Go to current week, future weeks, or other talks

Date
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Week 1
Mon, Sep 14
2:00 pm
SSR
Coordinators
Organizational Meeting
All interested welcome.
Tue, Sep 15
11:00 am
SSR
all participants
pre-lunch research meeting
until 12:30 pm
Thu, Sep 17
3:30 pm
SSR
Stephen Jordan
Gadgets for Adiabatic Computing

Fri, Sep 18
2:00 pm
AUD
Ben Reichardt
Span Programs and Quantum Algorithms
until 3:00 pm
Week 2
Mon, Sep 21
12:15 pm
AUD
Wim van Dam
The Current State of Quantum Algorithms
Blackboard Lunch; all interested welcome

1:30 pm
FR
all participants
informal late-lunch meeting
until 2:30 pm
Tue, Sep 22
11:00 am
SSR
all participants
pre-lunch research meeting
until 12:30 pm
(Scott Aaronson on BQP vs PH)

Wed, Sep 23
3:30 pm
SSR
Dmitry Gavinsky
Predictive quantum learning

Thu, Sep 24
3:30 pm
SSR
Scott Aaronson
Quantum advice

Fri, Sep 25
2pm
AUD
Steven Girvin
Experimental Demonstration of Quantum Algorithms on a Two-Qubit Superconducting Processor
Come learn what is the qubit!
Week 3
Mon Sep 28
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
informal late-lunch meeting
until 2:30 pm
Tue, Sep 29
11:00 am
FR
all participants
pre-lunch research meeting
until 12:30 pm
Wed, Sep 30
3:30 pm
AUD
Ronald de Wolf
Classical applications of quantum information theory
until 5 pm
Thu, Oct 1
3:30 pm
AUD
Zeph Landau
The detectability lemma: making sense of the notion of quantum constraint violation
until 5 pm
Week 4
Mon, Oct 5
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
informal late-lunch meeting
until 2:30 pm
Tues, Oct 6
11:00 am
FR
Andrew Childs
A black box unitary problem
informal black board talk; until 12:30 pm
Wed, Oct 7
3:30 pm
SSR
Spyridon Michalakis
Approximating the Ground State of Gapped Hamiltonians
until 5 pm
Thu, Oct 8
3:30 pm
SSR
Sean Hallgren
Algorithms for ray class groups and Hilbert class fields
until 5 pm
Week 5
Mon, Oct 12
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
informal late-lunch meeting
Short talk by Robert Koenig on topological QC

until 2:30 pm
Tues, Oct 13
11:00 am
FR
Elizabeth Behrman
Quantum neural networks

informal black board talk; until 12:30 pm

Wed, Oct 14
3:30 pm
SSR
Mark Howard
Tight Noise Thresholds for Quantum Computation with Perfect Stabilizer Operations
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm
Thu, Oct 15
3:30 pm
SSR
Peter Love
Quantum Simulations
until 4:30pm, extra discussion 5 pm
Fri, Oct 16
2:00 pm
TR
Aram Harrow
Entanglement Spread: Solved and open problems
until 3:00pm, extra discussion throughout the meeting
Week 6
Mon, Oct 19
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
Falk Unger will lead discussion -- Fault-tolerant quantum communication complexity
until 2:30 pm
Tues, Oct 20
11:00 am
FR
all participants
Scott Cohen will lead discussion -- The difference between LOCC and separable measurements
informal black board talk; until 12:30 pm
Wed, Oct 21
3:30 pm
SSR
Aram Harrow
Fast quantum algorithm for solving certain systems of linear equations
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm
Thu, Oct 22



There will be no talk today because of the QIP 2010 submission deadline at 23:59

Fri, Oct 23
2:00pm
AUD
Karyn Le Hur
Qubit in the Quantum Many-Body World --- Entanglement Entropy, Decoherence, and the Landau-Zener-Stückelberg-Majorana riddle
until 3pm, extra discussion until 3:15pm
Week 7
Mon, Oct 26
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
Mary Beth Ruskai: Real open problem in quantum information theory
until 2:30 pm
Tues, Oct 27
11:00 am
FR
all participants
Toby Cubitt will lead discussion -- Deriving Master Equations from Quantum Channels is NP-Hard
informal black board talk; until 12:30 pm

4:00 pm
Broida 1640
Hans Mooij
Quantum phase slip in superconducting nanowires
Physics Colloquium until 5:00 pm; note location
Wed, Oct 28
3:30 pm
SSR
Hoi-Kwong Lo
QKD -- assumptions and detection efficiency loophole.
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm
Thu, Oct 29
3:30pm
SSR
Jonathan Oppenheim
Mutual Independence
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm
Fri, Oct 30
12:00
1601 Elings Hall
Simon Trebst
(Station Q)

Interacting anyons in topological quantum liquids
CNSI lunch seminar; until 1 pm
Week 8
Mon, Nov 2
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
reorganization meeting, and short presentations of open problems
until 2:30 pm
Tue, Nov 3
11:00 am
FR
John Schliemann
Entanglement-like correlations between
indistinguishable particles

informal black board talk; until 12:30 pm
Wed, Nov 4
3:30 pm
AUD
Hans Mooij
Quantum simulation with superconducting flux qubits
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm; note location
Thu, Nov 5
3:30pm
AUD
Graeme Smith
Sending quantum information with zero capacity channels
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm; note location
Week 9
Mon, Nov 9
1:30 pm
FR
all participants

until 2:30 pm
Tue, Nov 10
11:00 am
FR
Sarah Croke
Streaming universal entanglement concentration
informal black board talk; until 12:30 pm
Wed, Nov 11
3:30 pm
SSR
Matthew Hastings
Making Almost Commuting Matrices Commute
until 4:30 pm; note that today is Veterans Day and that some parts of campus will be closed
Thu, Nov 12
3:30pm
SSR
Todd Brun
Quantum Steganography
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm
Fri, Nov 13
2:00pm
AUD
Daniel Gottesman
Computationally hard problems in translationally-invariant spin systems
until 3:30pm
Week 10
Mon, Nov 16
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
meet & greet of newly arrived participants
until 2:30 pm
Tue, Nov 17
11:00 am
SSR
Netanel Lindner
A photonic cluster state machine gun
until 12:30 pm
Wed, Nov 18
10:30 am
SSR
Graeme Smith, Charles Bennett, and Debbie Leung
Participant initiated discussion: Closed Timelike Curves -- What they're good or bad for
until 11:30 pm

2:00 pm
MSR
Charles Bennett
KITP Colloquium: Quantum information and the birth and death of complexity
until 3:15 pm
Thu, Nov 19
3:30pm
SSR
Jake Taylor
Entanglement and metrology in hybrid quantum systems
until 4:30pm, extra discussion until 5 pm
Fri, Nov 20
2:00pm
AUD
Xuedong Hu
Recent progress in silicon based quantum computing
until 3:30pm
Week 11
Mon, Nov 23
11:00am
SSR
Lin Tian
Superconducting Resonators and Their Applications in Quantum Engineering
until noon

1:30 pm
FR
all participants
meet & greet of newly arrived participants and sharing open problems
until 2:30 pm
Tue, Nov 24
11:00 am
SSR
Andrew Briggs
Outstanding problems in using spin states for practical quantum information science
until noon

4:00 pm
Broida 1640
Daniel Loss
Spin-Qubits in Nanostructures
Physics Colloquium until 5:00 pm; note location
Tue, Nov 24
2:00 pm
SSR
Kieron Burke
The unreasonable accuracy of asymptotic expansions: Why density functional theory works
Special cross-program seminar
Wed, Nov 25
11:00am
SSR
Frank Wilhelm
Optimal contol of imperfect qubits

Thur-Fri, Nov 26-27



Thanksgiving


Week 12
Mon, Nov 30
11:00am
SSR
Frank Verstraete
Quantum Simulations
until noon
Mon, Nov 30
1:30 pm
FR
all participants
meet & greet of newly arrived participants and sharing open problems
until 2:00pm
Mon, Nov 30
2:15pm
AUD
Jens Eisert
Learning much from little: Compressed sensing approach to quantum state tomography and other ideas of systems identification
until 3:15pm
Tue, Dec. 1
11:00 am
SSR
Lieven Vandersypen
Control of electron and nuclear spins in GaAs quantum dots
until noon
Tue, Dec. 1
2:00 pm
AUD
Ignacio Cirac
TBA
until 3pm
Tue, Dec 1
4:00 pm
SSR
Daniel Loss
Self-correcting quantum memories
until 5pm
Wed, Dec 2
11:00 am
SSR
David DiVincenzo
Cross Kerr effect and other quantum optics with the superconducting ring resonator
until noon
Wed, Dec 2
2:00pm
AUD
Misha Lukin
TBA
until 3pm
Wed Dec 2
4pm
SSR
Atac Imamoglu
Quantum optics with quantum dots
until 5pm
Thurs Dec 3
11:00am
AUD
Bill Coish
Spin-bath decoherence: Old results and new surprises
until noon
Thurs Dec 3
1:30pm
MSR
Amir Yacoby
Ultra long coherence of 2 electron logical spin qubits in GaAs quantum dots
until 2:30pm
Thurs Dec 3
3:30pm
SSR
John Preskill
Protected gates for robust superconducting qubit
until 4:30pm






Week 13
Mon, Dec 7
11:00 am
SSR
David Awschalom/Greg Fuchs
Gigahertz dynamics of a strongly-driven single spin in diamond
until noon
Mon, Dec 7
2pm
AUD
Charlie Marcus
Progress Report on Spin Qubits
until 3pm
Tues, Dec 8
11am
SSR
Peter Zoller
Quantum Optics-Solid State Hybrid Systems
Tues, Dec 8
2pm
AUD
Shankar DasSarma
Spin quantum coherence
until 3pm
Wed Dec 9
11:30am
AUD
Jeremy Levy
A New Platform for Developing Quantum Information Technology
until 12:30pm


*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room 1003A, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, TR=Tower Room (2nd floor)

Planned talks that have not been scheduled yet:

Other regularly scheduled talks that might of interest:
  • KITP Blackboard Lunch: Mondays, 12:15 - 1:30 pm, KITP, Auditorium
  • Station Q lunch seminar: Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:00 pm in Elings Hall, room 2250
  • Physics Department Colloquium: Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, Broida, room 1640
  • KITP Colloquium: Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, KITP, Main Seminar Room
[TOP⇧]