Preliminary Program – University of Copenhagen

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 PROGRAM
QMATH KICK-OFF CONFERENCE
NOVEMBER 7-9, 2016

 H.C. ØRSTED INSTITUTE
AUDITORIUM 4
UNIVERSITETSPARKEN 5
2100 COPENHAGEN Ø

 

Monday November 7
Lunch on your own before the conference starts.

12:30-13:00

Registration

13:00-13.10

Welcome

13:10­-14:00

Eugene Polzik, University of Copenhagen
Measurement of Motion Beyond the Heisenberg Uncertainty Bound

14:00-14:30

Gorjan Alagic, QMATH, University of Copenhagen

Internet cryptography for quantum states

14:30:15:00

Torben Krüger, IST Austria

Local eigenvalue statistics for random matrices
with general short range correlations

15:00-15:30

Coffee and tea

15:30-16:20

Renato Renner, ETH Zürich 

An Information-Theoretic View on the Copenhagen Interpretation

16:20-16:30

Break

16:30-17:30

Reinhard Werner, University of Hannover (Outreach Lecture)

The simple argument that changed the world view of physics

20:30-

Bar Barkowski, Nørre Farimagsgade 57 (At your own expense)

 

Tuesday November 8

09:30-10:30

Official opening and presentation of the center:

 

  •   Jan Philip Solovej, Center Leader, QMATH
  •   Thomas Bjørnholm, Prorector, University of Copenhagen
  •   Michael Sørensen, Head of Department of Mathematical Sciences
  •   Thomas Sinkjær, Director of Science, The Villum Foundation

10:30-11:00

Coffee and tea

11:00-11:50

Harry Buhrman, QuSoft Amsterdam

Quantum Computing and Complexity Theory

11:50-12:20

Shelby Kimmel, University of Maryland

What is the connection between the effective resistance of electrical   circuits and quantum algorithms?

12:20-13:50

Lunch

13:50-14:40        1

Krzysztof Gawedzki, ENS de Lyon

A field-theoretic construction of topological invariants for crystals with time-reversal

symmetry

14:40-15:30

Charles Marcus, QDev, University of Copenhagen

Scaling relations in the Superconductor- insulator transition

15.30-16:00

Coffee and tea

16:00-16:50

Charles Bennett, IBM Watson

Scientific Multiculturalism in Quantum Informatics

18:00-20:30

Conference dinner at Oysters and Grill, Sjællandsgade 1B, 2200 Copenhagen N


Wednesday November 9

09:30-10:20

Klaus Mølmer, University of Aarhus The Ichtyosaur in the room

10:20-10:50

Coffee and tea

10:50-11:20

Jeroen Zuiddam, CWI Amsterdam

Creating networks of entangled pairs: tensor
surgery and the laser method

11:20-11:50

Jérémy Sok, QMATH, University of Copenhagen

Dirac operators with magnetic links

11:50-12:20

Roberto Ferrara, QMATH, University of Copenhagen

Private states, quantum data hiding and the swapping
of perfect secrecy

12:20-13:50

Lunch

13:50-14:40

Robert Seiringer, IST Austria
Stability of many-body systems with point interactions

14:40-15:10

Coffee and tea

15:10-16:00

Ivan Damgaard, University of Aarhus

The Orthogonal Vector Problem and Applications to Leakage Resilient Cryptography

16:00

Wrap-up & Farewell