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Feasibility study of quantum computing using trapped electrons

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Author(s)

Qian Yu, Alberto Alonso, Jackie Caminiti, Robert Sutherland, Dietrich Leibfried, Kayla Rodriguez, Madhav Dhital, Boerge Hemmerling, Hartmut Haeffner, Kristin Beck

Abstract

We investigate the feasibility of using electrons in a linear Paul trap as qubits in a future quantum computer. We discuss the necessary experimental steps to realize such a device through a concrete design proposal, including trapping, cooling, electronic detection, spin readout and single and multiqubit gate operations. Numeric simulations indicate that two-qubit Bell-state delities of order 99.99% can be achieved assuming reasonable experimental parameters.
Citation
Physical Review Letters
Volume
105

Keywords

quantum information processing, electron, radio frequency trap

Citation

Yu, Q. , Alonso, A. , Caminiti, J. , Sutherland, R. , Leibfried, D. , Rodriguez, K. , Dhital, M. , Hemmerling, B. , Haeffner, H. and Beck, K. (2022), Feasibility study of quantum computing using trapped electrons, Physical Review Letters, [online], https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.105.022420, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=933783 (Accessed March 2, 2024)
Created February 15, 2022, Updated January 13, 2024