Event Type


Joint HUJI & ETHZ Quantum Engineering Workshop

Mon, 17/11/2014 08:00 to Tue, 18/11/2014 16:00
ETH Zurich


Several members of QISC visited ETH Zurich, and held an exciting two-day workshop discussing possible collaboration.

  Sunday, November 16


Arrival of participants from HUJI & individual dinner
  Monday, November 17 - Meeting at ETH Hoenggerberg Public parts of the workshop are marked as (*public)
9:00 Coffee at ETH Hoenggerberg, HPF D12

Meeting at ETH Heonggerberg, HIT K51

Jürg Brunnschweiler: Introduction to the meeting

9:40 Andreas Wallraff: Presentation of the ETHZ Quantum Engineering Initiative
10:05 Nadav Katz: Presentation of the HUJI Quantum Information Science Center
10:30 Coffee

Three Selected Recent Quantum Engineering Research Highlights HUJI & ETHZ

  • 11:00 Christian Degen: Diamond based quantum sensing (*public)
  • 11:20 Nir Bar-​Gill: Prospects for quantum coherence and thermodynamics with NV centers (*public)
  • 11:40 Jerome Faist: Optical frequencies combs and ultra-​strong coupling (*public)
12:00 Discussion
12:30 Joint lunch at ETH faculty lounge/Dozentenfoyer (location: ETH Centre, HG J-​floor). Transportation to the ETH faculty lounge and back to the campus is organized
  Note: Overlap with visit of Lino Guzella to D-​PHYS 13:00 - 18:00, Profs 13:00-​13:40, Apero 16:30-​18:00 Alumni Lounge

Three Selected Recent Quantum Engineering Research Highlights HUJI & ETHZ

  • 15:00 Ronen Rapaport: Overview of research directions in the nanophotonics of quantum structures lab: From interacting quantum fluids of excitons and polaritons to exciton-​plasmon coupling in nano-​antenna (*public)
  • 15:20 Jonathan Home: Quantum Information with trapped Ions (*public)
  • 15:40 Hadar Steinberg: Electronic transport in topological insulator devices (*public)
16:00 Discussion
16:30 Coffee
17:00 Indetification of joint research projects
18:00 Breakout sessions to define potential collaborations
20:00 Joint dinner at restaurant Olive Garden
  Tuesday, Nov. 18 - Meeting at ETH Hoenggerberg
9:00 Coffee at ETH Hoenggerberg, HPF D12
9:30 Lab tours at ETH Hoenggerberg
12:30 Joint lunch at Woka (location: ETH Hoenggerberg, HIT-​building, first floor)

Meeting at ETH Hoenggerberg, HIT K52

Wrap up discussion

15:00 Individual discussions and lab tours as desired