Geometric phase for single-photon mixed polarization states

Julio Barreiro, Marie Ericsson, Nicholas Peters, Daryl Achilles, David Branning, Paul Kwiat

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The resilience of geometric phase against errors may enable fault-tolerant quantum computation. We use an interferometric scheme to measure geometric phases of various mixed polarization states generated classically and from conditionally prepared (entangled) single photons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-164
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
StatePublished - 2004
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2004May 26 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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