Michael Vasmer

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Joint Postdoctoral Researcher - PI/IQC
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
I am interested in quantum error correction, both for the practical reason of making quantum computers work in the real world, and because of the fascinating connections between quantum error correction and other areas of physics e.g. topological phases of matter and black hole physics.
  • 2021 Xanadu Inc., Consultant working with the architecture team
  • 2016 - 2019 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, PhD student
  • Canada-UK Quantum Technologies call: Making noisy quantum processors practical: from theory to applications, award, $850000, NSERC & Innovate UK
  • Poster prize, prize, $350, 5th International Conference on Quantum Error Correction
  • A. O. Quintavalle, M. Vasmer, J. Roffe and E. T. Campbell, Single-shot error correction of three-dimensional homological product codes, PRX Quantum, 2, 2021, 020340, 2009.11790
  • J. E. Bourassa, R. N. Alexander, M. Vasmer et al., Blueprint for a Scalable Photonic Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computer, Quantum, 5, 2021, 392, 2010.02905
  • M. Vasmer, D. E. Browne and A. Kubica, Cellular automaton decoders for topological quantum codes with noisy measurements and beyond, Sci. Rep., 11, 2021, 2027, 2004.07247
  • M. Vasmer and D. E. Browne, Three-dimensional surface codes: Transversal gates and fault-tolerant architectures, Phys. Rev. A, 100, 2019, 012312, 1801.04255
  • A. Kubica and M. Vasmer, Single-shot quantum error correction with the three-dimensional subsystem toric code, 2106.02621
  • T. R. Scruby, D. E. Browne, P. Webster and M. Vasmer, Numerical Implementation of Just-In-Time Decoding in Novel Lattice Slices Through the Three-Dimensional Surface Code, 2012.08536
  • P. Webster, M. Vasmer, T. R. Scruby, and S. D. Bartlett, Universal Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing with Stabiliser Codes, 2012.05260
  • Machine learning logical gates for quantum error correction, H. Chen; M.Vasmer; N. P. Breuckmann and E. Grant, 1912.10063
  • Morphing the color code, 16th Conference on the Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography https://youtu.be/jUYOjC9Z68g
  • Single-shot quantum error correction with the three-dimensional subsystem toric code, FU Berlin https://youtu.be/idmrNQy09Aw
  • Morphing the color code, 1QBit Hardware Innovation Lab online seminar
  • Cellular automaton decoders for topological quantum codes with noisy measurements and beyond, Quantum Code Design & Architectures online seminar
  • Cellular automaton decoders for topological quantum codes with noisy measurements and beyond, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Machine learning logical gates for quantum error correction, Xanadu Inc.
  • PIRSA:18110080, Quantum computing with 3-d surface codes, 2018-11-14, Perimeter Institute Quantum Discussions