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Quantum Institute : 2006 Quantum Lunch Seminar Archives


  • Coordinator
    Diego Dalvit
  • Quantum Lunch Location:
    T-Division Conference Room, TA-3,
    Building 123, Room 121

Quantum Institute: Visitor Schedule 2006

The Quantum Lunch is regularly held on Thursdays in the Theoretical Division Conference Room, TA-3, Building 123, Room 121.
For more information, contact Diego Dalvit.


Speaker/ Affiliation

Topic (link to abstract)

Dec 20
12:00 PM
Alexander Shnirman
University of Karlsruhe
Geometrical Spin Dephasing in Quantum Dots
Dec 14
12:30 PM
Liano Wu
University of Toronto
Quantum Phase Transitions, Entanglment and Density Functional Theory
Dec 7
12:30 PM
Philippe Jacquod
Associate Professor of Physics, University of Arizona
A Semiclassical Theory of Decoherence
Nov 30
12:30 PM
James Hartle
University of California
Negative Probabilities in Quantum Mechanics
Nov 16
12:30 PM
Peter W. Milonni
T-Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Quantum Imaging
Nov 9
12:30 PM
Paul Berman
University of Michigan
Collective Excitations and Spin Squeezing in Simple Quantum Systems
Nov 2
12:30 PM
Nan Yu
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
Atom Interferometry in Space for Fundamental Science and Practical Applications
Oct 26
12:30 PM
Vladan Vuletic
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Single and Twin Photons from Many Entangled Atoms
Oct 19
12:30 PM
Mark W. Keller
Quantum Electrical Metrology Division, NIST/Boulder
Examination of the Charge Quantum in a Single-Electron Pump
Oct 16
10:30 AM
David Poulin
Iterative Decoding of Quantum Error Correcting Codes
Oct 5
12:30 PM
Scott Crane
US Naval Observatory (USNO)
Towards a Continously Operating Atomic Fountain Clock
Sept 28
12:30 PM
Danna Rosenberg
P-21, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Quantum Key Distribution with Decoy Levels
Sept 14
12:30 PM
David Hall
Amherst College
Binary Bose-Einstein Condensates
Sept 7
12:30 PM
Jennifer Strabley
A Double Well Optical Lattice for Dynamically Manipulating Pairs of Cold Atoms
Aug 31
12:30 PM
Howard Barnum
CCS-3, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Part 2 of 2 - A Mini-Course on the Aharonov-Jones-Landau Algorithm for Approximating the Jones Polynomial
Aug 24
12:30 PM
Howard Barnum
CCS-3, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Part 1 of 2 -A Mini-Course on the Aharonov-Jones-Landau Algorithm for Approximating the Jones Polynomial
Aug 17
12:30 PM
Michael Revzen
Technion- Isreal Institute of Technology
Factorization and Physical Representations
Aug 3
12:30 PM
Vadium Smelyanskiy
NASA Ames Research Center
Quantum Annealing for optimization problems on random graphs
July 27
12:30 PM
Daniel Lidar
University of Southern California
Adiabaticity in open quantum systems: theory and applications to adiabatic quantum computation and geometric phases
July 20
12:30 PM
Seth Lloyd
Quantum Gravity from Quantum Computation: Applications
July 19
12:30 PM
Daniel James
University of Toronto
Whither Quantum Computing
July 13
12:30 PM
Dr. Andrew Childs
California Institute of Technology
From Optimal State Estimation to Efficient Quantum Algorithms
July 11
12:30 PM
Alex Kuzmich
Georgia Institute of Technology
Quantum Networking with Atoms and Photons
June 29
12:30 PM
Dr. Signe Seidelin
University of Southern California
From an Ox Cart to a Covered Wagon: Efforts Toward Controlling More Trapped-ion Quantum Bits*
June 8
12:30 PM
Kevin Henderson
University of Texas at Austin
Experiments with a Bose-Einstein Condensate in a Quasi-1D Waveguide
June 1
12:30 PM
Luming Duan
University of Michigan
Probabilistic Quantum Computation and Quantum Simulation of Many-Body Physics with Ultracold Atoms
May 25
12:30 PM
Steven Girvin
Yale University
Strong Coupling Cavty QED and Sperconducting Qubits
May 23
12:30 PM
Sergey Bravyi
IBM Watson Research Center
Computational Complexity of Spin Hamiltonian Problems
May 18
12:30 PM
Eduardo Mucciolo
University of Central Florida
Berry Phase Oscillations of the Kondo Effect in Single-molecule Magnets
May 11
1:00 PM
Matthew Hastings
Los Alamos National Laboratory (T-13)
Lieb-Schultz-Mattis in Higher Dimensions
May 9
1:00 PM
Matt Leifer
Perimeter Institute
A Causal Network Formalism for Quantum Information
May 4
12:30 PM
Benjamin Lev
Cavity QED with Atom Chips and Micro-Resonators
May 3
3:30 PM
Joseph M. Traub
Columbia University
Noyce Conference Room
Santa Fe Institute
1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa FE
Qubit Complexity of Continuous Problems
May 2
2:00 PM
Peter Schwindt
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Chip-Scale Automic Magnetometers
April 27
12:30 PM
Mark Raizen
University of Texas at Austin
Experiments with a "Particle in a Box": Bose Einstein Condensates and Maxwell's Demon
April 20
12:30 PM
Carlton Caves
University of New Mexico
GHZ Correlations are Just a Bit Nonlocal
April 18
12:30 PM
Chris Langer
National Institute of Standards and Technology
High fidelity quantum information processing with ions
April 13
12:30 PM
Francesco Intravaia
Postdam University
Casimir Effect And Interaction Between Surface Plasmons
April 11
1:00 PM
Matt Leifer
Perimeter Institute
A Causal Network Formalism for Quantum Information
April 6
12:30 PM
Raymond Laflamme
University of Waterloo
Quantum Information A Promise for Revolution In Information Processing
March 30
12:30 PM
Randy Hulet
Rice University
Paring and Phase Separation in a Polarized Fermi Gas
March 23
1:00 PM
Thad Walker
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Quantum Manipulations Using Rydberg Atoms
March 9
12:30 PM
Nikolay Prokofiev
University of Massachusetts
How can superfluidity occur in a crystalline solid: He-4 superglass
March 2
12:30 PM
Ken R. Brown
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Quantum Simulations of Physical Systems
Feb 23
12:30 PM
Dirk Bouwmeester
Department of Physics, Center for Spintronics and Quantum Computation, University of California
Entangled photons, solid-state cavity QED, and the quest for macroscopic quantum superpositions
Feb 22
1:00 PM
Pasquale Sodano
Dipartimento di Fisica e Sezione I.N.F.N., Universita di Perugia, Italy
Quantum Macroscopic Coherence and(/or) Topological Order in Josephson Junction Networks.
Feb 9
12:30 PM
Michael G. Moore
Ohio University
Deterministic, Long-Distance Teleportation of Atomic Qubits Via Optical Interferometry
Feb 2
12:30 PM
Krzysztof Sacha
Jagellonian University, Poland
N-particle Bogoliubov vacuum state
Jan 13
1:00 PM
Francesco DeMartini
Dipartimento de Fisica, Universita "La Sapienza" Italy
Realization of a Decoherence-free Mesoscopic Quantum Superposition
Jan 12
12:30 PM
Maria Luisa Chiofalo
Scuola Normale Superiore
Equilibrium and nonequilibrium phenomena in the BCS-BEC crossover of atomic Fermi gases.

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