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2017 Paint Branch Distinguished Lecture in Applied Physics
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
4:00 p.m.
John S. Toll Physics Building, Room 1412
For More Information:
Taylor Prendergast
301 405 4951
tprender@umd.edu
http://ireap.umd.edu/paintbranch/2017

Speaker: David Wineland, NIST

Title: Quantum Information Processing and Raising Schrödinger’s Cat

Abstract: Research on precise control of coherent quantum systems occurs in many laboratories throughout the world, for fundamental research, new measurement techniques, and more recently for the development of quantum computers. I will briefly describe experiments on these topics using trapped ions at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) but these just serve as examples of similar work being performed with many other atomic, molecular, optical (AMO) and condensed matter systems. This talk is, in part, the “story” of my involvement in these subjects which began when I entered graduate school.

 

For more information: http://ireap.umd.edu/paintbranch

This Event is For: Graduate • Undergraduate • Prospective Students • Faculty • Staff • Post-Docs • Alumni

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