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Dr. G. Chiribella

PhD Pavia, Italy
Associate Professor


Tel: (+852) 2859 2193
Fax: (+852) 2559 8447
Email: giulio<at>cs.hku.hk
Homepage: http://www.cs.hku.hk/~giulio
Research group homepage: http://qift.weebly.com/
CIFAR-Azrieli Global Scholar.
Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Physics A.
Member of the Standing Committee of the International Colloquia on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics (ICGTMP).
Fellow of the National Virgilian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts, Italy.

Research Interests

Quantum information theory, quantum networks, information-theoretic foundations of quantum mechanics.

Selected Publications

  • G. Chiribella, Y. Yang, and J. Huang, Universal Superreplication of Unitary Gates , Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 120504 (2015)
  • G. Chiribella and C. M. Scandolo, Entanglement and thermodynamics in general probabilistic theories, New J. Phys. 17, 103027 (2015)
  • G. Chiribella and G. Adesso, Quantum Benchmarks for Pure Single-Mode Gaussian States, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 010501 (2014)
  • G. Chiribella, Y. Yang, and A. C.-C. Yao, Quantum Replication at the Heisenberg Limit, Nature Communications 4, 2915 (2013)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, P. Perinotti, and B. Valiron, Quantum computations without definite causal order, Phys. Rev. A 88, 022318 (2013)
  • G. Chiribella and J. Xie, Optimal design and quantum benchmarks for coherent state amplifiers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 213602 (2013)
  • G. Chiribella, Perfect Discrimination of No-Signalling Channels via Quantum Superposition of Causal Structures , Phys. Rev. A 86, 040301, Rapid Communications (2012)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, and P. Perinotti, Informational Derivation of Quantum Theory, Phys. Rev. A 84, 012311 (2011)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, and P. Perinotti, Probabilistic Theories with Purification, Phys. Rev. A 81, 062348 (2010)
  • A. Bisio, G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, S. Facchini, and P. Perinotti, Optimal Quantum Learning of an Unknown Unitary Transformation , Phys. Rev. A 81, 032324 (2010)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, and P. Perinotti, Theoretical Framework for Quantum Networks, Phys. Rev. A 80 022339 (2009)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, and P. Perinotti, Transforming Quantum Operations: Quantum Supermaps, EPL 83, 30004 (2008)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, and P. Perinotti , Quantum Circuits Architecture, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 060401 (2008)
  • G. Chiribella and G. M. D'Ariano, Quantum Information Becomes Classical when Distributed to Many Users, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 250503 (2006)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, and M. F. Sacchi, Optimal Estimation of Group Transformations Using Entanglement , Phys. Rev. A 72, 042338 (2005)
  • G. Chiribella, G. M. D'Ariano, P. Perinotti, and M. F. Sacchi, Efficient Use of Quantum Resources in the Transmission of a Reference Frame, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 180503 (2004)

Recent Research Grants

  • CIFAR-Azrieli Global Scholars Fund, Quantum Information Science Program, project duration: 07/2016-06/2018. Position in the project: Principal Investigator
  • The Observer Observed: a Bayesian Route to the Reconstruction of Quantum Theory, FQXi Large Grant, project duration: 07/2016-06/2018. Position in the project: Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator
  • Energy-Efficient Quantum Information Processing, Hong Kong RGC General Research Found, project duration: 10/2016-09/2019. Position in the project: Principal Investigator
  • The fundamental principles of information dynamics, FQXI Large Grant, project duration 10/2013-09/2015. Position in the project: Principal Investigator
  • Efficient Quantum Devices at the Heisenberg Bound (renewal), National Science Foundation of China, Research Fund for International Young Scientists, project duration 07/2013-06/2014. Position in the project: Principal Investigator
  • Efficient Quantum Devices at the Heisenberg Bound, National Science Foundation of China, Research Fund for International Young Scientists, project duration 07/2013-06/2014. Position in the project: Principal Investigator
  • 1000 Talents of China Young Investigator Grant, project duration: 8/2012-07/2015. Position in the project: Principal Investigator