Journal Club Archive 2013

Tuesday, Dec. 11 2013
B. Abdo, K. Sliwa, S. Shankar, M. Hatridge, L. Frunzio, R. Schoelkopf, M. Devoret
Josephson directional amplifier for quantum measurement of superconducting circuits,
arXiv:1311.5345.
Discussion leader: Visa.

Tuesday, Dec. 4 2013
P. Campagne-Ibarcq, L. Bretheau, E. Flurin, A. Auffèves, F. Mallet, B. Huard
Observing interferences between past and future quantum states in resonance fluorescence ,
arXiv:/1311.5605.
Discussion leader: Gijs.

Tuesday, Nov. 27 2013
L. Sun, A. Petrenko, Z. Leghtas, B. Vlastakis, G. Kirchmair, K. M. Sliwa, A. Narla, M. Hatridge, S. Shankar, J. Blumoff, L. Frunzio, M. Mirrahimi, M. Devoret, R. Schoelkopf
Tracking Photon Jumps with Repeated Quantum Non-Demolition Parity Measurements ,
arXiv:1311.2534.
Discussion leader: Olli.

Tuesday, Oct. 29 2013
B. Vlastakis, G. Kirchmair, Z. Leghtas, S. Nigg, L. Frunzio, S. Girvin, M. Mirrahimi, M. Devoret, R. Schoelkopf
Deterministically Encoding Quantum Information Using 100-Photon Schrödinger Cat States ,
www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6158/607.
Discussion leader: Diego.

Tuesday, Oct. 29 2013
A. Fragner, M. Göppl, J. Fink, M. Baur, R. Bianchetti, P. Leek, A. Blais, A. Wallraff
Resolving Vacuum Fluctuations in an Electrical Circuit by Measuring the Lamb Shift ,
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/322/5906/1357.
Discussion leader: Alessandro.

Tuesday, Oct. 22 2013
P. Krantz, Y. Reshitnyk, W. Wustmann, J. Bylander, S. Gustavsson, W. Oliver, T. Duty, V. Shumeiko, P. Delsing
Investigation of nonlinear effects in Josephson parametric oscillators used in circuit QED,
arXiv:1310.3966.
Discussion leader: Frans.

Tuesday, Oct. 15 2013
S. Schmidt, J. Koch
Circuit QED lattices: towards quantum simulation with superconducting circuits,
arXiv:1212.2070v1.
Discussion leader: Sal.

Tuesday, Oct. 8 2013
T. Palomaki, J. Teufel, R. Simmonds, K. Lehnert
Entangling Mechanical Motion with Microwave Fields,
DOI: 10.1126/science.1244563 (2013).
Discussion leader: Visa.

Tuesday, Oct. 1 2013
J. Choi, G. Lee, S. Park, D. Jeong, J. Lee, H. Sim, Y. Doh, H. Lee
Complete gate control of supercurrent in graphene p–n junctions ,
ArXiv:1308.4094 (2013).
Discussion leader: Alessandro.

Tuesday, Sept. 17 2013
M. Pechal, C. Eichler, S. Zeytinoglu, S. Berger, A. Wallraff, S. Filipp
Microwave-controlled generation of shaped single photons in circuit quantum electrodynamics ,
ArXiv:1308.4094 (2013).
Discussion leader: Gijs.

Tuesday, Sept. 10 2013
Y. Zhong, Z. Wang, J. Martinis, A. Cleland, A. Korotkov, H. Wang
Reducing intrinsic decoherence in a superconducting circuit by quantum error detection,
ArXiv:1309.0198 (2013).
Discussion leader: Olli.

Tuesday, Sept. 3 2013
S. Srinivasan, N. Sundaresan, D. Sadri, Y. Liu, J. Gambetta, T. Yu, S. Girvin, A. Houck
Time-Reversal Symmetrization of Spontaneous Emission for High Fidelity Quantum State Transfern,
ArXiv:1308.3471 (2013).
Discussion leader: Diego.

Tuesday, July 2 2013
S. E. de Graaf, J. Leppäkangas, A. Adamyan, A. V. Danilov, T. Lindström, M. Fogelström, T. Bauch, G. Johansson, S. E. Kubatkin
Dynamic parity recovery in a strongly driven Cooper-pair box,
ArXiv:1306.4465 (2013).
Discussion leader: Diego.

Tuesday, June 25 in F028
Kevin Lalumière, Barry C. Sanders, Arjan F. van Loo, Arkady Fedorov, Andreas Wallraff, Alexandre Blais
Input-output theory for waveguide QED with an ensemble of inhomogeneous atoms,
ArXiv:1305.7135 (2013).
Discussion leader: Marcin.

Tuesday, June 18 in F028
X.-D. Cai, C. Weedbrook, Z.-E. Su, M.-C. Chen, Mile Gu, M.-J. Zhu1, Li Li1, Nai-Le Liu1, Chao-Yang Lu1, and Jian-Wei Pan
Experimental quantum computing to solve systems of linear equations,
Phys. Rev. Lett 110, 230501 (2013).
Discussion leader: Olli.

Wednesday, June 12 in F028
K. W. Murch, S. J. Weber, C. Macklin, I. Siddiqi
Observing single quantum trajectories of a superconducting qubit,
ArXiv:1305.7270 (2013).
Discussion leader: No leader. Joint with Diamond.

Tuesday, June 4 in F028
S. Boixo, T. Rønnow, S. Isakov, Z. Wang, D. Wecker, D. Lidar, J. Martinis, M. Troyer
Quantum annealing with more than one hundred qubits,
ArXiv:1304.4595 (2013).
Discussion leader: Christopher.

May 28, 2013
J. Chang, M. Vissers, A. Corcoles, M. Sandberg, J. Gao, David W. Abraham, J. Chow, J. Gambetta, M. Rothwell, G. Keefe, M. Steffen, D. Pappas
Improved superconducting qubit coherence using titanium nitride,
ArXiv:103.4071 (2013).
Discussion leader: Alessandro.

May 21,2013
T. Palomaki, J. Harlow, J. Teufel, R. Simmonds, K. Lehnert
Coherent state transfer between itinerant microwave fields and a mechanical oscillator,
ArXiv:1304.6221 (2013).
Discussion leader: Gijs.

May 14,2013
M. Ansari
Nonequilibrium quasiparticle relaxation in superconducting qubits,
ArXiv:1304.6221 (2013).
Discussion leader: Frans.

May 7, 2013
R. Barends, J. Kelly, A. Megrant, D. Sank, E. Jeffrey, Y. Chen, Y. Yin, B. Chiaro, J. Mutus, C. Neill, P. O’Malley, P. Roushan, J. Wenner, T. C. White, A. N. Cleland, John M. Martinis
Coherent Josephson qubit suitable for scalable quantum integrated circuits,
ArXiv:1304.2322 (2013).
Discussion leader: Ad.

April 16, 2013
F. Reiter, L. Tornberg, G. Johansson, A. Sorensen,
Steady state entanglement of two superconducting qubits engineered by dissipation,
ArXiv:1304.0746 (2013).
Discussion leader: Christopher.

April 9,2013
Z. Leghtas, U. Vool, S. Shankar, M. Hatridge, S.M. Girvin, M.H. Devoret, & M. Mirrahimi,
Stabilizing a Bell state of two superconducting qubits by dissipation engineering,
ArXiv:1303.3819 (2013).
Discussion leader: Leo.

March 12,2013
P. Campagne-Ibarcq, E. Flurin, N. Roch, D. Darson, P. Morfin, M. Mirrahimi, M. Devoret, F. Mallet, B. Huard
Stabilizing the trajectory of a superconducting qubit by projective measurement feedback,
Arxiv:1301.6095 (2013).
Discussion leader: Marcin.

March 5, 2013
L. Steffen, A. Fedorov, M. Oppliger, Y. Salathe, P. Kurpiers, M. Baur, G. Puebla-Hellmann, C. Eichler, A. Wallraff
Realization of Deterministic Quantum Teleportation with Solid State Qubits,
Arxiv:1302.5621 (2013).
Discussion leader: Olli.

Feb. 26, 2013
L. Slodička, G. Hétet, N. Röck, P. Schindler, M. Hennrich, and R. Blatt
Atom-Atom Entanglement by Single-Photon Detection,
PRL 110, 083603 (2013).
Discussion leader: Diego.

Feb. 12, 2013
K. Murch, S. Weber, K. Beck, E. Ginossar, I. Siddiqi
Suppression of the radiative decay of atomic coherence in squeezed vacuum,
arXiv:1301.6276 (2013).
Discussion leader: Gijs.

Feb. 5, 2013
K. Fedorov, A. Shcherbakova, R. Schäfer, A. Ustinov
Josephson vortex coupled to a flux qubit,
arXiv:1301.5164 (2013).
Discussion leader: Yaroslav.

Jan. 15, 2013
A. Meier, B. Eastin, E. Knill
Magic-state distillation with the four-qubit code,
arXiv:1204.4221 (2012).
Discussion leader: Chris.

Jan. 15, 2013
V. Maisi, S. Lotkhov, A. Kemppinen, A. Heimes, J. Muhonen, J. Pekola
Single quasiparticle excitation dynamics on a superconducting island,
arXiv:1212.2755 (2012).
Discussion leader: Pieter.

Jan. 8, 2013
A. Fowler, M. Mariantoni, J. Martinis, A. Cleland
Surface codes: Towards practical large-scale quantum computation (pages 1-10),
arXiv:1208.0928 (2012).
Discussion leader: Sal.