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NW Quantum Workshop Agenda

Thursday, February 20, 2020

8:15 amLight breakfast and coffee
8:35 amOpening welcome and logistics from Peter Engels (WSU)
8:40 amOpening remarks by Brian Saam (WSU) on behalf of the Department of Physics and Astronomy
8:45 amOpening remarks by Matt Jockers (Dean of the WSU College of Arts and Sciences) on behalf of Washington State University
8:55 amOpening remarks by Ananth Kalyanaraman (WSU) on behalf of WSU Quantum Initiative
9:00 amNathan Baker (PNNL) “Quantum Research at Pacific Northwest National Lab”
9:30 amYong Chen (Purdue) “Quantum Technologies at Purdue”
10:00amDeep Gupta (UW) “Ultracold Atoms and Molecules Research at UW”
10:45amFei Zhou (UBC) “Reversible Far-Away-From Equilibrium Dynamics near Quantum Critical Points: Entropy production, Viscosity and Conformal Symmetry”
11:00amErik Frieling (UBC) “Deviation from Universality in Ultra-cold Reactions of 6Li2 Dimers”
11:30amErhan Saglamyurek (UA) “Towards a Broadband Photonic Quantum Memory in Bose-Einstein Condensate”
12:00pmLunch and Poster Session
1:45 pmSean Mossman (WSU) “Synthetic Spin-orbit Coupling for Quantum Simulation in BECs”
2:00 pmJeff McGuirk (SFU) "Modifying Spin Diffusion in a Nondegenerate Ultracold Gas"
2:30 pmAndrei Tretiakov (UA) “Microwave-to-optical Transduction in Atomic Vapors"
3:00 pmMichael Forbes (WSU) “Quantum Simulation: From Cold Atoms to Neutron Stars”
3:30 pmBreak
Location change: Physics Department for reception and colloquium
4:00 pmColloquium by Yong Chen
5:00 pmReception (appetizers and beverages)
5:30 pmLab tours Engels, Saam
End of program for the day - participants can have dinner on their own, but we will arrange a group for Birch and Barley

End of program for the day – people can have dinner on their own, but we will arrange a group for Birch and Barley



Friday, February 21, 2020

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