30 July 2013 ICFO Frontiers Summer School

Frontiers of Quantum Physics and Quantum Information. Within the framework of the Ignacio Cirac Program Chair which is made possible by Fundació Catalunya- La Pedrera, ICFO hosted ‘Frontiers of Quantum Physics and Quantum Information’, a summer school program organized by Prof. Antonio Acín that took place from the 25-27 July 2013. The program aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of new and exciting research lines at the frontiers of quantum physics by known experts in the field. Lectures was given by Professors Antonio Acín, Immanuel Bloch, Ignacio Cirac, Mikhail Lukin and Frank Verstraete. The course content covered a broad spectrum of concepts and questions, from abstract problems in quantum information theory to quantum optics experiments using ultra-cold gases.