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14 September 2020 – 17 September 2020 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Quantum Computing and Simulation with Atoms and Ions (Joint with Laser Science) (JM4A)

Presider: Birgitta Whaley, University of California Berkeley

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13:45 - 14:15
(UTC - 04:00)

Simulating Gravity via Many-body Teleportation (JM4A.1)
Presenter: Norman Yao, University of California, Berkeley

The conventional context for quantum teleportation is to leverage entanglement between a few, well-controlled degrees of freedom in order to transmit quantum information. This talk will describe a new class of many-body teleportation protocols capable of identifying gravitational dynamics and distinguishing between decoherence and quantum information scrambling.

Authors:Norman Yao, University of California, Berkeley

14:15 - 14:45
(UTC - 04:00)

Engineering Quantum Spin Models with Atoms and Light (JM4A.2)
Presenter: Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University

Optically controlled interactions among cold atoms open new opportunities in quantum simulation, metrology, and computation. I will report on engineering and harnessing long-range spin interactions in cavity-QED and Rydberg-atom experiments.

Authors:Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University

14:45 - 15:15
(UTC - 04:00)

Quantum Firmware: Ingredients and Applications (JM4A.3)
Presenter: Cornelius Hempel, University of Sydney

Quantum firmware captures the layer between physical gate operations and their logical equivalent at a higher level. Our experiments on trapped-ion qubits demonstrate its use to suppress errors, error correlations and increase gate robustness.

Authors:Cornelius Hempel, University of Sydney

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