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Dr Runyao Duan

ARC Future Fellow and Professor, Director of Quantum Computation Laboratory
Core Member, Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems

Email: Runyao.Duan"at"uts.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 9514 4619
Fax: +61 2 9514 4517
Room: CB10.03.341 (map)
Mailing address: PO Box 123, Broadway NSW 2007, Australia

Biography

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science, July 2006, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Dissertation Title: “Quantum Entanglement Transformation and Quantum Operation Discrimination”. Dissertation Supervisor: Professor Mingsheng Ying.

Bachelor in Computer Science, July 2002, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China.

Employment

July 2012—Present, ARC Future Fellow and Professor, Director of Quantum Computation Laboratory, Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems (QCIS), Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT), University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), NSW 2007, Australia

August 2010—June 2012, Associate Professor, Director of Quantum Computation Laboratory, Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems (QCIS), Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT), University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), NSW 2007, Australia

December 2008—August 2010, Senior Lecturer, Director of Quantum Computation Laboratory, Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems (QCIS), Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT), University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), NSW 2007, Australia

October 2007—April 2008, Visiting Research Scientist, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, 2260 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. Host: Professor Yaoyun Shi.

August 2006—July 2009, Assistant Professor, State Key Laboratory of Intelligent Technology and Systems, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. (On leave since December 2008).

Selected Honours and Prizes

December 2006, China Computer Federation Excellent Ph.D. Thesis Award (Ranked No. 1 among 7 winners)

September 2006, Excellent Ph.D. Thesis Award of Tsinghua University (first class)

July 2006,  Excellent Ph.D. Graduate of Tsinghua University

June 2006, New Academic Star of Tsinghua University (Ranked No. 1 of 10 of 18, 000 graduate students)
 
Semtember 2005, Microsoft Research Fellowship Award

December 2004: 12. 9 Scholarship of Tsinghua University (first class)


Research Areas

1.  Quantum information theory

2.  Quantum state/operation discrimination

3.  Quantum zero-error information theory

4.  Measurement-based quantum computation

Research Grants

1.  2012.1-2014.12: Quantum effects in zero-error communication. Chief Investigators: Runyao Duan. Partner Investigator: Andreas Winter. Australian Research Council (ARC Discovery Projects). Total Amount: AUD 260,000.

2.  2012.07 - 2016.06: Quantum privacy: a mathematical foundation and novel solutions for highly secure communications. Australian Research Council (ARC Future Fellowship). Runyao Duan, Sole Investigator. Total Amount: AUD 677,842.

3.  2010.1-2011.12: UTS Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme. Faithful transmission of quantum Information with noisy channels. Runyao Duan, Sole Investigator. Project Advisor: Prof. Mingsheng Ying, UTS. Total Amount: AUD 24,848.

4.  2008.1-2011.12: Quantum software: theory and methodology.  National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Grant No.60621062. Runyao Duan, Co-Investigator. (Chief-Investigator: Prof. Mingsheng Ying). Total Amount: CNY 2,000,000.

5.  2008.1-2010.12: Quantum state discrimination and the calculation of channel capacity. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Grant No. 60702080.  Runyao Duan, Principal Investigator. Total Amount: CNY 230,000.

6.  2006.12-2008.12: Quantum computational models. Hi-Tech Research & Development Program of China (863 Project), Grant No. 2006AA01Z102. Runyao Duan, Principal Investigator. Total Amount: CNY 600,000.

7.  2004.12-2006.6: Ph.D. Student Creative Foundation of Tsinghua University (for PhD student). Quantum catalysis and its applications. Sole Investigator. Project Advisor: Prof. Mingsheng Ying. Total Amount: CNY 40,000.

Community Services

1.  I am currently the Director of Quantum Computation Laboratory.

2.  I have been serving as a referee for Physical Review Letters, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Computers, Physical Review A, Quantum Information and Computation, International Journal of Theoretical Physics, and Chinese Physics Letters, etc.

Research Publications

All publications

1.  Runyao Duan, Simone Severini, and Andreas Winter. Zero-Error Communication via Quantum Channels, Noncommutative Graphs, and a Quantum Lovasz Number. IEEE Transaction on Information Theory 2013, vol.59, no.2, pp.1164-1174. (ARC ranked A*, 2011 ISI impact factor:3.009). 11 pages. View Details

2.  Nengkun Yu, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Four Locally Indistinguishable Ququad-Ququad Orthogonal Maximally Entangled States. Physical Review Letters 2012, 109(2): 020506. 5 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

3.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Bisimulation for quantum processes. Accepted by the 38th Annual ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL2011). View Details

4.  Jianxin Chen, Xie Chen, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji and Bei Zeng. No-go theorem for one-way quantum computing on naturally occurring two-level systems. Preprint. Submitted, 2010. View Details

5.  Runyao Duan, Simone Severini and Andreas Winter. Zero-error communication via quantum channels, non-commutative graphs and a quantum Lovasz theta function. Submitted, 2010. View Details

6.  Runyao Duan and Yaoyun Shi. When is there a multipartite maximum entangled state? Quantum Information and Computation 2010, 10(11-12): 925-935. 11 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.379). View Details

7.  Yangjia Li, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Local unambiguous discrimination with remaining entanglement. Physical Review A 2010, 82(3): 032339. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

8.  Xie Chen, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Bei Zeng. Quantum state reduction for universal measurement based computation. Physical Review Letters 2010, 105(2): 020502. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

9.  Eric Chitambar, Runyao Duan, and Yaoyun Shi. Multipartite-to-bipartite entanglement transformations and polynomial identity testing. Physical Review A 2010, 81(5): 052310. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

10.  Runyao Duan, Yu Xin, and Mingsheng Ying. Locally indistinguishable subspaces spanned by three-qubit unextendible product bases. Physical Review A 2010, 81(3): 032329. 10 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

11.  Nengkun Yu, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Optimal simulation of a perfect entangler. Physical Review A 2010, 81(3): 032328. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

12.  Nengkun Yu, Cheng Guo, Eric Chitambar, and Runyao Duan. Tensor rank of the tripartite state |W\rangle^{\otimes n}. Physical Review A 2010, 81(1): 014301. 3 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

13.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. The Perfect distinguishability of quantum operations. AQIS'10, 10'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2010, Tokyo, Japan, August 27—31, 2010. (Long talk). View Details

14.  Runyao Duan and Yaoyun Shi. When is there a multipartite maximum entangled state? AQIS’10, 10'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2010, Tokyo, Japan, August 27—31, 2010. (Short talk). View Details

15.  Runyao Duan, Markus Grassl, Zhengfeng Ji, and Bei Zeng. Multi-error-correcting amplitude damping codes. 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2010), Austin, Texas, USA, June 13-18, 2010. View Details

16.  Mingsheng Ying, Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng and Zhengfeng Ji. Predicate transformer semantics of quantum programs, in S. Gay and I. Mackie (eds.), Semantic Techniques in Quantum Computation. Cambridge University Press 2009. View Details

17.  Lin Chen, Eric Chitambar, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Andreas Winter. Tensor rank and stochastic entanglement catalysis for multipartite pure states. Physical Review Letters 2010, 105(20): 200501. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

18.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Perfect distinguishability of quantum operations, Physical Review Letters 2009, 103(21): 210501. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

19.  Eric Chitambar and Runyao Duan. Nonlocal Entanglement Transformations Achievable by Separable Operations. Physical Review Letters 2009, 103(11): 110502. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

20.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Yu Xin, and Mingsheng Ying. Distinguishability of quantum states by separable operations. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2009, 55(3): 1320-1330. 11 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

21.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Locally undetermined states, generalized Schmidt decomposition, and application in distributed computing. Quantum Information and Computation 2009, 9(11-12): 997-1012. 16 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.379). View Details

22.  Mingsheng Ying, Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Zhengfeng Ji. An algebra of quantum processes. ACM Transactions on Computational Logic (TOCL) 2009, 10(3): 19. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.766). View Details

23.  Runyao Duan. Super-activation of zero-error capacity of noisy quantum channels. AQIS’09, 9'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2009, Nanjing, China, August 26-29, 2009. (Long talk). View Details

24.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Local distinguishability of multipartite unitary operations. Physical Review Letters 2008, 100(2):020503. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

25.  Runyao Duan and Yaoyun Shi. Entanglement between two uses of a noisy multipartite quantum channel enables perfect transmission of classical information. Physical Review Letters 2008, 101(2): 020501. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

26.  Eric Chitambar, Runyao Duan, and Yaoyun Shi. Tripartite Entanglement Transformations and Tensor Rank. Physical Review Letters 2008, 101(14): 140502. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

27.  Zhengfeng Ji, Guoming Wang, Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Parameter estimation of quantum channels. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2008, 54(11): 5172-5185. 14 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

28.  Yu Xin and Runyao Duan. Local distinguishability of orthogonal 2\otimes 3 pure states. Physical Review A 2008, 77(1):012315. 10 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

29.  Xiaodi Wu and Runyao Duan. Exact quantum search by parallel unitary discrimination schemes. Physical Review A 2008, 78(1): 012303. 8 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

30.  Runyao Duan, Yu Xin and Mingsheng Ying. Locally indistinguishable subspaces spanned by three-qubit unextendible product bases. AQIS’08, 8'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2008, Seoul, South Korea, August 25-31, 2008. (Long talk). View Details

31.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Entanglement is not necessary for perfect discrimination between unitary operations. Physical Review Letters 2007, 98(10): 100503. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

32.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Distinguishing arbitrary multipartite basis unambiguously using local operations and classical communication. Physical Review Letters 2007, 98(23): 230502. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

33.  Yu Xin and Runyao Duan. Conditions for entanglement transformation between a class of multipartite pure states with generalized Schmidt decompositions. Physical Review A 2007, 76(4): 044301. 3 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

34.  Jianxin Chen, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, Mingsheng Ying, and Jun Yu. Existence of universal entangler. Journal of Mathematical Physics 2007, 49(1):012103. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:1.085). View Details

35.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Proof rules for purely quantum programs. Theoretical Computer Science 2007, 386:151-166. 16 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:0.806). View Details

36.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Probabilistic bisimilarities between quantum processes. Information and Computation 2007, 205:1608-1639. 32 pages. (ARC ranked B, 2008 ISI impact factor:1.504). View Details

37.  Mingsheng Ying, Jianxin Chen, Yuan Feng, and Runyao Duan. Commutativity of quantum weakest preconditions. Information Processing Letters 2007, 104(4):152-158. 7 pages. View Details

38.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Yu Xin and Mingsheng Ying. Distinguishability of quantum states by separable operations. AQIS’07, 7'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2007, Kyoto, Japan, September 3 - 6, 2007. (Long talk). View Details

39.  Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Identification and distance measures of measurement apparatus. Physical Review Letters 2006, 96(20):200401. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

40.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Partial recovery of quantum entanglement. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2006, 52 (7): 3080-3104. 25 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

41.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Zhengfeng Ji. Optimal dense coding with arbitrary pure entangled states. Physical Review A 2006, 74(1):012310. 5 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

42.  Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Boundary effect of deterministic dense coding. Physical Review A 2006, 73(3):034307. 3 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

43.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Relation between catalyst-assisted transformation and multiple-copy transformation for bipartite pure states. Physical Review A 2006, 74(4):042312. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

44.  Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Some issues in quantum information theory. Journal of Computer Science and Technology 2006, 21(5): 776--789. 14 pages. View Details

45.  Xiaoming Sun, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. The existence of quantum entanglement catalysts. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2005, 51(1): 75-80. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

46.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Catalyst-assisted probabilistic entanglement transformation. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2005, 51(3):1090-1101. 12 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

47.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Entanglement-assisted transformation is asymptotically equivalent to multiple-copy transformation. Physical Review A 2005, 72(2): 024306. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

48.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Xin Li, and Mingsheng Ying. Trade-off between multiple-copy entanglement transformation and entanglement catalysis. Physical Review A 2005, 71(6): 062306. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

49.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Xin Li, and Mingsheng Ying. Multiple-copy entanglement transformation and entanglement catalysis. Physical Review A 2005, 71(4): 042319. 10 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

50.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Efficiency of deterministic entanglement transformation. Physical Review A 2005, 71(2): 022305. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

51.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Condition and capability of quantum state separation. Physical Review A 2005, 72(1): 012313. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

52.  Zhengfeng Ji, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Comparability of multipartite entanglement. Physics Letters A 2004, 330(6): 418-423. 6 pages. (ARC ranked B, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.174). View Details

53.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Unambiguous discrimination between mixed quantum states. Physical Review A 2004, 70(1): 012308. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

54.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. When catalysis is useful for probabilistic entanglement transformation. Physical Review A 2004, 69(6): 062310. 5 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

55.  Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Quantum operation, quantum Fourier transform and semi-definite programming. Physics Letters A 2004, 323(1): 48-56. 9 pages. (ARC ranked B, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.174). View Details

56.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. An equivalence of entanglement-assisted transformation and multiple-copy entanglement transformation. 2004. View Details

57.  Yuan Feng, Shengyu Zhang, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Lower bound on inconclusive probability of unambiguous discrimination. Physical Review A 2002, 66(6):062313. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

Journal Articles

1.  Runyao Duan, Simone Severini, and Andreas Winter. Zero-Error Communication via Quantum Channels, Noncommutative Graphs, and a Quantum Lovasz Number. IEEE Transaction on Information Theory 2013, vol.59, no.2, pp.1164-1174. (ARC ranked A*, 2011 ISI impact factor:3.009). 11 pages. View Details

2.  Nengkun Yu, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Four Locally Indistinguishable Ququad-Ququad Orthogonal Maximally Entangled States. Physical Review Letters 2012, 109(2): 020506. 5 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

3.  Jianxin Chen, Xie Chen, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji and Bei Zeng. No-go theorem for one-way quantum computing on naturally occurring two-level systems. Preprint. Submitted, 2010. View Details

4.  Runyao Duan, Simone Severini and Andreas Winter. Zero-error communication via quantum channels, non-commutative graphs and a quantum Lovasz theta function. Submitted, 2010. View Details

5.  Runyao Duan and Yaoyun Shi. When is there a multipartite maximum entangled state? Quantum Information and Computation 2010, 10(11-12): 925-935. 11 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.379). View Details

6.  Yangjia Li, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Local unambiguous discrimination with remaining entanglement. Physical Review A 2010, 82(3): 032339. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

7.  Xie Chen, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Bei Zeng. Quantum state reduction for universal measurement based computation. Physical Review Letters 2010, 105(2): 020502. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

8.  Eric Chitambar, Runyao Duan, and Yaoyun Shi. Multipartite-to-bipartite entanglement transformations and polynomial identity testing. Physical Review A 2010, 81(5): 052310. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

9.  Runyao Duan, Yu Xin, and Mingsheng Ying. Locally indistinguishable subspaces spanned by three-qubit unextendible product bases. Physical Review A 2010, 81(3): 032329. 10 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

10.  Nengkun Yu, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Optimal simulation of a perfect entangler. Physical Review A 2010, 81(3): 032328. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

11.  Nengkun Yu, Cheng Guo, Eric Chitambar, and Runyao Duan. Tensor rank of the tripartite state |W\rangle^{\otimes n}. Physical Review A 2010, 81(1): 014301. 3 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

12.  Lin Chen, Eric Chitambar, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Andreas Winter. Tensor rank and stochastic entanglement catalysis for multipartite pure states. Physical Review Letters 2010, 105(20): 200501. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

13.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Perfect distinguishability of quantum operations, Physical Review Letters 2009, 103(21): 210501. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

14.  Eric Chitambar and Runyao Duan. Nonlocal Entanglement Transformations Achievable by Separable Operations. Physical Review Letters 2009, 103(11): 110502. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

15.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Yu Xin, and Mingsheng Ying. Distinguishability of quantum states by separable operations. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2009, 55(3): 1320-1330. 11 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

16.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Locally undetermined states, generalized Schmidt decomposition, and application in distributed computing. Quantum Information and Computation 2009, 9(11-12): 997-1012. 16 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.379). View Details

17.  Mingsheng Ying, Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Zhengfeng Ji. An algebra of quantum processes. ACM Transactions on Computational Logic (TOCL) 2009, 10(3): 19. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.766). View Details

18.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Local distinguishability of multipartite unitary operations. Physical Review Letters 2008, 100(2):020503. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

19.  Runyao Duan and Yaoyun Shi. Entanglement between two uses of a noisy multipartite quantum channel enables perfect transmission of classical information. Physical Review Letters 2008, 101(2): 020501. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

20.  Eric Chitambar, Runyao Duan, and Yaoyun Shi. Tripartite Entanglement Transformations and Tensor Rank. Physical Review Letters 2008, 101(14): 140502. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

21.  Zhengfeng Ji, Guoming Wang, Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Parameter estimation of quantum channels. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2008, 54(11): 5172-5185. 14 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

22.  Yu Xin and Runyao Duan. Local distinguishability of orthogonal 2\otimes 3 pure states. Physical Review A 2008, 77(1):012315. 10 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

23.  Xiaodi Wu and Runyao Duan. Exact quantum search by parallel unitary discrimination schemes. Physical Review A 2008, 78(1): 012303. 8 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

24.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Entanglement is not necessary for perfect discrimination between unitary operations. Physical Review Letters 2007, 98(10): 100503. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

25.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Distinguishing arbitrary multipartite basis unambiguously using local operations and classical communication. Physical Review Letters 2007, 98(23): 230502. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

26.  Yu Xin and Runyao Duan. Conditions for entanglement transformation between a class of multipartite pure states with generalized Schmidt decompositions. Physical Review A 2007, 76(4): 044301. 3 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

27.  Jianxin Chen, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, Mingsheng Ying, and Jun Yu. Existence of universal entangler. Journal of Mathematical Physics 2007, 49(1):012103. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:1.085). View Details

28.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Proof rules for purely quantum programs. Theoretical Computer Science 2007, 386:151-166. 16 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:0.806). View Details

29.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Probabilistic bisimilarities between quantum processes. Information and Computation 2007, 205:1608-1639. 32 pages. (ARC ranked B, 2008 ISI impact factor:1.504). View Details

30.  Mingsheng Ying, Jianxin Chen, Yuan Feng, and Runyao Duan. Commutativity of quantum weakest preconditions. Information Processing Letters 2007, 104(4):152-158. 7 pages. View Details

31.  Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Identification and distance measures of measurement apparatus. Physical Review Letters 2006, 96(20):200401. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:7.18). View Details

32.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Partial recovery of quantum entanglement. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2006, 52 (7): 3080-3104. 25 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

33.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Zhengfeng Ji. Optimal dense coding with arbitrary pure entangled states. Physical Review A 2006, 74(1):012310. 5 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

34.  Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Boundary effect of deterministic dense coding. Physical Review A 2006, 73(3):034307. 3 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

35.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Relation between catalyst-assisted transformation and multiple-copy transformation for bipartite pure states. Physical Review A 2006, 74(4):042312. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

36.  Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Some issues in quantum information theory. Journal of Computer Science and Technology 2006, 21(5): 776--789. 14 pages. View Details

37.  Xiaoming Sun, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. The existence of quantum entanglement catalysts. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2005, 51(1): 75-80. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

38.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Catalyst-assisted probabilistic entanglement transformation. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2005, 51(3):1090-1101. 12 pages. (ARC ranked A*, 2008 ISI impact factor:3.793). View Details

39.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Entanglement-assisted transformation is asymptotically equivalent to multiple-copy transformation. Physical Review A 2005, 72(2): 024306. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

40.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Xin Li, and Mingsheng Ying. Trade-off between multiple-copy entanglement transformation and entanglement catalysis. Physical Review A 2005, 71(6): 062306. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

41.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Xin Li, and Mingsheng Ying. Multiple-copy entanglement transformation and entanglement catalysis. Physical Review A 2005, 71(4): 042319. 10 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

42.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Efficiency of deterministic entanglement transformation. Physical Review A 2005, 71(2): 022305. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

43.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, and Mingsheng Ying. Condition and capability of quantum state separation. Physical Review A 2005, 72(1): 012313. 6 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

44.  Zhengfeng Ji, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Comparability of multipartite entanglement. Physics Letters A 2004, 330(6): 418-423. 6 pages. (ARC ranked B, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.174). View Details

45.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Unambiguous discrimination between mixed quantum states. Physical Review A 2004, 70(1): 012308. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

46.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. When catalysis is useful for probabilistic entanglement transformation. Physical Review A 2004, 69(6): 062310. 5 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

47.  Runyao Duan, Zhengfeng Ji, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. Quantum operation, quantum Fourier transform and semi-definite programming. Physics Letters A 2004, 323(1): 48-56. 9 pages. (ARC ranked B, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.174). View Details

48.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. An equivalence of entanglement-assisted transformation and multiple-copy entanglement transformation. 2004. View Details

49.  Yuan Feng, Shengyu Zhang, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Lower bound on inconclusive probability of unambiguous discrimination. Physical Review A 2002, 66(6):062313. 4 pages. (ARC ranked A, 2008 ISI impact factor:2.908). View Details

Conference Papers

1.  Yuan Feng, Runyao Duan, and Mingsheng Ying. Bisimulation for quantum processes. Accepted by the 38th Annual ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL2011). View Details

2.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, and Mingsheng Ying. The Perfect distinguishability of quantum operations. AQIS'10, 10'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2010, Tokyo, Japan, August 27—31, 2010. (Long talk).View Details

3.  Runyao Duan and Yaoyun Shi. When is there a multipartite maximum entangled state? AQIS’10, 10'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2010, Tokyo, Japan, August 27—31, 2010. (Short talk).View Details

4.  Runyao Duan, Markus Grassl, Zhengfeng Ji, and Bei Zeng. Multi-error-correcting amplitude damping codes. 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2010), Austin, Texas, USA, June 13-18, 2010.View Details

5.  Runyao Duan. Super-activation of zero-error capacity of noisy quantum channels. AQIS’09, 9'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2009, Nanjing, China, August 26-29, 2009. (Long talk).View Details

6.  Runyao Duan, Yu Xin and Mingsheng Ying. Locally indistinguishable subspaces spanned by three-qubit unextendible product bases. AQIS’08, 8'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2008, Seoul, South Korea, August 25-31, 2008. (Long talk). View Details

7.  Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng, Yu Xin and Mingsheng Ying. Distinguishability of quantum states by separable operations. AQIS’07, 7'th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Science 2007, Kyoto, Japan, September 3 - 6, 2007. (Long talk).View Details

Book Chapters

1.  Mingsheng Ying, Runyao Duan, Yuan Feng and Zhengfeng Ji. Predicate transformer semantics of quantum programs, in S. Gay and I. Mackie (eds.), Semantic Techniques in Quantum Computation. Cambridge University Press 2009. View Details

Books