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Quantum Simulation with Atoms and Ions

Speaker: Peter Zoller University of Innsbruck
Time: 2019-11-19 11:00-2019-11-19 12:00
Venue: FIT 1-222


The talk focuses on recent developments in quantum simulation in theory-experiment collaborations at IQOQI Innsbruck. We will discuss two topics: self-verifying variational quantum simulation of lattice models on a trapped ion platform; and measurement protocols employing statistical correlations between randomized measurements to measure Renyi entropies, and cross-platform verification of quantum computers and quantum simulators.

Short Bio:

Professor Peter Zoller is a world-renowned theoretical physicist in the fields of quantum computation, quantum information, and quantum simulation, best known for proposing the trapped ion quantum computer and quantum simulation with cold atoms. He is currently a Professor of Physics in University of Innsbruck and Research Director of Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) of the Austria Academy of Sciences, Austria. He has received numerous prestigious awards for his achievements, such as The Willis-E.-Lamb Award (2018), Micius Quantum Prize (2018), Wolf Prize in Physics (2013), Benjamin Franklin Medal (2010), Dirac Medal (2006), Niels Bohr Gold Medal (2005), Max Planck Medal (2005), etc. Prof. Peter Zoller is a member of the European Academy of Sciences, German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), National Academy of Sciences of United States, Royal Spanish Academy of Sciences, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Austrian Academy of Sciences.