ITP Program on
Quantum Information: Entanglement, Decoherence and Chaos (Aug - Dec, 2001)
Coordinators: C. Caves, D. DiVincenzo, A. Imamoglu, M. Srednicki, W. Zurek

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Time Speaker Title
Monday, December 3
8:45 David Gross
Welcome to the Conference[Aud]
9:00 John Preskill
Topological quantum memory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45 Emanuel Knill
Los Alamos Nat. Lab.
An overview of efficient linear optics quantum computation[Slides]
11:00 Richard Cleve
Univ. Calgary
Quantum algorithms as cryptographic reductions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45 Michael Nielsen
Univ. Queensland
Entanglement and universality in quantum computation[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:00 Bruce Kane
Univ. Maryland
Quantum computing and single spin measurement in silicon[Slides]
3:45 David Awschalom
Manipulation of quantum information with semiconductor spintronics[Aud][Cam]
4:30 Umesh Vazirani
UC Berkeley
Adiabatic quantum algorithms[Slides][Aud][Cam]
Tuesday, December 4
9:00 Jeff Kimble
Progress toward the realization of quantum networks[Aud][Cam]
9:45 Gregor Weihs
Univ. Wien
Photonic qubits for quantum communication[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:00 Luiz Davidovich
Univ. Fed Rio/Jan
Decoherence and quantum state measurement in quantum optics[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45 Rainer Blatt
Univ. Innsbruck
Towards quantum information processing with trapped Ca+ ions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:00 David Mermin
Cornell Univ.
Whose knowledge?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:45 Ruediger Schack
Univ. London
Maxent, Bayes rule, and entanglement[Slides][Aud][Cam]
Wednesday, December 5
9:00 Dorit Aharonov
Hebrew Univ.
Accuracy thresholds: Can we beat 10-4?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45 Geza Giedke
Univ. Innsbruck
Separability and distillability: Gaussian states[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:00 Ivan Deutsch
Univ. New Mexico
Physical-resource demands for scalable quantum computation[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45 Dik Bouwmeester
Oxford Univ.
Stimulated entanglement and quantum cloning[Slides][Aud][Cam]
Thursday, December 6
9:00 Gerard Milburn
Univ. Queensland
Quantum measurement and control of solid state qubits[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:45 Philippe Grangier
Institut d'Optique
Collisional blockade in microscopic optical dipole traps[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:00 Jacob Reichel
Univ. München
BEC on a microchip: integrated atom control[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:45 Isaac Chuang
Experimental realization of a Shor-type quantum algorithm[Aud][Cam]
3:00 Raymond Laflamme
Los Alamos Nat. Lab.
Overview of NMR quantum computing[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:45 Dima Shepelyansky
Univ. P. Sabatier
Quantum computers gambling chaos[Slides][Aud][Cam]
Friday, December 7
9:00 Charles Bennett
IBM, Watson
Entanglement assisted state preparation and channel simulation[Aud][Cam]
9:45 Hans Briegel
Ludwig-Max. Univ.
Universal quantum computation using only one-qubit measurements[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:00 Richard Jozsa
Univ. Bristol
On the relation between entanglement and quantum computational speed-up
11:45 William Wootters
Williams College
Parallel transport in an entangled ring[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:00 Mark Raizen
Univ. Texas, Austin
Controlling atomic motion with light[Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:45 Victor Flambaum
Univ New So Wales
Unconventional decay law and increase of entropy in finite systems of interacting particles and spin systems[Slides][Aud][Cam]

Poster H.E. Brandt
Army Research Lab
Maximum information loss from a POVM receiver
Poster T.Havel Y.Sharf
L.Viola D.Cory
Hadamard products of product operators and the design of gradient-diffusion experiments for simulating decoherence by NMR spectroscopy
Poster B.Lévi B.Georgeot
Quantum computing of kicked rotator
Poster P.Chen C.Piermarocchi L.Sham
T.Stievater X.Li D.Steel
D.Gammon D.Katzer D.Park
Optical control of excition dynamics in a semiconductor quantum dot
Poster T.Pittman B.Jacobs
Demonstration of non-deterministic quantum logic operations using linear optical elements