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Daniel Stack will speak on April 3, 2023  in 2008 Superconductivity Center at 11am

HQAN Industry Talk: "An Old Qubit Contender Becomes New Again: Neutral Atoms," Dr. Daniel Stack, Atom Computing

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Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks (HQAN)
2008 Superconductivity Center
Apr 3, 2023   11:00 am - 1:00 pm  
Dr. Daniel Stack, Quantum Engineering Manager, Atom Computing
Patrick Snyder
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Meet with Dr. Daniel Stack, Quantum Engineering Manager at Atom Computing, to learn more about Atom Computing and possible job/internship opportunities. Luncheon will follow.

An Old Qubit Contender Becomes New Again: Neutral Atoms

Abstract: Neutral-atom quantum computing architectures are advantageous because of their scalability and their long qubit coherence times resulting from naturally occurring long-lived states of the atom. Optical tweezer arrays of individually trapped alkali earth atoms have attractive properties in terms of storage and coherent manipulation of quantum information as well as for cooling, state preparation and measurement. In this talk, I will discuss how we assemble and reload our register of nuclear spin qubits. This process involves preparing atoms into the target qubit state via several stages of laser-cooling and loading these nuclear spin qubits into our holographically generated trapping potentials.

Bio: Dr. Daniel Stack is the Quantum Engineering Manager for Atom Computing in Boulder, Colorado.  He began his career as an Optics Fellow at Stony Brook University, where he received his PhD under the supervision of Professor Harold Metcalf in 2012.  Dr. Stack then studied neutral atom Quantum Memories and Quantum Frequency Conversion as an ORAU Postdoctoral Fellow at the US Army Research Lab in the group of Dr. Patty Lee.  Before joining Atom Computing, Dr. Stack was the technical lead for Quantum Gates at Honeywell (now Quantinuum).   

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