Superconducting Devices in Quantum Optics by Robert HadfieldSuperconducting Devices in Quantum Optics by Robert Hadfield

Superconducting Devices in Quantum Optics

byRobert HadfieldEditorGöran Johansson

Hardcover | March 9, 2016

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This book presents the basics and applications of superconducting devices in quantum optics. Over the past decade, superconducting devices have risen to prominence in the arena of quantum optics and quantum information processing. Superconducting detectors provide unparalleled performance for the detection of infrared photons in quantum cryptography, enable fundamental advances in quantum optics, and provide a direct route to on-chip optical quantum information processing. Superconducting circuits based on Josephson junctions provide a blueprint for scalable quantum information processing as well as opening up a new regime for quantum optics at microwave wavelengths.  The new field of quantum acoustics allows the state of a superconducting qubit to be transmitted as a phonon excitation.  This volume, edited by two leading researchers, provides a timely compilation of contributions from top groups worldwide across this dynamic field, anticipating future advances in this domain.

Title:Superconducting Devices in Quantum OpticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:249 pagesPublished:March 9, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319240897

ISBN - 13:9783319240893

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Table of Contents

Part I Superconducting single -photon detectors in quantum optics.- Superconducting nanowire architectures for single photon detection.- Photon number resolving transition edge sensors in quantum optics.- Waveguide integrated SNSPDs in GaAs.- Waveguide integrated SNSPDs in silicon photonic circuits.- Part II Microwave quantum optics with superconducting circuits.- Single photonics at microwave frequencies.- Entanglement in superconducting circuits.- Quantum measurement and feedback.- Quantum feedback.- Part III Enabling future quantum interfaces and networks.- Interfacing solid state qubits and telecom wavelength photons via superconducting detectors.- Quantum information networks with superconducting single photon detectors.- Surface Acoustic Waves and circuit QED.

Editorial Reviews

"It provides an excellent overview of the present state of the art for postgraduate students and researchers entering the field. . Overall, this is a very timely work, which should be of interest to a wide range of researchers in quantum-optical technologies." (Mark Fox, Optics & Photonics News, osa-opn-org, July, 2016)