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7 Citations (Scopus)

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

pulses
quantum computers
poisoning
electrical impedance
cryogenics
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Photomultipliers
Cryogenics
cryogenics
logic
readout
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

transmission lines
resonators
microwave transmission
reactance
engineers
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

rhenium
critical temperature
transition temperature
magnetic permeability
circuit boards
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

counters
microwaves
photons
microwave probes
ingredients
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

logic
Fluxes
Integrated control
control theory
optimal control
2017
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

Superconducting resonators
Microwave resonators
poisoning
Phonons
Metals
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

central processing units
magnetic flux
low frequencies
2016
39 Citations (Scopus)

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

resonators
flexibility
microwaves
interactions
3 Citations (Scopus)

Transient Dynamics of a Superconducting Nonlinear Oscillator

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oscillators
interference
magnetic flux
occurrences
pulse amplitude
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parity
counters
thresholds
photons
quantum computation
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper
Waveguides
waveguides
copper
cavities
18 Citations (Scopus)

High-fidelity qubit measurement with a microwave-photon counter

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

readout
counters
microwaves
photons
fault tolerance
36 Citations (Scopus)

Trapping a single vortex and reducing quasiparticles in a superconducting resonator

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resonators
trapping
vortices
trapped vortices
Q factors
2013
76 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jun 7 2013, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 87, 22, 220505.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sidebands
Resonators
resonators
Fluxes
Superconducting resonators

Incoming editorial

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Steffen, M., Mar 19 2013, In : Physical Review A. 87, 3, 030301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tomography
preparation
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., Sep 2012, In : Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications. 479, p. 137-139 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rectification
Vortex flow
vortices
flow nets
Potential energy
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

noise temperature
amplifiers
interference
Josephson junctions
narrowband
297 Citations (Scopus)

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

Rigetti, C., Gambetta, J. M., Poletto, S., Plourde, B., 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

Waveguides
waveguides
cavities
Aluminum Oxide
Error correction
2011
25 Citations (Scopus)

Rectification of vortex motion in a circular ratchet channel

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rectification
Vortex flow
vortices
cells
flow nets
2010
11 Citations (Scopus)

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., Aug 30 2010, In : Applied Physics Letters. 97, 9, 092507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Josephson junctions
amplifiers
interference
shunts
inductance
17 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex dynamics in superconducting channels with periodic constrictions

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

constrictions
Vortex flow
Critical currents
vortices
critical current
2009
60 Citations (Scopus)

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., May 1 2009, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 79, 17, 174512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superconducting films
Vortex flow
Microwaves
vortices
microwaves
35 Citations (Scopus)

Nanostructured superconductors with asymmetric pinning potentials: Vortex ratchets

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superconducting materials
Vortex flow
vortices
probes
rectification
41 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing microwave loss in superconducting resonators due to trapped vortices

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trapped vortices
resonators
microwaves
slots
Q factors
2008

Long-range coupling and scalable architecture for superconducting flux qubits

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantum computers
quantum computation
crosstalk
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
vortices
SQUIDs
entry
Orbits
13 Citations (Scopus)

Quantum nondemolition-like fast measurement scheme for a superconducting qubit

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SQUIDs
interference
Fluxes
quadratures
harmonic oscillators
2007
33 Citations (Scopus)

Asymmetric weak-pinning superconducting channels: Vortex ratchets

Yu, K., Heitmann, T. W., Song, C., DeFeo, M. P., Plourde, B., 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

Vortex flow
vortices
Superconducting films
Magnetic fields
Fluxes
32 Citations (Scopus)

Long-range coupling and scalable architecture for superconducting flux qubits

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantum computers
Fluxes
quantum computers
quantum computation
2006
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantum theory
inductance
quantum theory
Inductance
Scalability
167 Citations (Scopus)

Solid-state qubits with current-controlled coupling

Hime, T., Reichardt, P. A., Plourde, B., 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

Equipment and Supplies
2005
64 Citations (Scopus)

Flux qubits and readout device with two independent flux lines

Plourde, B., 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

readout
Fluxes
SQUIDs
chips
Excited states
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Robertson, T. L., Plourde, B., 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

SQUIDs
readout
Damping
damping
Fluxes
2004
115 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical currents
Josephson junctions
critical current
Fluxes
Tunnel junctions
90 Citations (Scopus)

Entangling flux qubits with a bipolar dynamic inductance

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SQUIDs
inductance
Inductance
Fluxes
interference
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SQUIDs
low noise
Fluxes
Experiments
Bandwidth
2002
27 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex distributions near surface steps observed by scanning SQUID microscopy

Plourde, B., 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

SQUIDs
Microscopic examination
Vortex flow
vortices
microscopy
2001
41 Citations (Scopus)

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

Plourde, B., Van Harlingen, D. J., Vodolazov, D. Y., Besseling, R., Hesselberth, M. B. S. & Kes, P. H., 2001, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 64, 1, p. 145031-145036 6 p., 014503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical currents
strip
Vortex flow
vortices
Magnetic fields
2000
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crystal symmetry
Superconducting materials
Grain boundaries
grain boundaries
symmetry
8 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex dynamics in thin superconducting strips observed by scanning SQUID microscopy

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SQUIDs
strip
Microscopic examination
Vortex flow
vortices
1999
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Josephson junctions
Microscopes
microscopes
Scanning
Imaging techniques
15 Citations (Scopus)

Extending SQUID interferometry beyond the cuprates and beyond d-wave symmetry

Van Harlingen, D. J., Milliard, I. E., Plourde, B. & Yanoff, B. D., May 1999, In : Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications. 317-318, p. 410-420 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SQUIDs
Interferometry
cuprates
Superconducting materials
interferometry
1995

Nori, Plourde, and Bretz reply

Nori, F., Plourde, B. & Bretz, M., 1995, In : Physical Review Letters. 74, 17, p. 3498 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1993
32 Citations (Scopus)

Water droplet avalanches

Plourde, B., Nori, F. & Bretz, M., 1993, In : Physical Review Letters. 71, 17, p. 2749-2752 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

avalanches
water
flow velocity
life (durability)
scaling laws