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Optical microdevices for telecom scalable quantum platforms

Friday, April 7, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: East Bridge 114
Evan Miyazono, Graduate Student, Faraon Group

Abstract: As quantum engineering plays an expanding role in experimental quantum information processing, the need arises for scalable integration of long-lived quantum bits.  In this seminar I will begin by briefly motivating the use of rare-earth dopants in solid-state host crystals as a platform for optically addressable quantum bits.  I will highlight the useful properties of erbium that make it the rare-earth element of choice for certain practical applications.  After motivating the need for microdevices to provide scalable coupling to multiple qubits, I will describing the progress developing two types of microdevices and their prospects in circumventing the difficulties in implementing erbium-based qubits, which arise from certain optical properties of the erbium dopant system.

 


 

 

Series: IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar Series
For more information, please phone 626-395-4013 or email marciab@caltech.edu

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