CHEY Scientific Innovation Series 7
The Quantum Computing Era

2021.06.11 14:00 - 17:00

On June 11, 2021, the Chey Institute for Advanced Studies held its seventh Scientific Innovation Series titled "The Quantum Computing Era." Prof. David Awschalom discussed emerging quantum applications ranging from powerful quantum computers to tamper-proof encrypted communication, molecular-level imaging, and precision sensing. Prof. Jungsang Kim focused on the development of reliable quantum computing with ion traps and of commercial quantum computer systems at IonQ. Prof. Yonuk Chong further comments on the current status and future outlook of quantum computing, particularly in relations to Korea.

David AWSCHALOM, Jungsang KIM, Yonuk CHONG, HYEON Taeghwan

Lectures and Topics

  • Speaker: David AWSCHALOM, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

    The quantum revolution: opportunities for new technologies

  • Speaker: Jungsang KIM, Duke University, IonQ

    Practical Quantum Computing with Trapped Atomic Ions

  • Speaker: Yonuk CHONG, SKKU, Department of Nano Engineering

    Superconducting devices in quantum technology: Quantum computing made easy

  • Moderator: HYEON Taeghwan, Seoul National University