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Ion transport and reordering in a two-dimensional trap array

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Yong Wan, Robert Jordens, Stephen Erickson, Jenny Wu, Ryan S. Bowler, Ting R. Tan, Panyu Hou, Andrew C. Wilson, Dietrich Leibfried

Abstract

Scaling quantum information processors is a challenging task, requiring manipulation of a large number of qubits with high fidelity and a high degree of connectivity. For trapped ions, this could be realized in a two-dimensional array of interconnected traps in which ions are separated, transported and recombined between quantum operations on small subsets of ions. Here, we use a junction connecting orthogonal linear segments in a two-dimensional (2D) segmented linear Paul trap to reconfigure a two-ion crystal. The secular motion of the ions experiences low energy gain and the internal qubit levels maintain coherence during the reordering process, therefore demonstrating a promising method for providing all-to-all connectivity in a large-scale, two- or three-dimensional trapped-ion quantum information processor.
Citation
Advanced Quantum Technologies

Citation

Wan, Y. , Jordens, R. , Erickson, S. , Wu, J. , Bowler, R. , Tan, T. , Hou, P. , , A. and Leibfried, D. (2020), Ion transport and reordering in a two-dimensional trap array, Advanced Quantum Technologies, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=929736 (Accessed July 26, 2021)
Created May 19, 2020, Updated April 23, 2021