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IIIS Holds Physics Undergraduates Summer School 2014

May 13,2014

Forty-three senior students travelled from across China to attend IIIS Physics Summer School at Tsinghua Xuetang on May 10-11, 2014. The summer school was opened by Prof. Luming Duan, Tsinghua CC Yao Professor and Michigan Enrico Fermi Collegiate Professor, who delivered the first talk, entitled “Introduction to Frontier of Quantum Information”. In his talk, Prof. Duan made an overview on quantum information, explained the superiority of quantum computer and how to realize the quantum network, and concluded the talk with a brief introduction to Center for Quantum Information (CQI).

The students also heard from a number of other IIIS academics on a range of topics from quantum simulation, quantum theory and foundations, superconducting, quantum cryptograph, to quantum computation complexity, quantum entanglement, trapped ions.


Assist. Prof. Mile Gu             Assoc. Prof. Giulio Chiribella


Assoc. Prof. Luyan Sun             Assist. Prof. Xioangfeng Ma


Assist. Prof. Man Hong Yung     Assist. Prof. Alioscia Hamma      Assoc. Prof. Kihwan Kim

This year’s two-day program included a visit to CQI and superconducting laboratories on the last day, to offer the students the opportunity to experience cutting edge scientific research at first hand, and inspire them to pursue scientific careers in quantum research.

(By Yuying Chang, Fang Peng)