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Frontiers of Quantum Simulation with Synthetic Systems
The simulation of quantum mechanics is a difficult computational problem, especially when concerning systems with a large number of degrees of freedom. However, this difficulty may be overcome by using some tunable quantum system to study another less controllable or accessible quantum system, in other words by quantum simulation. Nowadays quantum simulation is an exceptionally vivid field of research embracing several areas of physics, ranging from atomic, molecular, and optical physics, to condensed-matter, nuclear, gravitational and high-energy physics, as well as quantum information science. Advances in the quantum optical manipulation of atoms, molecules and solid-state devices have enabled the realization of experimental platforms whose exquisite control permits systematic investigations of complex many-body phenomena and their potential applications. Current progress continues to generate new challenges for experiments as well as for the theoretical description and conceptualization of such synthetic many-body systems.
These spectacular results have opened new directions of research and more ambitious challenges. The purpose of this event is to bring together young and experienced researchers in the rapidly developing field of quantum simulation with different synthetic platforms: ultracold atoms, photonic systems and electronic materials. The goal will be to allow a close interaction among them and to develop fresh ideas in a pleasant scientific environment. The conference will be divided into a school dedicated to young scientists entering the field, and an international workshop where the latest developments and major challenges, as well as the new directions, will be targeted and discussed.
TOPOICS TO BE PRESENTED:
- Quantum simulation with Cold Atom platforms
Topological states with cold atoms
Long-range interacting systems
Large-spin systems and spinor physics
Transport and dynamics in low-dimensional systems
Quantum metrology and sensing
- Quantum simulation with Photonic platforms
Topology in photonics platforms
Strong photon-photon interactions
Synthetic gauge fields
Chiral quantum optics
Generation of interacting cluster state simulation
- Quantum simulation with Electronic platforms
Fractals in electronic systems
Electronic topological insulators and superconductors
Collinear and non-collinear magnetism
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Registration deadline: September 30, 2020
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Students = R$ 400 Brazilian reais
Postdocs/Professionals = R$ 800 Brazilian reais
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