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Conference on Quantum Engineering of States and Devices

from Monday, 18 August 2014 (09:00) to Saturday, 23 August 2014 (18:00)
Nordita, Stockholm (Svedbergsalen (FD5))

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
18 Aug 2014
19 Aug 2014
20 Aug 2014
21 Aug 2014
22 Aug 2014
23 Aug 2014
AM
08:00 Registration   (AlbaNova main building foyer)
09:00 Opening address - Prof. Axel Brandenburg (Nordita)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
09:15 Quantum computing and the limits of silicon miniaturisation - Prof. Michelle Simmons (University of New South Wales, Australia)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
10:00 The power of measurement in quantum control - Dr Daniel Burgarth (Aberystwyth University, UK)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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10:30 Coffee break   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
11:00 Dipole-dipole bound Rydberg molecules - Prof. Dieter Jaksch (University of Oxford, UK)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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11:30 Hybrid sensors based on color center spin in diamond and piezo-active layers - Dr Jianming Cai (Universität Ulm, Germany)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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09:00 Atom chips: quantum gases on the (sub)micron scale - Prof. Peter Krüger (University of Nottingham, UK)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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09:45 Dynamical analogue quantum simulators - Prof. Jens Eisert (FU Berlin, Germany)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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10:15 Coffee break   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
11:00 Quantum simulations & devices with ultracold atoms - Dr Andrea Trombettoni (CNR-IOM DEMOCRITOS, Italy)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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11:30 Global phase space study of coherence and entanglement in a double-well Bose-Einstein condensate - Prof. David Campbell (Boston University, USA)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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09:00 Electron interactions in one dimension - Prof. Michael Pepper (University College London, UK)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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09:45 Thermoelectric transport at a junction of multiple quantum wires - Prof. Masaki Oshikawa (University of Tokyo, Japan)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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10:15 Coffee break   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
11:00 Conductance of flat bands with long-range Coulomb interactions - Dr Wolfgang Häusler (University of Augsburg, Germany)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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11:30 Localization and interactions in topological bands - Dr Emil Bergholtz (FU Berlin, Germany)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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09:00 Transport in superconductor-semiconductor hybrid nanowires - Prof. Charles Marcus (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
09:45 Quantum critical point in topological SN junctions - Prof. Ian Affleck (University of British Columbia, Canada)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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10:15 Coffee break   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
11:00 Quantum transport in topological insulator nanowires - Dr Jens Bardarson (Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Germany)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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11:30 Phase junctions in one-dimensional topological superconductors - Prof. Eddy Ardonne (Stockholm University, Sweden)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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09:00 Quantum acoustics: Propagating phonons coupled to a superconducting qubit - Prof. Per Delsing (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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09:45 Quantum dynamics of a fluxonium device - Prof. Leonid Glazman (Yale University, USA)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
10:15 Coffee break   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
11:00 Topology and magnetism - Prof. Yoshinori Tokura (RIKEN, Japan)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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11:30 Quench dynamics in quantum integrable models - Prof. Natan Andrei (Rutgers University, USA)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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09:00 Quantum engineering of states in graphene - Prof. Eva Andrei (Rutgers University, USA)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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09:45 Electric-dipole-induced universality for Dirac fermions in graphene - Dr Alessandro De Martino (City University London, UK)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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10:15 Coffee break   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
10:45 Photonic multipartite entanglement - Prof. Mohamed Bourennane (Stockholm University, Sweden)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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11:30 Quantum correlations: when, how and why? - Prof. Adan Cabello (University of Seville, Spain)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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PM
12:00 Quantum valley Hall effect and other byproducts of the electromagnetic interaction
 among the electrons in graphene - Prof. Eduardo Marino (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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12:30 Lunch   (3rd floor, AlbaNova main building)
13:45 Unexpected pairing of electrons in the IQHE regime - Prof. Moty Heiblum (Weizmann Institute, Israel)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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14:30 Holographic quantum Hall ferromagnetism - Prof. Gordon Semenoff (University of British Columbia, Canada)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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15:00 Coffee break   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
15:30 Topological states in higher orbitals - Prof. Cristiane Morais Smith (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
16:00 Stability of two-dimensional topological insulators - Prof. Andrea Cappelli (INFN, Italy)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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17:00 Departure of buses to Stockholm City Hall   (AlbaNova main entrance)
18:00 Reception hosted by the President of the City Council / guided tour of Stockholm City Hall   (Stockholm City Hall)
12:00 Engineering phases of matter with light - Dr Jacob Taylor (Joint Quantum Institute/NIST, USA)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
12:30 Lunch   (3rd floor, AlbaNova main building)
14:00 sl(2,R)- connections on circle bundles over space-time - Prof. Michael Freedman (Microsoft Station Q, USA)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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14:30 Meissner effect, artificial gauge fields, and topological Mott insulators - Prof. Karyn Le Hur (Ecole Polytechnique, France)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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15:00 Coffee break   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
15:30 Many-body cavity QED - Dr Jonas Larson (Stockholm University, Sweden)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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16:00 Integrability vs exact solvability in the quantum Rabi model - Prof. Murray Batchelor (Chongqing University, China)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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16:30 Short break   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
16:45 Entanglement negativity in quantum field theories - Prof. Pasquale Calabrese (Universita' di Pisa, Italy)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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17:15 Entanglement crossovers in quantum impurity problems - Prof. Hubert Saleur (CEA Saclay, France)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))
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12:00 On the interacting Majorana chain - Dr Dirk Schuricht (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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12:30 Lunch   (3rd floor, AlbaNova Building)
14:00 Afternoon free (guided tour of the Vasa museum 15:30,...)   (.)
18:00 Conference dinner / Stockholm archipelago boat tour   (Kajplats 8)
12:00 Exact results on the out-of-equilibrium Kondo model - Dr Edouard Boulat (University Paris Diderot)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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12:30 Lunch   (3rd floor, AlbaNova main building)
14:00 Multiplicities of Majorana vortecies - Prof. Roman Jackiw (MIT, USA)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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14:30 Topological Kondo effect - Prof. Alexander Altland (Cologne University, Germany)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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15:00 Coffee break   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
15:30 Topological Kondo island Josephson-coupled to a superconductor - Dr Christophe Mora (Ecole Normale Supérieure, France)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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16:00 Engineering non-abelian defects between one and two dimensions - Prof. Ady Stern (Weizmann Institute, Israel)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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16:30 Short break   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
16:45 Anyonics: Designing exotic circuitry with non-Abelian anyons - Prof. Kirill Shtengel (University of California, Riverside, USA)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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17:15 Driven graphene - Prof. So-Young Pi (Boston University, USA)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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18:00 Poster session with wine & cheese   (3rd floor, AlbaNova main building)
12:00 Glimmers of a quantum KAM theorem: Insights from quantum quenches in one-dimensional Bose gases - Dr Robert Konik (Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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12:30 Lunch   (3rd floor, AlbaNova main building)
14:00 Algebraic Bethe ansatz and tensor networks - Prof. Vladimir Korepin (Stony Brook University, USA)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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14:30 Quantum environment for long-lasting coherence - Prof. Paola Verrucchi (Instituto dei Sistemi Complessi - CNR, Italy)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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15:00 Coffee break   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
15:30 Testing time reversal symmetry in artificial atoms - Prof. Amir O. Caldeira (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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16:00 An order parameter for quantum impurity systems at criticality - Dr Abolfazl Bayat (University College London, UK)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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16:30 Short break   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
16:45 Hybrid atom-optomechanics - Prof. Philipp Treutlein (University of Basel, Switzerland)   (Oskar Klein-auditoriet (FR4))
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12:00 Closing remarks - Prof. Pasquale Sodano (International Institute of Physics, Brazil)   (Svedbergsalen (FD5))