Awards


Experiment Award

The award for outstanding achievements in quantum experimentation, as decided by the QCMC 2018 Award Committee, goes to Prof. Nergis Mavalvala, Prof. David McClelland, and Prof. Roman Schnabel.

Theory Award

The award for outstanding achievements in quantum theory, as decided by the QCMC 2018 Award Committee, goes to Prof. Carlton Caves. Professor Caves will give a 50-minute award talk on Friday March 16.

Quantum Gerrymandering
After an introductory retrospective on the fortunate research environment that led to the idea of using squeezed light to enhance the sensitivity of interferometers, I will discuss the gerrymandered geometry of quantum state space and its implications for metrology and low-rank quantum state tomography.


Previous laureates:

1996: Charles Bennett, Carl Helstrom, Alexander Holevo, Horace Yuen
1998: Jeffrey Kimble, Peter Shor
2000: Paul Benioff, Christopher Monroe, David Wineland
2002: David Deutsch, Serge Haroche, Benjamin Schumacher
2004: Richard Jozsa, Prem Kumar
2006: Ignacio Cirac, Philippe Grangier, William Wootters, Peter Zoller
2008: Jeffrey Shapiro, Akira Furusawa, Anton Zeilinger
2010: Gerard Milburn, Masanao Ozawa, Christopher Fuchs, Alexander Lvovsky
2012: Jian-Wei Pan, Seth Lloyd
2014: Nicolas Gisin, Reinhard Werner
2016: Rainer Blatt, Artur Ekert


 

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We would like to acknowledge the support provided by the US Army Research Office to help make this event possible.

   
QCMC 2018 Louisiana State University