Program

Monday 16

Morning Sessions
10:30

Opening
Course director: Miguel A. Martin-Delgado

11:00

"Long range quantum entanglement:
A unification of light and electrons"

X.-G. Wen, (Department of Physics, MIT Cambridge, MA, USA)

12:00

"Quantum simulations using classical and quantum computers"
J.I. Cirac, (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik Garching, Alemania)

Afternoon Sessions
16:30

"Topological interactions, anyons and quantum computation"
F. A. Bais, (Institute for Theoretical Physics Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

17:30

"From abelian to non-abelian statistics: a physical model"
J.K. Pachos, (Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Leeds University UK)

Tuesday 17

Morning Sessions
10:00

"Long range quantum entanglement:
Topological order and tensor category theory"

X.-G. Wen, (Department of Physics, MIT Cambridge, MA, USA)

11:00

"Projected entangled-pair states: properties and applications"
J.I. Cirac, (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik Garching, Alemania)

12:00

"Understanding topological order:
Quantum symmetries and their breaking"

F. A. Bais, (Institute for Theoretical Physics Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Afternoon Sessions
16:30

"D-Colexes and Topological Color Codes"
Miguel A. Martin-Delgado (Dept. Física Teórica I, Univ. Complutense, Madrid, España)

17:30

"Fault-tolerant quantum computation
with high threshold in two dimensions"

R. Raussendorf, (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)

Wednesday 18

Morning Sessions
10:00

"Engineering Devices for
Topologically Protected Quantum Computation"

Dr. A. Fabricio Albuquerque, (Institute for Theoretical Physics - ETH Zurich)

11:00

"Quantum Measurements and Gates by Code Deformation"
H. Bombín (Dept. Física Teórica I, Univ. Complutense, Madrid, España)

Afternoon: Excursions
and Visits to Historical Places

Thursday 19

Morning Sessions
10:00

"Quantum Information Processing with Polar Molecules, Part I"
P. Zoller, (Institut fuer Theoretische Physik Innsbruck, Austria)

11:00

"Dynamical stability of topological quantum memory:
towards rigorous results"

M. Horodecki, (Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Gdansk)

12:00

"Detecting Anyon Statistics with Electronic Mach-Zehnder Interferometer"
D.E. Feldman, (Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence RI, USA)

Afternoon Sessions
16:30

"Laughlin Quasiparticles as Realization of Anyons in Nature"
V. J. Goldman, (Quantum Transport Lab, Department of Physics State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)

Friday 20

Morning Sessions
10:00

"Interferometry of Laughlin Quasiparticles"
V. J. Goldman, (Quantum Transport Lab, Department of Physics State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)

11:00

"Quantum Information Processing with Polar Molecules, Part II"
P. Zoller, (Institut fuer Theoretische Physik Innsbruck, Austria)

12:00

Diploma Session
Closing Conference
Miguel A. Martin-Delgado