Meetings/Workshops on Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information Theory in the United States (USA)
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The Physics of Modularity
01 Dec 2020 - 04 Dec 2020 • UC Santa Barbara, United States
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP)
Modularity is at the heart of many deep results in mathematics--from the proof of Fermat’s last theorem to moonshine to the Langlands correspondence. At the same time, modular group representations and automorphic forms underlie many interesting physical phenomena in quantum field theory and string theory, including understanding of dualities, boundary conditions, and supersymmetric black holes, among other things. This conference will bring together physicists and mathematicians to discuss emerging connections between a web of fundamental objects in physics and mathematics, united in the crucial role played by modularity.
new moonshines and mock modular forms; vertex operator algebras arising in supersymmetric gauge theories; topological invariants of 3- and 4-manifolds; topological QFTs and topological phases in condensed matter physics; topological string theory, Donaldson-Thomas theory, and enumerative geometry; scattering amplitudes in string theory; 2d conformal field theories, the modular bootstrap, and connections to 3d quantum gravity
DAMOP 2021 — 52nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics APS Meeting
31 May 2021 - 04 Jun 2021 • Fort Worth, TX, United States
American Physical Society (APS)
AIM Workshop: Analysis on the hypercube with applications to quantum computing
07 Jun 2021 - 11 Jun 2021 • San Jose, United States
American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose
This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to analysis on the hypercube. The topics of the workshop will include harmonic analysis on the hypercube, Markov-Bernstein type inequalities, and martingales and Bellman functions.
Entangled Quantum States of Matter: Classification, Creation, Manipulation, Detection
21 Jun 2021 - 24 Jun 2021 • UC Santa Barbara, United States
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP)
This conference will explore many aspects of entangled quantum states of matter, with an eye towards their eventual experimental realization. These include non-Fermi liquids, symmetry-protected topological states, and topologically-ordered quantum matter such as gapped and gapless quantum spin liquids. Some of these states harbor nontrivial boundary or edge modes which will also be highlighted. Different topics will be covered including: the classification of entangled topological states which provide a roadmap of what is possible; investigations on how to engineer models built with realistic ingredients guided by theoretical explorations of their phase diagrams; and proposals for the right observables to detect and manipulate these states which can bring them closer from an abstract idea to reality. This conference will bring together experts on many aspects of highly-entangled quantum matter and help connect experts on mathematical aspects of classification and those with numerical expertise that provide information on phase diagrams with experimentalists striving to engineer these states in the lab.
Gordon Research Conference — Electron Spin Interactions with Chiral Molecules and Materials
01 Aug 2021 - 06 Aug 2021 • Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, United States
Gordon Research Seminar — Quantum Control of Light and Matter
07 Aug 2021 - 08 Aug 2021 • Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, United States
Gordon Research Conference — Quantum Control of Light and Matter
08 Aug 2021 - 13 Aug 2021 • Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, United States
The Gordon Research Seminar on Quantum Control of Light and Matter is a unique forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists with comparable levels of experience and education to present and exchange new data and cutting edge ideas.
Theoretical and Experimental Techniques for Coherent Quantum Control With Strong Fields
Gordon Research Seminar — Correlated Electron Systems
25 Jun 2022 - 26 Jun 2022 • Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, United States
Gordon Research Conference — Correlated Electron Systems
26 Jun 2022 - 01 Jul 2022 • Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, United States
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Last updated: 24 September 2020