SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

August  1, 2014

Frontiers of Quantum Decoherence
An International Workshop

Centre for Quantum Information and Quantum Control (CQIQC)
August 12-14, 2006
Fields Institute & Bahen Center, University of Toronto, Canada


Workshop Program -
Speaker Abstracts

SATURDAY August 12 (Fields Institute, Room 230)
9:00-9:30 Welcome & Refreshments
9:30-9:40 Opening Remarks
9:45-10:30 CHRISTOPHER BAUERLE
Decoherence in metallic quantum wires and quantum networks
10:30-11:15 ANDREI ZAIKIN
Quantum decoherence in quantum dots: Effect of electron-electron interactions
11:15-11:30 Coffee
11:30-12:15 ROGER KOCH
Experimental Demonstration of an OscillatorStabilized Josephson Flux Qubit
12:15-1:45 Lunch
1:45-2:30 FRANK WILHELM
Loss of visibility and the sensitivity to initial conditions in spin-Boson type models
2:30-3:15 JAN KYCIA
1/f Noise in Josephson Junctions
3:15-3:30 Coffee
3:30-4:15 PRITIRAJ MOHANTY
Quantum Nanomechanics: Quantized Motion and Stochastic Resonance
4:15-5:00 AASHISH CLERK
Quantum-Limited Detection With Strongly Correlated Detectors
7:00 Banquet
SUNDAY August 13 (Fields Institute, Room 230)
9:00-9:30 Refreshments
9:30-10:15 DANIEL LIDAR
Adiabaticity in open quantum systems
10:15-11:00 LORENZA VIOLA
Coherence preservation via randomized dynamical control
11:00-11:15 Coffee
11:15-12:00 IVAN DEUTSCH
Quantum State Estimation via Continuous Measurement
12:00-12:45 HOWARD WISEMAN
The Preferred Ensemble Fact, with Applications to Quantum Feedback Control
12:45-2:15 Lunch
2:15-3:00 ANDREW WHITE
Optical entangling gates
3:00-3:45 GERSHON KURIZKI
Preventing Multipartite Disentanglementby Local Modulations
3:45-4:00 Coffee
4:00-4:30 Panel Discussion #1: Decoherence Times & Quantum Control
(James/Brumer)
MONDAY August 14 (Bahen Center, Room BA 1230)
8:30-9:00 Refreshment
9:00-9:45 FABRICE GERBIER
Phase (de)coherence in ultracold quantum gases
9:45-10:30 SALMAN HABIB
Decoherence and the Quantum-Classical Transition
10:30-10:45 Coffee
10:45-11:30 SHOHINI GHOSE
Dynamics of Open Quantum Chaotic Systems
11:30-12:15 BRIAN KING
Trapped atomic ions as a decoherence "micro laboratory"
12:15-1:45 Bag Lunch & Coffee
1:45-2:30 TBA
2:30-3:00 Panel Discussion #2: Quantum to Classical Transitions
(Steinberg/Griffin)
3:00 Closing Remarks