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When Alice and Bob meet Schrödinger's cat: A brief introduction to quantum computing


Jianxin Chen, Ph.D.

Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: RIT Campus, Golisano Hall - Bldg 70, Room 2455
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Cost: Free. Open to IEEE members and non-members.

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Quantum computing is one of the most emerging field with the very potential to significantly advance key areas in science and engineering. In this talk, I will review recent progress on quantum computing with a focus on quantum cryptography. No prior knowledge of quantum physics is required.

Speaker's Biography

Dr. Jianxin Chen is a Hartree Postdoctoral Fellow in the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science at University of Maryland. He received his Ph.D degree in Computer Science at Tsinghua University in 2010. Before joining University of Maryland, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Institute for Quantum Computing at University of Waterloo. Jianxin's research focuses on the theory of quantum information and its applications. Topics of particular interest include quantum key distribution, entanglement theory and quantum secure communications.

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