## Education

M.Sc. in Physics [Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Física Tecnológica], Instituto Superior Técnico, 2011

## Publications

Papers in the pre-print archive: quant-ph.

B. Mera, C. Vlachou, N. Paunković, V. R. Vieira, Boltzmann-Gibbs states in topological quantum walks: Fidelity analysis of Phase Transitions,

J. Phys. A: Math. Theor.

B. Mera, C. Vlachou, N. Paunković, V. R. Vieira, Uhlmann Connection in Fermionic Systems Undergoing Phase Transitions, Phys. Rev. Lett.

B. Mera, Topological response of gapped fermions to a U(1) Gauge field, arXiv:1705.04394 (2017). Get PDF

B. Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, Properties of some Hamiltonians describing topologically non-trivial fermionic systems, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter

B. Mera, V. R. Vieira, V. K. Dugaev, Dynamics of magnetic moments coupled to electrons and lattice oscillations, Phys. Rev. B

Y. Vorobiev, B. Mera, V. R. Vieira, P. Horley, J. González-Hernández, Weak and strong conﬁnements in prismatic and cylindrical nanostructures, Nanoscale Res. Lett.

B. Mera, C. Vlachou, N. Paunković, V. R. Vieira, Boltzmann-Gibbs states in topological quantum walks: Fidelity analysis of Phase Transitions,

J. Phys. A: Math. Theor.

**50**, 365302 (2017). Get PDFB. Mera, C. Vlachou, N. Paunković, V. R. Vieira, Uhlmann Connection in Fermionic Systems Undergoing Phase Transitions, Phys. Rev. Lett.

**119**, 015702 (2017). Get PDFB. Mera, Topological response of gapped fermions to a U(1) Gauge field, arXiv:1705.04394 (2017). Get PDF

B. Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, Properties of some Hamiltonians describing topologically non-trivial fermionic systems, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter

**27**, 465501 (2015) – IOPselect. Get PDFB. Mera, V. R. Vieira, V. K. Dugaev, Dynamics of magnetic moments coupled to electrons and lattice oscillations, Phys. Rev. B

**88**, 184419 (2013). Get PDFY. Vorobiev, B. Mera, V. R. Vieira, P. Horley, J. González-Hernández, Weak and strong conﬁnements in prismatic and cylindrical nanostructures, Nanoscale Res. Lett.

**7,**371 (2012). Get PDF## Communications in conferences

B. Mera, C. Vlachou, N. Paunković, V. R. Vieira, Boltzmann-Gibbs states in topological quantum walks: Fidelity analysis of Phase Transitions. Poster at the Workshop on Correlations, integrability, and criticality in quantum systems, Évora (Portugal), 24-28 October 2016.

B.Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, A theorem regarding families of topologically non-trivial fermionic systems, sessão temática Física Quântica e Geometria, Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática 2016, Barreiro (Portugal), 11-13 July 2016.

B. Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, Properties of some Hamiltonians describing topologically non-trivial fermionic systems, Mini-workshop on Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, IST, Lisbon, 18 December 2015.

B. Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, A theorem regarding families of topologically non-trivial fermionic systems. Poster in conference/summer school 2015 Arnold Sommerfeld School on Topological Phases of Matter, Munich (Germany), 31 August - 4 September 2015.

B. Mera, N. Paunković, P. Mateus, R. Loura, and V. R. Vieira, Semi-Classical Phase-Space dynamics of the Quantum Toffoli Gate. Poster in conference Correlations, criticality, and coherence in quantum systems, Évora (Portugal), 6-10 October 2014.

B. Mera, N. Paunković, P. Mateus, R. Loura, and V. R. Vieira, Semi-Classical Phase-Space dynamics of the Quantum Toffoli Gate. Poster in conference/summer school Symmetry and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter, Rzeszów (Poland), 1-6 September 2014.

B. Mera, V. R. Vieira, V. K. Dugaev, Dynamics of magnetic moments coupled to electrons and lattice oscillations, 1st Cluster Workshop in Materials and Nanotechnology, IST, Lisbon, 4-6 December 2013.

B. Mera, V. R. Vieira, V.K. Dugaev, Phonon and electron induced effective stochastic spin dynamics, Mini-workshop on Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, IST, Lisbon, 12 November 2013.

B.Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, A theorem regarding families of topologically non-trivial fermionic systems, sessão temática Física Quântica e Geometria, Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática 2016, Barreiro (Portugal), 11-13 July 2016.

B. Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, Properties of some Hamiltonians describing topologically non-trivial fermionic systems, Mini-workshop on Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, IST, Lisbon, 18 December 2015.

B. Mera, M. A. N. Araújo, V. R. Vieira, A theorem regarding families of topologically non-trivial fermionic systems. Poster in conference/summer school 2015 Arnold Sommerfeld School on Topological Phases of Matter, Munich (Germany), 31 August - 4 September 2015.

B. Mera, N. Paunković, P. Mateus, R. Loura, and V. R. Vieira, Semi-Classical Phase-Space dynamics of the Quantum Toffoli Gate. Poster in conference Correlations, criticality, and coherence in quantum systems, Évora (Portugal), 6-10 October 2014.

B. Mera, N. Paunković, P. Mateus, R. Loura, and V. R. Vieira, Semi-Classical Phase-Space dynamics of the Quantum Toffoli Gate. Poster in conference/summer school Symmetry and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter, Rzeszów (Poland), 1-6 September 2014.

B. Mera, V. R. Vieira, V. K. Dugaev, Dynamics of magnetic moments coupled to electrons and lattice oscillations, 1st Cluster Workshop in Materials and Nanotechnology, IST, Lisbon, 4-6 December 2013.

B. Mera, V. R. Vieira, V.K. Dugaev, Phonon and electron induced effective stochastic spin dynamics, Mini-workshop on Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, IST, Lisbon, 12 November 2013.