# Cotunneling in pairs of coupled flux qubits

@article{Lanting2010CotunnelingIP, title={Cotunneling in pairs of coupled flux qubits}, author={Trevor Lanting and R. Harris and J. Johansson and Mohammad H. S. Amin and Andrew J. Berkley and S. Gildert and M. William Johnson and Paul I. Bunyk and Elena Tolkacheva and Eric Ladizinsky and Nicolas Ladizinsky and Travis Oh and I. G. Perminov and E. M. Chapple and C Enderud and Chris Rich and Brendan J Wilson and Murray C. Thom and Sergey Uchaikin and Geordie Rose}, journal={Physical Review B}, year={2010}, volume={82} }

Superconducting circuits have played an essential role in realizing quantum mechanical phenomena in macroscopic systems. One such example is the observation of macroscopic resonant tunneling (MRT) of magnetic flux between the lowest energy states of single rf-SQUID flux qubits, as demonstrated by several groups [1–4]. These measurements provide both a clear signature of quantum mechanics in a macroscopic circuit at a finite temperature and in the presence of noise and a direct means of…

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