Training Schrödinger’s cat: quantum optimal control SJ Glaser, U Boscain, T Calarco, CP Koch, W Köckenberger, R Kosloff, ... The European Physical Journal D 69 (12), 279, 2015 | 340 | 2015 |

Optimal syntheses for control systems on 2-D manifolds U Boscain, B Piccoli Springer Science & Business Media, 2003 | 244 | 2003 |

Optimal control in laser-induced population transfer for two-and three-level quantum systems U Boscain, G Charlot, JP Gauthier, S Guérin, HR Jauslin Journal of Mathematical Physics 43 (5), 2107-2132, 2002 | 203 | 2002 |

Time minimal trajectories for a spin particle in a magnetic field U Boscain, P Mason Journal of Mathematical Physics 47 (6), 062101, 2006 | 196 | 2006 |

Introduction to Riemannian and sub-Riemannian geometry AA Agrachev, D Barilari, U Boscain Sissa, 2012 | 173 | 2012 |

The intrinsic hypoelliptic Laplacian and its heat kernel on unimodular Lie groups A Agrachev, U Boscain, JP Gauthier, F Rossi Journal of Functional Analysis 256 (8), 2621-2655, 2009 | 142 | 2009 |

Controllability of the discrete-spectrum Schrödinger equation driven by an external field T Chambrion, P Mason, M Sigalotti, U Boscain Annales de l'IHP Analyse non linéaire 26 (1), 329-349, 2009 | 134 | 2009 |

Stability of planar switched systems: the linear single, input case U Boscain SIAM, Journal on Control and Optimization, n. 41 pp.89--112. 41, 89--112., 2002 | 132 | 2002 |

Invariant Carnot–Caratheodory Metrics on , , , and Lens Spaces U Boscain, F Rossi SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization 47 (4), 1851-1878, 2008 | 113 | 2008 |

A Gauss-Bonnet-like formula on two-dimensional almost-Riemannian manifolds AA Agrachev, U Boscain, M Sigalotti arXiv preprint math/0609566, 2006 | 85 | 2006 |

Common polynomial Lyapunov functions for linear switched systems P Mason, U Boscain, Y Chitour SIAM journal on control and optimization 45 (1), 226-245, 2006 | 81 | 2006 |

A weak spectral condition for the controllability of the bilinear Schrödinger equation with application to the control of a rotating planar molecule U Boscain, M Caponigro, T Chambrion, M Sigalotti Communications in Mathematical Physics 311 (2), 423-455, 2012 | 79 | 2012 |

Nonisotropic 3-level quantum systems: complete solutions for minimum time and minimum energy U Boscain, T Chambrion, G Charlot arXiv preprint quant-ph/0409022, 2004 | 77 | 2004 |

A note on stability conditions for planar switched systems M Balde, U Boscain, P Mason International journal of control 82 (10), 1882-1888, 2009 | 75 | 2009 |

On the *K* + *P* Problem for a Three-Level Quantum System: Optimality Implies ResonanceU Boscain, T Chambrion, JP Gauthier Journal of Dynamical and Control Systems 8 (4), 547-572, 2002 | 70 | 2002 |

On the Hausdorff volume in sub-Riemannian geometry A Agrachev, D Barilari, U Boscain Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations 43 (3-4), 355-388, 2012 | 69 | 2012 |

Anthropomorphic image reconstruction via hypoelliptic diffusion U Boscain, J Duplaix, JP Gauthier, F Rossi SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization 50 (3), 1309-1336, 2012 | 56 | 2012 |

The Laplace-Beltrami operator in almost-Riemannian geometry U Boscain, C Laurent Annales de l'institut Fourier 63 (5), 1739-1770, 2013 | 55 | 2013 |

Hypoelliptic diffusion and human vision: a semidiscrete new twist U Boscain, RA Chertovskih, JP Gauthier, AO Remizov SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences 7 (2), 669-695, 2014 | 53 | 2014 |

Controllability of the Schr ö dinger Equation via Intersection of Eigenvalues R Adami, U Boscain Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 1080-1085, 2005 | 53 | 2005 |