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1993 …2019

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Research Output

2019

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

13 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. D., Ustinov, A. V. & Plourde, B. L. T., May 22 2019, In : Physical Review Applied. 11, 5, 054062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Outgoing Editorial

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

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Scalable Quantum Computing Infrastructure Based on Superconducting Electronics

Mukhanov, O., Plourde, B. L. T., Opremcak, A., Liu, C. H., McDermott, R., Kirichenko, A., Howington, C., Walter, J., Hutchings, M., Vernik, I., Yohannes, D., Dodge, K. & Ballard, A., Dec 2019, 2019 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, IEDM 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8993634. (Technical Digest - International Electron Devices Meeting, IEDM; vol. 2019-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Enhanced superconducting transition temperature in electroplated rhenium

Pappas, D. P., David, D. E., Lake, R. E., Bal, M., Goldfarb, R. B., Hite, D. A., Kim, E., Ku, H. S., Long, J. L., McRae, C. R. H., Pappas, L. D., Roshko, A., Wen, J. G., Plourde, B., Arslan, I. & Wu, X., Apr 30 2018, In : Applied Physics Letters. 112, 18, 182601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Measurement of a superconducting qubit with a microwave photon counter

Opremcak, A., Pechenezhskiy, I. V., Howington, C., Christensen, B. G., Beck, M. A., Leonard, E., Suttle, J., Wilen, C., Nesterov, K. N., Ribeill, G. J., Thorbeck, T., Schlenker, F., Vavilov, M. G., Plourde, B. & McDermott, R., Sep 21 2018, In : Science. 361, 6408, p. 1239-1242 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Quantum-classical interface based on single flux quantum digital logic

McDermott, R., Vavilov, M. G., Plourde, B., Wilhelm, F. K., Liebermann, P. J., Mukhanov, O. A. & Ohki, T. A., Apr 1 2018, In : Quantum Science and Technology. 3, 2, 024004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2017

Phonon-mediated quasiparticle poisoning of superconducting microwave resonators

Patel, U., Pechenezhskiy, I. V., Plourde, B., Vavilov, M. G. & McDermott, R., Dec 7 2017, In : Physical Review B. 96, 22, 220501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Tunable Superconducting Qubits with Flux-Independent Coherence

Hutchings, M. D., Hertzberg, J. B., Liu, Y., Bronn, N. T., Keefe, G. A., Brink, M., Chow, J. M. & Plourde, B., Oct 12 2017, In : Physical Review Applied. 8, 4, 044003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2016

Experimental Demonstration of a Resonator-Induced Phase Gate in a Multiqubit Circuit-QED System

Paik, H., Mezzacapo, A., Sandberg, M., McClure, D. T., Abdo, B., Córcoles, A. D., Dial, O., Bogorin, D. F., Plourde, B., Steffen, M., Cross, A. W., Gambetta, J. M. & Chow, J. M., Dec 13 2016, In : Physical Review Letters. 117, 25, 250502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

System and Method for Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics Measurement

Plourde, B., Pritchett, E. J., Wilhelm-Mauch, F. K., Govia, L. C. G., Vavilov, M. G. & McDermott, R. F., Jun 30 2016

Research output: Patent

Transient Dynamics of a Superconducting Nonlinear Oscillator

Bhupathi, P., Groszkowski, P., DeFeo, M. P., Ware, M., Wilhelm, F. K. & Plourde, B. L. T., Feb 1 2016, In : Physical Review Applied. 5, 2, 024002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

Scalable two- and four-qubit parity measurement with a threshold photon counter

Govia, L. C. G., Pritchett, E. J., Plourde, B. L. T., Vavilov, M. G., McDermott, R. & Wilhelm, F. K., Aug 14 2015, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 92, 2, 022335.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Superconducting metamaterials and qubits

Plourde, B. L. T., Wang, H., Rouxinol, F. & Lahaye, M. D., Jan 1 2015, Quantum Information and Computation XIII. Hayduk, M., Pirich, A. R. & Donkor, E. (eds.). SPIE, 95000M. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9500).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations
2014

Copper Waveguide Cavities with Reduced Surface Loss for Coupling to Superconducting Qubits

Bogorin, D. F., McClure, D. T., Ware, M. & Plourde, B. L. T., Aug 1 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 24, 4, 6846295.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

High-fidelity qubit measurement with a microwave-photon counter

Govia, L. C. G., Pritchett, E. J., Xu, C., Plourde, B. L. T., Vavilov, M. G., Wilhelm, F. K. & McDermott, R., Dec 2 2014, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 90, 6, 062307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Trapping a single vortex and reducing quasiparticles in a superconducting resonator

Nsanzineza, I. & Plourde, B. L. T., Sep 12 2014, In : Physical Review Letters. 113, 11, 117002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2013

First-order sideband transitions with flux-driven asymmetric transmon qubits

Strand, J. D., Ware, M., Beaudoin, F., Ohki, T. A., Johnson, B. R., Blais, A. & Plourde, B. L. T., Jun 7 2013, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 87, 22, 220505.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Incoming editorial

Plourde, B., Feb 11 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 23, 1, 6425526.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Process verification of two-qubit quantum gates by randomized benchmarking

Córcoles, A. D., Gambetta, J. M., Chow, J. M., Smolin, J. A., Ware, M., Strand, J., Plourde, B. L. T. & Steffen, M., Mar 19 2013, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 87, 3, 030301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Reducing surface loss in 3D microwave copper cavities for superconducting transmon qubits

Bogorin, D. F., Ware, M., McClure, D. T., Sorokanich, S. & Plourde, B. L. T., Oct 15 2013, 2013 IEEE 14th InternationalSuperconductive Electronics Conference, ISEC 2013. 6604283. (2013 IEEE 14th InternationalSuperconductive Electronics Conference, ISEC 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations
2012

Density dependence of the rectification of vortex motion in a circular asymmetric channel

Lin, N. S., Misko, V. R., Heitmann, T. W., Yu, K. & Plourde, B. L. T., Sep 1 2012, In : Physica C: Superconductivity and its applications. 479, p. 137-139 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superconducting microstrip amplifiers with sub-Kelvin noise temperature near 4 GHz

Defeo, M. P. & Plourde, B. L. T., Jul 30 2012, In : Applied Physics Letters. 101, 5, 052603.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Superconducting qubit in a waveguide cavity with a coherence time approaching 0.1 ms

Rigetti, C., Gambetta, J. M., Poletto, S., Plourde, B. L. T., Chow, J. M., Córcoles, A. D., Smolin, J. A., Merkel, S. T., Rozen, J. R., Keefe, G. A., Rothwell, M. B., Ketchen, M. B. & Steffen, M., Sep 24 2012, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 86, 10, 100506.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

316 Scopus citations
2011

Rectification of vortex motion in a circular ratchet channel

Lin, N. S., Heitmann, T. W., Yu, K., Plourde, B. L. T. & Misko, V. R., Oct 7 2011, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 84, 14, 144511.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2010

Microstrip superconducting quantum interference device amplifiers with submicron Josephson junctions: Enhanced gain at gigahertz frequencies

Defeo, M. P., Bhupathi, P., Yu, K., Heitmann, T. W., Song, C., McDermott, R. & Plourde, B. L. T., Aug 30 2010, In : Applied Physics Letters. 97, 9, 092507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Vortex dynamics in superconducting channels with periodic constrictions

Yu, K., Hesselberth, M. B. S., Kes, P. H. & Plourde, B. L. T., May 10 2010, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 81, 18, 184503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2009

Microwave response of vortices in superconducting thin films of Re and Al

Song, C., Heitmann, T. W., Defeo, M. P., Yu, K., McDermott, R., Neeley, M., Martinis, J. M. & Plourde, B. L. T., May 1 2009, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 79, 17, 174512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

Nanostructured superconductors with asymmetric pinning potentials: Vortex ratchets

Plourde, B. L. T., Oct 1 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 19, 5, p. 3698-3714 17 p., 5232856.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Reducing microwave loss in superconducting resonators due to trapped vortices

Song, C., Defeo, M. P., Yu, K. & Plourde, B. L. T., Dec 18 2009, In : Applied Physics Letters. 95, 23, 232501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2008

Long-range coupling and scalable architecture for superconducting flux qubits

Fowler, A. G., Thompson, W. F., Yan, Z., Stephens, A. M., Plourde, B. L. T. & Wilhelm, F. K., Apr 1 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Physics. 86, 4, p. 533-540 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Picovoltmeter for probing vortex dynamics in a single weak-pinning Corbino channel

Heitmann, T. W., Yu, K., Song, C., Defeo, M. P., Plourde, B. L. T., Hesselberth, M. B. S. & Kes, P. H., Nov 10 2008, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 79, 10, 103906.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Quantum nondemolition-like fast measurement scheme for a superconducting qubit

Serban, I., Plourde, B. L. T. & Wilhelm, F. K., Aug 12 2008, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 78, 5, 054507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2007

Asymmetric weak-pinning superconducting channels: Vortex ratchets

Yu, K., Heitmann, T. W., Song, C., DeFeo, M. P., Plourde, B. L. T., Hesselberth, M. B. S. & Kes, P. H., Dec 21 2007, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 76, 22, 220507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Long-range coupling and scalable architecture for superconducting flux qubits

Fowler, A. G., Thompson, W. F., Yan, Z., Stephens, A. M., Plourde, B. L. T. & Wilhelm, F. K., Nov 12 2007, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 76, 17, 174507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2006

Quantum theory of three-junction flux qubit with non-negligible loop inductance: Towards scalability

Robertson, T. L., Plourde, B. L. T., Reichardt, P. A., Hime, T., Wu, C. E. & Clarke, J., Jun 5 2006, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 73, 17, 174526.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Solid-state qubits with current-controlled coupling

Hime, T., Reichardt, P. A., Plourde, B. L. T., Robertson, T. L., Wu, C. E., Ustinov, A. V. & Clarke, J., Dec 1 2006, In : Science. 314, 5804, p. 1427-1429 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

170 Scopus citations
2005

Flux qubits and readout device with two independent flux lines

Plourde, B. L. T., Robertson, T. L., Reichardt, P. A., Hime, T., Linzen, S., Wu, C. E. & Clarke, J., Aug 1 2005, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 72, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Superconducting quantum interference device with frequency-dependent damping: Readout of flux qubits

Robertson, T. L., Plourde, B. L. T., Hime, T., Linzen, S., Reichardt, P. A., Wilhelm, F. K. & Clarke, J., Jul 1 2005, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 72, 2, 024513.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2004

Decoherence in Josephson-junction qubits due to critical-current fluctuations

Van Harlingen, D. J., Robertson, T. L., Plourde, B. L. T., Reichardt, P. A., Crane, T. A. & Clarke, J., Aug 1 2004, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 70, 6, p. 064517-1-064517-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

121 Scopus citations

Entangling flux qubits with a bipolar dynamic inductance

Plourde, B. L. T., Zhang, J., Whaley, K. B., Wilhelm, F. K., Robertson, T. L., Hime, T., Linzen, S., Reichardt, P. A., Wu, C. E. & Clarke, J., Oct 1 2004, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 70, 14, p. 140501-1-140501-4 140501(R).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Low-noise computer-controlled current source for quantum coherence experiments

Linzen, S., Robertson, T. L., Hime, T., Plourde, B. L. T., Reichardt, P. A. & Clarke, J., Aug 1 2004, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 75, 8, p. 2541-2544 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2002

Quiet readout of superconducting flux states

Clarke, J., Robertson, T. L., Plourde, B. L. T., García-Martinez, A., Reichardt, P. A., Van Harlingen, D. J., Chesca, B., Kleiner, R., Makhlin, Y., Schön, G., Shnirman, A. & Wilhelm, F. K., Jan 1 2002, In : Physica Scripta T. 102, p. 173-177 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

23 Scopus citations

Vortex distributions near surface steps observed by scanning SQUID microscopy

Plourde, B. L. T., Van Harlingen, D. J., Saha, N., Besseling, R., Hesselberth, M. B. S. & Kes, P. H., Aug 1 2002, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 66, 5, p. 545291-545299 9 p., 054529.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2001

Influence of edge barriers on vortex dynamics in thin weak-pinning superconducting strips

Plourde, B. L. T., Van Harlingen, D. J., Vodolazov, D. Y., Besseling, R., Hesselberth, M. B. S. & Kes, P. H., Jan 1 2001, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 64, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2000

Search for superconducting phases with broken time-reversal symmetry in d-wave grain boundary junctions and interfaces

Neils, W. K., Plourde, B. L. T. & Van Harlingen, D. J., Jan 1 2000, In : Physica C: Superconductivity and its applications. 341-348, PART 2, p. 1705-1706 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Vortex dynamics in thin superconducting strips observed by scanning SQUID microscopy

Plourde, B. L. T., Van Harlingen, D. J., Besseling, R., Hesselberth, M. B. S. & Kes, P. H., Jan 1 2000, In : Physica C: Superconductivity and its applications. 341-348, PART 3, p. 1023-1026 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
1999

Design of a scanning Josephson junction microscope for submicron-resolution magnetic imaging

Plourde, B. L. T. & Van Harlingen, D. J., Nov 1999, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 70, 11, p. 4344-4347 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations