Dates: 
Monday, August 30, 2010
Registration deadline: 
Monday, May 31, 2010

Our first CQD-DTC Summer School will be held in conjuction with the QuAMP Summer School organised by the division of Atomic, Molecular Optical and Plasma Physics of the Institute of Physics. The joint summer school will run from 31 August 2010 to 3 September 2010 (Financial support for the Summer School will be provided by the EPSRC).

Dates: 
Sunday, May 23, 2010

This event marks the end of the EU FP6 STREP QICS on Foundational Structures in Quantum Computation and Information. It consists on extended tutorials on the main research strands within QICS, namely:

  • Structures and methods for measurement-based quantum computation
  • Categorical semantics, logics, diagrammatic methods
  • Classical-quantum interaction and information flow
  • Quantum automata, machines, calculi
ArXiv identifier: 
1003.5877
Speakers: 
Filippo Caruso
Authors: 
Filippo Caruso, Susana F. Huelga, Martin B. Plenio

The unavoidable presence of noise is thought to be one of the major problems to solve in order to pave the way for implementing quantum information technologies in realistic physical platforms. However, here we show a clear example in which noise, in terms of dephasing, may enhance the capability of transmitting not only classical but also quantum information, encoded in quantum systems, through communication networks.

*** TWO PHD POSITIONS IN LOGICS FOR QUANTUM INTERACTION ***

UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

Call for Applications:
Two PhD positions are available in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in the Institute of Artificial Intelligence (ALICE), offered in collaboration with the department of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Groningen. The candidates will join the five-year NWO Vidi project of Dr. Sonja Smets.

VIDI Project: ‘Reasoning about quantum interaction: Logical modelling and verification of multi-agent quantum protocols’:

Application deadline: 
Sunday, June 6, 2010

** OPEN POST-DOC POSITION IN LOGICS FOR QUANTUM INTERACTION **

UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

Call for Applications:
A 2,5 year Post-Doc position is available in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in the Institute of Artificial Intelligence (ALICE), offered in collaboration with the department of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Groningen. The candidate will join the Vidi project of Dr. Sonja Smets.

VIDI Project: ‘Reasoning about quantum interaction: Logical modelling and verification of multi-agent quantum protocols’:

Application deadline: 
Sunday, June 6, 2010

Researchers from two National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers at Princeton University and the University of California, Santa Barbara made a significant breakthrough in the worldwide pursuit of quantum computing. They engineered a method to control the spin of a single electron within a magnetic field without disturbing other nearby electrons.

Dates: 
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Registration deadline: 
Thursday, April 29, 2010

The application for the second workshop on Theory and Realisation of Practical Quantum Key Distribution (TropicalQKD 2010), to be held at the Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON, Canada, is now open.

The workshop is devoted to all aspects of practical QKD, focussing on the latest developments in all its subfields. The workshop will bring together experimentalists and theoreticians who are interested in efficient and practical implementations of QKD.

PhD Fellowship-Contract MICINN-FPI 2010
A fully funded PhD Fellowship-Contract in Quantum Information and Strongly Correlated Systems is available to work under the
supervision of Prof. Miguel A. Martin-Delgado at the Departmento de Fisica Teorica I, Facultad de Ciencias Fisicas, Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain). It covers a period of 4 years: 2-year fellowship plus 2-year contract. The Fellowship-Contract is funded by the Research Grant FIS2009-10061 of
Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion (MICINN) of Spain, and pays the standard stipend for living expenses in Madrid

Application deadline: 
Sunday, February 21, 2010

The Vienna Doctoral Program on Complex Quantum Systems opens the new call for application. New graduate students may be accepted to start in the program with October 2010.

The Vienna doctoral program on Complex Quantum Systems aims at providing young researchers with a comprehensive view of experimental and theoretical quantum physics. It puts a strong emphasis on quantum optics and quantum information in systems as various as photons, neutrons, mesons, atoms, molecules and solids.

Application deadline: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Physicists at [http://jila.colorado.edu/ JILA] have for the first time observed chemical reactions near absolute zero, demonstrating that chemistry is possible at ultralow temperatures and that reaction rates can be controlled using quantum mechanics, the peculiar rules of submicroscopic physics.