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  • Quantum Science & Technology Seminar - David Vitali - Friday, March 8th at 10am in EEB 248

    Fri, Mar 08, 2024 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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    Speaker: David Vitali, Univeristy of Camerino, Italy

    Talk Title: Quantum Sensing and Quantum State Manipulation in Cavity Optomechanics

    Series: Quantum Science & Technology Seminar Series

    Abstract: Cavity Optomechanics offers the possibility to generate and manipulate quantum states of mesoscopic mechanical resonators allowing the realization of useful components of quantum networks, and at the same time testing fundamental aspects of physics theories. We will review recent proposals for generating multipartite entangled states of mechanical resonators and also their exploitation for quantum sensing of weak forces and signals. 

    Biography: David Vitali graduated in Physics at the University of Pisa in 1988 and obtained his PhD in Physics from the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa in 1994. He has been Visiting Lecturer at the University of North Texas (USA), at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, at the University of Queensland , Brisbane (Australia), and at the University of Vienna. He is Full Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Camerino since 2015. He is the author of 193 publications in international refereed journals, with more than 10700 citations and Hirsch index h = 52 referring to the SCOPUS database. He has carried out research in many subfields of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Theory, such as entanglement manipulation, quantum communication and quantum key distribution, quantum optics implementation of quantum technologies. In 2015 he was named APS Fellow of the American Physical Society, "For groundbreaking work on cavity opto-mechanics, which proved to provide an ideal and flexible environment for quantum information processing and quantum-limited sensing; for proposing pioneering techniques to control decoherence in quantum systems." In 2021 he was nominated OPTICA Senior Member, and he has coordinated various European projects and many National projects, all related to quantum technologies and quantum optomechanics.

    Host: Quntao Zhang, Wade Hsu, Mengjie Yu, Jonathan Habif & Eli Levenson-Falk

    More Information: David Vitali Seminar Flyer.pdf

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 248

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Marilyn Poplawski

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