Quantum logic using polarized photons

Päivi Törmä*, Stig Stenholm

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We consider a realization of quantum computing using polarized photons. The information is encoded in two polarization directions of the photons and two-quantum-bit operations are performed using a conditional Faraday effect. We investigate the performance of the system as a computing device.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4701-4706
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1996
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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