Two basic Bloch vector rotations on a rare-earth ensemble were demonstrated through geometric paths driven by composite laser pulses, which can be used to compose any single qubit gate. The operation fidelity was evaluated.
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(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing
M. Tian, I. Zafarullah, T. Chang, K. R. Mohan, and W. R. Babbitt, "Demonstration of Basic Geometric Rotations on Rare-Earth Atomic Ensemble," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper LWB5.
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