The los alamos trapped ion quantum computer experiment

R. J. Hughes, D. F.V. James, J. J. Gomez, M. S. Gulley, M. H. Holzscheiter, P. G. Kwiat, S. K. Lamoreaux, C. G. Peterson, V. D. Sandberg, M. M. Schauer, C. M. Simmons, C. E. Thorburn, D. Tupa, P. Z. Wang, A. G. White

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The development and theory of an experiment to investigate quantum computation with trapped calcium ions is described. The ion trap, laser and ion requirements are determined, and the parameters required for quantum logic operations as well as simple quantum factoring are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-361
Number of pages33
JournalFortschritte der Physik
Issue number4-5
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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