Superconducting Circuit Journal Club

Upcoming Journal Club

Wednesday, June 21st 2017
X. Wu, J. L. Long, H. S. Ku, R. E. Lake, M. Bal, D. P. Pappas
Overlap junctions for high coherence superconducting qubits ,
arXiv:1705.08993.
… and …
A. Dunsworth, A. Megrant, C. Quintana, Zijun Chen, R. Barends, B. Burkett, B. Foxen, Yu Chen, B. Chiaro, A. Fowler, R. Graff, E. Jeffrey, J. Kelly, E. Lucero, J.Y. Mutus, M. Neeley, C. Neill, P. Roushan, D. Sank, A. Vainsencher, J. Wenner, T.C. White, John M. Martinis
Characterization and Reduction of Capacitive Loss Induced by Sub-Micron Josephson Junction Fabrication in Superconducting Qubits ,
arXiv:1706.00879.
Discussion leader: Dave.

Discussion Leader Schedule

Dave M. 21st Jun 2017
Adriaan R. 28th Jun 2017
Stefano P. 5th Jul 2017
Oscar E. 12th Jul 2017
Ramiro S. 19th Jul 2017
Livio C. 26th Jul 2017
Christian D. 2nd Aug 2017
Leo D. C. 9th Aug 2017
Jaap W. 16th Aug 2017
Alessandro B. 23rd Aug 2017
Xiang F. 30th Aug 2017
Adriaan R. 6th Sep 2017
Malay S. 13th Sep 2017
Niels B. 20th Sep 2017
Brian T. 27th Sep 2017
Florian L. 4th Oct 2017

Join our Journal Club!

Everyone is welcome to participate in the Superconducting Circuit Journal Club! Just send an email to n.k.langford@[TUD] and you will be added to the schedule and email list.

Recent Journal Club papers

Wednesday, June 14th 2017
David J. van Woerkom, Alex Proutski, Bernard van Heck, Daniël Bouman, Jukka I. Väyrynen, Leonid I. Glazman, Peter Krogstrup, Jesper Nygård, Leo P. Kouwenhoven & Attila Geresdi
Microwave spectroscopy of spinful Andreev bound states in ballistic semiconductor Josephson junctions,
Nature Physics, 2017.
Discussion leader: Florian.

Wednesday, June 7th 2017
Emmanuel Flurin, Vinay V. Ramasesh, Shay Hacohen-Gourgy, Leigh S. Martin, Norman Y. Yao, Irfan Siddiqi
Observing Topological Invariants Using Quantum Walk in Superconducting Circuits,
arXiv:1610.03069.
Discussion leader: Brian.

Wednesday, May 31st 2017
Maika Takita, Andrew W. Cross, A. D. Córcoles, Jerry M. Chow, Jay M. Gambetta
Experimental demonstration of fault-tolerant state preparation with superconducting qubits,
arXiv:1705.09259.
Discussion leader: Niels.

Wednesday, May 24th 2017
Abhinav Kandala, Antonio Mezzacapo, Kristan Temme, Maika Takita, Jerry M. Chow, Jay M. Gambetta
Hardware-efficient Quantum Optimizer for Small Molecules and Quantum Magnets,
arXiv:1704.05018.
Discussion leader: Malay.

Wednesday, May 17th 2017
Chao Song, Kai Xu, Wuxin Liu, Chuiping Yang, Shi-Biao Zheng, Hui Deng, Qiwei Xie, Keqiang Huang, Qiujiang Guo, Libo Zhang, Pengfei Zhang, Da Xu, Dongning Zheng, Xiaobo Zhu, H. Wang, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, Siyuan Han, J.-W. Pan
10-qubit entanglement and parallel logic operations with a superconducting circuit,
arXiv:1703.10302.
Discussion leader: Nathan.

Wednesday, May 10th 2017
Colm A. Ryan, Blake R. Johnson, Diego Ristè, Brian Donovan, Thomas A. Ohki
Hardware for Dynamic Quantum Computing,
arXiv:1704.08314.
Discussion leader: Xiang.

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017
M. D. Hutchings, Jared B. Hertzberg, Yebin Liu, Nicholas T. Bronn, George A. Keefe, Jerry M. Chow, B. L. T. Plourde
Tunable Superconducting Qubits with Flux-Independent Coherence,
arXiv:1702.02253.
Discussion leader: Ale.

Wednesday, April 19th 2017
Young-Wan Kim, Kang-Ho Lee, Kicheon Kang
Vacuum-fluctuation-induced Dephasing of a Qubit in Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics,
arXiv:1401.2729.
Discussion leader: Jaap.

Wednesday, April 12th 2017
Matthew T. Bell, Joshua Paramanandam, Lev B. Ioffe, and Michael E. Gershenson
Protected Josephson Rhombus Chains,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 167001 (2014).
Discussion leader: Leo.

Thursday, April 6th 2017
J. Zhang, P. W. Hess, A. Kyprianidis, P. Becker, A. Lee, J. Smith, G. Pagano, I.-D. Potirniche, A. C. Potter, A. Vishwanath, N. Y. Yao, C. Monroe
Observation of a Discrete Time Crystal,
arXiv:1609.08684.
Discussion leader: Chris.

Wednesday, March 29th 2017
N. Cottet, S. Jezouin, L. Bretheau, P. Campagne-Ibarcq, Q. Ficheux, J. Anders, A. Auffèves, R. Azouit, P. Rouchon, and B. Huard
Observing a quantum Maxwell demon at work,
arXiv:1702.05161.
Discussion leader: Ramiro.

Wednesday, February 15th 2017
Steven J. Weber, Gabriel O. Samach, David Hover, Simon Gustavsson, David K. Kim, Danna Rosenberg, Adam P. Sears, Fei Yan, Jonilyn L. Yoder, William D. Oliver, Andrew J. Kerman
Coherent coupled qubits for quantum annealing,
arXiv:1701.06544.
Discussion leader: Marios.

Wednesday, February 8th 2017
Jochen Braumüller, Michael Marthaler, Andre Schneider, Alexander Stehli, Hannes Rotzinger, Martin Weides, Alexey V. Ustinov
Analog quantum simulation of the Rabi model in the ultra-strong coupling regime,
arXiv:1611.08404.
Discussion leader: Nathan.

Wednesday, February 1st 2017
T. Walter, P. Kurpiers, S. Gasparinetti, P. Magnard, A. Potocnik, Y. Salathe, M. Pechal, M. Mondal, M. Oppliger, C. Eichler, A. Wallraff
Realizing Rapid, High-Fidelity, Single-Shot Dispersive Readout of Superconducting Qubits,
arXiv:1701.06933.
Discussion leader: Stefano.

Wednesday, January 25th 2017
U. Patel, Ivan V. Pechenezhskiy, B. L. T. Plourde, M. G. Vavilov, R. McDermott
Phonon-Mediated Quasiparticle Poisoning of Superconducting Microwave Resonators,
arXiv:1610.09351.
Discussion leader: Dave.

Wednesday, January 11th 2017
Simon Gustavsson, Fei Yan, Gianluigi Catelani, Jonas Bylander, Archana Kamal, Jeffrey Birenbaum, David Hover, Danna Rosenberg, Gabriel Samach, Adam P. Sears, Steven J. Weber, Jonilyn L. Yoder, John Clarke, Andrew J. Kerman, Fumiki Yoshihara, Yasunobu Nakamura, Terry P. Orlando, William D. Oliver
Suppressing relaxation in superconducting qubits by quasiparticle pumping,
arXiv:1612.08462.
Discussion leader: Florian.

 

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