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בניין רוס, קריית אדמונד י. ספרא. תמונה: דרור בר-נתן, סתיו 2001
ראשיסמינריוניםQuantum Reading Seminarb
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Past talks


Fall 2009/2010 Semester
 
Wed, 28 Oct 2009, 10:30
Speaker: Or Sattath , Hebrew University
In Theory Seminar

Spring 2008/2009 Semester
 
Thu, 25 Jun 2009, 13:00
Speaker: Gilad Gour , Institute for Quantum Information Science at the University of Calgary
A joint seminar with a special seminar in physics. Lunch provided in the middle.
 
Efficient simulation of adiabatic evolution in 1d. Proofs and beyond.
Thu, 21 May 2009, 13:00
Speaker: Gilad Freedman , Hebrew University
Gilad will present Matt Hastings recent proof (using his celebrated area law result) that adiabatic evolution in 1d can be simulated efficiently when the Hamiltonian has a gap. Gilad will also present his lab project on the subject, suggesting that a significant improvement on Matt's method should work, though there is no proof yet.
 
Wed, 13 May 2009, 10:30
Speaker: Itai Arad , Hebrew University
Time 10:30-12:00 - Note the special date and time!
 
Tensor networks in quantum computatoin. Introduction to Hamiltonian complexity part I.
Wed, 01 Apr 2009, 13:00
Speaker: Itai Arad , Hebrew University
I will first show how quantum states and operations can be cast in terms of tensor networks. Using this notation, I will discuss a particular type of a tensor network, called MPS (matrix product states). I will show the well-known result by Vidal [arXiv:quant-ph/0301063 or Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 147902 (2003)] which shows how to use MPSs to classically simulate quantum circuits with low entanglement. If time will permits, I will also discuss another useful tensor network [Vidal 06] and [Vidal arXiv:0706.0868 or Phys. Rev. A 77, 052328 (2008)], called MERA.
 
Background In Quantum Computation
Thu, 12 Mar 2009, 12:00
Speaker: Dorit Aharonov , Hebrew University
A special seminar - since it will be directed only to people with no (or very little) background in quantum computation who might be interested in joining the seminar (and possibly also for taking it for credit). Whoever falls into one of those categories, or simply wants to hear a low level informal but power-pointed introduction to the subject, is welcome

Fall 2008/2009 Semester
 
The Pursuit For Uniqueness: Extending Valiant-Vazirani Theorem to the Probabilistic and Quantum Settings
Sun, 04 Jan 2009, 16:00
Speaker: Or Sattath , Hebrew University
     
Wed, 10 Dec 2008, 10:30
Speaker: Elad Eban , Hebrew University
Note the special date and time!
* indicates a special talk, not on the regular time-slot or place