Superconducting Qubits and Circuits
by Steven M. Girvin
Publisher: Yale University 2011
Number of pages: 132
These lectures are devoted to understanding the basic components of quantum machines that can be constructed from superconducting electrical circuits. These circuits can be used to create resonators which store individual microwave photons and to create superconducting quantum bits.
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