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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saeed Mehraban, MIT

The complexity of sampling from a weak quantum computer

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, April 19, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
P.C.E. Stamp, Professor - Condensed Matter Theory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia and Caltech

CORRELATED WORLDLINE THEORY of QUANTUM GRAVITY

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, April 19, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Hechen Ren, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Nadj-Perge Group

Probing Topological Superconductivity in a Phase-Controlled Planar Josephson Junction

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Angela Capel Cuevas, ICMAT

Entropy decays for 1D quantum Gibbs samplers

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, April 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Xiao-Gang Wen, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Emergent higher symmetry in topological phases of matter

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jonathan Simon, Associate Professor of Physics & The James Franck Institute, and IME Fellow, University of Chicago

Making matter from light: Mott Insulators and Topological Fluids

KNI Distinguished Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Friday, April 5, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Jon Kindem, Postdoctoral Scholar, Faraon Group

“Quantum Nanophotonics with Ytterbium in Yttrium Orthovanadate"

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Thursday, April 4, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Raju Valivarthi, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona

Towards real world quantum networks

INQNET Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adam Bene Watts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Exponential separation between shallow quantum circuits and unbounded fan-in shallow classical circuits

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, March 15, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Miao Li, Flatiron Research Fellow, Galaxy Formation, CCA, Flatiron Institute

When Supernovae-driven Outflows Meet with the Circumgalactic Medium

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 15, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Anand Natarajan, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Vidick Group

Algorithms and Lower Bounds for Entangled XOR Games

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, March 8, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Camille Avestruz, KICP Fellow, KICP, University of Chicago

Simulations for Cluster-Based Cosmology

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 8, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Camille Avestruz, KICP Fellow, KICP, University of Chicago

Simulations for Cluster-Based Cosmology

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Thursday, March 7, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Matt Nichols, PhD student, Zwierlein Group, MIT

Probing the 2D Fermi-Hubbard Model Under a Quantum Gas Microscope

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, March 1, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lluís Mas-Ribas, Postdoctoral Scholar, Astrophysics and Space Sciences, JPL / Caltech

Radiation-pressure Waves and Multiphase Quasar Outflows

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 1, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sophie Ding, Victor Albert, Kevin Slagle

Lightning Round

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 22, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Krista Lynne Smith, Postdoctoral Scholar, Deartment of Physics, Stanford University

High-Energy Astrophysics with Exoplanet Satellites: AGN, Jets, and Blazars

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Thursday, February 21, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Siyao Xu, Hubble Fellow, Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

New regimes of the small-scale turbulent dynamo and astrophysical implications

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 312
Friday, February 15, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
David Vartanyan, Graduate Student, Dept of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University

Revival of the Fittest: Exploding Core-Collapse Supernovae

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Yann Bouffanais, Research Assistant, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Padova

Bayesian analysis for compact binaries

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, February 8, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chris White, Postdoctoral Researcher, KITP, UC Santa Barbara

A Systematic Approach to Tilted Black Hole Accretion

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 273
Friday, February 1, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shinji Matsuo, Senior Distinguished Researcher, NTT Device Technology Laboratories

Heterogeneously integrated membrane photonic devices on Si substrate for datacom and computercom applications

Applied Physics Seminar Series
Location: Watson 104
Friday, February 1, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Serena Vinciguerra, Junior Scientist/Postdoc, Observational Relativity and Cosmology, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Be X-ray binaries: spinning stars messing up population synthesis predictions

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, February 1, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Nathan Shammah, Postdoctoral Researcher, Theoretical Quantum Physics Laboratory, RIKEN, Japan

Collective and local effects in the driven-dissipative dynamics of many-body quantum systems

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 25, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Daniel Wysocki, Graduate Student, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

Constraining populations of compact binaries and their progenitors from gravitational wave detections

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Andrea Coladangelo, Graduate Student, Vidick Group

Unconditional separation of finite and infinite-dimensional quantum correlations

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 25, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Alba Grassi, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University

A solvable deformation of quantum mechanics

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 18, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Zachary Hafen, Graduate Student, CIERA, Northwestern University

From Observations to Origins: Disentangling Gas Flows in the Circumgalactic Medium

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 273
Friday, January 18, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dmitrii Gakakhov, UC Berkeley

BPS Hall algebra of scattering Hall states

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 11, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Serguei Ossokine, Junior Scientist/Postdoc, Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Numerical relativity: black holes and beyond

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 11, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
David Ramirez, UC Davis/QMAP

Chaos and CFT data in large c CFT_2

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, January 11, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Patrick Lee, William & Emma Rogers Professor of Physics, MIT

Physics archaeology: unearthing a 45 year old quantum spin liquid

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, January 11, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Scott Collier, Harvard University

Virasoro analytic bootstrap

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, December 14, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maya Fishbach, Graduate Student, Dept of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago

Binary Black Hole Population Properties Inferred from Gravitational-Wave Detections

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 14, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alexandre Cooper-Roy, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Endres Group

Alkaline earth atoms in optical tweezers

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Thursday, December 13, 2018
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chervin Laporte, CITA National Fellow, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Victoria

Footprints of the Large Magellanic Cloud and Sagittarius dwarf on the Galaxy

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 273
Friday, December 7, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Victor Robles, Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept of Astrophysics, UC Irvine

Small-Scale implications of alternative dark matter models

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, December 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cheng Ju (Jacob) Lin, Graduate Student, Motrunich Group

Exact Eigenstates in the Rydberg-blockaded Atom Chain Which Violate the Eigenstate Thermalization Hypothesis

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, December 7, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kantaro Ohmori, IAS

Sigma model on Flags

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Thursday, December 6, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Joerg Wrachtrup, Professor, Physics, University of Stuttgart

Cooling by Measurement

Applied Physics Seminar Series
Location: Keck 142
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fokko de Vries, Graduate Student, Leo Kouwenhoven's Group, TU Delft

Engineering topological superconductivity in III-V Josephson junctions

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 30, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Student Session

Student Session - Joe Iverson, Gautam Venugopalan

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 30, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Victor Gorbenko, Institute for Advanced Study

A bit of holography and a lot of field theory for de Sitter

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Monday, November 26, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Peter Zoller, Univ of Innsbruck & IQOQI Austrian Academy of Sciences

Variational Quantum Simulations of Lattice Models in the Innsbruck Quantum Cloud

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Benedetta Veronesi, Graduate Student, Theoretical Astrophysics Group, University of Milan

How massive are protoplanetary discs? Theory confronts observations

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Kevin Slagle, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics

A Simple Lattice Model of a Dielectric-Mediated Superconductor

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 16, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grigory Tarnopolsky, Harvard University

Origin of magic angles in Twisted Bilayer Graphene

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469
Friday, November 9, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Daniel D'Orazio, Einstein Fellow, Institute for Theory and Computation, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

In Search of a Final-Parsec Telescope

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stephanie Simmons, Asst Professor, Silicon Quantum Technology Lab, Simon Fraser University

A photonic link for donor spin qubits in silicon

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, November 9, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
T. Daniel Brennan, Rutgers University

't Hooft Defects, Monopole Bubbling, and SQM Localization

High Energy Theory Seminar Series
Location: Lauritsen 469

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