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Prof. Barry Sanders' Public Lecture

Prof. Barry Sanders' Public Lecture
When Mar 17, 2014
from 05:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Senate Chamber, UKZN Westville Campus
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UKZN's School of Chemistry and Physics and the Quantum Research Group cordially invites you to attend a Public Lecture

Whither Quantum Computing?

by Professor Barry Sanders, University of Calgary, Canada

Prof. Barry Sanders is iCORE Chair of Quantum Information Science and Director of the Institute for Quantum Information Science at the University of Calgary.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary in 1984 and a Diploma of Imperial College supervised by Professor T. W. B. Kibble. He completed a PhD in 1987 at Imperial College supervised by Professor Sir Peter Knight.
Prof. Sanders is especially well known for seminal contributions to theories of quantum-limited measurement, highly non-classical light, practical quantum cryptography and optical implementations of quantum information tasks. His current research interests include quantum resources & algorithms, optical & atomic implementations of quantum information tasks and protocols, quantum processes in biological systems, and machine learning for quantum control.
Prof. Sanders is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (U.K.), the Optical Society of America, the Australian Institute of Physics, and the American Physical Society, and is a senior fellow for the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

This occasion will be used to launch the UKZN Student Chapter of the Optical Society of America

Light refreshments will be provided

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