

Invited Seminars and Colloquia
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Seminars
 Invited talks at seminars and colloquia.

upcoming 
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Photons, Superconducting Qubits and Atoms on a chip
S. Filipp
'Cold Atoms'  Group seminar, invited by Lucia Hackermüller,
University of Nottingham, U.~K. December 7, 2011.
Photons, Qubits and Computers  Constructing Quantum Machines on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Physikalisches Kolloquium, invited by Prof. Gernot Guentherodt
RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany, November 28, 2011

2011 
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics  Interfacing Photons, Superconducting Qubits and Rydberg Atoms on a Chip
S. Filipp
Seminar 'Nichtlineare Quantenoptik', invited by Prof. Richter, University of Hamburg, Germany, October 20, 2011.
Circuit QED for Quantum Control and Computing
A. Fedorov
Group seminar, invited by K. Ishibashi,
RIKEN, Wako, Japan, August 9, 2011
Quantum Optics with Superconducting Circuits: Exploring Propagating Microwave Photons
A. Wallraff
Quantum nanoelectronics seminar, invited by W. Guichard,
Institut Neel/CNRS & UJF, Grenoble, France, July 5, 2011
Quantum Optics with Superconducting Circuits: Controlling Photons, Qubits and their Interactions
A. Wallraff
Physikalisches Kolloquium, invited by Prof. Johannes Hecker Denschlag,
Universitaet Ulm, Germany, February 14, 2011
Cavity QED with Superconducting Circuits: Measuring Microwave Photon Correlations
A. Wallraff
Colloquium of the Center for Optical Quantum Technologies, invited by Prof. Peter Schmelcher,
Zentrum fuer Optische Quantentechnologien, Universitaet Hamburg, Germany,
January 26, 2011

2010 
Quantum Optics with Superconducting Circuits: Controlling Photons, Qubits and their Interactions
A. Wallraff
Physikalisches Kolloquium, invited by Prof. W. Wrachtrup, Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany,
November 2, 2010
Superconducting circuits, microwave photons, and their coherent interactions in circuit QED
S. Filipp
Seminar für Neutronen und Quantenphysik, invited by Prof. Helmut Rauch,
Atominstitut, TU Wien, Austria,
Nov 5, 2010
Measuring the correlations of a microwave frequency single photon source
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by Prof. Jason Petta,
Princeton University, Princeton (NJ), USA,
June 15, 2010
Antibunching of Microwave Frequency Photons Observed in Correlation Measurements using Linear Detectors
A. Wallraff
Solid State Seminar invited by Dr. David Schuster,
Yale University, New Haven (CT), USA,
June 13, 2010
Quantum Optics with Superconducting Circuits:
Controlling Photons, Qubits and their Interactions
A. Wallraff
invited by Dr. Thomas Becker,
MaxPlanckInstitut fuer Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany,
June 8, 2010
Quantenwissenschaften
Klaus Ensslin, Stefan Wolf, Andreas Wallraff
invited by Prof. Dr. Ralf Eichler for "DIALOG 2010 zwischen dem ETHRat und der Schulleitung der ETH Zurich",
ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland, June 4, 2010
Tuning quantum tunneling in a flux qubit (invited talk),
A.Fedorov
joint institute and center seminar, organized by
Institut für Theorie der Kondensierten Materie, Center for Functional Nanostructures,
KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 20, 2010
Measurements of Microwave Single Photon Correlations
A. Wallraff
MIT Physics Department special seminar, invited by
Dr. J. Bylander and Prof. T. Orlando,
MIT,
Cambridge, MA, USA, April 6, 2010
Controlling Photons, Qubits and their Interactions in Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
UC Berkeley Physics Department Colloquium, invited by
Prof. H. Haeffner,
UC Berkeley,
Berkeley, CA, USA, March 15, 2010
Controlling Photons, Qubits and their Interactions in Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
invited by Dr. Juergen Weis ,
MaxPlanckInstitut fuer Festkoerperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany,
January 11, 2010

2009 
Quantum Optics Experiments with Multiple Qubits and Multiple Photons in Superconducting Electronic Circuits (invited talk),
J. M. Fink
TCM (Theory of Condensed Matter) seminar,
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK, December 04, 2009
Probing entanglement of twoqubit states
S. Filipp
Seminar invited by
Alexandre Blais,
Departement de Physique, Universite de Sherbrooke,
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, July 1, 2009
Quantenmechanik mit Schaltkreisen: Elektrische Atome, Photonen und Computer
A. Wallraff
PhysikKolloquium der FU Berlin, invited by Prof. G. Kaindl,
Fachbereich Physik, FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany,
June 12, 2009
Observing Vacuum Fluctuations in Electronic Circuits  Or Why Engineers May Soon Have to Use Quantum Field Theory
A. Wallraff
QSIT seminar, invited by Prof. J. Blatter,
Department of Physics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland,
May 18, 2009
Coupling superconducting qubits using sideband transitions in circuit QED
P.J. Leek
seminar, invited by Dr. A. Marx,
WaltherMeissnerInstitut, Garching, Germany,
May 8, 2009

2008 
Quantum Optics Experiments with Zero, One and Two Photons in
Superconducting Electronic Circuits
A. Wallraff
colloquium, invited by Prof. G. Burkhard,
Department of Physics, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany,
November 25, 2008
Superconducting Qubits and Cavity QED
A. Wallraff
seminar, invited by Prof. M. Atature,
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England,
November 10, 2008
Generation of entanglement using sidebands in Circuit QED
P.J. Leek
Seminar invited by Dr. M. Buitelaar, Semiconductor Physics,
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England,
October 27, 2008
Quantum Optics Experiments with Multiple Photons and Multiple Qubits
in Superconducting Electronic Circuits
A. Wallraff
Physik Kolloquium invited by
Prof. Reinhold Kleiner, Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen,
Tuebingen, Germany, October 22, 2008
Circuit QED with Multiple Photons and Multiple Atoms
A. Wallraff
seminar, invited by Prof. H. Haeffner and Prof. R. Blatt,
Institut fuer Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation
der Oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften and
Universitaet Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, August 20, 2008
Observation of Berry's Phase in a Solid State Qubit
P.J. Leek
Seminar invited by
Prof. Dongning Zheng,
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. August 11, 2008
Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with Multiple Photons and Multiple
Atoms
A. Wallraff
seminar, invited by Prof. J. Schmiedmayer,
Atominstitut der oesterreichischen Universitaeten, Wien, Austria,
July 21, 2008
Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics in Electronic Circuits:
Quantum Optics Experiments with Single and Multiple Photons
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by Profs. V. Vedral and A. Ekert,
Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore,
July 15, 2008
Quantum Geometric Phases in Superconducting Qubits
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by Prof. J. Twamley,
Physics Department, Macquarie University NSW 2109, Australia,
July 10, 2008
Photonen, Qubits und Computer: Die Welt der Quantenmechanik auf einem Mikrochip
A. Wallraff
Festkolloquium, invited by Prof. W. Wallraff,
RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany,
June 20, 2008
Photons, Qubits and Computers  A Quantum Mechanics Lab on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Van der WaalsZeeman Colloquium invited by
Robert Spreeuw,
Van der WaalsZeeman Instituut, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,
June 10, 2008
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Quantum Optics Experiments with Electronic Circuits
A. Wallraff
Optics Colloquium by the optics network at the ETH Zurich (optETH) invited by
Prof. Vahid Sandoghdar, NanoOptics, LPC, ETH Zurich,
Zurich, Switzerland, May 5, 2008
Photons, Qubits and Computers  A Quantum Mechanics Lab on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Alpine Joint Group Seminar on Molecular Physics invited by
Gerard Meijer (FHI, Berlin), Frederic Merkt (ETH Zuerich),
Wim Ubachs (VU, Amsterdam),
Diavolezza, Switzerland, February 38, 2008
Photons, Qubits and Computers  A Quantum Mechanics Lab on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Linnaeus Colloquia on Engineered Quantum Systems invited by
Goran Johansson and Per Delsing,
Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience  MC2,
Chalmers University of Technology,
Göteborg, Sweden, January 31, 2008
Circuit quantum electrodynamics: observing strong
coupling between a superconducting qubit and a photon
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Frederic Pierre,
LPNCNRS, Site Alcatel de Marcoussis, MARCOUSSIS,
FRANCE, January 22, 2008

2007 
Photons, Qubits and Computers
 A Quantum Mechanics Lab on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Micro and Nano Science Platform (MNSP) Advisory Board Meeting,
Presentation "Research Highlights", invited by
Prof. C. Hierold, MNSP, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, November 28, 2007
Observation of Berry's Phase in a Solid State Qubit
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Alexandre Blais,
Département de Physique, Université de Sherbrooke,
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, November 20, 2007
Berry’s Phase in a Cooper Pair Box Qubit
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Rob Schoelkopf, Departments of Applied Physics and Physics,
Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, November 15, 2007
Photons, Qubits and Computers
 A Quantum Mechanics Lab on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Symposium  "FIRST Anniversary The FIRST five years"
(FIRST – Frontiers In Research: Space & Time), invited by
Prof. Ursula Keller and Heinz Jaeckl, ETH Zurich, Zurich,
Switzerland, October 26, 2007
Geometric Phases in Superconducting Qubits
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Denis Vion and Daniel Esteve, SPEC, CEASaclay,
GifsurYvette Cedex, France, July 31, 2007
Geometric Phases in Superconducting Qubits
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Prof. Alexey Ustinov, Department of Physics, University of ErlangenNuremberg,
Germany, July 18, 2007
Photons, Qubits and Computers  A Quantum Mechanics Lab on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Colloquium of LMU and TU Munich invited by
Prof. Jan van Delft and Dr. Florian Marquardt, Department fuer Physik,
LudwigMaximiliansUniversitaet Muenchen, Muenchen, Germany, July 16, 2007
Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with an Electronic Circuit
A. Wallraff
Invited talk at SFB on Control and Measurement
of Coherent Quantum Systems (annual meeting), invited by
Prof. Jörg Schmiedmayer, Atominstitut österreichischer Universitäten,
TU Wien, Vienna, Austria, July 5, 2007
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with
Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
Solid State Physics Seminar invited by
Prof. v. Löhneysen and Dr. Roland Schäfer, Institut für Festkörperphysik,
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 28, 2007
Quantum Systems for Information Technology
A. Wallraff
ETH Homecoming Day Alumni Lecture, Departement Physik, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, June 22, 2007
Photons, Qubits and Computers  A Quantum Mechanic`s Lab on a Chip
A. Wallraff
ETH Zurich Public Introductory Lecture invited by
Prof. Konrad Osterwalder, Rektor,
ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, April 26, 2007

2006 
Was ist Licht?
A. Wallraff with Juerg Froehlich
An den Grenzen des Wissens, Interdisziplinäre Veranstaltungsreihe UZH und ETHZ invited by
Prof. Dr. Peter Walde, Dept. Materialwissenschaft, ETH Zürich. and Dr. Frantisek Kraus, Institut für Automatik, ETH Zürich,
November 16, 2006
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
Colloquium invited by
Markus Buttiker, Section de Physique, Universite de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland, June 19, 2006
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Superconducting Qubits and Cavities
A. Wallraff
Seminar Atelier de Physique Theorique invited by
Markus Buttiker, Département de Physique Théorique, Universite de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland, June 20, 2006

2005 
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Daniel Esteve and Denis Vion, SPEC, CEASaclay, GifsurYvette Cedex, France, July 20, 2005
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Prof. JeanMichel Raimond,
Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Département de Physique, Ecole Normale Supérieure,
Paris, France, July 18, 2005
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Doing Quantum Optics on a Chip
A. Wallraff
UC Berkeley Physics Department Colloquium, invited by
Prof. John Clarke,
UC Berkeley,
Berkeley, CA, USA, March 14, 2005
Dispersive Readout of Charge Qubits using the Circuit QED Architecture
A. Wallraff
Seminar invited by
Prof. Leo Kouwenhoven and Prof. Hans Mooij, Quantum Transport Group, Kavli Intstitute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, Delft,
The Netherlands, March 7, 2005
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with
Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
Stanford Applied Physics/Physics Colloquium, invited by
Prof. David GoldhaberGordon,
Stanford University,
Laboratory for Advanced Materials,
Stanford, CA, USA, March 1, 2005
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Doing Quantum Optics with
Superconductors
A. Wallraff
Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, invited by
Prof. Nina Markovic,
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, February 23, 2005
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with
Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
Seminar, invited by
Prof. Ali Yazdani,
Department of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton,
NJ, February 11, 2005
Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Processing with
Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
R.G. Herb Materials Physics Seminars, invited by
Prof. Mark A. Eriksson and Prof. Mark Rzchowski,
Department of Physics,
University of WisconsinMadison,
Madison, WI, February 8, 2005
Doing Quantum Optics with Electrical Circuits: Coherent Coupling
of a Single Photon to a Superconducting Qubit
A. Wallraff
Physics Colloquium, invited by
Prof. Christoph Strunk,
Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät II  Physik, Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, January 31, 2005
Quantum Optics and Quantum Computing with Superconducting Circuits
A. Wallraff
Seminar, invited by
Prof. Christoph Bruder and Prof. Wolfgang Belzig, Departement Physik und Astronomie
Universitaet Basel, Basel, Switzerland, January 28, 2005
Doing Quantum Optics with Electrical Circuits: Coherent Coupling
of a Single Photon to a Superconducting Qubit
A. Wallraff
Seminar, invited by
Prof. Klaus Ensslin,
Institute for Solid State Physics,
ETH Zürich, Switzerland, January 26, 2005
Doing Quantum Optics with Electrical Circuits: Coherent Coupling
of a Single Photon to a Superconducting Qubit
A. Wallraff
MIT Condensed Matter Physics "Chez Pierre" Seminar, invited by
Prof. Marc Kastner,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Department of Physics,Cambridge, MA, January 13, 2005

2004 
Resonant and Dispersive Strong Coupling in Circuit Quantum
Electrodynamics: A New Approach to Superconducting Quantum Computation
A. Wallraff
Group seminar, invited by
Dr. Evgeni Il'ichev and Prof. Eckhardt Hoenig,
Institut für Physikalische Hochtechnologie e.V., Jena, Germany, December 22, 2004
Coherent control and timeresolved dispersive readout of a Cooper
pair box strongly coupled to a high Q onchip resonator
A. Wallraff
Group seminar, invited by
Prof. A. Ustinov, Physikalisches Institut III
Universität ErlangenNürnberg,
Erlangen, Germany, December 20, 2004
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: A New Architecture for Superconducting Quantum Computation
A. Wallraff
Group seminar, invited by
Prof. Dr. Rainer Blatt, Institut für Experimentalphysik
Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, December 17, 2004
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Doing Quantum Optics with Superconductors
A. Wallraff
Physics Colloquium, invited by
Prof. Atac Imamoglu, Institute of Quantum Electronics, Quantum Photonics Group
ETH Zürich, Switzerland, December 15, 2004
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Doing Quantum Optics on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Invited by
Dr. A. Marx and Prof. R. Gross, Walther Meissner Institute for Low Temperature Research,
Bavarian Academy of Sciences & Technische Universität München,
Garching, Germany, July 8, 2004
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Coupling a Superconducting Qubit to a Single Photon
A. Wallraff
Invited by
Prof. A. Ustinov, Physikalisches Institut III
Universität ErlangenNürnberg,
Erlangen, Germany, July 5, 2004
Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics: Doing Quantum Optics on a Chip
A. Wallraff
Invited by
Prof. Leo Kouwenhoven, Quantum Transport Group, Kavli Intstitute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, Delft,
The Netherlands , June 29, 2004
Quantum Dynamics of a Single Vortex.
A. Wallraff, A. V. Lukashenko, J. Lisenfeld, A. Kemp, M. V. Fistul,
Yu. Koval and A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by
Prof. J. Friedman, Department of Physics, Amherst College,
Amherst MA, USA, Febuary 12, 2004

2003 
Quantum dynamics of the phase in driven Josephson junctions.
A. Wallraff, A. V. Lukashenko, J. Lisenfeld, A. Kemp, M. V. Fistul,
Yu. Koval and A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by
Dr. S. Kohler and Prof. P. Hänggi, Lehrstuhl für Theoretische
Physik I, Universität Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, June 26, 2003

2002 
Multiphoton transitions between energy levels
in a currentbiased Josephson tunnel junction.
A. Wallraff,
A. Lukashenko, T. Duty, and A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by
Dr. S. Shnirman and Prof. G. Schoen, Institut für Theoretische
Festkörperphysik, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 22 , 2002
Thermal Activation and Quantum Tunneling of the
Phase in Josephson Tunnel Junctions.
A. Wallraff,
A. Lukashenko, T. Duty, C. Coqui, A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by PD
Dr. J. Ankerhold and Prof. H. Grabert, Fakultät für Physik,
Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, April 25 , 2002
Supraleitende Qubits: Quantenmechanik der Phase in
JosephsonTunnelkontakten
A. Wallraff, A. Lukashenko,
T. Duty, C. Coqui, A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by Prof. R. Kleiner,
Physikalisches Institut  Experimentalphysik II, Universität
Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, April 19, 2002
Quantum dynamics of the phase in Josephson tunnel
junctions at millikelvin temperatures.
A. Wallraff,
A. Lukashenko, T. Duty, C. Coqui, A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by
Dr. A. Marx and Prof. R. Gross, WaltherMeissnerInstitut für
Tieftemperaturforschung der Bayrischen Akademie der Wissenschaften,
Garching, Germany, January 18 , 2002
Josephson vortices at millikelvin temperatures:
Experiments towards the realization of a novel superconducting qubit.
A. Wallraff, A. Lukashenko, T. Duty, C. Coqui, A. Kemp,
M. V. Fistul, A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by Dr. C. Bergemann and
Prof. B. Batlogg, Laboratorium fuer Festkörperphysik, ETH
Hoenggerberg, Zürich, Switzerland, January 10 , 2002

2001 
Josephson Vortices at Millikelvin Temperatures:
Experiments towards the Realization of a Novel Superconducting Qubit
A. Wallraff, A. Lukashenko, T. Duty, C. Coqui, A. Kemp,
M. V. Fistul, A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by Dr. R. Blick and
Prof. J. Kotthaus, Lehrstuhl für experimentelle Halbleiterphysik,
LudwigMaximiliansUniversität München, Germany, July 2, 2001
Josephson Vortices at Millikelvin Temperatures:
Experiments towards the Realization of a Novel Superconducting Qubit
A. Wallraff, A. Lukashenko, T. Duty, C. Coqui, A. Kemp,
M. V. Fistul, A. V. Ustinov.
Invited by Prof. M. Franz, Deptartment
of Physics & Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
BC, Canada, March 8, 2001


Andreas Wallraff
andreas.wallraff@phys.ethz.ch



