James Quach

Dr James Quach

Ramsay Fellow

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Dr Quach is a Ramsay Fellow at the University of Adelaide. Prior to this he was a Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute of Photonics Science in Barcelona, and a JSPS Fellow at the University of Tokyo. He completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne in Physics.

Dr Quach research interest is in all things quantum. He works in quantum technology, quantum computing, quantum biology, quantum cognition, quantum chaos, quantum thermodynamics, and quantum gravity.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Chin, T. J., Suter, D., Ch’ng, S. F., & Quach, J. (2021). Quantum Robust Fitting. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 12622 LNCS, 485-499.
    2020 Quach, J. Q., & Munro, W. J. (2020). Using Dark States to Charge and Stabilize Open Quantum Batteries. Physical Review Applied, 14(2), 8 pages.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS13
    2020 Quach, J. Q. (2020). Fisher information and the weak equivalence principle of a quantum particle in a gravitational wave. European Physical Journal C, 80(10), 5 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS3
    2020 de Almeida, J. O., Lewenstein, M., & Quach, J. Q. (2020). Significant nonclassical paths with atoms and cavities in the double-slit experiment. Physical Review A, 102(4), 1-10.
    2020 Bahamonde, S., Faizal, M., Quach, J. Q., & Norte, R. A. (2020). Quantum Weak Equivalence Principle and the Gravitational Casimir Effect in Superconductors. International Journal of Modern Physics D, 29(14), 1-9.
    2019 Quach, J. (2019). Weak equivalence principle with a quantum particle in a gravitational wave. Physical Review D, Particles and fields.
    2019 Quach, J. Q. (2019). Dual to the anomalous weak-value effect of photon-polarization separation. Physical Review A, 100(5), 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2019 Piga, A., Lewenstein, M., & Quach, J. (2019). Quantum chaos and entanglement in ergodic and non-ergodic systems. Physical Review E, 99(3), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus13 Europe PMC1
    2018 Quach, J. (2018). Dual of the generalised quantum Cheshire cat. Physical Review A.
    2018 Quach, J., Almeida, J., & Riera, A. (2018). Comment on “Nonclassical Paths in Quantum Interference Experiments”. Physical Review Letters.
    2017 Quach, J. Q. (2017). Erratum: Gravitational Casimir Effect [Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 081104 (2015). Physical review letters, 118(13), 139901.
    DOI Scopus6
    2017 Quach, J. Q. (2017). Which-way double-slit experiments and Born-rule violation. Physical Review A, 95(4), 042129-1-042129-7.
    DOI Scopus9
    2016 Quach, J. Q. (2016). Spin gravitational resonance and graviton detection. Physical Review D, 93(10), 104048-1-104048-6.
    DOI Scopus9
    2015 Quach, J. Q. (2015). Gravitational Casimir effect. Physical Review Letters, 114(8), 081104-1-081104-5.
    DOI Scopus48
    2015 Quach, J. Q. (2015). Foldy-Wouthuysen transformation of the generalized Dirac Hamiltonian in a gravitational-wave background. Physical Review D, 92(8), 084047-1-084047-5.
    DOI Scopus11
    2014 Henry, R., Quach, J., Su, C. -H., Greentree, A., & Martin, A. (2014). Negative refraction of excitations in the Bose-Hubbard model. Physical Review A, 90(4), 043639-1-043639-5.
    DOI Scopus3
    2014 Quach, J. Q. (2014). Beats and expansion of two-component Bose-Einstein condensates in the Thomas-Fermi limit. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, 47(21), 215007-1-215007-8.
    DOI Scopus2
    2014 Van Wyngarden, A. L., Mar, K. A., Quach, J., Nguyen, A. P. Q., Wiegel, A. A., Lin, S. Y., . . . Boering, K. A. (2014). The non-statistical dynamics of the <sup>18</sup>O + <sup>32</sup>O <inf>2</inf> isotope exchange reaction at two energies. Journal of Chemical Physics, 141(6), 064311.
    DOI Scopus17
    2013 Quach, J., Su, C., & Greentree, A. (2013). Transformation optics for cavity array metamaterials. Optics Express, 21(5), 5575-5581.
    DOI Scopus3
    2013 Quach, J. Q. (2013). Disorder-correlation-frequency-controlled diffusion in the Jaynes-Cummings-Hubbard model. Physical Review A, 88(5), 053843-1-053843-5.
    DOI Scopus7
    2012 Quach, J., Su, C., Martin, A., & Greentree, A. (2012). Domain structures in quantum graphity. Physical Review D, 86(4), 044001-1-044001-11.
    DOI Scopus5
    2011 Quach, J., Su, C., Martin, A., Greentree, A., & Hollenberg, L. (2011). Reconfigurable quantum metamaterials. Optics Express, 19(12), 11018-11033.
    DOI Scopus39
    2009 McKellar, B. H. J., Okuniewicz, I., & Quach, J. (2009). Non-Boltzmann behavior in models of interacting neutrinos. Physical Review D, 80(1), 013011-1-013011-9.
    DOI Scopus2
    2009 Quach, J., Makin, M., Su, C., Greentree, A., & Hollenberg, L. (2009). Band structure, phase transitions, and semiconductor analogs in one-dimensional solid light systems. Physical Review A, 80(6), 063838-1-063838-7.
    DOI Scopus28
    2009 Quach, J. (2009). Proof Of The Invalidity Of The Boltzmann Property In The FMO Many-Body Neutrino Model. arXiv: 0903.1410 [hep-ph].
    2009 McKellar, B. H. J., Okuniewicz, I., & Quach, J. (2009). Solvable model kinetic equations with non-Boltzmann properties. International Journal of Modern Physics A, 24(6), 1087-1096.
    DOI Scopus2
    Quach, J., McGhee, K., Ganzer, L., Rouse, D., Lovett, B., Gauger, E., . . . Virgili, T. (n.d.). An organic quantum battery.
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2020 Chin, T. J., Suter, D., Ch'ng, S. F., & Quach, J. (2020). Quantum Robust Fitting. In H. Ishikawa, C. -L. Liu, T. Pajdla, & J. Shi (Eds.), 15th Asian Conference on Computer Vision, ACCV 2020 Vol. 12622 (pp. 485-499). Switzerland: Springer.
    2011 Quach, J., Su, C., Martin, A., Greentree, A., & Hollenberg, L. (2011). Engineering electromagnetic metamaterials from coupled cavity arrays. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers (pp. 276-278).
    2008 McKellar, B. H. J., Okuniewicz, I., & Quach, J. (2008). Model kinetic equations with non-Boltzmann properties. In Proceedings of the Conference in Honor of C. N. Yang's 85th Birthday: Statistical Physics, High Energy, Condensed Matter and Mathematical Physics (pp. 171-182). WORLD SCIENTIFIC.
    DOI Scopus2
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2008 Quach, J., Chun, H., Makin, M., Andrew, G., & Hollenberg, L. (2008). Band Theory of Solid Light In Coupled Cavity Systems. Poster session presented at the meeting of 18th Australian Institute of Physics Congress. Adelaide.
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2012 Quach, J. (2012). Novel applications of condensed matter theory: solid-light, quantum metamaterials, and quantum graphity. (PhD Thesis).
    2006 Quach, J. (2006). A Theoretical Investigation Into the Validity Of the Boltzmann Property In the FMO Model.
  • Working Paper

    Year Citation
    2018 Quach, J., Jessica, A., & Lewenstein, M. (2018). Testing Born rule violation with quantum marking.
    2018 Quach, J. (2018). Weak equivalence principle violation with a quantum particle in a gravitational wave.

Quantum Mechanics III

Introduction to Quantum Computing

  • Position: Ramsay Fellow
  • Phone: 83131711
  • Email: james.quach@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: The Braggs, floor 1
  • Room: 1 78
  • Org Unit: Physics

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