Hendrik de Waard Lezing Beyond Electronics: abondoning perfection

Hendrik de Waard Lezing Beyond Electronics: abondoning perfection

Hendrik de Waard Lezing Beyond Electronics: abondoning perfection

wo, 18 oktober 2017
20:00 uur tot 21:30 uur
Aletta Jacobs Hal, Blauwborgje 4, Groningen

In deze Hendrik de Waard lezing zal David Awschalom focussen op de opmerkelijke ontwikkeling van een nieuwe generatie quantum technologiën. Een onderzoeksgebied op de grens van wetenschap en techniek die de manier waarop we denken over informatie zelf, kan veranderen.

Over David Awschalom

David Awschalom is the Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering and Deputy Director for Space, Infrastructure, and Facilities at the University of Chicago. He is one of the world’s leading scientists in spintronics and quantum information engineering. His research involves understanding and controlling the spins of electrons, ions, and nuclei for fundamental studies of quantum systems, as well as potential applications in computing, imaging, and encryption. David Awschalom is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the European Academy of Sciences.

This lecture is organised by the Hendrik de Waard Foundation in cooperation with Studium Generale Groningen and Science LinX. The Hendrik de Waard Foundation was founded after the retirement of the late professor of physics Hendrik de Waard in 1987. Annually, the foundation organises a lecture to inform and intrigue the general public about recent developments in science. www.hdw.fmf.nl

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