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Quantum Networks for Distributed Quantum Information Processing

Kimble, H. J. (2000) Quantum Networks for Distributed Quantum Information Processing. In: Quantum Communication, Computing, and Measurement 2. Kluwer Academic Publishers , Boston, pp. 263-270. ISBN 978-0-306-46307-5.

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Quantum networks for the processing and distribution of quantum information could consist of quantum “nodes” for the manipulation and storage of quantum information, with these nodes linked by quantum “channels” for the transmission of quantum states. The leading proposal for the realization of such networks utilizes atoms within optical cavities as the “nodes.” Conversion of internal atomic state information into optical photons that propagate from one cavity to another forms the basis for the “channels.” Unfortunately, even in terms of laboratory “proof-of-principle” demonstrations, technical capabilities are far short of those required to implement such quantum networks. However, along the road to these ends, there lies a rich set of scientific problems that are the subject of this paper, including nonlinear optics with single atoms and photons, trapping of individual atoms within high finesse optical cavities, and teleportation of quantum states.

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Additional Information:© 2000 Kluwer Academic Publishers. The experiments described herein have been carried out in the Quantum Optics Laboratory at Caltech, with the personnel responsible for the research including graduate students J. Buck, N. Georgiades, C. Hood, H. Mabuchi (now an assistant professor of physics at Caltech), T. Lynn, J. Sorensen (visitor from Aahrus University), Q. Turchette (now at NIST, Boulder), and D. Vernooy, and undergraduate E. Streed. Senior members of the group include Drs. M. Chapman (now an assistant professor of physics at Georgia Tech), C. Fuchs, A. Furusawa (Nikon Advanced Research Labs), S. van Enk, and J. Ye. We have benefited greatly from ongoing collaborations with the groups of Professors S. L. Braunstein, E. S. Polzik, D. F. Walls, and P. Zoller. This work is supported by DARPA via the QUIC Institute which is administered by ARO, by the National Science Foundation, and by the Office of Naval Research. For more information, please visit our web site at ~qoptics.
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