Talks

Scientific and Popular Scientific Talks

  1. Artificial Intelligence
    Sohmen Far East Foundation, Linz, Austria (October 2019)
  2. Revolutionen durch Rechenpower: Kryptowährungen und künstliche Intelligenz (in German)
    Internationale Akademie Traunkirchen, Austria (July 2019)
  3. Deep Learning for Quantum Optical Experiments
    Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria (July 2019)
  4. Künstliche Intelligenz – erklärt in 25 Minuten (in German)
    Ars Electronica Center, Deep Space Live, Linz, Austria (June 2019)
  5. Artificial Intelligence – Machine Learning – Deep Learning
    Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria (April 2019)
  6. The AI Revolution: Deep Learning
    Primetals Technologies, Linz, Austria (Jan. 2019)
  7. Deep Learning in Linz (in German)
    Business & Technology Forum Upper Austria, Voestalpine Stahlwelt, Linz, Austria (Nov. 2018)
  8. From the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics to Modern Quantum Information Technologies
    Institute of Bioinformatics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (July 2018)
  9. Blockchain (in German)
    Opening Event LIT Lab for Digital Transformation and Law, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (Jan. 2018)
  10. The Strange World of Quantum Physics
    Anton Bruckner International School, Linz, Austria (Oct. 2017)
  11. Series of three lectures – Local Realism, Macroscopic Realism, Multipartite Entanglement
    Nanjing University, China (April 2017)
  12. No Fine theorem for macroscopic realism: Limitations of the Leggett-Garg inequality
    KCIK, Sopot, Poland (Nov. 2016)
  13. No Fine theorem for macroscopic realism
    2nd International Conference on Quantum Foundations, National Institute of Technology, Patna, India (Oct. 2016)
  14. Loophole-free test of Bell’s theorem with entangled photons
    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, India (Oct. 2016)
  15. Probability polytopes of spatially and temporally separated measurements
    Workshop “Temporal Quantum Correlations and Steering”, University of Siegen, Germany (Oct. 2016)
  16. Grundlagen der Quantenphysik – von einem neuen Weltbild zu neuen Technologien (in German)
    Bergakademie Alumni der Studienstiftung, Wildhaus, Switzerland (Sept. 2016)
  17. Gibt es einen absoluten Zufall in der Natur? (in German)
    Sommerakademie Pro Scientia, Raabs an der Thaya, Austria (Sept. 2016)
  18. The structures of spatially and temporally separated measurements
    Physics Day, University of Warwick, United Kingdom (Sept. 2016)
  19. Sein oder Nichtsein: Existiert Schrödingers Katze? (in German)
    Café & Kosmos, Muffatwerk, Munich, Germany (July 2016)
  20. No Fine theorem for macrorealism: Eschewing the Leggett-Garg inequality
    “Quantum and Beyond”, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden (June 2016)
  21. No Fine theorem for macrorealism
    MPQ Theory Group Workshop, Oetz, Austria (May 2016)
  22. A significant-loophole-free test of Bell’s theorem with entangled photons
    The 46th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics (PQE), Snowbird, Utah, USA (Jan. 2016)
  23. Loophole-free Bell tests
    FnP Seminar, MPQ Quantum Dynamics Division, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching/Munich, Germany (Nov. 2015)
  24. Loopholes in Bell tests
    Ringberg meeting, MPQ Laser Spectroscopy Division, Ringberg Castle, Germany (Aug. 2015)
  25. Necessary and sufficient conditions for macroscopic realism from quantum mechanics
    “Quantum Theory: from Foundations to Technologies”, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden (June 2015)
  26. Requirements for a loophole-free Bell test using imperfect setting generators
    “Quantum Physics of Nature (QuPoN)”, University of Vienna, Austria (May 2015)
  27. Testing local realism, macrorealism, and quantum mechanics itself
    Group of Applied Physics, University of Geneva, Switzerland (Feb. 2015)
  28. Testing local realism, macrorealism, and quantum mechanics itself
    Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria (Dec. 2014)
  29. Randomness in Bell tests, quantum cryptography, and Bohmian mechanics
    MPQ Theory Group Workshop, Passau, Germany (Nov. 2014)
  30. 50 years after Bell’s theorem: Getting close to a loophole-free experiment
    “50 years of Bell’s inequality”, University of Valencia, Spain (Nov. 2014)
  31. Requirements for a definitive Bell test
    “DimWit Meeting”, KCIK, Sopot, Poland (June 2014)
  32. Necessary adaptation of the CH/Eberhard inequality bound for a loophole-free Bell test
    “Quantum Theory: from Problems to Advances”, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden (June 2014)
  33. Quantum entanglement and macroscopic quantum superpositions
    University of Vienna, Austria (June 2014)
  34. Towards a definitive Bell test
    MPQ Theory Group Workshop, Kitzbühel, Austria (Dec. 2013)
  35. Closing loopholes in Bell tests of local realism
    Workshop “Quantum Physics and the Nature of Reality”, International Academy Traunkirchen, Austria (Nov. 2013)
  36. ‘No-signaling in time’ as an alternative to the Leggett-Garg inequalities
    University of Gdańsk, Poland (Sept. 2013)
  37. Bell violation with entangled photons and without the fair-sampling assumption
    17th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany (July 2013)
  38. Photonic Bell violation closing the fair-sampling loophole
    Workshop “Quantum Information and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics”, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (July 2013)
  39. Bell and Leggett-Garg inequalities in tests of local and macroscopic realism
    University of Valencia, Spain (June 2013)
  40. Bell and Leggett-Garg tests of local and macroscopic realism
    Theory Colloquium, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany (June 2013)
  41. Quantum entanglement and macroscopic quantum superpositions
    Quantum Information Symposium, Institute of Science and Technology, Maria Gugging, Austria (March 2013)
  42. Entanglement swapping and quantum teleportation
    Institute of Applied Physics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (Dec. 2012)
  43. A comparison between Bell’s local realism and Leggett-Garg’s macrorealism
    MPQ Theory Group Workshop, Friedrichshafen, Germany (Sept. 2012)
  44. A condition for macroscopic realism beyond the Leggett-Garg inequalities
    APS March Meeting, Boston, USA (March 2012)
  45. The measurement problem
    Quantum Foundations Seminar, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching/Munich, Germany (Dec. 2011)
  46. Die Zeit in der Physik (in German)
    Workshop “Die Zeit und das Denken”, International Academy Traunkirchen, Austria (Sept. 2011)
  47. Von der klassischen Physik zur Quantenmechanik (in German)
    Origin Symposium, Ars Electronica 2011, Brucknerhaus, Linz, Austria (Sept. 2011
  48. Den Quanten auf der Spur – von der Grundlagenforschung zum Quantencomputer (in German)
    “Deep Space Live”, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria (Aug. 2011)
  49. Von der Grundlagenforschung zur Quantentechnologie (in German)
    Rotary Club Vienna West, Vienna, Austria (Aug. 2011)
  50. Macrorealism, the freedom-of-choice loophole, and an EPR-type BEC experiment
    Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching/Munich, Germany (July 2011)
  51. A Bell test with freedom of choice
    Workshop “Concepts of Reality in the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics”, International Academy Traunkirchen, Austria (July 2011)
  52. Den Quanten auf der Spur (in German)
    Workshop for gifted pupils from Upper Austria, International Academy Traunkirchen, Austria (June 2011)
  53. Quantencomputer und Quantenkryptographie – demnächst auch in Ihrem Laptop? (in German)
    Club IT der Wirtschaftskammer Wien, Vienna, Austria (May 2011)
  54. Violation of local realism with freedom of choice
    APS March Meeting, Dallas, USA (March 2011)
  55. Quantum physics and information
    Workshop “Basic Ideas in Science: Causality”, Academia Europaea & Klaus Tschira Foundation, Venice, Italy (May 2009)
  56. Quanteneffekte in der Alltagswelt? (in German)
    Lange Nacht der Forschung, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria (Nov. 2008)
  57. Decoherence in the brain
    Seminar “Quantum physics and biology”, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria (June 2008)
  58. Macroscopic realism emerging from a quantum world
    Stipendiatenwochenende 2008, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria (Jan. 2008)
  59. Quantum, classical & coarse-grained measurements
    Young Researchers Conference, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada (Dec. 2007)
  60. The conditions for violating macroscopic realism
    Centre of Quantum Information Technologies, National University of Singapore, Singapore (Aug. 2007)
  61. Macroscopic realism emerging from quantum physics
    15th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom (March 2007)
  62. Algorithmic complexity and quantum physics
    Breakfast Talk, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria (March 2007)
  63. Classical world because of quantum physics
    University of Leeds, United Kingdom (Sept. 2006)
  64. Classical world because of quantum physics
    Queens’s University Belfast, United Kingdom (Sept. 2006)
  65. Unentscheidbarkeit, Makrorealismus, Ressourcen (in German)
    “Gedankenexperimente Traunkirchen”, Traunkrichen, Austria (Sept. 2006)
  66. Entanglement revealed by macroscopic observations
    13th Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics, Vienna, Austria (May 2006))
  67. Entanglement revealed by macroscopic observations
    SFB Meeting of the Austrian Science Fund, University of Innsbruck, Austria (April 2006)
  68. Experimenter’s freedom in Bell’s theorem and quantum cryptography
    “Non-local Seminar Bratislava-Vienna”, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Vienna, Austria (Feb. 2006)
  69. Die Grenzen der Quantenmechanik – Schrödingers Katze und Makrorealismus (in German)
    Seminar “Grundlagen der modernen Quantenphysik”, Institute of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna, Austria (Jan. 2006)
  70. Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: “Aufbau der Physik” (in German)
    Breakfast Talk, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria (Nov. 2005)
  71. Entanglement between collective properties
    55th Annual Meeting of the Austrian Physical Society, University of Vienna, Austria (Sept. 2005)
  72. Entanglement between collective operators in a linear harmonic chain
    Summer School “Quantum Information Theory and Technology”, Belfast, United Kingdom (Sept. 2005)
  73. Entanglement and collective operators
    Summer School “Quantum Computation and Quantum Information”, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Chania, Greece (May 2005)
  74. Dry laser cleaning and focusing of light in axially symmetric systems
    Fourth International Workshop on Laser Cleaning, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia (Dec. 2004)

Information Lectures

  1. Artificial Intelligence – The New Bachelor’s and Master’s Program at JKU
    JKU-Zentrum für Fernstudien, Vienna, Austria (May 2019)
  2. Artificial Intelligence – The New Bachelor’s and Master’s Program at JKU
    Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (May 2019)

Prize Lectures

  1. Quanteneffekte in der Alltagswelt? (in German)
    Loschmidt Prize Lecture, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria (Jan. 2010)
  2. Lichtfokussierung durch Mikrokugeln (in German)
    Wilhelm Macke Prize Lecture, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (March 2005)

Academic Defenses

  1. Quantum violation of macroscopic realism and the transition to classical physics
    PhD Defense, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria (Oct. 2008)
  2. Focusing of light in axially symmetric systems within the wave optics approximation
    Diploma Defense, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (Nov. 2004)

Speeches

  1. Laudationes auf BP a.D. Dr. Heinz Fischer und Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anton Zeilinger (in German)
    Inaugural Celebration of “Collegium Sub Auspiciis”, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria (Nov. 2018)
  2. Dankesworte (in German)
    Appreciation Award (Würdigungspreis), Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research, Vienna, Austria (Nov. 2009)
  3. Dankesworte (in German)
    Doc.Awards, University of Vienna, Austria (March 2009)
  4. Dankesworte (in German)
    Promotio sub auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae, University of Vienna, Austria (March 2009)