Improving the Time Stability of Superconducting Planar Resonators

@article{Moeed2019ImprovingTT,
  title={Improving the Time Stability of Superconducting Planar Resonators},
  author={M. S. Moeed and C. T. Earnest and J{\'e}r{\'e}my H. B{\'e}janin and Abdelrahman Sharafeldin and M. Mariantoni},
  journal={MRS Advances},
  year={2019}
}
Quantum computers are close to become a practical technology. Solid-state implementations based, for example, on superconducting devices strongly rely on the quality of the constituent materials. In this work, we fabricate and characterize superconducting planar resonators in the microwave range, made from aluminum films on silicon substrates. We study two samples, one of which is unprocessed and the other cleaned with a hydrofluoric acid bath and by heating at $880^{\circ}$C in high vacuum. We… 

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