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Quantum Initiative: 2013 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 2013

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), Adolfo del Campo (T-4 & CNLS), Michael Di Rosa (C-PCS), Armin Rahmanisisan (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 Adolfo del Campo.

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



Topic (link to abstract)

Nov. 14, 2013
4:00 PM
Dana Anderson,
JILA, University of Colorado
Technical Host: Malcolm Boshier
Atomtronics: An Ultracold Matter Analog of Electronics
Oct.29-Nov.8, 2013
Julian Sonner,
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Introduction to holographic duality and some condensed matter applications
Oct. 31, 2013
12:30 PM
Xiwen Guan,
Australian National University
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Interacting Fermions in one dimension: from few- to many-body phenomena
Oct. 3, 2013
12:30 PM
Brian Swingle,
Harvard University
Technical Host: Armin Rahmani
Entanglement, Renormalization, and Holography
Sep. 26, 2013
12:30 PM
Jay Deep Sau,
University of Maryland, College Park
Technical Host: Dibyendu Roy
The search for topologically degenerate Majorana modes in semiconductor/superconductor interfaces
Sep. 12, 2013
12:30 PM
Federico Spedalieri,
Technical Host: Diego Dalvit
Recent results on the D-Wave processor: physics and applications
Aug. 29, 2013
12:30 PM
Peter Kruger,
University of Nottingham
Technical Host: Diego Dalvit
Quantum gases in micro-engineered environments near surfaces
Aug. 28, 2013
12:30 PM
Sergio Boixo,
USC & Google
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Experimental quantum annealing
Aug. 8, 2013
12:30 PM
Benjamin Schumacher,
Kenyon College
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Aug. 1, 2013
12:30 PM
John Burke,
AFRL, Kirtland AFB
Technical Host: Malcolm Boshier
Precision Navigation and Timing using Atomic Physics: How atoms tell you when and where you are now and in the future
July 18, 2013
12:30 PM
Julian Sonner,
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Dynamics of broken symmetry
July 11, 2013
12:30 PM
Anushya Chandran,
Princeton University
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Kibble-Zurek Scaling and String-Net Coarsening in Topologically Ordered Systems
June 27, 2013
12:30 PM
Jonathan Keeling,
University of St. Andrews
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Non-equilibrium phases of coupled matter-light systems
June 20, 2013
12:30 PM
Jess Riedel,
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Decoherence and the Quantum Detection of Classically Undetectable Phenomena
June 13, 2013
12:30 PM
Sebastian Deffner,
University of Maryland
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Quantum speed limits for non-Markovian dynamics
May 23, 2013
12:30 PM
Pedram Roushan,
UC Santa Barbara
Technical Host: Armin Rahmanisisan
From Surface States of Topological Insulators to Semiconductor Nanowires: Candidates for Realizing Majorana Fermions
May 1, 2013
12:30 PM
Seth Lloyd,
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Gravity and Quantum Information
Mar. 28, 2013
12:30 PM
Oscar Viyuela,
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Density Matrix Topological Insulators: Thermal and decocherent effects playing a crucial role in the notion of topological order
Mar. 14, 2013
12:30 PM
Aditi Mitra,
New York University
Technical Host: Adolfo del Campo
Quantum quenches: prethermalization, thermalization and dynamical phase transitions
Mar. 7, 2013
12:30 PM
Hossein Sadeghpour,
Technical Host: Ryan Behunin
Anomalous heating in ion traps: what is it and can it be mitigated?
Feb. 28, 2013
12:30 PM
Ricardo Decca,
Technical Host: Ryan Behunin
Newton, Casimir and other interactions
Feb. 26, 2013
2:00 PM
Andrew Comech,
Texas A&M
Technical Host: Avadh Saxena
Linear stability of solitary waves in nonlinear Dirac equation
Feb. 7, 2013
12:30 PM
Richard Cleve,
University of Waterloo
Technical Host: Rolando Somma
Classical simulation of entanglement swapping with bounded communication?
Jan. 31, 2013
12:30 PM
Kevin Wright,
Dartmouth College
Technical Host: Changhyun Ryu
SQUID-like phenomena Bose-Einstein condensate "circuits"

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