Proceedings Preparation 

Aim of workshop

The aim of the workshop is to report on the recent theoretical and experimental results on the macroscopic quantum coherence of mesoscopic systems, as well as on solid state realization of qubits and quantum gates.  Particular attention will be given to coherence effects in Josephson devices. Other physical systems, including quantum dots, optical, atomic, and molecular devices, exhibiting macroscopic quantum coherence, will also be discussed .


Participants are welcome to submit their recent results relative to the workshop topics.

The participation is limited to about 150 attendants.

 The Registration Fee is  Euro 300 , it includes abstract booklet, proceedings, and social event. The  special reduced fee for Ph.D. students is Euro 160. The Registration Form must be sent to the Secretariat within April 20, 2004.

The Registration Fee can be paid as follows:

  • By BANK TRANSFER made payble to:

             MQC2 - Associazione Macroscopic Quantum Coherence and Computing

            Account n 000065274230 -   ABI 03002 - CAB 40100 - CIN  R  

            IBAN (International Bank Account Number) number : IT0300240100000065274230

            SWIFT code: BROMITNN

            Bank name: BANCA DI ROMA Ag. n2

            Bank  address: Piazza Capomazza 5B,  I-80078 Pozzuoli (Napoli), Italy

            Indicating full name and istitution of the paying participant and specifying  the name of the Workshop: MQC2 2004

  •  By CASH (Euro, or the equivalent in US Dollars) directly at the Secretary's Desk  on the first two days  of the Workshop.

Travel and Accommodation Arrangements

Those planning to attend the Workshop are strongly recommended to schedule their travel plans well in advance.  Naples International Airport has direct connections with many European cities. Check this website for Travel Information on how to reach Naples.

Participants are advised to contact Mrs. Mazzarella Hilliard for hotel reservation, so that she can compose a list of all participants. Please communicate your data (name, surname, Hotel's category requested, arrival and departure dates) as soon as possible: we DO NOT garantee any accomodation for requests received after May 5th, 2004. A list of hotels contacted by the organizers can be found under Hotel. Due to the large requests of hotel rooms in Naples during the month of June,  participants are KINDLY URGED  to secure as soon as possible their accommodation.

For more hotel information check the Hotels Website. For more general information about Naples check the Tourist Website.


Social event
On June 9th there will be a gala dinner,  at 8:30 p.m.


Important dates

Workshop Secretariat:  

For further informations please contact:

Mrs. Anna Maria Mazzarella

Istituto di Cibernetica,Via Campi Flegrei 34,I-80078, Pozzuoli (Naples),Italy

phone:(+039+81)8675262-69/5442852 -fax:(+039+81)8675128  and

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