Programme

Thursday, January 6, 2010

09:00 – 10:00

Registration

10:00 – 10:30

Inauguration

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: R. Penrose

11:00 – 11:50

A. J. Leggett

Testing quantum mechanics towards the level of everyday life: recent progress and current prospects

11:50 – 12:35 

H. Rauch

Coherence and decoherence in neutron particle optics

12:35 – 13:20

G. S. Agarwal

Quantum Interferometry of Independent Systems

13:20 – 14:30

Lunch

 

Chair: A. Ekert

14:30 – 15:15

G. Brassard

Quantum Pseudotelepathy

15:15 – 16:00

R. Simon

Operator-sum Representation for Bosonic Gaussian Channels

16.00 – 16.30 

Tea/Coffee


Chair: G. S. Agarwal


16.30 – 17.10

V. Scarani

Information causality as a new physical principle

17:10 – 17:40

G. Brennen

Nonlocality with anyons

 

 Friday, January 7, 2011

 

Chair: G. Brassard


09:30 – 10:20

A. Aspect

From Einstein’s intuition to Bell’s inequalities and quantum bits: a new quantum age?

10:20 – 11:00

Anil Kumar

Recent developments in Quantum Information Processing by NMR

11:00 – 11:30

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: A. J. Leggett

11:30 – 12:20 

R. Penrose

Twistors, Cohomology, and Quantum Non-Locality

12:20 – 12:50

S. Bose

Quantum Entanglement and Indistinguishaibility: How can one aid in probing/generating the other

12:50 – 13:15

Arvind

Extremal entanglement witnesses and bound entangled states

13.15 – 14.30

Lunch

 

Chair:  A. Aspect

14:30 – 15:20

C. H. Bennett

Quantum information, the ambiguity of the past, and the complexity of the present 

15:20 – 16:05 

S. M. Roy

Uncertainty Principle, Position-Momentum Symmetric Causal Quantum Mechanics and Experimental Tests

16:05 – 16:30

U. Sinha

Born Rule(s)

16:30 – 16:50

Tea/Coffee

 

 

16:30 – 18:30

POSTER SESSION

18:30 – 19:30

Film Show: "Rabindranath Tagore" Director by Satyajit Ray

19:30 – 21:30

CONFERENCE  BANQUET – CII Lawns

 

Saturday, January 8, 2011

 

Chair: C. H. Bennett

09:30 – 10:20 

A. Ekert

Entangled with security

10:20 – 10:55 

Y. Hasegawa

Quantum contextuality and uncertainty relation explored with neutrons

10:55 – 11:20 

J. Tollaksen

Weak measurements and time-symmetry in quantum mechanics

11:20 – 11:50

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: Anil Kumar


11:50 – 12:30 

L. –A. Wu

Two-Photon Imaging with Entangled and Thermal Light

12:30 – 13:00 

A. Matzkin

Entanglement in the classical limit: quantum correlations from  classical probabilities

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

 

Chair: R. Simon


14:30 – 15:15

N. Mukunda

Quantum Optical Nonclassicality for Single Mode Radiation Fields and conversion to Entanglement

15:15 – 15:50

C. S. Unnikrishnan

Quantum Mechanics of Spatially Separated Systems: Insights, Conflicts and New Results 

15:50 – 16:15

J. Corbett

The quantum spatial continuum is not classical

16:15 – 16:40

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: N. D. Hari Dass


16:40 – 17:00 

D. Home

Generalized uncertainty relation as a tool for measuring mixedness of two qubit states

17:00 – 17:20

A. S. Majumdar

Single particle entanglement as resource for information processing

17:40

Buses depart for Calcutta Club

19:00 – 21:30

Rabindranath Tagore: Symbol of Light, Spirit and Harmony -- CULTURAL PROGRAMME FOLLOWED BY DINNER AT THE CALCUTTA CLUB

Sunday, Junuary 9, 2011

 

Chair: S. Chaturvedi

09:30 – 10:20

S. Braunstein

Entangled black holes as ciphers of hidden information

10:20 – 10:50

A. K. Pati

Quantum States, Entanglement and Closed Timelike Curves

10:50 – 11:15 

S. Ghosh

Quantum to classical transition and entanglement sudden death in Gaussian states under local heat bath dynamics

11:15 – 11:35 

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: H. Rauch


11:35 – 12:20

P. Mataloni

Using hyperentanglement in quantum information

12:20 – 12:50

D. Goswami

Towards Using Molecular States as Qubits

12:50 – 13:15

T. S. Mahesh

Nuclear Singlets as Quantum Testbeds

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch

 

Chair: S. M. Roy


14:30 – 15:15

N. D. Hari Dass

Experimental Tests for a Pragmatic Interpretation of Protective Measurements

15:15 – 16:00

S. Chaturvedi

Non classicality and entanglement in multimode radiation fields under the action of classicality preserving systems

16:00 – 16:20

R. Nair

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? Informational interpretations of quantum mechanics

16:20 – 16:45

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: A. Sudbery


16:45 – 17:15 

P. Panigrahi

Sub-Planck structures in phase-space of kitten and cat states: Application to quantum metrology

17:15 – 18:00

J. Gruska

The role entanglement plays in a new perception of Informatics

 

Monday, January 10, 2011

 

Chair: S. Braunstein

09:30 – 10:20 

A. Sudbery

Philosophical lessons of entanglement

10:20 – 10:55

K. Modi

A Unified View of Quantum and Classical Correlations and Potential Applications

10:55 – 11:25

I. Bose

Quantum Discord in the Ground and Thermal States of Molecular Magnets

11:25 – 11:45

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: N. Mukunda

11:45 – 12:15

P. Joag

Geometric measure of quantum discord for an arbitrary state of a bipartite quantum system

12:15 – 12: 45

A. Patel

Efficient energy transfer in photosynthesis: Roles of coherence and entanglement

12:45 – 13:20

F. Piacentini

Foundations of Quantum Mechanics: recent developments at INRIM

13:20 – 14:30 

Lunch

 

Chair: P. Mataloni

14:30 – 15:05

V. Korepin

Measure of Entanglement in Spin Chains

15:05 – 15:35

R. Shankar

Manipulating Majorana fermions for quantum computation

15:35 – 16:05

A. Lakshminarayan

Entanglement transitions in random states

16:05 – 16:30 

Tea/Coffee

 

Chair: J. Gruska

16:30 – 17:00

D. Angelakis          

Photonic Quantum Simulators: Mimicking Condensed Matter Physics using Photons

17.00 --  17.25

M. Kucherov

NMR modeling of  hyperdeterminants

17:25 – 17:30

CLOSING REMARKS

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