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International Symposium of Quantum Science & Technology

Birck Nanotechnology Center


April 22, 2019
8:00 AM


April 23, 2019
4:30 PM

MRGN 121


Hosted by Purdue Quantum Science and Engineering Institute, Discovery Park, Purdue University

Sunday, April 21

7:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome Reception: East & West Faculty Lounge, Purdue Memorial Union

Monday, April 22

8:00am – 8:30am Registration and Breakfast: Burton Morgan Café (MRGN)
8:30am – 8:45am Welcome Remarks : Burton Morgan Room 121 (MRGN 121)
Tomás Díaz de la Rubia: Vice President of Discovery Park, Purdue University
Yong Chen: Director of PQSEI, Purdue University

Session 1: Quantum Matter (MRGN 121)

Session Chairs: Birgit Kaufmann and Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University

8:45am – 9:15am Peter Zoller: University of Innsbruck, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria
Programmable Quantum Simulators with Atoms and Ions
9:20am – 9:50am Eric Cornell: JILA National Institute of Standards & Technology and University of Colorado
Looking for Fossils of the Big Bang in Molecular Spectra
9:55am – 10:25am Chris Greene: Purdue University
Peculiar Corners of Hilbert Space where Strange States Lie
10:25am – 10:40am Break
10:45am – 11:15am Joel Moore: University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Topological materials as platforms for new particles and electromagnetic responses
11:20am – 11:50am Yong Chen: Purdue University and Purdue Quantum Science and Engineering Institute
New Spins in Quantum Matter and Technologies
11:55am – 12:15pm Panel Discussion
12:15pm – 1:25pm Lunch: Burton Morgan Café

Session 2: Quantum Photonics (MRGN 121)

Session Chair: Mike Shlesinger, Office of Naval Research (ONR)

1:30pm – 2:00pm Moti Segev: Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Topological Photonics
2:05pm – 2:35pm Vladimir Shalaev: Purdue University
Can plasmonics help outpace quantum decoherence?
2:40pm – 2:55pm Break
3:00pm – 3:30pm Jun Ye: JILA National Institute of Standards & Technology and University of Colorado
Quantum matter and atomic clocks
3:35pm – 4:05pm Andrew Weiner: Purdue University
Frequency Domain Quantum Photonics
4:10pm – 4:30pm Panel Discussion
4:30pm – 6:00pm Poster Session & Lab Tours: Birck Nanotechnology Center Atrium
7:00pm Dinner Banquet: Shively Club (3rd Floor), Ross Ade Stadium

Tuesday, April 23

8:00am – 8:40am Breakfast: Burton Morgan Café

Session 3: Quantum Materials & Devices (MRGN 121)

Session Chair: Leonid Rokhinson, Purdue University

8:45am – 9:15am Paul Canfield: Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University
Discovery of spin-vortex-crystal magnetic order in Ni- and Co- doped CaKFe4As4
9:20am – 9:50am Mike Manfra: Purdue University and Microsoft Station Q
Aharonov-Bohm interference of fractional quantum Hall edge modes
9:50am – 10:05am Break
10:10am – 10:40am Charlie Marcus: University of Copenhagen, Center for Quantum Devices. Microsoft Quantum Lab Copenhagen
Routes to Topological Qubits
10:45am – 11:15am Gerardo Ortiz: Professor, Department of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington
Certified Quantum Measurement of Majorana Fermions and New Entangled Quantum Probes
11:20am – 11:45am Panel Discussion
12:00pm – 1:25pm Lunch: Burton Morgan Café

Session 4: Quantum Computation (MRGN 121)

Session Chair: Jason Turner, Entanglement Institute

1:30pm – 2:00pm Daniel Lidar: University of Southern California
Quantum Algorithmic Breakeven: on scaling up with noisy qubits
2:05pm – 2:35pm John Martinis / Jimmy Chen: Google
Engineering a Superconducting Quantum Computer
2:40pm – 2:55pm Break
3:00pm – 3:30pm Mikhail Lukin: Harvard University
Exploring quantum dynamics and entanglement using programmable quantum simulator
3:35pm – 4:05pm Sabre Kais: Purdue University
Quantum Information and Computation for Quantum Chemistry
4:10pm – 4:30pm Closing Remarks
6:00pm – 8:00pm Dinner (Invited Speakers Only): The Bryant

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