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7 talksCollection Number C23040
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Quantum Theory 2023/24
12 talksCollection Number C23042Talk

Quantum Theory Lecture  090623

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090039 

Quantum Theory Lecture  090723

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090050 

Quantum Theory Lecture  090823

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090040 

Quantum Theory Lecture  091123

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090041 

Quantum Theory Lecture  091323

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090042 

Quantum Theory Lecture  091423

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090043 

Quantum Theory Lecture  091823

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090044 

Quantum Theory Lecture  092023

Bindiya Arora Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dan Wohns Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090045 


Classical Physics 2023/24
12 talksCollection Number C23041Talk

Classical Physics Lecture  090623
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090027 
Classical Physics Lecture  090723
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090038 
Classical Physics Lecture  090823
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090028 
Classical Physics Lecture  091123
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090029 
Classical Physics Lecture  091323
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090030 
Classical Physics Lecture  091523
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090031 
Classical Physics Lecture  091823
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090032 
Classical Physics Lecture  092023
Aldo Riello Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
PIRSA:23090033


QPV 2023: Advances in quantum position verification
12 talksCollection Number C23037Talk


QPV: An Overview and Reflections
Harry Buhrman Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica

PopescuRohrlich correlations imply efficient instantaneous nonlocal quantum computation
Anne Broadbent University of Ottawa
PIRSA:23090023 
Nonlocal quantum computation meets quantum gravity
Alex May Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Quantum ErrorCorrection and Holographic Task
Beni Yoshida Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


Protocols and Implementations of Quantum Position Verification

Eric Chitambar University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign

Paul Kwiat University of Illinois




It from Qubit 2023
38 talksCollection Number C23021Talk

Talk 44  Large N von Neumann Algebras and the renormalization of Newton's constant
Elliott Gesteau California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Talk 88  Type II_1 algebras for local subregions in quantum gravity
Antony Speranza University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign

Talk 124  von Neumann algebras in JT gravity with matter
David Kolchmeyer Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Talk 61  Horizons are Watching You
Gautam Satishchandran 
An SYK model with a scaling similarity.
Juan Maldacena Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)  School of Natural Sciences (SNS)

Petz recovery from subsystems in conformal field theory
Shreya Vardhan Stanford University




Strings 2023
30 talksCollection Number C23001Talk

Opening Remarks
Robert Myers Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


Research Talk 2  Burns holography
Atul Sharma Harvard University

Research Talk 3  Swampland and a Unification of the Dark Sector
Cumrun Vafa Harvard University

Research Talk 4  A universal pattern at infinite field distance
Irene Valenzuela 
Challenge Talk 1  The Cosmic Neutrino Background: Its distribution on the surface of the Earth and its manipulation on laboratory scales
Savas Dimopoulos Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Research Talk 5  Crossing beyond scattering amplitudes
Hofie Hannesdottir 


TRISEP 2023
39 talksCollection Number C23020Talk

Machine Learning for Quantum ManyBody Systems
21 talksCollection Number C23002Talk


[Virtual] Exploring Quantum Science with Machine Learning
Di Luo Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Near Term Distributed Quantum Computation using Optimal Auxiliary Encoding
Abigail McClain Gomez 


Automated Characterization of Engineered Quantum Materials
Eliska Greplova Delft University of Technology




Quantum Simulators of Fundamental Physics
23 talksCollection Number C23019Talk


Simulating onedimensional quantum chromodynamics on a quantum computer: Realtime evolutions of tetra and pentaquarks
Christine Muschik Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC)


Five short talks  see description for talk titles

Barbara Soda Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Dalila Pirvu Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
 Leonardo Solidoro, Pietro Smaniotto, Kate Brown


First observations of false vacuum decay in a BEC
Ian Moss Newcastle University

Building Quantum Simulators for QuFTs
Jorg Schmiedmayer Technical University of Vienna


Language models for simulating the dynamics of quantum systems
Juan Carrasquilla Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence


Quantum and AI Career Trajectories MiniCourse: Computational Methods and their Applications
12 talksCollection Number C23034Talk



Quantum Ethics Project Workshop: Teaching and incorporating ethics into quantum

Anna Knörr ETH Zurich
 Sara Marsh, Joan Arrow
PIRSA:23050104 







Quantum Spacetime in the Cosmos: From Conception to Reality
32 talksCollection Number C23035Talk

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Niayesh Afshordi University of Waterloo & Perimeter Institute

Quantum Gravity and its connection to observations
Astrid Eichhorn University of Southern Denmark


The Spacetime of Acceleration
Ruth Gregory King's College London

What is the simplicity of the early universe trying to tell us?
Latham Boyle University of Edinburgh

Are we considering enough? Inclusivity in Quantum Gravity and Cosmology
Jarita Holbrook University of Edinburgh


Emergent Metric SpaceTime from the BFSS Matrix Model
Robert Brandenberger McGill University  Department of Physics


Cosmology (2022/2023)
13 talksCollection Number C23028Talk

General Relativity for Cosmology
7 talksCollection Number C23040This is an advanced graduate course which develops the math and physics of general relativity from scratch up to the highest level. The going will sometimes be steep but I try to be always careful. The purpose is to prepare for studies in quantum gravity, relativistic quantum information, black hole physics and cosmology. Quick summary of the contents:  Coordinatefree Differential Geometry, Weyl versus Ricci curvature versus Torsion, Vielbein Formalism, Spinconnections, Formvalued Tensors, Spectral Geometry, some Cohomology.  Derivations of General Relativity including as a Gauge Theory, Diffeomorphism Invariance vs. Symmetries, Bianchi Identities vs. Local and Global Conservation Laws.  Penrose Diagrams for Black Holes and Cosmology, Types of Horizons, Energy Conditions and Singularity theorems, Properties and Classification of Exact Solutions.  Cosmology and Models of Cosmic Inflation 


QPV 2023: Advances in quantum position verification
12 talksCollection Number C23037Quantum position verification (QPV) schemes use the properties of quantum information and the relativistic signalling bound to verify the location of an object (sometimes called a “tag”) to distant observers in an environment that may contain wouldbe spoofers. The guarantee is based on the assumptions of the underlying security model; various theoretically and practically interesting security models have been proposed. The area is attracting increasing interest, with new theoretical developments in security analyses, emerging experimental studies of QPV systems, and recently discovered surprising and intriguing connections to topics in quantum gravity. A workshop on QPV will be held at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
The workshop will cover topics related to all aspects of QPV, including, but not limited to:
 Theoretical developments related to the security of QPV schemes, including development or refinement of security models, proofs of security within given models, tradeoffs between security and efficiency, and Experimental studies of QPV and theoretical work aimed at developing practical QPV schemes.
 QPV’s relationship to other cryptographic tasks and primitives.
 QPV’s relationship to holography and quantum gravity.
Territorial Land Acknowledgement
Perimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.
We thank the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples for hosting us on their land.

It from Qubit 2023
38 talksCollection Number C23021The final meeting of It from Qubit: Simons Collaboration on Quantum Fields, Gravity, and Information will be devoted to recent developments at the interface of fundamental physics and quantum information theory, spanning topics such as
 chaos and thermalization in manybody systems and their realization in quantum gravity;
 informationtheoretic constraints on quantum field theories and their RG flows and symmetries;
 gravitational wormholes and their informationtheoretic implications;
 calculable lowerdimensional models of quantum gravity; the entanglement structure of semiclassical states in quantum gravity;
 quantum errorcorrecting codes in quantum field theory and quantum gravity;
 complexity in field theory and gravity;
 the blackhole information puzzle;
 quantum simulation of quantum field theories and quantum gravity.
Recorded talks: https://pirsa.org/C23021
Territorial Land Acknowledgement
Perimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.
We thank the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples for hosting us on their land.

Strings 2023
30 talksCollection Number C23001The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is delighted to host the 33rd installment of Strings, the flagship annual conference for the extended string theory community.
Strings 2023 will take place at PI July 2429. Capacity is limited to 200 inperson attendees. The programming will incorporate an interactive simulcast for virtual attendees.Recorded talks: https://pirsa.org/C23001
Organizing Committee: Sabrina Pasterski,* Freddy Cachazo, Kevin Costello, Davide Gaiotto, Jaume Gomis, Rob Myers, Pedro Vieira, & Alex Buchel.
Territorial Land Acknowledgement
Perimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.

TRISEP 2023
39 talksCollection Number C23020Talks are recorded and posted on PIRSA (within approx 24 hours).
The 2023 TriInstitute Summer School on Elementary Particles (TRISEP) will be held June 1930, 2023 in Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
TRISEP is an international summer school organized jointly by the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, SNOLAB, and TRIUMF Canada's laboratory for particle and nuclear physics. TRISEP will feature lectures by leading experts in the field of particle physics in its broadest sense and is designed to be very interactive with ample time for questions, discussions and interaction with the speakers. The school is intended for graduate students of all levels who were already exposed to quantum field theory.Registration for in person attendance to TRISEP is now open. Anyone requiring financial assistance to attend must apply by May 19. Requests for financial assistance are vetted on a casebycase basis and application for funding is not guaranteed.
Previous TRISEP Schools:
2022, 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.
Territorial Land AcknowledgementPerimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.
We thank the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples for hosting us on their land.

Machine Learning for Quantum ManyBody Systems
21 talksCollection Number C23002Machine learning techniques are rapidly being adopted into the field of quantum manybody physics, including condensed matter theory, experiment, and quantum information science. The steady increase in data being produced by highlycontrolled quantum experiments brings the potential of machine learning algorithms to the forefront of scientific advancement. Particularly exciting is the prospect of using machine learning for the discovery and design of molecules, quantum materials, synthetic matter, and computers. In order to make progress, the field must address a number of fundamental questions related to the challenges of studying manybody quantum mechanics using classical computing algorithms and hardware.
The goal of this conference is to bring together experts in computational physics, machine learning, and quantum information, to make headway on a number of related topics, including:
 Datadrive quantum state reconstruction
 Machine learning strategies for quantum error correction and quantum control
 Neuralnetwork inspired wavefunctions
 Nearterm prospects for data from quantum devices
 Machine learning for quantum algorithm discovery
Territorial Land AcknowledgementPerimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.
We thank the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples for hosting us on their land.

Quantum Simulators of Fundamental Physics
23 talksCollection Number C23019This meeting will bring together researchers from the quantum technology, atomic physics, and fundamental physics communities to discuss how quantum simulation can be used to gain new insight into the physics of black holes and the early Universe. The core program of the workshop is intended to deepen collaboration between the UKbased Quantum Simulators for Fundamental Physics (QSimFP; https://www.qsimfp.org) consortium and researchers at Perimeter Institute and neighbouring institutions. The weeklong conference will consist of broadlyaccessible talks on work within the consortium and work within the broader community of researchers interested in quantum simulation, as well as a poster session and ample time for discussion and collaboration
Territorial Land AcknowledgementPerimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.
We thank the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples for hosting us on their land.

Quantum and AI Career Trajectories MiniCourse: Computational Methods and their Applications
12 talksCollection Number C23034On Demand Recordings: https://pirsa.org/C23034
All sessions are available ONLINE except for those sessions in YELLOW blocks in the timeteable.
Research at the intersection of quantum physics and artificial intelligence is rapidly growing in academia and industry. This oneweek minicourse will introduce a selection of computational methods currently being applied in quantum industry settings and will highlight career opportunities outside of academia for students and researchers with a background in quantum theory and computational physics. The course will consist of two lecture series: one on generative modeling (including restricted Boltzmann machines, neural autoregressive distribution estimators, and recurrent neural networks) by Perimeter researchers Roger Melko and Mohamed Hibat Allah, and another lecture series on tensor networks and quantum algorithms by Martin Ganahl of SandboxAQ. Afternoons will include coding tutorials, workshops, talks from speakers who have transitioned from academia to quantum industry, and career networking opportunities.
Confirmed guests for the Industry networking session are:
 1QBit
 Agnostiq
 Amazon Web Services
 IBM Quantum
 Nord Quantique
 Quantum Valley Ideas Laboratories
 SandboxAQ
 Xanadu
 YiyaniQ
 ZebraKet
This minicourse will assume that participants have the following prerequisites:

Graduatelevel knowledge of quantum mechanics (including wavefunctions, singlebody quantum mechanics, Hamiltonians, density matrices, time evolution, and angular momentum) and statistical mechanics (including partition functions, the Ising model, and phase transitions),

Knowledge of introductory machine learning methods (see, for instance, Lectures 16 of Perimeter’s course on Machine Learning for ManyBody Physics), and

Basic programming skills in Python.
Territorial Land Acknowledgement
Perimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.
We thank the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples for hosting us on their land.

Quantum Spacetime in the Cosmos: From Conception to Reality
32 talksCollection Number C23035On Demand Recording: https://pirsa.org/C23035
The nature of space and time is one of the most foundational mysteries in both Physics and Philosophy. At the heart of this mystery are the two most successful theories of nature: Einstein's theory of relativity, an elegant and precise description of the geometry of our universe on large scales, and Quantum Mechanics, outlining accurate laws of interaction in the subatomic world. But these two great triumphs of 20th century physics remain inherently inconsistent, contradictory in their most basic principles, such as locality and causality. Nonetheless, the experimental domains or natural phenomena where these contradictions become manifest have remained elusive, and it is not clear that a century of theoretical investigation into quantum gravity is anywhere close to being verified in nature.
Arguably, this disconnect is our greatest and most foundational challenge in the history of Physics; despite groundbreaking progress in both theory and observations of quantum spacetimes, these two endeavours are moving farther apart. Successfully responding to this centuryold challenge could require rethinking the epistemology of fundamental physics. While physicists are trained to push the frontiers of knowledge, developing a grand vision of the arch of history, and where we are (or should be) heading is a more interdisciplinary endeavor, requiring insights from theory and observations, but also philosophy and history.
We plan a focused, interactive, and highly interdisciplinary workshop, involving the world’s best theorists, observers, experimentalists, and philosophers, within a supportive, inclusive, and diverse environment, in order to kick start a long term initiative that might be our best bet to make significant progress towards uncovering the quantum nature of spacetime.Sponsorship provided by:
Territorial Land AcknowledgemenPerimeter Institute acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples.
Perimeter Institute is located on the Haldimand Tract. After the American Revolution, the tract was granted by the British to the Six Nations of the Grand River and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation as compensation for their role in the war and for the loss of their traditional lands in upstate New York. Of the 950,000 acres granted to the Haudenosaunee, less than 5 percent remains Six Nations land. Only 6,100 acres remain Mississaugas of the Credit land.
We thank the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral peoples for hosting us on their land.

Cosmology (2022/2023)
13 talksCollection Number C23028This class is an introduction to cosmology. We'll cover expansion history of the universe, thermal history, dark matter models, and as much cosmological perturbation theory as time permits.