Christopher Monroe - Quantum Computing with Atoms

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January 29, 2021
3:30PM - 4:30PM
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https://osu.zoom.us/j/92671989711?pwd=djU4aHpXMUc1RkhndVljc1hJMlRhdz09

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Add to Calendar 2021-01-29 15:30:00 2021-01-29 16:30:00 Christopher Monroe - Quantum Computing with Atoms Frontiers in Quantum Information Science and Engineering Webinar Series   Title: Quantum Computing with Atoms   Christopher Monroe, Duke University and IonQ Inc.   Abstract: Trapped atomic ions are the unique quantum computing physical platform that features qubits with essentially infinite idle coherence times. Such atomic clock qubits are controlled with laser beams, allowing densely-connected and reconfigurable universal gate sets. Unlike all other physical platforms for quantum computing, the path to scale involves concrete architectural paths, from shuttling ions between QPU cores to modular photonic interconnects between multiple QPUs.  Full-stack ion trap quantum computers have thus moved away from the physics of qubits and gates and toward the engineering of optical control signals, quantum gate compilation for algorithms, and high level system design considerations. I will summarize the state-of-the-art in these quantum computers and speculate on how they might be used.   Zoom link for Webinar: https://osu.zoom.us/j/92671989711?pwd=djU4aHpXMUc1RkhndVljc1hJMlRhdz09 Webinar ID: 926 7198 9711        Passcode: 743595   More About Christopher Monroe: Christopher Monroe is Professor of ECE and Physics at Duke University and the co-Founder and Chief Scientist of IonQ, Inc. Monroe specializes in the isolation of individual atoms for applications in quantum information science.  At NIST in the 1990s, Monroe led the team that demonstrated the first quantum logic gate. At the University of Michigan (2000-2007) and the University of Maryland (2007-2020), Monroe’s research group pioneered all aspects of trapped atomic ion based quantum computers, making the first steps toward a scalable, reconfigurable, and modular quantum computer system. In 2016, he co-founded IonQ, a startup company leading the way in the fabrication of full-stack quantum computers. Monroe is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and is one of the key architects of the recent U.S. National Quantum Initiative.   Watch the recorded webinar here   SUBSCRIBE to our email list here.   If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Jessi Middleton at middleton.85@osu.edu. Requests made five business day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. https://osu.zoom.us/j/92671989711?pwd=djU4aHpXMUc1RkhndVljc1hJMlRhdz09 Institute for Optical Science spectroscopy@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Frontiers in Quantum Information Science and Engineering Webinar Series

 

Title: Quantum Computing with Atoms

 

Christopher Monroe, Duke University and IonQ Inc.

 

Chris Monroe

Abstract: Trapped atomic ions are the unique quantum computing physical platform that features qubits with essentially infinite idle coherence times. Such atomic clock qubits are controlled with laser beams, allowing densely-connected and reconfigurable universal gate sets. Unlike all other physical platforms for quantum computing, the path to scale involves concrete architectural paths, from shuttling ions between QPU cores to modular photonic interconnects between multiple QPUs.  Full-stack ion trap quantum computers have thus moved away from the physics of qubits and gates and toward the engineering of optical control signals, quantum gate compilation for algorithms, and high level system design considerations. I will summarize the state-of-the-art in these quantum computers and speculate on how they might be used.

 

Zoom link for Webinar:

https://osu.zoom.us/j/92671989711?pwd=djU4aHpXMUc1RkhndVljc1hJMlRhdz09

Webinar ID: 926 7198 9711        Passcode: 743595

 

More About Christopher Monroe:

Christopher Monroe is Professor of ECE and Physics at Duke University and the co-Founder and Chief Scientist of IonQ, Inc. Monroe specializes in the isolation of individual atoms for applications in quantum information science.  At NIST in the 1990s, Monroe led the team that demonstrated the first quantum logic gate. At the University of Michigan (2000-2007) and the University of Maryland (2007-2020), Monroe’s research group pioneered all aspects of trapped atomic ion based quantum computers, making the first steps toward a scalable, reconfigurable, and modular quantum computer system. In 2016, he co-founded IonQ, a startup company leading the way in the fabrication of full-stack quantum computers. Monroe is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and is one of the key architects of the recent U.S. National Quantum Initiative.

 

Watch the recorded webinar here

 

SUBSCRIBE to our email list here.

 

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Jessi Middleton at middleton.85@osu.edu. Requests made five business day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.