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Workshop on Quantum Information and Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics is the branch of physics that uses macroscopic variables, such as temperature, internal energy, and pressure, to describe general properties of systems, without paying attention to peculiar properties of particular materials. 218 more words

Quantum Information

QM Talks@CBPF: Rosario Lo Franco — 06.08, 16h

Update(06.08.14): Below are the slides from Rosario’s talk. He presented many results and posed some nice questions. Thanks Rosario!


As I mentioned in a previous post, the first week of August (04-08) there will many quantum-info guests here at qig@CBPF. 613 more words


Colloquium @CBPF: Gerardo Adesso -- 07.08, 16h

Lucky for us Gerardo Adesso is already what we call here a “figurinha carimbada”, that is, someone nice that shows up very frequently. Gerardo has a… 240 more words


QM Talks@CBPF: Andreas Ketterer — 04.08, 16h

Rio is receiving a lot of quantum-info guests these last weeks of July and beginning of August. At the moment we have Andreas Ketterer and Pérola Milman from University Paris Diderot. 179 more words


QM Talks@CBPF: Antonio Zelaquett Khoury — 28.07, 16h

The world cup is gone… It was a beautiful party here, but the “seleção” had its ups and (deep) downs. Well, never mind, at least our series of QM Talks@CBPF is back! 215 more words


Interrogating atoms

From “Nanophotonic quantum phase switch with a single atom” by Lukin, doi:10.1038/nature13188.

Quantum Technologies

Stop whining and accept these axioms.

One of the stated goals of quantum foundations is to find a set of intuitive physical principles, that can be stated in plain language, from which the essential structure of quantum mechanics can be derived. 1,366 more words