Friday Program

7:00 am - 8:30 amContinental Breakfast (Pavilion Court)

SESSION 6: Neutral atoms (Pavilion I - III)

Chair: Grant Biedermann (Sandia)
8:30 am - 9:15 amCindy Regal, (JILA, Colorado)
Interfering and entangling individual neutral atoms
9:15 am - 9:45 amAdam Kaufman, Greiner group (Harvard)
Measuring entanglement entropy and local observables in a thermalizing many-body state
9:45 am - 10:15 amBreak (Pavilion Court)

SESSION 7: Computer Science (Pavilion I - III)

Chair: Jon Yard (Microsoft)
10:15 am - 11:00 amAshley Montanaro, (University of Bristol)
Quantum speedup of backtracking and Monte Carlo algorithms
11:00 am - 11:30 am Rolando Somma, (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
A Trotter-Suzuki approximation for Lie groups with applications to Hamiltonian simulation
11:30 am - 12:00 pmVadym Kliuchnikov, QuArC (Microsoft)
A framework for approximating qubit unitaries
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch (Grand Pavilion IV, V, VI)

SESSION 8: Ions (Pavilion I - III)

Chair: Hartmut Häffner (UC Berkeley)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmPeter Maunz, (Sandia)
High-fidelity two-qubit quantum gates in a scalable surface ion trap
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmTing Rei Tan, Wineland group (NIST, Boulder)
Recent progress on trapped-ion quantum information processing at NIST
2:45 pm - 3:15 pmErik Urban, Häffner group, (UC Berkeley)
Towards a new class of trapped ion experiments with ion rings
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmBreak (Pavilion Court)

SESSION 9a: Quantum control, simulation, and application (Pavilion II - III)

Chair: Elohim Becerra (New Mexico)
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmDylan Gorman, Häffner group (UC Berkeley)
Quantum simulation of spin-bath dynamics with trapped ions
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmTyler Keating, Biedermann-Deutsch group (New Mexico/Sandia)
Arbitrary Dicke-state control of symmetric Rydberg ensembles
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmDenis Seletskiy, (Konstanz)
Sub-cycle quantum optics: Direct sampling of vacuum fluctuations in experiment and theory
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmSarah Kaiser, Jennewein group (IQC, Waterloo)
Towards satellite-based quantum communication: field testing the QEYSSAT payload
6:00 pm - 6:30 pmItay Hen, (Southern California)
Quantum annealing for constrained optimization

SESSION 9b: Error correction and estimation (Pavilion I)

Chair: Bryan Eastin (Northrop Grumman)
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmJoshua Combes, (IQC, Waterloo and Perimeter)
Logical randomized benchmarking
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmAndrzej Veitia, van Enk group (Oregon)
Detecting memory effects in QIP architectures
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmEleanor Rieffel, (NASA Ames)
Non-commuting two-local Hamiltonians for quantum error suppression
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmNathan Wiebe, QuArC (Microsoft)
Efficient Bayesian phase estimation
6:00 pm - 6:30 pmTravis Scholten, Blume-Kohout group (Sandia)
Towards a model selection rule for quantum state tomography

SESSION 9c: Kaleidoscope of QI theoretical frontiers (Enchantment E-F)

Chair: Jim Harrington (HRL)
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmMark Wilde, (Louisiana)
Recoverability in quantum information theory
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmJonathan A. Gross, Caves group (New Mexico)
Fisher symmetry and the geometry of quantum states
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmMartin Roetteler, (Microsoft)
Reversible circuit compilation with space constraints
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmJacob Miller, Miyake group (New Mexico)
Quantum computation using genuine two-dimensional symmetry-protected topological order
6:00 pm - 6:30 pmGrant Salton, Hayden group (Stanford)
Spacetime replication of continuous variable quantum information
6:30 pm - 7:30 pmSteering Committee Meeting (Committee Members only) (Sierra Vista, 19th floor)
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmBanquet (Grand Pavilion IV, V, VI)

SQuInT Chief Organizer
Prof. Akimasa Miyake

SQuInT Co-Organizer
Prof. Elohim Becerra

SQuInT Founder
Prof. Ivan Deutsch

SQuInT Administrator
Gloria Cordova
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