Monday, October 21, 2019 (all day) to Thursday, October 24, 2019 (all day)

The Quantum Innovators in Computer Science and Mathematics workshop brings together promising researchers working on theoretical aspects of quantum information and computation in computer science and mathematics. 

Talks are open for anyone to attend.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — 9:30 AM EST

Rui Yang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

In this talk Dr. Yang will talk about a few quantum devices studied during past years. In the first half, Dr. Yang will talk about his research on nanodevices made of 2d materials. The focus will be on the study of the magnetic impurities in graphene by phase coherent transport. In the second half, the talk will focus on Dr. Yang’s research on the superconducting quantum computation system. The focus will be on the study of a broad-band Josephson Parametric Amplifier.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — 1:00 PM EST

The interplay of strain, pressure, superconductivity, and topology in Weyl semimetal MoTe2

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — 4:00 PM EST

Natalie Klco - Institute for Nuclear Theory, The University of Washington

Monday, December 9, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST

Karan Mehta, ETH Zurich

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — 1:00 PM EST

Single-photon detectors for satellite-based quantum communications

Nigar Sultana

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 (all day) to Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (all day)

The goal of the IQC Workshop on Quantum Illumination is to bring together a wide range of participants from these various domains to discuss the state of the art in laboratory research, the range of possible applications, and paths toward those applications.

Monday, December 2, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

Ivan Deutsch, University of New Mexico

Monday, November 25, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

Mete Atature, The University of Cambridge

Monday, November 25, 2019 — 12:00 PM EST

Tomoyuki Morimae, Kyoto University

It is known that several sub-universal quantum computing models, such as the IQP model, Boson sampling model, and the one-clean qubit model, cannot be classically simulated unless the polynomial-time hierarchy collapses. However, these results exclude only polynomial-time classical simulations. In this talk, based on fine-grained complexity conjectures, I show more ``fine-grained" quantum supremacy results that prohibit certain exponential-time classical simulations. (Morimae and Tamaki, arXiv:1901.01637)

Friday, November 22, 2019 (all day) to Sunday, November 24, 2019 (all day)
Schrödinger's Class logo

Join us for three days at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) for Schrödinger's Class November 22 – 24, 2019. You will have the opportunity to attend lectures and engage in hands-on activities focused on the integration of quantum technology into the current teaching curriculum. We will discuss quantum information science and technology to give you a deeper understanding of quantum mechanics.

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 4, 2019.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST

Seminar featuring Bhaskaran Muralidharan, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Monday, November 18, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

Pavel Lougovski, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

Jesse Stryker, The University of Washington

Results from the first digital quantum simulation of an SU(2) gauge theory are presented. This was done by analytically constructing gauge-invariant states and implementing a Trotterized time evolution operator for that basis on superconducting hardware. By using error mitigation techniques, electric energy measurements could be reliably extracted following one Trotter-Suzuki time step. This work is a small but important step toward determining what field-theoretic calculations will be possible using near-term devices.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — 9:30 AM EST

Seminar featuring Ghulam Dastgeer, Sejong University

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

Seminar featuring Vikesh Siddhu

A long standing issue in quantum information theory is to understand the quantum capacity. One main reason for our lack of understanding is the non-additivity of the one-shot quantum capacity. Another reason is the absence of clarity about noisy quantum channels that have positive quantum capacity.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — 11:00 AM EST

Narayanan Rengaswamy, Duke University

In order to perform universal fault-tolerant quantum computation, one needs to implement a logical non-Clifford gate. Consequently, it is important to understand codes that implement such gates transversally. In this paper, we adopt an algebraic approach to characterize all stabilizer codes for which transversal T and T^{-1} gates preserve the codespace. Our Heisenberg perspective reduces this question to a finite geometry problem that translates to the design of certain classical codes. We prove three corollaries of this result:

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

John Nichol, University of Rochester

Monday, October 28, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

Fabio Cicoira, Department of Chemical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada

Friday, October 25, 2019 (all day)

The one-day workshop is the third in a series that brings together researchers at Institut de Recherche en Informatique Fondamentale (IRIF), Université Paris-Diderot and the Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo. It will feature a full day of talks on recent progress in quantum algorithms and complexity theory, and related areas, made by members of the two institutions, with the idea to foster collaboration.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Luke Govia Raytheon-BBN Technologies

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

Robbyn Trappen, West Virginia University

The family of materials known as complex magnetic oxides have gained a great deal of attention as potential candidates in a number of novel energy saving device applications; however a major barrier to using these materials for their proposed applications has been due to the loss or reduction of magnetism in very thin or small magnetic materials, (typically at surfaces and interfaces) also called the magnetic dead layer problem, which despite extensive research continues to be a challenging issue to resolve.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

A Monochromatic Atom-wide Electron Probe for Nanoscale Materials Excitations

Maureen Joel Lagos
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy
McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
2:30 p.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)


Monday, September 30, 2019 (all day) to Thursday, October 3, 2019 (all day)
Quantum Innovators logo

The Quantum Innovators in science and engineering workshop brings together the most promising young researchers in quantum physics and engineering. Guests are invited for a four-day conference aimed at exploring the frontier of our field.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT

Security in the Quantum Future

Quantum theory is quickly becoming quantum technology.


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