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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"

Program

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.

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