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Hannah Knaack (Assoc)

Graduate student

Hannah became interested in quantum information after taking a class from Theresa Lynn in her sophomore year of college. As an undergrad, she did research in quantum optics under Theresa Lynn at Harvey Mudd, as well as in quantum simulation under Poul Jessen at the University of Arizona. She now works on generating high-fidelity entanglement between different ion species without lasers. In her free time she enjoys running up mountains, baking bread, and making elaborate homemade Halloween costumes.


VECSEL systems for quantum information processing with trapped beryllium ions

Shaun C. Burd, Jussi-Pekka Penttinen, Panyu Hou, Hannah Knaack, Sanna Ranta, Mika Maki, Emmi Kantola, Mircea Guina, Daniel Slichter, Dietrich Leibfried, Andrew C. Wilson
We demonstrate two systems based on vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VECSELs) for producing ultraviolet laser light at wavelengths of 235 and

High-fidelity laser-free universal control of trapped ion qubits

Raghavendra Srinivas, Emanuel Knill, Robert Sutherland, Alexander T. Kwiatkowski, Hannah M. Knaack, Scott Glancy, David J. Wineland, Shaun C. Burd, Dietrich Leibfried, Andrew C. Wilson, David T. Allcock, Daniel Slichter
Universal control of multiple qubits—the ability to entangle qubits and to perform arbitrary individual qubit operations—is a fundamental resource for quantum

Quantum amplification of boson-mediated interactions

Shaun C. Burd, Raghavendra Srinivas, Hannah M. Knaack, Wenchao Ge, Andrew C. Wilson, David J. Wineland, Dietrich Leibfried, John J. Bollinger, David T. Allcock, Daniel Slichter
Strong and precisely controlled interactions between quantum objects are essential for quantum information processing\citeSackett2000,Majer2007}, simulation
Created September 13, 2019, Updated May 15, 2023