Irfan Siddiqi

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Irfan Siddiqi received his AB (1997) in chemistry & physics from Harvard University. He then went on to receive a PhD (2002) in applied physics from Yale University, where he stayed as a postdoctoral researcher until 2005. Irfan joined the physics department at the University of California, Berkeley in the summer of 2006. In 2006, Irfan was awarded the George E. Valley, Jr. prize by the American Physical Society for the development of the Josephson bifurcation amplifier. In 2007, he was awarded the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, the Hellman Family Faculty Fund, and the UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Partnership Faculty Fund.

Recent Publications

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Dispersive Microwave Bifurcation of a Superconducting Resonator Cavity Incorporating a Josephson junction, E. Boaknin et al, submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett., cond-mat/0702445.

Entangled Solid-State Circuits, I. Siddiqiand J. Clarke, Science 313, 1400 (2006).

Dispersive Measurements of Superconducting Qubit Coherence with a Fast, Latching Readout, I. Siddiqi et al, Phys. Rev. B 73, 054510 (2006).

An RF-Driven Josephson Bifurcation Amplifier for Quantum Measurements, I. Siddiqi et al, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 207002 (2004).

Direct Observation of Dynamical Switching between Two Driven Oscillation States of a Josephson Junction, I. Siddiqi et al, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 027005 (2005).