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Simulation of quantum dynamics with quantum optical systems

Jané, E. and Vidal, G. and Dür, W. and Zoller, P. and Cirac, J. I. (2003) Simulation of quantum dynamics with quantum optical systems. Quantum Information and Computation, 3 (1). pp. 15-37. ISSN 1533-7146.

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We propose the use of quantum optical systems to perform universal simulation of quantum dynamics. Two specific implementations that require present technology are put forward for illustrative purposes. The first scheme consists of neutral atoms stored in optical lattices, while the second scheme consists of ions stored in an array of micro–traps. Each atom (ion) supports a two–level system, on which local unitary operations can be performed through a laser beam. A raw interaction between neighboring two–level systems is achieved by conditionally displacing the corresponding atoms (ions). Then, average Hamiltonian techniques are used to achieve evolutions in time according to a large class of Hamiltonians.

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Additional Information:© 2003 Rinton Press. Received July 26, 2002. Revised October 15, 2002. We thank I. Bloch, H.-J. Briegel, L.-M. Duan, A. A. Garriga and Ll. Masanes, for useful comments and discussions. This work was supported by the European Community under project EQUIP (contract IST- 1999-11053) and grant HPMF-CT-2001-01209 (W.D., Marie Curie Fellowship) and the ESF; by the Institute for Quantum Information GmbH, Austria; by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft through ”Schwerpunktsprogramm Quanteninformationsverarbeitung”, Germany; by the MEC (AP99), Spain; and by the National Science Foundation of USA, under grant EIA–0086038.
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Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (MEC)AP99
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