Introduction to Quantum Information

organized by the JARA Institute for Quantum Information

Dates: February 23-27, 2015.

Lecturers: David DiVincenzo (Aachen), Fabian Hassler (Aachen), Renato Renner (ETH Zurich), Barbara Terhal (Aachen), Hendrik Bluhm (Aachen), Stephanie Wehner (TU Delft)

Location: Physikzentrum, RWTH Aachen. Information about transportation to the Physikzentrum can be found here.

Topics (see detailed schedule)
  • Solid State Qubits: Theory
  • Quantum Error Correction
  • Spin Qubits: Experiment
  • Quantum Cryptography

Deadline for applications: December 1, 2014

School Credit Points: Attending students can receive 2 ECTS if they do the home-work problems that will be handed out during the school. The home-work problems will be have to be handed in several weeks after the school ends and are discussed either in an online exercise session of all participants at the four universities or in separate sessions held at each of the four universities. Homework sheets (and solutions) can be found here.

Lodging: For all students who need lodging, rooms (single and two-person) will be reserved at the Hotel am Marschiertor, Wallstra├če 1-7, 52064 Aachen,

Video Recordings of Lectures can be found on the YouTube IDEA League 2015 Channel

Application: Please fill in the registration form below if you wish to attend the RWTH Aachen Introduction to Quantum Information School. You will receive an email whether your application is accepted or rejected before Jan. 1 2015.

Inquiries: JARA-IQI theory secretariat: Helene Barton, Email contact

Registration Form Aachen School (.docx)
Registration Form Aachen School (.pdf)