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Quantum Initiative: 2012 Quantum Lunch Seminar Schedule


  • Coordinator
    Adolfo del Campo
  • Quantum Lunch Location:
    T-Division Conference Room, TA-3,
    Building 123, Room 121

Quantum Initiative: Visitor Schedule 2012

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

The organizing committee includes Ryan O. Behunin (T-4 & CNLS), Malcolm Boshier (P-21), Adolfo del Campo (T-4 & CNLS), Michael Di Rosa (C-PCS), Ivar Martin (T-4), Changhyun Ryu (P-21), Rolando D. Somma (T-4), Christopher Ticknor (T-1), and Wojciech H. Zurek (T-4).

For more information, or to nominate a speaker, contact Adolfo del Campo.

To add your name to the Quantum Lunch email list, contact Ellie Vigil.



Topic (link to abstract)

Dec. 20, 2012
12:30 PM
Sumanta Tewari,
Clemson University
Technical Host: Dibyendu Roy
The search for the quirky quantum particle struck gold: The emergence of Majorana fermions in condensed matter physics and its implications
Dec. 13, 2012
12:30 PM
Michael Zwolak,
Oregon State University
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Dec. 6, 2012
12:30 PM
Xinxin Zhao,
Technical Host:
Observation of the Deexcitation of the 229mTh Nuclear Isomer
Nov. 29, 2012
12:30 PM
Lawrence S. Schulman,
Clarkson University
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Relative momentum for identical particles
Nov. 15, 2012
12:30 PM
Brian Anderson,
University of Arizona
Technical Host: Chris Ticknor
Studies of Vortex Physics in 2D with Bose-Einstein Condensates
Nov. 8, 2012
12:30 PM
Denys Bondar,
Princeton University
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Operational Dynamic Modeling: Quantum-to-classical Transition and Relativistic Quantum Transport
Nov. 6, 2012
3:00 PM
Fernando Cucchietti,
Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Technical Host: Eddy Timmermans
Can we trust quantum simulators?
Nov. 1, 2012
12:30 PM
Lorenza Viola,
Dartmouth College
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Quantum control of open quantum systems: from dissipation-protected to dissipation-driven quantum dynamics
Oct. 15, 2012
2:00 PM
Edward Hinds,
Imperial College, London
Technical Host: Malcolm Boshier
Towards cavity QED on a chip
Sep. 6, 2012
12:30 PM
Kin Chung Fong,
California Institute of Technology
Technical Host: Dima Mozyrsky
Can graphene detect single microwave photon?
Aug. 16, 2012
12:30 PM
Armin Rahmanisisan,
Technical Host:
Thermally isolated Luttinger liquids with noisy Hamiltonians
July 26, 2012
12:30 PM
Joseph Traub,
Columbia University
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Algorithms and Complexity for Quantum Computing
July 19, 2012
12:30 PM
Alexander Streltsov,
Heinrich-Heine-Universitat Dusseldorf
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Quantum cost for sending entanglement
July 12, 2012
12:30 PM
Ramil Nigmatullin,
Ulm University
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Linear to Zigzag Phase Transition in Ion Traps
July 5, 2012
12:30 PM
Zohar Nussinov,
Washington University
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Universal Spin Duals to Majorana Networks, Fractionalization in Exactly Solvable Systems, and Holography
June 28, 2012
12:30 PM
Jacek Klos,
University of Maryland
Technical Host: Michael Di Rosa
Collisional processes involving radicals: Theory & Experiment
Tuesday June 19, 2012
10:30 AM
Alan K. Harrison,
Technical Host:
Wavefunction Collapse via a Nonlocal Relativistic Variational Principle: A New Theory of Quantum Mechanics
Tuesday May 29, 2012
12:30 PM
Tanja E. Mehlstaubler,
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Optical Clocks - Search for Physics beyond the Standard Model
Apr. 19, 2012
12:30 PM
Ryan Wilson,
Technical Host: Chris Ticknor
Manifestations of the Roton in Dipolar Bose Gases
Apr. 12, 2012
12:30 PM
Jess Riedel,
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Decoherence, Quantum Darwinism, and the Real World
Tuesday Feb. 21, 2012
12:30 PM
Stephanie Wehner,
National University of Singapore
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Security in the noisy-storage model
Feb. 9, 2012
12:30 PM
Andrew Sykes,
Technical Host:
Probing the quantum state of a 1D Bose gas using off-resonant light scattering
Feb. 2, 2012
12:30 PM
Jeff Sherman,
NIST Boulder
Technical Host: Clark Griffith
Blackbody-Stark and cold-collision shifts in an optical lattice clock

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