Two-qubit gate operations in superconducting circuits with strong coupling and weak anharmonicity

Xin You Lü, S. Ashhab, Wei Cui, Rebing Wu, Franco Nori

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We theoretically study the implementation of two-qubit gates in a system of two coupled superconducting qubits. In particular, we analyze two-qubit gate operations under the condition that the coupling strength is comparable with or even larger than the anharmonicity of the qubits. By numerically solving the time-dependent Schrödinger equation under the assumption of negligible decoherence, we obtain the dependence of the twoqubit gate fidelity on the system parameters in the case of both direct and indirect qubit-qubit coupling. Our numerical results can be used to identify the 'safe' parameter regime for experimentally implementing two-qubit gates with high fidelity in these systems.

Original languageEnglish
Article number073041
JournalNew Journal of Physics
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2012

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