Quantum Coherent Properties of Spins II

Pacific Institute of Theoretical Physics
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dec 4-6, 2009

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An artist's view of decoherence in a quantum computer.
The dimerized Mn-12 molecule.
All sessions will be in Hennings 318, 6224 Agricultural Rd, except the morning session on Friday which will be in Ampel 311 (the Brimacombe Building), 2355 East Mall.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Location: Ampel 311 (morning) and Hennings 318 (after lunch)

08.30-08.45 OPENING INTRODUCTION: Organisers
08.45-09.15 Eigler: A long and beautiful life: True confessions of a spin
09.15-9.45 Davis: Emergence of the hidden order state from the Fano lattice; slides
9.45-10.30 DISCUSSION
10.30-11.00 Frank: Magnetism and charge transport in organic ferromagnetic semiconductors; slides
11.00-11.30 Yamashita: Perspectives on multi-functional single-molecule and single-chain magnets; slides
11.30-12.15 DISCUSSION
12.15-13.30 LUNCH
13.30-14.00 Prokof'ev: Wandering amongst the Feynman diagrams; slides
14.00-14.30 Trugman: Quasiparticles, dynamics, and coupled nanowires; slides
14.30-15.00 Berciu: Momentum average approximations for single polarons; slides
15.00-16.00 DISCUSSION
16.00-16.30 Sawatzky: Electronic polarons in narrow band semiconductors and metals; slides
16.30-17.00 Stamp: Decoherence around loops: polarons with a twist; slides
17.00-18.00 DISCUSSION
18.00-onward DINNER, etc

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Location: Hennings 318

09.00-09.30 Rinehart: Slow magnetic relaxation in trigonal prismatic U-III complex; slides
09.30-10.00 Harris: Slow Magnetic relaxation in a high-spin Fe-II complex; slides
10.00-11.00 DISCUSSION
11.00-11.30 Wegner: Tuning the spin coupling in bottom-up fabricated V-TCNE complexes; slides
11.30-12.00 Folk: Ballistic spin resonance; slides
12.00-12.45 DISCUSSION
12.45-14.00 LUNCH
14.00-14.30 Burin: Spin correlated dynamics on Bethe lattice; slides
14.30-15.00 Kent: Random-field dipolar Ising ferromagnetism in molecular magnets
15.00-16.00 DISCUSSION
16.00-16.30 Kycia: Determining the low-T phase diagram of dilute Ho:LiYF; slides
16.30-17.00 Spivak:Frustrated phase separation and supersolids in 2D & quasi-2D dipolar Bose liquids; slides
17.00-18.00 DISCUSSION
18.00-onward DINNER, etc

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Location: Hennings 318

09.00-09.30 Boehme: Spin coherence of P donor qubits near the Si/SiO2 interface ; slides
09.30-10.00 Morley: Long-lived electrically detected spin coherence in Si; slides, movie
10.00-11.00 DISCUSSION
11.00-11.30 Wolkow: Controlled coupling & Occupation of Si atomic quantum dots at room temperature; slides
11.30-12.30 DISCUSSION
12.30-14.00 LUNCH
14.00-14.30 Tupitsyn: Decoherence in quantum magnets: theory and experiment; slides
14.30-15.00 Del Barco: Spin tunneling and inversion symmetry: role of antisymmetric exchange interactions; slides
15.00-15.30 Hill: EPR studies of molecular nanomagnets; slides
15.30-17.00 DISCUSSION + WRAP-UP

The WORM diagrammatic QMC algorithm for a polaron.