Dates: 
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Submission deadline: 
Friday, April 29, 2011
Registration deadline: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Scope of the workshop: quantum structures, probability and quantum probability, quantum computing, applications.
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Important dates:
* Application form should be submitted before 31st March, 2011
* Abstract should be submitted by 30th April 2011, up to 3 pages

International Scientific Programme Committee:
Chair persons:
* Olga Nanasiova (Slovakia)
* Sylvia Pulmannova (Slovakia)

Physicists around the world are searching for the best way to realize a quantum computer. Now scientists of the team around Stefan Kuhr and Immanuel Bloch at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Garching/Munich) took a decisive step in this direction. They could address and change the spin of single atoms with laser light and arrange them in arbitrary patterns. In this way, the physicists strung the atoms along a line and could directly observe their tunnelling dynamics in a "racing duel" of the atoms.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Quantum Information Theory available at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at ETH Zurich. The position is associated with the research group of Prof. Matthias Christandl. For an overview over current research activities, please consult http://www.qit.ethz.ch/ .

Application deadline: 
Saturday, April 30, 2011

There are postdoc and PhD positions available in Mathematical Physics/Quantum Information Theory in the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University in Munich (Germany). Applicants should be

Researchers at the University of Vienna in Austria and the Technische Universität München in Germany have reported their findings, which will solve a long-standing problem in the design of micro- and nanoelectromechanical resonators, in the journal Nature Communications. The research team developed a finite-element-based numerical solver capable of predicting the design-limited damping of almost arbitrary mechanical resonators to resolve this problem.