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Maxwell’s demon with a Szilard box, as proposed by Bennett. A measurement detects on which side of the inserted separator the particle is, and extracts work with a piston in either case. The cylinder is left in its original state, apparently creating a perpetuum mobile with net work gain. However, the measurement outcome (represented by ‘L’ or ‘R’) had to be stored in a memory register, which was initially in some pure state (represented by ‘—’) and the work cost of resetting it to a pure state again compensates the work gain.

News

08.05.2017

Thesis Distribution Meeting

Students who are interested in working on a thesis in the Quantum Information Theory group are invited to come to our semestral thesis distribution meeting on Monday, 29 May, at 5pm. We will meet in front of HIT K 41.2 and present an overview of current research topics from our group. Read more 

10.03.2017

Solstice of Foundations at ETH Zurich

This June there is going to be a Summer school on quantum foundations (18-21 June) and a Workshop on contextuality (22-23 June) at ETH Zurich co-organised by Dr. Lídia del Rio, a post-doc from our group. Check out the webpage for a list of speakers and more information on the registration process. https://foundations.ethz.ch Read more 

06.03.2017

New PhD Student

We are happy to announce that Raban Iten has started in our group as a PhD student last week. Raban has already worked with several members from our group and will continue this work while also getting more involved with foundations. All the best for the coming years Raban! Read more 

Events

QIT Group Meeting

Monday, 1 May 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- 1 May, no meeting

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Tamás Kriváchy (Master Thesis)

Monday, 24 April 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Sechseläuten, no meeting

Monday, 17 April 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Easter, no meeting

Monday, 10 April 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Martin Lickteig (Master Thesis)

Monday, 3 April 2017
16:00 E41.1 --  Frances Hubis (Master Thesis)

Monday, 27 March 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Mario Berta

Monday, 20 March 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Alexandre Roulet (NUS)

Monday, 13 March 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- No meeting

Monday, 6 March 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Felix Bauer (Semester Thesis)

Monday, 27 February 2017
16:00 E41.1 --  Ralph Silva (Geneva)

Monday, 20 February 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Gilles Pütz

Monday, 13 February 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Joe Renes -- Entropy Zoo

Monday, 9 January 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Johannes Fankhauser (Semester Thesis)

Wednesday, 4 January 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- Raban Iten (Master Thesis)

Monday, 2 January 2017
16:00 E41.1 -- No Meeting

Monday, 25 December 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- No Meeting

Monday, 19 December 2016
16:00 E41.1 --  Veronika Baumann und Arne Hansen (Lugano)

Monday, 12 December 2016
16:00 E41.1 --  Christa Zoufal (Semester Thesis)

Monday, 5 December 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Dominik Janzing (MPI Tübingen)

Monday, 28 November 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- John-Mark Allen (Oxford)

Monday, 21 November 2016
16:00 E41.1 --  

Monday, 14 November 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Vilasini Venkatesh

Monday, 7 November 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Rotem Arnon-Friedman

Monday, 31 October 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Max Kessler

Monday, 17 October 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Markos Karasamanis

Monday, 3 October 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Christopher Portmann

Tuesday, 20 September 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Henrik Wilming (Berlin)

Monday, 19 September 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Axel Dahlberg (Master's Thesis)

Wednesday, 14 September 2016
14:00 E41.1 -- Mischa Woods

Monday, 5 September 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Rotem Arnon-Friedman

Monday, 15 August 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- No Meeting

Monday, 8 August 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- No Meeting

Monday, 1 August 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- No Meeting

Monday, 11 July 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Jean-Daniel Bancal (Basel)

Monday, 4 July 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- No Meeting

Monday, 27 June 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- No Meeting

Wednesday, 15 June 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Cornelia Spee (Innsbruck)

Monday, 13 June 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- No meeting

Friday, 10 June 2016
14:00 E41.1 -- Oscar Dahlsten (Oxford)

Monday, 6 June 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Vojtech Havlicek (ETH)

Friday, 3 June 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Postponed to Monday

Monday, 30 May 2016
16:00 E41.1 --Djordje Pantic and Jens Jäger (Master's and Semester Theses)       

Friday, 20 May 2016
14:00 E41.1 -- David Jennings (Imperial)

Friday, 13 May 2016
16:00 E41.1 --  

Friday, 6 May 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- Andrei Lebedev (ETH)

Friday, 29 April 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- What's up?

Friday, 22 April 2016
16:00 E41.1 -- New time for QIT Group Meeting

Monday, 18 April 2016
No Group Meeting (Sechseläuten)

Monday, 11 April 2016
16:30 E41.1 -- Joe Renes

Monday, 4 April 2016
16:30 E41.1 -- Frederik Lohof (Master's Thesis)

Monday, 27 March 2016
No group meeting (Easter)

Monday, 21 March 2016
16:30 E41.1 -- Christian Klumpp (Master's Thesis)

Friday, 18 March 2016
15:30  E41.1 -- Martí Perarnau (ICFO)

Monday, 14 March 2016
16:30 E41.1 -- Elisa Bäumer (Master's Thesis)

Monday, 7 March 2016
16:30  E41.1 -- Roland Riek (ETH)

Monday, 29 February 2016
16:30  K52 -- Matthias Strodtkoetter (Master's thesis)

Monday, 22 February 2016
15:15  E41.1 -- Michael Walter (Stanford)

Monday, 15 February 2016
15:15  E41.1 -- Tobias Sutter (ETH)

Monday, 1 February 2016
15:15 E41.1 -- Karen Hovhannisyan (ICFO)

Monday, 25 January 2016
15:15 K51 -- QIP review

 
 
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