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Adán Cabello
adan(at)us.es
www.adancabello.com
Departamento de Física Aplicada II
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Edificación
Universidad de Sevilla
Avda. Reina Mercedes 4 A
E-41012 Sevilla
Spain
Tel.: (+34) 954-55-66-71
Fax: (+34) 954-55-66-72
Skype (when I am in my office): nadadenada
Skype (when I am elsewhere): adancab

Position: Catedrático de Universidad (Full Professor), Universidad de Sevilla.

Research interests: Foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum information and quantum computation.

Curriculum vitae: Short CV in English, Extended CV in Spanish, Google Schoolar page.

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Latest news:

July 31: "Experimental implementation of an eight-dimensional Kochen-Specker set and observation of its connection with the Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger theorem", in collaboration with Gustavo Cañas, Sebastián Etcheverry, Esteban Gómez, Carlos E. Saavedra, Guilherme B. Xavier and Gustavo Lima, published as Phys. Rev. A 90, 1, 012119 (2014).

July 24: Seminar at "La Sapienza", Rome.

July 22: "Multigraph approach to quantum non-locality", in collaboration with Rafael Rabelo, Cristhiano Duarte, Antonio J. López-Tarrida and Marcelo Terra Cunha, posted as arXiv:1407.5340 [quant-ph]. In Belo Horizonte, with Rafael, Cristhiano, Antonio (in Sevilla) and Marcelo.

July 21-25: Rome, invited by Fabio Sciarrino.

July 15: Monasterio de Piedra (Zaragoza): 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

July 13: Portillón de Benás and Boms deth Ports (France).

July 12: La Vall de Boí (Lleida): Sant Climent de Taüll, Santa María de Taüll, Sant Joan de Boí, Santa Eulàlia d'Erill-la-Vall, Sant Feliu de Barruera and Nativitat de la Mare de Déu de Durro.

July 12: Some of our exclusivity graphs drawn in the blackboards appear today in the Heraldo de Aragón.

July 5: Alquézar. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

July 4: My 46th birthday. Photos (by Carmen Santana): 1 and 2.

July 1: "Experimental implementation of an eight-dimensional Kochen-Specker set and observation of its connection with the Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger theorem", in collaboration with Gustavo Cañas, Sebastián Etcheverry, Esteban Gómez, Carlos E. Saavedra, Guilherme B. Xavier and Gustavo Lima, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. A.

June 29-July 19: "Quantum Science: Implementations" (Centro de Ciencias de Benasque "Pedro Pascual", Benasque, Huesca). Football photos (by Carmen Santana): 1, 2, 3, 4 and group.

June 28: Roda de Isábena (Huesca). Photos: 1, 2, 3. Monasterio de Obarra (Huesca). Photo: 1. Between Obarra and Castejón de Sos. Photos: 1, 2.

June 25-27: Invited speaker at "Información Cuántica en España" (ICE-1), Zaragoza. Group photo.

June 24: "The exclusivity principle singles out the quantum violation of the Bell inequality" posted as arXiv:1406.5656 [quant-ph].

June 18-23: Invited speaker at "Quantum [Un]Speakables II: 50 Years of Bell's Theorem", Vienna. Group photo (Photo by René van Bakel), with Mike Horne and John Clauser at Klosterneuburg (Photo by Marissa Giustina).

June 11: "Bounding the quantum dimension with contextuality", in collaboration with Otfried Gühne, Costantino Budroni, Matthias Kleinmann and Jan-Åke Larsson, published as Phys. Rev. A 89, 6, 062107 (2014). With Jan-Åke, Costantino, Otfried and Matthias in Siegen.

June 1: 49:23 in the Carrera Popular Parque de María Luisa (10.000 m), Sevilla.

May 24-25: La décima ya está en Madrid.

May 24: 50:45 in the V Carrera Popular Ciudad de Majadahonda (10.000 m, cross country), Majadahonda.

May 21: "Bounding the quantum dimension with contextuality", in collaboration with Otfried Gühne, Costantino Budroni, Matthias Kleinmann and Jan-Åke Larsson, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. A.

May 17: James Carter Organ Trio in Sevilla.

May 16: Philip Catherine (Organ Trio) in Sevilla.

May 15: Tord Gustavsen Quartet in Sevilla: Photos: 1, 2.

May 9: "Quantum contextuality in a Young-type interference experiment", in collaboration with Gilberto Borges, Marcos Carvalho, Pierre-Louis de Assis, José Ferraz, Mateus Araújo, Marcelo Terra Cunha and Sebastião Pádua, published as Phys. Rev. A 89, 5, 052106 (2014).

May 4: 50:05 in the Street Run 10 Km, Madrid. Photos (the first and last by Carmen Santana): Km 0, km 5 and km 7.

April 27: 51:41 in the Carrera Popular Parque de los Príncipes (10.000 m) (formerly known as Carrera Popular Triana), Sevilla. Photos (by Carmen Santana): 1 and 2.

April 17: "Quantum contextuality in a Young interference experiment", in collaboration with Gilberto Borges, Marcos Carvalho, Pierre-Louis de Assis, José Ferraz, Mateus Araújo, Marcelo Terra Cunha and Sebastião Pádua, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. A.

April 11: "Device-independent certification of high-dimensional quantum systems" posted as arXiv:1404.2621 [quant-ph].

April 9: "Device-independent certification of high-dimensional quantum systems", in collaboration with Vincenzo D'Ambrosio, Fabrizio Bisesto, Fabio Sciarrino, Johanna F. Barra and Gustavo Lima, published as Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 14, 140503 (2014).

April 1: "Kochen-Specker set with seven contexts", in collaboration with Petr Lisoněk, Piotr Badziąg and José R. Portillo, published as Phys. Rev. A 89, 4, 042101 (2014).

March 30: 48:45 in the Carrera Popular Nevión San Pablo (10.000 m), Sevilla.

March 25: "Device-independent certification of high-dimensional quantum systems", in collaboration with Vincenzo D'Ambrosio, Fabrizio Bisesto, Fabio Sciarrino, Johanna F. Barra and Gustavo Lima, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett.

March 21: "Kochen-Specker set with seven contexts", in collaboration with Petr Lisoněk, Piotr Badziąg and José R. Portillo, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. A.

March 18: Tomasz Stańko New York Quartet at Fasching, Stockholm. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (photo by Jan-Åke Larsson).

March 17-20: Albanova Meeting on Quantum Contextuality, Stockholm. Group photo.

March 16-21: Stockholm. Photos at the Af Chapman (by Gláucia Murta): Alone and with Marcin.

March 10: "Fundamental monogamy relation between contextuality and nonlocality", in collaboration with Pawel Kurzyśnski and Dagomir Kaszlikowski, published as Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 10, 100401 (2014). Photo with Pawel and Dagomir in Sevilla.

March 10: "Exclusivity principle forbids sets of correlations larger than the quantum set", in collaboration with Bárbara Amaral and Marcelo Terra Cunha, published as Phys. Rev. A 89, 3, 030101(R) (2014). Photo with Marcelo and Bárbara in Natal.

March 9: 49:26 (minus the time to reach the start line) in the Street Run 10 Km, Sevilla.

February 19: Back in Köln after almost 30 years. Photos: 1, 2.

February 18: "Exclusivity principle forbids sets of correlations larger than the quantum set", in collaboration with Bárbara Amaral and Marcelo Terra Cunha, accepted for publication as a Rapid Communication in Phys. Rev. A. Photo with Marcelo and Bárbara in Natal.

February 17-19: Invited speaker at "554. WE-Heraeus-Seminar on Quantum Contextuality, Non-Locality, and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics", Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Bad Honnef. Photos: Physikzentrum, group photo (by Elisabeth Nowotka), with Mark Howard and Robert Raussendorf (photo by Marcelo Terra Cunha).

February 6: "Fundamental monogamy relation between contextuality and nonlocality", in collaboration with Pawel Kurzyśnski and Dagomir Kaszlikowski, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett. Photo with Pawel and Dagomir in Sevilla.

January 29: "Graph-theoretic approach to quantum correlations" posted as arXiv:1401.7081 [quant-ph].

January 27-February 7: Belo Horizonte. Photo of the group

January 27: "Graph-theoretic approach to quantum correlations", in collaboration with Simone Severini and Andreas Winter, published as Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 4, 040401 (2014). Photo with Simone and Andreas in 2011 in Benasque.

January 26-27: Santiago de Chile.

January 22-25: Torres del Paine. Paine Grande: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (Salto Grande between Nordenskjöld and Pehoé lakes), 7 (el Paine Grande and los Cuernos del Paine from Pehoé lake). Glaciar Grey: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. Cuernos del Paine: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. Torres del Paine: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (from the distance). Our 6-star hotel: 1, 2, 3, 4.

January 21: Perito Moreno and El Calafate (Argentina). Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. Patagonian landscapes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

January 20-22: Puerto Natales. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4.

January 20: Isla Magdalena. Photos: 1, 2, 3 (*), 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (*), 10, 11, 12 (*), 13, 14, 15 and 16. (*): I specially like them.

January 19-20: Punta Arenas. Photos of the end of the world: 1 (boys and dog), 2 (ball in the sky), 3 (bridge), 4 (sleeping group at the bus station).

January 18: Hualpén, estuary of the Bío Bío river. Photos: 1 (mist), 2 (river), 3 (flowers), 4 (beach and river), 5 (beach and flowers) and 6 (the girls).

January 11-19: Concepción. Photos: 1 (homiguitas), 2 (the band at TIGO), 3 (quantum wires), 4 (the gang at Gustavo's birthday) and 5 (el futuro).

January 10: "Experimental unconditionally secure bit commitment", in collaboration with Yang Liu, Yuan Cao, Marcos Curty, Sheng-Kai Liao, Jian Wang, Ke Cui, Yu-Huai Li, Ze-Hong Lin, Qi-Chao Sun, Dong-Dong Li, Hong-Fei Zhang, Yong Zhao, Cheng-Zhi Peng, Qiang Zhang and Jian-Wei Pan, published as Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 1, 010504 (2014).

January 7: "Bell scenarios in which nonlocality and entanglement are inversely related", in collaboration with Giuseppe Vallone, Gustavo Lima, Esteban Gómez, Gustavo Cañas, Jan-Åke Larsson and Paolo Mataloni, published as Phys. Rev. A 89, 1, 012102 (2014).

January 1: Happy new year!

December 31: 49:04 in the San Silvestre Vallecana 2013, Madrid. This time we were 40.000. Traditional photo in the subway after the race (photo by Carmen Santana).

December 30: "Hardy's paradox for high-dimensional systems", in collaboration with Jing-Ling Chen, Zhen-Peng Xu, Hong-Yi Su, Chunfeng Wu and Leong Chuan Kwek, published as Phys. Rev. A 88, 6, 062116 (2013).

December 27: "Graph-theoretic approach to quantum correlations", in collaboration with Simone Severini and Andreas Winter, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett. Photo with Simone and Andreas in 2011 in Benasque.

December 18-20: Stockholm.

December 14: Excursion to Praia de Pipa and back to Natal. Photos: 1, 2, 3, self-portrait sitting in the sea, 5, 6, organizer resting after the workshop is over (photo by Bárbara Amaral).

December 12: "Hardy's paradox for high-dimensional systems", in collaboration with Jing-Ling Chen, Zhen-Peng Xu, Hong-Yi Su, Chunfeng Wu and Leong Chuan Kwek, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. A.

December 10: "Bell scenarios in which nonlocality and entanglement are inversely related", in collaboration with Giuseppe Vallone, Gustavo Lima, Esteban Gómez, Gustavo Cañas, Jan-Åke Larsson and Paolo Mataloni, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. A.

December 9: "Experimental unconditionally secure bit commitment", in collaboration with Yang Liu, Yuan Cao, Marcos Curty, Sheng-Kai Liao, Jian Wang, Ke Cui, Yu-Huai Li, Ze-Hong Lin, Qi-Chao Sun, Dong-Dong Li, Hong-Fei Zhang, Yong Zhao, Cheng-Zhi Peng, Qiang Zhang and Jian-Wei Pan, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett.

December 9-13: Workshop on Quantum Correlations, Contextuality and All That, Natal. Group photos: 1 and 2. With Marcelo and Bárbara.

December 8: Praia de Ponta Negra: 1, 2, 3 and Information causality, Macroscopic locality, Local orthogonality and the E principle (photo by Bárbara Amaral).

December 7: Maracajaú. Physicists in the dunes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Marcin, Toni, Jan-Åke, Costantino, Marcelo, Matthias and Gustavo flying, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. And in the water: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

December 5-6: Praia de Ponta Negra: 1, 2, 3, with Gustavo Lima, Jan-Åke Larsson, Gustavo Lima, Costantino Budroni and Matthias Kleinmann, 6.

December 5: "Investigadores UdeC crean técnica que garantiza comunicaciones privadas a través de fibras ópticas".

December 4-15: Natal.

December 3: "La NSA no podría espiar sistemas basados en entrelazamiento cuántico".

December 2: "Un experimento internacional muestra que el entrelazamiento cuántico puede garantizar la privacidad de las comunicaciones a través de fibras ópticas".

November 29-December 1: Pucón. Photos (more soon): Pucón early in the morning. Lago Cabargua: 1, 2, 3. Volcán de Villarrica: 1, Gustavo ninja, with Gustavo, Gustavo and Elena, Elena and Gustavo flying, first snow, 6, Gustavo's superposition.

November 29: "Long-distance distribution of genuine energy-time entanglement", in collaboration with Álvaro Cuevas, Gonzalo Carvacho, Gabriel Saavedra, Jaime Cariñe, W. A. T. Nogueira, M. Figueroa, Paolo Mataloni, Gustavo Lima and Guilherme B. Xavier, published as Nature Comm. 4, 2871 (2013). Yesterday in Concepción (photos by Gustavo Cañas): With Gabriel, Guilherme, Gonzalo, Gustavo and Álvaro and imitating the shape of the hug interferometer with the help of Esteban and Johanna. November 2012, at La Sapienza: With Paolo, Gustavo and Guilherme planning the experiment. Today, Pucón: Celebrating with Gustavo. "Lo imposible sólo tarda un poco más".

November 24: 51 minutes something in the Corrida UDD 2013 (10.000 m up a down Bío Bío river), Concepción.

November 22-December 4: Concepción.

November 15-22: Belo Horizonte.

November 15: "Bounding quantum theory with the exclusivity principle in a two-city experiment", in collaboration with Mohamed Nawareg, Fabrizio Bisesto, Vincenzo D'Ambrosio, Elias Amselem, Fabio Sciarrino, and Mohamed Bourennane, posted as arXiv:1311.3495 [quant-ph]. Photos soon.

November 10: 49:37 in the Sanitas Marca Running Series Madrid (Derbi de las Aficiones) (10.000 m). Photo by Carmen Santana.

November 6: Running 12 km with Marek Żukowski in Sevilla. Marek has been awarded two days ago with the Foundation for Polish Science Prize and last night with the M. Curie Prize of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

November 5: Our "Experimental unconditionally secure bit commitment" discussed in Physics Focus.

November 4-6: FQXi Workshop on Quantum Contextuality and Sequential Measurements, Sevilla.

November 1: "The exclusivity principle forbids sets of correlations larger than the quantum set", in collaboration with Bárbara Amaral and Marcelo Terra Cunha, posted as arXiv:1306.6289 [quant-ph]. Photo with Marco Túlio, Marcelo, Mateus, Gláucia and Bárbara.

October 30: "Simple Hardy-like proof of quantum contextuality", in collaboration with Piotr Badziąg, Marcelo Terra Cunha and Mohamed Bourennane, published as Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 18, 180404 (2013), and posted as arXiv:1310.8330 [quant-ph].

October 9: Opening ceremony for the 2013/2014 academic year, Sevilla. My mom loves to see me dressed this way.

October 4: "Simple Hardy-like proof of quantum contextuality", in collaboration with Piotr Badziąg, Marcelo Terra Cunha and Mohamed Bourennane, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. Lett.

September 27: Carrera Nocturna del Guadalquivir (8.300 m) under the rain. Photo with Carmen and Lorenzo after the race.

September 19: Seminar at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.

September 9: "Basic exclusivity graphs in quantum correlations", in collaboration with Lars Eirik Danielsen, Antonio J. López-Tarrida and José R. Portillo, published as Phys. Rev. A 88, 3, 032104 (2013).

September 7-21: Mathematical Challenges in Quantum Information, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge. Photos: Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Isaac Newton Institute, library, INI toilets, Curchill College, Sheppard flat No. 8, St John's College, King's College 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, punting on the Cam (is jolly fun they say) 1, 2, 3, portrait 1, 2, 3, 4. 5.


Future:

August 11-29: Invited speaker at "Quantum Engingeering of States and Devices", Stockholm.

August 16: Stockholm's Midnight Run (Midnattsloppet) (10.000 m).

September 8-17: Keynote speaker at the CIMPA school on "Operator Theory and the Principles of Quantum Mechanics", Meknes, Morocco.

September 19: Costantino Budroni's Ph. D. dissertation, University of Siegen.

September 22-26: "FQXi Workshop on Sequential Measurements and Classical Complexity", Siegen.

October 12: Carrera Popular Parque de Miraflores, Sevilla.

October 14: Vienna, invited by Časlav Brukner and Anton Zeilinger.

October 27-31: Invited speaker at "Quantum Optics VII", Mar del Plata, Argentina.

November 3-7: FQXi workshop "Quantum Contextuality: Trick or Treat", Singapore.

May 16-25, 2015: Invited speaker at the FQXi workshop "What is quantum information?", Buenos Aires.

June 21-July 10, 2015: "Quantum Information" (Centro de Ciencias de Benasque "Pedro Pascual", Benasque, Huesca).

July 13-17, 2015: XXXV Bienal de la Real Sociedad Española de Física, Gijón.


This week’s play list:

Andrés Suárez y Elia Velo – Tal vez te acuerdes de mí
Carlos Chaouen – Semilla en la tierra
Gianna Nannini – Amore cannibale
Just Jinger – Shallow waters
Andrés Suárez – El sitio de mi recreo
Paco Cifuentes y Andrés Suárez – A primeira vista


Last recommended records:

Tord Gustavsen QuartetExtended circle
Tomasz Stańko New York QuartetWisława
Bobo Stenson TrioIndicum


Last recommended films:

Inception
El secreto de sus ojos
Whatever works
Up
Gran Torino
Wall-e
Caos calmo
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull
L'âge des ténèbres
Red Road
Das Leben der Anderen
Babel
Clerks II
Tiempo de valientes


Last recommended books:

Stieg Larsson – Los hombres que no amaban a las mujeres (Millenium 1)
Stieg Larsson – La chica que soñaba con una cerilla y un bidón de gasolina (Millenium 2)
Stieg Larsson – La reina en el palacio de las corrientes de aire (Millenium 3)
George R. R. Martin – A game of thrones (A song of ice and fire 1)
George R. R. Martin – A clash of kings (A song of ice and fire 2)
George R. R. Martin – A storm of swords (A song of ice and fire 3)
Robert J. Sawyer – The terminal experiment
Elizabeth Moon – The speed of dark
Mark Haddon – The curious incident of the dog in the night-time


Last recommended comic books:

Roger Leloup – Yoko Tsuno – Le septième code
HermannJeremiah – Un port dans l'ombre
Quino – ¡Qué presente impresentable!
Uderzo – Astérix – Le ciel lui tombe sur la tête
André Taymans – Caroline Baldwin – Le roi du Nord
Dodier – Jérôme K. Jérôme Bloche – Un chien dans un jeu de quilles
Naoki Urasawa – Monster
Naoki Urasawa – 20th century boys
Takeshi Obata and Tsugumi Ohba – Death note
Frank and Bom – Broussaille – Les baleines publiques


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