SQMS Quantum for Science - March 2024 (London)

from Wednesday, March 20, 2024 (9:00 AM) to Friday, March 22, 2024 (9:00 PM)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Mar 20, 2024
Mar 21, 2024
Mar 22, 2024
AM
10:30 AM --- Morning Bakery, arrival ---
9:00 AM --- Morning Bakery ---
9:30 AM
Day 2, session 1 - Sebastian de Graaf (NPL) (until 11:10 AM) ()
9:30 AM Understanding and eliminating materials sources of decoherence in superconducting qubits - Akshay Murthy (Fermilab)   ()
9:55 AM Tileable 3D-integrated superconducting circuits - Peter Leek (Oxford)   ()
10:20 AM Alternating-Bias Assisted Annealing of JJs for Transmons - David Pappas (Rigetti)   ()
10:40 AM Electron-beam annealing of Josephson junctions for frequency tuning of quantum processors - Connor Shelly (Oxford Quantum Circuits)   ()
11:10 AM --- Mid-Morning Break ---
11:35 AM
Day 2, session 2 - Tobias Lindstrom (NPL) (until 12:50 PM) ()
11:35 AM Quasiparticles vs TLS - Lara Faoro (Google)   ()
12:00 PM A theory for quasiparticle dissipation generated by embedded two-level tunneling atoms - James Sauls (LSU)   ()
12:25 PM Quasiparticle dynamics in on-chip superconducting microwave resonator arrays at single photon regime for hybrid quantum circuits - Kaveh Delfanazari (University of Glasgow)   ()
9:00 AM --- Morning Bakery ---
9:30 AM
Morning session (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:30 AM Dark matter landscape motivating new ideas in quantum sensors (theory intro) - Roni Harnik (Fermilab) Roni Harnik (Fermilab)   ()
9:50 AM Quantum computers and their role in understanding fundamental physics - Wibe de Jong   ()
10:10 AM Quantum Simulators for Fundamental Physics - Silke Weinfurtner Silke Weinfurtner (The University of Nottingham)   ()
11:00 AM --- Mid-Morning Tea/Coffee ---
11:20 AM
Morning session (until 1:00 PM) ()
11:20 AM Quantum technologies for fundamental physics (experiment intro) - Ian Shipsey (University of Oxford (GB))   ()
11:40 AM New ideas for testing particle dark matter and phase transitions in He-3 - Andrew Casey   ()
12:00 PM New ideas for axion searches in superfluid helium - Joshua Foster   ()
12:20 PM Quantum sensor needs for dark matter axion searches - Aaron Chou   ()
PM
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
1:00 PM
Day 1, Welcome Session (until 1:30 PM) ()
1:00 PM STFC Quantum Landscape - Prof. Dave Newbold (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (GB))   ()
1:15 PM The DOE National Quantum Information Science Research Centers - Wibe de Jong Anna Grassellino   ()
1:30 PM
Day 1, session 2 - Anna Grassellino Andrew Casey (until 3:00 PM) ()
1:30 PM Fermilab - Matt Hollister - Matt Hollister   ()
2:00 PM Gran Sasso INFN - Stefano Pirro (INFN - Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Italy)   ()
2:30 PM SnoLab, Andrew Kubik   ()
3:00 PM --- Afternoon Tea/Coffee ---
3:20 PM
Day 1, session 3: Underground / Low Temperature (until 5:00 PM) ()
3:20 PM Boulby - Paul Scovell (STFC)   ()
3:40 PM INFN - Laura Cardani   ()
4:00 PM Jon Prance - Isolab - Jonathan Prance   ()
4:20 PM Jan Nyeki- Cryofree Demag   ()
12:50 PM --- Lunch ---
2:10 PM
Day 2, session 3 - Malcolm Connolly (Imperial) (until 3:25 PM) ()
2:10 PM Investigating Electronic Properties of Materials for Superconducting Qubits through Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy Studies - Maria Iavarone (Temple University)   ()
2:35 PM Imaging single TLS defects in live quantum circuits using scanning gate microscopy - Riju Banerjee (National Physical Laboratory)   ()
3:00 PM Cooling, noise mitigation, and decoherence in quantum circuits immersed in a quantum fluid bath - John Saunders (Royal Holloway, University of London)   ()
3:25 PM --- Afternoon Break ---
3:45 PM
Day 2, session 4 - James Sauls (LSU) (until 5:00 PM) ()
3:45 PM Simulating interactions between a qubit and a resonant two-level system bath - Yaniv Rosen (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)   ()
4:10 PM Characterisation of a 3D aluminium cavity for the QSHS experiments - Yuri Pashkin (Lancaster University)   ()
4:35 PM Experience with TLS effect on the quality factor in 3D SRF Cavities - Alexander Romanenko (Fermilab)   ()
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:15 PM
Day 3 session 3 (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:20 PM New ideas for gravitational wave detection and axion searches (theory) - Sebastian Ellis (Universite de Geneve (CH)) Sebastian Ellis (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
2:40 PM Microwave-Optical Transduction for Quantum Sensors and Sensor Networks - Silvia Zorzetti Dr Silvia Zorzetti (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   ()
3:00 PM New ideas for low-frequency gravitational wave detection with quantum sensors - Tim Kovachy   ()
3:20 PM Cavity based searches for new particles and gravitational waves - Bianca Giaccone (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)   ()
4:00 PM --- Afternoon Tea/Coffee ---
4:20 PM
Day 3: session 4 (until 5:30 PM) ()
4:20 PM SERAPH: Dark Matter using SRF cavities and Superconducting Qubits - Raphael Cervantes   ()
4:40 PM The 'Quantum Sensors for the Hidden Sector' project - Prof. Ed Daw (The University of Sheffield)   ()