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Quantum Dynamics and Control beyond Simple Models and Approximations

  • The Science Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY (Room 4102) 365 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

From fundamental conceptual issues to the development of novel quantum devices, accurate calculation and control of quantum dynamical systems have great implications. However, beyond simple models and approximations, such tasks in general involve notoriously difficult theoretical problems. This workshop brings together experts working on these topics from both fields of condensed matter physics and chemical physics. The workshop will offer multifaceted information on current advances of quantum dynamics and control, and also will help understand core theoretical issues.

9:00 - 9:30 AM Bagels and Coffee

9:30 - 10:40 AM From defect creation to order parameter steering: Dynamical phase transitions in condensed matter systems
Andrew Millis, Columbia University and the Flatiron Institute

11:00 - 12:10 PM The multilayer multi-configuration time dependent Hartree theory
Haobin Wang, University of Colorado Denver

12:10 - 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 - 2:40 PM Accurate and efficient non-adiabatic quantum dynamics using master equations
Tom Markland, Stanford University

3:00 - 4:10 PM Manifestations of chaos in many-body quantum dynamics
Lea Santos, Yeshiva University

4:30 - 5:40 PM Controlling quantum dynamics phenomena with shaped fields acting as photonic reagents
Herschel A Rabitz, Princeton University

Register here.
Download printable PDF schedule here.


Sponsored by the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences, and by the CUNY doctoral programs in Chemistry and Physics. Organized by Dr. Seogjoo Jang. Please email sjang@qc.cuny.edu with any questions.