Superconducting Quantum Circuits
Group of Gerhard Kirchmair

Consonance between Micromechanics and a Circuit

Gerhard Kirchmair und Oriol Romero-Isart

In the journal Physical Review Letters, Gerhard Kirchmair’s and Oriol Romero-Isart’s research team has presented a new proposal for the coupling between a micro-mechanic oscillator and a superconducting quantum circuit. The experiment will soon be implemented in Innsbruck, offering new insights into the quantum properties of macroscopic mechanical systems.

Photons as Reliable Quantum Memories

Image: Harald Ritsch

[2013-09-27] Researchers from Yale University and quantum physicist Gerhard Kichmair have recently succeeded in encoding the quantum information of a superconducting quantum bit in more than 100 entangled photons. The method, published in Science, could be the foundation for a new type of quantum memory.

Introducing Quantum Physics in a Refrigerator

Image: Gerhard Kirchmair (IQOQI/Knabl)

[2013-06-17] The quantum physicists in Innsbruck welcome an addition to their team: Gerhard Kirchmair – a young aspiring physicist who brings a new technology to the Tyrol. The young scientist will investigate quantum mechanical phenomena by using superconducting circuits to build hybrid architectures for quantum information processing.

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