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2015

Time in physics

Workshop on Time in Physics

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7-11 September 2015

One of the most important questions in the foundations of physics, especially since the discovery of quantum theory, is the nature and role of time. We would like to bring together researchers from different areas ( foundations, thermodynamics, causality theory, relativity and quantum information theory in general) to discuss the role time plays in physics. (more)

2014

Third International Conference on Quantum Error Correction

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15-19 December 2014

Quantum error correction of decoherence and faulty control operations forms the backbone of all of quantum information processing. Despite remarkable progress on this front since the discovery of quantum error correcting codes more than a decade ago, important open problems in both theory and applications to real physical systems remain. (more)

Foundations of quantum mechanics

Foundations of quantum mechanics

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13-17 October 2014

2011

First Annual Conference on Quantum Cryptography

First Annual Conference on Quantum Cryptography

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12-16 September 2011

Quantum cryptography aims to achieve security from fundamental physical principles, such as the quantum mechanical phenomena of entanglement and Heisenberg's uncertainty principle. In the last few years significant progress has been made in the theoretical understanding of quantum cryptography and its technological feasibility has been demonstrated experimentally. Quantum cryptography is therefore regarded as one of the most promising candidates for a future quantum technology. (more)

First Workshop on Quantum Information and Foundations of Thermodynamics

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9-12 August 2011

Can we use quantum information theory to explore the foundations of thermodynamics? Come to discuss topics like thermalization, heat engines, entropy measures in thermodynamics, the information-work relation, state preparation, and thermodynamics of small systems. (more)

2010

Fundamentals Of Physics and Information

Fundamentals Of Physics and Information

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8-11 June 2010

A key focal point of modern physics is understanding the fundamental relationship between information theory and physics. What kind of information processing is possible depends on the laws of nature. Conversely, what kind of information processing is possible limits the laws of nature. (more)

13th Workshop on Quantum Information Processing

13th Workshop on Quantum Information Processing

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18-12 January 2010

Quantum Information Processing (QIP) is a rapidly developing field of research spanning both physics and computer science. As the name implies, the field extends information processing (including computing and cryptography) to physical regimes where quantum effects become significant. (more)

2009

8th Symposium of Topological Quantum Computing

8th Symposium of Topological Quantum Computing

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29-31 August 2009

Topological Quantum Computation is an exciting young field which draws on many areas of Theoretical Physics. Its focus is the exploitation of topologically ordered systems for quantum information processing. The aim of the symposium is to bring together an international set of experts and encourage them to share their latest ideas and start new collaborations. (more)

2008

Information Primitives and Laws of Nature

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13-17 May 2008

Computer science and physics give two different ways of understanding the world. Consider for example a computation. From the perspective of computer science a particular protocol is carried out. This can be broken up into a set of primitive operations and the possibility of performing a given protocol hinges on whether each primitive protocol is possible. (more)

 
 
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