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 Selected Recent Publication

 

Most of my papers can be found in arXiv. For a comprehensive list of publications see my CV Lattes (in Portuguese)  or my Google Scholar page.

Reversing the direction of heat flow using quantum correlations, K. Micadei, J. P. S. Peterson, A. M. Souza, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, G. T. Landi, T. B. Batalhão, R. M. Serra, and E. Lutz | Nature Communications 10, 2456 (2019) | pdf | arXiv| featured in:  ScienceNews ; The Times ; MIT Technology Review ; Newsweek  ; Europa Press ;  Folha de S. Paulo ; Revista Pesquisa FAPESP ; Quanta Magazine

Coherence effects in the performance of the quantum Otto heat engine, P. A. Camati, J. F. G. Santos, and R. M. Serra | Phys. Rev. A 99, 062103 (2019) | arXiv | 

Experimental characterization of a spin quantum heat engine, J. P. S. Peterson, T. B. Batalhão, M. Herrera, A. M. Souza, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, R. M. Serra | arXiv:1803.06021 |

Role of quantum coherence in the thermodynamics of energy transfer, C. I. Henao and R. M. Serra | Physical Review E 97, 062105 (2018) | arXiv |

 

Verifying Detailed Fluctuation Relations for Discrete Feedback Controlled Quantum Dynamics, P. A. Camati and R. M. Serra | Physical Review A 97, 042127 (2018)  | arXiv |

 

DFT-inspired methods for quantum thermodynamics, M. Herrera, R. M. Serra, and I. D'Amico | Scientific Reports 7,  4655 (2017) | arXiv |

 

Experimental rectification of entropy production by a Maxwell's Demon in a quantum system, P. A. Camati, J. P. S. Peterson, T. B. Batalhão, K. Micadei, A. M. Souza, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, and R. M. Serra | Physical Review Letters 117, 240502 (2016) | arXiv | featured in: Physics (APS) Viewpoint: Maxwell’s Demon Meets Nonequilibrium Quantum Thermodynamics, Pesquisa FAPESP Quantum demonPro-physik ( Wiley-VCH) Maxwellscher Dämon bei der Arbeit, Lenta (Moscow based newspaperПолучен демон Максвелла, and highlighted as Editors' Suggestion

 

Irreversibility and the arrow of time in a quenched quantum system, T. B. Batalhao, A. M. Souza, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, M. Paternostro, E. Lutz, and R. M. Serra | Physical Review Letters 115, 190601 (2015) | arXiv | featured in: Physics (APS) Viewpoint: Nuclear Spin Points out Arrow of Time; Physics World (IOP) Physicists put the arrow of time under a quantum microscope, PhysOrg Physicists confirm thermodynamic irreversibility in a quantum systemPesquisa FAPESP Irreversible disorder in the world of atoms., and highlighted as Editors' Suggestion
 

Practical security analysis of two-way quantum key distribution protocols based on non-orthogonal states, C. I. Henao and R. M. Serra |Physical Review A 92, 052317 (2015) | arXiv |

 

Coherent measurements in quantum metrology, K. Micadei, D. A. Rowlands, F. A. Pollock, L. C. Céleri, R. M. Serra, and K. Modi | New Journal of Physics 17, 023057 (2015) | arXiv |

 

Experimental Reconstruction of Work Distribution and Study of Fluctuation Relations in a Closed Quantum System, T. B. Batalhão, A. M. Souza, L. Mazzola, R. Auccaise, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, J. Goold, G. De Chiara, M. Paternostro, and R. M. Serra | Physical Review Letters 113, 140601 (2014) | arXiv | featured in: Pesquisa FAPESP Spin engines and highlighted as Editors' Suggestion

 

Nonadiabatic quantum state engineering driven by fast quench dynamics, M. Herrera, M. S. Sarandy, E. I. Duzzioni, and R. M. Serra | Physical Review A 89, 022323 (2014) | arXiv |

 

Thermodynamic cost of acquiring information, K. Micadei, R. M. Serra, and L. C. Céleri | Physical Review E 88, 062123 (2013) | arXiv |

 

Quantum Discord in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Systems at Room Temperature, J. Maziero, R. Auccaise, L. C. Céleri, D. O. Soares-Pinto, E. R. de Azevedo, T. J. Bonagamba, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, and R. M. Serra | Braz. J. of Physics 43, 86 (2013) | arXiv | invited contribution; article commissioned by editors of BJP

 

Quantum delayed-choice experiment in an environment with arbitrary white noise, J. G. Filgueiras, R. S Sarthour, A. M. de Souza, I. S. Oliveira, R. M. Serra and L. C. Céleri | J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 46, 245301 (2013) | arXiv |

 

Observer invariance of the collapse postulate of quantum mechanics, M. A. da Silva Jr., R. M. Serra, and L. C. Céleri | Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 27, 1345013 (2013) | arXiv | invited contribution to the special issue: 'Classical Vs Quantum correlations in composite systems' edited by L. Amico, S. Bose, V. Korepin and V. Vedral

 

Experimental estimate of a classicality witness via a single measurement, G. H. Aguilar, O. Jiménez Farías, J. Maziero, R. M. Serra, P. H. S. Ribeiro, and S. P. Walborn | Physical Review Letters 108, 063601 (2012) |

 

Long-range quantum discord in critical spin systems, J. Maziero, L. C. Céleri, R. M. Serra, and M. S. Sarandy | Physics Letters A 376, 1540 (2012) |arXiv|

 

Experimental analysis of the quantum complementarity principle, R. Auccaise, R. M. Serra, J. G. Filgueiras, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, and L. C. Céleri | Physical Review A 85, 032121 (2012) | arXiv |

 

Nuclear magnetic resonance quantum information processing, R. M. Serra and I. S. Oliveira | Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 370, 4615 (2012) |

 

Classicality witness for two-qubit states, J. Maziero and R. M. Serra | Int. J. Quantum Information 10, 1250028 (2012) | arXiv |

 

On the quantumness of correlations in nuclear magnetic resonance, D. O. Soares-Pinto, R. Auccaise, J. Maziero, A. Gavini-Viana, R. M. Serra, and L. C. Céleri | Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 370, 4821 (2012) | arXiv |

 

Environment-induced sudden transition in quantum discord dynamics, R. Auccaise, L. C. Celeri, D. O. Soares-Pinto, E. R. deAzevedo, J. Maziero, A. M. Souza, T. J. Bonagamba, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, and R. M. Serra | Physical Review Letters 107, 140403 (2011) | arXiv |

 

Experimentally witnessing the quantumness of correlations, R. Auccaise, J. Maziero, L. C. Celeri, D. O. Soares-Pinto, E. R. deAzevedo, T. J. Bonagamba, R. S. Sarthour, I. S. Oliveira, R. M. Serra | Physical Review Letters 107, 070501 (2011) | arXiv |

 

Quantum computation in continuous time using dynamic invariants, M.S. Sarandy, E.I. Duzzioni, and R.M. Serra | Physics Letters A 375, 3343 (2011) | arXiv |

 

Theoretical and experimental aspects of quantum discord and related measures, L. C. Céleri, J. Maziero, and R. M. Serra | Int. J. Quantum Information 9, 1837 (2011) | arXiv | invited contribution to the special issue: 'Quantum Correlations: entanglement and beyond'

 

Equivalence between Redfield and master equation approaches for a time-dependent quantum system and coherence control, D. O. Soares-Pinto, M. H. Y. Moussa, J. Maziero, E. R. deAzevedo, T. J. Bonagamba, R. M. Serra, L. C. Céleri | Physical Review A 83, 062336 (2011) | arXiv |

 

Quantum and classical thermal correlations in the XY spin-1/2 chain, J. Maziero, H. C. Guzman, L. C. Celeri, M. S. Sarandy, R. M. Serra | Physical Review A 82, 012106 (2010) | arXiv |

 

Sudden change in quantum and classical correlations and the Unruh effect, L. C. Celeri, A. G. S. Landulfo, R. M. Serra, and G. E. A. Matsas | Physical Review A 81, 062130 (2010) | arXiv |

 

Nonclassical correlation in NMR quadrupolar systems, D. O. Soares-Pinto, L. C. Celeri, R. Auccaise, F. F. Fanchini, E. R. deAzevedo, J. Maziero, T. J. Bonagamba, and R. M. Serra | Physical Review A 81, 062118 (2010) | arXiv |

 

System-reservoir dynamics of quantum and classical correlations, J. Maziero, T. Werlang, F. F. Fanchini, L. C. Céleri, and R. M. Serra | Physical Review A 81, 022116 (2010) | arXiv |

 

Classical and quantum correlations under decoherence, J. Maziero, L. C. Céleri, R. M. Serra, and V. Vedral | Physical Review A 80, 044102 (2009) | arXiv |