QIS Seminar List
for period 16 August to 17 December 2004
Wednesday 18 August | ||
14:00-15:00 | Wootters, WK (Williams College) | |
Quantum measurements and finite geometry | Sem 2 |
Thursday 19 August | ||
14:00-15:00 | Ben-Or, M (Hebrew University) | |
Fast quantum Byzantine agreement | Sem 2 |
Monday 23 August | ||
10:10-11:00 | Wootters, W (Williams College) | |
Picturing qubits in phase space | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:20 | Latorre, JI (Barcelona) | |
Entanglement loss along renormalization group flows | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:50 | Oppenheim, J (Cambridge) | |
Secure key from bound entanglement | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:20 | Verstraete, F (MPI-Garching) | |
Quantum spin chains from the perspective of quantum information theory | Sem 1 | |
16:20-17:10 | Vaidman, L (Tel-Aviv) | |
Quantum versus classical, qubits versus bits | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 24 August | ||
09:20-10:10 | Buhrman, H (CWI) | |
Robust polynomials and quantum algorithms | Sem 1 | |
10:10-11:00 | Kempe, J (Paris-Sud) | |
The complexity of local Hamiltonians | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:20 | Mosca, M (Waterloo) | |
Quantum algorithms and phase estimation | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:20 | Laflamme, R (Perimeter Inst.) | |
NMR quantum information processing | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 25 August | ||
09:20-10:10 | Plenio, MB (Imperial College) | |
Entanglement \& area | Sem 1 | |
10:10-11:00 | Cerf, N (ULB) | |
Proposal for a loophole-free Bell test using homodyne detection | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:20 | Knight, P (Imperial College) | |
Entanglement and decoherence in coined quantum walks | Sem 1 |
Thursday 26 August | ||
09:20-10:10 | Acin, A (ICFO) | |
Quantum and secret correlations | Sem 1 | |
10:10-11:00 | Lo, HK (Toronto) | |
Decoy state quantum key distribution | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:20 | Gisin, N (Geneva) | |
Simulation of singlet correlation without any communication, but using a weaker resource: a "non-local machine" | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:50 | Kent, A (Cambridge) | |
Remarks on mistrustful quantum and relativistic cryptography | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:20 | Massar, S (ULB) | |
Provably secure experimental quantum bit string generation | Sem 1 | |
16:20-17:10 | Linden, N (Bristol) | |
A new inequality for the von Neuman entropy | Sem 1 |
Friday 27 August | ||
09:20-10:10 | Reznik, B (Tel-Aviv) | |
Vacuum entanglement | Sem 1 | |
10:10-11:00 | Kholevo, AS (Steklov Maths Inst.) | |
Additivity problem: an overview | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:20 | Lloyd, S (MIT) | |
Quantum computation and quantum gravity | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:50 | Winter, A (Bristol) | |
Generic behaviour in quantum information theory: applications of the concentration of measure phenomenon | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:20 | Leung, D (Caltech) | |
Applications of randomized techniques in quantum information theory | Sem 1 | |
16:20-17:10 | Vedral, V (Imperial College) | |
High temperature macroscopic entanglement | Sem 1 |
Monday 06 September | ||
11:30-12:15 | Lo, HK (Toronto) | |
Decoy state quantum key distribution: the best of both worlds? | Sem 2 | |
12:15-13:00 | Renner, R (ETH Zurich) | |
Privacy amplification against quantum adversaries | Sem 2 | |
14:15-15:00 | Christandl, M (Cambridge) | |
A generic security proof for quantum key distribution | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 07 September | ||
11:30-12:15 | Gisin, N (Geneva) | |
1. A new protocol for high bit rates 2. A new type of security proofs | Sem 2 | |
12:15-13:00 | Unruh, D, Mueller-Quade, J (Karlsruhe) | |
Relating formal security for classical and quantum protocols | Sem 2 | |
14:15-14:35 | Wehner, S (CWI) | |
Quantum anoymous transmissions | Sem 2 | |
14:35-14:55 | Colbeck, R (Cambridge) | |
Variable bias coin tossing | Sem 2 | |
14:55-15:15 | Kent, APA (Cambridge) | |
A simple no-go lemma | Sem 2 |
Wednesday 08 September | ||
11:30-12:15 | Barrett, J (Universite Bruxelles Libre ) | |
Non-local correlations and key distribution | Sem 2 | |
14:15-15:00 | Duer, W (Austria) | |
Graph states - stability under decoherence, entanglement purification and possible applications | Sem 2 | |
15:30-16:15 | Pederson, T (Colombia) | |
On the key-uncertainty of quantum ciphers and the computational security of one-way quantum transmission | Sem 2 |
Thursday 09 September | ||
11:30-12:15 | Hardy, L (Perimeter Institute) | |
Cheat sensitive bit commitment | Sem 2 | |
12:15-13:00 | Massar, S (ULB) | |
Experimental quantum bit string generation | Sem 2 | |
14:15-15:00 | Leung, D (Caltech) | |
Applications of quantum universal composability theorem | Sem 2 | |
16:00-22:00 | ||
PROSECCO meeting (joint with RESQ) | Sem 2 |
Friday 10 September | ||
11:30-12:15 | Horodecki, M (Gdansk) | |
Locking of entanglement | Sem 2 | |
12:15-13:00 | Lutkenhaus, N (Erlangen-Nurnberg) | |
Quantum correlations in quantum cryptology | Sem 2 | |
14:15-15:00 | Winter, A (Bristol) | |
Distillation of secret key and entanglement from quantum states | Sem 2 | |
15:30-16:15 | Bennett, CH (IBM) | |
Unlocking of a quantum channel's forward classical capacity by classical communication | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 14 September | ||
11:00-12:00 | Vidal, G (Caltech) | |
Entanglement in spin systems | Sem 2 |
Wednesday 15 September | ||
11:00-12:00 | Howe, R (Yale) | |
Invariants and multi-qubit systems | Sem 2 |
Thursday 23 September | ||
11:00-12:00 | Santha, M (Orsay) | |
Quantum algorithm for finding a triangle | Sem 2 |
Friday 24 September | ||
11:00-12:00 | Werner, R (Braunschweig) | |
Quantum cellular automata | Sem 1 |
Monday 27 September | ||
09:00-09:45 | Hirayama, Y (Ntt Basi Research Labs) | |
Experimental implementation of semiconductor qubit | Sem 1 | |
09:45-10:30 | Oberbeck, L (New South Wales) | |
The fabrication of a silicon based quantum computer at the atomic-scale | Sem 1 | |
11:00-11:45 | Greentree, A (Melbourne) | |
Towards an integrated photonic quantum information platform in diamond | Sem 2 | |
11:45-12:30 | Jelezko, F (Stuttgart) | |
A two-qubit conditional quantum gate with single spins in solid | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:45 | Marcus, C (Harvard) | |
Prospects and challenges for quantum information processing using carbon nanotubes | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15:30 | Smith, C (Cambridge) | |
Erasable electrostatic lithography for quantum components | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:45 | Ardavan, A (Oxford) | |
Endohedral fullerenes for electron-spin-based quantum computing | Sem 1 | |
16:45-17:30 | Lindelof, P (Copenhagen) | |
Field effect transistor behaviour in a single wall carbon nanotubes and peapods | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 28 September | ||
09:00-09:45 | Meier, F (UC, Santa Barbara) | |
Quantum information processing using quantum dots | Sem 1 | |
09:45-10:30 | Vandersypen, L (Delft) | |
Electron spin qubits in quantum dots | Sem 1 | |
11:00-11:45 | Tian, L (Innsbruck) | |
Interfacing quantum optical and solid state qubits | Sem 1 | |
11:45-12:30 | Monroe, C (Michigan) | |
Interfacing a single trapped ion qubit with a single photon flying quibit | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:45 | Plenio, M (Imperial) | |
Entanglement propagation in interacting quantum systems | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15:30 | Benjamin, S (Oxford) | |
Easing the experimental burden: global control, perpetual coupling and the like | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:45 | Burkard, G (IBM) | |
Production and detection of entangled electrons in small solid-state structures | Sem 1 | |
16:45-17:30 | Osborne, T (Bristol) | |
The propagation of quantum information through a spin system | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 29 September | ||
09:00-09:45 | Steane, A (Oxford) | |
Cooling and controlled entanglement experiments using single and pairs of trapped calcium ions | Sem 1 | |
09:45-10:30 | Blatt, RB (Innsbruck) | |
Entanglement and transfer of quantum information with trapped Ca+ ions | Sem 1 | |
11:00-11:45 | Hinds, E (Imperial) | |
Atom chips: a vision for QIP with neutral atoms | Sem 1 | |
11:45-12:30 | Knight, P (Imperial) | |
Decoherence issues for cold atoms near surfaces | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:45 | Walmsley, IA (Oxford) | |
Efficient conditional preparation of single photons for quantum optica | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15:30 | Munro, W (HP Labs) | |
Linear and nonlinear quantum optical information processing | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:15 | Eisert, J (Potsdam) | |
Optimizing linear optics quantum gates | Sem 1 | |
16:45-17:30 | Rarity, JG (Bristol) | |
Experimental linear optical logic | Sem 1 | |
17:30-18:15 | Pryde, G (Queensland) | |
Generating and harnessing photonic entanglement using linear optics | Sem 1 |
Thursday 30 September | ||
09:00-09:45 | Mooij, H (Delft) | |
Superconducting quantum bits | Sem 1 | |
09:45-10:30 | Schaetz, T (NIST) | |
Distributing entanglement in a multi-zone ion trap | Sem 1 | |
11:00-11:30 | Milburn, GJ (Queensland) | |
Quantum closed-loop control and error correlation | Sem 1 | |
11:45-12:30 | Gisin, N (Geneva) | |
2- 3- and 4-photon quantum communication in telecom fibers | Sem 1 | |
14:30-16.00 | ||
Presentations on recent developments | Sem 1 | |
16:30-18.00 | ||
Presentations on recent developments | Sem 1 | |
18:00-19.30 | ||
Small group discussions between collaborators | Sem 1 |
Friday 01 October | ||
09:00-11.00 | ||
Presentations on recent developments | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12.30 | ||
Presentations on recent developments | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 05 October | ||
11:00-12.00 | Braunstein, S (York) | |
The laplacian of a graph as a density matrix | Sem 1 |
Thursday 07 October | ||
11:00-12.00 | Preskill, J (Caltech) | |
Topological quantum computing for beginners | Sem 2 |
Friday 08 October | ||
11:00-12.00 | Szegedy, M (Rutgers) | |
Quantum speed-up of Markov chain based algorithms | Sem 2 |
Thursday 14 October | ||
11:00-12:00 | Smolin, J (IBM) | |
The Pangloss Universe | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 19 October | ||
11:00-12:00 | Ruskai, MB (Tufts) | |
Recent progress on additivity and multiplicativity channels | Sem 2 |
Thursday 21 October | ||
11:00-12:00 | Cleve, R (Waterloo) | |
Entangled Provers | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 26 October | ||
11:00-12.00 | Sudbery, A (York) | |
Quantum Bell inequalities (the quantum marginal problem) | Sem 2 |
Thursday 28 October | ||
11:00-12.00 | Jozsa, R (Bristol) | |
An introduction to measurement-based quantum computation | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 02 November | ||
11:00-12.00 | Bennett, CH (IBM) | |
The reverse Shannon theorem | Sem 2 |
Thursday 04 November | ||
11:00-12.00 | Koashi, M (Osaka) | |
Security of quantum key distribution using coherent states | Sem 2 |
Friday 05 November | ||
11:00-12.00 | Harrow, A (MIT) | |
Quantum circuits for the Schur transform | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 09 November | ||
11:00-12.00 | Winter, A (Bristol) | |
Aspects of generic entanglement | Sem 2 |
Thursday 11 November | ||
11:00-12.00 | Devetak, I (USC) | |
A family of quantum protocols | Sem 2 |
Monday 15 November | ||
10:30-11.15 | D'Ariano, M (Pavia) | |
On convex structures of states, POVM's and channels, and their mutual relations | Sem 1 | |
11:15-12.00 | Chiribella, G (Pavia) | |
Extremel covariant POVM's | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14.45 | Artiles, LM (EURANDOM) | |
Efficient minimax rates for Wigner function estimation from quantum homodyne tomography data | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15.30 | Owari, M (Tokyo) | |
Local copying of orthogonal maximally entangled states and its relationship to local discrimination | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 16 November | ||
10:30-11.15 | Bagan, E (Barcelona) | |
Optimal qubit mixed state estimation | Sem 1 | |
11:15-12.00 | Munoz-Tapia, R (Barcelona) | |
Estimation of qubit mixed states with local measurements | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14.45 | Ghosh, S (York) | |
State estimation on a circle | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15.30 | Hayashi, M (ERATO) | |
Asymptotic theory of quantum estimation | Sem 1 | |
16:15-17.00 | Sacchi, M (Pavia) | |
Quantum measurements that maximise the likelihood and optimal reference frame transmission | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 17 November | ||
10:30-11.15 | Jupp, P (St Andrews) | |
Some aspects of quantum statistical inference | Sem 1 | |
11:15-12.00 | Petz, D (Alfred Renyi Institute of Math, Budapest) | |
Sufficiency in quantum statistical inference | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14.45 | Keyl, M (Pavia) | |
Quantum state estimation and large deviations | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15.30 | Guta, M (Utrecht) | |
On the relation between information and disturbance in quantum measurements | Sem 1 |
Thursday 18 November | ||
10:30-11.15 | Fujiwara, A (Osaka) | |
Differential geometry of quantum channel estimation | Sem 1 | |
11:15-12.00 | De Martini, F (Roma) | |
Optimal realisation of non-unitary maps for quantum information | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14.45 | Tsuda, Y (Chuo) | |
Quantum estimation for non-differentiable models | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15.30 | Hradil, Z (Palacky) | |
Maximum likelihood methods in quantum mechanics | Sem 1 | |
16:15-17:00 | Ballester, M (Utrecht) | |
Estimation of SU(d) using entanglement the d $>$ 2 case | Sem 1 |
Friday 19 November | ||
10:30-11.15 | Larsson, J-A (Linkoping) | |
The Bell inequality and the coincidence time loophole | Sem 1 | |
11:15-12.00 | Loubenets , E (Moscow State Institute) | |
Class of quantum states satisfying the original Bell inequality | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14.45 | Buscemi, F (Pavia) | |
Repeatable measurements without eigenstates | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15.30 | Ozawa, M (Tohoku) | |
Universal uncertainty principle | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 23 November | ||
11:00-12:00 | Shirokov, M (Steklov Math Inst) | |
The Holevo capacity of infinite dimensional channels and the additivity problem | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 30 November | ||
11:00-12.00 | Gottesman, D (Perimeter) | |
High fidelity to low weight | Sem 2 |
Wednesday 01 December | ||
14:15-15.30 | Briegel, H (Innsbruck) | |
Entanglement and decoherence in semi-quantal gases | Sem 2 |
Thursday 02 December | ||
11:00-12.00 | Horodecki, P (Gdansk) | |
Quantum states and quantum channels | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 07 December | ||
11:00-12.00 | Kauffman, L (UIC) | |
Spin networks and anyonic topological quantum computing | Sem 2 |
Thursday 09 December | ||
11:00-12.00 | Chefles, A (Maynooth) | |
Quantum voting | Sem 2 | |
16:00-16.30 | Winter, A (Bristol) | |
Uncertainty, monogamy, and implications for entanglement | Sem 2 | |
16:30-17.00 | Buhrman, H (CWI) | |
Communication complexity and fault tolerance | Sem 2 |
Monday 13 December | ||
15:00-17.00 | ||
Tutorial for QIS participants | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 14 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Turok, N (CMS) | |
Model of a big crunch/big bang transition | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Schuetzhold, R (TU Dresden) | |
Black hole analogues and the universality of the Hawking effect | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:30 | Unruh, B (British Columbia) | |
Bohr, Penrose and Hawking | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 15 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | 't Hooft, G (Utrecht) | |
Information loss, determinism and quantum mechanics | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Penrose, R (Oxford) | |
Limits of quantum mechanics from general relativity: a clash of principles | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Loll, R (Utrecht) | |
Universe from sub-Planckian bits | Sem 1 |
Thursday 16 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Gottesman, D (Perimeter Institute) | |
Black hole evaporation, unitarity and final state projection | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Galfard, C (CMS) | |
The path integral approach to the black hole information problem | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:30 | Terno, D (Perimeter Institute) | |
When entanglement met black hole... | Sem 1 | |
17:30-18.30 | Markopoulou, F (Perimeter Institute) | |
Quantum information theory and the low energy problem of quantum gravity | Sem 1 |
Friday 17 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Lloyd, S (MIT) | |
Quantum gravity and quantum computation | Sem 1 | |
11:30-11:50 | Plenio, M (Imperial College) | |
Entanglement and area | Sem 1 | |
11:50-12:10 | Smolin, J (IBM ) | |
Locked information and the black hole information loss problem | Sem 1 | |
12:10-12.30 | Bennett, C (IBM) | |
Black holes, simulated time travel and the scalability of complexity | Sem 1 |
Other Seminars |
Seminars in the University National and International Scientific Research Meetings |