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Fifth Annual SQuInT Workshop

Fifth Annual SQuInT Workshop

Start Date: Feb 07, 2003 - 08:00am
End Date: Feb 09, 2003 - 12:30pm

Host: Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of New Mexico Center for Advanced Studies

Location: La Fonda on the Plaza Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Invited Speakers

(Outside or New to SQuInT)

  • Ignacio Cirac, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
  • Philippe Grangier, Institut d'Optique, Orsay France
  • Trey Porto, NIST, Gaithersbug
  • Dan Rugar IBM, Almaden
  • Lu Sham, University of California, San Diego
  • Florian Schreck, University of Texas, Austin

Invited Tutorial

John Martinis, NIST Boulder,"Quantum Computing with Superconducting Qubits"


All technical sessions will take place in the Hotel Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Thursday, Feb 6

6.00-8.00 pm Registration, ballroom foyer

Friday, Feb 7

8.00-8.45 Continental breakfast in the ballroom foyer
8.45-9.00 Welcoming remarks
9.00-10.30 Session #1 Trapping Single Atoms David Wineland (NIST), presider

  • Philippe Grangier (Institut d’Optique) Quantum information with individually trapped neutral atoms
  • Florian Schreck (UT-Austin) A quantum tweezer for atoms
  • Jason McKeever (Caltech) State-insensitive trapping of single atoms in cavity QED

10.30-11.00 morning coffee
11.00-12.30 Session #2 Quantum Information Theory I Carl Caves (UNM), presider

  • Wojciech Zurek (LANL-T) Environment-assisted invariance, ignorance, and information in quantum physics
  • JM Geremia (Caltech) Characterizing the structure and robustness of dynamically generated many-particle
  • entanglement in symmetric spin systems
  • Jiri Vala (UCB) Geometric theory of two-qubit non-local operations

12.30-2.00 lunch
2.00-3.30 Session #3 QIP in semiconductors Gennady Berman (LANL), presider

  • Lu J. Sham (UCSD) Optical control of electron spin dynamics in semiconductor quantum dots for quantum
  • computation
  • Mike Raymer (U. Oregon) QIP using semiconductor quantum dots in the strong cavity-QED regime
  • Deepak Sethu Rao (UCLA) Single photon detector for quantum communications

3.30-4.00 afternoon tea
4.00-5.30 Session #4 Poster Previews
6.00-7.30 Poster Session

Saturday, Feb 8

8.00-9.00 Continental breakfast in the ballroom foyer
9.00-10.30 Session #5 Quantum Information Theory II Emanuel Knill (LANL), presider

  • David Meyer (UCSD) Quantum concept learning
  • Dave Bacon (Caltech) The cost of quantum correlations
  • Peter Hoyer (U. Calgary) Constant depth quantum circuits

10.30-11.00 morning coffee
11.00-12.00 Session #6 QIP with Trapped Ions, Malcolm Boshier (LANL), presider

  • Murray Barrett (NIST-B) Trapped-ion quantum information processing at NIST
  • Dana Berkeland (LANL-P) Tests for non-randomness in quantum jumps

12.00-1.30 lunch
1.30-2.30 Session #7 Special Tutorial on Josephson Junction Circuits and QIP, Salman Habib (LANL), presider
John Martinis (NIST-B)
2.30-3.30 Session #8 Quantum Information Processing in the Solid State, Alan Bishop (LANL), presider

  • Dan Rugar (IBM) Single-spin magnetic resonance force microscopy: progress and key issues
  • Marilyn E. Hawley (LANL-MST) The role of STM in the fabrication and characterization of a solid state quantum computer

3.30-4.00 afternoon tea
4.00-5.30 Session # 9 Quantum Information Processing in Optical Lattices, Poul Jessen (Arizona), presider

  • Trey Porto (NIST-G) Experiments with Bose-Einstein condensates in optical lattices at NIST
  • Rene Stock (UNM) Quantum logic with trapped neutral atoms via ultracold collisions
  • Jinwei Wu (LANL-C) Experimental progress towards spin entanglement of cold atoms in optical lattices

7.30-10.00 Banquet: La Terraza Room, La Fonda Hotel (followed by executive session for SQuInT steering
committee members)

Sunday, Feb 9

8.00-9.00 Continental breakfast in the ballroom foyer
9.00-10.30 Session # 10 Quantum Optics and QIP, Hideo Mabuchi (Caltech), presider

  • Ignacio Cirac (MPI) Quantum information processing with quantum optical systems
  • Wayne Itano (NIST-B) Absence of entanglement of a coherent field with a two-level atom in free space
  • Jonathan P Dowling (JPL) Linear optics with projective measurements for fun and profit

10.30-11.00 morning coffee
11.30-12.30 Session # 11 Quantum Information III, Juan-Pablo Paz (LANL), presider

  • Lorenza Viola (LANL-CCS) Eulerian quantum control: Bounded-strength control schemes for quantum
  • information processing
  • Andrew Scott (UNM) The classical limit and entanglement for a class of quantum baker's maps
  • Isaac Chuang (MIT) Experimental realization of the Deutsch-Josza Algorithm with a trapped Ca ion.

12.30 Close of meeting

First annual student poster prize winner

Cyrus Master, Stanford University, Efficiency of free energy calculations of spin lattices by spectral quantum algorithms.