Condensed Matter Qubits

Length and availability


3-4 lectures


Roberta Citro (

Providing institution

University of Salerno

Competence Framework Topics

1 Concepts of quantum physics

1.1 Basic concepts

2 Physical foundations of quantum technologies

2.3 Solid-state physics as a basis for quantum technologies

5 Quantum computing and simulation

5.1 Quantum gates

Expertise levels

2.3 to A1, 5.1 and 1.1 to B2


Basics of quantum mechanics


The mini-course is intended to give an overview of two examples of qubit: the electron spin in quantum dots and the superconducting Josephson junction. We will present the basic models and the logic gate operations.