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Recent experiments in trapped-ion quantum information processing at NIST



J Chiaverini, Matthew P. Barrett, Brad R. Blakestad, Joseph W. Britton, Wayne M. Itano, John D. Jost, Emanuel H. Knill, C. Langer, Dietrich G. Leibfried, R Ozeri, T 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. 2005 SPIE Conference 6256
Conference Dates
May 11-16, 2005
Conference Location
St. Petersburg
Conference Title
International Conference on Coherent and Nonlinear Optics


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. 2005 SPIE Conference 6256, St. Petersburg, -1, [online], (Accessed May 18, 2024)


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Created May 1, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017