Quantum nanoscience

Milburn, G. J. and Woolley, M. J. (2008) Quantum nanoscience. Contemporary Physics, 49 6: 413-433. doi:10.1080/00107510802601724

Author Milburn, G. J.
Woolley, M. J.
Title Quantum nanoscience
Journal name Contemporary Physics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0010-7514
Publication date 2008-11-06
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/00107510802601724
Volume 49
Issue 6
Start page 413
End page 433
Total pages 20
Editor Peter L. Knight
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Collection year 2010
Language eng
Subject C1
0206 Quantum Physics
970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Abstract In this article we discuss the physical principles behind new quantum devices and materials that require some form of nanoscale fabrication. The two systems we discuss are superconducting quantum circuits and nanomechanical resonators. Both systems involve many-body systems of a special kind in which particular collective degrees of freedom can be factored out of the microscopic dynamics and subject to quantum control. We discuss applications to precision metrology.
Keyword Quantum nanoscience
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: School of Mathematics and Physics
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