International Symposium of Quantum Science & Technology

Event Date: April 21, 2019
Hosted By: Purdue Quantum Center
Location: MRGN 211
Contact Name: Jamie Turner
Contact Phone: 765-494-3509
Contact Email: jjturner@purdue.edu
Priority: No
School or Program: College of Engineering
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Sunday, April 21

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

Monday, April 22

  • 8:00 – 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast: Burton Morgan Café (MRGN)
  • 8:30 – 8:45 am 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

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

Session 2: Quantum Photonics (MRGN 121)
Session Chair: Mike Shlesinger, Office of Naval Research (ONR)

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

Tuesday, April 23

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

Session 3: Quantum Materials & Devices (MRGN 121)
Session Chair: Leonid Rokhinson, Purdue University

  • 8:45 – 9:15 am Laura Greene: National MagLab and Florida State University
                             Correlated Electrons: The Dark Energy of Quantum Materials
  • 9:20 – 9:50 am Paul Canfield: Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University
                             Discovery of spin-vortex-crystal magnetic order in Ni- and Co- doped CaKFe4As4
  • 9:50 – 10:05 am Break
  • 10:10 – 10:40 am Mike Manfra: Purdue University and Microsoft Station Q
                                 Aharonov-Bohm interference of fractional quantum Hall edge modes
  • 10:45 – 11:15 am Charlie Marcus: University of Copenhagen, Center for Quantum Devices. Microsoft Quantum Lab Copenhagen
                                 Routes to Topological Qubits
  • 11:20 – 11:45 am Panel Discussion
  • 12:00 – 1:25 pm Lunch: Burton Morgan Café

Session 4: Quantum Computation (MRGN 121)
Session Chair: Jason Turner, Entanglement Institute

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