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Alexandre Blais

Bio Outline

Appointment

  • Fellow
  • Quantum Information Science

Institution

  • Université de Sherbrooke
Physics Department

Country

  • Canada

Education

PhD (Physics), Université de Sherbrooke

About

Alexandre Blais’ research interests include understanding how to control the quantum states of mesoscopic devices and applying the theoretical tools of quantum optics to mesoscopic systems. He is an active participant in the development of the field of circuit QED with superconducting qubits.

Awards

Herzberg Medal from the Canadian Association of Physicists, 2011

NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, 2010

Sloan Research Fellowship, 2008

Doctoral Prize from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), 2004

Relevant Publications

Wallraff, A. et al. "Strong coupling of a single photon to a superconducting qubit using circuit quantum electrodynamics." Nature 431 (2004): 162–67.

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