Quantum annealing with manufactured spins MW Johnson, MHS Amin, S Gildert, T Lanting, F Hamze, N Dickson, ... Nature 473 (7346), 194-198, 2011 | 700 | 2011 |

Entanglement in a quantum annealing processor T Lanting, AJ Przybysz, AY Smirnov, FM Spedalieri, MH Amin, AJ Berkley, ... Physical Review X 4 (2), 021041, 2014 | 199 | 2014 |

Experimental investigation of an eight-qubit unit cell in a superconducting optimization processor R Harris, MW Johnson, T Lanting, AJ Berkley, J Johansson, P Bunyk, ... Physical Review B 82 (2), 024511, 2010 | 171 | 2010 |

Architectural considerations in the design of a superconductingquantum annealing processor P Bunyk, E Hoskinson, M Johnson, E Tolkacheva, F Altomare, A Berkley, ... IEEE, 2014 | 152 | 2014 |

Experimental demonstration of a robust and scalable flux qubit R Harris, J Johansson, AJ Berkley, MW Johnson, T Lanting, S Han, ... Physical Review B 81 (13), 134510, 2010 | 121 | 2010 |

Thermally assisted quantum annealing of a 16-qubit problem NG Dickson, MW Johnson, MH Amin, R Harris, F Altomare, AJ Berkley, ... Nature communications 4, 1903, 2013 | 110 | 2013 |

Nonequilibrium photon‐induced hotspot: A new mechanism for photodetection in ultrathin metallic films AM Kadin, MW Johnson Applied physics letters 69 (25), 3938-3940, 1996 | 104 | 1996 |

Sign-and magnitude-tunable coupler for superconducting flux qubits R Harris, AJ Berkley, MW Johnson, P Bunyk, S Govorkov, MC Thom, ... Physical review letters 98 (17), 177001, 2007 | 99 | 2007 |

A scalable control system for a superconducting adiabatic quantum optimization processor MW Johnson, P Bunyk, F Maibaum, E Tolkacheva, AJ Berkley, ... Superconductor Science and Technology 23 (6), 065004, 2010 | 86 | 2010 |

A scalable readout system for a superconducting adiabatic quantum optimization system AJ Berkley, MW Johnson, P Bunyk, R Harris, J Johansson, T Lanting, ... Superconductor Science and Technology 23 (10), 105014, 2010 | 68 | 2010 |

Geometrical dependence of the low-frequency noise in superconducting flux qubits T Lanting, AJ Berkley, B Bumble, P Bunyk, A Fung, J Johansson, A Kaul, ... Physical Review B 79 (6), 060509, 2009 | 68 | 2009 |

Probing noise in flux qubits via macroscopic resonant tunneling R Harris, MW Johnson, S Han, AJ Berkley, J Johansson, P Bunyk, ... Physical review letters 101 (11), 117003, 2008 | 68 | 2008 |

Compound Josephson-junction coupler for flux qubits with minimal crosstalk R Harris, T Lanting, AJ Berkley, J Johansson, MW Johnson, P Bunyk, ... Physical Review B 80 (5), 052506, 2009 | 50 | 2009 |

Fabrication of high current density Nb integrated circuits using a self-aligned junction anodization process GL Kerber, LA Abelson, K Edwards, R Hu, MW Johnson, ML Leung, ... Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on 13 (2), 82-86, 2003 | 48 | 2003 |

A near-term quantum computing approach for hard computational problems in space exploration VN Smelyanskiy, EG Rieffel, SI Knysh, CP Williams, MW Johnson, ... arXiv preprint arXiv:1204.2821, 2012 | 42 | 2012 |

Systems, devices, and methods for controllably coupling qubits PI Bunyk, MW Johnson US Patent 7,800,395, 2010 | 40* | 2010 |

Bolometric and nonbolometric infrared photoresponses in ultrathin superconducting NbN films MW Johnson, AM Herr, AM Kadin Journal of applied physics 79 (9), 7069-7074, 1996 | 34 | 1996 |

A high density 4 kA/cm 2 Nb integrated circuit process GL Kerber, LA Abelson, ML Leung, QP Herr, MW Johnson Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on 11 (1), 1061-1065, 2001 | 31 | 2001 |

Tunneling spectroscopy using a probe qubit AJ Berkley, AJ Przybysz, T Lanting, R Harris, N Dickson, F Altomare, ... Physical Review B 87 (2), 020502, 2013 | 28 | 2013 |

Temperature-dependent bit-error rate of a clocked superconducting digital circuit QP Herr, MW Johnson, MJ Feldman Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on 9 (2), 3594-3597, 1999 | 26 | 1999 |