The conference will focus on the two paradigms, quantum control and quantum technology, which are highly interconnected and merging together very rapidly. The development of the general principles of quantum control is essential for future quantum technology. Quantum control deals primarily with the interaction of laser light with matter. The objective of the control is to modify the state of matter or the course of a chemical or physical process. These control tasks require “intelligent” light fields, which have to be highly controllable in frequency, phase, and intensity.
The field expands from atomic and molecular aspects to solid-state physics, precision spectroscopy and lately also to quantum technology. Quantum technology utilizes the concepts and achievements of quantum control to develop its new groundbreaking applications for realizing the ideas of quantum computing, simulation, sensing, measurements, and communication. This GRC will serve as an ideal platform for perspectives of quantum technologies to be discussed among renowned quantum engineers and quantum-control scientists. Theoretical developments in both areas bring to prominence some of the most sophisticated physical and chemical theories, including both ab initio and model calculations. These developments are again the driving force for new experimental implementations reaching for new frontiers of quantum control and quantum technology.
Poster sessions are an essential and traditionally very lively part of the Conference on Quantum Control of Light and Matter. Participants are encouraged to present highlights from their most recent and unpublished work. Some poster presenters will be selected for short talks.
The conference will be preceded by a two-day Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) organized by and for early-career scientists. In addition to offering tutorial lectures on various aspects of quantum control, it will provide them with a unique opportunity to discuss their own research with their peers.
The conference will consist of nine sessions, on the topics listed below. The conference chair is currently developing their preliminary program, which will include the names of the invited speakers and discussion leaders for each of these sessions. The preliminary program will be available by November 8, 2020. Please check back for updates.
- Cavity-Based Control
- Chiral Molecular Systems
- Bimolecular Control
- Polyatomic Molecular Systems
- Quantum Many-Body Systems
- Quantum Control for Quantum Computing
- Quantum Control for Quantum Sensing
- Electron Dynamics
- Solid-State Control