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Friday, June 19, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Christina Knapp, DuBridge Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics

Time-reversal-invariant topological superconductors and the fractional Josephson effect

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Friday, June 5, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Eugene Tang, Graduate Student, Preskill Group

The ghost in the radiation: Robust encodings of the black hole interior.

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Friday, May 29, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harpreet Singh Arora, Graduate Student, Nadj-Perge Group

Investigating superconductivity in Twisted Bilayer Graphene (TBG)

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Friday, May 22, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilbur Shirley, Graduate Student, Xie Chen Group

Fractonic order

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Friday, May 8, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ash Milsted, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Preskill Group

Simulating the collapse of false-vacuum bubbles in spin chains

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Friday, April 24, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ding Zhong, Postdoctoral Scholar, Applied Physics and Materials Science, Faraon Group

Harvesting proximity effect in 2D Ferromagnetic Semiconductor Heterostructures for Spin and Valleytronics

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Friday, April 17, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hsin-Yuan (Robert) Huang, Graduate student, Vidick/Preskill group

Predicting Many Properties of a Quantum System from Very Few Measurements

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Thursday, April 9, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sepehr Ghazi Nezami, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics, Preskill group

Teleportation by size, traversable wormholes, and quantum gravity in the lab

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Monday, April 6, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Philip Harris, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Teaching an Old LHC new Higgs

High Energy Physics Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Friday, April 3, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Alexander Grant, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Cornell University

Title to be announced

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 20, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jessie Runnoe, Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy & Physics, Vanderbilt University

Title to be announced

TAPIR Seminar Series
Friday, March 13, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Robert Fisher, Associate Professor, Physics Department, UMass, Dartmouth

Type Ia Supernovae Progenitors

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 13, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lara Faoro, CNRS (Paris) and University of Madison Wisconsin

CANCELED: Challenges to the implementation of superconducting qubits due to microscopic phenomena inherent to superconducting films

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Friday, March 6, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dong Lai, Professor, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University

Circumbinary Accretion and Tertiary-Induced BH Mergers

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, March 6, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Norman Yao, Assistant Professor, Physics, University of California, Berkeley

Quantum Matter and Metrology far from Equilibrium

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lightning Round - APS style talks

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nicola Pancotti, Graduate Student, Max Planck

Quantum East model: localization, non-thermal eigenstates and slow dynamics

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 121
Friday, February 21, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chris Hayward, Associate Research Scientist, CCA, Flatiron Institute

Submillimeter galaxies as tracers of protoclusters and constraints on galaxy formation models

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Earl Campbell, EPSRC Research Fellow, University of Sheffield

Quantifying quantum speedups: improved classical simulation from tighter magic monotones

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, February 14, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Clai Owens, Research Scientist, Painter Group

Creating Quantum Topological Materials with 3D Microwave Photons

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Keck 142
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Steve Flammia, Professor, University of Sydney

Efficient Learning of Quantum Noise

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 314
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Narayanan Rengaswamy, Graduate Student, Duke University

Classical Coding Approaches to Quantum Applications

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, February 7, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Christopher White, Postdoctoral Associate, University of Maryland Condensed Matter Theory Center

Conformal field theories are magical

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kyungjoo Noh, Graduate Student, Yale University

Fault-tolerant quantum error correction in bosonic systems

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 314
Friday, January 31, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Michał Michałowski, Researcher, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Adam Mickiewicz University

The fate of the interstellar medium in early-type galaxies

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 31, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Joonhee Choi, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Endres Group

Quantum metrology with strongly interacting spin systems

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Charles Cao, QuICS, University of Maryland

Approximate Bacon-Shor Code and Holography

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, January 24, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Nils Deppe, Graduate Student, Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science (CCAPS), Cornell University

SpECTRE: Rethinking simulations of relativistic magnetohydrodynamics

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, January 24, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Xinwei Li, Troesh Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics, Hseih Group

Cooperative and Ultrastrong Light-Matter Coupling in Solids

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Christopher Chamberland, Researcher, Amazon Quantum Group

Using redundant ancilla encoding and flags for low overhead magic state preparation

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, January 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Victor Albert, DuBridge Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics, Preskill Group

Robust encoding of a qubit in a molecule

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Friday, December 13, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Srujan Meesala, Postdoctoral Scholar in Applied Physics and Materials Science, Painter Group

Tailoring interactions between a diamond color center and phonons

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Feng Xu, Department of Mathematics, UC Riverside

Rigorous results about Relative entropy in QFT

Location: Linde Hall 255
Monday, December 9, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Xiaodi Wu, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Toward End-to-End Quantum Applications

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, December 6, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Kohtaro Kato, Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics

Fusion rules from entanglement

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monica Jinwoo Kang, Postdoctoral Scholar, Caltech

Entanglement Wedge Reconstruction in Infinite dimensional Hilbert spaces with Tensor Networks

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, November 22, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alex Thomson, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics

Recovery of massless Dirac fermions at charge neutrality in strongly interacting twisted bilayer graphene with disorder

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Natalie Klco, Graduate Student, Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington

Calculating Nature Naturally

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, November 15, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Kevin Satzinger, Google AI Quantum

Quantum Supremacy: Understanding and Calibrating the Sycamore Processor

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 105
Friday, November 8, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Itai Linial, Graduate Student, The Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University

Early light from Aspherical explosions

TAPIR Seminar Series
Location: Cahill 370
Friday, November 8, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
András Gilyen, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar

Quantum-inspired classical sampling algorithms for machine learning

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Geoff Penington, Graduate Student, Stanford University

Entanglement Wedge Reconstruction and the Information Paradox

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Friday, November 1, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
John Martinis, Research Scientist and Professor of Physics Google and UCSB

Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: Ramo Auditorium
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Pieter Naaijkens, Facultad de Ciencias Mateméticas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Stability of anyonic superselection sectors

Location: Linde Hall 387
Friday, October 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Alireza Marandi, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, Caltech

Networks of Optical Parametric Oscillators: From Ising Machines to Quantum Photonic Engineering

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 201 (Richard P. Feynman Lecture Hall)
Friday, October 18, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rafael Jaramillo, Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT

Defect-Level Switching: A New Mechanism for Electronic Devices

IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Antun Milas, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, SUNY Albany

Meromorphic Jacobi forms in representation theory and physics

Location: Lauritsen 469
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Johnnie Gray, Postdoctoral Scholar, Imperial College London

Automatic Tensor Network Contraction

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 107
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Michael Beverland, Researcher, Microsoft

Lower bounds on the non-Clifford resources for quantum computations

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 213
Thursday, September 12, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norbert Schuch, Research Group Leader, Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics

Construction and analysis of SU(3) spin liquids and resonating trimer models using Projected Entangled Pair States

Institute for Quantum Information (IQI) Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Annenberg 213

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