Quantum Computing Materials Challenges
August 27-29, 2018, IPAM, U.S.A.

Monday, August 27
9:00-9:40 Matthias Troyer (Microsoft Research) Quantum computing and materials challenges
10:15-10:55 Yoshihisa Yamamoto (Stanford University) Physics of quantum-to-classical crossover and coherent Ising machines
11:30-12:10 Garnet Chan (California Institute of Technology) Algorithms and targets for quantum computers
14:30-15:10 Eric Cances (Ecole Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussees) Density Functional Theory for quantum dots embedded in crystalline matrices
16:00-16:40 Edwin Barnes (Virginia Tech) Modeling and cancellation of noise in semiconductor quantum dot spin qubits
Tuesday, August 28
9:00-9:40 Markus Reiher (ETH Zurich) What is required for solving chemical problems on a quantum computer?
10:15-10:55 Bela Bauer (Microsoft Station Q) Dynamics of Majorana-based qubits
11:30-12:10 Roman Lutchyn (Microsoft Research) Scalable Designs for Quasiparticle-Poisoning-Protected Topological Quantum Computation with Majorana Zero Modes
14:30-15:10 Susan Coppersmith (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Building a Quantum Computer Using Quantum Dots in Silicon/Silicon-Germanium Heterostructures
16:00-16:40 Hidetoshi Nishimori (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Performance enhancement of quantum annealing by non-traditional quantum driving
Wednesday, August 29
9:00-9:40 Rick Muller (Sandia National Laboratories) Modeling quantum and nanoscale semiconductor electronic devices
10:15-10:55 Yasuyuki Kawahigashi (University of Tokyo) Topological phases of matter, modular tensor categories and operator algebras
11:30-12:10 Sophia Economou (Virginia Tech) Defects in SiC: Electronic structure, spin control, and spin-photon interfaces
14:00-14:30 Zhenghan Wang (Microsoft Research) Summary