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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry Van Driel
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1599–1602

Preparation of a class of multiatom entangled states

Yan Xia, Jie Song, Ai-Dong Zhu, Zhe Jin, Shou Zhang, and He-Shan Song  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 26, Issue 8, pp. 1599-1602 (2009)

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We propose a protocol to generate a class of entangled states of N Λ-type three-level atoms trapped in distant cavities by using interference of polarized photons. The proposed setup involves simple linear optical elements, cavities, and the conventional photon detectors that only distinguish the vacuum and the nonvacuum Fock number states.

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OCIS Codes
(000.6800) General : Theoretical physics
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: January 9, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 21, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 1, 2009
Published: July 20, 2009

Yan Xia, Jie Song, Ai-Dong Zhu, Zhe Jin, Shou Zhang, and He-Shan Song, "Preparation of a class of multiatom entangled states," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 1599-1602 (2009)

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