2018 Conference on Materials for Quantum Computing (Day 2/4)

Who: Multiple Speakers
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
University Club Ballroom B (second floor)
123 University Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Morning Session Chair: Victor Vakaryuk, Physical Review

9:00 Chris Palmstrøm, UCSB

9:40 Barbara Jones, IBM. The Keldysh-ETH quantum computation algorithm

10:20 Coffee Break

10:50 Philip Kim, Harvard University. Interlayer Excitons and Magneto-Exciton Condensation in van der Waals Heterostructures

11:30 Andrei Bernevig, Princeton. Topology of Twisted Graphene from Topological Quantum Chemistry

12:10 Lunch Break

Afternoon Session Chair: Benjamin Hunt, Carnegie Mellon University

2:00 Andrea Young, UCSB. Correlations in Moire superlattice flat bands: topological order, symmetry breaking, and superconductivity

2:40 Xavier Waintal, CEA Grenoble The Achilles' heel of surface codes -- And -- Why flying qubits might save the day

3:20 Coffee Break

3:50 Matthew Gilbert, Stanford University. The Non-Hermitian Chern Insulator