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Quantum Initiative: 2015 Quantum Lunch Seminar Schedule


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

Quantum Initiative: Visitor Schedule 2015

The Quantum Lunch is regularly held on Thursdays in the Theoretical Division Conference Room, TA-3, Building 123, Room 121.

The organizing committee includes Malcolm Boshier (P-21), Diego Dalvit (T-4), Michael Di Rosa (C-PCS), Sebastian Deffner (T-4 & CNLS), Changhyun Ryu (P-21) , Nikolai Sinitsyn (T-4), Rolando Somma (T-4), Christopher Ticknor (T-1), and Wojciech Zurek (T-4).

For more information, or to nominate a speaker, contact Sebastian Deffner.

To add your name to the Quantum Lunch email list, contact Kacy Hopwood.



Topic (link to abstract)

Dec. 17, 2015
12:30 PM
Maciej Maska,
University of Silesia
Technical Host: Bartlomiej Gardas
Effective approach to the boson-fermion model
Nov. 12, 2015
12:30 PM
Matt Davis,
University of Queensland
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Ebb and flow of superfluids: Bose-Einstein condensates far from equilibrium
Nov. 5, 2015
12:30 PM
Jordan M. Horowitz,
Technical Host: Sebastian Deffner
Nonequilibrium potential and fluctuation theorems for quantum maps
Oct. 22, 2015
12:30 PM
Joe Eberly,
University of Rochester
Technical Host: Peter Milonni
Shifting the Quantum-Classical Border with Classically Entangled Light Beams: Non-local is not Geographical
Oct. 15, 2015
12:30 PM
David Gosset ,
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Gapped and gapless phases of frustration-free spin-1/2 chains
Oct. 8, 2015
12:30 PM
Luis Orozco ,
JQI University of Maryland
Technical Host: Sebastian Deffner
Cavity QED a platform for quantum thermodynamic studies: environment-assisted speed-up
Sep. 3, 2015
12:30 PM
Lukasz Cincio ,
Perimeter Institute
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Emergent anyons and explicit semion wave-function for the chiral spin liquid on the Kagome lattice
August 13, 2015
12:30 PM
Ralph Chamberlin,
Arizona State University
Technical Host: Sebastian Deffner
Nanothermodynamics: A poor-man's approach to the crossover from classical to quantum behavior
August 6, 2015
12:30 PM
Juan Pablo Paz,
University of Buenos Aires
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Work measurement as a generalized quantum measurement
Tues July 21, 2015
12:30 PM
Kilian Singer,
University of Mainz
Technical Host: Sebastian Deffner
Characterization of a single ion heat engine and experimental verification of the Kibble-Zurek mechanism
June 18, 2015
12:30 PM
Herman Batelaan,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Technical Host: Peter Milonni
Controlled double slit electron diffraction
June 11, 2015
12:30 PM
Tsampikos Kottos,
Wesleyan University
Technical Host: Avadh Saxena
Designing novel materials with Parity-Time symmetries: Examples from integrated photonics and electronics
June 4, 2015
12:30 PM
Marios Tsatos,
University of Sao Paulo
Technical Host: Avadh Saxena
Bose-Einstein condensates beyond the mean-field approach: principles and applications in ultracold atomic gases
May 7, 2015
12:30 PM
Marcos Rigol,
Pennsylvania State University
Technical Host: Sebastian Deffner
From unitary dynamics to statistical mechanics in isolated quantum systems
April 30, 2015
12:30 PM
Christopher Jarzynski,
University of Maryland
Technical Host: Sebastian Deffner
Location: Physics Auditorium
Defining work in quantum mechanics: interfering trajectories and decohering heat baths
April 23, 2015
12:30 PM
Stephen Jordan,
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Computational Complexity of Quantum Field Theory
April 16, 2015
12:30 PM
Riccardo Messina,
Université Montpellier
Technical Host: Diego Dalvit
Momentum and energy transfer out of thermal equilibrium: three-body and nanostructuring effects
March 19, 2015
12:30 PM
Igor Aleiner,
Columbia University
Technical Host: Nikolai Sinitsyn
The internal structure of a vortex in a two-dimensional superfluid with long healing length
Feb. 26, 2015
12:30 PM
Anton Andreev,
University of Washington
Technical Host: Nikolai Sinitsyn
Hydrodynamic description of electron transport in high mobility semiconductor nanostructures
Tues. Feb 17, 2015
12:30 PM
Raymond Laflamme,
Institute for Quantum Computing
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Experimental quantum error correction
Feb. 12, 2015
12:30 PM
Leonid Glazman,
Yale University
Technical Host: Nikolai Sinitsyn
Quantum dynamics of a Fluxonium Device
Wed. Jan. 21, 2015
12:30 PM
William Wootters,
Williams College
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
The ubit model in real-amplitude quantum theory
Jan. 15, 2015
12:30 PM
Jiadong Zang,
Johns Hopkins University
Technical Host: Shi-Zeng Linn
Skyrmions in Helimagnets

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