March  1, 2024

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

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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

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



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



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


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 ?

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

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



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


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

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


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


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


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

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

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


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

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


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

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



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

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


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

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


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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