2017 IQI Seminars

IQI: Institute for Quantum Information Weekly Seminars

The  IQI Seminar Series provides an opportunity for colleagues in the research community to present recent work.

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are offered on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm in 107 Annenberg.

Date Speaker Talk Title & Link to Abstract
December 12, 2017 Michael Bremner, University of Technology Sydney Beyond classical computing via randomized low-depth quantum circuits
December 5 Elliot Nelson, Perimeter Institute Classical branches and entanglement structure in the wavefunction of cosmological fluctuations
November 28 David Jennings, University of Oxford Irreversibility and symmetry principles for general quantum processes
November 14 David Perez-Garcia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Matrix Product Operators in Quantum Information
Friday, November 3 Ingo Roth, FU Berlin Recovering quantum gates from few average gate fidelities
October 31 Xun Gao, Tsinghua University Efficient classical simulation of noisy quantum circuit
October 24 Yinan Li, University of Technology Sydney Entanglement transformation and the structure of matrix space
October 17 Koon Tong Goh, National University of Singapore The Geometry of the Quantum Set
September 5 Alex Arkhipov, MIT Quantum Computation with Identical Bosons
August 29 Christopher Chamberland, Institute for Quantum Computing/University of Waterloo Flag fault-tolerant error correction for arbitrary distance codes
August 22 Eleanor Rieffel, NASA Ames Research Center Investigations of quantum heuristics for optimization
August 8 Ben Brown, University of Sydney Picking holes and cutting corners to achieve Clifford gates with the surface code
August 1 András Gilyen, CWI Optimizing quantum optimization algorithms
July 18 Felix Leditsky, University of Colorado/JILA Useful states and entanglement distillation
June 13 Soonwon Choi, Harvard University Quantum many-body dynamics in strongly interacting dipolar spin systems: from time-crystals to quantum metrology
June 6 Stephen Bartlett, University of Sydney Symmetry-protected quantum memories
May 30 Ben Reichardt, University of Southern California Fault-tolerant quantum computation with few qubits
May 23 Glen Evenbly, University of Sherbrooke Hyper-invariant tensor networks and holography
Thursday, May 18 Miguel Navascues,University of Vienna Random variables, entanglement and nonlocality in infinite translation-invariant systems
May 16 Graeme Smith, University of Colorado/JILA Quantum and private capacities of low-noise channels
May 9 Theodore Yoder, MIT Universal fault-tolerant computing with Bacon-Shor codes
May 2 Abel Molina, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo The optimality of projections for quantum state exclusion
Friday, April 14 Konrad Banaszek, University of Warsaw, Poland Quantum metrology gets real
April 4 William Slofstra, Institute for Quantum Computing, Waterloo Entanglement requirements for non-local games
Thursday, March 30 Xiaodi Wu, University of Oregon General randomness amplification with non-signaling security
March 14 Carl Miller, Cryptographic Technology Group NIST Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution with Parallel Inputs
February 21 Iris Cong, University of California, Los Angeles Topological quantum computation with gapped boundaries and boundary defects
February 14 Alvaro Martin Alhambra, University College, London Recovery maps in quantum thermodynamics
Friday, January 27 Hao-Chung Cheng, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Refined Sphere-Packing Bound and Moderate Deviation Analysis for Classical-Quantum Channels
January 24 Norbert Schuch, Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics Constructing topological models by symmetrization: A Projected Entangled Pair State study
January 10 Victor Albert, PhD Candidate, Liang Group, Yale Drainage solutions for quantum systems