DatePresenterTitleReference
2/16/21
2/9/21
2/2/21
1/26/21Jack
1/19/21Sarah
1/12/21Amir
1/5/21Antti
12/29/20 (Week of New Years)No journal club
12/22/20 (Week of Christmas)No journal club
12/15/20 *Finals weekJochen
12/8/20Ben
12/1/20Junyoung
11/24/20 *Thanksgiving weekRebecca
11/17/20Gabriel
11/10/20David
11/3/20AzizaLaser-annealing Josephson junctions for yielding scaled-up superconducting quantum
processors.
https://arxiv.org/pdf/2009.00781.pdf
10/27/20TimAre there (tunable) multi-local interactions in atomic systems?https://www.nature.com/articles/nature18274
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24622
10/20/20YoungkyuHartree-Fock on a superconducting qubit quantum computer https://science.sciencemag.org/content/369/6507/1084
10/13/20 *Monday schedule of classesJoelA merged-element transmonhttps://arxiv.org/abs/2008.07652
10/6/20LeonHigh-fidelity, high-scalability two-qubit gate scheme for superconducting qubitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/2006.11860
9/29/20ChrisThe XZZX Surface Codehttps://arxiv.org/abs/2009.07851
9/22/20No journal club
9/15/20PatrickQuantum error correction of a qubit encoded in grid states of an oscillatorhttps://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2603-3
9/8/20AmiDemonstrating a Continuous Set of Two-qubit Gates for Near-term Quantum Algorithmshttps://arxiv.org/pdf/2001.08343.pdf
9/1/20ColeGlobal optimization of quantum dynamics with AlphaZero
deep exploration
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41534-019-0241-0.pdf
8/25/20MortenHigh-fidelity controlled-Z gate with maximal intermediate leakage operating at the speed limit in a superconducting quantum processorhttps://arxiv.org/abs/2008.07411
8/18/20Uri Vool (in lieu of Charlotte)Universal fast flux control of a coherent, low-frequency qubithttps://arxiv.org/pdf/2002.10653.pdf
8/11/20RoniExperimental implementation of non-Clifford interleaved randomized benchmarking with a controlled-S gatehttps://arxiv.org/pdf/2007.08532.pdf
8/4/20BharathRealizing a deterministic source of multipartite-entangled photonic qubitshttps://arxiv.org/pdf/2005.07060.pdf
7/28/20No Journal Club
7/21/20JackSideband cooling beyond the quantum backaction limit with squeezed lighthttps://www.nature.com/articles/nature20604
7/14/20SarahDemonstration of an all-microwave controlled-phase gate between far detuned qubitshttps://arxiv.org/pdf/2006.10639.pdf
7/7/20Ziqiao
6/30/20AmirGrowth and preservation of entanglement in a many-body localized systemhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1910.06024
6/23/20AnttiCoherence of a driven electron spin qubit actively decoupled from quasi-static noisehttps://arxiv.org/abs/2001.02884
6/16/20BenImproving qubit readout with hidden Markov modelshttps://arxiv.org/abs/2006.00109
6/9/20JochenProbing entanglement in a many-body–localized systemhttps://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6437/256
3/10/20 - 6/2/20Journal club cancelled for spring 2020 semester
3/3/20No journal club (March Meeting)
2/25/20Charlotte
Rebecca
Practice for March Meeting
2/18/20AnttiPractice for March Meeting
2/11/20Gabriel
Tim
Practice for March Meeting
2/4/20Ami
Amir
Practice for March Meeting
1/28/20YoungkyuPractice for March Meeting
1/21/20allGroup discussion
1/14/20RoniRepeated quantum error detection in a surface codehttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1912.09410.pdf
1/7/20GabrielExperimental verification of five-qubit quantum error correction with superconducting qubitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1907.04507
12/31/19No journal club (MIT closed)
12/24/19No journal club (MIT closed)
12/17/19TimTutorialSimulating superconducting circuits with linear inductances
12/10/19LeonRealization of a Λ system with metastable states of a capacitively shunted fluxoniumhttps://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.150504
12/3/19JoelCoherent quantum phase sliphttps://www.nature.com/articles/nature10930
11/26/19YoungkyuCross-entropy benchmarking: Why / What / How?https://www.nature.com/articles/s41567-018-0124-x
11/19/19BenResonator reset in circuit QED by optimal control for large open quantum systemshttps://journals.aps.org/pra/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevA.96.042315
11/12/19Visit, Long NguyenTowards the fluxonium quantum processorSeminar
11/5/19ChrisLeveraging secondary storage to simulate deep 54-qubit sycamore circuitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1910.09534
10/29/19RebeccaNanowire superinductance fluxonium qubithttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.010504
10/22/19CharlotteLoss mechanisms and quasiparticle dynamics in superconducting microwave
resonators made of thin-film granular aluminum
https://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.117001
10/15/19JochenElectric field spectroscopy of material defects in transmon qubitshttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1909.09749.pdf
10/8/19BillyQuantum microwave radiometry with a superconducting qubithttps://arxiv.org/abs/1909.12295
10/1/19No journal club
9/24/19Ami
9/17/19AmirVariational quantum factoring on today's NISQ devicesRecap from internship a Zapata
9/10/19No journal club
9/3/19YoungkyuLab Tutorial: How to use a leak detector ASM340--
8/27/19AnttiQuantum-enhanced sensing of a mechanical oscillatorhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1807.11934
8/20/19BharathStrongly correlated quantum walks with a 12-qubit superconducting processorhttps://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6442/753/tab-pdf
8/13/19LeonCross-resonance interactions between superconducting qubits with variable detuninghttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1905.11480.pdf
8/6/19RoniFluxonium-based artificial molecule with a tunable magnetic momenthttps://journals.aps.org/prx/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevX.7.031037
7/30/19TimObservation of an Efimov spectrum in an atomic systemhttps://www.nature.com/articles/nphys1334
7/23/19JoelSuppressing quasiparticle poisoning with a voltage-controlled filterhttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1902.02689.pdf
7/16/19GabrielDiabatic gates for frequency-tunable superconducting qubitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1907.02510
7/9/19JackSuppression of the radiative decay of atomic coherence in squeezed vacuumhttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1301.6276.pdf
7/2/19YoungkyuSuperconducting circuit protected by two-Cooper-pair tunnelinghttps://arxiv.org/abs/1905.01206
6/25/19BenProbing context-dependent errors in quantum processorshttps://journals.aps.org/prx/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevX.9.021045
6/18/19ChrisProtecting quantum entanglement from qubit errors and leakage via repetitive parity measurementshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1905.12731
6/11/19RebeccaGeneration and manipulation of Schrödinger cat states in Rydberg atom arrayshttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1905.05721.pdf
6/4/19CharlotteGigahertz frequency antiferromagnetic resonance and strong magnon-magnon coupling in the layered crystal CrCl3https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.05669
5/28/19JochenA dissipatively stabilized Mott insulator of photonshttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-0897-9
5/21/19No journal club
5/14/19BharathDecoherence-free interaction between giant atoms in waveguide quantum electrodynamicshttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.140404
5/7/19AmiA fast, low-leakage, high-fidelity two-qubit gate for a programmable superconducting quantum computerhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1903.02492
4/30/19MaxThe giant acoustic atom --- a single quantum system with a deterministic time delayhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1612.00865
4/23/19AnttiQuantum metrology with a transmon qutrithttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1711.06172.pdf
4/16/19LeonAn Experimental Study of Shor's Factoring Algorithm on IBM Qhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1903.00768
4/9/19JoelGranular aluminum: A superconducting material for high impedance quantum circuitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1809.10646
4/2/19FranSupervised learning with quantum-enhanced feature spaceshttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-0980-2
3/26/19
(Undergrad and grad spring vacation)
GabrielGenuine 12-qubit entanglement on a superconducting quantum processorhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1811.02292
3/19/19RoniDemonstration of protection of a superconducting qubit from energy decayhttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.150503
3/12/19No journal club
3/5/19No journal club (APS March Meeting)
2/26/19Tim
Megan
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
2/19/19Jack
Charlotte
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
(Monday class schedule)
2/12/19Antti
Ben
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
2/5/19Kyle SerniakSeminar
1/29/19UwePractice for March Meeting
1/22/19No journal club
1/15/19No journal club
1/8/19BenUsing a recurrent neural network to reconstruct quantum dynamics of a superconducting qubit from physical observationshttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1811.12420.pdf
1/1/19No journal club (MIT closed)
12/25/18No journal club (MIT closed)
12/18/18Visitor, Baptiste RoyerQuantum non-demolition detection of traveling microwave photonsSeminar
12/11/18JochenThe high-coherence fluxonium qubithttps://arxiv.org/abs/1810.11006
12/4/18No journal club
11/27/18RoniUniversal gate for fixed-frequency qubits via a tunable bushttps://journals.aps.org/prapplied/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.6.064007
11/20/18MortenDigital quantum simulation of fermionic models with a superconductinghttps://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms8654
11/13/18AmiFluctuations of energy-relaxation times in superconducting qubitshttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.090502
11/6/18YoungkyuSuppression of qubit crosstalk in a tunable coupling superconducting circuithttps://arxiv.org/abs/1810.04182
10/30/18Antti
10/23/18No journal club
10/16/18AmirVariational quantum factoringhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1808.08927
10/9/18
Indigenous Peoples' Day (holiday for undergrad and grad)
DanWaveguide-mediated interaction of artificial atoms in the strong coupling regimehttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1809.09752.pdf
10/2/18Visitor, Adrián ParraSeminar
9/25/18GabrielExtending the computational reach of a noisy superconducting quantum processorhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1805.04492v1
9/18/18UweResearch update - 30 min
9/11/18CharlotteObservation of the frozen charge of a Kondo
resonance
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature21704.pdf
9/4/18MeganMicrowave dielectric loss at single photon energies and millikelvin temperatureshttps://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.2898887
8/28/18Ana LauraAmplitude tuning of steady state entanglement in strongly driven coupled qubitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1806.09047
8/21/18BharathObservation of the crossover from photon ordering to delocalization in tunably coupled resonatorshttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1808.00889.pdf
8/14/18JoelVoltage-controlled superconducting quantum bushttps://arxiv.org/abs/1802.01327
8/7/18BenUniversal quantum control through deep reinforcement learninghttps://arxiv.org/abs/1803.01857
7/31/18N/AJournal club cancelled
7/24/18JochenEntangling bosonic modes via an engineered exchange interactionhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1806.07401
7/17/18LukeCoherent microwave photon mediated coupling between a semiconductor and a superconductor qubithttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1806.10039.pdf
7/10/18YoungkyuEstimate the accuracy threshold of surface code using numerical simulationhttps://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0110143
7/3/18UweStudying light-harvesting models with superconducting circuitshttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-03312-x
6/26/18JackExperimental Demonstration of a Resonator-Induced Phase Gate in a Multiqubit Circuit-QED Systemhttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.250502
6/19/18MortenIntroduction to topological superconductivity and Majorana fermionshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1206.1736
6/12/18No journal club
6/5/18RoniRapid high-fidelity single-shot dispersive readout of superconducting qubitshttps://journals.aps.org/prapplied/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.7.054020
5/29/18DanMeasuring entanglement entropy in a quantum many-body systemhttps://www.nature.com/articles/nature15750
5/22/18BenMachine Learning for Discriminating Quantum Measurement Trajectories and Improving Readouthttps://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.200501
5/15/18Matteo Mariantoni, visitor
5/8/18BharathObservation of a Dissipative Phase Transition in a One-Dimensional Circuit QED Latticehttps://journals.aps.org/prx/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevX.7.011016
5/1/18UweUnsupervised Machine Learning on a Hybrid Quantum Computer by Rigetti's Startuphttps://arxiv.org/abs/1712.05771
4/24/18YoungkyuImproved Simulation of Stabilizer Circuitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0406196
4/17/18AndreasDeterministic Bidirectional Communication and Remote Entanglement Generation Between Superconducting Quantum Processorshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1804.02028
4/10/18Xiao Mi, visitorCircuit-QED with Silicon Quantum-Dot Qubits
4/3/18JoelEvolution of Nanowire Transmon Qubits and Their Coherence in a Magnetic Fieldhttps://journals.aps.org/prl/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.100502
3/27/18
Ami3-qubit gates in superconducting qubits:
Realization of three-qubit quantum error correction with superconducting circuits;
Implementation of a Toffoli gate with superconducting circuits
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature10786.pdf?origin=ppub

https://www.nature.com/articles/nature10713
3/20/18
Anton Frisk Kockum, visitorTalk topic TBD
3/13/18
N/AMIT closed (snow)
3/6/18No journal club (APS March Meeting)
2/27/18Jack
Tim
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
2/20/18 *Monday schedule of classesJoel
Young
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
2/13/18Bharath
Dan
Niels
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
2/6/18Megan
Ami
Practice for March Meeting
Practice for March Meeting
1/30/18Uwe
Fei
Practice for March Meeting
Multi-qubit simulation for Labber
1/23/18Morten1- and 2-qubit state tomography driver in Labber
1/16/18JackPrediction and real-time compensation of qubit decoherence via machine learninghttps://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14106
1/9/18TimEvidence for quantum annealing with more than one hundred qubitshttps://www.nature.com/articles/nphys2900
1/2/18No journal club (MIT closed)
12/26/17No journal club (MIT closed)
12/19/17BharathSpectroscopic signatures of localization with interacting photons in superconducting qubitshttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6367/1175
12/12/17Dan
12/5/17PhilipQuantum-circuit refrigeratorhttps://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15189
11/28/17UweMultiqubit spectroscopy of Gaussian quantum noisehttps://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.95.022121
11/21/17CharlotteA valley–spin qubit in a carbon nanotubehttps://www.nature.com/articles/nnano.2013.140
11/14/17YoungkyuQubit Noise Spectroscopy for Non-Gaussian Dephasing Environmentshttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.150503
11/7/17JoelObservation of Berry's Phase in a Solid-State Qubithttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/318/5858/1889
10/31/17FeiLecture
10/24/17BrianTunable superconducting qubits with flux-independent coherencehttps://arxiv.org/pdf/1702.02253.pdf
10/17/17AmiDirect identification of dilute surface spins on Al2O3: Origin of flux noise in quantum circuitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1609.04562
10/10/17 *extension of Columbus Day holidayMortenHardware-efficient variational quantum eigensolver for small molecules and quantum magnetshttps://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v549/n7671/full/nature23879.html
10/3/17JackCoupling an ensemble of electrons on superfluid helium to a superconducting circuithttps://journals.aps.org/prx/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevX.6.011031
9/26/17TimCharting the circuit QED design landscape using optimal control theoryhttp://www.nature.com/articles/s41534-017-0036-0.pdf
9/19/17Diego Ristè, visitorDemonstrating elements of teleported gates with transmon qubits
9/13/17First week of classes/rescheduling, no Journal club
9/6/17PhilipDemonstration of weight-four parity measurements in the surface code Architecturehttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.210505
8/30/17DanQuantum back-action of an individual variable-strength measurementhttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/339/6116/178
8/23/17
8/16/17BharathChiral ground-state currents of interacting photons in a synthetic magnetic fieldhttp://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v13/n2/full/nphys3930.html
8/9/17CharlotteQuantum annealing with manufactured spinshttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v473/n7346/full/nature10012.html
8/2/17ThorvaldExperimental demonstration of fault-tolerant state preparation with superconducting qubitshttps://arxiv.org/abs/1705.09259
7/26/17Pol
7/19/17YoungkyuSimple pulses for elimination of leakage in weakly nonlinear qubitshttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.110501
7/12/17MeganQubit architecture with high coherence and fast tunable couplinghttps://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.220502
7/5/17Journal club cancelled
6/28/17JoelStabilizing Rabi oscillations in a superconducting qubit using quantum feedbackhttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v490/n7418/full/nature11505.html
6/21/17FeiMapping the optimal route between two quantum stateshttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v511/n7511/abs/nature13559.html
6/14/17Journal club cancelled
6/7/17MoritzMillisecond charge-parity fluctuations and induced decoherence in a superconducting transmon qubithttps://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms2936
5/31/17Nikolaj Thomas Zinner, visitor
5/24/17AmiPropagating phonons coupled to an artificial atomhttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/346/6206/207
5/17/17TimExtending the lifetime of a quantum bit with error correction in superconducting circuitshttps://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v536/n7617/full/nature18949.html
5/10/17MortenThe Steep Road Towards Robust and Universal Quantum Computationhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1612.07330, and https://arxiv.org/abs/1609.01753
5/3/17MortenThings I wish they told me about quantum error correction
4/26/17DanObservation of Dicke superradiance for two artificial atoms in a cavity with high decay ratehttps://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms6186
4/19/17JoelDeterministically Encoding Quantum Information Using 100-Photon Schrodinger Cat Stateshttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/342/6158/607
4/12/17FeiA schrödinger cat living in two boxeshttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6289/1087
4/5/17MoritzSuperconducting quantum circuits at the surface code threshold for fault tolerancehttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v508/n7497/full/nature13171.html
3/29/17MortenState preservation by repetitive error detection in a superconducting quantum circuithttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v519/n7541/full/nature14270.html
3/22/17YoungkyuObservation of High Coherence in Josephson Junction Qubits Measured in a Three-Dimensional Circuit QED Architecturehttp://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.240501
3/15/17APS March Meeting, no Journal club
3/8/17AmiCoherent suppression of electromagnetic dissipation due to superconducting quasiparticleshttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v508/n7496/full/nature13017.html
3/1/17TerryQuantum circuits overview
2/22/17BharathObservation of quantum jumps in a superconducting artificial atomhttp://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.110502
2/15/17DanDemonstration of two-qubit algorithms with a superconducting quantum processorhttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v460/n7252/full/nature08121.html
2/8/17JoelFluxonium: Single cooper-pair circuit free of charge offsetshttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/326/5949/113
2/1/17MortenGeneration of fock states in a superconducting quantum circuithttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v454/n7202/abs/nature07136.html
1/25/17MeganControlling the spontaneous emission of a superconducting transmon qubithttp://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.080502
1/18/17YoungkyuQuantum coherent tunable coupling of superconducting qubitshttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/316/5825/723
1/11/17AmiCoupling superconducting qubits via a cavity bushttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v449/n7161/abs/nature06184.html
12/14/16PhilipResolving photon number states in a superconducting circuithttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v445/n7127/abs/nature05461.html
12/7/16TerryQuantum circuits overview
11/30/16BharathMeasurement of the entanglement of two superconducting qubits via state tomographyhttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/313/5792/1423
11/23/16Thanksgiving, no Journal Club
11/16/16DanStrong coupling of a single photon to a superconducting qubit using circuit quantum electrodynamicshttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v431/n7005/full/nature02851.html
11/9/16MoritzCoherent quantum dynamics of a superconducting flux qubithttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/299/5614/1869
11/2/16FeiCoherent control of macroscopic quantum states in a single-cooper-pair boxhttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v398/n6730/abs/398786a0.html
10/26/16WillNoise spectroscopy through dynamical decoupling with a superconducting flux qubithttp://www.nature.com/nphys/journal/v7/n7/full/nphys1994.html
10/19/16SimonObservation of classical-quantum crossover of 1/f flux noise and its paramagnetic temperature dependencehttps://arxiv.org/abs/1608.08752