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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jan 7
2:00 pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue, Jan 8
10:00am
Aud
John Gough
Quantum Feedback Networks
Santa_Barbara.pdf

10:45am
Aud
Hendra Nurdin
Commutativity of adiabatic elimination and instantaneous feedback for a general class of quantum feedback networks with Markovian nodes
KITP_talk_Jan_8_2013.pdf

4:00pm
Broida 1640
Stan Leibler
Physical Biology: Is There an Elephant in the Room?
Physics Department Colloquium
Wed, Jan 9
10:30am
Aud
Tommaso Calarco
Discussion on quantum many-body / non-Markovian systems / reservoir engineering


Discussion Material
Thu, Jan 10
10:00am
Aud
Göran Johansson
Controlling quantum physics in superconducting circuits


10:45am
Aud
Josh Combes
Quantum circuits and coherent quantum feedback control

Fri, Jan
11
10.30am
Aud
All participants
Q&A / discussion session on the week's talks

Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jan 14
12:15pm
Aud
Jeff Gore, MIT
Why Cooperate? From Self Replicators to Human Societies
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Mon, Jan 14
2:30pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational meeting


5:00pm
Common room
All participants
Wine and Cheese meeting

Tue, Jan 15
10:00am
Aud
Daniel Burgarth
Quantum System Identification
handout.pdf

10:45am

Giulia Gualdi
Renormalization Approach to non-Markovian quantum dynamics
talk_KITP

4:00pm
Broida 1640
TBA
TBA
Physics Department Colloquium
Wed, Jan 16
10:30am
SSR
Mohan Sarovar
Discussion: Robust adiabatic quantum computing

Thu, Jan 17
10:00am
Aud
Matt James
Quantum Feedback Networks
james.pdf

10:45am
Aud
Hideo Mabuchi
Coherent feedback and information processing in photonic circuits
mabuchi_talk

4:00pm
Aud
David Bensimon & Birgitta Whaley
Coherent Control for Biology
joint discussion between participants in both programs (Control of Complex Quantum Systems and Multicell)
Fri, Jan 18
10:30am
Aud
All participants
Q&A / discussion session on the week's talks
Closed and open loop quantum feedback

Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Jan 22
10:00am
AUD
Hans Briegel
Projective simulation for classical and quantum
autonomous agents
PDF of talk
Paper on projective simulation Briegel_paper

10:45am
AUD
Sophie Schirmer
Modelling, simulation and control: my perspective
Slightly condensed version of the talk below (not that
I covered all of it). Also attached slides from QUAINT talk last year. See also my comments on the discussion page.


4:00pm
Broida 1640
Robert Kirshner
Exploding stars and Cosmic Acceleration: Better Precision in the Infrared
Physics Department Colloquium
Wed, Jan 23



No discussion session -- now Mondays

Thu, Jan 24
10:00am
AUD
Jake Taylor
Classically-induced heating in quantum channels as an alternative to Bell's inequality
PDF of blackboard



10:45am
AUD
Henrik Johannesson
Electrical control of the Kondo effect in a 2D topological insulator

Fri, Jan 25
10:30am
FR
All participants
Q&A / discussion session on the week's topics
Audio recording


Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jan 28
12:15pm
Aud
Paul Julienne
Quantum Encounters of the Cold Kind
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.

1:30pm
SSR
Gerard Milburn
Discussion: Quantum/Classical interface
mil
Blackboard picture


2:45pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational meeting
Our social coordinator is Luiz Davidovich.
For the next few weeks the wikimaster is Lorenzo Maccone: ask him if you need help with adding info to this wiki.
Tue, Jan 29
10:30am
AUD
Luiz Davidovich
Quantum metrology of open dynamical systems: precision limits through environment control
talk slides

11:15am
AUD
Lorenzo Maccone
Quantum metrology: why entanglement?
talk slides

4:00pm
Broida 1640
Kohl Gill - LaborVoices
UCSB Physics colloquium: Physics, Policy and Phones

Thu, Jan 31
10:30am
AUD
Ivan Deutsch
Quantum tomography and compressed sensing via continuous measurement and control


11:15am
AUD
Alireza Shabani
Wavefunction video camera: monitoring dynamics of a complex quantum system inside a cavity

Fri, Feb 1st
10:30am
SSR
All participants
Q&A / discussion session on the week's topics


3:30pm
AUD
Faye Flam, KITP Journalist in Residence
Life on Mars and Neanderthal Clones: Why Weird Science Gets on the Front Page and What You Can Do About It


Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 4th
1:15pm
Founders' Room
All participants
Organizational meeting


1:45pm
Founders' Room
Carl Caves
Discussion: Quantum circuits and quantum control:
Making peace, not war

Tue, Feb 5th
10:30am
AUD
Markus Tiersch
Optical control and enhancing sensitivity of chemical magnetometers


11:15am
AUD
Tom Stace
System identification and dynamical steady states in driven quantum dots.


16:00
Broida 1640
Ray Goldstein, DAMTP
**Physics Department Colloquium**
Stirring Tails of Evolution

Thu, Feb 7th
10:30am
AUD
Göran Wendin
Quantum Physics Unleashed
KITP_Wendin.pdf

11:15am
AUD
Jun Zhang
Control theory and engineering: from classical to quantum

Fri, Feb 8th
10:30am
AUD
All participants
Q&A / discussion session on the week's topics


Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 11th
12:15
AUD
Birgitta Whaley
Coherent Manipulation of Natural and engineered Quantum Systems
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.

1:30pm
MSR
All participants
Organizational meeting


1:45pm
MSR
Ivan Deutsch
Discussion: Quantum Simulation, Dream or Nightmare?

Tue, Feb 12th
10:30am
AUD
Gavin Brennen
Quantum computational phases of matter

File was too big so talk split into two files.

11:15am
AUD
Haidong Yuan
Optimal transfer of population for quantum systems


4pm
Broida 1640
Robert Birgeneau - University of California, Berkeley
Physics colloquium: Superconductors: Old and New

Wed, Feb 13th
2pm
Main seminar room
Paul Hansma, UCSB, Physics
KITP COLLOQUIUM: From Broida to Bedside: From Fundamental to Clinical Research on Bone Fracture


4pm
SSR
All interested
Coherent control of cold molecules
Joint discussion between participants in both programs (Control of Complex Quantum Systems and Cold Molecules)

Link to ideas and comments
Thu, Feb 14th
10:30am
AUD
Jason Twamley
Levitated Quantum Magnetomechanics


11:15am
AUD
Kevin Young
Error correction in adiabatic quantum computation

Fri, Feb 15th
10:30am
SSR
All participants
Q&A / discussion session on the week's topics


Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Feb 19th
10:30am
AUD
Roberto Onofrio
Cooling degenerate Fermi gases via frictionless control of a Bose species
Talk slides

11:15am
AUD
Lorenza Viola
Advances in dynamical quantum error suppression


4:00pm
Corwin Pavillion
Carl Wieman
Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education
Note Special Location
Wed, Feb 20th
2:00pm
AUD
Faye Flam, KITP Journalist in Residence
How To Sell Your Science Without Selling Your Soul: How To Get The Media To Work For You

Thu, Feb 21st -
Fri, Feb 22nd

TBA

SQUINT workshop webcast


Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Whole week

MSR+SSR


Program Conference

Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker

Comments, Links,...
Mon, Mar 4th
1:30pm
MSR
Sandro Stringari
Joint session with the Cold Molecules program

watch the talk

4pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational meeting

Tue, Mar 5th
10:30am
AUD
Alejandro Saenz
Coherence distillation
watch the talk

11:15am
AUD
Ahsan Nazir
Exploring dissipative excitonic dynamics: a consistent treatment from weak to strong environmental coupling

watch the talk
Thu, Mar 7th
10:30am
AUD
Felipe Herrera
Controlled entanglement manipulation in cold molecular gases with strong laser pulses

watch the talk

11:15am
AUD
Alex Pechen
Quantum control landscapes and control with engineered reservoirs
watch the talk
Fri, Mar 8th
10:30am
MSR
All participants
Q&A / discussion session on the week's topics (jointly with the Cold Molecules program)
blackboard images

Week 10
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Mar 11th
12:30pm
AUD
All participants
Organizational meeting


12:45pm
AUD
Peter Zoller
Discussion: quantum reservoir engineering

Tue, Mar 12th
12:30pm
AUD
Felix Motzoi
Adiabatic gate operations with systems of qudits
watch the talk

1:15pm
AUD
Lin Tian
(Opto)-Mechanical Quantum Interface: Noise Resilient Operations via Control Techniques
watch the talk
Thu, Mar 14th
12:30pm
AUD
Matthias Kling
(Sub-)femtosecond control of electron dynamics in atoms, molecules and nanostructures

watch the talk

1:15pm
AUD
Peter Zoller
AMO Hubbard Models with Superconducting Vortex Lattices

watch the talk
Fri, Mar 15th
12:30pm
AUD
John Martinis
Adiabatic Quantum Computing with Superconducting Circuits
watch the talk

Week 11
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Mar 18th
1.30pm
AUD
Matthew Grace
Discussion: Verification and validation of controlled quantum systems

Tue, Mar 19th
10:30am
AUD
Ian Walmsley
Multiphoton random walks: Experimental Boson Sampling on a photonic chip
watch the talk

11.15am
AUD
Jianshu Cao
Coherent quantum transport: noise, disorder and symmetry
watch the talk
Wed, Mar 20th
1.30pm
AUD
Phil Bucksbaum
Prospects for strong field control beyond the single active electron model

watch the talk

2.15pm
AUD
Loren Greenman
Controlling x-ray and xuv Raman transitions using Krotov numerical optimization
watch the talk
Fri, Mar 22nd
10.30am
AUD
Roman Krems, Misha Lukin
Joint Discussion with Cold Molecule program



Week 12
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Mar 25th
9:00am
AUD
Scott Aaronson, Barry Sanders, Ian Walmsley
Discussion on Bosonic Sampling
watch the talk

12:15pm
AUD
Susanne Yelin
Aspects of ultracold polar molecules and superradiance
Blackboard lunch seminar
watch the talk
Mon, Mar 25th
1:45pm
AUD
Gerard Milburn, Dirk Bouwmeester
Discussion on macroscopic superpositions/gravitational induced decoherence
watch the talk
Tue, Mar 26th
10.30am
AUD
Vladimir Stojanovic
Quantum simulation of small polaron formation with trapped ions

watch the talk

11.15am
AUD
Vladimir Malinovsky
Quantum gates based on geometric phase and some new population transfer ideas

watch the talk

12:15pm
AUD
All participants
Joint discussion with cold molecules

Thu, Mar 28th
10:30am
AUD
Jiri Vala
Structure of the space of two-qubit gates, perfect entanglers and quantum control


11:15am
AUD
Constantin Brif
Protecting quantum gates from control noise

*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge
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