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Quantum computations with optical waveguide modes
Author(s): Jian Fu
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Paper Abstract

A fully optical method to perform any quantum computation with optical waveguide modes is proposed by supplying the prescriptions for a universal set of quantum gates. The proposal for quantum computation is based on implementing a quantum bit with two normal modes of multi-mode waveguides. The proposed universal set of gates has the potential of being more compact and easily realized than other optical implementations, since it is based on planar lightwave circuit technology and can be constructed by using Mach-Zehnder interferometer configurations having semiconductor optical amplifiers with very high refractive nonlinearity in its arms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 August 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5105, Quantum Information and Computation, (4 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.498150
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Jian Fu, Zhejiang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5105:
Quantum Information and Computation
Eric Donkor; Andrew R. Pirich; Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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