Credits: 3


Prerequisite: A good grounding in electromagnetism and quantum mechanics is necessary; familiarity with density matrices and master equations will be helpful. Crosslisted with PHYS720. Credit only granted for PHYS720 or ENEE789M.

Physical principles behind emerging quantum technologies, from quantum-limited amplifiers to atomic simulators. Examination of current and emerging platforms for quantum technologies, including neutral atom, ion trap, superconducting circuit, photonic, and spin-based approaches. Focus on hurdles for implementing quantum devices for new applications.

Semesters Offered

Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021, Spring 2023, Spring 2024