Opening ceremony of the Institute of Spintronics and Quantum Information

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Time: Wednesday, October 20, 3.00pm (CEST)
Place: Auditorium Maximum im. prof. Franciszka Kaczmarka
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  • Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University, prof. Bogumiła Kaniewska
  • Vice-rector and Head of School of Exact Sciences, prof. Michał Banaszak
  • Dean of the Faculty of Physics, prof. Roman Gołębiewski
  • Presentation and overview of Institute’s activities, prof. Ireneusz Weymann
  • Opening lecture, Introduction to quantum information processing and superconducting qubits, prof. Franco Nori (RIKEN, Japan)
  • Reception

Symposium on Spintronics and Quantum Information

Time: October 21-23
Place: Auditorium Maximum im. prof. Franciszka Kaczmarka

ThursdayZoom link:
10:00-12:00 plenary sessionChair: Józef Barnaś, Roman Micnas
10:00-11:00Stuart ParkinMax Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics in Halle, GermanyChiral spin textures and chiral spin-orbit torques for spintronic memories
11:00-12:00Maciej LewensteinInstitute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, SpainThe coming decades of quantum simulators
12:00-13:00 lunch
13:00-15:00 scientific sessionChair: Anna Dyrdał
13.00-13.30Henri Jaffres Unité Mixte de Physique, CNRS, Thales, Université Paris-Sud, FranceUltrafast spin-to-charge conversion in topological insulators surface states probed by THz emission spectroscopy
13.30-14.00Farkhad AlievUniversidad Autonoma de Madrid, SpainSuperconducting spintronics with spin-orbit coupling and symmetry filtering
14.00-14.30Pavel BalazInstitute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Skyrmion lattice melting in GaV4S8
14.30-15.00Alireza QaiumzadehCentre of Quantum Spintronics (QuSpin), Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTopological Antiferromagnetic Skyrmions
15:00-15:30 coffee break
15:30-17:30 scientific sessionChair: Ireneusz Weymann
15.30-16.00Jan von DelftArnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics, Center for NanoScience, and Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology,
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
Spin-orbital separation in Hund metals
16.00-16.30Tadeusz DomańskiM. Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, PolandInterplay of superconductivity and magnetism in nanostructures
16.30-17.00Beata Ziaja-MotykaCenter for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY, Hamburg, Germany and Niewodniczański Institute of Nuclear Physics, PAS, Kraków, PolandTransitions in matter induced by intense X-ray radiation and their diagnostics
17.00-17.30Gergely ZarandInstitute of Physics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, HungaryKondo cloud in a superconductor
17.30-18.00Piotr KuświkInstitute of Molecular Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, PolandMagnetic patterning of Co/Tb by He+ ion bombardment
FridayZoom link:
10:00-12:00 scientific sessionChair: Bogusław Mróz
10:00-10:30Piotr BiskupskiIBM Polska Sp. z o.o., WarsawQuantum computing - vision and future by IBM Quantum
10:30-11:00Michał MruczkiewiczInstitute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences, BratislavaUnidirectional edge states in triangular Py elements
11:00-11:30Dirk GrundlerSwiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), LausanneNanomagnonics with ferromagnetic gratings - from logic operation to memory
11:30-12:00Ekmel ÖzbayBilkent University, Ankara
Centimeter scale nanostructures: Lithography-free metamaterials for photoconversion, photodetection, light emission, sensing, and filtering
12:00-13:00 lunch
13:00-15:00 scientific sessionChair: Maciej Krawczyk
13:00-13:30Anjan BarmanS. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, KolkataUltrafast spin dynamics and spin waves in graphene/ferromagnetic thin film heterostructures
13:30-14:00Susmita SahaUppsala University, UppsalaMagnetization dynamics from femto- to nanosecond time scale
14:00-14:30Volodymyr KruglyakUniversity of Exeter, Exeter
Spin wave control using chiral magnonic resonators
14:30-15:00Alexandr SadovnikovSaratov State University, SaratovTunable magnonic interconnections: couplers and 3D structures
15:00-15:30 coffee break
15:30-17:30 scientific sessionChair: Paweł Kurzyński
15:30-16:00Dagomir KaszlikowskiCentre for Quantum Technologies, University of Singapore, SingaporeQuantum computers and negative bits
16.00-16.30Jan PerinaJoint Laboratory of Optics of Palacky University and
Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Identification and quantification of nonclassicality of experimental optical fields
16:30-17:00Wiesław LeońskiQuantum Optics and Engineering Division, Institute of Physics, University of Zielona Góra, PolandNonlinearity, qubits and correlations
17:00-17:30Ewelina LangeFaculty of Physics, Department of Nonlinear Optics, A. Mickiewicz University, PoznańReal spectra and exceptional points in non-Hermitian Hamiltonians having RT-symmetry
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10:00-12:00 scientific sessionChair: Adam Miranowicz
10:00-10:30Salvatore SavastaDipartimento di Scienze Matematiche e Informatiche, Scienze Fisiche e Scienze della Terra, Universita di MessinaUltrastrong and deep-strong coupling between light and matter
10:30-11:00Michał HorodeckiInternational Centre for Theory of Quantum TechnologiesBypassing the Intermediate Times Dilemma for Open Quantum System
11:00-11:30Zbigniew FicekQuantum Optics and Engineering Division, Institute of Physics, University of Zielona GóraTransfer of quantum correlations to populated qubits
11:30-12:00Vojtech TrávníčekRCPTM, Joint Laboratory of Optics of Palacky University and
Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
New tools and devices for quantum information processing
12:00-13:00 lunch
13:00-14:30 scientific sessionChair: Agnieszka Cichy
13.00-13.30Mari Carmen BañulsMax Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching, GermanyTensor Networks and quantum many-body dynamics
13.30-14.00Andrii Sotnikov National Science Center ‘Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology’, UkraineProspects of ultracold alkaline-earth atoms in optical lattices for quantum simulations
14.00-14.30Konrad KapciaInstitute of Spintronics and Quantum Information, UAM, Poznań, PolandThe discovery of a low-temperature orthorombic phase of Cd2Re2O7 superconductor
14.30-15.00Konstantin GuslienkoThe University of the Basque Country and Ikerbasque, San Sebastian, Spain3D topological charge of the Bloch point in a spherical magnetic nanoparticle

Organizing Committee

Józef BarnaśKrzysztof GrygielJarosław W. Kłos
Maciej KrawczykTomasz KostyrkoRoman Micnas
Adam MiranowiczIreneusz WeymannAntoni Wójcik