Macroscopic Quantum Coherence And Quantum Computing

Hardcover | July 31, 2001

EditorDmitri V. Averin, Berardo Ruggiero, Paolo Silvestrini

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This volume gives the historical and recent theoretical ground of the topic as well as detailed information on experimental results on the quantum behavior of macroscopic systems, together with some considerations on perspectives in the quantum computing area. Particular attention is given to the coherence effects in Josephson systems. The correlation with other atomic and molecular systems, exhibiting a macroscopic quantum coherence behavior is also discussed. Such proposals are considered for implementation of various schemes for coherent information processing and quantum computation.

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This volume gives the historical and recent theoretical ground of the topic as well as detailed information on experimental results on the quantum behavior of macroscopic systems, together with some considerations on perspectives in the quantum computing area. Particular attention is given to the coherence effects in Josephson sys...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:471 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.06 inPublished:July 31, 2001Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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Preface; P. Silvestrini. Macroscopic Quantum Coherence and Decoherence in SQUIDs; A.J. Leggett. Macroscopic Quantum Coherence in an rf-SQUID; J.R. Friedman, et al. Quantum-State Interference in a Cooper-Pair Box; Y. Nakamura, et al. Macroscopic Quantum Superposition in a Three-Josephson-Junction Loop; C.H. van der Wal, et al. Bose-Einstein Condensation with Attractive Interaction: Fate of a False Vacuum; M. Ueda, H. Saito. Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena in Atomic Bose-Einstein Condensates; F. Sols, S. Kohler. Phase-Coherent Electronic Transport in a Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube; N. Kim, et al. Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena in Underdamped Josephson Junctions; V. Corato, et al. Superconducting Devices to test Macroscopic Quantum Coherence on the Flux States of an rf SQUID; C. Cosmelli, et al. Biepitaxial YBa2Cu3O7-x grain boundary Josephson Junctions: 0- and p-rings for fundamental studies and potential circuit implementation; F. Tafuri, et al. The Superconducting Single Electron Transistor: In Situ Variation of the Dissipation; J.B. Kycia, et al. Electrometers for Measuring the Single Cooper Pair Box; A. Cottet, et al. Adiabatic Transport of Cooper Pairs in Arrays of Small Josephson Junctions; J.P. Pekola, et al. Entangled States in a Josephson Charge QuBit coupled to a Superconducting Resonator; O. Buisson, F.W.J. Hekking. Cooper Pair Tunneling in Circuits with Substantial Dissipation: the Three-junction R-pump for Single Cooper Pairs; A.B. Zorin, et al. Nonlocality in Superconducting Microstructures; K.Y. Arutynov, et al. Characterisation of Cooper Pair Boxes for Quantum Bits; M.T. Savolainen. Noise Measurements of a Superconducting Single Electron Transistor (SSET) at T=0.3K; B. Buonomo, et al. Quantum Coherence and Decoherence in Magnetic Nanostructures; E.M. Chudnovsky. MQT of Magnetic Particels; W. Wernsdofer. Abrupt Transition between Thermally-Assisted and Pure Quantum Tunneling in MN12; K.M. Mertes, et al. Quantum Effects in the Dynamics of the Magnetization in Single Molecule Magnets; D. Gatteschi, et al. Quantum Coherence and Very Low Temperature Magnetic Experiments in Mesoscopic Magnets; J. Tejada, et al. Quantum Gates and Networks with Cavity QED systems; D. Vitali, et al. Dual Josephson Phenomena: Interaction of Vortices with Non-classical Microwaves; A. Vourdas, et al. Quantum Computation: Theory, Practice, and Future Prospects; I.L. Chuang. Reading-out a Quantum States: an Analysis of the Quantum Measurement Process; Y. Makhlin, et al. Adiabatic Inversion in the SQUID, Macroscopic Coherence and Decoherence; P. Silvestrini, L. Stodolsky. Quantum Computing with Separable States?; R. Schack. Spintronics and Quantum Computing with Quantum Dots; P. Recher, et al. Double Quantum Dot Coupled to Two Superconductors: Transport and Spin Entanglement; M.-S. Choi, et al. Transport through Artificial Kondo Impurities; S. De Franceschi, et al. Compensation of the spin of a quantum dot at Coulomb blockade; D. Giuliano, et al. Multi-particle Entanglement in Quantum Computers; K. Molmer, A. Soresen. Stabilization of Quantum Information: a Unified Dynamical-Algebraic Approach; P. Zanardi. !/F Noise during manipulation of Josephson charge qubits; E. Paladino, et al. Non-Markovian Dynamics in Continuous-wave atom lasers; H.P. Breuer, et al. Time-Correlated Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling of Solitons in Density Waves and Long Josephson Junctions; J.H. Miller, Jr. The Non-Perturbative Quantum Behaviour of a SQUID Ring in a Strong Electromagnetic Field; M.J. Everit, et al. Noise Properties of the SET transistor in the co-tunneling regime; D.V. Averin. Charge Fluctuations and Dephasing in Coulomb Coupled Conductors; M. Buttiker. The Measurement of Photon Number States Using Cavity QED; S. Brattke, et al. An Abrupt Magnetoresistance Jump in Ni-Wire System and Coulomb Blockade Modulatable by Electron Phase in Carbon Nanotube System for Quantum Computation; J. Haruyama, et al. Spontaneous Generation of Flux in a Josephson Junction Loop; R. Carmi, et al. Soliton Quantum Bit; N. Hatakenada, H. Takayanagi.