Training Schrödinger’s cat: Quantum optimal control: Strategic report on current status, visions and goals for research in Europe SJ Glaser, U Boscain, T Calarco, CP Koch, W Köckenberger, R Kosloff, ... The European Physical Journal D 69, 1-24, 2015 | 824 | 2015 |

A comprehensive introduction to sub-Riemannian geometry A Agrachev, D Barilari, U Boscain Cambridge University Press, 2019 | 447 | 2019 |

Optimal syntheses for control systems on 2-D manifolds U Boscain, B Piccoli Springer Science & Business Media, 2003 | 314 | 2003 |

Quantum optimal control in quantum technologies. Strategic report on current status, visions and goals for research in Europe CP Koch, U Boscain, T Calarco, G Dirr, S Filipp, SJ Glaser, R Kosloff, ... EPJ Quantum Technology 9 (1), 19, 2022 | 287 | 2022 |

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 | 266 | 2002 |

Time minimal trajectories for a spin 1∕ 2 particle in a magnetic field U Boscain, P Mason Journal of Mathematical Physics 47 (6), 2006 | 246 | 2006 |

Introduction to Riemannian and sub-Riemannian geometry AA Agrachev, D Barilari, U Boscain Sissa, 2012 | 198 | 2012 |

Controllability of the discrete-spectrum Schrödinger equation driven by an external field T Chambrion, P Mason, M Sigalotti, U Boscain Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré C 26 (1), 329-349, 2009 | 192 | 2009 |

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 | 168 | 2009 |

Introduction to the Pontryagin maximum principle for quantum optimal control U Boscain, M Sigalotti, D Sugny PRX Quantum 2 (3), 030203, 2021 | 165 | 2021 |

Invariant Carnot–Caratheodory Metrics on , , , and Lens Spaces U Boscain, F Rossi SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization 47 (4), 1851-1878, 2008 | 161 | 2008 |

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 | 145 | 2002 |

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, 423-455, 2012 | 127 | 2012 |

A Gauss-Bonnet-like formula on two-dimensional almost-Riemannian manifolds AA Agrachev, U Boscain, M Sigalotti arXiv preprint math/0609566, 2006 | 122 | 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 | 117 | 2006 |

A note on stability conditions for planar switched systems M Balde, U Boscain, P Mason International journal of control 82 (10), 1882-1888, 2009 | 95 | 2009 |

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 | 95 | 2004 |

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, 547-572, 2002 | 90 | 2002 |

On the Hausdorff volume in sub-Riemannian geometry A Agrachev, D Barilari, U Boscain Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations 43 (3), 355-388, 2012 | 89 | 2012 |

The Laplace-Beltrami operator in almost-Riemannian geometry U Boscain, C Laurent Annales de l'institut Fourier 63 (5), 1739-1770, 2013 | 87 | 2013 |