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Simplified Quantum Logic with Trapped Ions



C Monroe, Dietrich Leibfried, B E. King, D M. Meekhof, Wayne M. Itano, David J. Wineland


We describe a simplified scheme for quantum logic with a collection of laser-cooled trapped atomic ions. Building on the scheme of Cirac and Zoller, we show how the fundamental controlled- NOT gate between a collective mode of ion motion and the internal states of a single ion can be reduced to a single laser pulse, and the need for a third auxiliary internal electronic state can be eliminated.
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)


Monroe, C. , Leibfried, D. , King, B. , Meekhof, D. , Itano, W. and Wineland, D. (1997), Simplified Quantum Logic with Trapped Ions, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), [online], (Accessed June 15, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1996, Updated October 12, 2021