Optimal Measurements for
Scalable Quantum Technologies



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  18. M. Trusheim and D. Englund, “Wide-Field Nanoscale Strain Imaging with Preferentially-Aligned Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Polycrystalline Diamond”, under review (2016)
  19. Adam N. McCaughan, Qingyuan Zhao & Karl K. Berggren, “nanoSQUID operation using kinetic rather than magnetic induction”, Scientific Reports (2016)


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  6. S. Lloyd, B. Terhal, ‘Adiabatic and Hamiltonian computing on a 2D lattice with simple 2-qubit interactions,’ to appear in New Journal of Physics; arXiv preprint arXiv:1509.01278 (2015).
  7. N. Liu, J. Thompson, C. Weedbrook, S. Lloyd, V. Vedral, M. Gu, K. Modi, ‘The power of one qumode,’ arXiv: 1510.04758 (2015).
  8. S. Lloyd, V. Chiloyan, Y. Hu, S. Huberman, Z.W. Liu, G. Chen, ‘No energy transport without discord,’ submitted to Physical Review X, arXiv: 1510.05035 (2015).
  9. K. Thompson, C. Gokler, S. Lloyd, P. Shor, ‘Time Independent Universal Computing with Spin Chains: Quantum Plinko Machine,’ arXiv: 1511.05656.(2015).
  10. “Characterizing entanglement of an artificial atom and a cavity cat state with Bell’s inequality,” B. Vlastakis, A. Petrenko, N. Ofek, L. Sun, Z. Leghtas, K. Sliwa, Y. Liu, M. Hatridge, J. Blumoff, L. Frunzio, M. Mirrahimi, L. Jiang, M. H. Devoret and R. J. Schoelkopf, Nat. Commun. 6, 8970 (2015).
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  13. S. Choi, N. Yao, M.D. Lukin, “Quantum Control of Many-body Localized States,” arXiv:1508.06992 (2015).
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  49. Nicholas C. Harris, Gregory R. Steinbrecher, Jacob Mower, Yoav Lahini, Mihika Prabhu, Tom Baehr-Jones, Michael Hochberg, Seth Lloyd, and Dirk Englund, “Bosonic transport simulations in a large-scale programmable nanophotonic processor,”  ArXiv:1507.03406 (2015)
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