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Title: Stopping single photons in one-dimensional circuit quantum electrodynamics systems

Abstract

We propose a mechanism to stop and time reverse single photons in one-dimensional circuit quantum electrodynamics systems. As a concrete example, we exploit the large tunability of the superconducting charge quantum bit (charge qubit) to predict one-photon transport properties in multiple-qubit systems with dynamically controlled transition frequencies. In particular, two qubits coupled to a waveguide give rise to a single-photon transmission line shape that is analogous to electromagnetically induced transparency in atomic systems. Furthermore, by cascading double-qubit structures to form an array and dynamically controlling the qubit transition frequencies, a single photon can be stopped, stored, and time reversed. With a properly designed array, two photons can be stopped and stored in the system at the same time. Moreover, the unit cell of the array can be designed to be of deep subwavelength scale, miniaturizing the circuit.

Authors:
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  1. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20976658
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.75.035320; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; ENERGY LOSSES; MULTI-PHOTON PROCESSES; ONE-DIMENSIONAL CALCULATIONS; OPACITY; PHOTON TRANSPORT; PHOTONS; QUANTUM COMPUTERS; QUANTUM ELECTRODYNAMICS; QUBITS

Citation Formats

Shen, J.-T., Povinelli, M. L., Sandhu, Sunil, and Fan Shanhui. Stopping single photons in one-dimensional circuit quantum electrodynamics systems. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVB.75.035320.
Shen, J.-T., Povinelli, M. L., Sandhu, Sunil, & Fan Shanhui. Stopping single photons in one-dimensional circuit quantum electrodynamics systems. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVB.75.035320.
Shen, J.-T., Povinelli, M. L., Sandhu, Sunil, and Fan Shanhui. Mon . "Stopping single photons in one-dimensional circuit quantum electrodynamics systems". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVB.75.035320.
@article{osti_20976658,
title = {Stopping single photons in one-dimensional circuit quantum electrodynamics systems},
author = {Shen, J.-T. and Povinelli, M. L. and Sandhu, Sunil and Fan Shanhui},
abstractNote = {We propose a mechanism to stop and time reverse single photons in one-dimensional circuit quantum electrodynamics systems. As a concrete example, we exploit the large tunability of the superconducting charge quantum bit (charge qubit) to predict one-photon transport properties in multiple-qubit systems with dynamically controlled transition frequencies. In particular, two qubits coupled to a waveguide give rise to a single-photon transmission line shape that is analogous to electromagnetically induced transparency in atomic systems. Furthermore, by cascading double-qubit structures to form an array and dynamically controlling the qubit transition frequencies, a single photon can be stopped, stored, and time reversed. With a properly designed array, two photons can be stopped and stored in the system at the same time. Moreover, the unit cell of the array can be designed to be of deep subwavelength scale, miniaturizing the circuit.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVB.75.035320},
journal = {Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics},
number = 3,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}