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Joint Mathematics Meetings
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston Marriott Hotel, and Boston Sheraton Hotel, Boston, MA
January 47, 2012 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1077
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Theory of Control of Quantum Systems

Saturday January 7, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Theory of Control of Quantum Systems, I
Clarendon, 3rd Floor, Marriott Organizers: Francesca Albertini, University of Padua Domenico D'Alessandro, Iowa State University daless@iastate.edu Raffaele Romano, University of Trieste Francesco Ticozzi, University of Padua

8:00 a.m.
Quantum Circuits at Nash Equilibrium.
Faisal Shah Khan*, Khalifa University
Simon J. D. Phoenix, Khalifa University
(107781745)

8:30 a.m.
Engineering Pointer States in Open Quantum Systems.
Lorenza Viola*, Dartmouth College
(1077931544)

9:00 a.m.
Encoded weak quantum Zeno effect for quantum computation and control.
Gerardo A. PazSilva, University of Southern California
Ali T. Rezakhani, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran
Jason M. Dominy*, University of Southern California
Daniel A. Lidar, University of Southern California
(1077932078)

9:30 a.m.
Stabilization of stochastic quantum dynamics via open and closed loop control.
Francesco Ticozzi*, University of Padova and Dartmouth College
(107793619)

10:00 a.m.
Realtime feedback control of a mesoscopic superposition.
Kurt Jacobs*, University of Massachusetts at Boston
Justin Finn, University of Massachusetts at Boston
Sai Vinjanampathy, University of Massachusetts at Boston
(107700270)

10:30 a.m.
Convergence of quantum random walks with decoherence.
Sheng Xiong*, Edward Waters College
Shimao Fan, Temple University
Zhiyong Feng, Philadelphia, PA
WeiShih Yang, Temple University
(1077811273)

Saturday January 7, 2012, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Theory of Control of Quantum Systems, II
Clarendon, 3rd Floor, Marriott Organizers: Francesca Albertini, University of Padua Domenico D'Alessandro, Iowa State University daless@iastate.edu Raffaele Romano, University of Trieste Francesco Ticozzi, University of Padua

1:00 p.m.
Are traps lurking on quantum control landscapes to impede reaching the objective?
Herschel Rabitz*, Princeton University
(1077811511)

1:30 p.m.
Gradient flow in quantum control problems and the role of singular controls.
Ruixing Long*, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University
(107749680)

2:00 p.m.
Indirect controllability of quantum systems; General Lie algebraic conditions and some special cases.
Domenico D'Alessandro*, Iowa State University
Raffaele Romano, Department of Physics, Universita' di Trieste, Italy
(107793624)

2:30 p.m.
Symmetry Principles in Quantum Systems Theory with Applications in Simulation and Control.
Thomas SchulteHerbrueggen*, TUMunich (TUM)
(107749349)

3:00 p.m.
Controllability with Periodic Pulsing.
Philip Owrutsky*, Harvard University
Navin Khaneja, Harvard University
(1077931992)

3:30 p.m.
Adiabatic control of the Schroedinger equation via conical intersections of the eigenvalues.
Ugo Boscain*, CMAP, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS, and INRIA team GECO
Mario Sigalotti, INRIA team GECO, CMAP, Ecole Polytechnique
Paolo Mason, LSSSupelec, CNRS
Francesca Chittaro, DIGITEO, CMAP, Ecole Polytechnique
(1077811512)

4:00 p.m.
Weakly coupled bilinear quantum systems.
Thomas Chambrion*, IECN, INRIA, Nancy University
(10779337)

4:30 p.m.
Control by quantum dynamics on graphs.
Chris Godsil, University of Waterloo
Simone Severini*, University College London
(1077051906)

5:00 p.m.
On efficiency of Hamiltonianbased quantum computation for lowrank matrices.
Zhenwei Cao*, Virginia Tech
Alexander Elgart, Virginia Tech
(1077812783)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion
