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23 February 2017
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Antonio Miguel Garcia-Garcia (Cambridge)

Spectral and thermodynamic properties of the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev model

Fermions with k−body...


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1 March 2017
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Vasileios Vavourakis (UCL)

Macro- to microscale modelling procedures of solid tumour biomechanics

 

At the dawn of the era of...


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Past seminars are listed here

16 February 2017
Time: 12:30 to 13:30
Location: EC Stoner 7.83

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Jan Sperling (Oxford)

Entanglement in highly multipartite systems

Nonlocal quantum correlations had been at the center...


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25 January 2017
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Irene d'Amico (York)

DFT-inspired method to calculate many-body quantum work distribution

To understand how the...


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18 January 2017
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 7.73

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Brendon Lovett (St Andrews)

Quantum decoherence in coupled systems: implications for improved solar energy harvesting...


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14 December 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Michelle Sahai (Roehampton)

Exploring a Common Thread between Addiction and Disease: The Dopamine Transporter

Dopamine...


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7 December 2016
Time: n/a
Location:

Theoretical Physics & Chemistry Seminar: Yoshitaka Tanimura (Kyoto)

Quantum heat current under nonperturbative and non-Markovian conditions: Application to heat...


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30 November 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Suzanne Fielding (Durham)

Complex flows of complex fluidsAfter a pedagogical introduction to the rheology (deformation and...


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30 November 2016
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

Theoretical Physics Seminar: David Mesterhazy (Bern)

Seeing double: Constructing Chern-Simons-Yang-Mills theories on the lattice

Abstract: I sketch the...


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23 November 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Ahsan Nazir (Manchester)

Quantum Dynamics and Thermodynamics at strong reservoir couplingAbstract: Quantum systems are...


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17 November 2016
Time: 15:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.78

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Benjamin Brown (Niels Bohr Institute)

Poking holes and cutting corners to achieve Clifford gates with the surface...


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10 October 2016
Time: 12:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Internal Seminar: Arend Dijkstra

Hierarchy of equations of motion approach to quantum dynamics and the nonlinear response

Abstract:...


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3 October 2016
Time: 12:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Raoul Guiazon (UCL)

Improving the performance of wireless networks using Interference Alignment 

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14 July 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.90

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Johannes Knolle (Cambridge)

Dynamics of a quantum spin liquid

Topological states of matter present a wide variety of striking...


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20 June 2016
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

School Research Seminar: Zlatko Papic

"Strongly-entangled quantum matter"


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13 June 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Joseph Wilson


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6 June 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Kristian Patrick


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23 May 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Christopher Turner


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16 May 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Ben Varcoe


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11 May 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 7.83

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Katarzyna Macieszczak (Nottingham)

EC Stoner 7.83, 15:00

Dynamical phase transitions as a resource for enhanced quantum metrology Abstract: We consider...


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9 May 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Nicholas Furtak-Wells


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25 April 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Dastan Khalid


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20 April 2016
Time: 12:00 to 13:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Felix Flicker (UC Berkeley)

EC Stoner 8.62

The Gyrotropic Magnetic Effect

There has been a great deal of interest recently in so-called...


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18 April 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Chris Self


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11 April 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Robert Purdy


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4 April 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Zoltan Kadar


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21 March 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Glenn Carrington


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21 March 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Gangcheng Wang

The application of YBE to quantum information theory

Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce some...


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7 March 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Chau Vo


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29 February 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: James De Lisle


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22 February 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Tom Barlow


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17 February 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Speaker: Aires Ferreira (University of York)

EC Stoner 8.60, Wednesday Feb 17 @ 3pm

Towards all-electric spintronics in graphene

Recent reports of sizeable spin–orbit coupling in...


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15 February 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Sarah Harris


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10 February 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Christian Schilling (Oxford)

Feb 10, 3pm @ EC Stoner 8.60

Fermionic Exchange Symmetry: Quantifying its Influence beyond Pauli's Exclusion...


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8 February 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Freya Wilson


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3 February 2016
Time: 11:00 to 12:00
Location: QI area

Informal Theory Talk: Ashk Farjami

QI area, Wednesday, February 3rd, 11am

Modifications of the string-net model

Abstract: We will be discussing the formulation of the 2+1D...


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1 February 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Jiannis Pachos


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28 January 2016
Time: 13:00 to 14:30
Location: E.C. Stoner 8.78

Informal talk: Chris Turner

E.C. Stoner 8.78

Introduction to matrix product states (MPS).


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25 January 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Adam Stokes


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18 January 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Shima Ghasemi


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15 January 2016
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: QI

Internal Seminar: Markus Kesselring

Friday, Jan 15, 2pm @ QI area

Majoranas for Quantum Anonymous Broadcast and Lattice Surgery

 

In a first part, the question is...


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14 January 2016
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: QI

Internal Seminar: Kristian Patrick

Thursday, Jan 14, 2pm @ QI area

Abstract:The Kitaev Chain with nearest neighbour hopping and pairing terms has been studied at...


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11 January 2016
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Ben Hanson


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17 December 2015
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Paul Knott (University of Sussex)

Thursday, Dec 17, 4pm @ EC Stoner 8.60

Quantum state engineering and metrology with an evolutionary algorithm


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15 December 2015
Time: 17:30 to 21:00
Location: Christmas Markert, Millenium Square, Leeds

Christmas Feast


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15 December 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll (Instituto de Física Fundamental)

Tuesday, 15/12 @ EC Stoner 8.60 3pm

Superconducting Circuit Microwave PhotonicsJuan Jose Garcia RipollInstituto de Física...


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14 December 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Almut Beige


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9 December 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Mike Evans (Applied Mathematics, Leeds)

EC Stoner 8.60, December 9, 3pm

The simplest model of a complex fluid

TBA

 


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7 December 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Matthew Everitt


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30 November 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Konstantinos Meichanetzidis


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23 November 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: John Mooney


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16 November 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Outi Kamarainen


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10 November 2015
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.90

Theoretical Physics Seminar: David Reha (INSB)

EC Stoner 8.90 at 4pm

A Beginner's Guide to how Proteins Speed up Chemical Reactions with Quantum...


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9 November 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Prasenjit Deb


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2 November 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Diego Quinones Valles


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28 October 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Ville Lahtinen

3pm @ EC Stoner 8.60

Self-organized pseudo-grapheme on grain boundaries in topological band...


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26 October 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Lewis Clark


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23 October 2015
Time: 11:00 to 12:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Giandomenico Palumbo

EC Stoner 8.62

Effective field theories in topological superconductors and semimetalsIn this talk, I discuss some...


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21 October 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Christian Arenz (Aberystwyth)

Wednesday, Oct 21 at 3pm @ EC Stoner 8.60

Control of open quantum systemsThe interaction of a quantum system with its environment is usually...


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19 October 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Internal Seminar: Albert Solernou


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12 October 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: TBA

Internal Seminar: Alex Bullivant


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2 October 2015
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: QI area

TQC Journal Club: Chris Self

Oct 2, 2pm @ QI area


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29 September 2015
Time: 14:00 to 00:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.60

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Roberto Serra (UFABC)

Avoiding irreversibility in an experimental implementation of a quantum heat...


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25 June 2015
Time: n/a
Location:

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Rob Nyman (Imperial)

Bose-Einstein Condensates of Photons in a Dye-Filled MicrocavityRob Nyman, Imperial College...


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12 June 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: 9.90 EC Stoner

Physics Colloquium

Professor Steve Simon

The Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics at Oxford


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2 June 2015
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Location: 9.90 EC Stoner

Theoretical Physics talk - Dr Kovrizhin

Dr Dmitry Kovrizhin from TCM, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge

 

Title: Dynamics of...


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19 May 2015
Time: 13:30 to 14:30
Location: 9.90 EC Stoner

Theoretical Seminar - Benjamin Beri

Topological Kondo effect with Majorana fermions

The Kondo effect is a striking consequence of the...


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13 May 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.62

SOFT MATTER PHYSICS/THEORETICAL PHYSICS/ASTBURY CENTRE SEMINAR

Speaker: Professor Modesto Orozco, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona

 

Title: DNA...


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2 April 2015
Time: 10:00 to 11:00
Location: EC Stoner 8.78

Theory Seminar - Felix Flicker

Title: Quasicrystals, Charge Ordering and the Quantum Hall Effect

 

Abstract: Recent experimental...


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2 March 2015
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Location: 9.90 EC Stoner

Theory Seminar

Prof Duncan Haldane, Princeton University

Title:Quantum geometrodynamics of the incompressible...


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18 February 2015
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location:

Xiongfeng Ma (Tsinghua University)

Device-independent measurement and its applications

In practice, imperfections in measurement devices may bring false conclusions in quantum...


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10 February 2015
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Roger Stevens LT 24

Jonathan Goldwin (Birmingham)

Strong coupling of light and cold atoms in optical ring resonators

The coupling between light and matter in free space is typically weak, in the sense that large...


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6 February 2015
Time: 10:00 to 00:44
Location: Theoretical Physics Corridor

Ville Lahtinen (Freie Universitat Berlin)

so(N)_1 criticality in generalized cluster models

We show that generalized 1D cluster models -- local, translationally invariant and exactly solvable...


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2 February 2015
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Joshua Nunn (Oxford)

Quantum memories for light based on Raman scattering

Quantum technologies could revolutionise computing, communications, and sensing. Optics is a...


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27 January 2015
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Location: TBC

Professor Sir Michael Berry Colloquium


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20 January 2015
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location:

German Sinuco (Sussex)

Periodic driving in Quantum System

Periodic perturbations over a physical system can be useful for a range of purposes including...


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7 January 2015
Time: 10:00 to 17:00
Location: Fairbairn House Upper Chapel, University of Leeds campus.

White Rose Meeting

www.theory.group.shef.ac.uk/White%20Rose/


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16 December 2014
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 8.62

Stefanos Kourtis (Cambridge University)

Two-dimensional topological order of kinetically constrained quantum

particles

Motivated by recent experimental and theoretical work on driven optical lattices, we investigate...


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25 November 2014
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 9.90

​Courtney Brell (Sydney, Australia)

Self-correcting stabilizer quantum memories in 3 dimensions (or slightly less)

Self-correcting quantum memories are systems that allow for the long-term storage of quantum...


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7 October 2014
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 06

Bose-Einstein Condensates of Photons in a Dye-Filled Microcavity

Rob Nyman, Imperial College London

Photons are bosons, but don't normally make Bose-Einstein condensates because their number is not...


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16 July 2014
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.60

Andrew Goldsborough (Warwick)

An Introduction to Tensor Networks

Tensor network methods provide elegant and powerful tools for the simulation of quantum...


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2 July 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.60

Earl Campbell (Sheffield)

Cellular-automaton decoders for topological quantum memories

We introduce a new framework for constructing topological quantum memories, by recasting error...


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11 June 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 9.90

Jamie Vicary (Oxford)

Topological foundations of Quantum Computation

I will describe a new topological foundation for computation, presented in terms of defects...


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14 May 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 7.83

Andreas Kurcz (Madrid, Spain)

Unconventional lattice models with ultrastrong circuit-QED

The ability to single out microwave photons using superconducting strip-line resonators is a...


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30 April 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.60

Adil Gangat (Brisbane, Australia)

Topics in open quantum systems: macroscopic quantum effects, many-body quantum simulation, parent Hamiltonians of quantum fields, and dissipation-induced quantum oscillations

I plan to give an overview of my past and current work in the area of open quantum...


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26 March 2014
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 7.70

Carlo Ottaviani (York)

Two-way quantum cryptography at different wavelengths

We study the security of two-way quantum cryptography at different wavelengths of the...


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19 March 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 7.70

Clive Emary (Hull)

Quantum feedback control

Feedback control plays an important role in `classical technology' and the bet is that this will...


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6 March 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 9.90

Sofyan Iblisdir (Barcelona, Spain)

Markov chains for tensor network states

Markov chains for probability distributions related to matrix product states and 1D Hamiltonians...


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4 March 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: Parkinson SR B.11

Juan Garrahan (Nottingham)

General aspects of classical and quantum glasses

The glass transition is a central open problem in condensed matter science.  It refers to...


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28 February 2014
Time: 12:00 to 01:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.60

Bruno Sanguinetti (Geneva, Switzerland)

Can one see entanglement? How a fun question stimulates serious physics.

Entanglement is one of the most fascinating aspects of quantum mechanics as it is far removed from...


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12 February 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 7.70

Andrew Darmawan (Sydney, Australia)

Graph states as ground states of two-body, frustration-free Hamiltonians

The framework of measurement-based quantum computation (MBQC) allows us to view the ground states...


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30 January 2014
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Location: Roger Stevens LT 25

Simon Benjamin (University of Oxford)

School Colloqium:

A fully scalable quantum computer within 10 years?

We are at an exciting point in the developing field of quantum technology: after decades of work,...


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15 January 2014
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 7.83

Marcos Curty (Vigo, Spain)

Taming side-channels in quantum cryptography

Despite its often praised unconditional security, quantum key distribution (QKD) also relies...


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6 January 2014
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
Location:

James Wootton (Basel)

Novel Topological Phases and Self-Correcting Memories in Interacting Anyon Systems

Abstract: TBA


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11 December 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.62

Roger Colbeck (York)

Is a system's wavefunction determined by its elements of reality?

Although quantum mechanics is one of our most successful physical theories, there has been a...


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4 December 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.60

Stefan Weigert (York)

Triples of Pairwise Canonical Observables

Given a quantum particle on a line, its momentum andposition are described by a pair of Hermitean...


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2 December 2013 to 2 January 1970
Time: 04:00 to 05:00
Location: Roger Stevens LT 20

Jeremy O'Brien (University of Bristol) -- EC STONER COLLOQIUM

Photonic Quantum Computing

Quantum photonics will deliver disruptive information, communication and sensor technologies by...


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27 November 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.60

Curt von Keyserlingk (University of Oxford)

Exactly solvable models of topological matter in 3D

There are many open questions surrounding the kinds of topological and symmetry protected...


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22 November 2013
Time: 10:15 to 11:15
Location: QI office area

Ville Lahtinen (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Interacting Majorana fermions in two dimensions

Abstract: TBA


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13 November 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.62

Emilio Cobanera (Leiden, Netherlands)

Anyons in second quantization and the fractional Josephson effect

We introduce and describe in second quantization a family of particle species with...


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23 October 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: SR 8.62 in EC Stoner

Zoltan Zimboras (Bilbao, Spain)

Dynamical Algebras and Many-body Physics

Dynamical algebras, i.e., Lie algebras generated by Hamiltonians are basic tools both in...


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24 July 2013
Time: 15:00
Location: EC Stoner SR 8.62

Apy Vourdas (Bradford)

Subsystems of a quantum system and contextuality

The finite set of subsystems of a finite quantum system is studied as a lattice. The physical...


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19 July 2013
Time: n/a
Location:

Sukhwinder Singh (Macquarie University, Australia)

Matrix product states of anyonic chains

We introduce the matrix product state representation for a 1D system of anyons, one that explicitly...


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19 July 2013
Time: n/a
Location:

Sukhwinder Singh (Macquarie University, Australia)

Symmetry protected entanglement renormalization

We briefly describe how the classification [1] (based on the second group cohomology) of symmetry...


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10 July 2013
Time: n/a
Location:

Clare Horseman

Topological quantum computing as a toy model spacetime

Using quantum systems to produce toy models of spacetime canhelp us find ways in which quantum...


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2 July 2013
Time: n/a
Location:

Petr Jizba (Prague)

On Role of information theoretic uncertainty relations in quantum theory.

The essence of quantum-mechanical uncertainty relations is to put an upper bound to the degree of...


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22 May 2013
Time: n/a
Location:

Alexander Adam (Imperial)

Bosonic Fractionalisation Transitions in Ads/CFT

Gauge gravity duality refers to the remarkable observation that under certain circumstances,...


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15 May 2013
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: EC Stoner Room 10.72

Jonathan Prance (Lancaster)

Spin lifetime measurements in a Si/SiGe double quantum dot

Silicon is a promising material for building solid-state spin qubits due to the high abundance of...


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3 May 2013
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
Location: SR 8.62

Zoltan Kadar

Quantum Transport Enhancement by Time-Reversal Symmetry Breaking

Quantum mechanics still provides new unexpected effects when considering the transport of energy...


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1 May 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: SR 8.90

Daniel Oi (Strathclyde)

Measuring Nothing

Abstract: Measurement is integral to quantum information processing and communication; it is how...


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30 April 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: SR 8.62

Stefanos Kourtis

Topologically and conventionally ordered phases from correlations in flat Chern bands

Several spinless-fermion models featuring topologically non-trivial andflat bands have been...


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19 April 2013
Time: 11:00 to 12:00
Location: Room 8.203

Federica Panarotto (Verona)

On the relationship between One-way Quantum Computation and Topological Quantum Computation


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11 April 2013
Time: 11:00 to 12:00
Location: SR 8.60

Ville Lahtinen

Condensate-induced transitions and critical spin chains

We show that the framework of condensate-induced transitions between two-dimensional topological...


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6 March 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Mark Elkin

Spin Transport In Carbon Nanotube Quantum Dots

Due to the lack of nuclear spin of the main Carbon isotope C12 and their predicted long coherence...


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27 February 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: Room 8.90

Eran Ginossar (Guildford, Surrey)

Quantum state sensitivity and strong nonlinearities in circuit-QED

The field of circuit quantum electrodynamics describes the physics of artificial solid state based...


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20 February 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: Room 8.90

Joerg Evers (Heidelberg)

X-ray quantum optics

Ideas from quantum optics based on coherence and interference have provenextremely successful for...


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6 February 2013
Time: 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Room 8.60

Arne Wickenbrock (UCL)

Multi-mode cavity dynamics in a leaky optical cavity

Cavity quantum electrodynamics (CQED) studies the interaction of atoms with the quantized light...


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29 January 2013
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Courtney Brell

Universal topological quantum computation in a classically simulable

anyon model

We explore the use of topological defects for quantum computation;specifically, we present a...


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13 December 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: Room 9.90

Jonathan Dowling (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Schrödinger’s Rainbow: The Renaissance in Quantum Optical Interferometry

Over the past 20 years bright sources of entangled photons have lead to a renaissance in quantum...


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11 December 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: 8.60

Katherine Brown (Louisiana)

Dynamic decoupling in the presence of imperfect waveplates

Dynamic decoupling uses pulses to decoupling a system from its environment. In the case of quantum...


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6 December 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: Room 8.60

John Gough (Aberystwyth)

Quantum Feedback Networks: modelling measurement-based and coherent quantum control systems

We outline the quantum feedback network approach to modellingquantum components driven by quantum...


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3 December 2012
Time: 11:00 to 12:00
Location: Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre LT19 (10.19)

Professor Per Delsing (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Local probing of propagating acoustic waves in a gigahertz echo chamber

Departmental seminar. In the same way that micro-mechanical resonators resemble guitar strings and...


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31 October 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: SR 8.60

Jason Ralph (Liverpool)

Tracking continuous weak quantum measurements - How much information is in a qubit?

We discuss the purification of a quantum state using a continuous weak measurement record, where...


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24 October 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Daniel Burgarth (Aberystwyth)

Quantum Control: reachability & recurrence.BA

I will give an informal introduction to quantum control, focussing on the concept of...


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23 October 2012
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
Location:

Dr. Marcus Huber (Bristol, Barcelona, Vienna)

Estimating multipartite entanglement with few local measurements

Multipartite entanglement plays an important role in quantum computation and communication. ...


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17 October 2012 to 16 October 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location:

Dimitry Shalashilin (Chemistry, Leeds)

Trajectory based numerical methods of multidimensional quantum dynamics

Solving time Schrodinger equation for many body systems with many degrees of freedom is a difficult...


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11 October 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: SR 8.60

Alastair Kay (Oxford)

The monogamy of quantum correlations

By now, we are quite familiar with the idea that quantum correlations are monogamous; the more...


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6 June 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: Seminar room

David Bruschi (Nottingham)

The physics of boxes and entanglement resonances

We investigate entanglement creation within a single moving cavity. We show that it is always...


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9 May 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 8.62

Nicolai Friis (Nottingham)

Shaking entanglement

In the emerging field of relativistic quantum information, the past decade has revealed a number of...


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17 April 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 8.62

Pablo Arrighi (Grenoble, France)

The physical Church-Turing thesis and the principles of quantum theory

Notoriously, quantum computation shatters complexity theory, but is innocuous to computability...


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21 March 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 8.62

Dominik Safranek (Prague, Czech Republic)

TBA

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13 March 2012
Time: 15:00 to 16:00
Location: E C Stoner SR 8.62

Clare Horsman (Tokyo, Japan)

Surface code quantum computing by lattice surgery

Surface codes have the highest fault-tolerant threshold of any current error correction code, and...


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