• 1589 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
1993 …2025

Research output per year

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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Experimental investigation of topics in quantum information science with superconducting circuits.
  • Measurements of vortex dynamics in nanofabricated superconducting structures.
  • Nanofabrication of superconducting devices at Syracuse and the Cornell NanoScale Facility.
  • Low-temperature physics.

Education

University of California - Berkeley, Physics Postdoc

20002004

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.S. Physics - with Honors

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, M.S. Physics, PhD Physics

Research Interests

  • Quantum Computing
  • Superconducting Circuits
  • Vortex Dynamics
  • Nanofabrication
  • Low-temperature physics

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Projects

Research Output

  • 1589 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 47 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Patent

Anomalous charge noise in superconducting qubits

Christensen, B. G., Wilen, C. D., Opremcak, A., Nelson, J., Schlenker, F., Zimonick, C. H., Faoro, L., Ioffe, L. B., Rosen, Y. J., Dubois, J. L., Plourde, B. L. T. & Mcdermott, R., Oct 24 2019, In : Physical Review B. 100, 14, 140503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Digital Coherent Control of a Superconducting Qubit

    Leonard, E., Beck, M. A., Nelson, J., Christensen, B. G., Thorbeck, T., Howington, C., Opremcak, A., Pechenezhskiy, I. V., Dodge, K., Dupuis, N. P., Hutchings, M. D., Ku, J., Schlenker, F., Suttle, J., Wilen, C., Zhu, S., Vavilov, M. G., Plourde, B. & McDermott, R., Jan 7 2019, In : Physical Review Applied. 11, 1, 014009.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 10 Scopus citations

    Interfacing Superconducting Qubits with Cryogenic Logic: Readout

    Howington, C., Opremcak, A., McDermott, R., Kirichenko, A., Mukhanov, O. A. & Plourde, B., Aug 1 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 29, 5, 8680055.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Mode Structure in Superconducting Metamaterial Transmission-Line Resonators

    Wang, H., Zhuravel, A. P., Indrajeet, S., Taketani, B. G., Hutchings, M. D., Hao, Y., Rouxinol, F., Wilhelm, F. K., Lahaye, M., Ustinov, A. V. & Plourde, B., May 22 2019, In : Physical Review Applied. 11, 5, 054062.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Outgoing Editorial

    Plourde, B., Jun 1 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 29, 4, 8715832.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Activities

    • 1 Invited talk

    Quantum Metamaterials Conference

    Britton Plourde (Speaker)
    Jun 2015

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Press and Media

    Defects promise quantum communication through standard optical fiber

    Britton Plourde

    10/8/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    A new way to count qubits ...

    Britton Plourde

    10/1/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    A new way to count qubits

    Britton Plourde

    9/24/189/28/18

    5 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    A New Way to Count Qubits

    Britton Plourde

    9/25/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Prizes

    IBM Faculty award

    Britton Plourde (Recipient), 2011

    Prize