QSEC member, Professor Nirmal Ghimire of GMU leads a group of materials science experts from Mason, NIST, ANL, and ORNL to discover a quantum phenomenon that has the potential to become a building block of future electronic technology emerges at high temperatures from a mechanism not before realized, the result of which is published on Science Advances, doi:10.1126/sciadv.abe2680.
3 pm, November 16, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Jiaxin Yin, Department of Physics, Princeton University
Topic: Tunneling into emergent topological matter
QSEC members Dr. Igor Mazin, Dr. Karen Sauer and student Jaafar Ansari have recently published their collaborative work of DFT-based EFG calculation, Density functional theory-based electric field gradient database, doi:10.1038/s41597-020-00707-8, on Scientific Data.
12 pm, October 27, 2020
Speaker: Professor Fei Li, GMU Department of Computer Science
Topic: Algorithmic Approaches to the MAX-CUT Problem
12 pm, October 20, 2020
Speaker: Xavier Gitiaux, GMU Department of Computer Science; Ian Morris, GMU Department of Physics and Astronomy
Topic: SWAP Test for Arbitrary Number of Quantum States
Prof. Patrick Vora, Director of the QSEC, was recently invited by the Science Off Camera Podcast for an interview on quantum materials, their development and methods of characterization, and the role of QSEC in this research area. The podcast is available here.
The Science Off Camera Podcast is sponsored by Teledyne Princeton Instruments and Teledyne Photometrics and hosted by Dr. Matthew Kose-Dunn and Sebastian Remi, to discuss with scientists and industry leaders in scientific imaging and spectroscopy.
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12 pm, September 29, 2020
Speaker: Ian Morris, GMU Department of Physics and Astronomy
Topic: Quantum Computing with Qiskit
2 pm, September 22, 2020
Dr. Bill Phillips, Nobel Laureate,University of Maryland
Laurie Locascio, VP for Research; University of Maryland
Topic: Quantum Basics for the Curious: A Fireside Chat with Nobel Laureate Dr. Bill Phillips
12 pm, September 15, 2020
Invited Speaker: Andrew Glaudell, Booz Allen Hamilton & GMU Mathematical Sciences Department
Topic: Optimal Two-Qubit Circuits for Universal Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computation
12 pm, August 25, 2020
Invited Speaker: Anton Lukyanenko, GMU Mathematical Sciences Department
Topic: Quantum Algorithms for Optimal Path Finding