Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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Benasque Symposium on Topological Quantum Information

2013, Feb 12 -- Feb 16

S. Iblisdir (U. Barcelona), J. Pachos (U. Leeds), B. Paredes (U. Autónoma de Madrid), D. Poilblanc (CNRS, U. Toulouse)

Wednesday, February 13
  • Morning session I - Cold atoms
  • 08:15h
  • Registration
  • 08:40h
  • Engineering Dirac points with ultracold fermions in a tunable honeycomb optical lattice
     L. Tarruell
  • 09:30h
  • Atomic Quantum Simulation of U(N) and SU(N) Non-Abelian Lattice Gauge Theories
     E. Rico

  • Morning session II - Topological Insulators
  • 10:50h
  • Condensate-induced transitions and critical spin chains
     V. Lahtinen
  • 11:20h
  • Topological Phase Transitions in the Golden String-Net Model
     M. Schulz

  • Afternoon session I - Q. Computing
  • 16:30h
  • Many-body models based on quantum double algebras
     C. Brell
  • 17:20h
  • Robustness of quantum memories based on Majorana zero modes
     M. Rizzi

  • Afternoon session II - FQHE/TI
  • 18:40h
  • Fractional Quantum Hall Effect of Lattice Bosons Near Commensurate Flux
     L. Hormozi
  • 19:10h
  • Quantum Simulation Architecture for Lattice Bosons in Arbitrary, Tunable External Gauge Fields
     E. Kapit

    Thursday, February 14
    • Morning session III - Classification of phases
    • 08:40h
    • Topological phases and tensor networks: The role of symmetries
       N. Schuch
    • 09:30h
    • Commuting Pauli Hamiltonians as maps between free modules
       J. Haah

    • Morning session IV - Cold atoms
    • 10:50h
    • Cold bosonic systems under strong gauge fields as simulators. The Hall response function
       N. Barberán
    • 11:20h
    • Bosonic Fractional Quantum Hall States in Rotating Optical Lattices: Projective Symmetry Group Analysis
       T. Duric
    • 18:00h
    • Poster Session

      Friday, February 15
      • Morning session V - Quantum Hall Effect
      • 08:40h
      • Topological characterization of fractional quantum Hall ground states from microscopic Hamiltonians
         F. Pollman
      • 09:30h
      • Fractional Chern Insulators: High temperature Quantum Hall states and beyond
         E. Bergholtz

      • Morning session VI - Classification of phases
      • 10:50h
      • Local topological order inhibits thermal stability in 2D
         O. Landon-Cardinal
      • 11:20h
      • Gapless Hamiltonians for non-injective PEPS
         C. Fernández-González

      • Afternoon session III - Topological Insulators
      • 16:30h
      • Rydberg-Atom Quantum Simulation and Chern Number Characterization of a Topological Mott Insulator
         A. Dauphin
      • 17:00h
      • Statistical Topological Insulators
         J. Edge
      • 17:30h
      • Exactly soluble lattice models for non-abelian states of matter in 2 dimensions
         M. Koch-Janusz

      • Afternoon session IV - Quantum computation
      • 18:40h
      • Robustness of 2d topological order and cluster states using infinite-PEPS
         R. Orus
      • 19:10h
      • Enhancing Memory Times using Domain Walls on Surface Codes
         B. Brown

      • - This conference is partly founded by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad with the grant ACI-PRO-2011-1096.

        - Esta conferencia está financiada parcialmente por el Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad gracias a la ayuda ACI-PRO-2011-1096


        This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

        • logo CSIC
        • Gobierno de Aragón
        • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
        • DPH
        • Universidad de Zaragoza
        • Ayuntamiento de Benasque


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