles, ed. R. Carrigan and P. Trower, New York (Plenum Press, 1983), p. 111-126.

11. Anomalies and Fermion Masses in D Dimensions (with P. Frampton and H. van Dam), Phys. Lett. 124B, 209-211 (1983).

12. Dyon-Axion Dynamics (with W. Fischler), Phys. Lett. 125B, 165-170 (1983).

13. Monopoles in 1983, in Monopole '83, ed. J. Stone, New York (Plenum Press, 1984), p. 663-685.

14. Magnetic Monopoles, Ann. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 34, 461-530 (1984).

15. Magnetic Monopoles in Particle Physics and Cosmology, in Inner Space/Outer Space, ed. E. Kolb, D. Schramm, and M. Turner, Chicago (University of Chicago Press, 1985), p. 373-389.

16. Composite Fermions Without U(1)'s (with H. Georgi), Phys. Lett. 156B, 369-372 (1985).

17. A Supersymmetric Regulator (with B. Grinstein), CALT-68-1234 (1985), unpublished.

18. Topological Interpretation of Reducible Gauge Anomalies (with J. Feng), CALT-68-1278 (1985), unpublished.

19. Neutrino Masses and Family Symmetry (with B. Grinstein and M. Wise), Phys. Lett. 159B, 57-61 (1985).

20. The Significance of Voids (with S. Otto, D. Politzer, and M. Wise), Ap. J. 304, 62-74 (1986).

21. Poisson Clusters and Poisson Voids (with D. Politzer), Phys. Rev. Lett. 56, 99-102 (1986). Erratum

22. Chiral Gauge Theories in the 1/N Expansion (with E. Eichten, R. Peccei, and D. Zeppenfeld), Nucl. Phys. B268, 161-178 (1986).

23. Chiral Gauge Theories on the Lattice (with E. Eichten), Nucl. Phys. B268, 179-208 (1986).

24. Vortices and Monopoles, in Architecture of the Fundamental Interactions at Short Distances ed. P. Ramond and R. Stora, Amsterdam (North-Holland, 1987), p. 235-338.

25. Gauge Theories in the Many-Gluon Limit (with Sandip Trivedi), Nucl. Phys. B1A (Proc. Suppl.), 83-93 (1987).

26. Wormholes in Spacetime and the Constants of Nature, Nucl. Phys. B323, 141-186 (1989).

27. Wormholes in Spacetime and theta QCD (with S. Trivedi and M. B. Wise), Phys. Lett. 223B, 26-31 (1989).

28. Magnetic Wormholes and Topological Symmetry (with A. K. Gupta, J. Hughes, and M. B. Wise), Nucl. Phys. B333, 195-220 (1990).

29. Cosmic Strings, in Encyclopedia of Physics, second edition, ed. R. G. Lerner and G. L. Trigg, New York (VCH, 1991), p. 200-202.

30. Local Discrete Symmetry and Quantum-Mechanical Hair (with L. Krauss), Nucl. Phys. B B341, 50-100 (1990).

31. Spin Structures and Pin Structures (with B. Grinstein and R. Rohm), CALT-68-1428 (1989), unpublished

32. Gauge Anomalies in an Effective Field Theory, Ann. Phys. 210, 323-379 (1991).

33. Quantum Hair, Phys. Scripta T36 258-264 (1991).

34. Cosmology and Broken Discrete Symmetry (with S.P. Trivedi, F. Wilczek and M. Wise), Nucl. Phys. B363, 207-220 (1991).

35. Dynamical Effect of Quantum Hair (with S. Coleman and F. Wilczek), Mod. Phys. Lett. A6, 1631-1642 (1991).

36. Limitations on the Statistical Description of Black Holes (with P. Schwarz, A. Shapere, S. Trivedi and F. Wilczek), Mod. Phys. Lett. A6, 2353-2362 (1991).

37. Growing Hair on Black Holes (with S. Coleman and F. Wilczek), Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 1975-1978 (1991).

38. Internal Frame Dragging and a Global Analog of the Aharonov-Bohm Effect (with J. March-Russell and F. Wilczek), Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 2567-2571 (1992), hep-th/9112054 .

39. On Detecting Discrete Cheshire Charge (with M. Bucher and Kai-Ming Lee) Nucl. Phys. B386, 27-42 (1992), hep-th/9112040 .

40. Topological Approach to Alice Electrodynamics (with M. Bucher and Hoi-Kwong Lo), Nucl. Phys. B386, 3-26 (1992), hep-th/9112039 .

41. Quantum Field Theory of Nonabelian Strings and Vortices (with M. G. Alford, Kai-Ming Lee and J. March-Russell), Nucl. Phys. B384, 251-317 (1992), hep-th/9112038 .

42. Quantum Hair On Black Holes (with S. Coleman and F. Wilczek), Nucl. Phys. B378, 175-246 (1992), hep-th/9201059 .

43. Semilocal Defects, Phys. Rev. D 46, 4218-4231 (1992), hep-ph/9206216 .

44. Quantum Hair and Quantum Gravity (with S. Coleman, L.M. Krauss and F. Wilczek), Gen. Rel. Grav. 24, 9-16 (1992).

45. Decay of Metastable Topological Defects (with A. Vilenkin), Phys. Rev. D 47, 2324-2342 (1993), hep-ph/9209210 .

46. Do Black Holes Destroy Information? in Black holes, Membranes, Wormholes and Superstrings, ed. S. Kalara and D. V. Nanopoulos, Singapore (World Scientific, 1993) p. 22-39, hep-th/9209058 .

47. Nonabelian Vortices and Nonabelian Statistics (with Hoi-Kwong Lo), Phys. Rev. D 48, 4821-4834 (1993), hep-th/9306006.

48. Complementarity in Wormhole Chromodynamics (with Hoi-Kwong Lo and Kai-Ming Lee), Phys. Lett. B318, 287-292 (1993), hep-th/9308044 .

49. Black Hole, in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, ed. S. P. Parker, New York (McGraw-Hill, 1993), p. 58-60.

50. Black Hole Thermodynamics and Information Loss in Two-Dimensions (with T.M. Fiola, A. Strominger and S.P. Trivedi), Phys. Rev. D 50, 3987-4014 (1994), hep-th/9403137 .

51. Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (book review), Engineering and Science LVII, No. 4, 39-41 (1996).

52. Charge, in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. J. S. Rigden, New York (Macmillan, 1996), p. 189-191.

53. The Nature of Space and Time (book review), Phys. Today 49, No. 7, 60-61 (1996).

54. Cosmic Strings and Other Topological Defects (book review), Science 272, 966-967 (1996).

55. Foreword (with K. S. Thorne), in The Feynman Lectures on Gravitation, ed. B. Hatfield, New York (Addison-Wesley, 1996), p. vii-xxx.

56. Efficient Networks for Quantum Factoring (with D. Beckman, A.N. Chari and S. Devabhaktuni), Phys. Rev. A 54, 1034-1063 (1996), quant-ph/9602016 .

57. Reliable Quantum Computers, Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A454, 385-410 (1998), quant-ph/9705031 .

58. Quantum Computing: Pro and Con, Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A454, 469-486 (1998), quant-ph/9705032 .

59. Fault Tolerant Quantum Computation, in Introduction to Quantum Computation, ed. H.K. Lo, S. Popescu and T.P. Spiller (World Scientific, 1998), quant-ph/9712048 .

60. Robust Solutions to Hard Problems , Nature 391, 631-632 (1998).

61. Making Weirdness Work: Quantum Information and Computation , in Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE Aerospace Conference, ed. R. A. Profet (IEEE, 1998).

62. Topological Quantum Computation (with R. W. Ogburn), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1509: 341-356 (1999).

63. Unstable Door to the Future of Computing (book review) Nature 398, 118-119 (1999).

64. Battling Decoherence: The Fault-tolerant Quantum Computer, Phys. Today 52, No. 6, 24-30 (1999)

65. Plug-in Quantum Software , Nature 402, 357-358 (1999).

66. Quantum Information and Precision Measurement (with A. M. Childs and J. Renes), J. Mod. Opt. 47,155-176  (2000), quant-ph/9904021 .

67. Quantum Information and Physics: Some Future Directions, J. Mod. Opt. 47, 127-137 (2000), quant-ph/9904022 .

68. Simple Proof of Security of the BB84 Quantum Key Distribution Protocol (with P. W. Shor), Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 441-444 (2000), quant-ph/0003004 .

69. Encoding a Qubit in an Oscillator (with  D. Gottesman and A. Kitaev), Phys. Rev. A 64, 012310 (2001), quant-ph/0008040 .

70. Secure Quantum Key Distribution Using Squeezed States (with  D. Gottesman), Phys. Rev. A 63, 022309 (2001), quant-ph/0008046 .

71. Quantum Clock Synchronization and Quantum Error Correction, quant-ph/0010098 .

72. Causal and Localizable Quantum Operations (with D. Beckman, D. Gottesman, and M. A. Nielsen), Phys. Rev. A 64, 052309 (2001), quant-ph/0102043 .

73. Achievable Rates for the Gaussian Quantum Channel (with J. Harrington), Phys. Rev. A 64, 062301 (2001), quant-ph/0105058 .

74. Robustness of Adiabatic Quantum Computation (with A. M. Childs and E. Farhi), Phys Rev. A 65, 012322 (2002), quant-ph/0108048.

75. Measurability of Wilson Loop Operators (with D. Beckman, D. Gottesman, and A. Kitaev), Phys. Rev. D 65, 065022 (2002), hep-th/0110205 .

76. Topological Quantum Memory (with E. Dennis, A. Kitaev, and A. Landahl), J. Math. Phys. 43, 4452-4505 (2002), quant-ph/0110143 .

77.  Confinement-Higgs transition in a disordered gauge theory and the accuracy threshold for quantum memory (with C. Wang and J. Harrington), Ann. Phys. 303, 31-58 (2003), quant-ph/0207088 .

78.  Secure quantum key distribution with an uncharacterized source (with M. Koashi), Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 057902 (2003), quant-ph/0208155 .

79.  Security of quantum key distribution with imperfect devices (with D. Gottesman, H.-K. Lo, and N. Lütkenhaus), Quant. Inf. Comp. 4, 325-360 (2004), quant-ph/0212066.

80. Superselection rules and quantum protocols (with A. Kitaev and D. Mayers), Phys. Rev. A 69, 052326 (2004), quant-ph/0310088.

81. Comment on “The black hole final state” (with D. Gottesman), J. High Energy Phys. 0403, 026 (2004), hep-th/0311269.

82. Phase randomization improves the security of quantum key distribution (with H.-K. Lo), quant-ph/0504209.

83. Quantum accuracy threshold for concatenated distance-3 codes (with P. Aliferis and D. Gottesman), Quant. Inf. Comp. 6, 097-165 (2006), quant-ph/0504218.

84. Topological entanglement entropy (with A. Kitaev), Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 110404 (2006), hep-th/0510092.

85. Fault-tolerant quantum computation with long-range correlated noise (with D. Aharonov and A. Kitaev), Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 050504 (2006), quant-ph/0510231.

86. Security of quantum key distribution using weak coherent states with nonrandom phases (with H.-K. Lo), Quant. Inf. Comp. 7, 431-458 (2007), quant-ph/0610203.

87. Accuracy threshold for postselected quantum computation (with P. Aliferis and D. Gottesman), Quant. Inf. Comp. 8, 181-244 (2008), quant-ph/0703264.

88. Black holes as mirrors: quantum information in random subsystems (with P. Hayden), J. High Energy Phys. 0709, 120 (2007), arXiv:0708.4025.

89. Fault-tolerant quantum computation against biased noise (with P. Aliferis), Phys. Rev. A 78, 052331 (2008), arXiv:0710.1301.

90. Fault-tolerant computing with biased-noise superconducting qubits (with P. Aliferis, F. Brito, D. P. DiVincenzo, M. Steffen, and B. M. Terhal), New Journal of Physics 11, 013061 (2009), arXiv:0806.0383.

91. The Fibonacci scheme for fault-tolerant quantum computation (with P. Aliferis), Phys. Rev. A 79, 012332 (2009), arXiv:0809.5063.

92. Fault-tolerant quantum computation versus Gaussian noise (with H. K. Ng), Phys. Rev. A 79, 032318 (2009), arXiv:0810.4953.

93. Wars of the holographic world (book review). Physics World 21, No. 12, 41-42 (2008).

94. Combining dynamical decoupling with fault-tolerant quantum computation (with H. K. Ng and D. Lidar), Phys. Rev. A 84, 012305 (2011), arXiv:0911.3202.

95. Interface between topological and superconducting qubits (with L. Jiang and C. L. Kane), Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 130504 (2011), arXiv:1010.5862.

96. Logical operator tradeoff for local quantum codes (with J. Haah), Phys. Rev. A 86, 032308 (2012), arXiv:1011.3529.

97. Quantum algorithms for quantum field theories (with S. P. Jordan and K. S. M. Lee), Science 336, 1130-1133 (2012), arXiv:1111.3633.

98. Quantum computation of scattering in scalar quantum field theories (with S. P. Jordan and K. S. M. Lee), Quant. Inf. Comp. 14, 1014-1080 (2014), arXiv:1112.4833 (2011).

99. Quantum computing and the entanglement frontier, in The Theory of the Quantum World: Proceedings of the 25th Solvay Conference on Physics, ed. D. Gross, M. Henneaux, and A. Severin (World Scientific, 2013), p. 63-90, arXiv.1203.5813.

100. Sufficient condition on noise correlations for scalable quantum computing, Quant. Inf. Comp. 13, 181-194 (2013), arXiv.1207.6131.

101. Optimal Bacon-Shor codes (with J. Napp), Quant. Inf. Comp. 13, 490-510 (2013), arXiv:1209.0794.

102.  Fault-tolerant quantum computation with asymmetric Bacon-Shor codes (with P. Brooks), Phys. Rev. A 87, 032310 (2013), arXiv:1211.1400.

103. Protected gates for superconducting qubits (with P. Brooks and A. Kitaev), Phys. Rev. A 87, 052306 (2013), arXiv:1302.4122.

104. Unitarity of black hole evaporation in final-state projection models (with S. Lloyd), J. High Energy Phys. 08, 126 (2014), arXiv:1308.4209.

105. Can we exploit the weirdness of quantum mechanics?, Physics World 26, No. 10, 45-46 (2013).

106. Universal form for quark and neutrino mass matrices (with Z.-C. Gu), Phys. Rev. D 92, 113005 (2015), arXiv:1401.6616 (2014).

107. Quantum algorithms for fermionic quantum field theories (with S. P. Jordan and K. S. M. Lee), arXiv:1404.7115 (2014).

108. Protected gates for topological quantum field theories (with M. E. Beverland, O. Buerschaper, R. Koenig, F. Pastawski, and S. Sijher), J. Math. Phys. 57, 022201 (2016), arXiv:1409.3898.

109. Can long-range interactions stabilize quantum memory at nonzero temperature? (with O. Landon-Cardinal, B. Yoshida, and D. Poulin), Phys. Rev. A 91, 032303 (2015), arXiv:1501.04112.

110. Holographic quantum error-correcting codes: Toy models for the bulk/boundary correspondence (with F. Pastawski, B. Yoshida, and D. Harlow), J. High Energy Phys. 2020, 149 (2015), arXiv:1503.06237.

111. Error correction for encoded quantum annealing (with F. Pastawski), Phys. Rev. A 93, 052325 (2016), arXiv:1511.00004.

112. Quantum Shannon theory, arXiv:1604.07450 (2016).

113. Code properties from holographic geometries (with F. Pastawski), Phys. Rev. X 7, 021022 (2017), arXiv:1612.00017.

114. BQP completeness of scattering in scalar quantum field theory (with S. Jordan, H. Krovi, and K. Lee), Quantum 2, 44 (2018), arXiv:1703.00454.

115. Achieving the Heisenberg limit in quantum metrology using quantum error correction (with S. Zhou, M. Zhang, and L. Jiang), Nature Communications 9, 78 (2018), arXiv:1706.02445.

116. Three-dimensional color code thresholds via statistical-mechanical mapping (with Aleksander Kubica, Michael E. Beverland, Fernando Brandao, and Krysta M. Svore), Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 180501 (2018), arXiv:1708:07131.

117. Quantum computing in the NISQ era and beyond, Quantum 2, 79 (2018), arXiv:1801:00862.

118. Remembering Stephen Hawking’s greatest scientific accomplishment – and my famous bet against him, TIME, 15 March 2018.

119. Stephen Hawking (1942–2018), Science 360:6385, 156 (2018).

120. Cellular-automaton decoders with provable thresholds for topological codes (with Aleksander Kubica), Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 020501 (2019), arXiv:1809.10145 (2018).

121. Simulating quantum field theory with a quantum computer, The 36th Annual International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory -- LATTICE2018, arXiv:1811.10085 (2018).

122. Continuous symmetries and approximate quantum error correction (with Philippe Faist, Sepehr Nezami, Victor V. Albert, Grant Salton, Fernando Pastawski, and Patrick Hayden), arXiv:1902.07714 (2019).

123. Foreword, in Quantum Information Meets Quantum Matter, by Bei Zeng, Xie Chen, Duan-Lu Zhou, and Xiao-Gang Wen (Springer, 2019), p. v– vii.

124. Why I called it “quantum supremacy, Quanta Magazine, 2 October 2019.

125. Distributed quantum sensing enhanced by continuous-variable error correction (with Quntao Zhuang and Liang Jiang), New J. Physics 22, 022001 (2020), arXiv:1910.14156.

126. Robust encoding of a qubit in a molecule (with Victor Albert and Jacob Covey), Physical Review X 10, 03150 (2020), arXiv:1911.00099.

127. Models of quantum complexity growth (with Fernando Brandao, Wissam Chemissany, Nicholas Hunter-Jones, and Richard Kueng), arXiv:1912.04297 (2019).

128. Coherence in logical quantum channels (with Joseph Iverson), New. J. Physics 22, 073066 (2020), arXiv:1912:04319.

129. Predicting many properties of a quantum system from very few measurements (with Hsin-Yuan Huang and Richard Kueng), Nature Physics 16, 1050-1057 (2020), arXiv:2002.08953.

130. The ghost in the radiation: Robust encodings of the black hole interior (with Isaac Kim and Eugene Tang), J. High Energy Physics 2020, 031 (2020),  arXiv:2003.05451.

131. Mixed state entanglement from local randomized measurements (with Andreas Elben, Richard Kueng, Hsin-Yuan Huang, Rick van Bijnen, Christian Kokail, Marcello Dalmonte, Pasquale Calabrese, Barbara Kraus, Peter Zoller, and Benoît Vermersch), Phys. Rev. Letters 125, 200501 (2020), arXiv:2007.06305.

132. Spotting black holes in the lab, Quanta Magazine, 15 July 2020.

133. Building a fault-tolerant quantum computer using concatenated cat codes (with Christopher Chamberland, Kyungjoo Noh, Patricio Arrangoiz-Arriola, Earl T. Campbell, Connor T. Hann, Joseph Iverson, Harald Putterman, Thomas C. Bohdanowicz, Steven T. Flammia, Andrew Keller, Gil Refael, Liang Jiang, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Oskar Painter, Fernando G. S. L. Brandão), arXiv:2012:04108.

134. Collisions of false-vacuum bubble walls in a quantum spin chain (with  Ashley Milsted, Junyu Liu, Guifre Vidal), arXiv:2012.07243.

135. Information-theoretic bounds on quantum advantage in machine learning (with  Hsin-Yuan Huang, Richard Kueng), arXiv:2101.02464.

136. Efficient estimation of Pauli observables by derandomization (with Hsin-Yuan Huang, Richard Kueng), arXiv:2103.xxxxx.



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