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Simple scheme for expanding photonic cluster states for quantum information

Kalasuwan, P. and Mendoza, G. and Laing, A. and Nagata, T. and Coggins, J. and Callaway, M. and Takeuchi, S. and Stefanov, A. and O'Brien, J. L. (2010) Simple scheme for expanding photonic cluster states for quantum information. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 27 (6). A181-A184. ISSN 0740-3224.

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We show how an entangled cluster state encoded in the polarization of single photons can be straightforwardly expanded by deterministically entangling additional qubits encoded in the path degree of freedom of the constituent photons. This can be achieved using a polarization–path controlled-phase gate. We experimentally demonstrate a practical and stable realization of this approach by using a Sagnac interferometer to entangle a path qubit and polarization qubit on a single photon. We demonstrate precise control over phase of the path qubit to change the measurement basis and experimentally demonstrate properties of measurement-based quantum computing using a two-photon, three-qubit cluster state.

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Additional Information:© 2010 Optical Society of America. Received December 4, 2009; revised March 5, 2009; accepted March 26, 2009; posted April 13, 2010 (Doc. ID 120812); published May 24, 2010. We thank T. Rudolph, N. Yoran, and X.-Q. Zhou for helpful discussions. This work was supported by EPSRC, QIP IRC, IARPA, ERC, the Leverhulme Trust, and NSQI. J.L.O’B. acknowledges a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)UNSPECIFIED
Quantum Information Processing Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (QIP IRC)UNSPECIFIED
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)UNSPECIFIED
European Research Council (ERC)UNSPECIFIED
Leverhulme TrustUNSPECIFIED
Nanoscience and Quantum Information University of Bristol (NSQI)UNSPECIFIED
Issue or Number:6
Classification Code:OCIS codes: 270.5585, 200.3050, 270.0270.
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Official Citation:P. Kalasuwan, G. Mendoza, A. Laing, T. Nagata, J. Coggins, M. Callaway, S. Takeuchi, A. Stefanov, and J. L. O’Brien, "Simple scheme for expanding photonic cluster states for quantum information," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, A181-A184 (2010)
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