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Sievert Prize Lecture Series: The Rise of Quantum Machines "Information Theory Meets Quantum Physics"

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Where: Norris University Center, 203 Lake Room, 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Adrienne Mintz   (847) 491-3685

Group: Department of Physics and Astronomy

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic


Please join the Department of Physics and Astronomy in our second annual Sievert Prize Lecture Series! This series takes place every Saturday at 11:00 AM at the Norris University Center from January 7-February 25, 2023

Northwestern Postdoc, Ian Mondragon-Shem, will present an eight-week series on The Rise of Quantum Machines. 

·       January 7- Lecture I: Discovery of the quantum nature of reality, Location- 101B Wildcat Room

·       January 14- Lecture II: Early development of technologies based on quantum phenomena, Location- 203 Lake Room

·       January 21- Lecture III: Creation of quantum systems by design, Location- 101 Wildcat Room

·       January 28- Lecture IV: Information theory meets quantum physics, Location- 203 Lake Room

·       February 4- Lecture V: Quantum computing in principle: quantum physics and the source of its computational power, Location- 202A Northwestern Room

·       February 11- Lecture VI: Quantum computing in practice: the daunting task of constructing a quantum computer, Location- 206 Arch Room

·       February 18- Lecture VII: The power of quantum computers, Location- 202A Northwestern Room

·       February 25-Lecture VIII: Outlook: the quantum ecosystem, impact on society and future quantum revolutions, Location- 203 Lake Room

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