A collection of projects I have been involved in. The projects consist mainly of Physics outreach and popularisation, covering the fields of Quantum Computation, AI, and other various topics. The material is mostly suitable for a very broad audience.
Superconductors, powering the future, probing the past – Catalyst magazine
Quantum Computing: Separating hope from hype
Virtual online seminar given in Teleplace, 04/09/10
Can quantum computers help us achieve human level intelligence? Uploading Schrodinger’s cat…
Presentation given at the Extrobrittania/UKH+ meeting group in Birkbeck college, London, 12/09/09
Quantum Computing: Is the end near for the Silicon chip?
Institute of Physics Schools’ lecture 2010 given at the University of Birmingham
Experimental Quantum Computation: An Overview
Guest lecture given to an MSc Computer Science class – University of Birmingham 15/02/10
Superconducting Flux Qubits: The state of the field
Presentation given to Condensed Matter Physics Research Group – 29/10/08
Quantum Computing for Beginners: Building Qubits
Presentation to Electronic Engineering department, University of Birmingham – 28/03/07
Quantum devices at the University of Birmingham: EUROFLUX 2008
Presentation given at the EUROFLUX2008 conference in Naples – 29/09/08
Language, learning, and social interaction – Insights and pitfalls on the road to AGI
How do you measure the speed of an Adiabatic Quantum Computer?
Building more intelligent machines: Can ‘co-design’ help?
The ‘observer with a hammer’ effect
Title: Cotunneling in pairs of coupled flux qubits
Author(s): T. Lanting*, R. Harris, J. Johansson, M. H. S. Amin, A. J. Berkley, S. Gildert, M. W. Johnson, P. Bunyk, E. Tolkacheva, E. Ladizinsky, N. Ladizinsky, T. Oh, I. Perminov, E. M. Chapple, C. Enderud, C. Rich, B. Wilson, M. C. Thom, S. Uchaikin, and G. Rose
Source: Phys. Rev. B 82, 060512 (2010)
Title: Phase slips in submicrometer YBaCu3O7-delta bridges
Author(s): Mikheenko P, Deng X, Gildert S, Colclough MS, Smith RA, Muirhead CM, Prewett PD, Teng J
Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW B 72 (17): Art. No. 174506 NOV 2005
Title: Measurements on ultra narrow tracks of YBCO highlighting potential
mechanisms of filamentary current transport behaviour
Author(s): Gildert S, Colclough MS, Muirhead CM, E. J. Tarte
Source: M2S HTS VIII 2006 Conference proceedings, Dresden
Title: Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling effects in Josephson Junctions
PhD Thesis – Click to DOWNLOAD PhD thesis
Author(s): S. Gildert