Systems and control theory: Quantum and classical control, quantum system realization, stochastic approximation and modelling, distributed estimation.
Duties:
2009-2011: Project Leader and APD Fellow, ARC Discovery Project grant. (No longer at the ANU).
Bio:
Final update: January 20, 2012.
Qualifications: PhD Eng. & infor. sci. (ANU), M.Sc Eng. math. (University of Twente, the Netherlands), ST Elec. eng. (ITB, Indonesia).
Senior Member, IEEE.
Online preprints:
J.E. Gough, M.R. James, H.I. Nurdin & J. Combes, "Quantum filtering (quantum trajectories) for systems driven by fields in single photon states and superposition of coherent states," 2011. Preprint here.
J.E. Gough, M.R. James & H.I. Nurdin, "Quantum filtering for systems driven by fields in single photon states and superposition of coherent states using non-Markovian embeddings," 2011. Preprint here.
K. Jacobs, H.I. Nurdin, F.W. Strauch & M.R. James, "Frequency conversion: side-band cooling, state-swapping, and coherent control of mechanical resonators," arXiv:1003.2653, 2010. Preprint here.
Journal articles:
H.I. Nurdin, I.R. Petersen & M.R. James, "On the infeasibility of entanglement generation in Gaussian quantum systems via classical control," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 57(1), pp. 198-203, 2012. Preprint here.
J.E. Gough, M.I. Guta, M.R. James & H.I. Nurdin, "Quantum filtering for systems driven by fermion fields," Communications in Information and Systems, 11(3), pp. 237-268, 2011. Preprint here.
J.E. Gough, H.I. Nurdin & S. Wildfeuer, "Commutativity of the adiabatic elimination limit of fast oscillatory components and the instantaneous feedback limit in quantum feedback networks," J. Math. Phys., 51(12), pp. 123518-1--123518-25, 2010. Preprint here.
H.I. Nurdin, "On synthesis of linear quantum stochastic systems by pure cascading," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 55(10), pp. 2439-2444, 2010. Preprint here.
J. Kerckhoff, H.I. Nurdin, D. Pavlichin & H. Mabuchi, "Designing quantum memories with embedded control: photonic circuits for autonomous quantum error correction," Physical Review Letters, 105, pp. 040502-1--040502-4, 2010. Free to read journal article here. Preprint here. Featured in PhysOrg here (popular article). Also featured on Optics and Photonics Focus here (another popular article).
H.I. Nurdin, "Synthesis of linear quantum stochastic systems via quantum feedback networks," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 55(4), pp. 1008-1013, 2010. Free extended preprint version.
J.E. Gough, M.R. James & H.I. Nurdin, "Squeezing components in linear quantum feedback networks," Phys. Rev. A, 81, pp. 023804-1 -- 023804-15, 2010. Free preprint version.
H.I. Nurdin, R.R. Mazumdar & A. Bagchi, "Reduced-dimension linear transform coding of distributed correlated signals with incomplete observations," IEEE Trans. Infor. Theory, 55(6), pp. 2848-2858, 2009.
H.I. Nurdin, M.R. James & A.C. Doherty, "Network synthesis of linear dynamical quantum stochastic systems," SIAM J. Control Optim., 48(4), pp. 2686-2718, 2009. Free preprint version.
H.I. Nurdin, M.R. James & I.R. Petersen, "Coherent quantum LQG control," Automatica J. IFAC, 45, pp. 1837-1846, 2009. Free preprint version.
N. Yamamoto, H.I. Nurdin, M.R. James & I.R. Petersen, "Avoiding entanglement sudden death via measurement feedback control in a quantum network," Phys. Rev. A, 78, pp. 042339-1 -- 042339-11, 2008. Free preprint version.
M.R. James, H.I. Nurdin & I.R. Petersen, "H-infinity control of linear quantum stochastic systems," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 53(8), pp. 1787-1803, 2008. Free preprint version.
H.I. Nurdin, "Spectral factorization of a class of matrix-valued spectral densities," SIAM J. Control Optim., 45(5), pp. 1801-1821, 2006.
H.I. Nurdin, "New results on the rational covariance extension problem with degree constraint," Systems Control Lett., 55(7), pp. 530-537, 2006.
H.I. Nurdin & A. Bagchi, "On the solutions of the rational covariance extension problem corresponding to pseudopolynomials having boundary zeros," IEEE Trans. Automat. Control, 51(2), pp. 350-355, 2006.
Selected conference articles:
J.E. Gough, M.R. James & H.I. Nurdin, "Quantum master equation and filter for systems driven by fields in a single photon state," Proceedings of the the joint 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, FL, 2011. Preprint here.
H.I. Nurdin, "Network synthesis of mixed quantum-classical linear stochastic systems," in Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Control Conference (AUCC), Engineers Australia, Australia, pp. 68-75, 2011.
S. Wang, H.I. Nurdin, G. Zhang & M.R. James,"Implementation of classical linear stochastic systems using quantum optical components," in Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Control Conference (AUCC), Engineers Australia, Australia, pp. 351-356, 2011.
H.I. Nurdin & J.B. Moore, "Computation of degree constrained rational interpolants with non-strictly positive parametrizing functions via homotopy
continuation," in Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision & Control
(San Diego, CA, USA, December 13-15), pp. 565-570, 2006.
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