Please note that the programme is subject to change.

The event will start with registration for early arrivals at 16:00 on Tuesday 16 December. The main conferences sessions will start at 09:15 on Wednesday 17 December and close at 16:00 on Thursday 18 December.

Tuesday 16 December Wednesday 17 December Thursday 18 December
Poster Programme    

Wednesday 17 December

08:00 Registration
09:15 Welcome

Chair: K Weatherill, University of Durham, UK

09:20 (invited) Strong coupling of emitters and surface lattice resonances in nanoplasmonics
P Törmä, Aalto University, Finland
10:00 Sympathetic cooling of a membrane oscillator in a hybrid mechanical-atomic system
T Kampschulte, University of Basel, Switzerland
10:20 A hybrid system based on optical nanofibres for probing and trapping atoms
S Nic Chormaic, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan
10:40  Refreshments, exhibition and posters

Chair: B Garraway, University of Sussex, UK

11:20 (invited) Challenges and strategies for hybrid quantum systems
K Mølmer, Aarhus University, Denmark
12:00 The merge of superconducting qubits with topological superconductors: microwave transitions as a signature of coherent parity mixing effects
E Ginossar, University of Surrey, UK 
12:20 Demonstration of a LOQC CNOT gate with photons from an atom-cavity system
A Holleczek, University of Oxford, UK 
12:40 Organic dye molecule photon sources coupled to waveguides and cavities
A Clark, Imperial College London, UK 
13:00 Lunch, exhibition and posters

Chair: V Kendon, University of Durham, UK

14:00 (invited) Interferometric probes of quantum many-body systems of ultracold atoms
E Demler, Harvard University, USA
14:40 Coupling of a locally implanted rare-earth ion ensemble to a superconducting micro-resonator
I Wisby, National Physical Laboratory / Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
15:00 Experimental proposal for quantum hybrid system with trapped ions and superconducting qubits
M Rehak, Comenius University, Slovakia  
15:20 (invited) Hybrid optmechanics with cold atoms
H Rubinsztein-Dunlop, The University of Queensland, Australia
16:00 Overview of the UK National Quantum Technology Programme
J Dracott, EPSRC, UK
16:20 Refreshments, exhibition and posters

Chair: N Wilkin, University of Birmingham, UK

16:40 (invited) Quantum computing in silicon with donor electron spins
M Y Simmons, University of New South Wales, Australia 
17:20 Non-local susceptibility and light generation in strongly interacting Rydberg atoms with EIT
D Viscor Pagès, University of Nottingham, UK
17:40 Coherent manipulation of cold Rydberg atoms near the surface of an atom chip
J Martin, University of Waterloo, Canada
18:00 Manipulating gas-phase Rydberg atoms above solid-state circuits
S Hogan, University College London, UK 
18:20 (invited) Quantum networks based on diamond spins: from quantum teleportation to a loophole-free Bell test
R Hanson, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
19:00 Break
19:30 Drinks and exhibition
20:00 Dinner

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (poster only):
    Extended to 31 October 2014
  • Early registration deadline:
    18 November 2014
  • Registration deadline:
    9 December 2014