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Scalable Entanglement of Trapped Ions



C Monroe, Q A. Turchette, D Kielpinski, B E. King, V Meyer, Wayne M. Itano, David J. Wineland, C J. Myatt, M A. Rowe, Christopher Langer, C A. Sackett


Entangled states are both a crucial component in quantum computers, and of great interest in their own right, highlighting the inherent nonlocality of quantum mechanics. As part of the drive toward larger entangled states for quantum computing, we have engineered the most complex entangled state so far in a collection of four trapped atomic ions. Notably, we employ a technique that is readily scalable to much larger numbers of atoms. Limits to the current experiment and plans to circumvent these limitations are presented.
ATOMIC PHYSICS 17 XVII International Conference
Publisher Info
AIP Proceedings 551, Melville, NY


Monroe, C. , Turchette, Q. , Kielpinski, D. , King, B. , Meyer, V. , Itano, W. , Wineland, D. , Myatt, C. , Rowe, M. , Langer, C. and Sackett, C. (2000), Scalable Entanglement of Trapped Ions, AIP Proceedings 551, Melville, NY, [online], (Accessed June 20, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1999, Updated October 12, 2021