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