Lucas Kocia

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Recent Updates:
Video of talk added (04/30/22)
New preprint released (04/30/22)


I am a researcher at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, CA, working on semiclassics, quantum information, and complexity theory.

I blog about some of my research, quantum information, and physics in general here.

Sandia National Laboratories is a multimission laboratory managed and operated by National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-NA0003525.

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed are solely my own and do not express the views or opinions of my employer, the U.S. Department of Energy, or the United States Government.


A chronological list of my publications can be found below:



Here you can find videos that I've made on select topics:


Finite Odd-Dimensional Wigner Formulation and the Stabilizer Subtheory (07/18/19)

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