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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.

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