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Session 2 on
Information-Theoretic Approaches to Thermodynamics

( 26 Aug - 13 Sep 2013 )

Venue: IMS Auditorium

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Monday, 26 Aug 2013

09:30am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Kick-off tutorial: Equilibration I

Jens Eisert, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Kick-off tutorial: Equilibration II

Jens Eisert, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Group Photo & Lunch Reception at IMS ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Entropy increase in K-Step Markovian, decoherent quantum dynamics (PDF)

Jochen Gemmer, Universität Osnabrück, Germany

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Entropic uncertainty in finite systems

Hans Maassen, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Quantum equilibration (PDF)

Tony Short, University of Bristol, UK

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

05:00pm - 09:30pm

--- Social Event: Board walk from Kent Ridge to Mount Faber ---

Dinner at Vivocity

Thursday, 29 Aug 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Landauer’s principle and the thermodynamics of error correction (PDF)

Charles Bennett, IBM, USA

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

On the role of entanglement in work extraction (PDF)

Marti Perarnau Llobet, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

Friday, 30 Aug 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

The physics of information: from maxwell's demon to landauers (PDF)

Eric Lutz, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

(Im-)proving Landauer's principle & a few questions (PDF)

David Reeb, Technische Universität München, Germany

07:00pm - 10:30pm

--- Excursion to Night Safari ---

For registered participants only

Participants to bear ticket cost

Monday, 2 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Kick-off tutorial: Small thermal machines I

Paul Skrzypczyk, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Kick-off tutorial: Small thermal machines II

Paul Skrzypczyk, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:15pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:15pm - 05:15pm

Talk/discussion session

Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Thermodynamic work gain from entanglement

Masahito Ueda, The University of Tokyo, Japan

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Local thermal states and correlations (PDF)

Toni Acin, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Entanglement in small self-contained quantum fridges (PPT)

Nicolas Brunner, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Thursday, 5 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Thermodynamics of discrete quantum processes (PDF)

Janet Anders, University of Exeter, UK

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Thermal machines driven by quantum quenches

Rodrigo Gallego L, Freie Universit, Germany

Friday, 6 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Work extraction from quantum systems

Paul Skrzypczyk, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

07:00pm - 09:30pm

--- BBQ ---

For registered participants only

Payment details to be announced

Monday, 9 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Kick-off tutorial: Information and work I

Renato Renner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Kick-off tutorial: Information and work II

Renato Renner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

03:00pm - 04:15pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:15pm - 05:15pm

The minimal work cost of information processing (PDF)

Philippe Faist, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Subjectivity in thermodynamics (PDF)

Lidia del Rio, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Public Lecture: Gambling Against the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Renato Renner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Venue: LT31, Block S16, Level 3, Faculty of Science, NUS

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

The second laws of quantum thermodynamics (PDF)

Jonathan Oppenheim, University College London , UK

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

Thursday, 12 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Unitary t-designs and thermalization (PDF)

Fernando Brandao, University College London, UK

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

The entropy concept for non-equilibrium states (PDF)

Jakob Yngvason, Universität Wien Vienna, Austria

Friday, 13 Sep 2013

09:45am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

What do fluctuation theorems in the presence of correlations, work extraction from miniature students and the apparent cosmological increase of entropy have in common? 

Terry Rudolph, Imperial College London, UK

11:00am - 11:15am

--- Break ---

11:15am - 12:15pm

Group discussion

12:15pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tea discussion meeting

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Talk/discussion session

07:30pm - 11:00pm

--- Excursion ---


Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Activities · Venue · Enquiries

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