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Quantum Institute : 2008 Visitor Symposia Schedule


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

Quantum Institute: Visitor Schedule 2008

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.



Topic (link to abstract)

October 22, 2008
12:30 PM
Igor Dzyaloshinskii,
University of California
Technical Host: Peter Milonni
Ferromagnets in external electric field
October 16, 2008
12:30 PM
Haitao Quan,
Microscopic Work Distribution of Small Systems in Quantum Isothermal Processes and the Minimum Work Principle
October 7, 2008
12:30 PM
Adam Steele,
Georgia Tech
Technical Host: Xinxin Zhao
Optical Nuclear Physics Step 1: Trapping Th3+
October 2, 2008
12:30 PM
A. M. Rey,
JILA and University of Colorado, Department of Physics, University of Colorado
Technical Host: Eddy Timmermans
Exploring quantum magnetism in optical super-lattices
September 4, 2008
12:30 PM
Yves Pomeau,
ENS Paris and CNLS Ulam Scholar
Technical Host: David Roberts
Quantum tunneling of optical solitons
August 28, 2008
12:30 PM
Steven T. Flammia,
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Technical Host: Jim Harrington
"One-way quantum computing in the optical frequency comb"
August 21, 2008
12:30 PM
Augusto Smerzi,
BEC CNR-INFM and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita' di Trento, Italy
Entanglement and Heisenberg Limit in Quantum Interferometry
August 14, 2008
12:30 PM
Alexander Abanov,
Stony Brook
Technical Host: Razvan Teodorescu
Allowed charge transfers between coherent conductors driven by a time-dependent scatterer
August 7, 2008
12:30 PM
James Hartle,
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
The Quasiclassical Realms of this Quantum Universe
July 31, 2008
12:30 PM
Sergio Rica,
Universidad de Chile
Technical Host: David Roberts
Theory of Supersolids
July 24, 2008
12:30 PM
Matthew Davis,
University of Queensland
Technical Host: David Roberts
Spontaneous vortices in the formation of a Bose-Einstein condensate
July 17, 2008
12:30 PM
Fernando Lombardo,
University of Buenos Aires
Technical Host: Diego Dalvit
Environmentally induced correction to the geometric phase in a two-level system
July 10, 2008
12:30 PM
Felipe da Rosa,
Casimir Repulsion and Metamaterials
June 12, 2008
12:30 PM
Marco Merkli,
Memorial University
Technical Host: Gennady Berman
Resonance method and decoherence
May 22, 2008
12:30 PM
Yves Pomeau,
ENS Paris and CNLS Ulam Scholar
Quantum Braking
May 15, 2008
12:30 PM
Jun Ye,
University of Colorado
Technical Host: Xinxin Zhao
Precision Quantum metrology
May 8, 2008
12:30 PM
Viatcheslav Dobrovitski,
Iowa State University, Ames Laboratory
Technical Host: Khaled Alhassanieh
Decoherence and control of single central spins in solid state systems
May 1, 2008
12:30 PM
Michael Zwolak,
T Division, LANL
Finite Representations of Continuum Environments
April 24, 2008
12:30 PM
Mark M. Wilde,
University of Southern California
Technical Host: Jim Harrington
Quantum Coding with Entanglement
April 17, 2008
12:30 PM
Razvan Teodorescu,
T-13 Complex Systems, LANL
Quantum information processing with cold Fermi gases in the fast pairing regime
April 10, 2008
12:30 PM
Dr. L. Fedichkin,
Michigan State University
Technical Host: Dima V. Mozyrsky
Quantum Walks of Electron in Quantum Dot Nanostructures
April 3, 2008
12:30 PM
Graeme Smith,
Technical Host: Jon Yard
Capacities of a Quantum Channel with Symmetric Assistance
March 27, 2008
12:30 PM
Daniel A. Steck,
Oregon Center for Optics and Department of Physics
Technical Host: Salman Habib
Quantum Measurement and Control of Atomic Motion
March 20, 2008
12:30 PM
Andris Ambainis,
University of Latvia
Technical Host: Matthew Hastings
Quantum Random Walks and Quantum Algorithms
March 6, 2008
12:30 PM
Peter Engels,
Washington State University
Technical Host: Wojciech Zurek
Nonlinear Dynamics in BECs ~ Faraday waves, solitons and quantum shock
Feb. 29, 2008
12:30 PM
Dieter Meschede,
University of Bonn
Technical Host: Malcolm Boshier
Taming Atoms with Light
Feb. 28, 2008
12:30 PM
Juan Pablo Paz,
University of Buenos Aires
Dynamics of the Entanglement Between Two Oscillators in the Same Environment
Feb. 14, 2008
3 PM
Serge Haroche,
Ecole Normale Supérieure and Collège de France, Paris
Quantum Non Demolition Counting of Photons and Schrödinger Cat Tomography in Cavity QED Experiments
Feb. 7, 2008
12:30 PM
Andrei Chitov
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Atomic Collapse in Graphene
Jan. 31, 2008
12:30 PM
Stefanos Papanikolaou
University of Illinois
Topological Phases and Topological Entropy of Systems with Finite Correlation Length
Jan. 25, 2008
12:30 PM
Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Harvard University
Quantum Algorithms for the Simulation of Classical and Quantum Systems: Protein Folding and Chemical Reaction Dynamics
Jan. 22, 2008
1 to 3 PM
Thomas Dittrich
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Semiclassical Propagation in Phase Space

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