Seventeenth Annual SQuInT Workshop

Berkeley, California

Start Date: Feb 19, 2015 - 07:00am
End Date: Feb 21, 2015 - 06:00pm

Host: University of New Mexico Center for Quantum Information and Control (CQuIC)

Location: Doubletree Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, California

Group photo

Invited Speakers

Wednesday Program

4:00pm - 7:00 pmEarly Registration (Belvedere Foyer)

Thursday Program

7:00am - 8:30amBreakfast (Belvedere Foyer)
8:15am - 8:30 amOpening Remarks

SESSION 1: Ion Trap QIP, Chair: Peter Maunz (Ballroom)

8:30am - 9:15amChristopher Monroe, Joint Quantum Institute and University of Maryland
Local and Remote Networks of Trapped Ions
9:15am - 9:45amDaniel Slichter, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Recent progress in trapped ion quantum information at NIST
9:45am - 10:15amSpencer Fallek, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Taking Surface Electrode Traps to the Next Level
10:15am - 10:45amBreak (Belvedere Foyer)

SESSION 2: Quantum Complexity and Thermodynamics, Chair: David Meyer (Ballroom)

10:45am - 11:30amUmesh Vazirani, U.C. Berkeley
Area Laws and the complexity of quantum states
11:30am - 12:00pmAkimasa Miyake, Center for Quantum Information and Control, University of New Mexico
How can Maxwell's demon harness quantum many-body correlations?
12:00pm - 1:30pmLunch (Bay Grille and Quarter Deck)

SESSION 3: Solid State QIP, Chair: James Harrington (Ballroom)

1:30pm - 2:15pmJason Petta, Princeton University
Fully reconfigurable gate architecture for Si/SiGe spin qubits
2:15pm - 2:45pmThaddeus Ladd, HRL Laboratories, LLC
An Exchange-Only Qubit in Isotopically Enriched 28-Si
2:45pm - 3:15pmTian Zhong, California Institute of Technology
Nanophotonic quantum memory based on rare-earth-doped crystals
3:15pm - 3:45pmBreak (Belvedere Foyer)

SESSION 4: Quantum Measurement, Chair: Kevin Young (Ballroom)

3:45pm - 4:30pmYi-Kai Liu, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Tamper-Resistant Cryptographic Hardware in the Isolated Qubits Model
4:30pm - 5:00pmAmir Kalev, Center for Quantum Information and Control, University of New Mexico
Informationally complete measurements from compressed sensing methodology
5:00-5:30 pmRolando Somma, Los Alamos National Laboratory
High-precision Quantum Algorithms

SESSION 5: Poster Session, (Sierra Nevada Foyer)

5:30-7:30 pmPoster Session (Amador, El Dorado, and Mariposa Rooms)

Friday Program

7:00am - 8:30amBreakfast (Fiesta Room)

SESSION 6: Quantum Computation, Chair: Andrew Landahl (Ballroom)

8:30am - 9:15amDaniel Gottesman, Perimeter Institute
Fault-tolerant quantum computation with constant overhead
9:15am - 9:45amKrysta Svore, Microsoft Research
Efficient Synthesis of Universal Probabilistic Quantum Circuits
9:45am - 10:15amBreak (Belvedere Foyer)

SESSION 7: Neutral Atom QIP, Chair: Theresa Lynn (Ballroom)

10:15am-11:00amDan Stamper-Kurn, University of California, Berkeley
Optically measuring and coupling quantum systems in a cavity
11:00am - 11:30amYuan-Yu Jau, Sandia National Laboratories
A Platform of Rydberg-Dressed Cesium Atoms for Quantum Control Applications
11:30am-12:00pmKevin Cox, JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and University of Colorado at Boulder
Spin Squeezing via Measurement -- a Useful Entanglement Resource
12:00pm - 1:30pmLunch (Bay Grille and Quarter Deck)

SESSION 8: Quantum Control, Chair: Poul Jessen (Ballroom)

1:30pm-2:15pmLorenza Viola, Dartmouth College
Dissipative quantum state preparation with quasi-local resources
2:15pm-2:45pmTommaso Calarco, University of Ulm
Steering many-body quantum dynamics
2:45pm-3:15pmAdam Kaufman, University of Colorado at Boulder, JILA
Two-particle quantum interference in tunnel-coupled optical tweezers
3:15pm - 3:45pmBreak (Belvedere Foyer)

SESSION 9a: Break-out 1, AMO QIP II, Chair: Jae Hoon Lee (Angel Room)

3:45pm-4:15pmPeter Maunz, Sandia National Laboratories
Quantum Information Processing in surface electrode ion traps
4:15pm-4:45pmEnrique Montano, University of Arizona
Quantum control and squeezing of collective spin
4:45pm-5:15pmKai-Mei Fu, University of Washington
Hybrid diamond/gallium phosphide photonics for on-chip entanglement generation
5:15pm-5:45pmAndrea Alberti, Institut für Angewandte Physik
Quantum walks with neutral atoms: from quantum transport phenomena to the falsification of classical trajectory theories

SESSION 9b: Break-out 2, Tomography and Metrology, Chair: Bryan Eastin (Belvedere Room)

3:45pm-4:15pmRodney Van Meter, Keio University
Distributed Management of Density Matrices
4:15pm-4:45pmItay Hen, University of Southern California
Role of classical hardness for quantum annealers
4:45pm-5:15pmKenneth Rudinger, Sandia National Laboratories
Hyper-Accurate Gate Set Tomography
5:15pm-5:45pmJonathan Gross, University of New Mexico, Center for Quantum Information and Control
On the efficacy of weak measurements for tomography

SESSION 9c: Break-out 3, Quantum Information Theory, Chair: Ravi Rau (Treasure Room)

3:45pm-4:15pmMario Berta, Institute for Quantum Information and Matter Caltech
Quantum-proof randomness extractors via hierarchies of semidefinite programs
4:15pm-4:45pmGrant Allen, University of California, San Diego
Polynomial Monogamy Relations
4:45pm-5:15pmJon Yard, Microsoft
Quadratic forms in quantum Hall states
5:15pm-5:45pmGilad Gour, Institute for Quantum Science and Technology, University of Calgary
The uncertainty principle in the light of quantum information
7:30pm - 9:30pmBanquet (Angel/Belvedere/Treasure)

Saturday Program

7:00am - 8:30amBreakfast (Belvedere Foyer)

SESSION 10: QIP in Electronics, Chair: Seth Merkel (Ballroom)

8:30am-9:15amJohn Teufel, National Institute of Standards & Technology
Microwave Optomechanical Circuits
9:15am-9:45amHartmut Haeffner, University of California, Berkeley
Michelson-Morley test for electrons using a decoherence-free subspace for trapped ion
9:45am - 10:15amBreak (Belvedere Foyer)

SESSION 11: Experimental Studies of Entanglement, Chair: F. Elohim Becerra (Ballroom)

10:15am-11:00amIrfan Siddiqi, University of California, Berkeley
Quantum Bath Engineering with Superconducting Qubits
11:00am-11:30amMorgan Mitchell, ICFO - Institute of Photonic Sciences
Experiments to observe the entangled particles inside macroscopic quantum states

SESSION 12: Quantum Many-body Systems and Entanglement, Chair: Steven Van Enk (Ballroom)

11:30am-12:15pmNathan Wiebe, Microsoft Research
Quantum Bootstrapping via Compressed Quantum Hamiltonian Learning
12:15pm-12:45pmMark Wilde, Louisiana State University
Fidelity of recovery and geometric squashed entanglement
12:45pm - 2:15pmLunch (Bay Grille and Quarter Deck)

SESSION 13: Quantum Simulation and Many-body Systems, Chair: Robin Blume- Kohout (Ballroom)

2:15pm-3:00pmMonika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University
Topology and Non-Local Quantum Engineering with Ultracold Atoms
3:00pm-3:30pmBenjamin Lev, Stanford University
Neuromorphic photonic computation with multimode cavity QED
3:30pm-4:00pmMohan Sarovar, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore
When can we trust analog quantum simulators?
4:00pm - 4:30pmBreak (Belvedere Foyer)

SESSION 14: Foundations of Quantum Information Science, Chair: Carl Caves (Ballroom)

4:30pm-5:15pmHoward Wiseman, Griffith University
Causation and the Two Theorems of John Bell
5:15pm-6:00pmLeonard Susskind, Stanford University
Entanglement is not Enough