Experimental system design for the integration of trapped-ion and superconducting qubit systems

De Motte, D, Grounds, A R, Rehák, M, Rodriguez Blanco, A, Lekitsch, B, Giri, G S, Neilinger, P, Oelsner, G, Il'ichev, E, Grajcar, M and Hensinger, W K (2016) Experimental system design for the integration of trapped-ion and superconducting qubit systems. Quantum Information Processing, 15 (12). pp. 5385-5414. ISSN 1570-0755

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We present a design for the experimental integration of ion trapping and superconducting qubit systems as a step towards the realization of a quantum hybrid system. The scheme addresses two key difficulties in realizing such a system; a combined microfabricated ion trap and superconducting qubit architecture, and the experimental infrastructure to facilitate both technologies. Developing upon work by Kielpinski et al., we describe the design, simulation and fabrication process for a microfabricated ion trap capable of coupling an ion to a superconducting microwave LC circuit with a coupling strength in the tens of kHz. We also describe existing difficulties in combining the experimental infrastructure of an ion trapping setup into a dilution fridge with superconducting qubits and present solutions that can be immediately implemented using current technology.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Depositing User: Richard Chambers
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2016 11:18
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 02:49
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/61504

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