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Recent experiments in trapped-ion quantum information processing at NIST



J Chiaverini, Murray D. Barrett, Brad R. Blakestad, Joseph W. Britton, Wayne M. Itano, John D. Jost, Emanuel H. Knill, C. Langer, Dietrich G. Leibfried, R Ozeri, Tobias Schaetz, David J. Wineland


Atomic ions confined in segmented trap arrays provide a system for quantum information processing. We report on the execution of two simple quantum algorithms, quantum error correction and the quantum Fourier transform, using this implementation. The demonstration of these algorithms in a scalable system is a significant step towards the execution of useful, large-scale quantum algorithms.
Proceedings Title
Proc. SPIE Conf.
Conference Title
ICONO 2005: Ultrafast Phenomena and Physics of Superintense Laser Fields


atom trapping and cooling, quantum algorithms, quantum computation, quantum error correction, quantum Fourier transform, quantum information processing, quantum superpositions, trapped ions


Chiaverini, J. , Barrett, M. , Blakestad, B. , Britton, J. , Itano, W. , Jost, J. , Knill, E. , Langer, C. , Leibfried, D. , Ozeri, R. , Schaetz, T. and Wineland, D. (2006), Recent experiments in trapped-ion quantum information processing at NIST, Proc. SPIE Conf., [online], (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created May 1, 2006, Updated January 27, 2020