Quantum Information Seminar


Condensed Matter / Quantum Information Theory
Thursdays 11:00-12:00, MBP2 116 (unless otherwise noted)



Aug 03

J. Cole (RMIT Australia)

May 02

Symmetry fractionalisation in Topological Order and its consequences in Symmetry Protected Topological phases
Laura Ortiz (Complutense University, Madrid)


WS 16/17

Mar 31

Maximum likelihood decoding threshold for oscillator quantum error correcting codes
Leonid Pryadko (UC Riverside)

Mar 09

Entropy measurement in quantum systems
Mohammad Ansari (FZ Jülich)

Feb 09

Chiral thermoelectrics with quantum Hall edge states
B. Sothmann (Duisburg-Essen)

Jan 26

Superconductivity provides access to the chiral magnetic effect of an unpaired Weyl cone
I. Adagideli (Sabanci University)
14:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Jan 16

Optimization of real-world qubit measurements
B. D'Anjou (McGill)
10:30, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Dec 14

Unifying gate-synthesis and magic state distillation
Earl Campbell (Sheffield University)
14:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116


SS 16

Jul 21

Energy flow and winding of the gaps in the Hofstadter butterfly of Chern and Floquet insulators
J. Asboth (Wigner Research Centre, Budapest)

Jun 23

Quantum chopping of light: Control over few photon pulses by a time-periodic modulation of the light-matter coupling
K. Pedersen (RWTH Aachen)


WS 15/16

Mar 10

Scattering theory of the chiral magnetic effect in a Weyl semimetal: Interplay of bulk Weyl cones and surface Fermi arcs
P. Baireuther (Leiden)

Feb 01

Helical edge states of two-dimensional topological insulators
T. Schmidt (Luxemburg)
13:30, Physikzentrum MBP2 117

Dec 17

Superconducting structures with Majorana Fermions
K. Kulikov (University of Dubna, Russia)

Nov 12

From Majorana-Cooper box and topological Kondo effect towards Majorana Surface Codes
S. Plugge (Düsseldorf)

Oct 29

Probing contextuality with superconducting quantum circuits
A. Fedorov (University of Queensland)

Oct 26

Almost all symmetric states are useful for quantum metrology
M. Oszmaniec (ICFO Barcelona)
14:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Oct 22

Quantum control of a high-speed semiconductor quantum dot hybrid qubit
M. Eriksson (Wisconsin-Madison)
14:00, Physikzentrum 28B 110


WS 14/15

Sep 10

Gate-controlled preparation, manipulation, and readout of zero-energy Majorana modes for topological quantum computation
M. Hell (Copenhagen)

Jul 21

Ground state connectivity of local Hamiltonians
S. Gharibian (Virginia Commonwealth University)
15:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Jul 09

Quantum theory of light scattering in a one-dimensional channel: Interaction effect on photon statistics and entanglement entropy
M. Pletyukhov (RWTH)

Jul 06

Testing time-reversal symmetry in artificial atoms
F. Brito (Sao Paolo)
15:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Jul 03

Superconducting electromechanics on silicon nitride nanomembranes
J. Fink (Caltech)
15:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116


WS 14/15

Feb 05

S. Poletto (TU Delft)

Jan 29

Dynamical Coulomb blockade of the high frequency noise of a tunnel junction
F. Portier (Saclay)

Jan 22

Majorana fermions in ferromagnetic atomic chains on a superconductor
S. Nadj-Perge (TU Delft)

Jan 15

Topological Phases of Ultracold Fermionic Gases in Optical Lattices
M. Burrello (MPQ Garching)

Dec 18

Control of qubits beyond the rotating wave approximation
R. Said (Ulm)

Dec 11

Fractionalized electrons in second quantization
E. Cobanera (Utrecht)

Dec 04

Quantum Emulation of Gravitational Waves
I. Fernandez-Corbaton (KIT)

Nov 27

Topological Phases of Sound and Light
F. Marquardt (Erlangen)

Nov 06

Distinguishability of quantum field states
C. Bény (Hannover)


SS 14

Sep 04

The mathematics of topological quantum phases
P. Naaijkens (Hannover)

Jun 12

First-order corrections to the meanfield limit via non-commutative central limit
R. Matjeschk (Hannover)

May 15

Quantum information under noise
D. Reeb (TU München)

May 08

Spin polarized injection of electrons as a unique probe for 2-D and 3-D topological insulator surface state
S. Das (University of Delhi)


Previous seminars


Feb 27

Dynamically protected cat-qubits with quantum superconducting circuits
M. Mirrahimi (INRIA, Paris)

Dec 19

Phonon-mediated decay of singlet-triplet qubits in double quantum dots
V. Kornich (Basel)
11:00, Physikzentrum 28 A 301

Dec 17

Dissipative encoding and state preparation for topological order
R. König (Waterloo)
10:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Dec 05

Towards physical implementation of protected qubits
B. Douçot (Paris 6)
11:30, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Nov 28

Geometry and dynamics of matrix product states
J. Haegeman (Gent)
10:30, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

Nov 21

Quantum shot noise in a tunnel junction as a probe of charge transfer: toward the dynamical control of tunneling processes
J. Gabelli (Saclay)

Nov 11

Kwant: a sofware package for quantum transport
A. Akhmerov (Delft)
11:00, Physikzentrum MBP2 116

SS 13

Jul 18

Non-Equilibrium Behaviour and Thermalization in 1D Bose Gases
R. Konik (Brookhaven)

Jul 17

Current and noise in interacting quantum pumps
R. Riwar (RWTH Aachen)
14:00, Physikzentrum 26 C 401

Jul 11

Protected boundary states in topological superconductors
A. Schnyder (MPI Stuttgart)

Jun 20

Quantum information seminar
Entanglement rates and area laws
K. Van Acoleyen (Gent)

May 16

Materials design from non-equilibrium steady states: driven graphene as a tunable semiconductor with topological properties
S. Kusminskiy (FU Berlin)

May 02

Quantum information seminar
Flux-controlled quantum computation with Majorana fermions
B. van Heck (Leiden)

Apr 25

Half-metallic bilayer graphene
J. Yuan (University of Hongkong)

WS 12/13

Apr 11

Quantum information seminar
Upper bounds on mixing rates
A. Vershynina (Princeton)

Mar 21

Quantum information seminar
Nano-ElectroMechanical Resonators: Their Applications in Quantum Information
S. Barzanjeh (RWTH)

Mar 07

Quantum information seminar
Perturbative parent Hamiltonians for topologically ordered states
C. Brell (University of Sydney)

Feb 07

Electron quantum optics in ballistic conductors
G. Fève (CEA Saclay)

Jan 31

Quantum information seminar
Controlling the trajectory of a superconducting qubit by measurement based feedback
F. Mallet (ENS Paris)
11:30, Physikzentrum 26 C 401

Jan 17

Spin chains for perfect state transfer and quantum computing
M. Bruderer (Ulm)

Dec 20

Transport properties of one-dimensional systems from finite temperature dynamical DMRG
Ch. Karrasch (Berkley)

Dec 13

Electrical control of the Kondo effect in a helical edge liquid
E. Eriksson (Gothenburg)

Dec 06

Quantum information seminar
Lattice modulation of a two-dimensional superfluid: could it be…the Higgs particle?
L. Pollet (LMU Munich)

Nov 29

Quantum information seminar
Detecting Majorana bound states
C. Benjamin (NISER, Bhubaneswar)

Nov 08

Transition from fractional to Majorana fermions in Rashba nanowires
J. Klinovaja (Basel)

Nov 02

Quantum information seminar
Adaptive tuning of Majorana fermions in a quantum dot chain
I.C. Fulga (Leiden)

Oct 25

Quantum information seminar
Multiplets in the Entanglement Spectrum
A. Turner (Amsterdam)

Oct 11

Charge and spin counting statistics of interacting quantum impurity models
A. Komnik (Heidelberg)

Oct 09

Quantum information seminar
Local topological order inhibits thermal stability in 2D
O. Landon-Cardinal (Sherbrooke)

Oct 04

Quantum information seminar
Atomic Quantum Simulation of Dynamical Gauge Fields coupled to Fermionic Matter: From String Breaking to Evolution after a Quench
E. Rico (Innsbruck)

SS 12

Sep 27

Quantum information seminar
Exponential decay of correlations implies area law
F. Brandao (ETH Zurich)

Sep 13

Quantum information seminar
Majorana bound states in inhomogeneous spin ladders
F. Pedrocchi (Basel)

Aug 30

Quantum information seminar
Approximating commuting Hamiltonians on expanders is in NP
L. Eldar (Hebrew University)

Jul 19

Quantum information seminar
The bare essentials of topological orders in fractional quantum Hall liquids
A. Seidel (Washington University St. Louis)

Jul 12

Non-Fermi liquid physics in two-channel Kondo models
Andrew Mitchell (Cologne)

Jul 05

(In)complete Fluctuation Theorems for Entropy Production in weak- and strong-coupling limits
G. Schaller (TU Berlin)

Jun 28

Microwave quantum optics and electron transport through a metallic dot strongly coupled to a transmission line cavity
P. Samuelsson (Lund)

Jun 21

Geometric Landau-Zener Interferometry
P. Solinas (Aalto University)

Jun 14

Keldysh effective action theory for universal physics in spin-1/2 Kondo dots
S. Smirnov (Regensburg)

May 24

Quantum information seminar
Scalable noise characterization via randomized benchmarking protocols
E. Magesan (Waterloo)

May 23

Josephson current in a four terminal superconductor - exciton condensate - superconductor system
R. Fazio (SNS Pisa)
10:00, Physikzentrum 26 C 401

May 10

Quantum information seminar
Non-Abelian anyons in condensed matter
K. Shtengel (UC Riverside)

May 09

Diffusion-induced dephasing and bistability in driven nanomechanical resonators
J. Atalaya (Chalmers)
16:00, Physikzentrum MB 026

Apr 12

Quantum information seminar
Quantum Walks: a route to simulate condensed matter phenomena
V. Scholz (ETH Zurich)

Apr 05

Quantum information seminar
Probing Atomic Majorana Fermions in Optical Lattices
Ch. Kraus (Innsbruck)

WS 11/12

Mar 29

Quantum information seminar
Arrays of microtraps on an atom chip as a new quantum information platform
R. Spreeuw
11:30, Physikzentrum 26 C 401

Mar 08

Quantum information seminar
Entanglement by dissipation
Ch. Muschik

Feb 02

Topological photonic crystals
V. Gritsev

Jan 26

Quantum information seminar
Qubits in Semiconductor Nanowires
S. Frolov

Jan 25

Finite-frequency noise of the anisotropic Kondo model at finite bias and magnetic field: a real-time renormalization group analysis
S. Müller

Jan 23

Entanglement spectra in quantum systems
V. Alba

Jan 19

Transport Properties of Dirac-Weyl Electrons in Inhomogeneous Spin-Orbit Structure in Graphene
D. Bercioux

Jan 16

Tunable quantum glasses and phase transitions of atoms and photons: first testable predictions for glassy physics with many-body cavity QED
P. Strack

Dec 15

Valence bond approach to the low-energy physics of antiferromagnets
D. Schwandt

Dec 12

Emergence of bound states in the nonequilibrium time evolution of interacting spin chains after a local quantum quench
H. G. Evertz

Dec 08

Valley-orbit splitting, photon-assisted tunneling and electron pumping with 2 coupled donor states in silicon
X. Jehl

Nov 24

Quantum information seminar
Non-equilibrium state of a leaking photon cavity pumped by a random atomic beam
A. Vershynina

Nov 17

Quantum information seminar
Quantum electromotive effects and self-sustained oscillations in a mechanically oscillating SQUID
F. Konschelle

Nov 10

Competing magnetic orders in the pnictides
J. Schmiedt

Nov 02

Quantum information seminar
Josephson Junction Arrays with Majorana Fermions
B. van Heck

Oct 20

Localization and circulating currents in curved graphene
R. P. Tiwari

Sep 29

Spin-orbit effects on the Josephson current through interacting quantum dots
S. Droste

Sep 22

A renormalization group approach to the time evolution of correlated quantum dots
D. Kennes

Sep 15

DMRG calculations for anisotropic antiferromagnetic Heisenberg chains
D. Peters