Lorentz Center - Quantum measurement and chemical spin dynamics from 15 Mar 2010 through 19 Mar 2010
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    Quantum measurement and chemical spin dynamics
    from 15 Mar 2010 through 19 Mar 2010

 
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Monday 15 March 2010

 

09.00-09.45         Arrival, registration

09.45-10.00         Welcome

10.00-10.40         Introductory Lecture by Peter Hore: Spin Chemistry: an Introduction

10.40-11.00         Discussion (discussion leaders: Ulrich Steiner & Jonathan Jones)

11.00-11.30         Coffee/tea

11.30-12.10         Introductory Lecture by Jonathan Jones: Quantum measurement and the quantum Zeno effect: an Introduction

12.10-12.30         Discussion (discussion leaders: Jörg Matysik & Peter Hore)

12.30-14.00         Lunch, informal discussions

14.00-14.40         Lecture by Peter Toschek: Quantum Zeno paradox and measurements on single quantum objects

14.40-15.20         Lecture by Vlatko Vedral: Could there be any genuine quantum effects in biological systems?

15.20-16.00         Coffee/tea

16.00-17.00         Short talks by poster presenters

17.00-19.00         Wine & cheese party & poster session

 

 

Tuesday 16 March 2010

 

09.00-09.40         Lecture by Klaus Schulten: Coherence in quantum biology

09.40-10.20         Lecture by Hans Briegel: Entanglement in biological systems

10.20-10.50         Coffee/tea

10.50-11.30         Lecture by Christiane Timmel & Kiminori Maeda: A bird’s eye view of chemical compasses - spin chemistry in oriented systems

11.30-12.30         Discussion (discussion leaders: Klaus Schulten & Peter Hore): The role of the quantum Zeno effect and related quantum phenomena in the proposed avian compass magnetoreceptor and the optimum conditions necessary for ultra-sensitive detection of weak magnetic fields by biological systems

12.30-15.00         Lunch, informal discussions

15.00-15.40         Contributed Lecture by Gerd Kothe: Quantum oscillations and spin entanglement in photo-excited triplet state

15.40-16.10         Coffee/tea

16.10-16.50         Lecture by Iannis Kominis: Quantum effects in radical-ion-pair reactions: trivial or not?

16.50-17.30         Lecture by Simon Benjamin: Persistence of full quantum coherence in the avian compass: implications for the RP model

 

 

Wednesday 17 March 2010

 

09.00-09.40         Lecture by Gunnar Jeschke: Quantum mechanical description of magnetic resonance experiments- terminology, concepts, phenomena

09.40-10.20         Lecture by John Morton & Brendon Lovett: Entangling remote nuclear spins linked by a chromophore

10.20-10.50         Coffee/tea

10.50-11.30         Lecture by Ronald Hanson: Measurement and coherent control of single spins in the solid state

11.30-12.30         Discussion (discussion leaders TBA & Jonathan Jones): The parallels between the quantum behaviour of (a) electron spins in radical pairs and (b) coupled quantum dots and organic semiconductor devices

12.30-14.00         Lunch, informal discussions

14.00-14.40         Lecture by Charles Marcus: Spin catalysis with solid-state qubits

14.40-15.10         Coffee/tea

15.10-16.00         Discussions

16.30                   Departure for boat trip and conference dinner

 

 

Thursday 18 March 2010

 

09.00-09.40         Lecture by Oleg Poluektov: Spin dynamics of spin-correlated radical pairs in primary electron transfer reactions in photosynthesis

09.40-10.20         Lecture by Jörg Matysik & Bela Bode: Is the solid-state photo-CIDNP effect of functional relevance in photosynthesis?

10.20-10.50         Coffee/tea

10.50-11.30         Contributed Lecture by Kirill Kavokin: Electron-nuclear spin dynamics in optically pumped semiconductor quantum dots

11.30-12.30         Discussion (discussion leaders: Oleg Poluektov & Jörg Matysik): The importance of quantum spin-chemical processes for the efficiency of photo-induced charge separation in intact photosynthetic systems

12.30-15.00         Lunch, informal discussions

15.00-15.40         Lecture by Ulrich Steiner: Quantum measurement approach to processes induced by triplet sublevel selective spin-orbit coupling – the triplet mechanism, revisited

15.40-16.10         Coffee/tea

16.10-16.50         Contributed Lecture by Ilia Solov’yov: Cryptochrome-based magnetoreception in birds

16.50-17.30         Contributed Lecture by Markus Tiersch: Effects of classical motion of molecules on transfer efficiencies and entanglement

 

 

Friday 19 March 2010

 

09.00-09.40         Lecture by Ahsan Nazir: Interplay of coherence and correlated fluctuations in energy transfer dynamics

09.40-10.20         Lecture by Vitaly Berdinsky: Spin-dependent reactions as the quantum measurement process and moving force of quantum evolution

10.20-10.50         Coffee/tea

10.50-11.30         Lecture by Dirk Bouwmeester: Cavity enhanced interaction between a single photon and a single electron spin

11.30-14.30         Lunch, informal discussions

14.30-15.30         Panel Discussion

15.30                   End

 

 



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