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Published: March 2010

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Hans Briegel August 2010

Hans Briegel; Our Special Topics analysis of quantum computers research over the past decade shows that the work of Professor Hans Briegel of the University of Innsbruck ranks at #9 by total cites, based on 41 papers cited a total of 2,672 times. Two of these papers are among the 20 most-cited over the past decade—one of them is the second most-cited of the past decade. This month, ScienceWatch.com correspondent Dr. Simon Mitton talks with Briegel to find out more about the key contributions he and his group have made to quantum computation.
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Guifre Vidal July 2010

Guifre Vidal; Our Special Topics analysis of quantum computers research over the past decade shows that the work of Professor Guifre Vidal ranks at #8 by total cites, with 27 papers cited 2,751 times. His record in Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters includes 47 papers cited a total of 3,888 times between January 1, 2000 and February 28, 2010 in the field of Physics. This month, ScienceWatch.com talks with him about his highly cited work..
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Gerard Milburn June 2010

Gerard Milburn; Our Special Topics analysis on quantum computers shows that the work of Professor Gerard Milburn ranks at #10 by total cites, based on 48 papers cited a total of 2,603 times. One of these papers is the most-cited paper in the topic for the decade. His record in Essential Science Indicators from Clarivate Analytics includes 99 papers, the majority of which are classified in the field of Physics, cited a total of 3,651 times from January 1, 2000 to February 28, 2010. In this interview, ScienceWatch.com talks with Milburn about his highly cited work.
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Daniel Lidar May 2010

Daniel Lidar; Our Special Topics analysis of quantum computers research over the past decade shows that the work of Dr. Daniel Lidar ranks at #4 by total number of papers, based on 79 papers cited a total of 1,814 times between January 1, 1999 and December 31, 2009. Six of these papers have been named as Highly Cited Papers in the field of Physics in Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics. In this interview, he talks with ScienceWatch.com about his highly cited research on quantum computers.
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Ignacio Cirac April 2010

Ignacio Cirac; According to our Special Topic on Quantum Computers, the work of Prof. Dr. Ignacio Cirac ranks at #1 by cites and #2 by papers, based on 100 papers cited a total of 5,555 times. Prof. Dr. Cirac's record in Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics includes 194 papers, the majority of which are classified in Physics, cited a total of 10,551 times between January 1, 1999 and December 31, 2009. This month, he talks with ScienceWatch.com correspondent Gary Taubes about his highly cited work.
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