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June 18, 202411:30 amYusef MalekiQuantum Eraser and Gravity

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June 11, 2024William MurphyThe Role of Biodiversity Genomics in Biomedical Sciences
May 7, 2024Narangerel AltangerelThermostable Raman Interaction Profiling (TRIP)
April 30, 2024Xuanhua WangFull quantum approach to nonequilibrium condensation & Quantum informational approach to black holes
April 24, 2024Sean CarrollExtracting the Universe from the Wave Function
April 24, 2024Michael G. StraussThe Higgs Boson: Some highlights from twelve years of measurements using the ATLAS Detector at the LHC
April 23, 2024Matthew F. WolfordThe Search for the ‘Best’ Driver for Laser Driven Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy
April 16, 2024Vanderlei S. BagnatoObservation of relaxation stages in out-of-equilibrium closed quantum systems: the case of turbulence in atomic trapped superfluid
April 10, 2024Zhenhuan YiQuantum Coherence Applications in Biology
April 10, 2024Gerhard PaulusXUV coherence tomography: Non-invasive, nano-scale cross-sectional imaging with high harmonics
April 5, 2024Yide ZhangExtreme Imaging Techniques for Optical and Quantum Sciences
April 2, 2024Sergio H. CantuExploring Quantum Simulation with Rydberg Atom Arrays
March 27, 2024Lukasz DusanowskiSingle Erbium Ions as Telecom Quantum Spin-Photon Interfaces
March 26, 2024Jérôme RiediThe 3MI mission and the EPS-SG program: Europe’s next eyes for the observation of aerosols, clouds, and their interactions
March 26, 2024Conner GallowayBigger is Better: NLO-Boosted Excimer Lasers for Inertial Fusion Energy
March 22, 2024Peter BrownMultiplexed optical diffraction tomography for high-speed volumetric imaging of microswimmers and active colloids
March 19, 2024Pavel V. TsvetkovInstrumentation Needs and Novel Sensor Options for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
March 12, 2024Mehmet Emre TasginEnvironmental-induced work extraction
March 5, 2024Christian HeideSteering electrons with lightwaves: From landau-Zener-Stückelberg Interferometry to high-harmonic spectroscopy and Floquet engineering
February 27, 2024J. Gary EdenKrypton Fluoride (248 nm) As The Laser Driver for Inertial Fusion Energy (IFE)
February 20, 2024Aleksei ZheltikovExtreme events in nonlinear optics
February 13, 2024Charles WallaceEntanglement Preservation Through Suppression of Wigner Weisskopf Decay in Uniformly Accelerated Atoms
February 6, 2024Steven T. CundiffMultidimensional Coherent Spectroscopy
January 30, 2024Dana Z. AndersonMaxwell Matter Waves & The Oqtant Quantum Matter Machine
January 23, 2024Aart VerhoefOptical technologies for new discoveries in life sciences: Multiphoton microscopy, Raman imaging and Optical Coherence Tomography
January 17 – 18, 2024Post PQE 2024
January 8 – 12, 2024PQE
January 16, 2024Mikkel BrydegaardPhotonic sensing of insect species richness in situ
December 5, 2023Yusef MalekiQuantum dynamics and entanglement
November 28, 2023Anatoly SvidzinskyGeneration of entangled photon pairs by accelerated mirrors, superluminal boundaries, and optical analog of Hawking radiation
November 21, 2023Doug DykaarLasers on Silicon
November 14, 2023Muzzamal Iqbal ShaukatDark Soliton Qudits: A Novel Quantum Information Platform
November 7, 2023Shenglong XuProbing the Frontiers of Quantum Many-Body Dynamics with Random Circuits
October 31, 2023Luiz DavidovichQuantum metrology: from basic science to useful applications
October 24, 2023Vladimir KhmelenkoPurely Spatial Quantum Diffusion of H Atoms in Solid H2 at Temperatures below 1 K
October 13, 2023Konstantin DorfmanHigh precision spectroscopy in frequency, time and spatial domains: squeezed light, high harmonics and metasurfaces
October 13, 2023Yidan WangUniversal Few-Body Scattering in Quantum Optics
October 10, 2023Ning NingBayesian sparse principal component analysis
October 3, 2023Moritz MehmetSqueezed states of light and their application in gravitational wave detectors
September 26, 2023William G. UnruhUnderstanding Schwarzschild
September 19, 2023Narangerel AltangerelA novel non-destructive tool for estimating amino acid composition of proteins in solution
September 12, 2023Yusef MalekiGravitational Quantum Eraser
September 5, 2023J. Gary EdenLow temperature deposition of oxide films driven by VUV/deep-UV radiation or arrays of microplasmas, and photolithography at 172 nm
September 5, 2023J. Gary EdenKrypton Fluoride (248 nm) as the Laser Driver for Inertial Fusion Energy (IFE)
August 22, 2023Euclydes Marega JuniorControlling the optical properties of matter by using Metasurfaces
July 17 – 28, 2023IQSE Summer School
July 17 – 28, 2023Quantum Science Summer Camp
June 20, 2023Ofer FirstenbergPhoton-photon interactions: from conditional phase to quantum vortices
June 20, 2023Gershon KurizkiNonlinear Filtering of Quantum Noise for Sensing and Work
June 6, 2023Vanderlei S. BagnatoPhotodynamic: From Cancer treatment to breaking down the resistance to antibiotic (or Why Physics is important for health care?)
May 30, 2023Vanderlei S. BagnatoCharacterization and Universal Scaling Properties of a Turbulent Atomic Superfluid
May 23, 2023Alexander DoroninMonte Carlo method for light transport in complex scattering media and its practical applications in Biomedical Optical Diagnostics, 3D Computer…
May 19, 2023Nikolay I. ZheludevThe physics and technology of optical superoscillations
May 16, 2023Marlan ScullyTools of Quantum Statistical Physics: the Good the Bad and the Ugly
May 9, 2023Barnabas KimComparison between descriptions on quantum systems: ‘Quantum Jump’ vs ‘Stochastic’ equation
April 25, 2023Alexey BelyaninQuantum dynamics of many-qubit systems in dissipative nanocavities
April 18, 2023Waruna KulatilakaSimultaneous Multi-Species Imaging Diagnostics in Gas-Phase Reacting Flows Using Femtosecond Laser Pulses
April 17, 2023János A. BergouComplementarity: Is it intrinsic or measurement related?
April 14, 2023János A. BergouBroadcasting single-qubit and multi-qubit-entangled states: authentication, cryptography, and distributed quantum computation
April 11, 2023David J. HiltonTHz Time-domain Spectroscopy: Unlocking New Materials Physics in Novel Condensed Matter Systems
April 4, 2023Ted A. LaurenceSolutions for 3D Bioimaging with Applications in Host Pathogen Science and Bio-energy
March 28, 2023Alan WangBiological Photonic Crystal Sensors: Materials, Applications, and Fusion with Machine Learning
March 24, 2023Philip KurianUltraviolet superradiance from mega-networks of tryptophan in biological architectures
March 21, 2023Shaul MukamelCoupled electron and nuclear dynamics in molecules revealed by femtosecond x ray and electron pulses and by twisted light
March 14, 2023Jung-Tsung ShenCoherent states of photonic dimers
March 7, 2023Joaquin Rodriguez-NievaQuantifying quantum chaos from microcanonical fluctuations
February 28, 2023Arash AziziHolography, Wormholes, and ER=EPR
February 21, 2023Hui CaoCustomizing laser speckle statistics
February 14, 2023Zhenhuan YiOpportunities in Laser-plasma Interaction Experiments with High Power Ultrashort Laser Pulses
February 7, 2023Noah A. RubinMetasurface polarization optics
January 31, 2023Susanne YelinBrain-inspired quantum machine learning
January 24, 2023Olga KocharovskayaQuantum optics with ultra-narrow nuclear resonances and x-ray photons
January 17 – 18, 2023Post PQE 2023
January 9 – 13, 2023PQE
December 13, 2022William G. Unruh
Luiz Davidovich
LIGO is Quantum Ghost quantum metrology
December 6, 2022Shahriar EsmaeiliDetection of SARS-CoV-2 cDNA using Förster Resonance Energy Transfer between upconversion and gold nanoparticles
December 1, 2022Philip StampCorrelated Worldline Theory of Quantum Gravity: Optomechanical Explorations
November 22, 2022Aart VerhoefRecent developments for agri-biophotonics research
November 15, 2022Tao PengTowards single photon level imaging at a distance
November 9, 2022Michael DentonIs water a key player in photobiomodulation?
November 8, 2022J. G. EdenFractal laser modes, speckle-free optical imaging, water optics, and other fascinating topics in optical physics and engineering
November 1, 2022Arash AziziCausality in Unruh acceleration radiation
November 1, 2022Anatoly SvidzinskyDynamics of Fulling–Davies–Unruh effect, Harvesting entanglement of Minkowski vacuum and Propagation backward in time
October 19, 2022Nikolay I. ZheludevPicophotonics
October 18, 2022Brian CairnsDevelopments in polarimetric remote sensing of the Earth over the last two decades
October 4, 2022Matthias KochThe bacterial sense of touch: how micron-small cells measure substrate mechanics using molecular-scale fingers
September 27, 2022William G. UnruhTime and Quantum Gravity
September 20, 2022Galina ShinkarevaFluxes and partitioning of heavy metals in large river basins: multidisciplinary research
September 13, 2022Luiz DavidovichTIME-INVERSION IN QUANTUM METROLOGY
September 9, 2022Akram TouilQuantum Darwinism: the Origin of Objective Classical Reality
August 23rd, 2022Yusef MalekiFrom table-top experiments for quantum gravity to quantum effects in cosmology
August 23rd, 2022Zhenhuan YiHow Raman Techniques Can Make a Bigger Dent in Real-world Applications
August 23rd, 2022Anatoly SvidzinskyUnruh, Cherenkov and Hawking radiation from a negative frequency perspective and propagation backward in time
July 10 – 23, 2022IQSE Summer School
July 10 – 23, 2022Quantum Science Summer Camp
June 15, 2022IQSE-Hagler-Mitchell Institute Workshop on Theoretical Physics
June 15, 2022Michael J. DuffNature versus NATURE
May 26, 2022Dennis SchlippertVery Long Baseline Atom Interferometry
May 4, 2022Doug DykaarFiber-Optic Diffusers and Sensors
May 3, 2022Frances S. Ligler, D.Phil., D.Sc.A view of early Earth observing satellite technology and science
April 28, 2022Thomas H. Vonder HaarA view of early Earth observing satellite technology and science
April 27, 2022Gershon KurizkiHow to bridge thermodynamics and quantum mechanics in heat machines?
April 26, 2022Valery PokrovskyPhysics and Mathematics in Kharkov in the first half of 19-th century
April 20, 2022Matthew J. BergThe Physics of Shadows in Classical Electrodynamics
April 12, 2022StoverEnhancing the Purpose of Food
April 5, 2022William G. UnruhThe origin of acceleration temperature
March 29, 2022Devang NaikExperimental Ultra Cold Atoms: from the lab to the real world
March 22, 2022Dong Hee SonExcitons in strongly quantum confined perovskite quantum dots
March 15, 2022M. Raymer and T. LandesTwo-Photon Absorption and Sum Frequency Generation with Broadband Bright Squeezed Vacuum: Classical and Quantum Models and Initial Experiments
March 8, 2022Prof. Goong ChenModes of Motion of a Coronavirus
March 1, 2022Anatoly Svidzinsky Construction of classical field theories from the first principles 
February 15, 2022Renyi ZhangAirborne particulate matter: From human health, weather, to climate
February 15, 2022Robert O. AmbroseRobots at the Johnson Space Center, and Future Plans
February 8, 2022Stephen A. FullingStatus of the Equivalence Principle for Uniform Acceleration Radiation
February 1, 2022Raphael Pooser21st Century Quantum Sensing
January 25, 2022Jonathan S. Ben-BenjaminA quantum optics view of Hawking’s Hawking radiation cartoon
January 18 – 19, 2022Post PQE 2022
January 10 – 14, 2022PQE
December 14, 2021Prof. Jonathan OppenheimGravitationally induced decoherence vs space-time diffusion:  testing the quantum nature of gravity
December 8, 2021Eugene FrumkerSpace-time coupling in femtosecond and attosecond science
12/1/2021Steven F DiMarcoOcean Observing Systems: Monitoring Our Changing Planet in Extreme Locations – the Need for Next Generation Sensors and Technology
11/23/2021Fumika SuzukiLandau Zenner effect while tunneling
11/16/2021Luiz DavidovichHow Quantum Physics Can Help in Making Better Sensors
10/26/2021Dana Z. AndersonMatterwaves, Matterons, and the Atomtronic Transistor Oscillator
10/19/2021WorkshopCelebrating Professors William G. Unruh and Luiz Davidovich joining the faculty
10/12/2021Dr. William G. UnruhNegative frequencies, annihilation operators, amplifiers, detectors, and particle creation
10/5/2021George W KattawarPeregrinations in Ocean Optics: from Biophotonics to Radiative Transfer
9/21/2021Dr. Aart VerhoefRaman microscopy and quantum optics for plant science
9/14/2021Anatoly SvidzinskyEnhancing two-photon processes using entangled states of light
9/7/2021Hamid Reza HamediInteraction of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum with atomic schemes
8/31/2021Abhijit ChakrabortyConformal quantum mechanics and black hole thermodynamics
8/7/2021Hung-Jen WuOvercoming Challenges in Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopic Detection
6/8/2021Leo BelloCan nonlinear parametric oscillators solve the Ising model?
6/1/2021Philip HemmerFluorescent diamond and phosphor nanoparticles for quantum biosensing
5/25/2021Yigit SubasiQuantum linear systems problem
5/18/2021Girish S AgarwalManipulation of two photon blockade by cavities: dipole blockade without dipole-dipole interaction
5/11/2021Filip RonningLos Alamos National Laboratory
5/4/2021Alexey V. AkimovColor center in diamond for quantum computation and sensing applications
4/27/2021Michael J. MartinQuantum information science with laser-dressed atoms
4/20/2021Dr. Felipe GuzmanLaser measurement science for optomechanical and quantum technologies
3/23/2021Dr. Adarsh Venkataraman GanesanPhononic Frequency Combs As A New Context for Quantum Information Science
3/16/2021Workshop IQSE AMO QO Seminar Series:Atomic and Molecular optics & Condensed matter goups
3/9/2021Dr. Denis SukachevInterfaces between color centers and photons
2/23/2021Anatoly SvidzinskyEntanglement of Minkowski vacuum, Unruh and Cherenkov radiation, and causality in quantum optics
2/16/2021Anatoly SvidzinskyEntanglement of Minkowski vacuum, Unruh and Cherenkov radiation, and causality in quantum optics
1/26/2021Dr. Saeid VashahriQuantum dynamical phenomena in non-Hermitian and magnomechanical systems
11/18/2020Dr. Zhenrong ZhangImaging Molecular-Semiconductor Interactions
11/17/2020James M. MusserDiscoveries and Lessons from Eight Months of COVID-19 Pathology-Based Research at Houston Methodist
11/10/2020Dr. Philip HemmerBiological sensing applications of fluorescent diamonds and Phosphors
11/3/2020Dr. Richard GomerFrom Physics to Therapeutics
10/27/2020Dr. Volker DeckertSpectroscopic and topographic identification of virions
10/20/2020Aleksei ZheltikovThrough the mind’s eye: photons, neurons, and uncertainty
10/13/2020Jeffrey D. CirilloCombating the long-term effects of COVID-19 with vaccination
10/6/2020Jung-Tsung ShenPhotonic dimers and their applications (in optical imaging and quantum logic gates)
9/29/2020Dr. Edward S FryIntegrating Cavity for High Sensitivity Measurements
3/3/2020Stephen SafeThe Orphan Nuclear Receptor as a Drug Target for Cancer Chemotherapy
2/28/2020Enno GieseQuantum clocks in atom interferometry
2/27/2020Trotter PrizeTrotter Prize workshop
2/18/2020Drs. Tao Peng and Zhedong ZhangQuantum interference effects: From Hanbury-Brown-Twiss effect to Quantum Eraser
2/11/2020Euclydes Marega, Jr.Fabrication of Semicondcutor Quantum Dots for Nanophotonics Applications
2/4/2020Jung Bog KimAtomic interferometer on an atom chip
1/28/2020H. EleuchExact spectra of harmonic like potentials
1/13/2019Byoung S. Ham Understanding of anticorrelation and its potential application of unconditionally secured cryptography in a coherence regime
1/6/2019workshopIQSE-BRIC meeting
11/3/2019Chuanzhou ZhuNovel Spin-orbit copuling in cold atoms
11/22/2019WorkshopIQSE-BRIC meeting
11/20/2019Stefan H.E. KaufmannTuberculosis: How to defeat the most successful Pathogen on Earth
11/19/2019Zhenhuan YiDialogs on quantum Mechanics
11/18/2019Carlos OrdonezAn Update on nonrelativistic Quantum anomalies in lower dimensional system
11/13/2019Feng LongLongExploring the weakest and the strongest gravity by twisted light
11/12/2019William UnruhNon-locality and Bell’s argument
11/8/2019WorkshopIQSE-BRIC meeting
10/30/2019Allan RosencwaigEarly development of photoacoustic spectroscopy and thermal wave physics: a personal perspective
10/29/2019Dr. Mikhail N. ShneiderLaser induced ponderomotive convection in water
10/22/2019Jaydeep K BasuControlling Emission Efficiency of Quantum Dot Assemblies through Photonic and Electrical Tuning: New Regimes of Light-Matter Interactions at the Nanoscale
10/18/2019Michael G. StraussThe Higgs Particle after Seven Years
10/15/2019Wenchao GeDistributed Quantum Metrology with Nonclassical States
10/8/2019Alexey AkimovToward quantum simulation with Thulium atom
9/26/2019Mini-SymposiumMini-symposium on Quantum Field Theory in Curved Space-time*
9/24/2019Dr. Luiz DavidovichTowards the ultimate precision limits: Two lectures on quantum metrology
9/17/2019William UnruhWhat happens when an accelerated particle detector detects a Ridler particle
9/13/2019WorkshopIQSE-BRIC meeting
9/10/2019 Gutierrez-Jauregui Review on angular momentum of light
9/4/2019Mark RaizenPutting Maxwell’s demon to work on Medical Isotopes at the Pointsman Foundation
9/3/2019G. S. AgarwalSuperresolution microscopy with tailored illumination and quantum optical correlations
8/27/2019 Parashu NyaupaneUltrafast 2D spectroscopy with frequency combs: towards cavity enhanced multidimentional spectroscopy molecular beams
5/14/2019N/Amaterials science
4/30/2019George LivadiotisKappa distributions and nonextensive statistical mechanics: Theory and applications in astrophysical plasmas
4/23/2019Zhixian YuAchieving Quantum Limited 3D Optical Superresolution by Classical Measurements
4/18/2019STEPHEN FREELANDmaking evolutionary sense of Life’s central Dogma
4/16/2019Suhail ZubairyQuantum communication protocols
4/12/2019Malcolm PerryBlack Hole Entropy and Soft Hair
4/2/2019 Zhenhuan YiEnhancing Coherent Anti-Stokes spectroscopy
3/26/2019Matthew T. SheldonPhotocurrent, Photovoltage, and Optical Magnetism in Plasmonic Metals
3/19/2019Vladimir KhmelenkoNuclear polarized phases of H atoms embedded in solid H2 films
3/5/2019Mini-talk seriesMini-talk series
2/26/2019Suhail Zubairy Teaching quantum mechanics to freshmen – a novel experience
2/21/2019William G. Unruh Time, Gravity and Quantum Mechanics
2/17/2019Alexey AkimovChaotic distribution of Fano-Feshabach resonances in Thulium atom
2/12/2019Vanderlei S. BagnatoThermodynamic of a Bose-Einstein condensation using a Global Variable approximation
2/7/2019Vanderlei S. BagnatoPresent challenges in healthcare: How biophotonics can help
2/7/2019Alma FernandezUltrafast Lasers for Biophotonics Applications
2/5/2019Aart VerhoefFast High-Resolution Imaging of Living Systems with Novel Ultrafast Lasers
1/29/2019Mehmet Emre TasginQuantum Plasmonics for circumventing the limitations in SERS and SNOM
1/14/2019Alexei SokolovCoherent Raman Spectroscopy for Measuring Trace Amounts of Chemicals: from Stand-off Detection to Nano-sensing
12/12/2018Baylor SeminarsBaylor Seminars
12/11/2018Qiang Chen Stimulated Raman Near-Backscattering and Ionization Assisted Self-Guiding
11/27/2018Konstantin E. Dorfman Quantum optics beyond qubits: molecular spectroscopy and imaging with quantum light
11/20/2018Robert F. O’ConnellDemise of Unruh Radiation
11/15/2018Baylor SeminarsRemembrances of Stephen Hawking
11/6/2018Qing XuField-intensity correlation in an open system
10/30/2018William Unruh Introduction to quantum field theory and curved space-time
10/16/2018Baylor SeminarsBaylor Seminars
10/16/2018Volker Deckert pushing the resolution in near-field Raman scattering
10/12/2018Aashish ClerkPhotonic analogues of topological superconductors
10/9/2018Hans SchuesslerCavity enhanced spectroscopy
10/5/2018William UnruhIntroduction to quantum field theory and curved space-time
10/4/2018William UnruhIntroduction to quantum field theory and curved space-time
10/3/2018Da-Wei WangChiral Quantum Optics: Photons, atoms and qubits
10/2/2018Wilhelm BeckerCircularly polarized high-order harmonics from tailored laser pulses
10/1/2018Michael Duff 3 Tutorials
9/25/2018Michael DuffNature versus NATURE: how the world’s top science journal keeps getting it wrong on fundamental constants
9/18/2018Baylor SeminarsBaylor Seminars
9/11/2018Sergei SheludiakovExotic behavior of H atoms embedded in solid Ne/H2 mixtures and pure H2 at temperatures below 1 K
9/10/2018workshopWorkshop on Emerging Frontiers in Quantum-,Nano-, and Bio-Photonics
9/4/2018Marlan ScullyTHE QUANTUM THEORY OF THE LASER: Yesterday, today and tomorrow
9/4/2018Baylor SeminarsBaylor Seminars
8/27/2018Simon GroeblacherQuantum experiments with massive, mechanical oscillators
6/25/2018 Sean BlakleyPhotophysics of the Nitrogen-Vacancy Center in Diamond