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QO/AMO Seminars

The Quantum Optics and AMO (atomic, molecular, and optical) physics seminar provides an opportunity for faculty and students to learn about current research in the field, both at University of Toronto and at other universities and research institutes. It is held regularly during the academic year, Fridays at 11:00 a.m.

Place : Room 408, McLennan Physical Labs, 60 St. George Street, Toronto Time : Fridays at 11:00 a.m.

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Past Events

14
May 2024
11 a.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 408
Patrick Cassam-Chenaï
2D-block Geminals: Taming the combinatorics while releasing the “seniority zero” constraint
14
May 2024
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 134
Alexander Gaeta
Synchronization Dynamics of Nonlinear Photonic Oscillators
02
May 2024
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP 134
Surjeet Rajendran
Precision Probes of New Physics
02
May 2024
12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 134
Jack Sankey
Superfluid acoustic search for ultralight dark matter: a newbie's perspective and prospects
26
Apr 2024
11 a.m.
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Pria Dobney
Haoting Xu
Talk 1: Optimal optical metrology with few-photon states. Talk 2: Manipulating Majorana zero modes in the spin-1/2 Kitaev ladder
19
Apr 2024
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP 408
Nir Navon
Fermions in an Optical Box
17
Apr 2024
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Seogjoo J. Jang
Fermi’s Golden Rule, Master Equation, and Magnus Expansion for Quantum Transitions and Dynamical Processes
12
Apr 2024
11 a.m.
Fields Institute, Room 309 ( the Stewart Library)
Miloš Popović
Electronic-photonic integrated circuits and systems for AI, quantum and sensing applications
05
Apr 2024
11 a.m.
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Amir Safavi-Naeini
Integrated quantum photonic and acoustic sensors
22
Mar 2024
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Emily Zhang and Brett Min
Talk 1: Classical dynamics for quantum spin liquids and Talk 2: Bath-engineering magnetic order in quantum spin chains
15
Mar 2024
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Sophia Simon and Matthew Pocrnic
Talk 1: Improved precision scaling for simulating coupled quantum-classical dynamics and Talk 2: Quantum Simulation of Lindbladian Dynamics via Repeated Interactions
08
Mar 2024
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Christian Schilling
The Electron Correlation Problem from a Quantum Information Perspective
01
Mar 2024
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Zohreh Davoudi
Quantum simulating hadronic scattering: From confining spin models to gauge theories
09
Feb 2024
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Sarang Gopalakrishnan
Defining stable phases of open quantum systems
08
Dec 2023
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP 134
Yoshiro Takahashi
Ultracold Ytterbium: From Quantum Simulation to Precision Measurement
08
Dec 2023
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Miloš Popović
THIS SEMINAR IS CANCELLED
01
Dec 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 ( the Stewart Library)
Deny Hamel
From Photon Pairs to Photon Triplets: Exploring Cascaded Down Conversion and its Applications
24
Nov 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Mankei Tsang
Quantum waveform estimation, detection, and noise spectroscopy
17
Nov 2023
11 a.m.
Fields Institute, Room 210
Marco Liscidini
High-dimensional quantum states: where to find them and how to study them
10
Nov 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Mankei Tsang
Quantum conditional expectations
08
Nov 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Israel Klich
Quantum Wakes, Stirring by staring and other non-equilibrium problems
20
Oct 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Mankei Tsang
Resolving starlight: a quantum perspective
16
Oct 2023
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Barry Sanders
Quantum kittens, cats, combs and compasses: superposing coherent states for sensing, communication, computing and pleasure
13
Oct 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Takato Mori
Quantum discord in holography and Markov gap
12
Oct 2023
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Ryan MacDonell
Simulation of photochemical dynamics with quantum computers: post- and pre-Born-Oppenheimer approaches
02
Oct 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (Stewart Library)
Jasminder Sidhu
Global quantum networking for distributed technologies
29
Sep 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Clarice Aiello
“Quantum Biology”: how nature harnesses quantum processes to function optimally, and how might we control such quantum processes to therapeutic and tech advantage
22
Sep 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Damián Pitalúa-García
Multiphoton and Side-Channel Attacks in Mistrustful Quantum Cryptography
25
Aug 2023
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Adolfo del Campo
Universal Vortex Statistics and Stochastic Geometry of Bose-Einstein Condensation
25
Aug 2023
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP 137
Dr. Lee Liu
Ergodicity breaking in C60 fullerenes
23
Aug 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Aurelia Chenu
Quantum dynamics in noisy systems: from control to chaos
20
Jul 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 1115
Carlos Benavides
Quantum Parallelized Variational Quantum Eigensolvers for Excited States
18
Jul 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Nir Bar-Gill
Simulation, control and sensing in open quantum systems
11
Jul 2023
noon - 1 p.m.
online event
Manuel Rudolph
Ignacio Loaiza
Talk 1: Title: Trainability barriers and opportunities in quantum generative modeling and Talk 2: Title: Reducing molecular electronic Hamiltonian implementation cost for Linear Combination of Unitaries approaches.
13
Jun 2023
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Andrew Dzurak
Silicon-based quantum computing: The path from the laboratory to industrial manufacture
08
May 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Daigorou Hirai
Everything Everywhere All by Rhenium ~from multipole to pleochroism
28
Apr 2023
9:40 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Victor V. Albert
Something for everybody: modern quantum tools for bosonic systems
14
Apr 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Nathan Wiebe
Area Laws for Unbounded Operators
31
Mar 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Coraline Fujiwara
Strongly interacting p-wave fermionic atoms in three-dimensional optical lattices
27
Mar 2023
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Physics Department, 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Michael Kewming
Current fluctuations in open quantum systems: Bridging the gap between quantum continuous measurements and full counting statistics.
17
Mar 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Dmitry Pushin
Neutron Interferometry and structured waves of matter and light
10
Mar 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Jeff Lundeen
Manipulating photons via their momentum to create general optical transformations
03
Mar 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Tim Hsieh
Opening up quantum criticality
10
Feb 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Devashish Tupkary
Lindbladians obeying local conservation laws and showing thermalization
03
Feb 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Shayan Majidy
Noncommuting charges and their effect on entanglement
27
Jan 2023
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Charles D. Brown II
A Probe of Wavefunction Singularities with a Lattice-Trapped Quantum Gas
23
Jan 2023
11 a.m.
CPTG Lounge, Dept. of Chemistry, (LM 428)
Lianao Wu
Self-protected quantum algorithms in the presence of noise
20
Jan 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Kade Head-Marsden
Quantum algorithms for non-unitary time evolution of quantum systems
19
Jan 2023
6 p.m.
55 St. George Street, Myhal Centre MY 150
Professor Donna Strickland
From Nonlinear Optics to High-Intensity Laser Physics
Outside seminar of potential interest
13
Jan 2023
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Mingyu Fan
Radium ions and radioactive molecules for probing hadronic CP violation physics
10
Jan 2023
11 a.m. - noon
Davenport East Seminar Room, Lash Miller Bldg, 3rd Floor, 80 St. George Street
Marcel Nooijen
Theory, Beautiful Theory Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry
28
Nov 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Physics, 60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 606
Kartiek Agarwal
A new approach to quantum many-body scars
25
Nov 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Christian Drago
Matthew Hagan
Talk 1: Linear scaling of nonlinear optics: Can quantum correlations enhance two-photon absorption in rubidium? Talk 2: Thermal State Preparation on Digital Quantum Computers
18
Nov 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Mohsen Bagherimehrab
Quantum Algorithms: From Far to Near Future
11
Nov 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Ebrahim Karimi
Structured Quantum Waves: From Communication to Microscopy
04
Nov 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Shai Bonen
Towards Monolithically Integrated Quantum Processors in 22nm FDSOI CMOS
21
Oct 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Nicholas Anto-Sztrikacs
Jiefu Cen
Talk 1: Effective Hamiltonian theory of open quantum systems at strong coupling and Talk 2: Determining Kitaev Interaction using Symmetry in Honeycomb Mott Insulators
14
Oct 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Karen J Morenz Korol
Approximation algorithms for bounded-degree local hamiltonians
07
Oct 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Fields Institute, Room 309 (the Stewart Library)
Ignacio Franco
Quantum Frontiers in Molecular and Material Science
21
Sep 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Physics, 60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 606
Stéphane Mangin
Femto-second to pico-second laser pulse to switch magnetization
14
Sep 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Physics, 60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 606
Minxuan Fu
Magnetic Field-Tuning Quantum Criticality and Fermi Surface Reconstruction in the Multipolar Kondo System PrV2Al20
12
Aug 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Physics, 60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 1115
Aleksander A. Lasek
Experimental observation of thermalisation with noncommuting charges
10
Aug 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Physics, 60 St. George Street, Burton Tower MP 1115
Claude Crépeau
Experimental relativistic zero-knowledge proofs
05
Jul 2022
noon - 2 p.m.
online event
Yulong Dong
Sepehr Ebadi
The 21st series of seminars organized by QRST. Talk 1: Title: Quantum eigenvalue problems on early fault-tolerant quantum computers. Talk 2: Title: Quantum Optimization of Maximum Independent Set Using Rydberg Atom Arrays
23
Jun 2022
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Peter van Loock
TALK CANCELLED TODAY
14
Jun 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Physics, 60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 1115
Lee Rozema
Quantum Information using Nonlinear Graphene Plasmonics
10
Jun 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Physics, 60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 1115
Lincoln D. Carr
Entangled quantum cellular automata, physical complexity, and Goldilocks rules
27
May 2022
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Bhaskaran Muralidharan
The “Tick” Embedded in a Magneto-resistance Signal
13
May 2022
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 1115
Nicole Yunger Halpern
Resource theory of quantum uncomplexityity
26
Apr 2022
noon - 2 p.m.
online event
Megan Dahlhauser
Sam Ferracin
The 19th series of seminars organized by QRST. Talk 1: Benchmarking Characterization Methods for Noisy Quantum Circuits and Talk 2: Efficiently improving the performance of noisy quantum computers
25
Feb 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Roman Krems
Optimal quantum kernels for classification and regression problems
11
Feb 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Mark Raizen
Putting Maxwell’s Demon to Work on Cooling Atoms and Efficient Isotope Separation
04
Feb 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Patrick Fraser
A No-Go Theorem for Quantum Knowledge
28
Jan 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Edmund Myers
Precision Atomic Mass Measurements of Light Ions
27
Jan 2022
10:10 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Dr. Ruben Verresen & Prof. Misha Lukin
Topological Spin Liquids on a Programmable Quantum Simulator
(NOTE SPECIAL DATE & TIME and two-hour duration!)
21
Jan 2022
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Stijn De Baerdemacker
Fractional spin/charge states in quantum chemistry
03
Dec 2021
11:10 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Cora Fujiwara
Probing and utilizing orbital excitations and interactions in site resolved optical lattices
26
Nov 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Eli Bourassa
Blueprint for a scalable photonic fault-tolerant quantum computer
12
Nov 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Ilia Khait
Optimal control of quantum thermal machines using machine learning
29
Oct 2021
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Chern Chuang
Abhinav Anand
Talk 1: Extreme parametric sensitivity in the steady-state photoisomerization of two-dimensional model rhodopsin. Talk 2: Using classical logic to design quantum circuits for compression of quantum data
22
Oct 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Josiah Sinclair
Any-to-any connected cavity-mediated architecture for quantum computing with trapped ions or Rydberg arrays
15
Oct 2021
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Roeland Wiersema
Matthew Gerry
Talk 1: Measurement-induced entanglement phase transitions in the Hamiltonian Variational Ansatz and Talk 2: Bounds on fluctuations in quantum thermal machines
08
Oct 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Kenneth Jackson
P-wave correlations of ultracold atoms confined in two directions
01
Oct 2021
11 a.m.
Zoom link TBA
Jonathan Monroe
Weak Measurements Reconcile Incompatible Observables
28
Sep 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
online event
Juan Miguel Arrazola
Eliška Greplová
The 13th series of seminars organized by QRST. Talk 1: Software-driven research and Talk 2: Quantum Big Data: Where Condensed Matter meets Quantum Computing
17
Sep 2021
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Christos Panagopoulos
Topological Solitons in Quantum Architectures
18
Jun 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Micheline Soley
From Ultracold Collisions to Global Optimization: Full Quantum Dynamics in High Dimensionality
04
Jun 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Jonathan Baugh
Single-electron devices and their applications to quantum information
28
May 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
David Spierings
Delta-kick cooling of scale-invariant quantum gases
25
May 2021
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
online event
Chao-Yang Lu
Sergio Boixo
The 11th series of seminars organized by QRST. Talk 1: Gaussian boson sampling for quantum computational advantage. Talk 2: Beyond-classical computing
30
Apr 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Géraldine Haack
Signatures of exceptional points in a quantum thermal machine
27
Apr 2021
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
online event
Sophia Economou
Mercedes Gimeno-Segovia
The 10th series of seminars organized by QRST. Talk 1: How to create a good ansatz for variational quantum algorithms and Talk 2: Fault-tolerant quantum computing with photonics
23
Apr 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Amikam Levy
Quasiprobability Distribution for Heat Fluctuations in the Quantum Regime
16
Apr 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Zachary Johnston
The Creative Destruction Lab - Quantum Commercialization & Entrepreneurship
15
Apr 2021
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Jyotirmoy Roy and Amar Vutha
The muon g-2 result: new physics or old hat?
09
Apr 2021
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Stephanie Simmons
Silicon Colour Centres
26
Mar 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Matthew Nichols
Probing and controlling chemical reactions below one micro-Kelvin
05
Mar 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Ilaria Gianani
Quantum thermodynamics simulations and their energetic cost
26
Feb 2021
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Shizhong Zhang
Role of the effective range in a p-wave Fermi gas: energetics and dynamics
19
Feb 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom link will be shared
Giulia Rubino
Quantum Causality and the Indefinite Thermodynamic Arrow of Time
12
Feb 2021
11 a.m. - noon
David Clement
Observation of pairs of atoms with opposite momenta in the quantum depletion of interacting Bose gases
05
Feb 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Abhinav Kandala
Error mitigated quantum computation with noisy superconducting qubits
22
Jan 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Guiseppe Ruoso
The QUAX experiment for the search of dark matter axions
15
Jan 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom meeting
Hideki Konishi
Cavity quantum electrodynamics of atoms and pairs in a strongly interacting Fermi gas
13
Nov 2020
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Sonia Buckley
Opto-electronic neuromorphic computing
06
Nov 2020
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Adolfo del Campo
Probing Quantum Speed Limits with Ultracold Gases
30
Oct 2020
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be shared
Kenneth Brown
Quantum Error Correction Now!
25
Sep 2020
11 a.m. - noon
online event
Lokesh Gurung
Precision Microwave Spectroscopy of the n=2 Positronium Fine Structure
18
Sep 2020
11 a.m. - noon
online event
Klaus Mølmer
Wave function collapse, quantum jumps and Schrödinger’s Ichtyosauria
27
Jul 2020
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Zoom meeting
Howard Wiseman
The Heisenberg limit for laser coherence
14
Jul 2020
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom meeting
Areeya Chantasri
Unifying theory of quantum state estimation using past and future information
11
May 2020
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
TBA
David Schmid
Why standard entanglement theory is inappropriate for the study of Bell scenarios
04
May 2020
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
TBA
Hamsa Padmanabhan
Deciphering the baryonic universe: from the first galaxies till today
27
Apr 2020
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
TBA
Louis Baum
Laser Cooling and Control of Polyatomic Radicals
24
Apr 2020
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
TBA
Alán Aspuru-Guzik
Digital Contact tracing while Preserving Privacy: The MyTrace.ca Project
17
Apr 2020
11 a.m. - noon
TBA
Alan Jamison
Ultracold Molecules: From Quantum Chemistry to Quantum Computing
06
Mar 2020
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 408
Alexandre Cooper-Roy
Quantum Simulation with Rydberg Atom Arrays
10
Jan 2020
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George St. MP 408
Alexey Grinin
High Precision Direct Frequency Comb Spectroscopy in UV
29
Nov 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 408
Zhigang Wu
Many-body echo phenomenon in a periodically driven Bose condensate
08
Nov 2019
11 a.m. - noon
Room 230, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Timur Tscherbul
Quantum dynamics and control of angular momenta in molecules: From ultracold chemistry to quantum many-body physics
PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE FOR THE SEMINAR: NOW IN ROOM 230 (NOT STEWART LIBRARY)
25
Oct 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 408
Daniel Heinrich
Ultrafast coherent excitation of a Ca-40+ ion
27
Sep 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 408
Lee Liu
Building a Single Molecule from a Reservoir of Two atoms
25
Sep 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 408
Claude Fabre
Generation of Gaussian and non-Gaussian multimode entangled states of light for applications to Quantum Information Processing
20
Sep 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Cheng Chin
Super-resolution microscopy of cold atoms in an optical lattice
03
Sep 2019
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Prof. Jeff Cina
Understanding spectroscopic probes of entangled electronic and nuclear dynamics in electronic excitation transfer
27
Aug 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP 606
Cora Fujiwara
Dynamics of ultracold lithium in driven optical lattices
14
Aug 2019
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
MP 137
Jesús Ramón Ramos Benitez
Tunnelling Time of a Bose-Einstein condensate
13
Aug 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Chandra Raman
Quantum spins in space: the rich phases of spinor Bose gases
09
Aug 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Andrew Jayich
One year with laser-cooled radium ions
24
Jul 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Sean Graham
Modifying spin diffusion in a non-degenerate ultracold gas
14
Jun 2019
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Khabat Heshami
Light-matter interfaces for quantum information processing with photons
07
Jun 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Roee Ozeri
From quantum computers to new physics searches with trapped atomic ions
05
Apr 2019
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Trey Porto
Cold atoms in novel optical lattices: sub-wavelength potentials and Floquet driven lattices
22
Mar 2019
11 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Chinmay Nirkhe
On the complexity and verification of Random Circuit Sampling
13
Mar 2019
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Ivan Deutsch
Quantum Control with Rydberg-Dressed Atoms
08
Mar 2019
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
David Hucul
133Ba+: the golidilocks qubit with the lowest error rate
22
Feb 2019
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Mo Soltani
Electro-optic Quantum Transduction on Nanophotonic Platforms
15
Feb 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Senaida Hernandez
Decay of correlations in long-range interacting systems at non-zero temperature
14
Feb 2019
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
MP408
Kyle Manchee
Ultrafast Lasers and Amplifiers Based on Yb-doped Gain Materials
14
Feb 2019
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
60 St. George Street MP 606
Réal Vallée
Recent developments in Mid-Infrared Fiber Lasers
13
Feb 2019
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Yaakov Yudkin
A coherent superposition of Feshbach dimers and Efimov trimers
08
Feb 2019
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Daniel Grier
New Hardness Results for the Permanent Using Linear Optics
25
Jan 2019
11 a.m. - noon
BA 5256
Chris Cade
Post-selected classical query complexity
18
Jan 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room 408
David Hucul
133Ba+: the golidilocks qubit with the lowest error rate - CANCELLED
07
Dec 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Martin Lebrat
Heat and spin transport through an atomic point contact
30
Nov 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Amar Vutha
When things go "bump" during a clock sequence
29
Nov 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Ludwig Mathey
Dynamical control of superconductors and ultracold atoms
01
Nov 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Ramy El-Ganainy
Non-Hermitian optics
26
Oct 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Grover Swartzlander
Solar sailing using advanced diffractive films
19
Oct 2018
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Ish Dhand
Quantum Simulation via All-Optically Generated Tensor Network States
15
Oct 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Arghavan Safavi
Entanglement dynamics and scrambling in a trapped-ion quantum simulator of the Dicke model
12
Oct 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Cristian Panda
Probing TeV physics with ThO: order of magnitude improved limit on the electron electric dipole moment
02
Oct 2018
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Hui Zhai
Topological Trio
21
Sep 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 137
Eric Cornell
Ultracold Bose soup: where few-body meets many-body physics
25
Jun 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP 606
Georg Bruun
Induced interactions and superfluidity in Bose-Fermi mixture
08
Jun 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Charles Lim
Characterising the behaviour of classical-quantum broadcast networks
11
May 2018
11 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Xiaosong Li
Watching the Dance of Electrons in Molecules
20
Apr 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Christine Muschik
How to simulate models from high energy physics in atomic physics experiments
13
Apr 2018
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Jean-Philippe MacLean
Direct Characterization of Ultrafast Energy-Time Entangled Photon Pairs
06
Apr 2018
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Koen Thas
Combinatorial geometries underneath the surface of Quantum Theories
23
Mar 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Peter Nisbet-Jones
Optical Atomic Clocks
16
Mar 2018
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Hong Tang
Integrated Frequency Conversion for Hybrid Quantum Networks
02
Mar 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Jonathan Weinstein
Spin coherence of alkali atoms in solid parahydrogen
14
Feb 2018
12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Giovanni Fanchini
Near-field optical microscopy and applications in photovoltaics design and nanoscale thermal conductivity imaging
26
Jan 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Zhigang Wu
Induced interaction and p-wave superfluidity in a Bose-Fermi mixture in mixed dimensions
18
Jan 2018
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Wesley Campbell
Phonon Lasing and Cooling with Combs
11
Dec 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Amin Rasoulof
How to use the air as a spectroscopy tool? Emission from N2 and N2+ in IR and UV laser filaments
08
Dec 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Na Young Kim
Engineered Bloch Exciton-Polaritons
04
Dec 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Olga Smirnova
Tunneling time in strong field ionization
01
Dec 2017
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Daniel Gauthier
Two-photon interference using phase-randomized weak coherent states
03
Nov 2017
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Joseph Eberly
Hidden Coherences: Quantum and Classical
30
Oct 2017
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Peter Kruger
Magnetic field sensing with cold (and warm) atoms
27
Oct 2017
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Lea Santos
Nonequilibrium dynamics of isolated many-body quantum systems
06
Oct 2017
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Henry Yuen
Certifying high dimensional entanglement via Bell tests
22
Sep 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Denis Seletskiy
Taming multi-THz classical and quantum light toward time-domain quantum spectroscopy
05
Sep 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Mankei Tsang
Seize the Moments: Enhancing Moment Estimation for Subdiffraction Incoherent Imaging
28 - 01
Aug / Sep 2017
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fields Institute, 222 College St., Toronto
Conference on Quantum Information and Quantum Control
CQIQC-VII will be the seventh in the series of biennial conferences jointly organized by the Toronto Centre for Quantum Information & Quantum Control and the Fields Institute.
10
Aug 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Chris Ferrie
The Problematization of Randomized Benchmarking
31
Jul 2017
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
David Weld
Extreme non-equilibrium phenomena in driven ultracold gases
21
Jul 2017
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Miguel Alonso
Two sides of the Poincaré sphere in optics: polarization and beam structure
17
Jul 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Jeffrey McGuirk
Quantum fluid dynamics in a (weakly interacting) ultracold gas
28
Jun 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Vikas Anant
High efficiency nanowire detectors & sub-Kelvin cryogenics
06
Jun 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 408
Philip Walther
Quantum photonics for novel quantum computing and testing quantum physics foundations
29
May 2017
12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Oktay Goktas
Coherent electronic devices fabricated on GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures
12
May 2017
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, Room MP 606
Takamasa Momose
Deceleration and trapping of cold free radicals
05
May 2017
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Andrei Derevianko
CANCELLED
21
Apr 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Nicholas Hutzler
Ultracold Molecular Assembly
07
Apr 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Jacob Khurgin
Quantum devices - a proper niche for plasmonics
17
Mar 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Benjamin Russell
The geometry of speed limits in quantum control
10
Mar 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Seth R. Bank
New Materials for Photonics in the Mid-Infrared: From Lasers and Detectors to Plasmonics and Metamaterials
03
Mar 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
David Gosset
Complexity of quantum impurity models
24
Feb 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Tom Kirchner
Shedding light on few-body quantum dynamics by studying atomic collisions
17
Feb 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
R. Ganesh
Generating RVB states in cavity-QED experiments
10
Feb 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 230, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Benjamin Russell
*** CANCELLED *** The geometry of speed limits in quantum control
27
Jan 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Neepa Maitra
Correlated Electron and Ion Dynamics in Strong Fields
20
Jan 2017
11 a.m. - noon
60 St George Street, MP 606
Kent Bonsma-Fisher
Photons & Phonons: a room-temperature diamond quantum memory
17
Jan 2017
11 a.m. - noon
35 St. George Street, Galbraith Building, Rm. GB220
Alán Aspuru-Guzik
Billions and Billions of Molecules
A talk of potential interest
13
Jan 2017
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Leonardo Pachon
Energy and Entropy Transfer in Natural and Manmade Systems
15
Dec 2016
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
BA 1220
Graham Edge
Imaging Fermionic Atoms in a Quantum Gas Microscope
09
Dec 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Stacey Jeffery
Quantum homomorphic encryption
02
Dec 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Michal Bajcsy
Cavities, waveguides, and metasurfaces: Enhancing Atom-Photon Interactions with Photonic Crystals
28
Nov 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street, Toronto
Michael Littman
Learning to make intelligent decisions
25
Nov 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Olivier Pfister
Engineering noninteracting-boson fields: from precision measurements to large-scale entanglement
18
Nov 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Kero Lau
What is actually needed to quantum-compute with harmonic oscillators?
11
Nov 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 606
Shyam Shankar
Robust entanglement generation between two remote superconducting qubits
30
Sep 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Razieh Annabestani
Collective Dynamics in NMR
19
Aug 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street, Toronto
Kavan Modi
Full and efficient characterisation of non-Markovian quantum processes
01
Aug 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Tian Wang
Macroscopic quantum effects with Kerr nonlinearities
25
Jul 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Peter Turner
Randomized benchmarking in measurement-based quantum computing
23
Jun 2016
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Jeff Young
Uses of photonic crystal microcavities to enhance light-matter interactions in silicon photonic circuits
10
Jun 2016
11 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Aharon Brodutch
Counterfeiting quantum coins with weak measurements
06
Jun 2016
11 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
60 St. George Street MP 606
Rockson Chang
Microscopic signatures of the quantum depletion of a Bose-Einstein condensate
27
May 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Sara Hosseini
Experimental demonstration of Gaussian protocols for one-sided device-independent quantum key distribution & Measurement-based noiseless linear amplification for quantum communication
17
May 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Dale Durand
Plasmon Bell Test
16
May 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 606
Fudong Wang
Few-body resonances in an ultracold Bose-Bose mixture
13
May 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 606
Ben Olsen
Ultracold atomic superfluids in 3D, 1D, and in between
09
May 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Alexei Bylinskii
Friction under microscope in a trapped-ion optical-lattice emulator
20
Apr 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Alexandros Gezerlis
What can cold atoms teach us about neutron stars?
15
Apr 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Fabian Böttcher
Single Rydberg atoms in dense ultracold quantum gases
08
Apr 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Eric Kopp
Generalized Controllability of Noiseless Subspaces in Quantum Systems
01
Apr 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Seogjoo Jang
Fragility of and Robustness by Quantum Coherence in Exciton Dynamics
04
Mar 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Jianshu Cao
Coherence in Quantum Transport
25
Jan 2016
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Brad Christensen
To a loophole-free Bell test and beyond
15
Jan 2016
2:10 p.m. - 3 p.m.
LM 158
Shreyas Potnis
Tunneling Dynamics of a Bose-Einstein Condensate
11
Jan 2016
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
V.S. Bagnato
Quantum Turbulent cloud of atomic superfluid : general characteristics and equivalence to the propagation of a speckle light field
23
Nov 2015
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Chunlei Guo
Surface functionalization with femtosecond lasers
16
Nov 2015
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Junichiro Kono
Dicke Phenomena in Solids
13
Nov 2015
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Shina Tan
Three-body resonances for ultracold atoms and other systems
02
Nov 2015
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Qiyu Liang
Photon-Photon Interactions
17 - 21
Aug 2015
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fields Institute, 222 College St.
Conference on Quantum Information and Quantum Control
CQIQC-VI will be the sixth in the series of biennial conferences jointly organized by the Toronto Centre for Quantum Information & Quantum Control and the Fields Institute.
10 - 14
Aug 2015
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fields Institute, 222 College St. Toronto
CSSQI 2015: Canadian Summer School on Quantum Information
06
Aug 2015
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Igor Ferrier-Barbut
Rosensweig instability of a dipolar BEC, formation of ordered droplets ensembles
07
Jul 2015
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Zhenhua Yu
Superradiance of Degenerate Fermi Gases in a Cavity
17
Jun 2015
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Arghavan Safavi-Naini
Low-entropy gas of polar molecules for quantum simulations
20
May 2015
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Urbasi Sinha
Surprises regarding the Superposition principle in interference experiments
24
Apr 2015
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Rob Spekkens
A quantum advantage for inferring causal structure
21
Apr 2015
2:10 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Prof. Dr. Dieter W. Heermann
The Physics of Chromosomes: Loops and Entropy, that's what it's all about
12
Mar 2015
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Benjamin Stuhl
Quantum emulation from atoms to molecules
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
06
Mar 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Stephen Eckel
Probing superfluidity in quantized, cold-atom circuits
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
27
Feb 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
BA1240
Robert Boyd
Control of Optical Forces and Observation of Optical Möbius Structures
Talk of potential interest
25
Feb 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Sebastian Will
Ultracold Molecules of NaK – A Quantum Gas with Strong Dipolar Interactions
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
23
Feb 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Amar Vutha
The puzzling proportions of the proton: a detective story
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
06
Feb 2015
12:10 p.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
David Reis
The dawn of x-ray nonlinear optics
05
Feb 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Stefan Natu
Bosons with spin: An exciting new playground for exploring quantum many body physics
30
Jan 2015
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Edward Taylor
Decoherence immunity using Majorana fermions: state of play and possible challenges
12
Jan 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George St. MP 1115
Casey Myers
Vibrationally Enhanced Quantum Transport
05
Jan 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 1115
Steven Cundiff
Optical Multi-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy
15
Dec 2014
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60St. George Street, MP 1115
John Davis
Nanomechanics: from the practical to the exotic
02
Dec 2014
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
John Howell
Compressive Quantum Sensing
01
Dec 2014
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP1115
Manas Kulkarni
Aspects of non-equilibrium many-body phenomena in quantum matter and light
27
Nov 2014
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 1115
Tim Schröder
Spin qubits in diamond nanocavities: Towards spin-photon interfaces
10
Nov 2014
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Galbraith Bldg.,Rm 220
Alex Gaeta
Temporal Magnification, Compression, and Cloaking of Light
10
Nov 2014
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street MP 1115
Steven Rolston
Atoms in Evanescent Fields
03
Nov 2014
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 1115
Duncan O' Dell
Dicke Phase Transition as a toy model for quantum measurement
22
Oct 2014
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St, George Street, MP 606
Matthias Troyer
Simulation of fermionic quantum gases
06
Oct 2014
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street MP 606
Lincoln Carr
Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling in Bose-Einstein Condensates
19
Sep 2014
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Boris Braverman
Progress toward a spin squeezed optical atomic clock beyond the standard quantum limit
12
Sep 2014
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street MP 606
Benjamin Lev
Beyond mean-field physics with multimode cavity QED
11
Aug 2014
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Kae Nemoto
Designs for integrated quantum information devices and systems
07
Aug 2014
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Thomas Monz
Topological Quantum Computation with Trapped Ions
11
Jul 2014
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Matthew Broome
​My Quantum Optics Show and Tell: Topology, complexity and biology
16
Jun 2014
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Katanya Kuntz
Quantum non-Gaussian and Gaussian States at Multiple Side-band Frequencies
23
May 2014
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
David McKay
Cavity QED with superconducting qubits – a multi-pole approach
14
Apr 2014
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Vladan Vuletic
Very attractive slow photons
28
Mar 2014
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street, Toronto
Barry Sanders
BosonSampling with Controllable Distinguishability of Photons
07
Mar 2014
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Gerd Leuchs
Distributing entanglement via separable states
28
Feb 2014
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 230, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Guifre Vidal
Tensor Networks for Quantum Many-body Systems
24
Feb 2014
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Jennifer Ogilvie
Coherence in Oxygenic Photosynthesis
10
Feb 2014
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
François Légaré
Ultrafast X-ray science at ALLS
27
Jan 2014
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Kyung Soo Choi
Building Exotic Quantum Systems with Atoms and Photons in Low Dimensions
20
Jan 2014
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Xiaopeng Li
High orbital quantum phases in optical lattices: from p-wave BEC to topological superconductivity
22
Nov 2013
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Pascale Senellart
Cavity quantum electrodynamics with semiconductor quantum dots
04
Nov 2013
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Robin Côté
Quantum information with ultracold Rydberg atoms and molecules
28
Oct 2013
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Curtis Broadbent
Revealing quantum steering using entropy: The EPR paradox meets information theory
21
Oct 2013
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Christian Weedbrook
Continuous-Variable Quantum Cryptography: Current Status and Future Directions
04
Oct 2013
11:10 a.m. - noon
Room 210, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Nicolas Menicucci
A gigantic, 10,000-mode, continuous-variable cluster state
09
Sep 2013
noon - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, Rm. 606
Han Pu
Spin-Orbit Coupling in Quantum Gases
21
Jun 2013
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Howard Wiseman
100 years of quantum jump theory: Is there anything new to say for a 2-level atom?
10
Jun 2013
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 606
Peter Siyushev
CANCELLED Manipulation of single quantum systems at cryogenic temperatures
07
Jun 2013
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
60 St.George Street, MP606
Daniele Bajoni
Quantum Nonlinear Optics in Integrated Silicon Photonic Structures
06
Jun 2013
11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St.George Street, MP606
Felix Just
Transverse correlations and entanglement of biphotons
27
May 2013
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Stefanie Barz
Experimental Blind Quantum Computing
07
May 2013
2:10 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George St. Room 1318A
Craig Hogan
Quantum Geometry and Interferometry
06
May 2013
11:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St.George Street, MP606
Stephan S. Meyer
The Fermilab Holometer: A Measurement of Planck Scale Quantum Geometry
29
Apr 2013
11:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP606
Daniel J. Gauthier
Steady-state, cavity-less, multimode superradiance and pattern formation in laser-driven cold atoms
26
Apr 2013
11:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Ryo Okamoto
Linear optics quantum circuits
25
Mar 2013
11:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St.George Street, MP606
Ted Norris
Ultrafast Optics and Coherent Control in Graphene
11
Mar 2013
11:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St.George Street, MP606
Natalia Litchinitser
Structured Light in Structured Media
11
Feb 2013
11:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP606
Rockson Chang
Observing the onset of effective mass of a Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical lattice
05
Nov 2012
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP1115, 60 St.George Street
Olga Smirnova
Time-resolving tunneling dynamics
11
Sep 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St.George Street, MP 606
Nir Bar-Gill
NV centers in diamond: from coherence to spin bath dynamics
10
Sep 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 606
Arturo Lezama
Coherent Light-Atom Interaction: From semi-classical to quantum
07
Sep 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street MP 408
Anna Sanpera
The entanglement spectrum in many-body ultracold bosonic gases
10
Aug 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Ryo Okamoto
Demonstration of Adaptive Quantum Estimation with Photons
08
Aug 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 606
Morgan Mitchell
Atomic Quantum Metrology
16
Jul 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Scott Beattie
Spinor superflow in an annular BEC
29
Jun 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Michael Revzen
Classical and Quantum State Reconstruction
15
Jun 2012
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Markus B. Raschke
Ultrafast nano-optics with optical antennas
04
Jun 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 606
Prof. Holger Hofmann
Weak measurements and quasi-realities: explaining the paradoxical statistics of quantum systems
16
May 2012
12:10 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Alex Hayat
Interaction of light with solid-state condensates
04
May 2012
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Seth Lloyd
Optimizing quantum transport
30
Apr 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Markus A. Schmidt
Nanophotonic devices in fiber form: from plasmonics towards nonlinear optics
26
Mar 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Lindsay LeBlanc
Superfluid Hall effect for a BEC in a synthetic magnetic field
10
Feb 2012
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Stefan Trotzky
Creating, manipulating and detecting entangled spin pairs in optical superlattices
28
Nov 2011
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Manas Kulkarni
Dynamics in cold atomic gases
15
Nov 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Xiaoji Xu
Vibrational Nanospectroscopy by Observation of Molecular Free Induction Decay with Ultrafast Infrared Near-field Scattering
28
Oct 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
David Snoke
Superfluid Phase Transition of Long-Lifetime Polaritons
30
Aug 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 606
Nobuyasu Shiga
Locking microwave frequency to atomic phase
26
Aug 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Peter Turner
Multipartite indistinguishability
27
Jul 2011
10:30 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 134
Shizhong Zhang
Spin-orbit interaction in ultra-cold alkali gases
04
Jul 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 408
Philip Russell
Keeping light & matter in focus in photonic crystal fibres
16
Jun 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 606
Dmitry N. Chigrin
Light emission in structured micro- and nano-structures
03
Jun 2011
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Claude Fabre
Quantum frequency combs : generation and use
20
May 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 1115
Lucio Claudio Andreani
Photonic crystal slabs for nanoscale optical functionalities
13
May 2011
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Evgeny Shapiro
Coherent nonlinear spectroscopy with noisy broadband laser pulses
04
Apr 2011
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. Rm. 606
Remi Geiger
Airborne matter wave inertial sensing
29
Mar 2011
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Stefan Trotzky
Experiments with ultracold bosons in driven optical superlattices
11
Feb 2011
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Davenport Seminar Room
Eric Bittner
Bose Condensation of Cavity Polaritons in Molecular Crystals: theory and experimental prospects
17
Dec 2010
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Christoph Simon
Towards efficient photon-photon gates
10
Dec 2010
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Joseph Emerson
Robust benchmarking of quantum processes via randomization
29
Nov 2010
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Kirk Madison
Collisions in trapped alkali gases: A new twist on Feshbach resonances and applications of hot collisions in cold gases
23
Nov 2010
2:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Vlad Ivanov
Simultaneous Trapping of Ultracold Gases of Lithium and Ytterbium
22
Nov 2010
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Karyn Le Hur
Novel Many-Body Quantum Phases: From Photons to Electrons
10
Nov 2010
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Richard Averitt
Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy of Vanadates
29
Oct 2010
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Martijn deSterke and Irina Kabakova
Special QO/AMO Seminar
22
Oct 2010
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Alireza Shabani
Compressed Tomography of Quantum Dynamical Systems
18
Oct 2010
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Alan Migdall
Single-photon detector, source, and metrology efforts at NIST
27
Sep 2010
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Jeff Lundeen
Direct Measurement of the Wavefunction
24
Sep 2010
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Ivan Deutsch
Extreme Spin Squeezing in Cold Trapped Atomic Ensembles
23
Sep 2010
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 408
Rachel Sapiro
Bose-Einstein Condensate Experiments in 1-D Optical Lattices
23
Sep 2010
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Andreas Eckstein
Ultrafast quantum states and spectral engineering of nonlinear processes
20
Sep 2010
10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
60 St. George St. MP 606
Agata Branczyk
Spectral Properties of Downconverted Photons
17
Sep 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Stewart Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Alessandro Fedrizzi
Discrete- and continuous-time quantum walks with single photons
23
Aug 2010
11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Edward Taylor
Perfect fluidity: from quark-gluon plasmas to ultra-cold Fermi gases
16
Aug 2010
11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Shunji Tsuchiya
Photoemission studies of ultracold Fermi gases: a status report
26
May 2010
2:10 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street, Toronto
Alex Hayat
Semiconductor Quantum Photonics
13
May 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Sangam Chatterjee
Ultrafast Optical Response and Transient Population Inversion of Photoexcited Ge/SiGe Quantum Wells
11
May 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Nick Proukakis
Dark Soliton Dynamics in Atomic Bose Condensates
05
May 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Harry W.K. Tom
Verification of the Gouy-Chapman model of the Diffuse Layer using Optical Second-Harmonic Generation
03
May 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Scott Glasgow
CANCELLED
26
Apr 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP606
Prof. Tilman Pfau
Lecture 3: Ultracold Rydberg chemistry and how to excite Rydberg atoms in a microscopic glass box.
23
Apr 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street
Prof. Tilman Pfau
Lecture 2: Strongly interacting Rydberg atoms
21
Apr 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP606
Prof. Tilman Pfau
Lecture 1: A purely dipolar quantum gas
08
Apr 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP606
Myoung-Sun Heo
Ideal Mean-Field Transition in a Modulated Cold Atom System
29
Mar 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Tanya Zelevinsky
Precision Measurements with Ultracold Atoms and Molecules
15
Mar 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Lev Vaidman
Where is the Quantum Particle between two Measurements?
08
Mar 2010
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
60 Saint George St. MP 606
Michael Moore
Turning electrons into atoms, and vapors into crystals
01
Mar 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Donna Strickland
Multi-frequency Raman generation or cascaded four wave mixing
23
Feb 2010
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Room MP 713, 60 St. George Street
Morgan Mitchell
Quantum metrology with cold atoms: quantum non-demolition measurements, spin squeezing, and non-linear metrology
22
Feb 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Antonio Badolato
Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with Single Quantum Dots
25
Jan 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Daniel Steck
Atomic One-Way Barriers and Quantum Measurements
18
Jan 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Duncan O' Dell
Optomechanics with ultracold atoms: moving atoms and light around in optical cavities
11
Jan 2010
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George, MP 606
Albert P. Heberle
High-Efficiency Green Lasers for Microprojectors
06
Jan 2010
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Rohit Prasankumar
Probing nanoscale phase inhomogeneities in strongly correlated transition metal oxides with ultrafast infrared spectroscopy
11
Dec 2009
11:10 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Joe Altepeter
Entangled Photon Polarimetry
30
Nov 2009
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Ana Maria Rey
Probing Nagaoka ferromagnetism in optical superlattices.
23
Nov 2009
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Pablo Londero
Nonlinear Optics in Rubidium-Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Band-Gap Fibers
09
Nov 2009
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Markus Büttiker
*CANCELED*Traversal time for tunneling
14
Oct 2009
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Zhiqiang Li
Charge dynamics in monolayer and bilayer graphene by infrared spectroscopy
05
Oct 2009
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St. George St. MP 606
Carlos Silva
Charge-transfer excitons in strongly coupled organic semiconductors
08
Sep 2009
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, MP 606
Alessandro Cere
Generation of Narrowband Quantum Light for Interaction with Rb Atoms
10
Aug 2009
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Victoria College Room 112 (Alumni Hall)
QUANTUM OPTICS DAY
05
Jun 2009
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 1115
Edward Taylor
Second sound in a trapped strongly interacting Fermi gas
25
May 2009
11 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
McLennan Physics (MP) 606
Francesca Ferlaino
Few-body physics in Cesium: New evidence for four-body states
11
May 2009
11 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
McLennan Physics (MP) 505
Jim Rabeau
Fabrication and measurement of nanodiamonds for quantum and biological science
23
Mar 2009
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Shunji Tsuchiya
Pseudogap phenomena in the BCS-BEC crossover regime of atomic Fermi gases
10
Dec 2008
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
McLennan Physics (MP) 408
W. Andreas Schroeder
Ultrafast electron microscopy:Goals, achievements, and challenges
01
Dec 2008
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
McLennan Physics MP408
Ken O'Hara
A Colorful Fermi Gas: Toward Quantum Simulation of QCD
19
Nov 2008
11:10 a.m. - noon
McLennan Physics (MP)505
Jean-Michel Raimond
Ideal quantum measurements in cavity QED
10
Nov 2008
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
McLennan Physics(MP) 408
Stephen Hughes
Theory of on-chip quantum light emitters using semiconductor quantum dots and planar photonic crystals
27
Oct 2008
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
McLennan Physics (MP) 408, 60 St. George Street
Raffaele Colombelli
Mid- and far-infrared semiconductor devices exploiting plasmonic effects
17
Oct 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Raymond Y. Chiao
Looking back on the laser of Schawlow and Townes, and looking forwards to the generation of gravitational radiation.
06
Oct 2008
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
McLennan Physics (MP) 408, 60 St. George Street
Kimberley Hall
Femtosecond Control of Spin Dynamics in Semiconductors
22
Sep 2008
11 a.m. - noon
MP 606, 60 St. George Street
Dr. Jared Wahlstrand
The Quantum-limited linewidth of a femtosecond frequency comb
15
Sep 2008
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 St.George Street, MP606
Cheng Chin
Quantum Universality and Quantum Control of Ultracold Atoms Near Feshbach Resonances
11
Sep 2008
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
MP606, 60 St. George Street
Alex Lvovsky
Towards a universal light storage machine
18
Aug 2008
11 a.m. - noon
MP606, 60 St. George Street
Dr. Geoff Pryde
Adaptive Measurements In Quantum Metrology And State Discrimination
07
Aug 2008
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Victoria College Room 112 (VC 112 aka the Alumni Room)
QUANTUM OPTICS DAY
05
Aug 2008
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, Burton Tower MP606
Shau-Yu Lan
Towards a Practical Repeater
01
Aug 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Masato Koashi
Security of quantum key distribution using an entangled pair of pulses
28
Jul 2008
4:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Stephanie Wehner
Cryptography from noisy quantum storage
28
Jul 2008
2:10 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Christian Schaffner
The operational meaning of min- and max-entropy
24
Jul 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Andrew Landahl
Universal quantum walks driven by local Hamiltonians
11
Jul 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Geir Ove Myhr
Symmetric extension and quantum key distribution
23
Jun 2008
11:10 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Lora Ramunno
Understanding intense laser-cluster interaction
12
Jun 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Stefan Riedl and Karl Pilch
Update from Innsbruck: Rotating fermi superfluids and heteronuclear Feshbach resonances
30
May 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Bei-Lok Hu
Non-Markovian Entanglement Dynamics of Two Qubits Interacting Through a Quantum Field
23
May 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Stephen Bartlett
Identifying phases of matter that are universal for quantum computation
12
May 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Jason McKeever
Cavity QED for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Science
12
May 2008
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Room MP408, 60 St. George Street
Gil Refael
Entanglement entropy of random critical points in one dimension
09
May 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Ekaterina Babourina
Quantum noise in a nano mechanical Duffing resonator
28
Apr 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Paul Barclay
Chip-based photonic devices for nonlinear optics and cavity-QED
25
Apr 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Jeremy O'Brien
Quantum information science with photons on a chip
14
Apr 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Joyce Poon
Guiding Light in Coupled Resonators
04
Apr 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Asoka Biswas
Overlapping resonance in the control of decoherence: N spins coupled to a bosonic bath
31
Mar 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Frederic Chevy
CANCELED-Swimming in the Fermi Sea
28
Mar 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Qin Wang
Experimently demonstration on decoy-state QKD with heralded single photon source
17
Mar 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, Room 606
Alan D. Bristow
Two-dimensional Fourier-transform spectroscopy: coherence processes in a new light
14
Mar 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Nicolas Godbout
Optical fibre technology for quantum communication and quantum information processing
14
Mar 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Bhavin Bijlani
(POSTPONED)
13
Mar 2008
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Physics Building, room 203, 60 St. George Street
Prof. Roy Glauber
Lecture of Interest -Cooperative Spontaneous Emission and Scattering of Light:A Theory of Coherent Radiation Damping
13
Mar 2008
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Physics Building, Room 203
Prof. Roy Glauber
Lectures of Interest - Cooperative Spontaneous Emission and Scattering of Light: A Theory of Coherent Radiation Damping
11
Mar 2008
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Physics Building, room 102, 60 St. George Street
Prof. Roy Glauber
Lecture of Interest -Radiation Damping in Atoms and Harmonic Oscillators
11
Mar 2008
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Physics Building, Room 102
Prof. Roy Glauber
Lectures of Interest - Radiation Damping in Atoms and Harmonic Oscillators
10
Mar 2008
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bahen Building, room 1160, 40 St. George Street
Prof. Roy Glauber
Lecture of Interest - A Century of Light Quanta
10
Mar 2008
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bahen Building, Room 1160, 40 St. George Street
Prof. Roy Glauber
Lectures of Interest - A Century of Light Quanta
10
Mar 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Gael Reinaudi
Manipulation of ultra-cold atom packets: towards the production of a continuous atom laser
07
Mar 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
BA3004, Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street, Toronto
Shohini Ghose
Studies of chaos, entanglement and decoherence in a quantum kicked top using cold atoms
03
Mar 2008
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 606
Abdul Elezzabi
New Directions for THz Plasmonics
29
Feb 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Robin Williams
Scalable Routes to Entangled Photon Pair Sources –Gated InAs/InP Quantum Dots in Photonic Crystal Microcavities
22
Feb 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Joseph Emerson
Negativity and contextuality as criteria for classicallity in discrete phase-space and other quasi-probability representations of quantum theory
15
Feb 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Yoritoshi Adachi
Efficient quantum key distribution with parametric down-conversion source
05
Feb 2008
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street MP 606
Marco Barbieri
One step beyond: recent advances in linear optical quantum computing
05
Feb 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street
Marco Barbieri
One step beyond: recent advances in linear optical quantum computing
01
Feb 2008
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Xingxing Xing
Towards the atom-photon interface in Quantum information: An ultrabright entangled photon source
21
Jan 2008
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 606
Thomas Weinacht
Strong Field Coherent Control of Atomic and Molecular Dynamics
10
Dec 2007
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
McLennan Physical Labs, Room 606
Cass Sacket
Atom Interferometry using Bose-Einstein Condensates
30
Nov 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Jonathan Oppenheim
Intrinsic decoherence and the destruction of information
23
Nov 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Rolando Somma
Quantum Computing the Physical World
19
Nov 2007
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
60 St. George Street, Burton Tower, MP 408
Congjun Wu
New features of orbital physics with cold bosons and fermions in optical lattices
16
Nov 2007
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Mohit Randeria
Superconductivity in Doped Mott Insulators
13
Nov 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Parisa Bohlouhi
Enhancement of Rydberg atom interactions using ac Stark shifts
09
Nov 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Kirill Shtengel
Non-Abelian Anyon Interferometry
26
Oct 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Frédéric Dupuis
Quantum entropic security and approximate quantum encryption
22
Oct 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Ralph Shiell
Heavy Rydberg Systems: Large Molecules of Significant Interest
15
Oct 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
John Thomas
Is a Strongly Interacting Fermi Gas a Perfect Fluid?
04
Oct 2007
5:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
L' Espresso Bar Mercurio, 321 Bloor Street West
Quantum Optics New Students Happy Hour
07
Sep 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Marcos Curty
One-way and Two-way Classical Post-Processing Quantum Key Distribution
27
Jul 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street MP606
Ippei Danshita
Quantum phases of ultracold bosons in double-well optical lattices
29
Jun 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Kiyoshi Tamaki
CANCELLED
22
Jun 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Abraham Ungar
On the Bloch Vector of Quantum Information and Computation
14
Jun 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 606
Peter Kruger
Coherence and superfluidity in a two dimensional Bose gas
01
Jun 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George St. MP 606
Joerg Schmiedmayer
Manipulating Atomic and Photonic Quantum States
18
May 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Lucien Hardy
Interacting qubits in the causaloid formalism
15
May 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Vadim Makarov
Practical attacks on quantum key distribution systems
14
May 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street MP 408
Tommaso Calarco
Quantum Optimal Control: a tool for scalable Quantum Information Processing
27
Apr 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Marco Lucamarini
Quantum cryptography with a two-way quantum channel
20
Apr 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Mohsen Razavi
Quantum Key Distribution over Long Distances
26
Mar 2007
11 a.m. - noon
60 Saint George Street, MP 408
Olga Korotkova
Stochastic beams: theory and applications
19
Mar 2007
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606 - 60 Saint George St.
Girish S. Agarwal
TODAY'S SEMINAR IS CANCELED - Measurement Induced Quantum Entanglement and Interference between Independent Photons
19
Mar 2007
noon - 1 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
R. Kalyanaraman
Self-organized patterns in nanoscopic metal films
12
Mar 2007
11 a.m. - noon
MP606 - 60 Saint George St.
Prem Kumar
Fiber-optic Quantum Communications
12
Mar 2007
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Prem Kumar
Fiber-optic Quantum Communications
12
Mar 2007
noon - 1:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Hans Hübl
Related Seminar of Interest - "News on an old donor: Manipulation and detection of the spin states of phosphorus in silicon"
02
Mar 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Andrei Klimov
Discrete Phase-Space Structure and Mutually Unbiased Basis Operators
23
Feb 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Ashwin Nayak
Search via quantum walk
05
Feb 2007
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP 408 - 60 Saint George Street
Ilja Gerhardt
Nano-Optics with Single Molecules
29
Jan 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
André Stefanov
Implementation of Simple Quantum Algorithms using Optical Cluster State
19
Jan 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Robert Raussendorf
Fault-tolerant quantum computation with high threshold in two dimensions
12
Jan 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Patrick Hayden
Quantum Information Theory: Four Lessons from the Land of Large n
05
Jan 2007
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Aaron J. Pearlman
Ultrafast NbN superconducting single-photon optical detector for quantum communications
15
Dec 2006
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Jean Christian Boileau
Obtaining the Devetak-Winter bound for Quantum Key Distribution in Terms of Entanglement Distillation
04
Dec 2006
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606 - 60 St. George Street
Steve Cundiff
Optical Two-Dimensional Fourier Transform Spectroscopy of Semiconductors
01
Nov 2006
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, MP 408
Chris Hooley
Simulating condensed matter systems using cold atoms: some practical observations
30
Oct 2006
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Thomas Coudreau
Quantum memories with trapped ions: theoretical results and on-going experiments
30
Oct 2006
11 a.m. - noon
MP606
Thomas Coudreau
Quantum memories with trapped ions: theoretical results and ongoing experiments
27
Oct 2006
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP606
Robert Nyman
A Fermionic Atom Interferometer for Microgravity
24
Oct 2006
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Thomas Coudreau
Quantum properties of self-phase locked Parametric Oscillators
24
Oct 2006
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
MP606
Thomas Coudreau
Quantum properties of self-phase locked Parametric Oscillators
20
Oct 2006
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Scott Aaronson
The Learnability of Quantum States
02
Oct 2006
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Jim Franson
Entangled Photon Holes
Parametric down-conversion can be used to create pairs of photons that are entangled in energy and time.
02
Oct 2006
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Jim Franson
Entangled Photon Holes
29
Sep 2006
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Carlos A. Perez
Quantum Cellular Automata and Single Spin Measurement
18
Sep 2006
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Bill Munro
Qubus Computation
15
Sep 2006
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Dmitry Gavinsky
On the Role of Shared Entanglement
08
Sep 2006
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Gennady Berman
Survival of quantum effects after decoherence and relaxation
23
Aug 2006
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Peter Turner
Quantal and semi-classical approaches to the degradation of quantum reference frames
22
Aug 2006
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Victoria College, 73 Queens Park, Room VC112
Quantum Optics Day
21
Aug 2006
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George Street, Room MP 606
Robert Prevedel and Simon Gröblacher
Multi-partite and higher-dimensional quantum entanglement experiments
18
Aug 2006
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP606
Nikolai Kiesel
Experimental Applications of a Linear Optical Controlled Phase Gate
18
Aug 2006
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Nikolai Kiesel
Experimental Applications of a Linear Optical Controlled Phase Gate
15
Aug 2006
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
60 St. George St., MP 606
Fabrice Gerbier
SEMINAR CANCELLED
12 - 14
Aug 2006
midnight - midnight
TBA
Frontiers of Quantum Decoherence
An International Workshop
08
May 2006
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Karl-Peter Marzlin
Quantum Information with Atoms and Photons
08
May 2006
11 a.m. - noon
Room MP606, 60 St. George Street/255 Huron Street
Karl-Peter Marzlin
Quantum Information with Atoms and Photons
03
May 2006
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
60 St. George Street, Room MP408
Jason McKeever
Experimental Studies of Fermionic Lithium in the BEC-BCS Crossover
01
May 2006
11 a.m. - noon
MP606, 60 St. George Street
René Stock
Quantum Control of Atomic Collisions for Quantum Information Processing
21
Apr 2006
11 a.m. - noon
3rd Floor Library, Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto
Elinor Irish
The Theory of Quantum Electromechanics
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Event series  QO/AMO Seminars