Blog: Machine Learning in the Quantum Era

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Team’s publications

Works by Antoine Browaeys and Thierry Lahaye’s team at Institut d’Optique, Palaiseau, France. More about the group here.


  • L. Henriet
    Robustness to spontaneous emission of a variational quantum algorithm
  • D. Barredo, V. Lienhard, P. Scholl, S. de Léséleuc, T. Boulier, A. Browaeys, T. Lahaye
    Three-dimensional trapping of individual Rydberg atoms in ponderomotive bottle beam traps
  • S. de Leseleuc, V. Lienhard, P. Scholl, D. Barredo, S. Weber, N. Lang, H.P. Buchler, T. Lahaye, and A. Browaeys
    Observation of a symmetry-protected topological phase of interacting bosons with Rydberg atoms.
    Science10.1126/science.aav9105 (2019) [arXiv]


  • D. Barredo, V. Lienhard, S. de Léséleuc, T. Lahaye and A. Browaeys,
    Synthetic three-dimensional atomic structures assembled atom by atom.
    Nature 561, 79 (2018) [arXiv]
  • S. Weber, S. de Léséleuc, V. Lienhard, D. Barredo, T. Lahaye, A. Browaeys , H. P. Büchler,
    Topologically protected edge states in small Rydberg systems.
    Quantum Sci. Technol. 3, 044001 (2018) [pdf]            [arXiv]
  • V. Lienhard, S. de Léséleuc, D. Barredo, T. Lahaye, A. Browaeys, M. Schuler, L.-P. Henry, A.M. Läuchli,
    Observing the space- and time-dependent growth of correlations in dynamically tuned synthetic Ising antiferromagnets.
    Phys. Rev. X 8, 021070 (2018) [pdf]            [arXiv]
  • S. de Léséleuc, S. Weber, V. Lienhard, D. Barredo, H.-P. Büchler, T. Lahaye, and A. Browaeys,
    Accurate Mapping of Multilevel Rydberg Atoms on Interacting Spin-1/2 Particles for the Quantum Simulation of Ising Models.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 113602 (2018) [pdf]           [arXiv]
  • S. de Léséleuc, D. Barredo, V. Lienhard, A. Browaeys, and T. Lahaye
    Analysis of imperfections in the coherent optical excitation of single atoms to Rydberg states
    Phys. Rev. A 97, 053803 (2018) [pdf]           [arXiv]


  • S. de Léséleuc, D. Barredo, V. Lienhard, A. Browaeys and T. Lahaye,
    Local optical control of the resonant dipole-dipole interaction between Rydberg atoms,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 053202 (2017).            [pdf]              [arXiv]
  • M. Marcuzzi, J. Minár, D. Barredo, S. de Léséleuc, H. Labuhn, T. Lahaye, A. Browaeys, E. Levi, and I. Lesanovsky,
    Facilitation Dynamics and Localization Phenomena in Rydberg Lattice Gases with Position Disorder
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 063606 (2017).         [pdf]               [arXiv]


  • D. Barredo, S. de Léséleuc, V. Lienhard, T. Lahaye, and A. Browaeys,
    An atom-by-atom assembler of defect-free arbitrary 2d atomic arrays,
    Science 354, 1021 (2016).


A selection of works of interest by other teams in the scientific community.


  • H. Levine, A. Keesling, G. Semeghini, A. Omran, T. T. Wang, S. Ebadi, H. Bernien, M. Greiner, V. Vuleti, H. Pichler, and M. D. Lukin
    Parallel implementation of high-fidelity multi-qubit gates with neutral atoms
  • T. M. Graham, M. Kwon, B. Grinkemeyer, Z. Marra, X. Jiang, M. T. Lichtman, Y. Sun, M. Ebert, and M. Saffman
    Rydberg mediated entanglement in a two-dimensional neutral atom qubit array

  • A. Omran,  H. Levine, A. Keesling, G. Semeghini, T. T. Wang, S. Ebadi, H. Bernien, A. S. Zibrov, H. Pichler, S. Choi, J. Cui, M. Rossignolo, P. Rembold,  S. Montangero, T. Calarco,  M. Endres, M. Greiner, V. Vuletic and M. D. Lukin
    Generation and manipulation of Schrödinger cat states in Rydberg atom arrays
    Science 365, 570 (2019)  [arXiv]
  • C. Kokail, C. Maier, R. van Bijnen, T. Brydges, M. K. Joshi, P. Jurcevic, C. A. Muschik, P. Silvi, R. Blatt, C. F. Roos, and P. Zoller
    Self-verifying variational quantum simulation of lattice models
    Nature 569, 355 (2019) [arXiv]
  • J. Berges
    Scaling up quantum simulations
    Nature 569, 339 (2019)


  • Harry Levine, Alexander Keesling, Ahmed Omran, Hannes Bernien, Sylvain Schwartz, Alexander S. Zibrov, Manuel Endres, Markus Greiner, Vladan Vuletić, and Mikhail D. Lukin
    High-Fidelity Control and Entanglement of Rydberg-Atom Qubits
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 123603 (2018) [arXiv]
  • Hannes Pichler, Sheng-Tao Wang, Leo Zhou, Soonwon Choi, and Mikhail D. Lukin
    Quantum Optimization for Maximum Independent Set Using Rydberg Atom Arrays


  • Hannes Bernien, Sylvain Schwartz, Alexander Keesling, Harry Levine, Ahmed Omran, Hannes Pichler, Soonwon Choi, Alexander S. Zibrov, Manuel Endres, Markus Greiner, Vladan Vuletić & Mikhail D. Lukin
    Probing many-body dynamics on a 51-atom quantum simulator
    Nature 551, 584 (2017) [arXiv]


  • Manuel Endres, Hannes Bernien, Alexander Keesling, Harry Levine, Eric R. Anschuetz, Alexandre Krajenbrink, Crystal Senko, Vladan Vuletic, Markus Greiner, Mikhail D. Lukin
    Atom-by-atom assembly of defect-free one-dimensional cold atom arrays
    Science 364, 6315 (2016) [arXiv]