22nd Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics

6-10 July 2015, Warsaw, Poland

6-10 July 2015, Warsaw, Poland

The conference series started in early 1990s in Central Europe and transformed during more than 20 years into one of most popular annual meetings of European scientists interested in quantum optics and quantum information. Organized every year in another location, the conference has travelled across the continent.

Main topics:

- Fundamental aspects of quantum optics including the Casimir effect
- Quantum correlations - entanglement, non-locality and causality
- Non-classical states, quantum tomography
- Open quantum systems
- Optical angular momentum and quantum polarization
- Quantum information processing
- Quantum communications
- Cavity and circuit QED
- Quantum optics with neutrons, atoms, molecules
- Quantum optics in condensed matter systems

Important dates:

- Submission deadline:
**20 March 2015**until**23:59 GMT** - Acceptance notification:
**20 April 2015**

Contact: cewqo2015-at-fuw-dot-edu-dot-pl

The workshop will be preceded by 14th International Conference on Squeezed States and Uncertainty Relations taking place in Gdansk on 29 June - 3 July 2015.

Programme Committee:

- Michaly Benedict (Szeged, Hungary)
- Janos Bergou (New York, USA)
- Gunnar Björk (Stockholm, Sweden)
- Mirjana Božić (Belgrade, Serbia)
- Vladimir Buzek (Bratislava, Slovakia)
- Tommaso Calarco (Ulm, Germany)
- Nicolas Cerf (Brussels, Belgium)
- Jean Dalibard (Paris, France)
- Berthold-Georg Englert (Singapore)
- Jaromir Fiurasek (Olomouc, Czech Republic)
- Philippe Grangier (Paris, France)
- Aurelian Isar (Bucharest Romania)
- Evgueni Karpov (Brussels, Belgium)
- Natalia Korolkova (St Andrews, Scotland, UK)
- Margarita Man’ko (Moscow, Russia)
- Paulina Marian (Bucharest, Romania)
- Paolo Mataloni (Rome, Italy)
- Antonino Messina (Palermo, Italy)
- Jan Mostowski (Warsaw, Poland)
- Saverio Pascazio (Bari, Italy)
- Margaret Reid (Melbourne, Australia)
- Gerhard Rempe (Munich, Germany)
- Luis Lorenzo Sánchez Soto (Madrid, Spain)
- Kalle-Antti Suominen (Turku, Finland)
- Ryszard Tanas (Poznań, Poland)
- Juan P. Torres (Barcelona, Spain)
- Nikolai Vitanov (Sofia, Bulgaria)
- Sascha Wallentowitz (Santiago, Chile)
- Ian A. Walmsley (Oxford, UK)
- Anton Zeilinger (Vienna, Austria)

Organizing Committee:

- Konrad Banaszek (University of Warsaw)
- Dariusz Chruściński (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń)
- Ewa Kaszewska (Aleksander Jabłoński Foundation)
- Marek Kuś (Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences)
- Lidia Tańska (University of Warsaw)
- Marcin Zwierz (University of Warsaw)

- Antonio Acin (Barcelona, Spain)
- Ulrik Lund Andersen (Lyngby, Denmark)
- Marco Barbieri (Rome, Italy)
- Giovanni Barontini (Paris, France)
- Karol Bartkiewicz (Poznań, Poland)
- Dagmar Bruss (Düsseldorf, Germany)
- Octavio Castaños (Mexico City, Mexico)
- Rafał Demkowicz-Dobrzański (Warsaw, Poland)
- Piotr Deuar (Warsaw, Poland)
- Paolo Facchi (Bari, Italy)
- Radim Filip (Olomouc, Czech Republic)
- Péter Földi (Szeged, Hungary)
- Nikolai Kiesel (Vienna, Austria)
- Sergei Kilin (Minsk, Belarus)
- Loïc Lanco (Paris, France)
- Christoph Marquardt (Erlangen, Germany)
- Simone Montangero (Ulm, Germany)
- Joshua Nunn (Oxford, UK)
- Miles Padgett (Glasgow, UK)
- Matteo Paris (Milan, Italy)
- Mauro Paternostro (Belfast, UK)
- Stephan Ritter (Munich, Germany)
- Roman Schnabel (Hamburg, Germany)
- Jacob Sherson (Aarhus, Denmark)
- Philipp Treutlein (Basel, Switzerland)
- Howard Wiseman (Brisbane, Australia)
- Christof Wunderlich (Siegen, Germany)

Public lecture

- Anton Zeilinger (Vienna, Austria)

Coffee break

Lunch and poster session

15:00 - 15:45

Octavio Castaños

Coffee break

16:15 - 16:30

Evgueni Karpov

*Optimal environment for quantum bosonic Gaussian channels*

16:30 - 16:45

Alejandro González-Tudela

*Atoms trapped within Photonic Crystals: using quantum optics to simulate coherent and dissipative many-body physics*

Dariusz Chruściński

*On admissible memory kernels for random unitary qubit evolution*

16:45 - 17:00

17:00 - 17:15

Gunnar Björk

*Maximally unpolarized, pure, quantum states*

17:15 - 17:30

Alexander Streltsov

*Measuring quantum coherence with entanglement*

17:30 - 17:45

Peter Drummond

*Quantum simulations of the early universe with cold atoms*

17:45 - 18:00

İskender Yalçınkaya

*Two-dimensional discrete-time quantum walk under magnetic field*

Andreas Ruschhaupt

*Shortcuts to Adiabaticity and Optimization of their Stability*

Coffee break

Lunch and poster session

15:00 - 15:45

Péter Földi

Coffee break

16:15 - 16:30

Jaromir Fiurasek

*Quantum controlled-Z gate for weakly interacting qubits*

Alexey Tiranov

*Micro-macro entanglement between light and matter*

16:30 - 16:45

Barış Çakmak

*Protecting the √ SWAP operation from general and residual errors by continuous dynamical decoupling*

16:45 - 17:00

Piotr Frąckiewicz

*A new quantum scheme for normal form games*

Ievgen Arkhipov

*Comparative study of nonclassicality, entanglement, and dimensionality of multimode noisy twin beams*

Callum Croal

*The entangling power of a beamsplitter*

17:00 - 17:15

Michael G. Jabbour

*Interconversion of pure Gaussian states requiring non-Gaussian operations*

17:15 - 17:30

Piotr Kolenderski

*Towards correcting atmospheric turbulence via pump control in a down conversion process*

17:30 - 17:45

Antonio Di Lorenzo

*Deterministic entanglement of photons through postselection based feedback*

Alessia Allevi

*Near-to-far-field evolution of twin beams*

17:45 - 18:00

Paulina Marian

*A distance-type measure of Gaussian EPR-steering*

Maria Anastasia Jivulescu

*Thresholds for entanglement criteria in quantum information theory*

9:00 - 9:45

Roman Schnabel

Coffee break

Lunch and poster session

Anton Zeilinger

9:00 - 9:45

Ulrik Lund Andersen

9:45 - 10:30

Radim Filip

Coffee break

Lunch and poster session

14:15 - 15:00

Giovanni Barontini

Coffee break

16:15 - 16:30

Marco Genoni

*Quantum cooling and squeezing of a levitating nanosphere via time-continuous measurements*

Marcin Jarzyna

*True precision limits in quantum metrology*

16:30 - 16:45

Carlos Navarrete-Benlloch

*Degenerate parametric oscillation in membrane cavity optomechanics*

16:45 - 17:00

Andrei Klimov

*Localization versus Gaussianity in the measurement space*

17:00 - 17:15

Robert Sewell

*Ultra-sensitive quantum nonlinear interferometer*

17:15 - 17:30

Peter Drummond

*Scalable quantum simulation of pulsed entanglement and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen steering in optomechanics*

Marcin Zwierz

*Measuring temperature with light*

Alejandro González-Tudela

*Unraveling open quantum system dynamics with time and frequency resolved photon correlations*

17:30 - 17:45

Matthew Woolley

*Photon-assisted tunnelling with nonclassical light*

Sascha Wallentowitz

*Classical and quantum correlations in the dynamics of donor-based charge qubits*

17:45 - 18:00

Piroska Dömötör

Scattering of rotating molecules through an aperture: a simple quantum mechanical model

Scattering of rotating molecules through an aperture: a simple quantum mechanical model

Peter Sinkovicz

*Quantized recurrence time in iterated open quantum dynamics*

Coffee break

Lunch and poster session

14:15 - 15:00

Sergei Kilin

Coffee break

15:30 - 15:45

Radosław Chrapkiewicz

*High-capacity, warm atomic memory operating at a single-photon-level storing up 120 spatial modes*

Michal Oszmaniec

*Creation of superposition of unknown quantum states*

15:45 - 16:00

Felipe Fanchini

*Non-Markovianity and the flow of information*

16:00 - 16:15

Michał Dąbrowski

*From four-wave mixing to Hamiltonian engineering in readout proccess of Raman memory*

Karolina Słowik

*Engineering quantum states of light with optical nanoantennas*

16:15 - 16:30

Eduardo Nahmad-Achar

*Properties of 3-Level Systems: the triple phase transition, and critical exponents*

16:30 - 16:45

16:45 - 17:00

2

Jakob Hinney, Christoph Clausen, Adarsh Prasad, Philipp Schneeweiß, Jürgen Volz and Arno Rauschenbeutel

3

Antonin Cernoch, Karol Bartkiewicz, Karel Lemr and Adam Miranowicz

4

Evgenii Glushkov, Anastasiia Glushkova and Vladimir Man'ko

5

Takeo Kamizawa, Andrzej Jamiołkowski and Grzegorz Pastuszak

6

Yue Chang, Alejandro González-Tudela, Carlos Navarrete-Benlloch, Carlos Sánchez Muñoz and Tao Shi

7

Elena Zhebrak

10

Tatiana Mihaescu and Aurelian Isar

11

Michał Ławniczak, Małgorzata Białous, Vitalii Yunko, Szymon Bauch and Leszek Sirko

12

Michał Ławniczak, Szymon Bauch, Vitalii Yunko, Małgorzata Białous and Leszek Sirko

13

Joanna K. Kalaga, Wiesław Leoński and Anna Kowalewska-Kudłaszyk

14

David Ziemkiewicz and Sylwia Zielińska - Raczyńska

15

Paulina Grochowska and Sylwia Zielińska - Raczyńska

18

Aleksandra Klimek, Wojciech Wasilewski and Konrad Banaszek

19

Malgorzata Paprzycka and Adam Miranowicz

20

Artur Barasiński and Wiesław Leoński

21

Adam Rutkowski, Michał Studziński, Piotr Ćwikliński and Michał Horodecki

22

Evgeny Kiktenko, Aleksey Fedorov, Alexey Strakhov and Vladimir Man’ko

23

Daniel Z. Rossatto and Celso J. Villas-Boas

24

Ho-Joon Kim, Su-Yong Lee, Se-Wan Ji and Hyunchul Nha

26

Iva Bezdekova, Martin Stefanak and Igor Jex

27

Jiri Svozilik, Jan Peřina Jr. and Juan P. Torres

28

Vladimir Andreev, Milena Davidovic, Ljubica Davidovic, Milos Davidovic and Dragomir Davidovic

31

Jiří Maryška, Jaroslav Novotný and Igor Jex

32

Aleksey Fedorov, Evgeny Kiktenko, Olga Man'Ko and Vladimir Man'ko

33

Nicolae Enaki, Vlad Koroli and Sergiu Bazgan

34

Craig Hamilton, Regina Kruse, Linda Sansoni, Sebastian Brauner, Raimund Ricken, Igor Jex and Christine Silberhorn

35

Patrycja Jabłonska and Piotr Kolenderski

36

Marta Pałucka and Piotr Kolenderski

38

Milena Davidović and Mirjana Božić

39

Antonino Messina, Dariusz Chruściński, Benedetto Militello and Anna Napoli

40

Krzysztof Kaczmarek, Michael Sprague, Ian Walmsley and Joshua Nunn

41

Paul Knott, James Cooling, Anthony Hayes, Timothy Proctor and Jacob Dunningham

42

D. Tielas, Marta Reboiro and Osvaldo Civitarese

43

Pierrot Musumbu Dibwe, Maria Przybylska and Andrzej J. Maciejewski

44

Anna Kowalewska-Kudłaszyk, Wiesław Leoński and Dung Thi Nguyen

45

Marco Enríquez and Oscar Rosas-Ortiz

46

Sara Cruz Y Cruz and Zulema Gress

47

Nicolae Enaki and Sergiu Bazgan

Travel by air:

- Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is located close to the city center and used by most regular airlines,
- Warsaw Modlin Airport (WMI) has a more remote location, with flights operated mainly by low-cost carriers.

Travel by train:

Railway stations closest to the conference venue are *Warszawa Centralna* and *Warszawa Zachodnia*. Current timetables can be found here.

Hotels near conference venue:

- Radisson Blu Sobieski, single: 250 PLN + 8% VAT, double: 275 PLN + 8% VAT, Booking form
- Golden Tulip, single: 310 PLN, double: 350 PLN, Booking form
- Campanile, single: 225 PLN, double: 260 PLN, Booking form
- Premiere Classe, single: 159 PLN, double: 184 PLN, Booking form
- ibis Reduta, single: 175 PLN, double: 195 PLN, Booking form
- ibis budget Reduta, single: 140 PLN, double: 160 PLN, Booking form