2024 Summer School on Superconducting Electronics


The 2024 Summer School on Superconducting Electronics is intended for students, engineers, researchers and newcomers who want to get familiar with Superconducting Electronics and its applications.

It will provide fresh updates on the progress in superconducting electronics, in particular in the context of the many current activities related to quantum information and superconductor-qubit-based developments. Some emphasis will be brought on the control and readout techniques for qubit measurements.

The 2024 school will take place in person on September 29-October 04, 2024 at the ULIVANTI Residence in Corsica, the Island of Beauty, in France.

The courses of the summer school can be considered by doctoral schools of European Universities. PhD students who require it can ask for a certificate of attendance to this school to obtain ECTS credits from their respective doctoral schools.

Each attendee is asked to make a poster presentation showing her/his current work or interest to create interactions and mutual interests. Special sessions are reserved for a 60-mn oral pitch session where each attendee can shortly present his work to be displayed during the poster sessions.

You can pre-register to the school by following this link.

Lectures will given on the following topics :

  • Quantum physics, basics of superconductivity, and Josephson effect
  • Thin-film fabrication techniques for both low-Tc and high-Tc superconductors
  • Superconducting digital electronics:  basics, circuit design, layout, verification
  • Superconducting qubits and quantum-limited measurements
  • Superconducting neuromorphics
  • SQUIDs: working principles, noise performances, main configurations, micro and nano-SQUIDs and their nanoscale applications, scanning SQUID microscopy
  • Superconductor-based metrology
  • Superconducting detectors: THz detectors, SIS mixers, Hot Electron Bolometers (HEB), Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors (MKIDs), SNSPDs, …

Date & Time

Sun, September 29, 2024 –
Fri, October 4, 2024

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Corsica, France

Corsica, France