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Microwave Journal Club

The journal club "From superconducting GHz resonators to noise measurements below 4K" takes place weekly Friday 12:30 s.t., seminar room PHY 8.1.09.

Potential topics include, e.g.,

  • microwave resonators, reflectometry, hybrid quantum dot structures
  • nanotube nanomechanics, optomechanics
  • solid-state cavity qed experiments
  • noise in mesoscopic systems
  • finite frequency response of materials
  • time-domain control / measurement
  • quantum information technology

Please feel free to join us and suggest topics and/or papers. While the main focus is experimental, of course also theory contributions are welcome.


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Paper suggestions

  1. D. Rieger, S. Günzler, M. Spiecker, A. Nambisan, W. Wernsdorfer, and I. M. Pop, Fano Interference in Microwave Resonator Measurements, arXiv:2209.03036.
  2. M. Marín-Suárez, J. T. Peltonen, D. S. Golubev, and J. P. Pekola, An Electron Turnstile for Frequency-to-Power Conversion, Nat. Nanotechnol. 17, 3 (2022).
  3. A. Guthrie, C. D. Satrya, Y.-C. Chang, P. Menczel, F. Nori, and J. P. Pekola, Cooper-Pair Box Coupled to Two Resonators: An Architecture for a Quantum Refrigerator, Phys. Rev. Applied 17, 064022 (2022).
  4. F. Blanchet, Y.-C. Chang, B. Karimi, J. T. Peltonen, and J. P. Pekola, Radio-Frequency Coulomb-Blockade Thermometry, Phys. Rev. Applied 17, L011003 (2022).
  5. P. Zellekens, R. Deacon, P. Perla, D. Grützmacher, M. I. Lepsa, T. Schäpers, and K. Ishibashi, Microwave Spectroscopy of Andreev States in InAs Nanowire-Based Hybrid Junctions Using a Flip-Chip Layout, ArXiv:2112.08983 [Cond-Mat] (2021).
  6. R. Upadhyay, G. Thomas, Y.-C. Chang, D. S. Golubev, A. Guthrie, A. Gubaydullin, J. T. Peltonen, and J. P. Pekola, Robust Strong-Coupling Architecture in Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics, Phys. Rev. Applied 16, 044045 (2021).
  7. L. Mercier de Lépinay, C. F. Ockeloen-Korppi, M. J. Woolley, and M. A. Sillanpää, Quantum Mechanics–Free Subsystem with Mechanical Oscillators, Science 372, 625 (2021).
  8. A. Guthrie, S. Kafanov, M. T. Noble, Y. A. Pashkin, G. R. Pickett, V. Tsepelin, A. A. Dorofeev, V. A. Krupenin, and D. E. Presnov, Nanoscale Real-Time Detection of Quantum Vortices at Millikelvin Temperatures, Nat Commun 12, 1 (2021).
  9. X. Rojas and J. P. Davis, Superfluid Nanomechanical Resonator for Quantum Nanofluidics, Phys. Rev. B 91, 024503 (2015).
  10. A. Grassellino, A. Romanenko, D. Sergatskov, O. Melnychuk, Y. Trenikhina, A. Crawford, A. Rowe, M. Wong, T. Khabiboulline, and F. Barkov, Nitrogen and Argon Doping of Niobium for Superconducting Radio Frequency Cavities: A Pathway to Highly Efficient Accelerating Structures, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 26, 102001 (2013).