August 27-29, 2018, IPAM, U.S.A.

Monday, August 27 | ||

9:00-9:40 | Matthias Troyer (Microsoft Research) | Quantum computing and materials challenges |

10:15-10:55 | Yoshihisa Yamamoto (Stanford University) | Physics of quantum-to-classical crossover and coherent Ising machines |

11:30-12:10 | Garnet Chan (California Institute of Technology) | Algorithms and targets for quantum computers |

14:30-15:10 | Eric Cances (Ecole Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussees) | Density Functional Theory for quantum dots embedded in crystalline matrices |

16:00-16:40 | Edwin Barnes (Virginia Tech) | Modeling and cancellation of noise in semiconductor quantum dot spin qubits |

Tuesday, August 28 | ||

9:00-9:40 | Markus Reiher (ETH Zurich) | What is required for solving chemical problems on a quantum computer? |

10:15-10:55 | Bela Bauer (Microsoft Station Q) | Dynamics of Majorana-based qubits |

11:30-12:10 | Roman Lutchyn (Microsoft Research) | Scalable Designs for Quasiparticle-Poisoning-Protected Topological Quantum Computation with Majorana Zero Modes |

14:30-15:10 | Susan Coppersmith (University of Wisconsin-Madison) | Building a Quantum Computer Using Quantum Dots in Silicon/Silicon-Germanium Heterostructures |

16:00-16:40 | Hidetoshi Nishimori (Tokyo Institute of Technology) | Performance enhancement of quantum annealing by non-traditional quantum driving |

Wednesday, August 29 | ||

9:00-9:40 | Rick Muller (Sandia National Laboratories) | Modeling quantum and nanoscale semiconductor electronic devices |

10:15-10:55 | Yasuyuki Kawahigashi (University of Tokyo) | Topological phases of matter, modular tensor categories and operator algebras |

11:30-12:10 | Sophia Economou (Virginia Tech) | Defects in SiC: Electronic structure, spin control, and spin-photon interfaces |

14:00-14:30 | Zhenghan Wang (Microsoft Research) | Summary |