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Quantum computing with induced dipole-dipole forbidden transitions
Author(s): Eric Donkor
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Paper Abstract

Forbidden transitions often have moderate energy separations and long lifetimes. They can be induced in elements by external force including laser absorption, magnetic effect, crystal forces and collision with energetic particles. In this paper we discuss the prospects of quantum information processing involving forbidden transitions in the inner shell of Ytterbium. We derive the Schrodinger wave equation for the qubit states with the 3P and 1S as basis states. We also determine a coherent norm calculate the decoherence rate for trapped atoms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8057, Quantum Information and Computation IX, 80570O (3 June 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.884501
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Eric Donkor, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8057:
Quantum Information and Computation IX
Eric Donkor; Andrew R. Pirich; Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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