Title: Single-electron wave packets for quantum metrology: concepts, implementations, and applications
Authors: Kashcheyevs Vyacheslavs, Departments of Physics, University of Latvia, Riga LV-1002, Latvia, ORCID: 0000-0002-4869-8837
Degiovanni, Pascal, Univ. Lyon, ENS de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, CNRS, Laboratoire de Physique, F-69342 Lyon, France, ORCID: 0000-0003-1460-3817
Roussel, Benjamin, Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, 00076 Aalto, Finland, ORCID: 0000-0002-5939-8952
Kataoka, Masaya, National Physical Laboratory, Hampton Road, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 0LW, United Kingdom, ORCID: 0000-0001-5780-6871
Fletcher, Jonathan D., National Physical Laboratory, Hampton Road, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 0LW, United Kingdom, ORCID: 0000-0002-2386-9361

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Resource Type: Text / Report
Publisher: Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Rights: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
CC.BY-NC-ND 4.0 International
Dates: Available: 2022-03-01
Classifications: INSPEC A7335 Mesoscopic systems and quantum interference
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Keywords mesoscopic systems ; quantum transport phenomena ; quantum metrology ; single electron ; electron quantum optics ; quantum dots ; quasiparticles ; collective excitations ; electron interferometry ; quantum sensing ; quantum technologies ; integer quantum Hall effect ; edge states
Abstract: Harnessing the quantum properties of single-electron wave packets for quantum metrology has been the goal of the European EMPIR research project SEQUOIA (17FUN04). This encompassed the further development of concepts and theoretical methods of electron quantum optics as well as the development of new experimental methods and techniques for and demonstrations of single-electron-based quantum metrology. This white paper provides an educational introduction into the state-of-the-art theoretical concepts and methods of electron quantum optics as the foundation for single-electron wave packet quantum metrology. Furthermore, it showcases new techniques and applications, to be used in and to inspire both basic research and quantum metrology and technology applications.
Other: EMPIR projects are co-funded by the European Union’s (EU) Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and the EMPIR participating states.
Funding: European Commission (EC), ISNI: 0000 0001 2162 673X, Grant Title: Single-electron quantum optics for quantum-enhanced measurements, Grant Number: EMPIR Projekt 17FUN04 SEQUOIA