Jay M. Gambetta

Jay M. Gambetta received his B.Sc. (Hons.) (2000) and Ph.D. (2004) in theoretical physics at Griffith University, Australia. From 2004 to 2007 he worked as a Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, Canada. His main research interests include superconducting qubits, quantum optics, measurement theory, and quantum computation.

Alexandre Blais, Jay M. Gambetta Published December 8, 2008

Quantum Information | Optics

Preparing a harmonic oscillator in a state with a well-defined energy is a tricky business. With the new tools provided by cavity and circuit quantum electrodynamics it is now possible to make these pure quantum states and watch how they evolve in time.