# Spectral response of Josephson junctions with low-energy quasiparticles

@article{Keselman2019SpectralRO, title={Spectral response of Josephson junctions with low-energy quasiparticles}, author={Anna Keselman and Chaitanya Murthy and Bernard van Heck and Bela Bauer}, journal={SciPost Physics}, year={2019} }

We study nanowire-based Josephson junctions shunted by a capacitor
and take into account the presence of low-energy quasiparticle
excitations. These are treated by extending conventional models used to
describe superconducting qubits to include the coherent coupling between
fermionic quasiparticles, in particular the Majorana zero modes that
emerge in topological superconductors, and the plasma mode of the
junction. Using accurate, unbiased matrix-product state techniques, we
compute the energy…

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