Publications

Superconducting Low-inductance Undulatory Galvanometer Microwave Amplifier,
D. Hover, Y.-F. Chen, G. J. Ribeill, S. Zhu, and R. McDermott, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 063503 (2012). PDF

Superconducting Low-inductance Undulatory Galvanometer Microwave Amplifier: Theory,
G. J. Ribeill, D. Hover, Y.-F. Chen, S. Zhu, and R. McDermott, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 103901 (2011). PDF

Microwave Photon Counter Based on Josephson Junctions,
Y.-F. Chen, D. Hover, S. Sendelbach, L. Maurer, S. T. Merkel, E. J. Pritchett, F. K. Wilhelm, and R. McDermott, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 217401 (2011). PDF

Complex Inductance, Excess Noise, and Surface Magnetism in dc SQUIDs,
S. Sendelbach, D. Hover, M. Mueck, and R. McDermott, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 117001 (2009). PDF

Microstrip Superconducting Quantum Interference Device Radio-frequency Amplifier: Effects of Negative Feedback on Input Impedance,
M. Mueck, D. Hover, S. Sendelbach, and R. McDermott, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 132509 (2009). PDF

Microwave Response of Vortices in Superconducting Thin Films of Re and Al,
C. Song, T. W. Heitmann, M. P. DeFeo, K. Yu, R. McDermott, M. Neeley, J. M. Martinis, and B. L. T. Plourde, Phys. Rev. B 79, 174512 (2009). PDF

Materials Origins of Decoherence in Superconducting Qubits,
R. McDermott, IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond. 19, 2 (2009). PDF

Magnetism in SQUIDs at Millikelvin Temperatures,
S. Sendelbach, D. Hover, A. Kittel, M. Mueck, J.M. Martinis, and R. McDermott, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 227006 (2008). PDF
supplementary notes

1/f Flux Noise in Josephson Phase Qubits,
R.C. Bialczak, R. McDermott, M. Ansmann, M. Hofheinz, N. Katz, E. Lucero, M. Neeley, A.D. O'Connell, H. Wang, A.N. Cleland, and J.M. Martinis, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 187006 (2007). PDF

Calculated Signal-to-noise Ratio of MRI Detected with SQUIDs and Faraday Detectors in Fields from 10 µT to 1.5 T,
W. Myers, D. Slichter, M. Hatridge, S. Busch, M. Mößle, R. McDermott, A. Trabesinger, and J. Clarke, J. Magn. Reson. 186, 182 (2007). PDF

Measurement of the Entanglement of Two Superconducting Qubits via State Tomography,
Matthias Steffen, M. Ansmann, Radoslaw C. Bialczak, N. Katz, Erik Lucero, R. McDermott, Matthew Neeley, E. M. Weig, A. N. Cleland, and John M. Martinis, Science 313, 1423 (2006). PDF

Coherent State Evolution in a Superconducting Qubit from Partial-collapse Measurement,
N. Katz, M. Ansmann, Radoslaw C. Bialczak, Erik Lucero, R. McDermott, Matthew Neeley, Matthias Steffen, E. M. Weig, A. N. Cleland, John M. Martinis, and A. N. Korotkov, Science 312, 1498 (2006). PDF

State Tomography of Capacitively Shunted Phase Qubits with High Fidelity,
Matthias Steffen, M. Ansmann, R. McDermott, N. Katz, Radoslaw C. Bialczak, Erik Lucero, Matthew Neeley, E.M. Weig, A.N. Cleland, and John M. Martinis, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 050502 (2006). PDF

Decoherence in Josephson Qubits from Dielectric Loss,
J.M. Martinis, K.B. Cooper, R. McDermott, M. Steffen, M. Ansmann, K.D. Osborn, K. Cicak, S. Oh, D.P. Pappas, R.W. Simmonds, C.C. Yu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 210503 (2005). PDF

Simultaneous State Measurement of Coupled Josephson Phase Qubits,
R. McDermott, R.W. Simmonds, M. Steffen, K.B. Cooper, K. Cicak, K.D. Osborn, S. Oh, D.P. Pappas, and J.M. Martinis, Science 307, 1299 (2005). PDF

Low-Leakage Superconducting Tunnel Junctions with a Single-Crystal Al2O3 Barrier,
S. Oh, K. Cicak, R. McDermott, K.B. Cooper, K.D. Osborn, R.W. Simmonds, M. Steffen, J.M. Martinis, and D.P. Pappas, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 18, 1396 (2005).

SQUID detected NMR and MRI at Ultralow Fields,
J. Clarke, R. McDermott, A. Pines, and A.H. Trabesinger, U.S. Patent No. 6,885,192 (2005).

Observation of Quantum Oscillations between a Josephson Phase Qubit and a Microscopic Resonator Using Fast Readout,
K.B. Cooper, M. Steffen, R. McDermott, R.W. Simmonds, Seongshik Oh, D.A. Hite, D.P. Pappas, and J.M. Martinis, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 180401 (2004).

Conducting Atomic Force Microscopy for Nanoscale Tunnel Barrier Characterization,
K.M. Lang, D.A. Hite, R.W. Simmonds, R. McDermott, D. P. Pappas, and J. M. Martinis, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75, 2726 (2004).

Microtesla MRI with a Superconducting QUantum Interference Device,
R. McDermott, S-K. Lee, B. ten Haken, A.H. Trabesinger, A. Pines, and J. Clarke, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 101, 7857 (2004). PDF

SQUID-Detected Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Microtesla Magnetic Fields,
R. McDermott, N. Kelso, S-K. Lee, M. Mössle, M. Mück, W. Myers, B. ten Haken, H.C. Seton, A.H. Trabesinger, A. Pines, and J. Clarke, J. Low Temp. Phys. 135, 793 (2004).

SQUID-detected Liquid State NMR in Microtesla Fields,
A.H. Trabesinger, R. McDermott, S-K. Lee, M. Mück, J. Clarke, and A. Pines J. Phys. Chem. A 108 957 (2004).

Liquid-State NMR and Scalar Couplings in Microtesla Magnetic Fields,
R. McDermott, A.H. Trabesinger, M. Mück, E.L. Hahn, A. Pines, and J. Clarke, Science 295 2247 (2002). PDF

Laser-polarized Xe-129 NMR and MRI at Ultralow Magnetic Fields,
A. Wong-Foy, S. Saxena, A.J. Moule, H.M.L. Bitter, J.A. Seeley, R. McDermott, J. Clarke, and A. Pines, J. Mag. Reson. 157 235 (2002).

Resolution of 129Xe Chemical Shifts at Ultralow Magnetic Field,
S. Saxena, A. Wong-Foy, A.J. Moule, J.A. Seeley, R. McDermott, J. Clarke and A. Pines, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 8133 (2001).

Ultrasensitive Magnetic Biosensor for Homogeneous Immunoassay,
Y.R. Chemla, H.L. Grossman, Y. Poon, R. McDermott, R. Stevens, M.D. Alper, and John Clarke, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 97, 14268 (2000).

Scanning SQUID Microscope Differentiation of Ferromagnetic Steel Phases,
T.J. Shaw, J.W. Chan, S.-H. Kang, R. McDermott, J.W. Morris, Jr., and J. Clarke, Acta Materialia 48, 2655 (2000).

Low-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging with a High-Tc dc Superconducting Quantum Interference Device,
K. Schlenga, R. McDermott, J. Clarke, R.E. de Souza, A. Wong-Foy and A. Pines, Appl. Phys. Lett. 75, 3695 (1999).

NMR and MRI Obtained with High Transition Temperature dc SQUIDs,
R.E. de Souza, K. Schlenga, A. Wong-Foy, R. McDermott, A. Pines and J. Clarke, J. Brazilian Chem. Soc. 10, 132 (1999).

High-Tc Superconducting Second-Order Gradiometer,
A. Kittel, K.A. Kouznetsov, R. McDermott, B. Oh, John Clarke, C. Soble and V. Matijasevic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 2197 (1998).