Reinforcement-learning-assisted quantum optimization MM Wauters, E Panizon, GB Mbeng, GE Santoro Physical Review Research 2 (3), 033446, 2020 | 90 | 2020 |

The quantum Ising chain for beginners GB Mbeng, A Russomanno, GE Santoro SciPost Physics Lecture Notes, 082, 2024 | 72 | 2024 |

Quantum Annealing: a journey through Digitalization, Control, and hybrid Quantum Variational schemes GB Mbeng, R Fazio, G Santoro arXiv preprint arXiv:1906.08948, 2019 | 69* | 2019 |

Avoiding barren plateaus via transferability of smooth solutions in a Hamiltonian variational ansatz AA Mele, GB Mbeng, GE Santoro, M Collura, P Torta Physical Review A 106 (6), L060401, 2022 | 60 | 2022 |

The information complexity of learning tasks, their structure and their distance A Achille, G Paolini, G Mbeng, S Soatto Information and Inference: A Journal of the IMA 10 (1), 51-72, 2021 | 54 | 2021 |

Quantum optimization via four-body Rydberg gates C Dlaska, K Ender, GB Mbeng, A Kruckenhauser, W Lechner, ... Physical Review Letters 128 (12), 120503, 2022 | 39 | 2022 |

Negativity spectrum in 1D gapped phases of matter GB Mbeng, V Alba, P Calabrese Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 50 (19), 194001, 2017 | 38 | 2017 |

Polynomial scaling of the quantum approximate optimization algorithm for ground-state preparation of the fully connected -spin ferromagnet in a transverse field MM Wauters, GB Mbeng, GE Santoro Physical Review A 102 (6), 062404, 2020 | 32* | 2020 |

Two-Dimensional Lattice Gauge Theory on a Near-Term Quantum Simulator: Variational Quantum Optimization, Confinement, and Topological Order L Lumia, P Torta, GB Mbeng, GE Santoro, E Ercolessi, M Burrello, ... PRX Quantum 3 (2), 020320, 2022 | 30 | 2022 |

Multi-spin counter-diabatic driving in many-body quantum Otto refrigerators A Hartmann, V Mukherjee, GB Mbeng, W Niedenzu, W Lechner Quantum 4, 377, 2020 | 19 | 2020 |

Optimal working point in digitized quantum annealing GB Mbeng, L Arceci, GE Santoro Physical Review B 100 (22), 224201, 2019 | 18 | 2019 |

Optimal quantum control with digitized quantum annealing GB Mbeng, R Fazio, GE Santoro arXiv preprint arXiv:1911.12259, 2019 | 17 | 2019 |

Dynamics of simulated quantum annealing in random Ising chains GB Mbeng, L Privitera, L Arceci, GE Santoro Physical Review B 99 (6), 064201, 2019 | 16 | 2019 |

The quantum ising chain for beginners (2020) GB Mbeng, A Russomanno, GE Santoro arXiv preprint arXiv:2009.09208 59, 2009 | 16 | 2009 |

Error mitigation for quantum approximate optimization A Weidinger, GB Mbeng, W Lechner Physical Review A 108 (3), 032408, 2023 | 14 | 2023 |

peps-torch: A differentiable tensor network library for two-dimensional lattice models J Hasik, GB Mbeng GitHub https://github. com/jurajHasik/peps-torch, 2020 | 14 | 2020 |

Quantum approximate optimization algorithm applied to the binary perceptron P Torta, GB Mbeng, C Baldassi, R Zecchina, GE Santoro Physical Review B 107 (9), 094202, 2023 | 13 | 2023 |

Dynamics and reachability of learning tasks A Achille, G Mbeng, S Soatto arXiv preprint arXiv:1810.02440, 2018 | 13 | 2018 |

Polynomial scaling enhancement in the ground-state preparation of Ising spin models via counterdiabatic driving A Hartmann, GB Mbeng, W Lechner Physical Review A 105 (2), 022614, 2022 | 11 | 2022 |

A tensor network library for two-dimensional lattice models J Hasik, GB Mbeng, WL Tu, SS Diop | 9 | 2020 |