Simon Devitt

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Name
Simon Devitt
E-mail
devittnii.ac.jp
Affiliation
Ochanomizu University
Job title
Lecturer
Degree
Ph.D (Melbourne)
Other affiliation
National Institute of InformaticsKeio University

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
2007
Davit Hay Award
 
2004
Australian Postgraduate Award
 

Published Papers

 
Mark S. Everitt, Simon J. Devitt, William J. Munro and Kae Nemoto
Phys. Rev. A.   89 052317   May 2014   [Refereed]
Alexandru Palar, Simon J. Devitt, Kae Nemoto and Ilia Polian
Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition (DATE)   1-4   May 2014   [Refereed]
Alexandru Paler, Simon J. Devitt, Kae Nemoto and Ilia Polian
Scientific Reports   4 4657   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Ashley M. Stephens, William J. Munro and Kae Nemoto
Nature (Communications)   4 2524   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Kae Nemoto, Ashley M. Stephens, Simon J. Devitt, Keith A. Harrison and William J. Munro
Proc. SPIE   8875 88750J   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, William J. Munro and Kae Nemoto
Reports on the Progress of Physics   76 076001   May 2013   [Refereed]
Austin G. Fowler, Simon J. Devitt and Cody Jones
Scientific Reports   3 1939   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt and Kae Nemoto
Test Symposium (ATS), 2012 IEEE 21st Asian   55-60   Nov 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Clare Horsman, Austin G. Fowler, Simon J. Devitt and Rod van Meter
New Journal of Physics   14 123001   Nov 2012   [Refereed]
Circuit Optimization by Clique Finding for Topological Quantum Computation,
Shigeru Yamashita, S. Hiratsuka, Simon J. Devitt and Kae Nemoto
Proc. of AQIS’12   161-162   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
William J. Munro, Ashley M. Stephens, Simon J. Devitt, Keith A. Harrison and Kae Nemoto
Nature (Photonics)   6 777-781   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Synthesis of Topological Quantum Circuits.
Alexandru Paler, Simon J. Devitt, Kae Nemoto and Ilia Polian
Nanoscale Architectures (NANOARCH), 2012 IEEE/ACM International Symposium on   181-187   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Quantum Information Device Based on NV Diamond Centers for Quantum Networks
Kae Nemoto, Mark S. Everitt, Simon J. Devitt, Ashley M. Stephens, Michael Trupke and Joerg Schmiedmayer
Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2012 Conference on,   1-2   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Logic level circuit optimization for topological quantum computation
Shigeru Yamashita, Simon J. Devitt and Kae Nemoto
Proc. of QIT25   185-188   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Ashley M. Stephens, William J. Munro and Kae Nemoto
New Journal of Physics   13 095001   Nov 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
William J. Munro, Simon J. Devitt, Ashley M. Stephens and Kae Nemoto
AIP Conf. Proc   1363 47-50   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, William J. Munro and Kae Nemoto
Progress in Informatics   8 1-7   Jul 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
William J. Munro, Ashley M. Stephens, Simon J. Devitt and Kae Nemoto
Quantum Electronics Conference & Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/IQEC/PACIFIC RIM) 2011   413-414   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
William J. Munro, Simon J. Devitt and Kae Nemoto
Proc. SPIE   8163 816307   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Ashlem M. Stephens, William J. Munro and K. Nemoto
Proc. SPIE   8163 816307R   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
William J. Munro, Keith Harrison, Ashley M. Stephens, Simon J. Devitt and Kae Nemoto
Nature (Photonics)   4 792-796   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt
Optics and Spectroscopy   108(2) 267-281   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Austin G. Fowler, Todd Tilma, W. J. Munro and Kae Nemoto
International Journal of Quantum Information   8(1-2) 121-147   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
Shiro Saito, Todd Tilma, Simon J. Devitt, Kae Nemoto and Kouich Semba
Physical Review B   80(22) 224509   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Simon J Devitt, Austin G. Fowler, Ashley M. Stephens, Andrew D. Greentree , Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg, William J. Munro and Kae Nemoto
New Journal of Physics   11    Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Ashley M. Stephens, Zachary W. E. Evans, Simon J. Devitt, Andrew D. Greentree, Austin G. Fowler, William J. Munro, Jeremy L. O’Brien, Kae Nemoto and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Physical Review A   78(3,Pt.A) 032318   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
Ashley M. Stephens, Zachary W. E. Evans, Simon J. Devitt and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Physical Review A   77(6,Pt.A) 062335   Jun 2008   [Refereed]
S.G. Schirmer, D.K.L. Oi and S.J.Devitt
Journal of Physics: Conference Series   107(1)    Apr 2008   [Refereed]
A.D. Greentree, L.M. Jong, J.A. Van Donkelaar, S.J. Devitt, J.H. Cole, A.M. Stephens, D.N. Jamieson and L.C.L. Hollenberg
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2008. ICONN 2008. International Conference on 25-29 Feb. 2008   156-159   Feb 2008   [Refereed]
S. Schirmer, G. Kandasamy and Simon J. Devitt
Commumications, Control and Signal Processing, 2008. ISCCSP 2008. 3rd International Symposium on 12-14 March 2008   966-971   2008   [Refereed][Invited]
Simon J. Devitt, Andrew D. Greentree, Radu Ionicioiu, Jeremy L. O’Brien, William J. Munro and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Physical Review A   76(5,Pt.A) 052312   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Sonia G. Schirmer, Daniel K. L. Oi, Jared H. Cole and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
New Journal of Physics   9(384)    Oct 2007   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Andrew D. Greentree and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Quantum Information Processing   6(4) 229-242   Jun 2007   [Refereed]
Adiabatic protocols for operator measurement based entanglement and quantum computing
Andrew D. Greentree, Simon J. Devitt and Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg
Proc. Of the Australian institute of Physics 17th National Conference   4741-4744   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Electron spin qubit transport and fault-tolerant architectures for Si:P Quantum Computing
Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg, Andrew D. Greentree, Cameron J. Wellard, Austin G. Fowler, Simon J. Devitt, Jared H. Cole and Ashley M. Stephens
Proc. Of the Australian institute of Physics 17th National Conference,   4961-4744   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Jared H. Cole, Simon J. Devitt and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General   39(47) 14649-14658   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Daniel K. L. Oi, Simon J. Devitt and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Physical Review A   74(5,Pt.A) 052313   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg, Andrew D. Greentree, Cameron J. Wellard, Austin G. Fowler, Simon J. Devitt and Jared H. Cole
Proc. 2006 International Conference On Nanoscience and Nanotechnology      Jul 2006   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Jared H. Cole and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Physical Review A   73(5) 052317   May 2006   [Refereed]
Andrew D. Greentree, Simon J. Devitt and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Physical Review A   73(3,Pt.A) 032319   Mar 2006   [Refereed]
Robustness of Shor's Algorithm
Simon J. Devitt, Austin G. Fowler and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Quantum Information & Computation   6 616-629   2006   [Refereed]
Simon J. Devitt, Austin G. Fowler and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Proc. SPIE   5650(483)    Mar 2005   [Refereed]
Austin G. Fowler, Simon J. Devitt and Lloyd C. L. Hollenberg
Proc. SPIE   5650(557)    Mar 2005   [Refereed]
Implementation of Shor's Algorithm on a Linear Nearest Neighbour Qubit Array
Austin G. Fowler, Simon J. Devitt and Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg
Quantum Information & Computation   4 237-251   2004   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Photonic Architecture for scalable quantum information processing in NV-diamond
Kae Nemoto, Michael Trupke, Simon J. Devitt, Ashley M. Stephens, Katrin Buczak, Tobias Nobauer, Mark S. Everitt, Joerg Schmiedmayer and William J. Munro
arxiv:1309.4277      Nov 2013
Austin G. Fowler, Simon J. Devitt
   Sep 2012
Two primary challenges stand in the way of practical large-scale quantum
computation, namely achieving sufficiently low error rate quantum gates and
implementing interesting quantum algorithms with a physically reasonable number
of qubits. In this...
Gate-level simulation of logical state preparation
Ashley M. Stephens, Simon J. Devitt, Austrin G. Fowler, Joo-Choo Ang and Lloyd C.L. Hollenberg
quant-ph/0608112      Jul 2006

Books etc

 
Classical Control of Large-Scale Quantum Computers
Simon J. Devitt (Part:Contributor, RC2014, Springer Lecture Notes In Computer Science, (LNCS) 8507, pp. 26-39.)
Springer International Publishing, Switzerland   Jun 2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Large Scale quantum computation [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Department seminar, Australian National University   10 Oct 2013   
Quantum computation in Vapor Cells [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Department Seminar, University of Sheffield   15 Sep 2013   
Design and Operation of Large Scale Quantum Computers [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Workshop on Parallel Quantum Computation   9 Sep 2013   
Design and Operation of Large Scale Quantum Computers
Simon Devitt
Department Seminar, Hong Kong University   15 Aug 2013   
Accurate Resource Estimation for large-scale quantum computation
Simon Devitt
International Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2013 (CLEO)   8 Jun 2013   
meQuanics: The Quantum Computer Game, [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Department Seminar, National University of Singapore   11 Apr 2013   
meQuanics: The Quantum Computer Game, [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Department Seminar, University of Bristol   10 Mar 2013   
Can we build a quantum internet? [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Japanese-French Laboratory for Informatics Annual meeting   7 Mar 2013   
How to program a quantum computer [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Google TechTalk   19 Feb 2013   
Qubit: The Quantum Computing Game [Invited]
Simon Devitt
(FIRST program) annual meeting, Tokyo. Japan   19 Dec 2012   
How to Program a Quantum Computer [Invited]
Simon Devitt
IEEE, Asian Test Symposium (ATS’12)   15 Nov 2012   
A Diamond based architecture for topological quantum computation [Invited]
Simon Devitt
Shonan meeting on Hybrid Quantum Devices, Shonan, Japan   20 Nov 2011   
Perpetual Quantum Computation
Simon Devitt
International Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2011   20 Sep 2011   
Perpetual Quantum Computation
Simon Devitt
Asian Conference on Quantum Information Systems (AQIS’11)   30 Aug 2011   
Topological Squeezing of Light
Simon Devitt
Asian Conference on Quantum Information Systems (AQIS’11)   12 Jul 2011   
The Long Road Ahead: Fusiliers, Fusillades and the pathway to worldwide quantum networks [Invited]
Simon J. Devitt
Quantum Communications: State and Perspectives, Theoretical Approaches and Experimental Implementations QCW2010, Kjeller, Norway   Feb 2010   
Classical Processing Requirements for Large Scale Quantum Information Processing [Invited]
Simon J. Devitt
International Conference on Quantum Information and Technology, Tokyo, Japan   Dec 2009   
High Performance Quantum Computing
Simon J. Devitt
University of Melbourne, Australia   Nov 2009   
Topological Quantum Computation
Simon J. Devitt
University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom   Jul 2009   
The Fallacy of Scalability [Invited]
Simon J. Devitt
Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information CNRS - Tèlècom ParisTech, Paris, France   Mar 2009   
Topological Cluster State Computation in optics
Simon J. Devitt
Laboratoire Charles Fabry Institut d'Optique, Paris, France   Mar 2009   
Topological Cluster state computation in optics
Simon J. Devitt
National Institute for Informatics, Tokyo, Japan   Dec 2008   
Schemes for large scale fault-tolerant quantum information processing
Simon J. Devitt
University of Bristol, Bristol U.K   Oct 2008   
Schemes for large scale fault-tolerant quantum information processing
Simon J. Devitt
University of Karlsruhe, Germany   Sep 2008   
Topological Quantum Computation with Photons
Simon J. Devitt
University of Karlsruhe, Germany   Sep 2008   
Topological Quantum Computation with Photons [Invited]
Simon J. Devitt
XII International Conference on Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (ICQO '2008), Vilnius, Lithuania   Sep 2008   
Subspace Confinement: How good is your Qubit?
Simon J. Devitt
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Basic Research Labs, Tokyo, Japan   Jun 2008   
Topological Cluster State Computing with the photonic module
Simon J. Devitt
University of Kuopio, Finland   May 2008   
Topological Cluster State Computing with the photonic module
Simon J. Devitt
National Institute for Informatics, Japan   Mar 2008   
The Photonic Module: an on-demand resource of photonic entanglement
Simon J. Devitt
Keio University, Japan   Nov 2007   
The Photonic Module: an on-demand resource of hotonic entanglement
Simon J. Devitt
Completion Seminar, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   Jul 2007   
How to build a quantum computer
Simon J. Devitt
University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom   Jan 2007   
Deterministic entangled state preparation via atom/cavity photonic modules
Simon J. Devitt
University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom   Jan 2007   
Intrinsic characterzation techniques for qubit systems
Simon J. Devitt
University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom   Jan 2007   
How to build a quantum computer
Simon J. Devitt
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom   Jan 2007   
The Photonic Module: an on-demand resource of photonic entanglement [Invited]
Simon J. Devitt
Workshop in Quantum Algorithms and Applicatinos, Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia   Jun 2007   
Deterministic entangled state preparation via atom/cavity photonic modules
Simon J. Devitt
National Institute for Informatics, Tokyo, Japan   Mar 2007   
Information Free Bus for Universal quantum Computation
Simon J. Devitt
National Institute for Informatics, Tokyo, Japan   Mar 2007   
Subspace Confinement: How good is your qubit?
Simon J. Devitt
University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom   Oct 2006   
Two qubit operations and the systematic characterization of two-qubit interaction dynamics
Simon J. Devitt
Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany   Jul 2005   
Two-Qubit Gate Construction, Hamiltonian Characterization and the Mysteries of SU(4)
Simon J. Devitt
CQCT Seminar, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   Sep 2005   
Error effects on Shor's factoring Algorithm
Simon J. Devitt
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia   Jul 2004   
Practicality of Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computation
Simon J. Devitt
University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   Mar 2005   

Teaching Experience

 

Works

 
meQuanics: The Quantum Computer Game
Simon Devitt   Software   Oct 2012 - Today

Research Grants & Projects

 
Data analysis for crowd-sourced optimisation of topological quantum circuits
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS),: Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research for Challenging Exploratory Research

Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Simon Devitt
measurement-based error-correcting codes for quantum circuits
(2014) Bavarian University Program for Preparation of International Research Co-operations: 
Project Year: Jan 2014 - Jan 2015    Investigator(s): Ilia Polian and Simon Devitt
meQuanics: The Quantum Computer Game
National Institute of Informatics: Grand Challenge
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Kae Nemoto, Simon J. Devitt and Helmut Prendinger
Quantum compiler for topologically protected quantum computers
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Simon Devitt
Possibilities of Gamification in fundamental research.
HAYAO NAKAYAMA Foundation for Science & Technology and Culture: 
Project Year: Jan 2013 - Dec 2013    Investigator(s): Kae Nemoto, Simon J. Devitt and Helmut Prendinger