Previous talks

Day 1
07 Oct 2020

Quantum Computing and Fundamental Physics

This talk has three parts. In part 1, I discuss the current status and near-term prospects for quantum computing and quantum simulation. In part 2, I emphasize the opportunity to...
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John Preskill
Day 2
04 Nov 2020

Application of Quantum Machine Learning to High Energy Physics Analysis at LHC using Quantum Computer Simulators and Quantum Computer Hardware

Machine learning enjoys widespread success in High Energy Physics (HEP) analysis at LHC. However the ambitious HL-LHC program will require much more computing resources in the next two decades. Quantum...
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Sau Lan Wu
Day 3
02 Dec 2020

Solving quantum lattice gauge theories with quantum computers

Quantum many-body systems are very hard to simulate, as computational resources (time and memory) typically grow exponentially with system size. Quantum computers or analog quantum simulators can circumvent this problem...
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Ignacio Cirac
Day 4
13 Jan 2021

The CERN Quantum Technology Initiative: a Hub for Collaborative R&D in Quantum Information Science

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, operates the largest particle accelerator in the world and is at the core of international programmes on fundamental physics research. CERN has a...
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Alberto Di Meglio
Day 5
03 Feb 2021

Tackling Tracking with Quantum Computation

To investigate the fundamental nature of matter and its interactions, particles are accelerated to very high energies and collided, producing a multitude of other particles. Identifying these collision products, as...
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Yasser Omar
Day 6
03 Mar 2021

Quantum Computation and Quantum Simulation of the Lattice Schwinger Model

In this talk, an introduction into the general functionality of a quantum computer will be given and the state-of-the-art of the Innsbruck trapped-ion quantum computer is briefly reviewed. We present...
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Rainer Blatt
Day 7
07 Apr 2021

High-dimensional lattice gauge theory simulations at finite density with unconstrained tree tensor networks

We present some recent developments on the development of efficient unconstrained tree tensor networks algorithms and their application to high-dimensional strongly correlated quantum systems. We present their application to the...
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Simone Montangero
Day 8
05 May 2021

The Fermilab Quantum Science and Technology Program

Quantum Science and Technology (QS&T) exploits quantum properties of physical systems for acquiring, communicating, and processing information beyond classical capabilities. Successful applications of QS&T could be beneficial, potentially transformational, for...
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Panagiotis Spentzouris
Day 9
02 Jun 2021

Towards simulating 2D effects in lattice gauge theories on a quantum computer

Gauge theories are the most successful theories for describing nature at its fundamental level, but obtaining analytical or numerical solutions often remains a challenge. We propose an experimental quantum simulation...
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Christine Muschik
Day 10
07 Jul 2021

Engineering local U(1) symmetry in artificial systems

In this talk, I will present our work on analog simulators of a U(1) gauge theory in one spatial dimension. To engineer the local gauge symmetry, we employ inter-species spin-changing...
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Fred Jendrzejewski
Day 11
08 Sep 2021

Exploring applications of quantum computing at CERN

The computing and storage requirements for the upcoming High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider programme represent a considerable challenge for CERN and the High Energy Physics community in general. For this reason,...
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Elías F. Combarro
Day 12
06 Oct 2021

From tensor networks to quantum computations of lattice field theories

We will explore U(1) lattice gauge theories with topological terms in D=1,2 and 3 spatial dimensions. For D=1, we scrutinize mass perturbation theory at small positive and negative fermion masses,...
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Karl Jansen
Day 13
03 Nov 2021

Quantum (Inspired) Algorithms for Collider Physics

Particle physicists have developed numerous classical algorithms to process data from high-energy particle collisions.  Computational efficiency is an important criteria for selecting collider data analysis strategies, which is often weighed more...
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Jesse Thaler
Day 14
01 Dec 2021

Quantum Computation for Quantum Field Theories and Nuclear Physics

Theoretical predictions of the properties and dynamics of quantum many-body systems of importance to nuclear physics research, from field theories to dense and/or non-equlibrium matter to systems of neutrinos, require,...
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Martin Savage
Day 15
09 Feb 2022

Reflected entropy in holography and beyond

The reflected entropy is a measure of correlation introduced in the context of holography, where it has a simple and compelling geometric interpretation. In addition to providing a new way...
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Patrick Hayden
Day 16
09 Mar 2022

Dimensional Reduction of Gauge Theories and Quantum Simulations

We derive and discuss one- and two-dimensional models for classical electromagnetism by making use of Hadamard’s method of descent. Low-dimensional electromagnetism is conceived as a specialization of the higher dimensional...
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Saverio Pascazio
Day 17
13 Apr 2022

Quantum Generative Models in High Energy Physics

Theoretical and algorithmic advances, availability of data, and computing power have opened the door to exceptional perspectives for application of classical Deep Learning in the most diverse fields of science,...
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Sofia Vallecorsa
Day 18
11 May 2022

Quantum Computing and Quantum Technology Activities at DESY

Quantum Technologies and especially Quantum Computing are strongly evolving fields in HEP. There are several initiatives on national, European and international level. In Germany, the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron – DESY, in...
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Kerstin Borras
Day 19
08 Jun 2022

Hybridized Quantum Algorithms for Simulation of Chemistry and Field Theory

In this lecture I will discuss recent developments by my colleagues and I that examine the application of novel and hybridized methods for simulating physical systems by transforming into the...
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Nathan Wiebe
Day 20
14 Dec 2022

Quantum Simulation of Effective Field Theories

I will review the recent results on using quantum algorithms to understand fundamental properties in High Energy Physics. The goal of this work is to allow the calculation of important...
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Christian Bauer
Day 21
11 Jan 2023

The role of Tensor Networks in simulations of Hamiltonian Lattice Gauge theories

In this tutorial I will detail how the problem of Lattice Gauge theories, cast in Hamiltonian formalism (Kogut-Sussking and beyond), can be tackled with Tensor Networks (TNs) numerical methods. I...
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Pietro Silvi
Day 22
08 Feb 2023

Toward building a quantum-simulation program for QCD

While an extremely successful theoretical and computational program called lattice quantum chromodynamics (QCD) has enabled a first-principles look into some properties of matter, we have yet to come up with...
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Zohreh Davoudi
Day 23
08 Mar 2023

Tensor Networks and Holographic Quantum Gravity

I will describe the use of tensor networks as a conceptual tool to understand aspects of holographic models of quantum gravity. These networks illuminate some of the many ways in...
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Brian Swingle
Day 24
10 May 2023

Lattice gauge theories: simulation strategies

We will discuss three different aspects in the simulation of lattice gauge theories: (1) we will see how tensor network methods allow to have access to real-time dynamics in these...
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Enrique Rico Ortega
Day 25
14 Jun 2023

Quantum Simulation of Collective Neutrino Oscillations

In extreme astrophysical environments like supernova explosions, the large neutrino density can lead to collective flavor oscillations driven by neutrino-neutrino interactions. These phenomena are important to describe flavor transport and...
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Alessandro Roggero
Day 26
08 Nov 2023

Quantum Simulations of Lattice Gauge Theories in two-dimensions

I will discuss state preparation and observable evaluation in abelian and non-abelian lattice gauge theories in two dimensions via digital quantum simulations.     Seminar video: QuantHEP Seminar YouTube channel Seminar...
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Elisa Ercolessi
Day 27
13 Dec 2023

Quantum simulation of far-from-equilibrium gauge-theory dynamics

Gauge theories are a fundamental framework of modern physics and the staple of the Standard Model. Their principal property, gauge symmetry, implements the laws of nature through intrinsic local relations...
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Jad C. Halimeh