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Cat-qubits for quantum computation

Mazyar Mirrahimi 1
1 QUANTIC - QUANTum Information Circuits
ENS Paris - École normale supérieure - Paris, UPMC - Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, MINES ParisTech - École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris, Inria de Paris
Abstract : The development of quantum Josephson circuits has created a strong expectation for reliable processing of quantum information. While this progress has already led to various proof-of-principle experiments on small-scale quantum systems, a major scaling step is required towards many-qubit protocols. Fault-tolerant computation with protected logical qubits usually comes at the expense of a significant overhead in the hardware. Each of the involved physical qubits still needs to satisfy the best achieved properties (coherence times, coupling strengths and tunability). Here, and in the aim of addressing alternative approaches to deal with these obstacles, I overview a series of recent theoretical proposals, and the experimental developments following these proposals, to enable a hardware-efficient paradigm for quantum memory protection and universal quantum computation.
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Mazyar Mirrahimi. Cat-qubits for quantum computation. Comptes Rendus Physique, Elsevier Masson, 2016, 17 (7), pp.778 - 787. ⟨10.1016/j.crhy.2016.07.011⟩. ⟨hal-01400975⟩

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