Quantum computing based on solid state spins allows for densely packed arrays of quantum bits. However, the operation of large-scale quantum processors requires a shift in paradigm toward global control solutions. Here, we report a proof-of-principle demonstration of the SMART (sinusoidally modulated, always rotating, and tailored) qubit protocol. We resonantly drive a two-level system and add a tailored modulation to the dressing field to increase robustness to frequency detuning noise and microwave amplitude fluctuations. We measure a coherence time of 2 ms, corresponding to two orders of magnitude improvement compared to a bare spin, and an average Clifford gate fidelity exceeding 99%, despite the relatively long qubit gate times. We stress that the potential of this work lies in the scalability of the protocol and the relaxation of the engineering constraints for a large-scale quantum processor. This work shows that future scalable spin qubit arrays could be operated using global microwave control and local gate addressability, while increasing robustness to relevant experimental inhomogeneities.
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