Department of Mathematics
Royal Holloway University Of London

Quantum Dynamics Seminars of previous years



Thursday 20 January 2011 Koenraad Audenaert (RHUL) "Telescopes and Cuckoo Clocks"

Wednesday 26 January 2011 Bernard Piraux (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium) "New strategies for solving the time-dependent Schrödinger equation"

Thursday 27 January 2011 Daniel Burgarth (Imperial) "Indirect quantum tomography of quadratic Hamiltonians"

Thursday 03 February 2011 Matthew Leifer (UCL) "Quantum conditional states, Bayes' rule, and state compatibility" 

Thursday 17 February 2011 James Wootton (Leeds) "Bringing order through disorder: localization in the Toric Code"

Thursday 24 February 2011 Stefan Keppeler (Tubingen) "QCD, chiral symmetries, random matrices and semiclassics"

Thursday 03 March 2011 Jens Bolte (RHUL) "Dirac operators and chiral symmetry on graphs"


Wednesday 20 January 2010 Richard Gill (Leiden) "Schroedinger's cat meets Occam's razor"

Thursday 4 February 2010 Daniel Burgarth (Imperial) "Scalable solid state quantum computing with limited control"

Thursday 11 February 2010 Milan Mosonyi (NUS Singapore) "On the quantum Renyi relative entropies and related capacity formulas" 

Thursday 25 February 2010 Tim Spiller (Leeds) "The quantum-classical crossover (of a field mode)"

Thursday 4 March 2010 Simone Severini (UCL) cancelled

Thursday 11 March 2010 Jochen Rau (Frankfurt) "Measurement-based quantum foundations"

Thursday 18 March 2010 Claudio Castelnovo (Oxford) "Quantum mechanical and information theoretic view on classical glass transitions" 


Friday 9 January 2009 (3:00 pm) Ivette Fuentes-Schuller (TU Berlin) "Entanglement in non-inertial frames and curved spacetime"

Wednesday 14 January 2009 (1:00 pm) Uzy Smilansky (Weizmann Institute and Cardiff) "Can one count the shape of a drum?"

Thursday 15 January 2009 Dan Browne (UCL) "The computational power of multi-party correlations"

Tuesday 3 February 2009 (joint seminar with Pure Mathematics) Jens Marklof (Bristol) "The Boltzmann-Grad limit of the periodic Lorentz gas and the distribution of visible lattice points "

Thursday 26 February 2009 Henning Schomerus (Lancaster) "Transport in graphene: functionalization and pseudospin"

Thursday 12 March 2009 Janne Ruostekoski (Southampton) "Dynamics of ultra-cold atomic gases in optical lattices"

Thursday 19 March 2009 Gregory Crosswhite (Washington) "Divide and conquer -- quantum style!"

Thursday 7 May 2009 (4:00pm) (joint seminar with ISG) Renato Renner (ETH) "Quantum attacks against non-quantum cryptosystems"

Thursday 22 October 2009 Vincent Caudrelier (City University) "Direct calculation of scattering matrices for general quantum graphs"

Thursday 29 October 2009 Dimitris Tsomokos (RHUL) "Topological order following a quantum quench"

Thursday 12 November 2009 Gregor Tanner (Nottingham) "Quantum searches and quantum communication on networks"

Thursday 19 November 2009 Koenraad Audenaert (RHUL) "Quantum tomographic reconstruction from the viewpoint of a closet Bayesian"

Thursday 3 December 2009 Shashank Virmani (Strathclyde) "Upper bounds to quantum fault tolerance thresholds"


Thursday 10 January 2008 Subhash Chaturvedi (Imperial College) "Schwinger representation of the symmetric group: Two explicit constructions for the carrier spaces"

Thursday 7 February 2008 Christian Burrell (RHUL) "Localisation in disordered quantum systems"

Thursday 14 February 2008 Fabien Piotet (Bristol) "Quantum ergodicity of graphs"

Thursday 6 March 2008 Dmitry Savin (Brunel) "Nonlinear statistics of quantum transport in chaotic cavities"

Thursday 13 March 2008 Martin Sieber (Bristol) "Semiclassical approach to universal statistics in quantum chaos"

Thursday 17 April 2008 Fred Wu (Northeastern) "A new formulation of the Kirchoff's law: The two-point resistances and impedances"

Tuesday 1 July 2008 (room C219) Jonathan Harrison (Baylor) "Full counting statistics of chaotic cavities"

Thursday 23 October 2008 Madalin Guta (Nottingham) "Local asymptotic normality in quantum statistics"

Thursday 6 November 2008 Phil Howard (Queen Mary) "Escape from a weakly chaotic system and anomalous diffusion"

Thursday 13 November 2008 Sougato Bose (UCL) "Entangling the ends of a condensed matter system"

Thursday 20 November 2008 Terry Rudolph (Imperial College) "Percolation theory in quantum optics and condensed matter implementations of quantum information processing "

Thursday 27 November 2008 Stefan Scheel (Imperial College) "Macroscopic quantum electrodynamics -- dispersion forces and duality"

Thursday 11 December 2008 Thorsten Kohler (UCL) "Theory of ultra-cold Feshbach Molecules"


Thursday 11 October 2007 (3:00 pm) Jens Bolte (RHUL) "Quantum graphs"

Thursday 25 October 2007 Koenraad Audenaert (RHUL) "The quantum Chernoff bound: an application of matrix analysis to quantum information theory"

Thursday 1 November 2007 Andrew Ho (RHUL, Physics) "Strong correlation physics in optical lattices of ultra cold atomic gases"

Thursday 15 November 2007 Ashley Montanaro (Bristol) "The distinguishability of random quantum states"

Thursday 22 November 2007 Gernot Akemann (Brunel) "Chiral random matrix theory and its applications"

Thursday 29 November 2007 Brian Winn (Loughborough) "Quantum graphs where back-scattering is prohibited"

Thursday 6 December 2007 Wolfgang Peter (Ulm) "Quantised torus maps and their spectra"


Thursday 5 October 2006, room C229, 1:00pm
Christian D'Cruz (RHUL) "A Finite de Finetti Theorem for Infinite-Dimensional Systems"

Thursday 26 October 2006, room C229, 2:00pm Alessio Serafini (Imperial College) "State space measures and typical entanglement of pure Gaussian states"

Thursday 2 November 2006, room C229, 2:00pm Matthew Leifer (Cambridge) "Cloning and broadcasting in generalized probabilistic theories"

Thursday 23 November 2006, room ABLT2, 2:00pm Phil Howard (RHUL) "The behaviour of resonances in Hecke triangular billiards under deformation"

Thursday 7 December 2006, room C229, 2:00pm Christopher Dawson title to be announced

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