


Group Meeting: Shortcuts to Adiabaticity in Quantum Optics
There is a regular weekly group meeting every
Wednesday, 1113 in the seminar room 216
Everybody who is interested is invited to join these meetings.
The contents of the previous meetings have been:
 13th April 2016 (M15)
Guido: Simulated evolution and graphical representation of quantum systems (Bsc Thesis)
 6th April 2016 (M14)
 30th March 2016 (M13)
 16th March 2016 (M12)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 A.Fortun, C.CabreraGutierrez, G.Condon, E.Michon, J.Billy and D.GueryOdelin
"Direct tunnelling delay time measurement in an optical lattice" (arXiv: 1603.03655)
 15th March 2016 (M11)
Kevin Collins: Shortcuts to Adiabaticity for multiple wells in a line
 9th March 2016 (M10)
David: Presentation of the paper
 J.Millen and A.Xuereb
"The Rise of Quantum Machines" (Physics World, January 2016)
 2nd March 2016 (M9)
Tom: Report about current reserach project
 29th February 2016 (M8)
Anthony: Report about current reserach project Shaken but not stirred:Creating exotic angular momentum states by shaking an optical lattice
 24th February 2016 (M7)
David: Brief report of the 2016 IOPI Spring Weekend meeting in Belfast. Theme:100 years of Einstein's GR
 17th February 2016 (M6)
David: Presentation of the paper
 G.Jacob, K.GrootBerning, S.Wolf, S.Ulm, L.Couturier, U.Poschinger, F.SchmidtKaler and K.Singer
"Single particle microscopy with nanometer resolution" (arXiv: 1405.05090)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 Y.X.Du, Z.T.Liang, Y.C.Li, X.X.Yue, Q.X.Lv, W.Huang, X.Chen, H.Yan and S.L.Zhu
"Experimental realisation of stimulated Raman superadiabatic passage with cold atoms" (arXiv: 1601.06058)
 3rd February 2016 (M5)
Brian O'Sullivan: The Bloch Sphere; Spinors, Vectors and Galilean Frames
 27th January 2016 (M4)
 20th January 2016 (M3)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 C.Arenz, D.Burgarth, P.Facchi, V.Giovannetti, H.Nakazato, S.Pascazio and K.Yuasa
"Universal Control Induced by Noise" (arXiv: 1601.01212)
 14th January 2016 (M2)
David: Presentation of the paper
 J.Rossnagel, S.T.Dawkins, K.N.Tolazzi, O.Abah, E.Lutz, F.SchmidtKaler and K.Singer
"A singleatom heat engine" (arXiv: 1510.03681)
 7th January 2016 (M1)
Andreas: Background for Tom's reseach project
Meetings 2015
 10th December 2015 (M38)
 3rd December 2015 (M37)
Andreas: The Atom Diode: A oneway laser for cooling atoms (Eur Phys J, 159, 127134 (2008))
 26th November 2015 (M36)
Anthony: Report on Bilbao reserach visit
Tom: Report on session 2 of the UCG computing course
 19th November 2015 (M35)
Tom: Quantum Catcher
 12th November 2015 (M34)
Anthony about his current research
 9th November 2015 (M33)
Paul Eastham about Bathinduced coherence
 5th November 2015 (M32)
David: Symmetries in Quantum Mechanics
 22th October 2015 (M31)
Andreas: Introduction to the quantum jump formalism
 19th October 2015 (M30)
S. Campbell: Equilibration and nonclassicality of a doublewell potential (arXiv:1507.04355) and
Paying the price:controlling manybody quantum systems
 16th October 2015 (M29)
J. G. Muga: Shortcuts to Adiabaticity in Trapped Ions
 15th October 2015 (M28)
Tom: Summary of chapter 2 of the review about shortcuts to adiabaticity
 8th October 2015 (M27)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 L.de Clercq, HY Lo, M.Marinelli, D.Nadlinger, R.Oswald, V.Negnevitsky, D.Kienzler, B. Keitch and J.Home
"Parallel transport quantum logic gates with trapped ions" (arXiv: 1509.06624)
 1st October 2015 (M26)
 24th September 2015 (M25)
 17th September 2015 (M24)
Kevin Collins: Control in Quantum Systems for Quantum Information (final presentation of summer research work)
 10th September 2015 (M23)
Brian O'Sullivan: An Overview of the Geometric Phase:Rotors and Spinors
 3rd September 2015 (M22)
Andreas: Review of Photonics Ireland 2015
 28th August 2015 (M21)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 S.van Frank, A.Negretta, T.Berrada,R.Bucker, S.Montangero, J.F.Schaff, T.Schumm, T.Calarco and J.Schmiemeyer
"Interferometry with nonclassical motional states of a BoseEinstein Condensate" (Nat Comm 5, doi 10.1038)
Andreas: Report about research visit to Bilbao
 16th July 2015 (M20)
Andreas: Report about CEWQO 2015 in Warsaw
Andreas/Anthony; Report about CAMEL 2015 workshop in Nessebar
 23th June 2015 (M19)
Kevin Collins: Control in Quantum Information Systems (Initial presentation of summer project)
 11th June 2015 (M18)
Padraig Daly: The Quantum Mechanics of Time (Initial presentation of summer project)
 8th June 2015 (M17)
Anthony:
Shortcuts to Adiabaticity:Stable Population Transfer in Quantum States
Practical presentation for the Nessebar workshop in Bulgaria
 5th June 2015 (M16)
 21th May 2015 (M15)
Anthony: Dry run for annual PhD review
 14th May 2015 (M14)
 8th May 2015 (M13)
 30th April 2015 (M12)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 S.S. Ivanov and N. V. Nitanov,
"Composite twoqubit quantum gates" (arXiv: 1503.08788)
 23th April 2015 (M11)
David: Presentation of the paper
 L.Slodicka, G.Hetet, M.Hennrich and Rainer Blatt,
"Free Space Interference Experiments with single photons and single ions" (arXiv: 1502.04302)
 2nd April 2015 (M10)
Sharon Kelly: "Stability examination of shortcut schemes for population inversion in 3level systems"
 20th March 2015 (M9)
 13th March 2015 (M8)
 20th February 2015 (M7)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 M.Palermo, S.MartinezGaraot, J.Alonso,J.P.Home and J.G.Muga,
"Fast expansions and compressions of trapped ionchains" (arXiv: 1502.00998)
 13th February 2015 (M6)
 6th February 2015 (M5)
Anthony: Report on High Performance Computing Course at Tyndall Institute
 30th January 2015 (M4)
David: Presentation of the paper
 J.Leonard, M.Lee, A.Morales, T.M.Karg, T.Esslinger and Tobias Donner,
"Optical transport and manipulation of an ultracold atomic cloud using focustunable lenses" (arXiv: 1406.2336)
 23th January 2015 (M3)
 16th January 2015 (M2)
 9th January 2015 (M1)
Andreas: Report about visit to Bilbao
Meetings 2014
 18th December 2014 (M29)
Tara Hennessy: "Aspects of Wave Propagation in Optical Nanofibres"
Kristian Warnholz: Presentation on QM & Mathematica work
 4th December 2014 (M28)
Discussion of the Penning Trap paper
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 S.Masuda, K.Nakamura and A. Del Campo,
"High Fidelity rapid groundstate loadingof an ultracold gasinto an optical lattice" (arXiv: 1407.3212)
 27th November 2014 (M27)
David: Rabi precision spectroscopy and Ramsey interferometry
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 G. Grigoryan, V.Chaltykyan, E.Gazazyan, O.Tikhova and V. Paturyan,
"Pulse propagation, population transfer and light storage in fivelevel media" (arXiv: 1410.6647)
 20th November 2014 (M26)
Brian O'Sullivan: Geometric Phase
 13th November 2014 (M25)
Andreas: The KleinGordon and the Dirac Equation
 6th November 2014 (M24)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 M.S.Sarandy, E.I.Duzzlonl and M.H.Y. Moussa,
"Dynamic invariants and nonadiabatic geometric phases in open quantum systems" (PRA 76 052112 (2007))
David: Introduction to the Pauli Equation
 23th October 2014 (M23)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 D.Egger & F.K.Wilhelm,
"Optimal Control of Quantum Measurement" (arXiv:1408.6086)
 16th October 2014 (M22)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 Steve Campbell, Gabriale De Chiara, Mauro Paternostro, G. Massimo
Palma and Rosario Fazio,
"Shortcut to Adiabaticity in the LipkinMeshkovGlick Model" (arXiv:1410.1555)
Andreas: Homodyne Detection
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 X.J.Lu, M.Palermo, A.Ruschhaupt, X. Chen and J.G.Muga,
"Optimal transport of two ions under slow springconstant drifts"
 9th October 2014 (M21)
Anthony: Report about his reseach stay and summer school at OIST
 28th August 2014 (M20)
 22th August 2014 (M19)
 28th July 2014 (M18)
 24th July 2014 (M17)
Jukka Kiukas: Talk: Matrix product states for dynamical trajectories of Markovian open quantum systems
 23th June 2014 (M16)
Tom Dowdall: Presentation on general formalism of QM
Andreas: Report from work in OIST and of the Shanghai STA workshop
 22th May 2014 (M15)
 15th May 2014 (M14)
 8th May 2014 (M13)
 1st May 2014 (M12)
 24th April 2014 (M11)
 21th March 2014 (M10)
 14th March 2014 (M9)
 7th March 2014 (M8)
 28th February 2014 (M7)
 21th February 2014 (M6)
Andreas: Lecture on the Quantum Trajectory Approach
 14th February 2014 (M5)
Anthony: Summary of a course on quantum optics and quantum information at Queen's University (Belfast)
 6th February 2014 (M4)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 S.Deffner,C.Jarzynski, A.del Campo,
"Classical and quantum shortcuts to adiabaticity for scaleinvariant driving" (arXiv:1401.1184)
 30th January 2014 (M3)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 R.MenchonEnrich,S.McEndoo, J.Mompart, V.Ahufinger, Th.Busch,
"Singleatom interferometer based on twodimensional spatial adiabatic passage" (arXiv:1401.6072)
 16th January 2014 (M2)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 R.MenchonEnrich,S.McEndoo, J.Mompart, V.Ahufinger, Th.Busch,
"Tunnelinginduced angular momentum for single cold atoms" (arXiv:1401.0657)
 9th January 2014 (M1)
Justin McGuinness: Presentation of hos 4th year project
New Shortcuts to Adiabaticity in Systems Including a Magnetic field
Meetings 2013
 5th December 2013 (M11)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 S.Ibanez, S.MartinezGaraot, Xi Chien, E.Torrontegui and J.G. Muga,
"Shortcuts to adibaticity for nonHermitian systems" (arXiv:1106.2776)
 28th November 2013 (M10)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 D. Rao and K. Molmer,
"Robust Rydberg interaction gates with adiabatic passage" (arXiv:1311.5147)
 21th November 2013 (M9)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 P. M. Poggi, F. C. Lombardo and D. A. Wisniaki,
"Quantum speed limit and optimal evolution time in a two level system" (arXiv:1308.1709)
 14th November 2013 (M8)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 U. Güngördü, Y. Wan, M. A. Fasihi and M. Nakahara,
"Dynamical Invariants for Quantum Control of FourLevel Systems" (PRA 86, 062312 (2012))
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 M. Herrera, M. S. Sarandy, E. I. Duzzioni and R. M. Serra,
"Nonadiabatic quantum state engineering driven by fast quench dynamics" (arXiv:1310.5680)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 G. C. Hegerfeldt,
"Driving at the quantum speed limit: Optimal control of a twolevel system" (arXiv:1305.6403)
 7th November 2013 (M7)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 S. Choi, R. Onofrio and B. Sundaram,
"Ehrenfest Dynamics and Frictionless Cooling Methods" (arXiv:1310.0445)
David/Brian: Presentation of the paper
 M. Lu, Y. Xia, L.T. Shen, J. Song and N. Ba An,
"Shortcuts to adiabatic passage for population transfer and maximal entanglement creation between two atoms in a cavity"
(arXiv: 1310.5323)
Anthony: Presentation of Section 2.2 of review about shortcuts
 24th October 2013 (M6)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 J. Jing, LA Wu, M. S. Sarandy and J. G. Muga,
"Inverse Engineering Control in Open Quantum Systems" (arXiv: 1307.0383)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 S. Ibanez, X. Chen and J. G. Muga, "Improving shortcuts to adiabaticity by iterative interaction pictures"
(Phys. Rev. A 87 (2013) 043402)
 17th October 2013 (M5)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 M. Palmero, E. Torrontegui, D. GueryOdelin and J. G. Muga,
"Fast transport of two ions in an anharmonic trap" (arXiv:1309.5634)
Anthony: Talk about his project done in Japan
 10th October 2013 (M4)
Andreas: Connection between threelevel Hamiltonian and twolevel Hamiltonian
 3rd October 2013 (M3)
Anthony: Presentation of the paper
 A. del Campo,
"Shortcuts to Adiabaticity by Counteradiabatic Driving" (Phys. Rev. Lett. 111 (2013) 100502)
 26th September 2013 (M2)
Andreas: Interaction Picture for threelevel Hamiltonians
 19th September 2013 (M1)
Andreas: Presentation of the paper
 A. Yuste, B. JuliaDiaz, E. Torrontegui, J. Martorell, J. G. Muga and A. Polls,
"Shortcuts to adiabaticity in internal bosonic Josephson junctions" (arXiv:1309.2491)

