7) "Optimizing Variational Quantum Algorithms using Pontryagin's Minimum Principle", 

  Z. C. Yang, A. Rahmani, A. Shabani, H. Neven, and C. Chamon, Phys. Rev. X 7, 021027 (2017).   


6) "Digitized adiabatic quantum computing with a superconducting circuit", 

  R. Barends, A. Shabani, L. Lamata, J. Kelly, A. Mezzacapo, U. Las Heras, R. Babbush, A. G. Fowler, B. Campbell, Yu Chen, Z. Chen, B. Chiaro, A. Dunsworth, E. Jeffrey, E. Lucero, A. Megrant, J. Y. Mutus, M. Neeley, C. Neill, P. J. J. O’Malley, C. Quintana, P. Roushan, D. Sank, A. Vainsencher, J. Wenner, T. C. White, E. Solano, H. Nevena and John M. Martinis, Nature 534, 222 (2016).   


5) "Computational multiqubit tunnelling in programmable quantum annealers", 

    S. Boixo, V. N. Smelyanskiy, A. Shabani, S. V. Isakov, M. Dykman, V. S. Denchev, M. H. Amin, A. Y. Smirnov, M. Mohseni, H. Neven, Nature Comm. 7, 10327 (2016).  


4) "Maps for general open quantum systems and a theory of linear quantum error correction", 

    A. Shabani and D. A. Lidar, Phys. Rev. A 80, 012309 (2009). [PDF 


3) "Robust Quantum Error Correction via Convex Optimization",

    R. Kosut, A. Shabani and D. A. Lidar, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 020502 (2008). [PDF]


2) "Correlated errors can lead to better performance of quantum codes",

    A. Shabani, Phys. Rev. A 77, 022323 (2008). [PDF]

    (Selected article for the March, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.)

    (Selected article for the March, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Quantum Information.)


1) "Theory of Initialization-Free Decoherence-Free Subspaces and Subsystems",

    A. Shabani and D. A. Lidar, Phys. Rev. A 72, 042303 (2005). [PDF]