Guifré Vidal

Guifré Vidal is a Spanish physicist who is working on quantum many-body physics using analytical and numerical techniques. In particular, he is one of the leading experts of tensor network state implementations such as time-evolving block decimation (TEBD) and multiscale entanglement renormalization ansatz (MERA). He was previously a faculty member of Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada. However as of September 2019, he is now a research scientist at Sandbox @ Alphabet.

Guifré Vidal
Born
NationalitySpain
Alma materUniversitat de Barcelona
Known forTime-evolving block decimation,
Tensor network states, Entanglement renormalization
W state
Scientific career
FieldsPhysicist
InstitutionsPerimeter Institute,
University of Queensland
Doctoral advisorRolf Tarrach
Other academic advisorsIgnacio Cirac,
John Preskill

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