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Friday, April 9, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021 — 3:30 PM EDT

Title: Circuit QED Lattices: Synthetic Quantum Systems on Line Graphs

Speaker: Alicia Kollár Affliliation: University of Maryland Zoom: Contact Emma Watson

Abstract:

After two decades of development, superconducting circuits have emerged as a rich platform for quantum computation and simulation. Lattices of coplanar waveguide (CPW) resonators realize artificial photonic materials or photon-mediated spin models. Here I will highlight the special property that these lattice sites are deformable and allow for the implementation of devices with graph-like configurational flexibility. In particular, I will show that it is possible to create synthetic materials in which microwave photons experience negative curvature, which is impossible in conventional electronic materials [1].

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