Quantum physics with atoms and
light
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January 2019: Postdoc position available for experimental neutral atom quantum computing.
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News from the lab:
April 2018: Congratulations to Juan Bohorquez for winning a NSF graduate fellwoship for Microwave to Optical Qubit Conversion with Single Rydberg Atoms.
Spectroscopy of the Cs 6s  5d5/2 quadrupole transition in a vapor cell May 2017.
Holmium atoms in a 532 nm wavelength dipole trap April 2017
Cs MOT in 77K cryostat October 2015
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Recent papers:
Theory of long range interactions for Rydberg states attached to hyperfine split cores PRA (2018)
Reducing the sensitivity of Rydberg atoms to dc electric fields using twofrequency ac field dressing PRA (2018)
Parallel lowloss measurement of multiple atomic qubits PRL (2017) Highfidelity Rydberg quantum gate via a twoatom dark state PRA (2017)
Quantum computing with neutral atoms Physics Today (2017)
Microwavetooptical frequency conversion using a cesium atom coupled to a
superconducting resonator PRA (2017)
Twoqubit gates using adiabatic passage of the Starktuned Förster resonances in
Rydberg atoms PRA (2016)
Doubly magic trapping for Cs atom hyperfine clock transitions, PRL (2016)
Quantum computing with atomic qubits and
Rydberg interactions: Progress and challenges JPB (2016)
Improved error thresholds for measurementfree error correction PRL (2016)
High fidelity Rydberg blockade entangling gate using shaped, analytic pulses PRA (2016)
Long working distance bjective lenses for single atom trapping and imaging Rev. Sci. Instrum. (2016)
Optimized Coplanar Waveguide Resonators for a Superconductor–Atom
Interface Appl. Phys. Lett. (2016)
Simulated quantum process tomography of quantum gates with Rydberg superatoms J. Phys. B (2016)
Grover search algorithm with Rydbergblockaded atoms: Quantum Monte Carlo simulations J. Phys. B (2016)
Comparison of Gaussian and super Gaussian laser beams for addressing atomic qubits Appl. Phys. B (2016)
Rydberg blockade, Förster resonances, and quantum state measurements with different atomic species PRA (2015)
A Rydberg blockade CNOT gate and entanglement in a 2D array of neutral atom qubits PRA (2015)
Coherence and Rydberg blockade of atomic ensemble qubits PRL (2015)
Randomized benchmarking of single qubit gates in a 2D array of neutral atom qubits PRL (2015), Physics synopsis
Measurement of Holmium Rydberg series through MOT depletion spectroscopy PRA (2015)
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We are always looking for postdocs and graduate students interested in expanding the frontiers of quantum information processing and atomic physics.
Interested applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, and names of two references to Mark Saffman.
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Quantum computing curiosity
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Address:
Mark Saffman
Department of Physics
University of Wisconsin
1150 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin
53706, USA office: 5330 Chamberlin
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