KITP Program: Control of Complex Quantum Systems (Jan 7 - Mar 28, 2013)
Coordinators: Tommaso Calarco, Ivan Deutsch, Gerard Milburn, Birgitta Whaley
Scientific Advisors: John Martinis, Margaret Murnane, John Preskill, Peter Zoller

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Time Speaker Title
1/07, 2:00 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
1/07, 3:00 p.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/08, 10:00 a.m. John Gough
Aberystwyth Univ. & KITP
Quantum Feedback Networks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/08, 10:45 a.m. Hendra Nurdin
Univ. New South Wales & KITP
Commutativity of Adiabatic Elimination and Instantaneous Feedback for a General Class of Quantum Feedback Networks with Markovian Nodes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/09, 10:30 a.m. Tommaso Calarco
Ulm Univ. & KITP
Discussion: Quantum Many-Body / Non-Markovian Systems / Reservoir Enginnering[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/10, 10:00 a.m. Göran Johansson
Chalmers Univ. & KITP
Controlling Quantum Physics in Superconducting CIrcuits[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/10, 10:45 a.m. Joshua Combes
Quantum Circuits and Coherent Quantum Feedback Control[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/11, 10:30 a.m. All Q&A Session On The Week's Talks [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/14, 2:30 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
1/15, 10:00 a.m. Daniel Burgarth
Imperial College & KITP
Quantum System Identification[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/15, 10:45 a.m. Giulia Gualdi
Univ. Kassel & KITP
Renormalization Approach to Non-Markovian Quantum Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/16, 10:30 a.m. Mohan Sarovar
Sandia & KITP
Discussion: Robust Adiabatic Quantum Computing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/17, 10:00 a.m. Matthew James
Quantum Feedback Networks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/17, 10:45 a.m. Hideo Mabuchi
Coherent Feedback and Information Processing in Photonic Circuits[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/17, 4:00 p.m. David Bensimon
Birgitta Whaley
Coherent Control for Biology [Podcast][Aud] [Cam]
1/18, 10:30 a.m. All Q&A Session On The Week's Talks
1/22, 10:00 a.m. Hans Briegel
Univ. Innsbruck & KITP
Projective Simulation for Classical and Quantum Autonomous Agents[Slides]
1/22, 10:45 a.m. Sophie Schirmer
Swansea Univ. & KITP
Modeling, Simulation and Control of Quantum Devices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/24, 10:00 a.m. Jake Taylor
Classically-induced Heating in Quantum Channels as an Alternative to Bell's Inequality[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/24, 10:45 a.m. Henrik Johannesson
Univ. Gothenburg & KITP
Electrical Control of the Kondo Effect in a 2D Topological Insulator[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/25, 10:30 a.m. All Q&A Session On The Week's Talks
1/28, 1:30 p.m. Gerard Milburn
Univ. Queensland & KITP
Discussion: Quantum/Classical Interface[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/28, 2:30 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
1/29, 10:30 a.m. Luiz Davidovich
UFRJ, Brazil & KITP
Quantum Metrology of Open Dynamical Systems: Precision Limits through Environmental Control[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/29, 11:15 a.m. Lorenzo Maccone
Univ. Pavia & KITP
Quantum Metrology: Why Entanglement?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/31, 10:30 a.m. Ivan Deutsch
Univ. NM & KITP
Quantum Tomography and Compressed Sensing via Continuous Measurement and Control[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/31, 11:15 a.m. Alireza Shabani
UC Berkeley & KITP
Wavefunction Video Camera: Monitoring Dynamics of a Complex Quantum System Inside a Cavity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/01, 10:30 a.m. All Q&A / Discussion Session on the Week's Topics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/04, 1:15 p.m. All Organizational Meeting Discussion: Quantum Circuits and Quantum Control: Making Peace Not War
2/05, 10:30 a.m. Markus Tiersch
Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of the Austrian Academy & KITP
Optical Control and Enhancing Sensitivity of Chemical Magnetometers[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/05, 11:15 a.m. Tom Stace
Univ. of Queensland & KITP
System Identification and Dynamical Steady States in Driven Quantum Dots[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/07, 10:30 a.m. Goeran Wendin
Chalmers Univ. & KITP
Quantum Physics Unleashed[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/07, 11:15 a.m. Jun Zhang
Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. & KITP
Control Theory and Engineering: From Classical to Quantum[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/08, 10:30 a.m. All Q&A / Discussion Session on the Week's Topics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
01/28, 12:15 p.m. Birgitta Whaley
UC Berkeley & KITP
Coherent Manipulation of Natural and Engineered Quantum Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/11, 1:30 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
2/11, 1:30 p.m. Ivan Deutsch
Univ. NM & KITP
Discussion: Quantum Simulation, Dream or Nightmare?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/12, 10:30 a.m. Gavin Brennen
Macquarie Univ. & KITP
Quantum Computational Phases of Matter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/12, 11:15 a.m. Haidong Yuan
Hong Kong Univ. & KITP
Optimal Transfer of Population for Quantum Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/13, 4:00 p.m. Members of the ColdMoles13 and QControl13 Programs Coherent Control of Cold Molecules[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/14, 10:30 a.m. Jason Twamley
Macquarie Univ. & KITP
Levitated Quantum Magnetomechanics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/14, 11:15 a.m. Kevin Young
Sandia Nat'l Labs & KITP
Error Correction in Adiabatic Quantum Computation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 10:30 a.m. All Q&A / Discussion Session on the Week's Topics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 10:30 a.m. Roberto Onofrio
Univ. Padova & KITP
Cooling Degenerate Fermi Gases via Frictionless Control of a Bose Species[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 11:15 a.m. Lorenza Viola
Dartmouth & KITP
Advances in Dynamical Quantum Error Suppression[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/25-3/01 Conference: New Directions in the Quantum Control Landscape
3/04, 1:30 p.m. Sandro Stringari
Univ. Trento & KITP
Excitation Spectrum and Superstripes: The Case of Spin-orbit Coupled BECs[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/04, 4:00 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
3/05, 10:30 a.m. Alejandro Saenz
Humboldt Univ. & KITP
Coherence Distillation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 11:15 a.m. Ahsan Nazir
Imperial College & KITP
Exploring Dissipative Excitonic Dynamics: A Consistent Treatment from Weak to Strong Environmental Coupling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/07, 10:30 a.m. Felipe Herrera
Purdue Univ. & KITP
Controlled Entanglement Manipulation in Cold Molecular Gases with Strong Laser Pulses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/07, 11:15 a.m. Alex Pechen
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Quantum Control Landscapes and Control with Engineered Reservoirs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 10:30 a.m. David Tannor
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Q&A Session On The Week's Topics[Blackboard][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/11, 12:30 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
3/11, 12:45 p.m. Peter Zoller
Univ. Innsbruck & KITP
Discussion: quantum reservoir engineering[Slides]
3/12, 12:30 p.m. Felix Motzoi
UC Berkeley & KITP
Adiabatic gate operations with systems of qudits[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/12, 1:15 p.m. Lin Tian
UC Merced & KITP
Optomechanical Interface for Quantum Information Processing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/14, 12:30 p.m. Matthias Kling
(Sub-)femtosecond control of molecular reactions with tailored lightwaves[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/14, 1:15 p.m. Peter Zoller
Univ. Innsbruck & KITP
AMO Hubbard Models with Superconducting Vortex Lattices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 12:30 p.m. John Martinis
Adiabatic Quantum Computing with Superconducting Circuits[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/18, 1:30 p.m. Matthew Grace
Sandia Nat'l Lab & KITP
Discussion: Verification and validation of controlled quantum systems[Slides]
3/19, 10:30 a.m. Ian Walmsley
Univ. of Oxford & KITP
Multiphoton random walks: Experimental Boson Sampling on a photonic chip[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/19, 11:15 a.m. Jianshu Cao
Coherent quantum transport: noise, disorder and symmetry[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/20, 10:30 a.m. Phil Bucksbaum
Stanford & KITP
Prospects for strong field control beyond the single active electron model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/20, 11:15 a.m. Loren Greenman
UC Berkeley & KITP
Controlling x-ray and xuv Raman transitions using Krotov numerical optimization[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 10:30 a.m. Christiane Koch
Univ. Kassel & KITP
Joint Discussion with Cold Molecule program
3/25, 9:00 a.m. Scott Aaronson
Barry Sanders
Ian Walmsley
Discussion on Bosonic Sampling[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/25, 1:45 p.m. Gerard Milburn
(Univ. Queensland)
Dirk Bouwmeester
Discussion on macroscopic superpositions/gravitational induced decoherence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 10:30 a.m. Vladimir M. Stojanovic
Univ. of Basel & KITP
Quantum simulation of small polaron formation with trapped ions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/26, 11:15 a.m. Vladimir Malinovsky
Stevens Tech. & KITP
Quantum gates based on geometric phase and some new population transfer ideas[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 10:30 a.m. Jiri Vala
Nat'l Univ. Ireland & KITP
Structure of the space of two-qubit gates, perfect entanglers and quantum control[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 11:15 a.m. Constantin Brif
Sandia Nat'l Lab & KITP
Protecting quantum gates from control noise[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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