Physics at Virginia

"Decoherence in quantum systems: Measurement and control"

Chengxing He , University of Virginia - Physics
[Host: Bob Jones]

Quantum systems are fragile. Inhomogeneities in a sample’s environment can destroy its macroscopic coherence properties, while the coupling of components of a system to unmeasured/uncontrolled environmental degrees of freedom leads to microscopic decoherence. In this talk, I will discuss examples of my work related to macroscopic and microscopic coherence in cold atom ensembles, as well as possible approaches to preserving coherence. In addition, I will discuss a study of topological effects in atomic systems.

Atomic Physics Seminar
Monday, April 22, 2019
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Note special room.

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