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KITP Conference: Closing the entanglement gap: Quantum information, quantum matter, and quantum fields
(Jun 1-5, 2015)
Coordinators: Roger Melko, Rob Myers and Senthil Todadri

Monday, Jun 01, 2015

Holographic Entanglement Entropy, Chair: Esperanza Lopez (CSIC)

8:50am Lars Bildsten (KITP) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Veronika Hubeny (Durham) Entanglement in holography (overview)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am

Morning Break

Holographic Entanglement Entropy

10:30am Hong Liu (MIT) Entanglement propagation in many body systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:10am Matthew Headrick (Brandeis) A new perspective on holographic entanglement entropy[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

LUNCH

Entanglement in Condensed Matter, Chair: Senthil Todadri (MIT)

2:00pm Ashvin Vishwanath (UCB) Entanglement in condensed matter (overview)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm

Afternoon Break

Entanglement in Condensed Matter

3:30pm Rajiv R. P. Singh (UC Davis) Computational Methods for Entanglement in Lattice Models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:10pm Brian Swingle (Stanford) How are different ground states in the same phase of matter related?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm

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Tuesday, Jun 02, 2015

Entanglement in Quantum Fields, Chair: Tom Hartman (Cornell)

9:00am Horacio Casini (Bariloche) C-theorems and entanglement entropy (overview)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am

Morning Break

Entanglement in Quantum Matter

10:30am Michael Smolkin (UCB) On deformations of entanglement[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:10am Erik Tonni (SISSA) Entanglement negativity in CFTs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

LUNCH

Entanglement and Quantum Matter, Chair: Roger Melko (Waterloo/Perimeter)

2:00pm Eun-Ah Kim (Cornell) Entanglement entropy of composite fermi liquids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:40pm

Afternoon Break

Entanglement and Quantum Fields

3:00pm Tarun Grover (KITP) Entanglement, RG flows and the stability of quantum matter[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:40pm Markus Greiner (Harvard) Entanglement detection through interference of quantum many-body twins in ultra cold atoms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

POSTER SESSION

5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Wednesday, Jun 03, 2015

Tensor Networks and Holography, Chair: Steve White (UC Irvine)

9:00am Guifre Vidal (PI) Tensor Networks, renormalization and Holography (overview)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am

Morning Break

Tensor Networks and Holography

10:30am Bartek Czech (Stanford) From tensor networks to holography via integral geometry[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:10am Jeongwan Haah (MIT) Many-body entanglement witness and branching MERA[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am

Lunch Break

2:00pm

FREE AFTERNOON -- SHUTTLE AVAILABLE TO BWSCI

Thursday, Jun 04, 2015

Quantum Information and Quantum Gravity, Chair: Erik Verlinde (Amsterdam)

9:00am Leonard Susskind (Stanford) ER=EPR but entanglement is not enough (overview)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am

Morning Break

Quantum Information and Quantum Gravity

10:30am Tadashi Takayanagi (Kyoto) Surface/State Correspondence as a Generalized Holography[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:10am John Preskill (Caltech) Is spacetime a quantum error-correcting code?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

LUNCH

Many-Body Localization, Chair: Joel Moore (UCB)

1:30pm Dmitry Abanin (PI) MBL: integrability, entanglement and dynamics (overview)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:30pm

Afternoon Break

Many-Body Localization

3:00pm Ehud Altman (Weizmann) Universal dynamics and entanglement patterns near a MBL transition[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:40pm A. Chandran (PI) Thermalization versus localization in a solvable circuit model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

POSTER SESSION

5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Friday, Jun 05, 2015

Closing the Gap, Chair: Birgitta Whaley (UCB)

9:00am Matthew Hastings (Microsoft) Random Holography[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:40am

Morning Break

Closing the Gap

10:10am John Cardy (Oxford) The entanglement gap in CFTs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:50am Xiao-Gang Wen (MIT/PI) Entanglement and emergence -- a second quantum revolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am

Lunch Break

1:30pm

FREE AFTERNOON -- SHUTTLE AVAILABLE TO BWSCI