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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 22 — Oct. 22, 2012
  • pp: 24263–24271

Deutsch’s algorithm with topological charges of optical vortices via non-degenerate four-wave mixing

Mingtao Cao, Liang Han, Ruifeng Liu, Hao Liu, Dong Wei, Pei Zhang, Yu Zhou, Wenge Guo, Shougang Zhang, Hong Gao, and Fuli Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 22, pp. 24263-24271 (2012)

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We propose a scheme to implement the Deutsch’s algorithm through non-degenerate four-wave mixing process. By employing photon topological charges of optical vortices, we demonstrate the ability to realize the necessary four logic gates for all balanced and constant functions. We also analyze the feasibility of the proposed scheme on the single photon level.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: September 26, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 4, 2012
Published: October 9, 2012

Mingtao Cao, Liang Han, Ruifeng Liu, Hao Liu, Dong Wei, Pei Zhang, Yu Zhou, Wenge Guo, Shougang Zhang, Hong Gao, and Fuli Li, "Deutsch’s algorithm with topological charges of optical vortices via non-degenerate four-wave mixing," Opt. Express 20, 24263-24271 (2012)

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