SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

October  2, 2014
THE FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES



August 12-16, 2013
Location: Bahen Centre, Room 1170 (map)
 
Program
(revised August 13)
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Monday
August 12, 2013

Tuesday
August 13, 2013
Wednesday
August 14, 2013
Thursday
August 15, 2013
Friday
August 16, 2013
8:15 Registration and Morning Coffee      
8:45-9:00 Welcome Remarks 9:00-9:35 Registration and Morning Coffee 8:45-9:00 Registration and Morning Coffee 8:45-9:00 Registration and Morning Coffee 8:45-9:00 Registration and Morning Coffee
Session Chair:
Amr Helmy
Session Chair:
Michael Raymer
Session Chair:
Daniel James
Session Chair:
Alex Hayat*
*to be confirmed
Session Chair:
Dvira Segal
9:00-9:35 Philippe Grangier, L'Institut d'Optique 9:00-9:35 Andrew N. Jordan, University of Rochester
Action Principle for Continuous Quantum Measurement
9:00-9:35 Shunlong Luo,Chinese Academy of Sciences
Discord versus Entanglement
9:00-9:35 Paul Kwiat, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Death of Nonlocality
9:00-9:35 Christopher Monroe, University of Maryland
Quantum Magnetism from the Bottom Up
9:40-10:00

Alessandro Cerč, National University of Singapore
Toward The Generation Of Bell Certified Randomness Using Photons

Presentation

9:40-10:00

Holger F. Hofmann, Hiroshima University
Weak measurement statistics as fundamental law of physics: How inequality violations originate from deterministic relations between the properties of a quantum system

Presentation

9:40-10:15

Michael Raymer, University of Oregon
Quantum Frequency Conversion of States of Light

Presentation

9:40-10:00 Harald Weinfurter, Ludwig-Maximilians-University
Heralded entanglement between widely separated atoms - A route towards a loophole free test of Bell's inequality ?
9:40-10:00

M. Cramer, Ulm University
Quantifying entanglement with simple measurements

10:05-10:25 Joshua A. Slater (Wolfgang Tittel), University of Calgary
An experimental test of all theories with predictive power beyond quantum theory
10:05-10:25

Jeff Lundeen, University of Ottawa
Experimental measurement of a point in phase-space: Observing Dirac's classical analog to the quantum state

Presentation

10:20-10:45

Gerardo Viza, University of Rochester
Weak-values technique for Velocity Measurements

Presentation

10:05-10:25 Nicolas Gisin, University of Geneva
Displacing entanglement back and forth between the micro and macro domains
10:05-10:25 Jacquiline Romero (Miles J. Padgett), University of Glasgow
A nontrivial trivial detection loophole
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 10:45-11:00 Coffee Break 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
  Session Chair:
Gregor Weihs
  Session Chair:
Kartik Srinivasan
  Session Chair:
Eugene Polzik
  Session Chair:
Holger Hofmann
  Session Chair:
Harald Weinfurter
11:00-11:35

Josh Nunn, University of
Oxford
Generating entanglement in solids, and detecting entanglement for QKD

Presentation

11:00-11:35 Yaron Silberberg, Weizmann Institute of Science
Quantum Walks in Photonic Lattices
11:00-11:35 Gregor Weihs, University of Innsbruck
Semiconductor sources of entanglement
11:00-11:35 Martin Plenio, Universität Ulm
Diamond Quantum Devices and Biology

11:00-11:35

Joseph Emerson, University of Waterloo
Negative quasi-probability, contextuality and magic are equivalent resources for quantum computation

Presentation

11:40-12:00 Gregory A. Howland, University of Rochester
Imaging Spatial Entanglement with Compressive Sensing
11:40-12:00 Gustavo Lima*, Universidad de Concepción
Long distance propagation of genuine energy-time entanglement
(*to be confirmed)
11:40-12:00 T. H. Taminiau, Delft University of Technology
Measurement-based entanglement and Bell inequality violation with individual solidstate spins
11:40-12:00 Roee Ozeri, Weizmann Institute of Science
Active Decoherence Suppression methods in Metrology
11:40-12:00 Paul Raymond-Robichaud, Universite de Montreal
Parallel Lives

Presentation
12:05-13:30 Lunch 12:05-13:30 Lunch 12:05-13:30 Lunch 12:05-13:30 Lunch 12:05-13:30 Lunch
  Session Chair:
Harry Ruda
Session Chair:
Paul Kwiat*
*to be confirmed
Session Chair:
Paul Brumer

Session Chair:
Gisin Nicolas
Session Chair:
Martin Plenio
13:30-14:05 Kartik Srinivasan, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Frequency conversion interfaces for photonic quantum systems
13:30-14:45 Plenary 1
John F. Clauser,

J.F. Clauser & Associates
13:30-14:45 Plenary 2. H. Jeff Kimble, California Institute of Technology 13:30-14:45 Bell Prize Session
Michel Devoret and Robert Schoelkopf,
Yale University
13:30-14:05 Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Harvard University
14:10-14:45 Eugene Polzik, University of Copenhagen
Deterministic teleportation of spin dynamics and other non-local protocols with atomic ensembles
14:10-14:45

Scott Aaranson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Quantum Computing as 21st-Century Bell Inequality Violation

Presentation

14:45-15:15 Coffee Break 14:45-15:15 Coffee Break 14:45-15:15 Coffee Break 14:45-15:15 Coffee Break 14:45-15:15 Coffee Break
Session Chair: Christian Weedbrook Session Chair:
Greg Scholes
Session Chair:
Andrew Jordan
Session Chair:
Sae Woo Nam
Session Chair:
Aephraim Steinberg*
*to be confirmed
15:20-15:55 Patrick Hayden, McGill University 15:20-15:55 Kenji Ohmori, Institute for Molecular Science
Ultrafast Coherent Control of an Ultracold Rydberg Gas
15:20-15:55

Robert Alicki, University of Gdansk
Thermodynamical cost of accuracy and stability of information processing

Presentation

15:20-15:55 William Munro, NTT Basic Research Labs
Hybrid Quantum Systems: a route forward for distributed information processing
15:20-15:55 Khabat Heshami, University of Calgary
Raman optical quantum memory in NV ensembles coupled to a cavity
16:00-16:20 Michael Hall, Griffith University
Experimental test of universal complementarity relations
16:00-16:35 Moshe Shapiro, University of British Columbia
The quantum dynamics experienced by a single molecular eigenstate excited by incoherent light
16:00-16:35

Marco Merkli, Memorial University
Dynamics of open quantum systems via resonances

Presentation

16:00-16:35

Andrew W. Cross, IBM Watson Research Center
Entangling gates for superconducting qubits and robustness of randomized benchmarking

16:00-16:20 James Schneeloch, University of Rochester
Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Steering Inequalities from Entropic Uncertainty Relations
16:25-16:45 Marco Piani, University of Waterloo
Entanglement-based uncertainty principle for sequential measurements
16:40-17:00 Olga Smirnova, Max-Born Institute
Attosecond Larmor clock
16:40-17:00

Martin Bruderer, Ulm University
Controlling and measuring quantum transport of heat in trapped-ion crystals

Presentation

16:40-17:00 Paul Barclay, University of Calgary
Nanoscale optomechanics for sensing and hybrid quantum systems
16:25-16:45 Keiichi Edamatsu, Tohoku University
Experimental test of error-disturbance uncertainty relations in generalized photonpolarization measurements
16:50-17:05 Coffee break 17:00-17:25 Coffee Break 17:05-17:25 Sadegh Raeisi (Raymond Laflamme), Institute for Quantum Computing
High Polarization of Nuclear Spins by Modulating a Coupled Electron Spin
17:05-17:25 Coffee Break  
  Session Chair:
Bill Munro
17:30-19:30 Posters
displayed on Tuesday
  Session Chair:TBA
17:05-17:40 Sae Woo Nam, National Institute for Standards and Technology 17:25-18:00 Mohamed Amin, D-Wave Systems Inc
Entanglement in a quantum annealing processor
17:45-18:05 Bas Hensen, Delft University of Technology
Heralded entanglement between solid-state qubits separated by 3 meters
17:30-19:30 Posters
displayed on Wednesday
18:05-18:25

Chengyong Hu , University of Bristol
Solid-state quantum communications and quantum computation based on single quantum-dot spin in optical microcavities

Presentation

18:10 - late free at 18:10 19:00 Banquet after 18:30 at Bar Mercurio, Bloor and St. George St. (map)

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