Dipole Blockade and Quantum Information Processing in Mesoscopic Atomic Ensembles

  • Abstract: We describe a technique for manipulating quantum information stored in collective states of mesoscopic ensembles. Quantum processing is accomplished by optical excitation into states with strong dipole-dipole interactions. The resulting "dipole blockade" can be used to inhibit transitions into all but singly excited collective states. This can be employed for a controlled generation of collective atomic spin states as well as non-classical photonic states and for scalable quantum logic gates. An example involving a cold Rydberg gas is analyzed.

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Author:M.D. Lukin, M. Fleischhauer, R. Cote, L.M. Duan, D. Jaksch, J.I. Cirac, P. Zoller
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-11967
Document Type:Preprint
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:2000
Year of Publication:2000
Publishing Institute:Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fachbereich Physik
DDC-Cassification:530 Physik

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