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Entangled photon pair generation in an integrated SiC platform

May 9, 2024
Anouar Rahmouni, Lijun Ma, Ruixuan Wang, Jingwei Li, Xiao Tang, Thomas Gerrits, Qing Li, Oliver T. Slattery
Entanglement plays a vital role in quantum information processing. Owing to its unique material properties, silicon carbide recently emerged as a promising candidate for the scalable implementation of advanced quantum information processing capabilities

Single-electron states of phosphorus-atom arrays in silicon

May 8, 2024
Maicol Ochoa, Keyi Liu, Michal Zielinski, Garnett W. Bryant
We characterize the single-electron energies and the wavefunction structure of arrays with two, three, and four phosphorus atoms in silicon by implementing atomistic tight-binding calculations and analyzing wavefunction overlaps to identify the single

Metropolitan-scale Entanglement Distribution, with Co-existing Quantum and Classical Signals in a single fiber

May 7, 2024
Anouar Rahmouni, Paulina Kuo, Ya-Shian Li-Baboud, Ivan Burenkov, Yicheng Shi, Jabir Marakkarakath Vadakkepurayil, Nijil Lal Cheriya Koyyottummal, Dileep Reddy, Mheni Merzouki, Lijun Ma, Abdella Battou, Sergey Polyakov, Oliver T. Slattery, Thomas Gerrits
The development of prototype metropolitan-scale quantum networks is underway and entails transmitting quantum information via single photons through deployed optical fibers spanning several tens of kilometers. Among the major challenges in metropolitan

Towards a resolution of the spin alignment problem

April 29, 2024
Mohammad Alhejji, Emanuel Knill
Consider the problem of minimizing the entropy of a mixture of states by choosing each state subject to constraints. If the spectrum of each state is fixed, we expect that in order to reduce the entropy of the mixture, we should make the states less

Dynamic acoustic optimization of pulse tube refrigerators for rapid cooldown

April 23, 2024
Ryan Snodgrass, Vincent Kotsubo, Scott Backhaus, Joel Ullom
Pulse tube refrigerators are a critical enabling technology for many disciplines that require low temperatures. These refrigerators dominate the total power consumption of most modern cryostats, including those that reach millikelvin temperatures using

Post-Quantum Cryptography, and the Quantum Future of Cybersecurity

April 9, 2024
Yi-Kai Liu, Dustin Moody
We review the current status of efforts to develop and deploy post-quantum cryptography on the Internet. Then we suggest specific ways in which quantum technologies might be used to enhance cybersecurity in the near future and beyond. We focus on two goals

Nagaoka Ferromagnetism in 3 * 3 Arrays and Beyond

April 5, 2024
Yan Li, Keyi Liu, Garnett W. Bryant
Nagaoka ferromagnetism (NF) is a long-predicted example of itinerant ferromagnetism (IF) in the Hubbard model that has been studied theoretically for many years. The condition for NF, an infinite onsite Coulomb repulsion and a single hole in a half-filled

Clifford-Deformed Surface Codes

March 19, 2024
Arpit Dua, Aleksander Kubica, Liang Jiang, Steven Flammia, Michael Gullans
Kitaev's toric/surface code and its numerous variants provide promising approaches to practi- cal quantum error correction (QEC). As recently discovered, a careful choice of the code variant and lattice layout can dramatically reduce logical error rate for

Precision Bounds on Continuous-Variable State Tomography Using Classical Shadows

March 18, 2024
Srilekha Gandhari, Victor Albert, Thomas Gerrits, Jacob Taylor, Michael Gullans
Shadow tomography is a framework for constructing succinct descriptions of quantum states, called classical shadows, with powerful methods to bound the estimators used. Classical shadows are well-studied in the discrete-variable case, which consists of

Logical quantum processor based on reconfigurable atom arrays

December 6, 2023
Dolev Bluvstein, Simon Evered, Alexandra Geim, Sophie Li, Hengyun Zhou, Tom Manovitz, Sepehr Ebadi, Madelyn Cain, Marcin Kalinowski, Dominik Hangleiter, J. Pablo Bonilla Ataides, Nishad Maskara, Iris Cong, Xun Gao, Pedro Rodriguez, Thomas Karolyshyn, Giulia Semeghini, Michael Gullans, Markus Greiner, Vladan Vuletic, Mikahil Lukin
Suppressing errors is the central challenge for useful quantum computing and quantum error correction is believed to be the key to large-scale quantum processing. Here we report the realization of a programmable quantum processor based on encoded logical

Direct-Laser-Written Polymer Nanowire Waveguides for Broadband Single Photon Collection from Epitaxial Quantum Dots into a Gaussian-like Mode

November 16, 2023
Edgar Perez, Cori Haws, Marcelo Davanco, Jindong Song, Luca Sapienza, Kartik Srinivasan
Single epitaxial quantum dots (QDs) are a leading technology for quantum light generation, particularly when they are embedded in photonic geometries that enhance their emission into a targeted and confined mode. However, coupling this mode into a

Clifford operations and homological codes for rotors and oscillators

November 14, 2023
Yijia Xu, Yixu Wang, Victor Albert
We develop quantum information processing primitives for the planar rotor, the state space of a particle on a circle. By interpreting rotor wavefunctions as periodically identified wavefunctions of a harmonic oscillator, we determine the group of bosonic
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