## Controllable entanglement preparations between atoms in spatially-separated cavities via quantum Zeno dynamics |

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 12, pp. 13440-13450 (2012)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.013440

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### Abstract

By using quantum Zeno dynamics, we propose a controllable approach to deterministically generate tripartite GHZ states for three atoms trapped in spatially separated cavities. The nearest-neighbored cavities are connected via optical fibers and the atoms trapped in two ends are tunably driven. The generation of the GHZ state can be implemented by only one step manipulation, and the EPR entanglement between the atoms in two ends can be further realized deterministically by Von Neumann measurement on the middle atom. Note that the duration of the quantum Zeno dynamics is controllable by switching on/off the applied external classical drivings and the desirable tripartite GHZ state will no longer evolve once it is generated. The robustness of the proposal is numerically demonstrated by considering various decoherence factors, including atomic spontaneous emissions, cavity decays and fiber photon leakages, etc. Our proposal can be directly generalized to generate multipartite entanglement by still driving the atoms in two ends.

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**OCIS Codes**

(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics

(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

**ToC Category:**

Quantum Optics

**History**

Original Manuscript: March 26, 2012

Revised Manuscript: May 12, 2012

Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2012

Published: May 31, 2012

**Citation**

Wen-An Li and Lian-Fu Wei, "Controllable entanglement preparations between atoms in spatially-separated cavities via quantum Zeno dynamics," Opt. Express **20**, 13440-13450 (2012)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-12-13440

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