Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
Engineering Entanglement for Quantum Metrology
Presented by Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University
The past few years have brought dramatic advances in the ability to engineer many-particle entangled states enabling the operation of quantum-enhanced clocks and sensors. Still, pushing these devices to their fundamental quantum limits remains a daunting challenge. Two formidable adversaries in this quest are noise and dissipation. I will describe strategies for minimizing their detrimental impact to approach the Heisenberg limit, focusing on progress and prospects in experiments with ensembles of cold atoms that “talk” to each other via the light field in an optical resonator.
3:30 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Southwest corner of Las Lomas and Yale, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Refreshments will be available before the colloquium, at 3:15 pm, in the lobby of Dane Smith Hall.
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