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Silicon Quantum Information Processing Meeting: SiQIP 2014


Date: 12th September 2014

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Venue: University College London, Parson Lecture Theatre

Scope: This meeting brought together more than 50 researchers interested in silicon qubits. Topics covered included experimental and theoretical approaches to quantum coherent control, spin resonance, atomic scale lithography, device fabrication and electronic transport.

Program: The format followed that of our previous meetings, leaving plenty of time for informal discussion.

09:30 Registration and coffee

09:50 Welcome

09:55 Progress in Spin Qubits: Si and GaAs, Charles Marcus, Niels Bohr Institute

10:35 Probing the limits of gate-based charge sensing, Andreas Betz, Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory

10:55 Coherent Transfer by Adiabatic Passage in an hybrid qubit chain, Elena Ferraro, Laboratorio MDM, IMM-CNR

11:15 Coffee

11:40 Probing donor bound excitons with electron spin resonance, Cheuk Lo, University College London

12:00 Photon assisted tunneling in pairs of silicon donors, Konstantin Litvinenko, ATI, University of Surrey

12:20 Hole spins in silicon: the advantage of spin-orbit interaction, Joost van der Heijden, University of New South Wales

12:40 Lunch

14:00 Quantum computing in silicon with donor electron spins, Michelle Simmons, University of New South Wales

14:40 Studying arsenic donors buried below a silicon surface with atomic resolution using STM and DFT, Neil Curson, London Centre for Nanotechnology

15:00 Maximum density of quantum information in a scalable CMOS-compatible implementation of the silicon hybrid spin qubit architecture, Davide Rotta, Laboratorio MDM - IMM - CNR

15:20 Posters and tea break

16:20 Stark shifts of donor electron and nuclear spins in silicon, Gary Wolfowicz, University College London

16:40 A simple accurate theory for bulk donors in Silicon: exchange coupling and Stark effects, Giuseppe Pica, University of St Andrews

17:00 Long coherence donor electron spin states in silicon for quantum information processing, Stephen Lyon, Princeton University

17:40 Close

19:00 Dinner at Belgo's

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Sponsors: SiQIP 2014 was sponsored by five groups within the Institute of Physics. The organising group was BRSG: Magnetic Resonance Group, while the co-sponsors were the Nanoscale Physics and Technology Group, the Quantum Electronics and Photonics Group, the Quantum Optics, Quantum Information, Quantum Control Group, and the Semiconductor Physics Group.

Invited speakers: Charles Marcus (Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark), Stephen Lyon (Princeton University, USA) and Michelle Simmons (University of New South Wales, Australia).

Organisers: John Morton and Cheuk Chi Lo (University College London)

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SiQIP2014 was generously sponsored by: iop_institute_of_physics.png