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Trapped-Ion Quantum Simulator,



David J. Wineland, C Monroe, Wayne M. Itano, B E. King, Dietrich G. Leibfried, C J. Myatt, Chris S. Wood


Coherent manipulations involving the quantized motional and internal states of a single trapped ion can be used to simulate the dynamics of other systems. We consider some examples, including the action of a Mach Zehnder interferometer which uses entangled input states. Coherent manipulations can also be used to create entangled states of multiple trapped ions ; such states can be used to demonstrate fundamental quantum correlations.
Physica Scripta
Created January 1, 1998, Updated February 17, 2017