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2018 Ta-You Wu Lecture in Physics | Topological Quantum Matter, Entanglement, and a "Second Quantum Revolution"

F. Duncan Haldane, Sherman Fairchild University Professor of Physics and Nobel Laureate (Princeton University)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
4:10-5:10 PM
1800 Chemistry Dow Lab Map
While the laws of quantum mechanics have remained unchanged and have passed all tests for the last eighty-five years, new discoveries about the exotic states that they allow, “entanglement”, and ideas from quantum information theory, have greatly changed our perspective, and some believe that a “second quantum revolution” is currently underway. The discovery of unexpected “topological states of matter”, and their possible use for “topologically-protected quantum information processing” is one of the important themes of these developments, and will be described.
Building: Chemistry Dow Lab
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Culture, Faculty, Free, Graduate Students, Lecture, Natural Sciences, Physics, Research, Science, Talk, Undergraduate Students
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Physics, The Center for the Study of Complex Systems, U-M Office of Research, LSA Biophysics, Department of Mathematics, Astronomy Colloquia, Complex Systems Seminars, Department Colloquia