Chapter 9. Quantum information processing: Dream and Realization

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Audretsch
  1. Rainer Blatt

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch9

Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation

Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation

How to Cite

Blatt, R. Quantum information processing: Dream and Realization, in Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation (ed J. Audretsch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Konstanz, Department of Physics, Konstanz, Germany. Juergen.Audretsch@Uni-Konstanz.de

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
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ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404704

Online ISBN: 9783527619092

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Keywords:

  • ubiquitous;
  • deliberations;
  • worldwide;
  • advantageous;
  • probability;
  • single-qubit

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Computation - a physical process

  • How does a quantum computer work?

  • Which technology is suitable for a quantum processor?

  • Quantum computer with trapped ions

  • Entanglement - Bell states of ions

  • Debugging the quantum processor

  • Processing with 3 qubits: GHZ and W states

  • Conveying quantum information - teleportation

  • Towards a bigger machine - scaling the ion trap-quantum computer

  • The future