Recent substantial advances in the feld of superconducting circuits have shown its potential as a leading platform for future quantum computing. In contrast to classical computers based on bits that are represented by a single binary value, 0 or 1, quantum bits (or qubits) can be in a superposition of both. Thus, quantum computers can store and handle more information at the same time and a quantum advantage has already been demonstrated for two types of computational tasks. Rapid progress in academic and industry labs accelerates the development of superconducting processors which may soon fnd applications in complex computations, chemical simulations, cryptography, and optimization. Now that these machines are scaled up to tackle such problems the questions of qubit interconnects and networks becomes very relevant. How to route signals on-chip between diferent processor components? What is the most efcient way to entangle qubits? And how to then send and process entangled signals between distant cryostats hosting superconducting processors? In this thesis, we are looking for solutions to these problems by studying the collective behavior of superconducting qubit ensembles. We frst demonstrate on-demand tunable directional scattering of microwave photons from a pair of qubits in a waveguide. Such a device can route microwave photons on-chip with a high diode efciency. Then we focus on studying ultra-strong coupling regimes between light (microwave photons) and matter (superconducting qubits), a regime that could be promising for extremely fast multi-qubit entanglement generation. Finally, we show coherent pulse storage and periodic revivals in a fve qubit ensemble strongly coupled to a resonator. Such a reconfgurable storage device could be used as part of a quantum repeater that is needed for longer-distance quantum communication. The achieved high degree of control over multi-qubit ensembles highlights not only the beautiful physics of circuit quantum electrodynamics, it also represents the frst step toward new quantum simulation and communication methods, and certain techniques may also fnd applications in future superconducting quantum computing hardware.
Redchenko E. Controllable states of superconducting Qubit ensembles. 2022. doi:10.15479/at:ista:12132
Redchenko, E. (2022). Controllable states of superconducting Qubit ensembles. Institute of Science and Technology Austria. https://doi.org/10.15479/at:ista:12132
Redchenko, Elena. “Controllable States of Superconducting Qubit Ensembles.” Institute of Science and Technology Austria, 2022. https://doi.org/10.15479/at:ista:12132.
E. Redchenko, “Controllable states of superconducting Qubit ensembles,” Institute of Science and Technology Austria, 2022.
Redchenko E. 2022. Controllable states of superconducting Qubit ensembles. Institute of Science and Technology Austria.
Redchenko, Elena. Controllable States of Superconducting Qubit Ensembles. Institute of Science and Technology Austria, 2022, doi:10.15479/at:ista:12132.
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