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Friday, August 24, 2018 — 11:45 AM EDT

Security Proof for Discrete-Modulated Continuous Variable Quantum Key Distribution

Speaker: Twesh Upadhyaya

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

Speaker: Christopher Erven, IQC alumnus

The Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) is a world-first incubator for quantum-based technology innovators. Its vision is to educate and create the quantum entrepreneurs of the future who will be the foundation, pillars, and growth of the UK’s and the Global Quantum Industry. Its mission is to develop the thought leaders and entrepreneurs who will take quantum technologies out of the lab and into the real world.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT
Daniel Puzzuoli

Entanglement in single-shot quantum channel discrimination

PhD candidate: Daniel Puzzuoli
Supervisor: John Watrous

Thesis available from MGO - mgo@uwaterloo.ca

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT
Ian Hincks

Exploring Practical Methodologies for the Characterization and Control of Small Quantum Systems

PhD Candidate: Ian Hincks
Supervisors: David Cory, Joseph Emerson

Thesis available from MGO - mgo@uwaterloo.ca

Monday, August 13, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT
Ramy Tannous

Polarization Entangled Photon Sources for Free-Space Quantum Key Distribution

M.Sc. Candidate: Ramy Tannous​
Supervisor: Thomas Jennewein

​The thesis has been deposited in the Faculty of Science Graduate Office, PHY 2013, and is available for perusal.

Friday, August 10, 2018 (all day) to Friday, August 17, 2018 (all day)
Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) logo

Apply for QCSYS and discover how the physics and mathematics of quantum mechanics and cryptography merge into one of the most exciting topics in contemporary science – quantum cryptography.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

Yaoyun Shi, Director, Alibaba Quantum Laboratory (AQL)

I will take this opportunity to share with the Waterloo quantum community the thinkings behind Alibaba Group's quantum computing program and our main activities. Questions and comments from the audience are welcome.

About the speaker: Yaoyun Shi is a computer scientist trained at Beijing University, Princeton, and Caltech. He taught at University of Michigan before moving to Alibaba to launch its quantum computing program.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

Nick Spooner, University of Southern California, Berkeley

Friday, August 3, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Jinglei Zhang, Aarhus University

Thursday, August 2, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Luca Dellantonio, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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