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Publications

I have 17 papers published in refereed journals, 3 papers published in peer-reviewed conference proceedings and 6 preprint papers under review. I published 4 papers in Physical Review Letters (premier journal in physics), 5 papers in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (premier journal in information theory, CCF-A journal), 1 paper in Communications in Mathematical Physics (premier journal in mathematical physics), 1 paper in Mathematical Programming (premier journal in mathematical optimization).

You can find me on Google Scholar and arXiv.

Google Scholar Citations (total 788 until 2023/12)

research highlights


2023

Single-shot Entanglement Manipulation of States and Channels Revisited
Thomas Theurer, Kun Fang, Gilad Gour
arXiv preprint arXiv:2312.17088 (2023)
To be presented at QIP 2024 as a talk*
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF
Symmetry-Based Quantum Circuit Mapping
Dynamic Quantum Circuit Compilation
Kun Fang, Munan Zhang, Ruqi Shi, Yinan Li
arXiv preprint arXiv:2310.11021 (2023)
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Codes
Quantum NETwork: from theory to practice (White Paper)
Kun Fang, Jingtian Zhao, Xiufan Li, Yifei Li, Runyao Duan
Science China Information Sciences 66: 180509 (2023)
CCF-A Journal
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Video |  Post
Finite-Key Analysis of Quantum Key Distribution with Characterized Devices Using Entropy Accumulation
Ian George, Jie Lin, Thomas van Himbeeck, Kun Fang, Norbert Lütkenhaus
Quantum (accepted in principle, 2023)
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF

2022

No-Go Theorems for Quantum Resource Purification: New Approach and Channel Theory
Kun Fang, Zi-Wen Liu
PRX Quantum 3, 010337 (2022)
Presented at QIP 2021, TQC 2021 as talks*
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Video

2021

Ultimate Limits of Quantum Channel Discrimination
Kun Fang, Gilad Gour, Xin Wang
arXiv preprint arXiv:2110.14842 (2021)
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF
Finite Block Length Analysis on Quantum Coherence Distillation and Incoherent Randomness Extraction
Masahito Hayashi, Kun Fang, Kun Wang
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 67(6):3926-3944 (2021)
CCF-A Journal; Presented at BIID 2020, AQIS 2020, ISIT 2021 as talks*
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides |  Video
Geometric Rényi Divergence and its Applications in Quantum Channel Capacities
Kun Fang, Hamza Fawzi
Communications in Mathematical Physics 384:1615-1677 (2021)
Presented at QIP 2020, BIID 2020, AQIS 2020, TQC 2021 as talks
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Codes |  Slides |  Video

2020

No-Go Theorems for Quantum Resource Purification
Kun Fang, Zi-Wen Liu
Physical Review Letters 125, 060405 (2020)
Editors’ Suggestion & Featured in Physics
Presented at QIP 2021, TQC 2021 as talk*
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Post |  Video
Chain Rule for the Quantum Relative Entropy
Kun Fang, Omar Fawzi, Renato Renner, David Sutter
Physical Review Letters 124, 100501 (2020)
Presented at QIP 2020, BIID 2020, AQIS 2020 as talks
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides |  Video
The Sum-of-Squares Hierarchy on the Sphere, and Applications in Quantum Information Theory
Kun Fang, Hamza Fawzi
Mathematical Programming Series A (2020)
Presented at ICCOPT 2019 as a talk
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides |  Video
Quantum Channel Simulation and the Channel's Smooth Max-Information
Kun Fang, Xin Wang, Marco Tomamichel, Mario Berta
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 66(4): 2129-2140 (2020)
CCF-A Journal; Presented at ISIT 2018, TQC 2018, BIID 2018 as talks
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides |  Video

2019

Non-asymptotic Entanglement Distillation
Kun Fang, Xin Wang, Marco Tomamichel, Runyao Duan
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 65(10): 6454-6465 (2019)
CCF-A Journal; Presented at AQIS 2017 as a long talk (top 10%)
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Codes |  Slides
On Converse Bounds for Classical Communication over Quantum Channels
Xin Wang, Kun Fang, Marco Tomamichel
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 65(7): 4609-4619 (2019)
CCF-A Journal; Presented at QIP 2018 as a talk*
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides |  Video
One-Shot Entanglement Distillation beyond LOCC
Bartosz Regula, Kun Fang, Xin Wang, Mile Gu
New Journal of Physics 21, 103017 (2019)
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF
The Complementary Information Principle of Quantum Mechanics
Yunlong Xiao, Kun Fang, Gilad Gour
arXiv preprint arXiv:1908.07694 (2019)
Presented at AQIS 2019 as a talk
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Slides

2018

Probabilistic Distillation of Quantum Coherence
Kun Fang, Xin Wang, Ludovico Lami, Bartosz Regula, Gerardo Adesso
Physical Review Letters 121, 070404 (2018)
Presented at AQIS 2018 as a talk*
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides
One-shot Coherence Distillation
Bartosz Regula, Kun Fang, Xin Wang, Gerardo Adesso
Physical Review Letters 121, 010401 (2018)
Presented at AQIS 2018 as a talk*
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides
Semidefinite Programming Converse Bounds for Quantum Communication
Xin Wang, Kun Fang, Runyao Duan
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 65(4): 2583-2592 (2018)
CCF-A Journal; Presented at QIP 2018 as a talk
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF |  Slides |  Video
Using and Reusing Coherence to Realize Quantum Processes
María García Díaz, Kun Fang, Xin Wang, Matteo Rosati,
Michalis Skotiniotis, John Calsamiglia, Andreas Winter
Quantum 2, 100 (2018)
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF
Quantum Advantages in Hypercube Game
Xiaoyu He, Kun Fang, Xiaoming Sun, Runyao Duan
arXiv preprint arXiv:1806.02642 (2018)
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF

2017

Approximate Broadcasting of Quantum Correlations
Wei Xie, Kun Fang, Xin Wang, Runyao Duan
Physical Review A 96, 022302 (2017)
Presented at AQIS 2017 as a talk
 arXiv |  arXiv PDF |  Journal PDF

Theses

Distillation and Simulation in Quantum Information