QDiamond 14

QDiamond 14

Workshop on diamond quantum science and technology

August 18-22 2014

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park, Queensland Australia

Hosted by

QDiamond 14

Scope:

Targeted discussion meeting on research and development of quantum science and technology involving diamond

Previous Meetings:

At the University of Science and Technology, China [QDIAMOND13], in Durban, South Africa [QDIAMOND12]

Organising Committee:

Jason Twamley [Macquarie University], Fedor Jelezko and Martin Plenio [University of Ulm, Germany], Alex Retzker [Hebrew University]

Invited Participants:

  • Aharonovich, Igor – UTS, Sydney
  • Albrecht, Andreas – University of Ulm, Germany
  • Bar-Gil, Nir – Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Bertet, Patrice – CEA-Saclay, France
  • Budker, Dmitry – University of Mainz, Germany
  • Du,  Jiangfeng – University of Science and Technology, China
  • Fischer, Ran – Technion-Machon Technologi Le’ Israel
  • Gali, Adam – Hungarian Academy of Science, Hungary
  • Hetet, Gabriel – ENS-Cachan, France
  • Hollenberg, Lloyd – University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Jelezko, Fedor – University of Ulm, Germany
  • Liu, Renbao – Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • London, Paz – Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Loretz, Michael – ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Manson, Neil – Australian National University, Australia
  • Maze, Jeronimo – Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Chile
  • McGuinness, Liam – University of Ulm, Germany
  • Nunn, Josh – University of Oxford, UK
  • Plenio, Martin – University of Ulm, Germany
  • Prawer, Stephen – University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Rath, Patrik – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Retzker, Alex – Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Saito, Shiro- NTT Corporation, Japan
  • Singer, Kilian – University of Mainz, Germany
  • Tobar, Michael – University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Twamley, Jason – Macquarie University. Australia
  • Volz, Thomas – Macquarie University. Australia
  • Wrachtrup, Joerg –  University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Xia, Keyu – Macquarie University, Australia
  • Zhao, Nan –  Beijing Computational Science Research Centre

Location:

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia

Transfers:

JPT Transfers

Programme:

Monday
Morning  Arrival – website for transportation info from nearby Airports (make your own arrangement for lunch)
14:00  Welcome
14:00 14:45 Liam McGuinness: NMR spectroscopy and imaging with single spin sensitivity
14:45 15:10 Andreas Albrecht: Phonon coupling in nanocrystals and self-assembled nanodiamond devices
15:10 16:10 Tea Break
16:10 16:55 Patrice Bertet: Towards a NV centre ensemble quantum memory for superconducting qubits
18:30  BBQ Dinner
Evening  Glow Worm Tour
Tuesday
Very Early  Early Morning Guided Bird Walk
7:00 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 9:45 Dmitry Budker: Magnetometry with NV centres: some developments and applications
9:45 10:30 Renbao Liu: Coupling of an ensemble of spins in diamond to a cavity
10:30 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 11:45 Mike Tobar: Strong coupling at low temperatures of photons and spins in diamond and other materials using novel 3D microwave cavities
11:45 12:30 Gabriel Hetet: Step-by-step preparation of dark states using coupled spins in diamond
12:30 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:45 Shiro Saito: Superconducting flux qubit – spin ensemble hybrid system
14:45 15:10 Martin Plenio: A hybrid sensor based on diamond interfaced with piezo active layers
15:10 16:10 Tea Break
16:10 16:55 Igor Aharonovich: Advanced nanofabrication techniques for diamond photonic devices
18:30  Dinner in the Log Fire Private Dining Room
Evening  Spotlight Night Wildlife Tour 
Wednesday
Very Early  Morning Tree Top Walk
7:00 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 9:45 Joerg Wrachtrup: Towards a spin-based quantum optical network between distant superconducting quantum chips
9:45 10:30 Neil Manson: The role electron-vibration interaction plays in the properties of the NV centre
10:30 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 11:45 Jeronimo Maze: Effect of strain and phonons on optical spectra of colour centres
11:45 12:30 Nan Zhao: Ultrasensitive measurement and quantum metrology under quantum control in optically levitated nano-diamond system
12:30 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:45 Ran Fischer: Towards diamond-assisted MRI: Room-temperature nuclear polarization enhancement in bulk diamond
14:45 15:10 Keyu Xia: Towards a spin-based quantum optical network between distant superconducting quantum chips
15:10 16:10 Tea Break
16:10 16:55 Adam Gali: Properties of nitrogen-vacancy centre as a function of surface termination of diamond and other external perturbations: ab-initio simulations
16:55 17:20 Alex Retzker: Increasing Sensing Resolution with Error Correction
18:30  Buffet Dinner
Thursday
7:00 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 9:45 Lloyd Hollenberg: Sensing external spins in biological contexts using the NV system
9:45 10:30 Patrick Rath: Diamond integrated circuits for photonics and sensing
10:30 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 11:45 Nir Bar-Gill: Noise spectroscopy of shallow NVs and multispecies NMR
11:45 12:30 Stephen Prawer: Fabrication strategies for diamond based quantum devices
12:30 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:45 JiangFeng Du: Quantum coherence and control of electron spin in Diamond
14:45 15:10 Jason Twamley: Using cavity-QED with NV defects in diamond for applications in quantum communications and computing
15:10 16:10 Tea Break
16:10 16:55 Josh Nunn: 5 ways to store light in a diamond
18:30   Farewell Dinner in the Slaughterhouse & animal Encounter
Friday
7:00 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 9:45 Josh Nunn: 5 ways to store light in a diamond
9:45 11:00 Michael Loretz: Diamond-based nano scale nuclear magnetic resonance
11:00 11:45 Wrap up and discussion
  Departures to nearby airports – see website for transportation info (own arrangements for lunch)

More Information:

jason.twamley@mq.edu.au

Conference Photo:

QDiamond14 Conference Photo
QDiamond14 Conference in the beautiful O’Reillys Resort in Lamington National Park, QLD (with Bush Turkeys)!
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