Member of the
QUANTIC
team, between INRIA, ENS-Paris and Mines-ParisTech.
Curriculum vitae
Classes preparatoires, Sep 2004 to Jul 2006
Student at Mines ParisTech, cycle ingenieur civil, Sep 2006 to Jul 2009
PhD in applied mathematics and control theory, under the supervision of Pierre Rouchon and Mazyar Mirrahimi, Mines ParisTech: Sep 2009 to Sep 2012
Post doctoral researcher at Yale University in the group of Michel Devoret: Nov 2012 - Oct 2015
Publications
A. Narla, S. Shankar, M. Hatridge, Z. Leghtas, K. M. Sliwa, E. Zalys-Geller, S. O. Mundhada, W. Pfaff, L. Frunzio, R. J. Schoelkopf, M. H. Devoret. Robust concurrent remote entanglement between two superconducting qubits. Phys. Rev. X 6, 031036 (2016).
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Nissim Ofek, Andrei Petrenko, Reinier Heeres, Philip Reinhold, Zaki Leghtas, Brian Vlastakis, Yehan Liu, Luigi Frunzio, S. M. Girvin, Liang Jiang, Mazyar Mirrahimi, M. H. Devoret, R. J. Schoelkopf. Demonstrating Quantum Error Correction that Extends the Lifetime of Quantum Information. Nature 536, 445 (2016).
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Z.K. Minev, K. Serniak, I.M. Pop, Z. Leghtas, K. Sliwa, M. Hatridge, L. Frunzio, R. J. Schoelkopf, M. H. Devoret. Planar multilayer circuit quantum electrodynamics. Phys. Rev. Applied 5, 044021 (2016)
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Matti Silveri, Evan Zalys-Geller, Michael Hatridge, Zaki Leghtas, Michel H. Devoret, and S. M. Girvin. Theory of remote entanglement via quantum-limited phase-preserving amplification. Phys. Rev. A 93, 062310 (2016)
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B. Vlastakis, A. Petrenko, N. Ofek, L. Sun, Z. Leghtas, K. Sliwa, Y. Liu, M. Hatridge, J. Blumoff, L. Frunzio, M. Mirrahimi, L. Jiang, M.H. Devoret and R.J. Schoelkopf. Nature communications, 6, 8970, 2015
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A.Roy, Z.Leghtas, A.D. Stone, M.Devoret, and M.Mirrahimi.
Continuous generation and stabilization of mesoscopic field
superposition states in a quantum circuit.
Physical Review A, 91(1):013810, January 2015.
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Z.Leghtas, S.Touzard, I.M. Pop, A.Kou, B.Vlastakis, A.Petrenko, K.M.
Sliwa, A.Narla, S.Shankar, M.J. Hatridge, M.Reagor, L.Frunzio, R.J.
Schoelkopf, M.Mirrahimi, and M.H. Devoret.
Confining the state of light to a quantum manifold by engineered
two-photon loss.
Science, 347(6224):853--857, February 2015.
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E.T.Holland, B.Vlastakis, R.W.Heeres, M.J.Reagor, U.Vool, Z.Leghtas, L.Frunzio, G.Kirchmair, M.H.Devoret, M.Mirrahimi, and R.J.Schoelkopf.
Single-Photon-Resolved Cross-Kerr Interaction for Autonomous Stabilization of Photon-Number States.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 180501. 2015.
M.Mirrahimi, Z.Leghtas, V.V. Albert, S.Touzard, R.J. Schoelkopf, L.Jiang,
and M.H. Devoret.
Dynamically protected cat-qubits: a new paradigm for universal
quantum computation.
New Journal of Physics, 16:045014, April 2014.
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B.Vlastakis, G.Kirchmair, Z.Leghtas, S.E. Nigg, L.Frunzio, S.M. Girvin,
M.Mirrahimi, M.H. Devoret, and R.J. Schoelkopf.
Deterministically encoding quantum information using 100-photon
schrodinger cat states.
Science, 342(6158):607--610, November 2013.
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S.Shankar, M.Hatridge, Z.Leghtas, K.M. Sliwa, A.Narla, U.Vool, S.M.
Girvin, L.Frunzio, M.Mirrahimi, and M.H. Devoret.
Autonomously stabilized entanglement between two superconducting
quantum bits.
Nature 504, December 2013.
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R.Rey-de Castro, Z.Leghtas, and H.Rabitz.
Manipulating quantum pathways on the fly.
Physical Review Letters, 110(22):223601, May 2013.
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Z.Leghtas, U.Vool, S.Shankar, M.Hatridge, S.M. Girvin, M.H. Devoret, and
M.Mirrahimi.
Stabilizing a bell state of two superconducting qubits by dissipation
engineering.
Physical Review A, 88(2):023849, August 2013.
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Z.Leghtas, G.Kirchmair, B.Vlastakis, M.H. Devoret, R.J. Schoelkopf, and
M.Mirrahimi.
Deterministic protocol for mapping a qubit to coherent state
superpositions in a cavity.
Physical Review A, 87(4):042315, April 2013.
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G.Kirchmair, B.Vlastakis, Z.Leghtas, S.E. Nigg, H.Paik, E.Ginossar,
M.Mirrahimi, L.Frunzio, S.M. Girvin, and R.J. Schoelkopf.
Observation of quantum state collapse and revival due to the
single-photon kerr effect.
Nature, 495(7440):205--209, March 2013.
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K.Geerlings, Z.Leghtas, I.M. Pop, S.Shankar, L.Frunzio, R.J. Schoelkopf,
M.Mirrahimi, and M.H. Devoret.
Demonstrating a driven reset protocol for a superconducting qubit.
Physical Review Letters, 110(12):120501, March 2013.
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O.M. Shir, J.Roslund, Z.Leghtas, and H.Rabitz.
Quantum control experiments as a testbed for evolutionary
multi-objective algorithms.
Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, 13(4):445--491,
December 2012.
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A.Sarlette, Z.Leghtas, M.Brune, J.M. Raimond, and P.Rouchon.
Stabilization of nonclassical states of one- and two-mode radiation
fields by reservoir engineering.
Physical Review A, 86(1):012114, July 2012.
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Z.Leghtas, G.Turinici, H.Rabitz, and P.Rouchon.
Hamiltonian identification through enhanced observability utilizing
quantum control.
Ieee Transactions On Automatic Control, 57(10):2679--2683,
October 2012.
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Z.Leghtas, A.Sarlette, and P.Rouchon.
Adiabatic passage and ensemble control of quantum systems.
Journal of Physics B-atomic Molecular and Optical Physics,
44(15):154017, August 2011.
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Z.Leghtas, M.Mirrahimi, and P.Rouchon.
Back and forth nudging for quantum state estimation by continuous
weak measurement.
2011 American Control Conference, 2011.
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Z.Leghtas, M.Mirrahimi, and P.Rouchon.
Parameter estimation of a 3-level quantum system with a single
population measurement.
Proceedings of the 48th Ieee Conference On Decision and Control,
2009.
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