227-0085-05L  Projects & Seminars: Fast Signal Acquisition and Processing for Quantum Experiments using FPGA

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersS. Kozerke
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology BSc.

The course unit can only be taken once. Repeated enrollment in a later semester is not creditable.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
227-0085-05 PProjekte & Seminare: Fast Signal Acquisition and Processing for Quantum Experiments using FPGA Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
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2 hrs
Tue16:00-18:00ON LI NE »
S. Kozerke

Catalogue data

AbstractThe category of "Laboratory Courses, Projects, Seminars" includes courses and laboratories in various formats designed to impart practical knowledge and skills. Moreover, these classes encourage independent experimentation and design, allow for explorative learning and teach the methodology of project work.
ObjectiveFPGAs are used in wide range of applications including video processing, machine learning, cryptography and radar signal processing, thanks to their flexibility and massive parallel processing power. Recently FPGAs have become important in quantum signal processing where high amount of data should be analyzed in a short time to use quantum setups most efficiently. In addition, FPGAs are used for quantum state detection and feedback generation, which have to be performed in the scale of hundreds of nanoseconds. The goal of this course is to understand the FPGA based signal processing for superconducting circuits based quantum experiments. The course participants will learn the implementation techniques of the modules for fast quantum signal acquisition and processing, the electronics supporting quantum experiments, and FPGA programming. You will implement quantum signal processing and quantum state detection modules using Xilinx FPGA, Verilog HDL, and high speed ADC. The course will be taught in English. No prior knowledge in quantum physics or FPGA is required, still a good knowledge in any coding language (for example C or Java) is required.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersS. Kozerke
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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Groups

227-0085-05 PProjekte & Seminare: Fast Signal Acquisition and Processing for Quantum Experiments using FPGA
GroupG-01
Tue16:00-18:00ON LI NE »

Restrictions

General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
PlacesLimited number of places. Special selection procedure.
Beginning of registration periodRegistration possible from 18.09.2020
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupElectrical Engin. + Information Technology BSc (228000)
Waiting listuntil 25.09.2020
End of registration periodRegistration only possible until 25.09.2020

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