The international PhD programme "Quantum Computing, Control & Communication" (QCCC) within the Elitenetzwerk Bayern was opened by a lecture series and reception at the Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics MPQ in Garching on December 12th, 2005.

Prof. Steffen Glaser

Welcome address by Prof. Steffen Glaser (Speaker of QCCC)

Prof. Schuboe Prof Schilling
Opening addresses by Dr. W. Schuboe
(Vice Rector LMU)
...and Prof. R. Schilling (Vice President TUM)

Prof. Steffen J. Glaser Prof. Ignacio Cirac Prof. Gerhard Rempe Prof. Harald Weinfurter
Overview on the PhD programme QCCC and presentations of the scientific projects of the initiating groups by Prof. S. J. Glaser (TUM), Prof. J. I. Cirac (MPQ), Prof. G. Rempe (MPQ), and Prof. H. Weinfurter (LMU).

Dr. Thomas Schulte-Herbrueggen

Dr. T. Schulte-Herbrueggen

(TUM) QCCC Coordinator

Prof. Atac Imamoglu

Prof. A. Imamoglu
(ETH Zurich)

"Cavity QED with Quantum Dots: Prospects for Quantum Information Processing"

Prof. Navin Khaneja

Prof. N. Khaneja (Harvard)

"Application of Control Theory to Coherent Spectroscopy and Quantum Information Science"

Prof. S. J. Glaser

(TUM) Speaker of QCCC

Reception Buffet Prize