# Seminars and Talks

This page lists seminars and talks relevant to this group.

### Upcoming Seminars

### Past Seminars

#### Prof. Ignacio Cirac, Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics

Institute of Physics Seminar - Efficient descriptions of many-body quantum systems with tensor networks (Slides)

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 at 16:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth PCT, Science Building, North Campus#### Nina Berner, Trinity College Dublin

Chemistry on Surfaces - Interdisciplinary Adventures of a Physicist

Friday, November 22, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall D, Arts Block, North Campus#### Hans Hansson, Nordita (Stockholm)

Effective Theories for Topological Superconductors

Friday, November 29, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall D, Arts Block, North Campus#### Elliot Kapit, Universityof Oxford

T.B.A.

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall D, Arts Block, North Campus#### Veselin Filev, DIAS

Holographic Magnetic Catalysis

Friday, October 18, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, Arts Block, North Campus#### Axel Maas,Univeristy of Jena, Germany

G2 Guage Theories

Friday, October 11, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, Arts Block, North Campus#### Silvia Viola Kusminskiy, Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems, F.U. Berlin

Current-induced forces in mesoscopic systems: a scattering matrix approach

Friday, June 14, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth PCT, Science Building#### Maria Hermanns, University of Cologne, Germany

Topological entanglement entropy made classical

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 12:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth PCT, Science Building#### Ville Lahtinen, University of Amsterdam

Condensate-induced transitions and critical spin chains

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, Arts Block#### David Kribs (Guelph)

Spin squeezing and Schrodinger-cat-state generation in atomic samples with Rydberg blockade

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Room 1.10, Maths Physics Dept., Science Building, NUIM#### Thomas Opatrny (Palacky University , Czech Republic)

Spin squeezing and Schrodinger-cat-state generation in atomic samples with Rydberg blockade

Friday, May 10 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, Arts Block#### Jyrki Piilo (University of Turku, Finland)

Quantum decoherence and memory effects in open quantum systems

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, NUIM#### Julien Vidal (LPTMC Paris)

Topological phase transitions in the golden string-net model.

Friday, April 26, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, NUIM#### Maria-Theresa Rieder (ZEDAT F.U. Berlin)

Reentrant topological phase transitions in a disordered spinless superconducting wire.

Friday, April 19, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, NUIM#### Andreas Ruschhaupt (UCC)

Shortcuts to Adiabaticity and their Stability.

Friday, March 1, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, NUIM#### Niall Moran

Topological d-Wave Pairing Structures in Jain States.

Friday, February 15, 2013 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall C, NUIM#### Mauro Paternostro, Queen's University Belfast

Quantum Discord Bounds the Amount of Distributed Entanglement

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall D, NUIM#### Meera Parish, University College London

Two-Dimensional Dipolar Fermi Gases

Friday, November 23, 2012 at 14:00h

N.U.I. Maynooth Hall D, NUIM#### Sebas Eliens (University of Amsterdam)

Observables and Topological Symmetry Breaking Phase Transitions.

Friday, October 26, 2012 at 14:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall D, NUIM#### Brian Dolan (N.U.I. Maynooth)

The Thermodynamics of Black Holes

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 14:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall D, NUIM#### Stefano Sanvitos (Trinity College)

Quantitative Quantum Transport Theory Exploring Topological Materials and Spin Excitations

Friday, February 10, 2012 at 14:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall D, NUIM#### Eoin O. Colgain (Korean Institute for Advanced Study)

Fermionic T-duality

Friday, December 06, 2011 at 14:00h

NUI Maynooth Physics Hall, NUIM#### Frank Pollmann (Max Plank Institute)

Topological phases in 1D: An entanglement point of view

Friday, October 14, 2011 at 14:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall D, Arts Building, NUIM#### Wojciech Celga (Wroclaw University)

Introductory Lecture On Quantum Logic

Friday, September 30, 2011 at 14:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall D, Arts Building, NUIM#### Layla Hormozi (Joint Quantum Institute, NIST and University of Maryland)

Quantum Hall Effect for Lattice Bosons

Friday, May 20, 2011 at 15:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Joe Fitzsimons (Centre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore/U.C.D.)

Universal blind quantum computation

Friday, April 15, 2011 at 15:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Prof. Sander Bais (University of Amsterdam)

Extending the paradigm of symmetry breaking to topological oreders

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 11:00h

NUI Maynooth Theatre 1, Arts Building, NUIM#### Niall Moran (Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain, ENS, Paris)

Supersymmetry on the Lattice

Friday, March 25, 2011 at 15:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Ciara Morgan (Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS, Singapore)

Quantum information, channels and capacity

Friday, December 17, 2010 at 15:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Germán Sierra (Instituto de Física Teórica, UAM-CSIC, Madrid, Spain)

Quantum Entanglement in Many Body Systems

Friday, December 10, 2010 at 15:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Germán Sierra (Instituto de Física Teórica, UAM-CSIC, Madrid, Spain)

On the spectral interpretation of the Riemann zeros

Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 15:30h

DIAS, Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Nicolas Regnault (LPA-ENS, Paris)

Extracting excitations from a fractional quantum Hall groundstate

slides

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 15:00h

NUI Maynooth Tutorial room 7, John Hume building#### Eddy Ardonne (NORDITA, Sweden)

What constitutes a topological phase? A case study

Friday, November 19, 2010 at 15:00h

NUI Maynooth Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Wojciech Cegla (Wroclaw)

An orthomodularity condition and Quantum Mechanics

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 15:00h

Hall A, Arts Building, NUIM#### Fiona Burnell (Oxford)

The devil is in the dipoles: cold dipolar gases in 1-d optical lattices

Friday, April 9, 2010 at 14:00h

Common room, Dept. Mathematical Physics, NUI Maynooth#### Eoin O'Colgain Korean Institute for Advanced Study

Schrödinger invariant solutions of M-theory (an attempt at non-relativistic AdS/CFT)

Slides

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 10:30h

Common room, Dept. Mathematical Physics, NUI Maynooth#### Mark Howard (UC Santa Barbara)

Tight Noise Thresholds for Quantum Computation with Perfect Stabilizer Operations

Friday, December 18, 2009

NUI Maynooth CS1, Callan Building, NUIM.#### Steve Simon (Oxford University and E.T.S. Walton Visiting Fellow at NUI Maynooth)

COLLOQUIUM: Topological Phases of Matter and Why You Should Be Interested

Friday, October 2, 2009 at 14:00h

Callan Hall South Campus, NUI Maynooth#### Andreas Winter (Bristol University)

Non-additivity of quantum channel capacities

Monday, April 27, 2009 at 14:00h

Dias, School of Theoretical Physics.#### Niall Moran (NUI Maynooth)

DMRG: Microscope for Exotic Quantum Materials

Launch of National HPC Service and HPC Hub Thursday, February 9, 2009 at 16:05h

Royal Irish Academy.#### Jiannis Pachos (University of Leeds)

The drunken slalom

NUI Maynooth Friday, November 28, 2008 at 15:15h

CS1, Callan Building.#### Vladimir Malinovsky (MagiQ Technologies Inc.)

Chirped pulse adiabatic control in quantum information and CARS microscopy

NUI Maynooth Friday, November 7, 2008 at 15:15h

CS1, Callan Building.#### Vladimir Malinovsky (MagiQ Technologies Inc.)

Collapse and revival of entanglement of two interacting qubits

Dias, Tuesday, November 4, 2008

School of Theoretical Physics.#### Mathias Christandl (Lehrstuhl für theoretische Festkörperphysik, Munich, Germany)

Post-Selection Technique for Permutation-Invariant Quantum Channels

Dias, Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 15:30h

School of Theoretical Physics.#### Parsa Bonderson (Microsoft Station Q)

Measurement-Only topological Quantum Computation (Abstract/Slides)

Dias, Thursday, July 21, 2008 at 15:30h

School of Theoretical Physics.#### Paul Fendley (University of Virginia, Charlottesville / Oxford)

Topological Entanglement Entropy from the Holographic Partition Function

Dias, Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 14:00h

School of Theoretical Physics.#### Paul Fendley (University of Virginia, Charlottesville / Oxford)

Topological Order from Quantum Loops and Nets

NUI Maynooth, Friday, May 23, 2008 at 15:15h

PCT Theatre, Science Building.#### Simon Trebst (Microsoft Research)

Collective states of interacting anyons: Things golden

Dias, Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 11:00h

School of Theoretical Physics.#### Simon Trebst (Microsoft Research)

Quantum loop gases and topological order

NUI Maynooth, Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 16:00h

PCT Theatre, Science Building.#### Nicolas Regnault (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris)

Multi-component fractional quantum Hall effect

DIAS, Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 15:30h#### Eddy Ardonne (NORDITA)

DIAS, February 28, 2008 http://www.stp.dias.ie/TPPG/seminars.shtml

NUI Maynooth, February 29, 2008 http://www.thphys.may.ie/Seminars.html#### Graphene with geometrically induced vorticity

Jiannis Pachos (Leeds University)

DIAS, October 16, 2007

#### Quantum Hall Interferometry

Parsa Bonderson(Microsoft Research)

DIAS, September 20, 2007

#### Towards Microscopic Models with Topological Order

Kirill Shtengel (University of California)

NUI Maynooth, September 19, 2007

#### The Unexpected Physics of Modern Wireless Communication

Steve Simon (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs)

DIAS, September 6, 2007

NUI Maynooth, September 7, 2007

#### Nanoscale magnetism

Hans-Benjamin Braun (University College Dublin)

NUI Maynooth, December 1, 2006

#### Simulating higher transcendental mathematical functions with quantum mechanics

Jason Twamley (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

NUI Maynooth, September 12, 2006

#### Entanglement, purity and energy of discrete and continuous variable quantum states

Derek McHugh (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic)

NUI Maynooth, August 18, 2006

#### Quantum error correcting subsystems

David W. Kribs (University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada)

NUI Maynooth, July 24, 2006

#### Efficient transmission of quantum information

Tony Dorlas (STP DIAS)

NUI Maynooth, February 10, 2006

#### Topological Quantum Computation

Jiri Vala (NUI Maynooth)

NUI Maynooth, December 2, 2005