Lecture Materials

Steve Girvin (Yale)

Superconducting Qubits: Theory

Lecture 1 Notes

Lecture 2 Notes

Lecture 3 Notes


Lecture 1 Video


Basic Concepts in Quantum Information

Introduction to quantum noise, measurement, and amplification

Circuit QED and engineering charge-based superconducting qubits

Extending the lifetime of a quantum bit with error correction in superconducting circuits

Realization of three-qubit quantum error correction with superconducting circuits

Exploring the Quantum: Atoms, Cavities, and Photons


Vlad Manucharyan (Maryland)

Superconducting Qubits: Quantum Information and Simulation

Optical Atomic Clocks

Feynman Lectures- AC Circuits

Feynman Lectures- Resonance


Javad Shabani (CCNY)

Topological Quantum Computing: Experiment

MIT Technology Review on Quantum Computing

Non-Abelian anyons and topological quantum computation

Journal Club: Epitaxial interfaces between superconductors and semiconductors

Two-dimensional epitaxial superconductor-semiconductor heterostructures: A platform for topological superconducting networks

New directions in the pursuit of Majorana fermions in solid state systems


D. McClure and A. Corcoles (IBM)

Fixed Frequency Qubits and IBM Quantum Experience I

Getting started with QX

QX Hands‐On Activity

Quantum Fourier Transform on QX


J. Sage (Lincoln Labs & MIT)

Ion Traps and 3D Integration

Experimental issues in coherent quantum-state manipulation of trapped atomic ions

Quantum Computing with Ions 


S. Pakin (LANL)

Quantum Annealing

Lecture notes (see also references therein) 


W. Oliver (Lincoln Labs & MIT)

Superconducting Qubits and 3D Integration

Lecture reading


A. Aspuru-Guzik (Harvard)

Quantum Simulation

Simulating Chemistry Using Quantum Computers

The theory of variational hybrid quantum-classical algorithms

Towards quantum chemistry on a quantum computer

Quantum reform

A variational eigenvalue solver on a photonic quantum processor

Hardware-efficient Quantum Optimizer for Small Molecules and Quantum Magnets


S. Lyon (Princeton)

Spin Qubits

Lecture Notes


D. Weiss (PSU)

Optical Lattice Quantum Computing

Lecture Notes


T. McQueen (JHU)

Quantum Materials


J. Alicea (Caltech)

Topological Quantum Computing: Theory

Lecture Notes

Designer non-Abelian anyon platforms: from Majorana to Fibonacci

See also references from J. Shabani 


M. Mosca (Waterloo/Perimeter)

Impacts of Quantum Computing


D. Freedman (Northwestern)

Coordination Complex for Quantum Computing

Forging Solid-State Qubit Design Principles in a Molecular Furnace 

Using Supramolecular Chemistry to Build Quantum Logic Gates


C. Monroe (Maryland)

Trapped Ion Quantum Information

Demonstrations of small ion trap quantum computers

Experimental Comparison of Two Quantum Computing Architectures

Demonstration of a Small Programmable Quantum Computer with Atomic Qubits


Quantum simulations with trapped ions

Quantum Simulation of Spin Models with Trapped Ions

Non-thermalization in trapped atomic ion spin chains


Scaling the trapped ion quantum computer

Co-designing a Scalable Quantum Computer with Trapped Atomic Ions


S. Hoyer (Google)

Machine Learning


MNIST For ML Beginners

Neural Networks and Deep Learning


N. Drichko (JHU) and J. Checkelsky (MIT)

School Summary

Lecture Notes