Pulse-level Quantum Control Workshop

May 17-18, 2021

A VIRTUAL EVENT – All times in Central Time 

May 17 (Day 1) Agenda 
09:55 – 10:00 am Opening remarks 
10:00 – 10:30 am Quantum circuits and the hardware that enables them

Jerry Chow (IBM) 

10:30 – 11:00 am Path-independent quantum gates with noisy ancilla

Liang Jiang (UChicago) 

11:00 – 11:30 am Robust quantum optimal control

David Schuster (UChicago) 

11:30 – 12:00 pm Resource-efficient quantum computing by breaking abstractions

Fred Chong (UChicago) 

12:00 – 12:15 pm Break
12:15 – 12:30 pm Building a quantum hardware-based community 

Olivia Lanes (IBM) 

12:30 – 1:00 pm Multi-atom gates in neutral atom quantum processors  

Matt Otten (HRL) 

1:00 – 1:30 pm Qiskit and OpenQASM3 – Towards dynamic circuits (with pulses!)

Thomas Alexander (IBM Quantum) 

1:30 – 2:00 pm Hardware efficient quantum simulation with Qiskit Pulse 

Nick Bronn (IBM Quantum) 

 

May 18 (Day 2) Agenda
09:55 – 10:00 am Opening remarks 
10:00 – 10:30 am Extending the performance of noisy superconducting quantum processors via randomized compiling  

Akel Hashim (Berkeley) 

10:30 – 11:00 am Virtualized logical qubits: A 2.5D architecture for error-corrected quantum computing

Casey Duckering (UChicago)

11:00 – 11:30 am Toffoli gate depth reduction in fixed frequency transmon qutrits

Mike Cubeddu (Aliro Quantum) 

11:30 – 12:00 pm Exploring Terra incognita with superconducting quantum devices: Experimental high-dimensional GHZ state

Alba Cervera-Lierta (UToronto)

12:00 – 12:30 pm Break
12:30 – 1:00 pm Error-robust gateset design using a cloud quantum computer interface

Andre Carvalho (Q-CTRL)

1:00 – 1:15 pm Closing remarks 
1:15 – 2:00 pm Networking session 

Organizing Committee

Alexey Galda (UChicago, Argonne)
Nate Earnest-Noble (IBM Quantum)
Pranav Gokhale (Super.tech)