Quantum physics with atoms and
light
Mark Saffman Professor 
Fall 2015 teaching Ph 545 Atomic Physics

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12th USJapan seminar Madison, September, 2015
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News from the lab:
First Holmium MOT November 2012
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Recent papers:
A Rydberg blockade CNOT gate and entanglement in a 2D array of neutral atom qubits arXiv (2015)
Coherence and Rydberg blockade of atomic ensemble qubits arXiv (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)
Doubly magic trapping for Cs atom hyperfine clock transitions, arXiv (2014)
MagnetoOptical Trapping of Holmium Atoms, editor's suggestion, PRA (2014)
Atomic Fock state preparation using Rydberg blockade, PRL (2014)
Hybrid AtomPhoton Quantum Gate in a Superconducting Microwave Resonator, PRA (2014)
Coherent control of mesoscopic atomic ensembles for quantum information, Laser Phys. (2014)
Analysis of a controlled phase gate using circular Rydberg states, PRA (2013)
A twodimensional lattice of blue detuned atom traps using a projected Gaussian beam array, PRA (2013)
Atom trapping in a bottle beam created by a diffractive optical element, arXiv (2013)
Preparation of entangled and antiferromagnetic states by dissipative Rydberg pumping, PRL (2013)
Quantum gates in mesoscopic atomic ensembles based on adiabatic passage and Rydberg blockade, PRA (2013)
Entanglement of Two Atoms using
Rydberg Blockade, Adv. At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2012)
Fidelity of a Rydberg blockade quantum gate from simulated quantum process tomography, Phys. Rev. A (2012)
A crossed vortex bottle beam trap for singleatom qubits, Opt. Lett. (2012)
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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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For more information on quantum computing research in Madison look here.
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Address:
Mark Saffman
Department of Physics
University of Wisconsin
1150 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin
53706, USA office: 5330 Chamberlin
tlf: +1 608 265 5601
fax: +1 608 265 2334 msaffman wisc.edu
Laboratories:
5323, 5329, 5335 Chamberlin
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