OIST Center for Quantum Technologies Mini Symposium

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2022 @B250 Center bldg.


The conference was a great success. Thank you for your participation and contribution.

This is the first mini-symposium of the OIST Center for Quantum Technologies. Organized by Prof. Kae Nemoto, it is taking place on November 9 in B250 Center Building.
Everybody within OIST is welcome!


Invited Speakers

  • Akihito Soeda, Associate Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII)
  • Koji Azuma, Distinguished Researcher, Basic Research Laboratories Optical Science lab. NTT cancelled
  • Rodney Van Meter, Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University cancelled
  • Shohei Watabe, Associate Professor, Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT)
  • Shota Nagayama,  Research Associate Professor, Graduate school of Media and Governance, Keio University
  • Victor Bastidas, Senior Research Scientist in the Theoretical Quantum Physics Research Group & the Research Center for Theoretical Quantum Physics, NTT BRL.


OIST Participants

  • Akitada Sakurai, Postdoctoral Scholar, Quantum Information Science and Technology Unit
  • Artur Ekert, Adjunct Professor, Quantum Information Security Unit
  • David Elkouss, Associate professor, Networked Quantum Devices Unit
  • Denis Konstantinov, Professor, Quantum Dynamics Unit
  • Hiroki Takahashi, Assistant Professor, Experimental Quantum Information Physics Unit
  • Nic Shannon, Professor, Theory of Quantum Matter Unit
  • Sile Nic Chormaic, Professor, Light-Matter Interactions for Quantum Technologies Unit
  • Thomas Busch, Professor, Quantum Systems Unit
  • Yuimaru Kubo, Principal Investigator, Hybrid Quantum Device Team, STG

*Lists are in alphabetical order by first name



Kae Nemoto, Professor, Quantum Information Science and Technology Unit


Program / Timetable 

9:30 - 9:35  Opening
9:35 - 10:00 Quantum computing with electron spins on superfluid helium
Denis Konstantinov (OIST)
10:00 - 10:30 Input-agnostic inversion of unitary processes
Akihito Soeda (NII)
10:30 - 10:50  Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:20 Quantum Simulation with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) devices
Victor Bastidas
11:20 - 11:45 From quantum spin liquids to quantum computers 
Nic Shannon (OIST)
11:45 - 12:05 Bell inequalities: from curiosity to security 
Artur Ekert (OIST)
12:05 - 13:20 Group photo & lunch
13:20 - 13:45 Utilizing quantum dynamics for machine learning
Akitada Sakurai (OIST)
13:45 - 14:15 Quantum Spatial Search on Complex Network
Shohei Watabe (SIT)
14:15 - 15:20  Poster Session & Coffee
15:20 - 15:40 Quantum Network Testbed in Japan  
Shota Nagayama (Keio U)
15:40 - 16:05 Thermally induced negative temperature in diamond 
Yuimaru Kubo (OIST)
16:05 - 16:25 Closing & Coffee


Poster Presentation

Excitation spectrum of a self-organised quantum state in a cold atom system
H. Hiyane, T. Keller, T. Fogarty, Th. Busch

Dispersive readout of e@He Rydberg states with Landau levels
Kirill Shulga (Konstantinov U)

Cavity quantum electrodynamics with single NV centers and hollow whispering gallery resonators
Mohammed Zia Jalaludeen, Samuel Begumya, Yanqiu Du, Shilong Li, Síle Nic Chormaic.

Pauli Engine: statistics unleashing a true quantum engine
J. Koch, K. Menon, E. Cuestas, S. Barbosa, E. Lutz, T. Fogarty, Th. Busch, and A. Widera

Tank circuit image charge readout for e@He qubits
Mikhail Belyanchikov (Konstantinov U)

Quantum feature maps in quantum neural networks
Aoi Hayashi, Akitada Sakurai, Shin Nishio, William J. Munro, and Kae Nemoto

An Introduction to Quantum Error Correcting Codes and Non-Pauli Errors in the Three-Dimensional Surface Code
M. Vasmer, D. E. Browne
Thomas Scruby (Nemoto U)

Cooling of massive objects to their motional ground state and engineering ultra-fast rotations
Kani Mohamed (Twamley U)

Analogues of light and gravity in the collective excitations of quantum magnets
Leilee Chojnacki (Shannon U)

Spin-1 Magnets: A u(3) Formalism
Kimberly Remund (Shannon U)

Integration of an Optical Cavity with a Linear Ion Trap
Soon Teh (Takahashi-Hiroki U)

Highly excited atom interactions with an Optical Nanofiber
Alexey Vylegzhanin, Aswathy Raj, Yousif Saleh, Dylan Brown and Síle Nic Chormaic

Ultra-precise distance measurement in an optomechanical system
Tatiana Iakovleva (Twamley U)

Generation of Macroscopic Quantum Motional Superpositions using Superconducting Quantum Circuits
Shilu Tian (Twamley U)

Certifying arbitrary outcome quantum measurement requiring neither entanglement nor any dimensional restriction
Ananda Maity (Elkouss U)

Slow light in coherent population trapping media formed by cavity-transmon dressed system
Ching-Ping Lee (Kubo Group)

Towards Quantum Transducer using Spins in Diamond
Tatsuki Hamamoto (Kubo Group)

Electron spin resonance of vacancy clusters in diamond at millikelvin temperature
Morihiro Ohta (Kubo Group)

Spin Ensemble Quantum Memory for Superconducting qubits
Mathieu Couillard (Kubo Group)


Quantum Information Security Unit