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Search Publications by David P. Pappas

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Materials loss measurements using superconducting microwave resonators

Corey Rae H. McRae, Haozhi Wang, Jiansong Gao, Michael R. Vissers, Teresa Brecht, A Dunsworth, David P. Pappas, J. Mutus
The performance of superconducting circuits for quantum computing is limited by materials losses. In particular, coherence times are typically bounded by two

Overlap junctions for superconducting quantum electronics and amplifiers

Mustafa Bal, Junling Long, Ruichen Zhao, Haozhi Wang, Sungoh Park, Corey Rae H. McRae, Tongyu Zhao, Russell Lake, Daniil Frolov, Roman Pilipenko, Silvia Zorzetti, Alexander Romanenko, David P. Pappas
Due to their unique properties as lossless, nonlinear circuit elements, Josephson junctions lie at the heart of superconducting quantum information processing

Amplitude and frequency sensing of microwave fields with a superconducting transmon qudit

Maximilian Kristen, Andre Schneider, Alexander Stehli, Tim Wolz, Sergey Danilin, Hsiang S. Ku, Junling Long, Xian Wu, Russell Lake, David P. Pappas, Alexey V. Ustinov, Martin Weides
Experiments with superconducting circuits require careful calibration of the applied pulses and fields over a large frequency range. This remains an ongoing

Dielectric loss extraction for superconducting microwave resonators

Corey Rae H. McRae, Russell Lake, Junling Long, Mustafa Bal, Xian Wu, Battogtokh Jugdersuren, Thomas Metcalf, Xiao Liu, David P. Pappas
The investigation of two-level-state (TLS) loss in dielectric materials and interfaces remains at the forefront of materials research in superconducting quantum

Microwave-based arbitrary cphase gates for transmon qubits

George S. Barron, Fernando A. Calderon-Vargas, Junling Long, David P. Pappas, Sophia E. Economou
Superconducting transmon qubits are of great interest for quantum computing and quantum simulation. A key component of quantum chemistry simulation algorithms

Active protection of a superconducting qubit with an interferometric Josephson isolator

Baleegh Abdo, Nicholas T. Bronn, Oblesh Jinka, Salvatore B. Olivadese, Antonio D. Corcoles, Vivekananda P. Adiga, Markus Brink, Russell Lake, Xian Wu, David P. Pappas, Jerry M. Chow
Nonreciprocal microwave devices play critical roles in high-fidelity, quantum-nondemolition (QND) measurement schemes. They impose unidirectional routing of

Kinetic Inductance Traveling Wave Amplifiers For Multiplexed Qubit Readout

Leonardo Ranzani, K. C. Fong, G. Ribell, Tomas A. Ohki, David P. Pappas, Mustafa Bal, Xian Wu, Robert P. Erickson, Junling Long, Hsiang S. Ku
We describe a kinetic inductance traveling-wave (KIT) amplifier suitable for superconducting quantum information measurements and characterize its wideband

Enhanced superconducting transition temperature in electroplated rhenium

David P. Pappas, Don David, Mustafa Bal, Ilke Arslan, Paul T. Blanchard, Ronald B. Goldfarb, Dustin A. Hite, Hsiang S. Ku, Russell E. Lake, Junling Long, Alexana Roshko, Lee D. Pappas, Britton L. Plourde, Jianguo Wen, Xian Wu, Corey Rae H. McRae
We show that electroplated Re films in multilayers with noble metals such as Cu, Au, and Pd have an enhanced superconducting critical temperature relative to

High coherence plane breaking packaging for superconducting qubits

David P. Pappas, Xian Wu, Nicholas T. Bronn, Salvatore B. Olivadese, Vivekananda P. Adiga, Jerry M. Chow
Wedemonstrate a pogo pin package for a superconducting quantum processor specifically designed with a nontrivial layout topology (e.g., a center qubit that

Overlap junctions for high coherence superconducting qubits

Xian Wu, Junling Long, Hsiang S. Ku, Russell Lake, Mustafa Bal, David P. Pappas
Fabrication of sub-micron Josephson junctions is demonstrated using standard processing techniques for high-coherence, superconducting qubits. These junctions

Qubit gates using hyperbolic secant pulses

Hsiang S. Ku, Junling Long, Xian Wu, Mustafa Bal, Russell Lake, Edwin Barnes, Sophia Economou, David P. Pappas
It has been known since the early days of quantum mechanics that hyperbolic secant pulses possess the unique property that they can perform cyclic evolution on

Laser-assisted atom probe tomography of Ti/TiN films deposited on Si

Norman A. Sanford, Paul T. Blanchard, Ryan M. White, Michael R. Vissers, Albert Davydov, D R. Diercks, David P. Pappas
Laser-assisted atom probe tomography (L-APT) was used to examine superconducting TiN/Ti/TiN trilayer films with nominal respective thicknesses of 5/5/5 (nm)

Hotspot Relaxation Dynamics in a Current Carrying Superconductor

Francesco Marsili, Martin J. Stevens, Alex Kozorezov, Varun B. Verma, Colin Lambert, Jeffrey A. Stern, Robert D. Horansky, Shellee D. Dyer, Shannon M. Duff, David P. Pappas, Matthew Shaw, Richard P. Mirin, Sae Woo Nam
When a photon is absorbed in a superconductor it creates a region of nonequilibrium superconductivity referred to as a hotspot [1]. The operation of most

Quasiparticle recombination in hotspots in superconducting current-carrying nanowires

Alex Kozorezov, Colin Lambert, Francesco Marsili, Martin J. Stevens, Varun B. Verma, Jeffrey A. Stern, Robert D. Horansky, Shellee D. Dyer, Shannon M. Duff, David P. Pappas, Adriana E. Lita, Matthew D. Shaw, Richard P. Mirin, Sae Woo Nam
We describe a kinetic model of recombination of nonequilibrium quasiparticles generated by single photon absorption in superconducting current-carrying