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Physics Colloquium: "Quantum sensing and simulation with light and matter"

Speaker Jake Taylor, Joint Quantum Institute/National Institute of Standards and Technology
Date Oct 22, 2014
Time 4:00 pm  
Location 141 Loomis
Cost None
Sponsor Physics Department
Contact Stephanie Johnasson
Phone 217-300-4241
Event type Physics Colloquium
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Originating Calendar Physics - Colloquium
Advances in quantum systems in novel domains -- with ensembles of atoms, spins in solids, superconducting circuits or even mechanical oscillators -- lead to intriguing new possibilities for observing and controlling quantum behavior in increasingly large systems. In this talk, I consider how we can use these systems for quantum-limited measurement and transduction of forces and fields. Furthermore, I will describe techniques that can take these systems into the regime of quantum simulation, communication, and computation. Where possible, I will highlight how these developments have the potential to improve our understanding of quantum many-body systems and to test the properties and behavior of such systems in a controlled setting.
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