SK2906 Quantum Circuits 7.5 credits

Kvantkretsar

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Basic quantum transport theory: Landauer's formula and Landauer-Biittiker's formalism, coulomb-blocked and single-electron circuits. Basic superconducting electronics: The Josephson effect and classical non-linear dynamics of superconducting circuits. Quantum electrodynamics of superconducting circuits and superconducting quantum bits. Hybrid quantum systems such as quantum optomechanics and quantum acoustics.

Intended learning outcomes *

After finished course the student should be able to:

  • apply basic theories of quantum transport
  • formulate and analyze lumped-element model for quantum circuits
  • explain basic concepts of quantum-limited measurement

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed course SI1146 Vector analysis and Sl1155 Theoretical physics.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Homework Problems, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Further information

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Offered by

SCI/Applied undergraduate Physics

Main field of study *

Engineering Physics

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.