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Generalized measurements of atomic qubits

Franke-Arnold, S. and Andersson, E. and Barnett, S.M. and Stenholm, S. (2001) Generalized measurements of atomic qubits. Physical Review A, 63 (5). 052301-1. ISSN 1050-2947

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Abstract

We discuss how generalized measurements may be performed on various atomic systems including cold ions and Rydberg atoms. The suggested methods rely on the fact that any generalized measurement can be identified with a unitary transformation followed by a projective measurement in a higher-dimensional Hilbert space. If the information to be measured is stored in the form of atomic qubits this unitary transformation can be accomplished by redistributing the population of the relevant atomic levels.

Item type: Article
ID code: 2859
Keywords: atomic systems, atomic qubits, generalized measurements, optics, photonics, Optics. Light
Subjects: Science > Physics > Optics. Light
Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
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    Depositing user: Mr Derek Boyle
    Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2007
    Last modified: 06 Dec 2013 16:23
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2859

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