You are here

Prospects for topological quantum computing

Speaker: 
Anthony Leggett (UIUC and NUS)
Date: 
Wed, 22/01/2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
S13-M01-11 (Physics Conference Room)
Host: 
Department of Physics
Event Type: 
Other Seminars

Abstract

I give an introduction to the general idea of topologically protected quantum computing. I then review some of the systems, both naturally occurring and purpose-engineered, which have been proposed for its implementation, and try to assess the likelihood of success in each case.

Theme inspired by Danetsoft