Quantum physics: Qubits ride the photon bus

Antti Niskanen, Yasunobu Nakamura

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Quantum mechanics using whole electrical circuits might seem a far-fetched idea. But make the circuits superconducting, and they can be used to send and collect single photons, rather like atoms do — only better.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-417
Publication statusPublished - 2007
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • qubits
  • quantum mechanics
  • superconducting devices
  • superconducting circuits
  • resonators
  • quantum computing

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    Niskanen, A., & Nakamura, Y. (2007). Quantum physics: Qubits ride the photon bus. Nature, 449, 415-417. https://doi.org/10.1038/449415a