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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row


Synthetic Topological Matter

Scientific Coordinators: Julia Meyer, Gil Refael, Kirill Shtengel


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Engineering nonequilibrium Dynamics of open quantum Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Adolfo del Campo, Martin Plenio, Armin Rahmani


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The institute offers various opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty members.

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Public Outreach

Our public outreach program aims to make scientific results accessible to the general public. Active scientists speak about their recent work and explain it to a lay public with an interest in natural sciences, or to school children of different ages.

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Colloquium: Quantum Memories

Prof. Dr. Georgi Dvali (LMU München / New York Univ.)

27 May 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

Colloquium: Programming Shape

Prof. Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan (Harvard University, USA)

03 Jun 2019, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 1+2

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Anne Herrmann (University of Cambridge)

12 Jun 2019, 02:00 PM Room 1D1


Publication Highlights

Measuring topology from dynamics by obtaining the Chern number from a linking number

Integer-valued topological indices, characterizing nonlocal properties of...

Publication Highlights

Quantum localization bounds Trotter errors in digital quantum simulation

Quantum computers promise to solve certain computational problems exponentially...