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Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
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Tue.-Apr.-21
1:30 pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Wed, Apr 22
10:30 am
SSR
Jörn Manz + Ingo Barth
Quantum control by laser pulses: from nuclear to electron dynamics, and back
see JACS paper
Thu, Apr 23
10:30am (Note time)
Aud
Alfred Maquet
Imaging of Orbitals and “Attophysics”in Molecules: Challenges in Theory
See Itatani's paper: Nature 432, 867 (2004)
Thu, Apr 23
2:00pm
FR

Round Table Discussion on Decoherence

Mon. 4/27
10:30am
SSR
Steffen Glaser
NMR control overview

Tues. 4/28


no lecture


Weds. 4/29
9:30am (Note time)
SSR
David Tannor
A New Formulation of Quantum Mechanics that Looks Useful for Defining Tunneling Times

Thu, 4/30
12:30pm
SSR
Almut Beige
Quantum control: using measurements and dissipation

Fri. 5/1
10:30am (Note day and time)
AUD
Andre Bandrauk
Harmonic generation and decoherence
Attosecond Physics
Effect of Nuclear Motion...
Mon. 5/4
12:15pm (Note time)
(blackboard lunch)

AUD
David Tannor
Quantum control: from chemistry to cooling to computing

Tues. 5/5
12:30pm
AUD
Hardy Gross
Tutorial on TDDFT. Part I: The Basics

Weds. 5/6
10:30am
SSR
Hardy Gross
Time-dependence and control of quantum transport

Weds. 5/6
3:30pm-dark


Picnic at Goleta Beach

Thu. 5/7
12:30pm
SSR
Alejandro Saenz
Overview of strong field electron motion


3:30pm
SSR
Ivanov, Tannor, etc.
Round-table discussion of Attosecond Control

Mon. 5/11
10:30am
SSR
Misha Ivanov
Attosecond measurements without attosecond pulses


2:00pm (Note time)
AUD
Hardy Gross
TDDFT Tutorial: Part II

Tues. 5/12
12:30pm
AUD
Evgeny Shapiro
Shaking wave packets
I will touch on a couple of points on controlling chaos and decoherence in the wave packet regime. Papers that will be discussed:Wave packets in a sieve: quantum control at the edge of strong chaos,
Suppression of Decoherence in aWave Packet via Nonlinear Resonance
Preliminaries, which may be more important: J. Gong and P. Brumer I Walmsley

Weds. 5/13
10:30am
SSR
Anatoli Kheifets
Time-dependent calculations of strong field ionization and HHG
My prime interest is in response of many-electron systems to strong fileds, in particular, the interplay of many-electron correlation and strong field effects. Some results are reviewed in a recent DESY talk
Thu. 5/14
12:30pm
SSR
Michael Mundt
Optimal Control of Interacting Systems: An MC-TDHF approach


3:30pm (Note time)

TBA

Hardy Gross

TDDFT Tutorial Part III

Time-dependent Density Matrix Theory



5:30pm
Beachside Cafe

Qcontrol Dinner

Fri. 5/15
10:30am (Note day and time)
AUD
Sergei Patchkovskii
Attosecond-time nuclear dynamics and high-harmonics generation: A pedestrian approach.
Manfred Lein's autocorrelation result
Experiment by Sarah Baker et al

Tues.
5/26
12:30pm
AUD

Postconference Brainstorming Session

Tues.
5/26
3:30pm
AUD
Howard Wiseman
Tutorial on Quantum Feedback Control I

Weds.
5/27
10:30am
SSR
Paul Brumer
Quantum Control in Open Systems

Weds.
5/27
2:00pm
AUD
Howard Wiseman
Tutorial on Quantum Feedback Control II

Thu.
5/28
10:00am
AUD
Suren Sukiasyan
MC-TDH approach to strong field dynamics

Mon. 6/1
10:30am
SSR
Moshe Shaprio
Piecewise Adiabatic Passage: Theory and Experiment

Tues.
6/2
12:30pm
AUD
Anthony Starace
Attosecond Pulse Carrier-Envelope-Phase Effects on Ionized Electron Momentum and Energy Distributions

Weds.
6/3
2:00pm
AUD
Anthony Starace
Analytic Description of Harmonic Generation with Application to Wavelength Scaling

Thu.
6/4
12:30pm
SSR
Sonia Schirmer
Beyond Evolutionary Algorithms: Hamiltonian Engineering using Adaptive Control

Mon. 6/8
10:30am
SSR
Haim Suchowski
SO(2) and SU(1,1) in Nonlinear Optics

Tues. 6/9
12:30pm
AUD
Dmitry Uskov
Application of Lie Groups for Solving some Dynamic Problems in Quantum Control, Quantum Information, and Metrology

Weds.
6/10
10:30am
SSR
Navin Khaneja
TBA

Thu. 6/11
2:00pm
SSR
Jiannis Pachos
Spin Chains: Control and System identification

Mon. 6/15
10:30am
SSR
Jiri Vala
Manipulation of Vortex Motion in Quantum Lattice Models

Tues. 6/16
12:30pm
AUD
Chitra Rangan
Control of Trapped Ion Quantum States

Weds. 6/17
10:30am
SSR
Navin Khaneja
Ensemble Control

Weds. 6/17
2:00pm
SSR

Comparison of Optimization Algorithms I
TaK92.pdf , especially Section 4. General Krotov method
Thu. 6/18
12:30pm
SSR
Niels Nielsen
Quantum Control in Magic-Angle-Spinning Solid-State NMR
Spectroscopy: Tailoring the Hamiltonian Through Modulation and
Demodulation

Mon. 6/22
10:30am
AUD
Almut Beige
Cooling of Atoms into Entangled States

Mon. 6/22
2:00pm
AUD

Comparison of Optimization Algorithms II
Blackboard graph
Christiane's picture img_0082.jpg
Tues. 6/23
12:30pm
AUD
Ilya Kuprov
Polynomially Scaling Spin Dynamics Simulation Algorithms

Weds. 6/24
10:30am
AUD
Navin Khaneja
Optimization via the Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Method: Theory and Applications
lecture notes of Navin's lecture written down by Christiane lecture_navin.pdf
Thu. 6/25
12:30pm
AUD
Gavin Brennen
Multiphoton Simulation for Non-Abelian Anyons

Mon. 6/29
10:30am
SSR
Peter Salamon
Time Optimal Control of Squeezed States
The paper that covers most of the contents of the talk is MMWT.pdf
Tues.
6/30
12:30pm
AUD
Chitra Rangan
Half-Cycle-Pulse-Assisted Recombination in Rydberg Atoms

Tues. 6/30
3:30pm
SSR
Ilya Kuprov
Parameter Derivatives of Spin Dynamics Simulations

Weds. 7/1
10:30am
SSR
Christiane Koch
Control of Cold Molecules: Application to Photoassociation and Algorithmic Developments

Thu. 7/2
12:30pm
SSR
Robert Zeier
Efficient Control Algorithms for Unitary Transformations: The Cartan Decomposition and Beyond

Mon. 7/6
10:30am
SSR
Tommaso Calarco
Optimal Control of Quantum Information Implementations

Mon. 7/6
3:30pm
SSR
Tommaso Calarco
Round Table Discussion on the Quantum Speed Limit

Tues. 7/7
12:30pm
AUD
Lorenza Viola
Tutorial on Dynamical Decoupling

Tues. 7/7
3:30pm
SSR

Round Table Discussion on OCT Algorithms III

Weds. 7/8
10:30am
SSR
Steffen Glaser
Optimal Control of Spin Dynamics

Weds. 7/8
2:00pm
AUD
Tom Skinner
Eine kleine Opt Musik: Ensemble Control in NMR

Thu. 7/9
10:00am
SSR
Burkhard Luy
NMR Pulse Design by OCT: Introduction, Applications, and what we can learn from it

Thu. 7/9
11:15am
SSR
Alexej Jerschow
Optimally Controlling Osteoarthritis and Tumors with Spin 3/2

Thu. 7/9
2:00pm

Guy Bensky
Decoherence Control

Thu. 7/9
5:30pm
Beachside Cafe

Qcontrol Dinner

Fri. 7/10
10:30am
SSR
Lorenza Viola
Dynamical Quantum Error Correction: From Dynamical Decoupling to Dynamically Corrected Gates

Mon. 7/13
10:30am
SSR
Birgitta Whaley
Stroboscopic Generation of Topological Protection

Mon. 7/13
3:30pm
SSR
Svetlana Malinovskaya
Adiabatic Control of Raman Transitions in the Presence of Decoherence for Bioimaging

Tues. 7/14
12:30pm
Auditorium
Navin Khaneja
Applications of the Maximum Principle and HJB Optimization
more examples on OCT written up by Navin maximum-principle-examples.pdf
Weds. 7/15
10:30am
SSR
Ronnie Kosloff
Simulation of Large Quantum Systems using Lie Algebras and Generalized Coherent States

Weds. 7/15
2:00pm
SSR
Michael Khasin
Optimal Control of Rare Events

Thu. 7/16
12:30pm
SSR
Yukiyoshi Ohtsuki
Quantum Optimal Control via Linear and Nonlinear Interactions: Applications to Dynamical Decoupling and Molecular Alignment

Fri. 7/17
10:30am
SSR
Vladimir Malinovski
Coherent Control as a Springboard for Quantum Gate Design



*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders Room

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