Publications and Patents

Quantum Computing with Rydberg Atoms

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  • F. Meinert, T. Pfau, C. Hölzl, EU Patent Application No. EP20214187.5

Publications and Preprints

  • S. Brandhofer, H. P. Büchler, and I. Polian, 
    Optimal Mapping for Near-Term Quantum Architectures based on Rydberg Atoms
    arXiv:2109.04179 (2021)

Previous Work

Already in the past, the members of the QRydDemo consortium worked on a plethora of different topics that are relevant to building the quantum computer demonstrator with Rydberg atoms.

  • F. Meinert, C. Hölzl, M. Ali Nebioglu, A. D'Arnese, P. Karl, M. Dressel, and M. Scheffler,
    Indium tin oxide films meet circular Rydberg atoms: Prospects for novel quantum simulation schemes
    Phys. Rev. Research 2, 023192 (2020)
  • S. de Léséleuc, V. Lienhard, P. Scholl, D. Barredo, S. Weber, N. Lang, H. P. Büchler, T. Lahaye, and A. Browaeys,
    Observation of a symmetry protected topological phase of interacting bosons with Rydberg atoms
    Science 365, 775 (2019)
  • A. Omran, H. Levine, A. Keesling, G. Semeghini, T. T. Wang, S. Ebadi, H. Bernien, A. S. Zibrov, H. Pichler, S. Choi, J. Cui, M. Rossignolo, P. Rembold, S. Montangero, T. Calarco, M. Endres, M. Greiner, V. Vuletić, and M. D. Lukin,
    Generation and manipulation of Schrödinger cat states in Rydberg atom arrays
    Science 365, 570 (2019)
  • S. Weber, C. Tresp, H. Menke, A. Urvoy, O. Firstenberg, H. P. Büchler, S. Hofferberth 
    Tutorial: Calculation of Rydberg interaction potentials
    J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 50, 133001 (2017)
  • P. Doria, T. Calarco, and S. Montangero,
    Optimal control technique for many-body quantum dynamics
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 190501 (2011)
  • Y. N. Zhao, J. Zhang, J. Stuhler, G. Schuricht, F. Lison, Z. H. Lu, L. and J. Wang,
    Sub-hertz frequency stabilization of a commercial diode laser
    Optics Communications 283, 4696 (2010)
  • V. Bendkowsky, B. Butscher, J. Nipper, J.P. Shaffer, R. Löw, and T. Pfau,
    Observation of ultralong-range Rydberg molecules
    Nature 458, 1005 (2009)
  • R. Heidemann, U. Raitzsch, V. Bendkowsky, B. Butscher, R. Löw, L. Santos, and T. Pfau,
    Evidence for Coherent Collective Rydberg Excitation in the Strong Blockade Regime
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 163601 (2007)

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Tilman Pfau

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Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator (Stuttgart, PI5)


QRydDemo Coordination

Pfaffenwaldring 57, 70569 Stuttgart, c/o 5. Physikalisches Institut

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