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A position for experimental research in the fabrication and characterization of carbon-based materials and devices is available immediately, until April 2013. The primary materials will be single-walled carbon nanotubes filled with fullerene molecules containing spin-active species. The research will involve fabricating devices with non-standard geometries, filling them with endohedral fullerenes, structural characterization by force and electron microscopy, and electrical characterization.

Application deadline: 

Thursday, February 24, 2011

A postdoctoral position is available immediately for up to three years for experimental research in quantum control of spin states in condensed matter. These experiments will involve electron and nuclear magnetic resonance and related quantum control, including pulsed magnetic resonance spectroscopy, possibly with optical excitation and/or electrical detection.

Application deadline: 

Thursday, February 24, 2011

PhD position in Quantum Random Walks, funded by IRCSET (essentially the Irish government). Application is directly through IRCSET at http://www.ircset.ie/Default.aspx?tabid=66

To discuss the project further please contact Michael Mc Gettrick at michael.mcgettrick@nuigalway.ie

Application deadline: 

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

This is a theoretical project that addresses foundational aspects of quantum information processing with a focus on structural features of qudit systems. While much effort has been spent on investigating quantum state spaces, relatively little is known about the structure of quantum observables. The mathematical duality of states and observables provides a guarantee that whatever one learns about one side is relevant for the other, so that it is to be expected that studying structures of quantum observables will provide a new angle and open up new questions.

Application deadline: 

Monday, February 14, 2011

Dates: 

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Registration deadline: 

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Registration before 28 Feb allows consideration for one of the many part-bursaries we have available.

The current speaker list (to be extended) comprises

Markus Aspelmeyer
Immanuel Bloch
Dirk Bouwmeester
Mark Hillery
Norbert Lütkenhaus
Gerard Milburn
Martin Plenio
John Rarity
Christian Roos
Kalle-Antti Suominen
Atac Imamoglu

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