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Physics Research Conference

Thursday, April 7, 2016
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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East Bridge 201 (Richard P. Feynman Lecture Hall)
The Biard Lecture: Basic Components of Solid-State Quantum Computing Hardware
Charles M. Marcus, Villum Kann Rasmussen Professor, Center for Quantum Devices, The Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen,

The Biard Lecture

This talk will look at the status and challenges facing three prospective solid-state components that may someday end up powering a quantum computer: spins in semiconductors, Josephson junctions, and Majorana zero mode devices. Aside from the engineering challenges, each system reveals interesting physics.

For more information, please contact Sheri Stoll by phone at 395-6608 or by email at [email protected] or visit http://pmaweb.caltech.edu/~physcoll/PhysColl.html.