As scientific field quantum computing is interdisciplinary and seeks to understand the processing of information using quantum mechanics principles. Quantum computing is the exploitation of properties of quantum states such as superposition and entanglement to perform computation.
For certain types of problems, it provides extreme superiority in computational speed compared to conventional computers. A full-scale quantum computer has not yet been developed but has great growth potential and quantum information technology is considered to be an emerging industry.
At the seminar, the possibilities and the development of quantum technologies and quantum computers for practical applications, is being discussed. Keynote speaker Professor Akira Furusawa talks about how to use optical technologies to realise quantum computers, followed by Professor Per Delsing describing how a quantum computer based on superconducting electronics is being built at Chalmers.
Moderator: Anne Lidgard, IVA Fellow and Senior Advisor at Vinnova
Programme & speakers
Opening remarks by Tuula Teeri, IVA President and Kazuyuki Kuroda, Director of JSPS Stockholm Office
Quantum Technologies – now and in the future, Mohamed Bourennane, Professor Stockholm University, Quantum Information and Quantum Optics.
Optical Quantum Computers with Quantum Teleportation, Akira Furusawa, Professor University of Tokyo, RIKEN Center for Quantum Computing
Quantum Computing with Superconducting Circuits, Per Delsing, IVA Fellow and Professor Chalmers University of Technology, Physics
Closing remarks by Noke Masaki, the Ambassador of Japan to Sweden
The entire seminar is in English.