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Proceedings (PDF)


(Mon, August 24)

Chair: Richard Jozsa
9:00 – 10:30 [Tutorial] Daniel Nagaj
Introduction to (Hamiltonian) quantum complexity
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 [Tutorial] Jiangfeng Du
Single-molecule spin resonance spectroscopy and imaging based on diamond probe
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch
Chair: Jiangfeng Du
2:00 – 3:30 [Tutorial] Dagmar Bruss
Quantum correlations
3:30 – 4:00 Coffee break
4:00 – 5:30 [Tutorial] Jaw Shen Tsai
Superconducting quantum computer
5:30 – 6:00 Reception

Main Conference

8 invited talks, 12 long talks, 30 short talks, and 2 poster sessions

Day 1 (Tue, August 25)

8:40 – 9:00 [OPENING] Jozef Gruska, Steering Chair
JongHae Keum, President of KIAS
Jaewan Kim, Conference Chair
Richard Jozsa, Program Committee Chair
Chair: Richard Jozsa
9:00 – 10:00 [Invited talk] Renato Renner
A quantum information approach to time
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:00 [Long talk] Giulio Chiribella, Yuxiang Yang and Cupjin Huang.
Universal Superreplication and Compression of Unitary Gates
11:00 – 11:30 [Long talk] Adam Rutkowski, Marcin Marciniak, Zin Yin, Michal Horodecki and Ryszard Horodecki.
Unbounded violation of quantum steering inequalities
11:30 – 12:00 [Long talk] Itsik Cohen, Alex Retzker, Phil Richerme, Jake Smith, Aaron Lee, Crystal Senko, Zhexuan Gong and Chris Monroe.
Quantum simulation of the Haldane phase with trapped ions
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:10 SESSION A1 (Quantum Computing)
Chair: Hiroshi Imai
(1) Akihito Soeda, Shojun Nakayama and Mio Murao. No error-free implementation of quantum controlled-gates is possible without prior knowledge of the target gate
(2) Johannes Bausch and Toby Cubitt. The Complexity of Divisibility
(3) Theodoros Kapourniotis, Vedran Dunjko and Elham Kashefi. On optimising quantum communications in verifiable quantum computing
(4) Srinivasan Arunachalam, Vlad Gheorghiu, Tomas Jochym-O’connor, Michele Mosca and Priyaa Varshinee Srinivasan. On the robustness of bucket brigade quantum RAM
(5) Vishakh Hegde and Prabha Mandayam. Unextendible mutually unbiased bases in prime-squared dimensions

SESSION B1 (Contextuality)
Chair: Dagmar Bruss
(1) Manik Banik, Some Sankar Bhattacharya, Amit Mukherjee, Arup Roy, Andris Ambainis and Ashutosh Rai. Limited preparation contextuality in quantum theory leads to Cirel’son bound
(2) Xiang Zhan, Jian Li, Hao Qin, Zhihao Bian, Yongsheng Zhang and Peng Xue. Violation of a generalized non-contextuality inequality with single photons
(3) Alley Hameedi, Breno Marques, Piotr Mirononwicz, Debashis Saha, Marcin Pawlowski and Mohamed Bourennane. Experimental test of nonclassicality without fair sampling assumption nor any additional conditions
(4) Beatrix Hiesmayr. Contextuality Tests at Collider Energies and the Missing Antimatter Problem
(5) Ana Belén Sainz and Joseph Henson. Macroscopic non-contextuality as a principle for Almost Quantum Correlations

3:10 – 3:30 Coffee break
Chair: Ashley Montanaro
3:30 – 4:30 [Invited talk] Scott Aaronson
Black holes, firewalls, and the complexity of states and unitary transformations
4:30 – 5:30 Poster preview
Chair: Jaewan Kim
5:30 – 7:00 Poster session A (& Pizza), Click List

Day 2 (Wed, August 26)

Chair: Beatrix Hiesmayr
9:00 – 10:00 [Invited talk] Yasunobu Nakamura
Hybrid quantum systems using collective degrees of freedom in solids
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:00 [Long talk] Michael Bremner, Ashley Montanaro and Daniel Shepherd.
Average-case complexity versus approximate simulation of commuting quantum computations
11:00 – 11:30 [Long talk] Stephen Piddock and Ashley Montanaro.
The complexity of antiferromagnetic interactions and 2D lattices
11:30 – 12:00 [Long talk] Runyao Duan, Simone Severini and Andreas Winter.
On zero-error communication via quantum channels in the presence of noiseless feedback
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:10 SESSION A2 (Quantum Information theory)
Chair: Shigeru Yamashita
(1) Iordanis Kerenidis, Mathieu Lauriere, Francois Le Gall and Mathys Rennela. Information Cost of Quantum Communication Protocols
(2) Teiko Heinosaari, Jukka Kiukas, Daniel Reitzner and Jussi Schultz. Incompatibility breaking quantum channels
(3) Seiseki Akibue and Mio Murao. Implementability of unitary operations over the butterfly, grail and cluster networks with free classical communication
(4) Yuxiang Yang, Daniel Ebler and Giulio Chiribella. Optimal Compression for Ensembles of Identically Prepared Mixed States
(5) Giulio Chiribella, Rui Chao and Yuxiang Yang. Superactivation of quantum gyroscopes

SESSION B2 (Entanglement witnessing and detection)
Chair: Hyunseok Jeong
(1) Nathan Killoran, Frank Steinhoff and Martin Plenio. Think globally, act locally: equivalences between single-system non-classicality and entanglement
(2) Wieslaw Laskowski, Borivoje Dakic, Tomasz Paterek, Daniel Richart, Christian Schwemmer, Harald Weinfurter, Minh Tran, Lukas Knips and Francois Arnault. Entanglement Detection: from adaptive methods to random measurements
(3) Arindam Mallick and Sibasish Ghosh. On witnessing arbitrary bipartite entanglement in a measurement device independent way
(4) Jiyong Park, Jaehak Lee and Hyunchul Nha. Detecting nonclassicality by a single homodyne detection
(5) André Stefanov, Bänz Bessire, Christof Bernhard, Stefan Lerch and Sacha Schwarz. High dimensional frequency entanglement

3:10 – 3:30 Coffee break
Chair: Jian Wei Pan
3:30 – 4:30 [Invited talk] Christian Kurtsiefer
4:30 – 5:30 Poster preview
Chair: Jaewan Kim
5:30 – 6:30 Poster session B, Click List
6:30 - Banquet

Day 3 (Thu, August 27)

Chair: Jaewan Kim
9:00 – 10:00 [Invited talk] Kihwan Kim
Manipulating phonons in a trapped ion system
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:30 [Invited talk] Ashley Montanaro
Quantum speedup of Monte Carlo methods
11:30 – 12:00 [Long talk] Zhihao Bian, Jian Li, Hao Qin, Xiang Zhan, Rong Zhang, Barry C. Sanders and Peng Xue.
Realization of single-qubit positive operator-valued measurement via a one-dimensional photonic quantum walk
12:00 - Excursion

Day 4 (Fri, August 28)

Chair: Daniel Nagaj
9:00 – 10:00 [Invited talk] Sergey Bravyi
Towards quantum fault-tolerance with a small overhead
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:00 [Long talk] Seung-Woo Lee, Kimin Park, Timothy C. Ralph and Hyunseok Jeong.
Near-deterministic Bell measurement with multi-photon entanglement for efficient quantum information processing
11:00 – 11:30 [Long talk] Francois Le Gall and Shogo Nakajima.
Quantum Algorithm for Triangle Finding in Sparse Graphs
11:30 – 12:00 [Long talk] Gabor Ivanyos and Miklos Santha.
Solving diagonal polynomial equations and its consequences for quantum computing
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:10 SESSION A3 (Mathematical Quantum Information theory)
Chair: Runyao Duan
(1) Hao-Chung Cheng and Min-Hsiu Hsieh. New Characterizations of Matrix Φ-Entropies, Poincare and Sobolev Inequalities, and applications to quantum information
(2) Koenraad Audenaert, Nilanjana Datta and Maris Ozols. Entropy power inequalities for qudits
(3) Milan Mosonyi and Tomohiro Ogawa. Strong converse exponent for classical-quantum channel coding
(4) Tom Cooney, Milan Mosonyi and Mark Wilde. Stein’s lemma and strong converse exponent for channel-state discrimination
(5) Ke Li and Graeme Smith. Quantum de Finetti theorem under fully-one-way adaptive measurements

SESSION B3 (Nonclassical effects and others)
Chair: Akihisa Tomita
(1) Martin Bouillard, Jean Etesse, Bhaskar Kanseri and Rosa Tualle-Brouri. Experimental generation of optical Schrödinger cat states in an iterative scheme
(2) Zhi-Yuan Zhou, Yan Li, Dong-Sheng Ding and Bao-Sen Shi. Orbital angular momentum photonic quantum interface
(3) Krishnakumar Sabapathy. Quantum-optical channels that output only classical states
(4) Somshubhro Bandyopadhyay, Manik Banik, Some Sankar Bhattacharya, Sibasish Ghosh, Guruprasad Kar, Amit Mukherjee and Arup Roy. Reciprocal ontological models show indeterminism of the order of quantum theory
(5) Kyungdeock Park, Guanru Feng, Robabeh Rahimi, Jonathan Baugh and Raymond Laflamme. Coherent control and purification of electron and nuclear spins for quantum information processing

3:10 – 3:30 Coffee break
Chair: Ray Kuang Lee
3:30 – 4:30 [Invited talk] Akihisa Tomita
Security Certification of Practical Quantum Key Distribution systems
4:30 – 5:00 [Long talk] Dominic Berry, Andrew Childs and Robin Kothari.
Hamiltonian simulation with nearly optimal dependence on all parameters
5:00 – 5:30 [Long talk] Guang Hao Low, Theodore Yoder and Isaac Chuang.
Parallelized quantum ultra-precise imaging by coherent enhancement
5:30 – 6:00 Closing & Awarding ceremony

Satellite Workshop

Day 1 (Sat, August 29)

  • 9:30 – 10:30[Invited talk] Yoonho Kim
  • 10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:00[Invited talk] Christian Kurtsiefer
    Bell tests with entangled photon pairs – what is left?
  • 12:00 – 1:30Lunch
  • 1:30 – 2:30[Invited talk] Shoko Utsunomiya
    Towards a large scale of coherent Ising machine based on degenerate optical parametric oscillators
  • 2:30 – 3:00Coffee break
  • 3:00 – 4:00[Invited talk] Kyung Soo Choi
    Building Synthetic Quantum Systems with Atoms and Photons — From Waveguide QED with Neutral Atoms to Many-Body Physics with Rydberg-Dressed Lattice Gases
  • 4:30 – 6:00[Invited talk] Kenji Toyoda
    Jaynes-Cummings-Hubbard model and bosonic-particle system using trapped ions
  • 6:00 – Banquet

Day 2 (Sun, August 30)

  • 9:30 – 10:30[Invited talk] Xing Rong
    Experimental fault-tolerant universal quantum gates with solid-state spins
  • 10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:00[Invited talk] Hanhee Paik
    Demonstrating Multi-Qubit Coherent Operations in a Superconducting 3D circuit QED architecture