Seminars

  • Simulating XY spins with coupled lasers
    Seminar:  Optics Seminar QUEST Center event:  Speaker:  Prof. Nir Davidson, Weizmann Institute of Science Date :  27/11/2019 – 12:00 – 13:00 Place:  Nanotechnology center, 9th floor seminar room Abstract:  Nir Davidson Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel We investigate phase locking of large arrays of coupled lasers in a modified degenerate cavity (MDC). We show that the minimal loss lasing solution is mapped to the gr …
  • The National Quantum Communications System at HUJI
    Seminar:  Optics Seminar QUEST Center event:  Speaker:  Dr. Simcha Korenblit, Hebrew University Date :  20/11/2019 – 12:00 – 13:00 Place:  Nanotechnology center, 9th floor semina room Abstract:  The Quantum Information Science Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has won a NIS 7.5 million tender from the Government of Israel to build a deployable demonstration of a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) system. In this talk I will first present what is a QKD system, …
  • Quantum Metasurfaces for Photonic Many-Body Entanglement
    Seminar:  Optics Seminar QUEST Center event:  Speaker:  Dr. Rivka Bekenstein, Harvard University (Lukin group) Date :  13/11/2019 – 12:00 – 13:00 Place:  Nanotechnology center, 9th floor seminar room Abstract:  Entanglement generation is a crucial ingredient for the realization of future quantum technologies, and requires high fidelity quantum gates between atomic and photonic qubits. I will describe the novel concept of quantum metasurfaces which allows for the gen …