By Mauro E.S. Morales Title: Entanglement and the foundations of statistical mechanics Authors: Sandu Popescu1,2, Anthony J. Short1, Andreas Winter3. Institutions: 1H. H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK 2Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS12 6QZ, UK 3Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TW, UKContinue reading “What can quantum information tell us about the foundations of statistical mechanics?”

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## Controlled Dissipation with Superconducting Qubits

This post was sponsored by Tabor Electronics. To keep up to date with Tabor products and applications, join their community on LinkedIn and sign up for their newsletter. Authors: P.M. Harrington, M. Naghiloo, D. Tan, K.W. Murch First Author’s Primary Affiliation: Department of Physics, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA Manuscript: Published in Physical Review A Introduction QuantumContinue reading “Controlled Dissipation with Superconducting Qubits”

## Quantum control of motion

A superconducting qubit is used to prepare, entangle, and measure mechanical states of motion

## Parity measurement in the strong dispersive regime of circuit quantum acoustodynamics

Authors: Uwe von Lüpke, Yu Yang, Marius Bild, Laurent Michaud, Matteo Fadel, and Yiwen Chu First Author’s Primary Affiliation: Department of Physics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Manuscript: Published in Nature Physics Introduction Superconducting qubits are a promising candidate for functional quantum computation as well as investigating fundamental physics of composite quantum systems where superconducting qubitsContinue reading “Parity measurement in the strong dispersive regime of circuit quantum acoustodynamics”

## Could Metastable States Be the Answer?

A proposal for a new quantum computing architecture using metastable states in atomic ions.

## Quantum Entanglement of Macroscopic Mechanical Objects

Quantum entanglement is observed between two objects each containing billions of atoms.

## Quantum Communication with itinerant surface acoustic wave phonons

Authors: E. Dumur, K.J. Satzinger, G.A. Peairs, M-H. Chou, A. Bienfait, H.-S. Chang, C.R. Conner, J. Grebel, R.G. Povey, Y.P. Zhong, A.N. Cleland First Author’s Primary Affiliation: Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA Manuscript: Published in NPJ Quantum Information Introduction Superconducting qubits are among the state of the artContinue reading “Quantum Communication with itinerant surface acoustic wave phonons”

## Quantum Information and the Second Law

Incorporating quantum information explicitly into the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

## Catching and counting photons

A device and protocol to resolve individual microwave photons in a propagating wavepacket.

## A Review and Discussion of Variational Quantum Anomaly Detection

VQAD is a new quantum machine learning algorithm for learning a quantum system’s phase diagram.