Quantum 2.0 Conference and Exhibition

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Thursday, 16 June

7:30 - 16:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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R05

Registration and Badge Pick-Up

Registration Area - Promenade 1

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8:00 - 10:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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QTh1A

Keynote Session IV

Presider: Celia Merzbacher, Quantum Economic Development Consortium, United States
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    QTh1A.1
    Innovation Potentials of Quantum Technology of 2nd Generation for Optics and Photonics

    Presenter: Michael Totzeck, Carl Zeiss AG, Germany

    Keynote Virtual

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    QTh1A.2
    Optical Time-Frequency Modes for Continuous Variable Quantum Information

    Presenter: Nicolas Treps, Sorbonne Université, France

    Invited In Person

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    QTh1A.3
    Using Machine Learning for the Quantum Design of a Matter-Wave Inteferometer

    Presenter: Murray Holland, University of Colorado at Boulder JILA, United States

      Paper

    Invited In Person


10:00 - 10:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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Coffee Break

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10:00 - 16:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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Exhibits Open

Exhibit Hall

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10:30 - 12:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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QTh2C

Tutorial: Quantum Repeater with Cold Atoms

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    QTh2C.1
    Quantum Repeater With Cold Atoms

    Presenter: Xiao-Hui Bao, Univ of Science and Technology of China, China

    Tutorial



SF5

The Quantum Workforce - Panel Discussion

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Session Organizer: Araceli Venegas-Gomez, Founder & CEO, QURECA, United Kingdom

It is well know that the talent pool for quantum technologies is scarce. In this emerging market, a skills bottleneck exists. How is the movement of quantum labour? What can companies do to find and recruit the best candidates? How can educational initiatives train the workforce of the future? Do not miss this panel discussion to find the answers to these questions, and much more!

Panelists:
Lincoln Carr, Professor, Colorado School of Mines, USA
Sir Peter Knight, Chair of the UK National Quantum Technology Progamme Strategic Advisory Board, UK
Denise Ruffner, Chief Business Officer, Atom Computing, USA
Corey Stambaugh, Senior Policy Advisor, National Quantum Coordination Office, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, USA
Joanna Zajac, Associate Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA

Exhibit Hall Event In Person Only

10:30 - 12:15 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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QTh2A

New Horizons

Presider: Murray Holland, University of Colorado at Boulder JILA, United States
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    QTh2A.1
    Squeezed Light– Now Exploited by All Gravitational-Wave Observatories –

    Presenter: Roman Schnabel, Universität Hamburg, Germany

    Invited Virtual

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    QTh2A.2
    Quantum Holography With Undetected Light

    Presenter: Sebastian Toepfer, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh2A.3
    Microwave Quantum Illumination With Feedback-Enhanced Electro-Opto-Mechanical Transducers

    Presenter: David Vitali, Universita di Camerino, Italy

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh2A.4
    Deep Learning of Quantum Entanglement

    Presenter: Dominik Koutny, Palacky University, Czechia

      Paper

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    QTh2A.5
    (Withdrawn) Ground-State Cooling of Levitated Magnets in Low-Frequency Traps

    Presenter: Kirill Streltsov, Ulm University, Germany



QTh2B

Sources & Detectors II

Presider: Aephraim Steinberg, University of Toronto, Canada
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    QTh2B.1
    Semiconductor Quantum Light Sources and Applications

    Presenter: Pascale Senellart, CNRS-C2N, France

    Invited Virtual

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    QTh2B.2
    Optical and Spin Coherence Properties of Single Erbium Ions in Solid-State Hosts

    Presenter: Lukasz Dusanowski, Princeton University, United States

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh2B.3
    on-Demand Single Photon Source in Integrated Nanophotonic

    Presenter: Rivka Bekenstein, Harvard University, United States

      Paper

    In Person Upgraded to Invited Talk

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    QTh2B.4
    Photon-Pair Generation in a 45 nm CMOS Microring Cavity:Impact of Spontaneous Raman Scattering

    Presenter: Anirudh Ramesh, Northwestern University, United States

      Paper

    Student Paper Finalist Virtual


12:30 - 13:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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SpE5

Optica Ambassador Quantum Careers in Industry

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What does a career in the quantum industry look like?

Join us for this lunch and learn session where four Optica Ambassadors present their career paths in quantum tech, share their insights into working at a range of differently-sized companies, and discuss the types of roles in quantum that these companies can offer. The presentations will be followed by a moderated Q&A and a chance to network with the speakers.

Speakers:

Dr Gabrielle Thomas, Menlo Systems GmbH (2019 Optica Ambassador)
Dr. Eric Zhang, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (2019 Optica Ambassador)
Dr. Christian Reimer, Hyperlight Corp. (2020 Optica Ambassador)
Dr. Brandon Rodenburg, MITRE (2020 Optica Ambassador)

Moderator:

Dr. Catherine Lefebvre, PASQAL


**Due to the limited capacity of this event, an RSVP is required. Please fill out the form linked below to sign up.  

https://forms.gle/KwyG3zMzTesZG2LR9

Special Event In Person Only

13:30 - 15:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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QTh3A

Space Based QIS

Presider: Julien Laurat, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, France
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    QTh3A.1
    Towards Quantum Repeaters in Space

    Presenter: Mustafa Gündogan, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany

    Invited In Person

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    QTh3A.2
    a High-Rate Receiver for Satellite Quantum Key Distribution

    Presenter: Conrad Rößler, MPI for the Science of Light, Germany

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh3A.3
    Global Precision Time Distribution via Satellite-Based Entangled Photon Sources

    Presenter: Stav Haldar, Louisiana State University, United States

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh3A.5
    Advances for Satellite Quantum Communication Channels

    Presenter: Thomas Jennewein, University of Waterloo, Canada

    Invited Virtual

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    QTh3A.6
    QUBE – Towards Quantum Key Distribution With Small Satellites

    Presenter: Lukas Knips, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Germany

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh3A.4
    Free-Space Forwarded-Pump Entanglement Source Synchronization

    Presenter: Neal Spellmeyer, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, United States

      Paper

    In Person



QTh3B

Technology for QIS

Presider: Karin Fisher, Aosense, Inc., United States
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    QTh3B.1
    Silicon Nitride Hybrid Integrated Photonics

    Presenter: Tobias J. Kippenberg, Swiss Federal Inst of Tech Lausanne, Switzerland

    Invited In Person

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    QTh3B.2
    Processing High-Dimensional Entanglement With a Programmable Light Converter

    Presenter: Ohad Lib, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

      Paper

    Student Paper Finalist

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    QTh3B.3
    Quantum State Preparation and Measurement Using Liquid Crystals and Deep Learning

    Presenter: Martin Bielak, Palacky University Olomouc, Czechia

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh3B.4
    Low-Phase-Noise High-Power Diode Laser Systems for the STIRAP Transfer of Ultracold 6Li40K Molecules

    Presenter: Kai Dieckmann, Centre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh3B.5
    GaN Laser Diodes for Cold-Atom Quantum Sensing and Optical Atomic Clocks

    Presenter: Stephen Najda, TopGaN Ltd, United Kingdom

      Paper

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    QTh3B.6
    Lasers for Deployed Optical Atomic Clocks

    Presenter: Kevin Knabe, Vescent Photonics, United States

      Paper

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    QTh3B.7
    (Withdrawn) Investigating a Smart Optical Material (SOM) by VASE for Quantum Applications

    Presenter: John Patrick Harris, Norfolk State University, United States

    In Person



QTh3C

Sources and Detectors III

Presider: Dashiell Vitullo, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States
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    QTh3C.1
    Administering an Antidote to SchröDinger's cat

    Presenter: Juan Rafael Alvarez Velasquez, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

      Paper

    Student Paper Finalist In Person Upgraded to Invited Talk

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    QTh3C.2
    (Withdrawn) Free-Running Operation of a Reach-Through Single-Photon Avalanche Diode With 10 ns Dead Time and Low Afterpulsing

    Presenter: Serena Farina, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    In Person

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    QTh3C.3
    Progress Towards a Portable Polarization-Entangled Photon Source & Receiver Toolset for Quantum Network Metrology

    Presenter: Anouar Rahmouni, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh3C.4
    (Withdrawn) Photon Correlations in Semiconductor-Superconductor Quantum Light Sources

    Presenter: Shlomi Bouscher, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

    In Person

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    QTh3C.5
    Free-Electron Radiation in the Form of Optical Cat and GKP States

    Presenter: Gefen Baranes, Technion, Israel

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh3C.6
    (Withdrawn) Tailoring Spectral Properties of Correlated Photon Pairs via Crystal and Pump Engineering

    Presenter: Anatoly Shukhin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

    Virtual

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    QTh3C.7
    Direct Certification of Quantum non-Gaussian Character and Wigner Function Negativity of Photonic Detectors

    Presenter: Josef Hlousek, Palacky University, Czechia

      Paper


14:00 - 15:30 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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SF6

Creating the Quantum Industry: What it Takes to Found, Fund, and Run a Startup?

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Session Organizer: Christophe Jurczak, Partner at Quantonation Ventures, USA

As advanced quantum technologies move from academic research to commercial markets, a new industry is being created, largely under the impulsion of startups. This panel discussion features leaders involved in the different phases of the life of quantum startups, from origination to creation, scale-up and ultimately IPO. We’ll highlight the challenges and the opportunities, the Dos and Don’ts for quantum entrepreneurs, the value of ecosystems and the regional specificities.

Moderator: Christophe Jurczak, Partner at Quantonation Ventures, USA

Panelists:
Simon Gustavsson, President and CTO, Atlantic Quantum, USA
Stefan Green, Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners, USA
Michele Mosca, CEO, EvolutionQ and Professor, Univ. of Waterloo, Canada
Mehdi Namazi, CSO, Qunnect, USA
Georges-Olivier Reymond, CEO, Pasqal, France
Amanda Stein, CEO, Quantum Catalyzer, USA

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15:30 - 16:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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Coffee Break

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16:00 - 18:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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QTh4A

Hybrid Optical Quantum Systems

Presider: Nooshin Mohammadi Estakhri, Virginia Tech, United States
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    QTh4A.1
    Quantum Interconnects: Storing and Converting Quantum Information

    Presenter: Julien Laurat, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, France

    Invited In Person

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    QTh4A.2
    Microwave and Optical Entanglement for Quantum Transduction and Network

    Presenter: Changchun Zhong, University of Chicago, United States

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4A.3
    Remotely Prepared Structured Wave Lattices

    Presenter: Andrew Cameron, Institute for Quantum Computing, Canada

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4A.4
    Robust Linear Optical Quantum Computation With Non-Abelian Geometric Phases

    Presenter: Julien Pinske, University of Rostock, Germany

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4A.5
    Toward a 1D Chain of Cold Rydberg Atoms Next to
    an Optical Nanofiber

    Presenter: Dylan Brown, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh4A.6
    Temporal Coherence of an Optical Field in the Presence of Entanglement

    Presenter: Zhe-Yu Ou, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

      Paper

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    QTh4A.7
    Bright, Waveguide-Based Entanglement Sources for High-Rate Quantum Networking

    Presenter: Catherine Lee, Lincoln Laboratory, United States

      Paper

    In Person



QTh4B

Sources and Detectors IV

Presider: Neil Sinclair,
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    QTh4B.1
    Shaping Biphoton Spectral Correlations With Orbital Angular Momentum Fiber Modes

    Presenter: Xiao Liu, Boston University, United States

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4B.2
    Experimental Demonstration of Zero-Photon Subtraction

    Presenter: Cory Nunn, UMBC, United States

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4B.3
    Multipair Emission Effects in Quantum Dot-Based Entangled Photon Sources

    Presenter: julia neuwirth, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh4B.4
    Multimode Photonics for High-Quality non-Gaussian State Generation

    Presenter: Jean Etesse, Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, Institut de Physique de Nice, France

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh4B.5
    Experimental Observation of Anomalous Supralinear Response of Single-Photon Detectors

    Presenter: Ivo Straka, Palacký University, Czechia

      Paper

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    QTh4B.6
    A Broadband Micropillar Cavity Device for High Extraction Efficiency of Photon Pairs

    Presenter: Ana Predojevic, Stockholms Universitet, Germany

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh4B.7
    High-Yield Laser Fabrication of Single-Photon Emitters of High-Brightness and -Purity in Boron Nitride

    Presenter: Danyang Zhang, Tsinghua University, China

      Paper

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    QTh4B.8
    Accurate Detection of Photon Statistics

    Presenter: Josef Hlousek, Palacky University, Czechia

      Paper


16:00 - 18:15 Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 04:00)

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QTh4C

Atomic Quantum Systems

Presider: Charles Brown, University of California, Berkeley, United States
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    QTh4C.2
    Non-Reciprocal Amplification of Light Using Cold Atoms Coupled to a Nanophotonic Waveguide

    Presenter: Christian Liedl, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany

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    QTh4C.3
    Multiple Entangled Modes out of a hot Rubidium Vapour

    Presenter: Marcelo Martinelli, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4C.4
    Polarized Single Photons From a Cavity-Enhanced Atom-Light Interface With Coherent re-Preparation

    Presenter: Jan Ole Ernst, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4C.5
    Dipole Induced Transparency and Large Purcell Enhancement in a Low Q Cavity

    Presenter: Harjot Singh, IREAP, UMCP, United States

      Paper

    In Person

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    QTh4C.6
    (Withdrawn) From Dipolar to Rydberg Photonics: Harnessing Collective Effects for Quantum Technologies

    Presenter: Hadiseh Alaeian, Purdue University, United States

    Virtual

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    QTh4C.7
    Schemes for Nonclassical Light Generation Witha Single Multilevel Atom in a Cavity

    Presenter: Alexander Elliott, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

      Paper

    Virtual

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    QTh4C.8
    Highly Excited Atom Interactions With an Optical Nanofiber

    Presenter: Alexey Vylegzhanin, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan

      Paper

    Virtual