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Los Alamos Science No. 27, 2002: Ion-Trap Quantum Computation

By Michael H. Holzscheiter

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Title: Los Alamos Science No. 27, 2002: Ion-Trap Quantum Computation  
Author: Michael H. Holzscheiter
Volume: Volume 27, Article 20
Language: English
Subject: Newsletter, Science, Education
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Los Alamos Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory Journal Collection
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Publisher: Los Alamos National Laboratory


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Description: A single atom or photon can exist in a superposition of two different states, just as a sound wave can be composed of different frequencies. At LANL's Quantum Institute, the wave-particle duality of individual quanta is being exploited to develop new information technologies including quantum cryptography, quantum computing, and quantum entanglement and teleportation. Research at the Quantum Institute also encompasses studies of Bose Einstein condensates, states in which many atoms condense into a single coherent, macroscopic state, and pioneering work on the theory of quantum decoherence, the transition of a physical system from quantum to classical behavior.

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Table of Contents: John Wheeler on Quantum Theory and Information -- Richard Feynman on Quantum Physics and Computer Simulation -- Preface -- Quantum Information Processing: A Hands-on Primer -- From Factoring to Phase Estimation: A Discussion of Shor's Algorithm -- 20 Questions, Quantum Computers, and Cryptography -- Quantum State Entanglement: Creation, characterization, and application -- A New Face for Cryptography -- Decoherence and the Transition from Quantum to Classical: Revisited -- The Emergence of Classical Dynamics in a Quantum World -- Quantum Feedback Control: How Can We Control Quantum Systems without Disturbing Them? -- Atom-Trap BECs: A New Laboratory for Studying Superfluidity, Quantum Fluctuations, and Other Quantum Phenomena -- Schrodinger Cats in Atom-Trap BECs -- Experiments on Cold Trapped Atoms -- Quantum Information with Trapped Strontium Ions -- Theory of Single-Spin Detection with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope -- Introduction to Quantum Error Correction -- NMR and Quantum Information Processing -- Realizing a Noiseless Subsystem in an NMR Quantum Information Processor -- Ion-Trap Quantum Computation -- Toward a Silicon-Based Nuclear-Spin Quantum Computer: Developing the Technology for a Scalable, Solid-State Quantum Computer -- Fabricating a Qubit Array with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope


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