Program

Conference agenda

Join us for inspiring talks, interactive roundtables, innovative research, and discover the latest scientific and technological advancements spanning all areas of Quantum Science and Technology (QST).

Covered topics at the virtual scientific MCQST2020 conference include: Quantum Information Theory, Quantum Simulation, Quantum Computing, Quantum Communication, Quantum Metrology & Sensing, Quantum Matter, and Explorative Directions.

Special sessions include industry round tables and a talk on implicit bias in physics.


The program uses Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Program

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday

Monday

08:45 - 09:00 | Welcome Keynote


Quantum Information Theory

09:00 - 09:30 | Renato Renner - ETH Zürich | Testing the non-existence of information

09:35 - 10:05 | Holger Boche - TU München | Post Shannon Quantum Communication and (unexpected) Links between Computing and Information Processing

10:10 - 10:30 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room A; participants only)

Quantum Information Theory

10:30 - 11:00 | Nilanjana Datta - University of Cambridge | Discriminating between unitary quantum processes

11:05 - 11:35 | Norbert Schuch - MPQ | An entanglement-based view on quantum many-body systems


11:40 - 12:00 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room A; participants only)


Quantum Simulation

12:00 - 12:30 | Thierry Lahaye - Institut d’Optique, Palaiseau | Quantum simulation using arrays of single Rydberg atoms

12:35 - 13:05 | Pimonpan Sompet - MPQ | From one- to two-dimensional Fermi-Hubbard model with quantum gas microscope


13:10 - 13:30 | Round table with the speakers in Posters Room B (participants only)
13:10 - 14:30 | Poster Session I | odd poster numbers presenting (1, 3, 5...)


Quantum Matter

14:30 - 15:00 | Collin Broholm - Johns Hopkins University Baltimore | Towards the experimental realization of a quantum spin liquid

15:05 - 15:35 | Aisha Aqeel - TU München | Electrical detection of skyrmions in a chiral magnetic insulator


15:40 - 16:00 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room F; participants only)


Quantum Matter

16:00 - 16:30 | Fabian Grusdt - LMU München | Confined and deconfined partons in strongly correlated quantum matter

16:35 - 17:05 | Allan McDonald - University of Texas | Moiré Quantum Matter


17:10 - 17:30 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room F; participants only)


Quantum Computing

17:30 - 18:00 | Christian Mendl - TU München | Quantum Computing Applications


Quantum Simulation

18:05 - 18:35 | Lode Pollet - LMU München | The mixed-dimensional t − Jz model from a lattice gauge theory perspective


18:35 - 19:00 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room B; participants only)

Tuesday

Explorative Directions

09:00 - 09:30 | Frank Verstraete - Ghent University | Continuous tensor networks for many body systems

09:35 - 10:05 | Christian Schilling - LMU München | The electron correlation problem from a quantum information perspective


10:10 - 10:30 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room G; participants only)


Explorative Directions

10:30 - 11:00 | Bing Yang - University of Innsbruck | Observation of gauge invariance in a 71-site quantum simulator

11:05 - 11:35 | Martin Zeppenfeld - MPQ | Investigation of long-range interactions between polar molecules and Rydberg atoms


11:40 - 12:00 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room G; participants only)


12:00 - 14:30 | Science meets Industry - Talks & Panel Discussion


Quantum Computing

14:30 - 15:00 | Thomas Monz - University of Innsbruck | Progress in experimental quantum error correction with trapped ions

15:05 - 15:35 | Stefan Filipp - WMI & TU München | Tailored quantum gates for chemistry calculations on superconducting quantum devices


15:40 - 16:00 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room C; participants only)


Quantum Computing

16:00 - 16:30 | John Martinis - University of California Santa Barbara | Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor


Quantum Simulation

16:35 - 17:05 | Vedika Khemani - Stanford University | Many-body physics in the NISQ era: quantum programming a discrete time crystal


17:10 - 17:30 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room C; participants only)


17:30 - 18:30 | Live Quantum Quiz

Wednesday

Quantum Communication

09:00 - 09:30 | Kai Müller - TUM | Dynamics of non-classical light generation based on semiconductor quantum dots

09:35 - 10:05 | Arno Rauschenbeutel - Humboldt University | Correlating photons using the collective non-linear response of atoms weakly coupled to an optical mode


10:10 - 10:30 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room D; participants only)


Quantum Communication

10:30 - 11:00 | Pascale Senellart - C2N-CNRS | Pure quantum light generation in the solid-state

11:05 - 11:35 | Jasmin Meinecke - LMU | Quantum communication and correlations in noisy environments


11:40 - 12:00 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room D; participants only)


12:00 - 13:05 | Marika Taylor - University of Southampton | Implicit bias in physics


13:10 - 13:30 | Round table with the speaker in the Networking Area - Room: Debohra Jin (participants only)
13:10 - 14:30 | Poster Session II | even poster numbers presenting (2, 4, 6...)


Quantum Metrology & Sensing

14:30 - 15:00 | Amir Yacoby - Harvard University | Magnons as Probes of Strongly Correlated Electron Physics

15:05 - 15:35 | Hans Hübl - WMI | Inductively coupled nano-electromechanics – a pathway towards strong coupling?


15:40 - 16:00 | Break & Networking (round table with the speakers in Posters Room E; participants only)


Quantum Metrology & Sensing

16:00 - 16:30 | Paola Cappellaro - MIT | Quantum-Enhanced Sensing

16:35 - 17:05 | Dominik Bucher - TU München | Quantum sensing with (sub)-Hz frequency resolution: A new tool for chemical and life sciences


17:10 - 17:30 | Round table with the speakers in Posters Room E.

17:10 | Closing Keynote (awards will be announced on this website in the coming week)


from 17:30 | MCQST Advisory Board Meeting (Closed Session)

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