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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.
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July 27, 2020
The Heisenberg limit for laser coherence
July 14, 2020
Unifying theory of quantum state estimation using past and future information
April 17, 2020
Ultracold Molecules: From Quantum Chemistry to Quantum Computing
April 24, 2020
Digital Contact tracing while Preserving Privacy: The Project
April 27, 2020
Laser Cooling and Control of Polyatomic Radicals
May 4, 2020
Deciphering the baryonic universe: from the first galaxies till today
May 11, 2020
Why standard entanglement theory is inappropriate for the study of Bell scenarios
Jan. 10, 2020
High Precision Direct Frequency Comb Spectroscopy in UV
Nov. 29, 2019
Many-body echo phenomenon in a periodically driven Bose condensate
Oct. 25, 2019
Ultrafast coherent excitation of a Ca-40+ ion
Nov. 8, 2019
Quantum dynamics and control of angular momenta in molecules: From ultracold chemistry to quantum many-body physics
Sept. 25, 2019
Generation of Gaussian and non-Gaussian multimode entangled states of light for applications to Quantum Information Processing
Sept. 27, 2019
Building a Single Molecule from a Reservoir of Two atoms
Sept. 20, 2019
Super-resolution microscopy of cold atoms in an optical lattice
Aug. 27, 2019
Dynamics of ultracold lithium in driven optical lattices
June 7, 2019
From quantum computers to new physics searches with trapped atomic ions
June 14, 2019
Light-matter interfaces for quantum information processing with photons
July 24, 2019
Modifying spin diffusion in a non-degenerate ultracold gas
Aug. 9, 2019
One year with laser-cooled radium ions
Aug. 13, 2019
Quantum spins in space: the rich phases of spinor Bose gases
Sept. 3, 2019
Understanding spectroscopic probes of entangled electronic and nuclear dynamics in electronic excitation transfer
March 22, 2019
On the complexity and verification of Random Circuit Sampling
April 5, 2019
Cold atoms in novel optical lattices: sub-wavelength potentials and Floquet driven lattices
March 13, 2019
Quantum Control with Rydberg-Dressed Atoms
Feb. 22, 2019
Electro-optic Quantum Transduction on Nanophotonic Platforms
Feb. 8, 2019
New Hardness Results for the Permanent Using Linear Optics
Jan. 25, 2019
Post-selected classical query complexity
Feb. 13, 2019
A coherent superposition of Feshbach dimers and Efimov trimers
Feb. 14, 2019
Recent developments in Mid-Infrared Fiber Lasers
Jan. 18, 2019
133Ba+: the golidilocks qubit with the lowest error rate - CANCELLED
Nov. 30, 2018
When things go "bump" during a clock sequence
Dec. 7, 2018
Heat and spin transport through an atomic point contact
Oct. 26, 2018
Solar sailing using advanced diffractive films
Nov. 1, 2018
Non-Hermitian optics
Oct. 19, 2018
Quantum Simulation via All-Optically Generated Tensor Network States
Oct. 12, 2018
Probing TeV physics with ThO: order of magnitude improved limit on the electron electric dipole moment
Oct. 15, 2018
Entanglement dynamics and scrambling in a trapped-ion quantum simulator of the Dicke model
June 8, 2018
Characterising the behaviour of classical-quantum broadcast networks
June 25, 2018
Induced interactions and superfluidity in Bose-Fermi mixture
Sept. 21, 2018
Ultracold Bose soup: where few-body meets many-body physics
May 11, 2018
Watching the Dance of Electrons in Molecules
April 20, 2018
How to simulate models from high energy physics in atomic physics experiments
April 13, 2018
Direct Characterization of Ultrafast Energy-Time Entangled Photon Pairs
April 6, 2018
Combinatorial geometries underneath the surface of Quantum Theories
March 16, 2018
Integrated Frequency Conversion for Hybrid Quantum Networks
March 23, 2018
Optical Atomic Clocks
March 2, 2018
Spin coherence of alkali atoms in solid parahydrogen
Jan. 26, 2018
Induced interaction and p-wave superfluidity in a Bose-Fermi mixture in mixed dimensions
Dec. 11, 2017
How to use the air as a spectroscopy tool? Emission from N2 and N2+ in IR and UV laser filaments
Jan. 18, 2018
Phonon Lasing and Cooling with Combs
Dec. 1, 2017
Two-photon interference using phase-randomized weak coherent states
Dec. 4, 2017
Tunneling time in strong field ionization
Oct. 30, 2017
Magnetic field sensing with cold (and warm) atoms
Nov. 3, 2017
Hidden Coherences: Quantum and Classical
Oct. 27, 2017
Nonequilibrium dynamics of isolated many-body quantum systems
Oct. 6, 2017
Certifying high dimensional entanglement via Bell tests
Sept. 22, 2017
Taming multi-THz classical and quantum light toward time-domain quantum spectroscopy
Aug. 28, 2017
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.
Aug. 10, 2017
The Problematization of Randomized Benchmarking
Sept. 5, 2017
Seize the Moments: Enhancing Moment Estimation for Subdiffraction Incoherent Imaging
July 31, 2017
Extreme non-equilibrium phenomena in driven ultracold gases
June 28, 2017
High efficiency nanowire detectors & sub-Kelvin cryogenics
May 12, 2017
Deceleration and trapping of cold free radicals
May 5, 2017
June 6, 2017
Quantum photonics for novel quantum computing and testing quantum physics foundations
July 17, 2017
Quantum fluid dynamics in a (weakly interacting) ultracold gas
July 21, 2017
Two sides of the Poincaré sphere in optics: polarization and beam structure
April 21, 2017
Ultracold Molecular Assembly
April 7, 2017
Quantum devices - a proper niche for plasmonics
March 17, 2017
The geometry of speed limits in quantum control
March 10, 2017
New Materials for Photonics in the Mid-Infrared: From Lasers and Detectors to Plasmonics and Metamaterials
Feb. 24, 2017
Shedding light on few-body quantum dynamics by studying atomic collisions
Feb. 10, 2017
*** CANCELLED *** The geometry of speed limits in quantum control
Jan. 20, 2017
Photons & Phonons: a room-temperature diamond quantum memory
Jan. 27, 2017
Correlated Electron and Ion Dynamics in Strong Fields
Jan. 13, 2017
Energy and Entropy Transfer in Natural and Manmade Systems
Jan. 17, 2017
Billions and Billions of Molecules
A talk of potential interest
Dec. 9, 2016
Quantum homomorphic encryption
Nov. 18, 2016
What is actually needed to quantum-compute with harmonic oscillators?
Nov. 25, 2016
Engineering noninteracting-boson fields: from precision measurements to large-scale entanglement
Dec. 2, 2016
Cavities, waveguides, and metasurfaces: Enhancing Atom-Photon Interactions with Photonic Crystals
Nov. 28, 2016
Learning to make intelligent decisions
Nov. 11, 2016
Robust entanglement generation between two remote superconducting qubits
Sept. 30, 2016
Collective Dynamics in NMR
July 25, 2016
Randomized benchmarking in measurement-based quantum computing
Aug. 1, 2016
Macroscopic quantum effects with Kerr nonlinearities
Aug. 19, 2016
Full and efficient characterisation of non-Markovian quantum processes
May 27, 2016
Experimental demonstration of Gaussian protocols for one-sided device-independent quantum key distribution & Measurement-based noiseless linear amplification for quantum communication
May 16, 2016
Few-body resonances in an ultracold Bose-Bose mixture
May 17, 2016
Plasmon Bell Test
June 23, 2016
Uses of photonic crystal microcavities to enhance light-matter interactions in silicon photonic circuits
June 10, 2016
Counterfeiting quantum coins with weak measurements
June 6, 2016
Microscopic signatures of the quantum depletion of a Bose-Einstein condensate
May 9, 2016
Friction under microscope in a trapped-ion optical-lattice emulator
April 8, 2016
Generalized Controllability of Noiseless Subspaces in Quantum Systems
April 15, 2016
Single Rydberg atoms in dense ultracold quantum gases
March 4, 2016
Coherence in Quantum Transport
April 1, 2016
Fragility of and Robustness by Quantum Coherence in Exciton Dynamics
Jan. 11, 2016
Quantum Turbulent cloud of atomic superfluid : general characteristics and equivalence to the propagation of a speckle light field
Nov. 16, 2015
Dicke Phenomena in Solids
Nov. 23, 2015
Surface functionalization with femtosecond lasers
Jan. 25, 2016
To a loophole-free Bell test and beyond
Nov. 2, 2015
Photon-Photon Interactions
Aug. 6, 2015
Rosensweig instability of a dipolar BEC, formation of ordered droplets ensembles
Aug. 10, 2015
CSSQI 2015: Canadian Summer School on Quantum Information
Aug. 17, 2015
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.
June 17, 2015
Low-entropy gas of polar molecules for quantum simulations
May 20, 2015
Surprises regarding the Superposition principle in interference experiments
April 24, 2015
A quantum advantage for inferring causal structure
March 6, 2015
Probing superfluidity in quantized, cold-atom circuits
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
March 12, 2015
Quantum emulation from atoms to molecules
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
Feb. 25, 2015
Ultracold Molecules of NaK – A Quantum Gas with Strong Dipolar Interactions
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
Feb. 27, 2015
Control of Optical Forces and Observation of Optical Möbius Structures
Talk of potential interest
Jan. 30, 2015
Decoherence immunity using Majorana fermions: state of play and possible challenges
Feb. 23, 2015
The puzzling proportions of the proton: a detective story
Candidate for the Experimental Quantum Optics/AMO Physics faculty position
Dec. 15, 2014
Nanomechanics: from the practical to the exotic
Jan. 5, 2015
Optical Multi-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy
Jan. 12, 2015
Vibrationally Enhanced Quantum Transport
Dec. 2, 2014
Compressive Quantum Sensing
Dec. 1, 2014
Aspects of non-equilibrium many-body phenomena in quantum matter and light
Nov. 27, 2014
Spin qubits in diamond nanocavities: Towards spin-photon interfaces
Nov. 10, 2014
Temporal Magnification, Compression, and Cloaking of Light
Nov. 3, 2014
Dicke Phase Transition as a toy model for quantum measurement
Nov. 10, 2014
Atoms in Evanescent Fields
Oct. 6, 2014
Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling in Bose-Einstein Condensates
Sept. 12, 2014
Beyond mean-field physics with multimode cavity QED
Aug. 7, 2014
Topological Quantum Computation with Trapped Ions
Sept. 19, 2014
Progress toward a spin squeezed optical atomic clock beyond the standard quantum limit
Aug. 11, 2014
Designs for integrated quantum information devices and systems
July 11, 2014
​My Quantum Optics Show and Tell: Topology, complexity and biology
June 16, 2014
Quantum non-Gaussian and Gaussian States at Multiple Side-band Frequencies
May 23, 2014
Cavity QED with superconducting qubits – a multi-pole approach
April 14, 2014
Very attractive slow photons
March 28, 2014
BosonSampling with Controllable Distinguishability of Photons
March 7, 2014
Distributing entanglement via separable states
Feb. 10, 2014
Ultrafast X-ray science at ALLS
Jan. 27, 2014
Building Exotic Quantum Systems with Atoms and Photons in Low Dimensions
Feb. 24, 2014
Coherence in Oxygenic Photosynthesis
Nov. 22, 2013
Cavity quantum electrodynamics with semiconductor quantum dots
Oct. 28, 2013
Revealing quantum steering using entropy: The EPR paradox meets information theory
Nov. 4, 2013
Quantum information with ultracold Rydberg atoms and molecules
Oct. 21, 2013
Continuous-Variable Quantum Cryptography: Current Status and Future Directions
Oct. 4, 2013
A gigantic, 10,000-mode, continuous-variable cluster state
June 6, 2013
Transverse correlations and entanglement of biphotons
June 7, 2013
Quantum Nonlinear Optics in Integrated Silicon Photonic Structures
June 10, 2013
CANCELLED Manipulation of single quantum systems at cryogenic temperatures
May 6, 2013
The Fermilab Holometer: A Measurement of Planck Scale Quantum Geometry
May 7, 2013
Quantum Geometry and Interferometry
May 27, 2013
Experimental Blind Quantum Computing
June 21, 2013
100 years of quantum jump theory: Is there anything new to say for a 2-level atom?
April 26, 2013
Linear optics quantum circuits
April 29, 2013
Steady-state, cavity-less, multimode superradiance and pattern formation in laser-driven cold atoms
March 25, 2013
Ultrafast Optics and Coherent Control in Graphene
March 11, 2013
Structured Light in Structured Media
Feb. 11, 2013
Observing the onset of effective mass of a Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical lattice
Sept. 7, 2012
The entanglement spectrum in many-body ultracold bosonic gases
Sept. 10, 2012
Coherent Light-Atom Interaction: From semi-classical to quantum
Sept. 11, 2012
NV centers in diamond: from coherence to spin bath dynamics
July 16, 2012
Spinor superflow in an annular BEC
June 29, 2012
Classical and Quantum State Reconstruction
Aug. 10, 2012
Demonstration of Adaptive Quantum Estimation with Photons
Aug. 8, 2012
Atomic Quantum Metrology
June 4, 2012
Weak measurements and quasi-realities: explaining the paradoxical statistics of quantum systems
May 4, 2012
Optimizing quantum transport
March 26, 2012
Superfluid Hall effect for a BEC in a synthetic magnetic field
April 30, 2012
Nanophotonic devices in fiber form: from plasmonics towards nonlinear optics
Feb. 10, 2012
Creating, manipulating and detecting entangled spin pairs in optical superlattices
Nov. 28, 2011
Dynamics in cold atomic gases
Nov. 15, 2011
Vibrational Nanospectroscopy by Observation of Molecular Free Induction Decay with Ultrafast Infrared Near-field Scattering
Aug. 30, 2011
Locking microwave frequency to atomic phase
July 27, 2011
Spin-orbit interaction in ultra-cold alkali gases
Aug. 26, 2011
Multipartite indistinguishability
June 16, 2011
Light emission in structured micro- and nano-structures
July 4, 2011
Keeping light & matter in focus in photonic crystal fibres
May 13, 2011
Coherent nonlinear spectroscopy with noisy broadband laser pulses
May 20, 2011
Photonic crystal slabs for nanoscale optical functionalities
June 3, 2011
Quantum frequency combs : generation and use
April 4, 2011
Airborne matter wave inertial sensing
March 29, 2011
Experiments with ultracold bosons in driven optical superlattices
Feb. 11, 2011
Bose Condensation of Cavity Polaritons in Molecular Crystals: theory and experimental prospects
Dec. 10, 2010
Robust benchmarking of quantum processes via randomization
Nov. 23, 2010
Simultaneous Trapping of Ultracold Gases of Lithium and Ytterbium
Nov. 29, 2010
Collisions in trapped alkali gases: A new twist on Feshbach resonances and applications of hot collisions in cold gases
Dec. 17, 2010
Towards efficient photon-photon gates
Oct. 22, 2010
Compressed Tomography of Quantum Dynamical Systems
Oct. 29, 2010
Special QO/AMO Seminar
Oct. 18, 2010
Single-photon detector, source, and metrology efforts at NIST
Sept. 23, 2010
Bose-Einstein Condensate Experiments in 1-D Optical Lattices
Sept. 23, 2010
Ultrafast quantum states and spectral engineering of nonlinear processes
Sept. 24, 2010
Extreme Spin Squeezing in Cold Trapped Atomic Ensembles
Sept. 27, 2010
Direct Measurement of the Wavefunction
May 11, 2010
Dark Soliton Dynamics in Atomic Bose Condensates
May 13, 2010
Ultrafast Optical Response and Transient Population Inversion of Photoexcited Ge/SiGe Quantum Wells
May 26, 2010
Semiconductor Quantum Photonics
Aug. 16, 2010
Photoemission studies of ultracold Fermi gases: a status report
Sept. 17, 2010
Discrete- and continuous-time quantum walks with single photons
Sept. 20, 2010
Spectral Properties of Downconverted Photons
May 5, 2010
Verification of the Gouy-Chapman model of the Diffuse Layer using Optical Second-Harmonic Generation
April 21, 2010
Lecture 1: A purely dipolar quantum gas
April 23, 2010
Lecture 2: Strongly interacting Rydberg atoms
April 26, 2010
Lecture 3: Ultracold Rydberg chemistry and how to excite Rydberg atoms in a microscopic glass box.
May 3, 2010
April 8, 2010
Ideal Mean-Field Transition in a Modulated Cold Atom System
March 1, 2010
Multi-frequency Raman generation or cascaded four wave mixing
March 8, 2010
Turning electrons into atoms, and vapors into crystals
March 15, 2010
Where is the Quantum Particle between two Measurements?
March 29, 2010
Precision Measurements with Ultracold Atoms and Molecules
Feb. 22, 2010
Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with Single Quantum Dots
Feb. 23, 2010
Quantum metrology with cold atoms: quantum non-demolition measurements, spin squeezing, and non-linear metrology
Jan. 25, 2010
Atomic One-Way Barriers and Quantum Measurements
Jan. 18, 2010
Optomechanics with ultracold atoms: moving atoms and light around in optical cavities
Dec. 11, 2009
Entangled Photon Polarimetry
Jan. 11, 2010
High-Efficiency Green Lasers for Microprojectors
Nov. 30, 2009
Probing Nagaoka ferromagnetism in optical superlattices.
Nov. 23, 2009
Nonlinear Optics in Rubidium-Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Band-Gap Fibers
Nov. 9, 2009
*CANCELED*Traversal time for tunneling
Oct. 5, 2009
Charge-transfer excitons in strongly coupled organic semiconductors
Aug. 10, 2009
Sept. 8, 2009
Generation of Narrowband Quantum Light for Interaction with Rb Atoms
May 11, 2009
Fabrication and measurement of nanodiamonds for quantum and biological science
May 25, 2009
Few-body physics in Cesium: New evidence for four-body states
Dec. 1, 2008
A Colorful Fermi Gas: Toward Quantum Simulation of QCD
Dec. 10, 2008
Ultrafast electron microscopy:Goals, achievements, and challenges
Nov. 19, 2008
Ideal quantum measurements in cavity QED
Oct. 17, 2008
Looking back on the laser of Schawlow and Townes, and looking forwards to the generation of gravitational radiation.
Oct. 27, 2008
Mid- and far-infrared semiconductor devices exploiting plasmonic effects
Nov. 10, 2008
Theory of on-chip quantum light emitters using semiconductor quantum dots and planar photonic crystals
Sept. 15, 2008
Quantum Universality and Quantum Control of Ultracold Atoms Near Feshbach Resonances
Sept. 22, 2008
The Quantum-limited linewidth of a femtosecond frequency comb
Aug. 18, 2008
Adaptive Measurements In Quantum Metrology And State Discrimination
Sept. 11, 2008
Towards a universal light storage machine
June 12, 2008
Update from Innsbruck: Rotating fermi superfluids and heteronuclear Feshbach resonances
June 23, 2008
Understanding intense laser-cluster interaction
Aug. 5, 2008
Towards a Practical Repeater
Aug. 7, 2008
April 28, 2008
Chip-based photonic devices for nonlinear optics and cavity-QED
March 31, 2008
CANCELED-Swimming in the Fermi Sea
April 14, 2008
Guiding Light in Coupled Resonators
May 12, 2008
Cavity QED for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Science
March 17, 2008
Two-dimensional Fourier-transform spectroscopy: coherence processes in a new light
March 14, 2008
Optical fibre technology for quantum communication and quantum information processing
March 10, 2008
Lecture of Interest - A Century of Light Quanta
March 11, 2008
Lecture of Interest -Radiation Damping in Atoms and Harmonic Oscillators
March 13, 2008
Lecture of Interest -Cooperative Spontaneous Emission and Scattering of Light:A Theory of Coherent Radiation Damping
March 10, 2008
Manipulation of ultra-cold atom packets: towards the production of a continuous atom laser
March 7, 2008
Studies of chaos, entanglement and decoherence in a quantum kicked top using cold atoms
Feb. 29, 2008
Scalable Routes to Entangled Photon Pair Sources –Gated InAs/InP Quantum Dots in Photonic Crystal Microcavities
March 3, 2008
New Directions for THz Plasmonics
Jan. 21, 2008
Strong Field Coherent Control of Atomic and Molecular Dynamics
Feb. 5, 2008
One step beyond: recent advances in linear optical quantum computing
Dec. 10, 2007
Atom Interferometry using Bose-Einstein Condensates
Oct. 22, 2007
Heavy Rydberg Systems: Large Molecules of Significant Interest
Nov. 13, 2007
Enhancement of Rydberg atom interactions using ac Stark shifts
Oct. 4, 2007
Quantum Optics New Students Happy Hour
June 14, 2007
Coherence and superfluidity in a two dimensional Bose gas
July 27, 2007
Quantum phases of ultracold bosons in double-well optical lattices
June 1, 2007
Manipulating Atomic and Photonic Quantum States
May 14, 2007
Quantum Optimal Control: a tool for scalable Quantum Information Processing
March 26, 2007
Stochastic beams: theory and applications
March 19, 2007
TODAY'S SEMINAR IS CANCELED - Measurement Induced Quantum Entanglement and Interference between Independent Photons
March 12, 2007
Fiber-optic Quantum Communications
Feb. 5, 2007
Nano-Optics with Single Molecules
Dec. 4, 2006
Optical Two-Dimensional Fourier Transform Spectroscopy of Semiconductors
Oct. 30, 2006
Quantum memories with trapped ions: theoretical results and ongoing experiments
Oct. 27, 2006
A Fermionic Atom Interferometer for Microgravity
Oct. 24, 2006
Quantum properties of self-phase locked Parametric Oscillators
Sept. 18, 2006
Qubus Computation
Oct. 2, 2006
Entangled Photon Holes
Parametric down-conversion can be used to create pairs of photons that are entangled in energy and time.
Aug. 22, 2006
Quantum Optics Day
Aug. 21, 2006
Multi-partite and higher-dimensional quantum entanglement experiments
May 1, 2006
Quantum Control of Atomic Collisions for Quantum Information Processing
May 3, 2006
Experimental Studies of Fermionic Lithium in the BEC-BCS Crossover
May 8, 2006
Quantum Information with Atoms and Photons
Aug. 15, 2006
Aug. 18, 2006
Experimental Applications of a Linear Optical Controlled Phase Gate
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