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Flux Quantum Computing at EUCAS 2017

EUCAS 2017 is taking place 17-21 September 2017 in the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG), hosted by CERN in collaboration with the University of Geneva and EPFL-SPC.

Here are some selected talks on the subject of flux quantum computing to be presented there.

General Issues:

Investing in Superconductivity: The Electronics Challenge

Dr. John Levy, Chairman
Hypres Inc., USA

Superconducting Computing: An Energy-Efficient Quantum-Based Technology for Supercomputers
Pascal Febvre
Université Savoie Mont Blanc, France

Architectures and Circuits:

Execution of Stored Programs in a Single-Flux-Quantum Microprocessor with Embedded Memories at 50 GHz
Akira Fujimaki1, Ryo Sato1, Yuki Hatanaka1, Yuichi Matsui1, Kazuyoshi Takagi2, Naofumi Takagi2, Masamitsu Tanaka1
1Nagoya University, Japan, 2Kyoto University, Japan

Recent research developments of adiabatic quantum-flux-parametron circuits technology toward energy-efficient high-performance computing

Nobuyuki Yoshikawa
Yokohama National University, Japan

Theory and experimental analysis of the sensitivity of an adiabatic quantum flux parametron
Thomas Ortlepp1, Yuki Yamanashi2, Nobuyuki Yoshikawa2
1CiS Research Institute for Microsensor Systems GmbH, Germany,
2Yokohama National University, Japan

Charge-based superconducting digital logic family using quantum phase-slip junctions
Uday Goteti, Michael Hamilton
Auburn University, United States of America

Microarchitectures for energy-efficient computing implemented in adiabatic quantum-flux-parametron logic
Christopher Ayala1, Qiuyun Xu2, Naoki Takeuchi1, Yuki Yamanashi2, Thomas Ortlepp3, Nobuyuki Yoshikawa2
1Institute of Advanced Sciences – Yokohama National University, Japan, 2Department
of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, Yokohama National University,
Japan, 3CiS Research Institute for Microsensor Systems GmbH, Germany

Parallel Adders for Low-Pass Phase Modulation-Demodulation ADCs
Timur Filippov, Anubhav Sahu, Eren Celik, Dmitri Kirichenko, Deepnarayan Gupta
HYPRES, United States of America


Road to scalable superconducting phase memory devices

Sergey Bakurskiy1, Vladislav Filippov2, Vsevolod Ruzhickiy2, Nicolay Klenov3, Igor Soloviev2, Mikhail Kupriyanov2, Alexander Golubov4  1NUST MISIS, Russia, 2Lomonosov MSU, Russia, 3MIPT, Russia, 4University of Twente, The Netherlands

Energy-Efficient Dual-Port 32-word 8-bit ERSFQ Register File
Alex Kirichneko1, Max Miller1, Igor Vernik1, Oleg Mukhanov1, Lucian Albu2, Gerald Gibson2
1HYPRES, United States of America, 2IBM, United States of America

Design and implementation of AQFP-based register files for an AQFP 4-bit RISC microprocessor prototype
Qiuyun Xu, Christopher Ayala, Naoki Takeuchi, Yuki Yamanashi, Nobuyuki Yoshikawa
Yokohama National University, Japan

Design Tools:

A fast wire-routing method and an automatic layout tool for RSFQ digital circuits considering wire-length matching
Nobutaka Kito1, Kazuyoshi Takagi2, Naofumi Takagi2
1Chukyo University, Japan, 2Kyoto University, Japan

Inductance Extraction of Superconducting Structures in the Presence of Magnetic Materials
Kyle Jackman, Coenrad Fourie
Stellenbosch University, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
South Africa

Timing Characterization and Enabling Static Timing Analysis in Rapid Single Flux Quantum Circuits
Naveen Kumar Katam, Alireza Shafaei, Massoud Pedram
University of Southern California, Department of Electrical Engineering, United States of America


Superconductor Electronics Fabrication Process with Self-Shunted Josephson Junctions and Kinetic Inductors
Sergey Tolpygo
MIT Lincoln Laboratory, United States of America

Die Size Requirements Versus Capability For SFQ SPGas In Multilayer Fabrication Processes
Coenrad Fourie, Tiffany Woodley, Calvin Maree
Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Fabrication and Characterization of NbN-based Magnetic Josephson Junctions
Li Feng1, Liu Quansheng2, Zhang Lu2, Wang Huiwu2, Peng Wei2, Wang Zhen2
1SIMIT, Japan, 2CAS Center for Excellence in Superconducting Electronics (CENSE), China

Short  Course:

Superconducting electronics – from Josephson effects to quantum computing
Date: Sunday, 17th September 2017
Time: 08h30-16h30
Location: CERN, Building 40

Paul Seidel (Friedrich Schiller University of Jena) and
Pascal Febvre (Université Savoie Mont Blanc)

The full EUCAS 2017 program can be found in Q-Docs/Other.

Mikhail Dorojevets


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