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Session Y26: Superconducting Qubits: Decoherence and Noise

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Sponsoring Units: GQI
Chair: Andrew Houck, Princeton University
Room: D136


Friday, March 19, 2010
8:00AM - 8:12AM

Y26.00001: Spins on Metals: Noise in SQUIDs and Spin Glasses
Zhi Chen , Clare Yu

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Friday, March 19, 2010
8:12AM - 8:24AM

Y26.00002: Flux Noise in SQUIDs due to Hyperfine Interactions of Spins on Metals
Jiansheng Wu , Clare Yu

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Friday, March 19, 2010
8:24AM - 8:36AM

Y26.00003: Josephson Phase Qubit as a Flux-Noise Spectrum Analyzer
Daniel Sank , Radoslaw Bialczak , Mike Lenander , Erik Lucero , Matteo Mariantoni , Matthew Neeley , Aaron O'Connell , Haohua Wang , Martin Weides , James Wenner , Tsuyoshi Yamamoto , Yi Yin , Andrew Cleland , John Martinis

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Friday, March 19, 2010
8:36AM - 8:48AM

Y26.00004: Investigations of Surface Magnetic Defects in Superconducting Thin Film Devices
Steven Sendelbach , Umeshkumar Patel , David Hover , Robert McDermott

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Friday, March 19, 2010
8:48AM - 9:00AM

Y26.00005: Localization of Metal-Induced Gap States at the Metal-Insulator Interface: Origin of Flux Noise in SQUIDs and Superconducting Qubits
Sangkook Choi , Dung-Hai Lee , Steven G. Louie , John Clarke

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Friday, March 19, 2010
9:00AM - 9:12AM

Y26.00006: Noise-Induced Looping on the Bloch Sphere
Robert Joynt , Dong Zhou

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Friday, March 19, 2010
9:12AM - 9:24AM

Y26.00007: Characterizing and manipulating two level defect states in a superconducting phase circuit
Nadav Katz , Yoni Shalibo , Yaara Rofe , David Shwa , Felix Zeides , Matthew Neeley , John M. Martinis

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Friday, March 19, 2010
9:24AM - 9:36AM

Y26.00008: A Microscopic Model for Interacting Two-Level-Systems in an Al$_2$O$_3$ Insulating Barrier
Victor Galitski , Maxim Dzero

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Friday, March 19, 2010
9:36AM - 9:48AM

Y26.00009: Radiative Losses in Superconducting Coplanar Resonators
James Wenner , Radoslaw Bialczak , Michael Lenander , Erik Lucero , Matteo Mariantoni , Matthew Neeley , Aaron O'Connell , Daniel Sank , Haohua Wang , Martin Weides , Tsuyoshi Yamamoto , Yi Yin , Andrew Cleland , John Martinis

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Friday, March 19, 2010
9:48AM - 10:00AM

Y26.00010: Energy Decay from Nonequilibrium Quasiparticles in Josephson Qubits
M. Lenander , H. Wang , R. Bialczek , E. Lucero , M. Mariantoni , M. Neeley , A. O'Connell , D. Sank , M. Weides , J. Wenner , T. Yamamoto , Y. Yin , A. Cleland , J. Martinis

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Friday, March 19, 2010
10:00AM - 10:12AM

Y26.00011: Superconducting microwave resonators in magnetic fields
C. Song , M.P. DeFeo , K. Yu , B. Xiao , P. Bhupathi , B.L.T. Plourde

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Friday, March 19, 2010
10:12AM - 10:24AM

Y26.00012: Quality factor dependence on geometry and photon number in superconducting coplanar resonators
Moe Khalil , Micah Stoutimore , Hanhee Paik , Frederick Wellstood , Kevin Osborn

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Friday, March 19, 2010
10:24AM - 10:36AM

Y26.00013: Eliminating the Purcell Effect in Circuit QED
Matthew Reed , Lev Bishop , Leonardo DiCarlo , Luigi Frunzio , Eran Ginossar , Andrew Houck , Blake Johnson , David Schuster , Steven Girvin , Robert Schoelkopf

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Friday, March 19, 2010
10:36AM - 10:48AM

Y26.00014: Novel Surface Treatments of Superconducting Thin Film Devices for Reduced Flux Noise
U. Patel , S. Sendelbach , J. Kline , D.P. Pappas , M. Weides , J.M. Martinis , R. McDermott

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Friday, March 19, 2010
10:48AM - 11:00AM

Y26.00015: Mesoscopic interface defects and subharmonic gap structure in Josephson tunnel junctions of superconducting phase qubits
R.P. Erickson , D.P. Pappas

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