Lorentz Center - Quantum Decoherence and Quantum Information Science from 11 Aug 2008 through 15 Aug 2008
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    Quantum Decoherence and Quantum Information Science
    from 11 Aug 2008 through 15 Aug 2008

 
Preliminary Program - Quantum Decoherence in Quantum Information Science

Quantum Decoherence and Quantum Information Science

 

Workshop program:

 

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Monday 11 August 2008

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09:00 – 09:45  arrival and registration (room 354, third floor)

 

Lecture room De Sitter (groundfloor):

09:45 – 10:00  introduction Lorentz Center by Mrs. M. Kruk-de Bruin

10:00 – 11:30 Roger Penrose : “Quantum State Reduction and Gravity”

11:30 – 11:45  break

11:45 – 12:30  Lajos Diósi : "The gravity-related decoherence/collapse theory"

 

12:30 – 13:30  lunch

 

lecture room 201 (second floor):

13:30 – 15:00  Jens Eisert : "Quantum decoherence without environments and quantum

information science"  

15:00 – 15:30  break

15:30 – 17:00  Jeroen v. d. Brink : “Limits to quantum behavior related to spontaneous

symmetry breaking”

17:00               Wine and cheese welcome party

 

 

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Tuesday 12 August 2008

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lecture room 201:

09:00 – 10:30  Andreas Wallraff : "Coherence and Decoherence in Circuit Quantum

Electrodynamics"

10:30 – 11:00  break

11:00 – 12:30  John Martinis :High Fidelity Quantum Gates in Josephson Phase

Qubits

 

12:30 – 14:00  lunch

 

14:00 – 14:45 Vitaly Shumeiko : "Decoherence of Superconducting Qubits: Non-

Markovian and Mani-Body Effects."

 

14:45 – 15:00  break

15:00 – 16:30  P.-F. Cohadon : "Quantum states and quantum fluctuations of

optomechanical resonators"

16:30 – 17:15  poster session

17:15               Departure by coach to boat trip and conference dinner on board

 

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Wednesday 13 August 2008

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lecture room 201:

09:00 – 10:30  Vlatko Vedral :Entangling Mirrors”

10:30 – 11:00  break

11:00 – 12:30  Christoph Simon : “Can one see Schroedinger's cat?” and “Dephasing

and decoherence in quantum memories”

 

12:30 – 14:00  lunch

 

14:00 – 15:30 Almut Beige : "Quantum computing with macroscopic quantum jumps."

15:45 – 16:15 Jasper van Wezel : “Limits to quantum behavior related to spontaneous

symmetry breaking”

16:15 – 17:15  poster session

           

 

 

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Thursday 14 August 2008

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lecture room 201:

09:00 – 10:30  Lieven Vandersypen : Decoherence and relaxation of a single electron

spin in a quantum dot”

10:30 – 11:00  break

11:00 – 12:30  Richard Warburton :Excitons and spins in self-assembled quantum

dots

 

12:30 – 14:00  lunch

 

14:00 – 15:30  Atac Imamoglu

15:30 – 16:00  break

16:00 – 16:45  Ronald Hanson : "Coherence and control of single spins in diamond"

16:45 – 17:30  poster session

19:00               Conference diner in Leiden                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Friday 15 August 2008

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lecture room 201

09:00 – 10:30  Jörg Schmiedmayer :Watching (de)coherence and quantum noise in

mesoscopic many body systems”

10:30 – 11:00  break

11:00 – 12:30  Markus Arndt : "The limits of matter wave interferometry:

experimentalists, decoherence, dephasing or non-standard extensions of

                        quantum mechanics?"

 

12:30 – 14:00  lunch

 

14:00 – 15:30 Robert Spreeuw : “Two-dimensional array of microtraps with atomic shift

register on a chip”

15:30 – 16:00  final discussion, results, plans

16:00               departure

 

 

Invited speakers: 90 minutes, with 30 minutes for questions, discussions and interruptions.

 

Other speakers: ~ 30 minutes, with 10-15 minutes discussion.



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