Checking date: 23/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Solid-state implementation of quantum technologies
Master in Quantum Technologies and Engineering (Plan: 476 - Estudio: 379)

Coordinating teacher: TORRONTEGUI MUÑOZ, ERIK

Department assigned to the subject: Physics Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Calculus Quantum physics Advanced quantum physics Basic knowledge in Python and Computer algebra
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Part 1.- Devices / implementations - Spin, charge and valley in quantum dots - Flux and charge in SQUIDs - Hybrid systems, cavities Part 2.- Decoherence models - Phonons, Caldeira-Leggett model - Circuit impedance - Spin bath Part 3.- Transport - Rate equations - Pauli blockade - Cooper pair splitting Part 4.- Measurement and readout - Cavity-qubit models - Dispersive shift - Dicke model, superradiance - Spin readout Part 5.- Control - AC driving and artificial gauge fields - Adiabatic control
Learning activities and methodology
Educational activities: Theory lessons Tutorial sessions Practical quantum programming activities Individual student work Educational Methodologies: Classroom lessons by lecturers in which the main concepts will be developed. Bibliography will be provided to students as a complement to the main lessons Solution of practical exercises in the classroom and also individually by students. Practices on quantum programming.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Basic Bibliography
  • P. Forn-Diaz et al., . Ultrastrong coupling regimes of light-matter interaction. Rev. Mod. Phys. 91, 025005 . 2019
  • R. Hanson et al. Spins in few-electron quantum dots. Rev. Mod. Phys. 79, 1217 . 2007
  • W. G. van der Wiel et al.. Electron transport through double quantum dots. Rev. Mod. Phys. 75, 1. 2003
  • Y. Makhlin et al.. Quantum-state engineering with Josephson-junction devices. Rev. Mod. Phys. 73, 357 . 2001
  • Z.-L. Xiang et al. Hybrid quantum circuits: Superconducting circuits interacting with other quantum systems. Rev. Mod. Phys. 85, 623 . 2013

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.