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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 4 — Feb. 25, 2013
  • pp: 4093–4105

Atomic entanglement purification and concentration using coherent state input-output process in low-Q cavity QED regime

Cong Cao, Chuan Wang, Ling-yan He, and Ru Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 4093-4105 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.004093


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Abstract

We investigate an atomic entanglement purification protocol based on the coherent state input-output process by working in low-Q cavity in the atom-cavity intermediate coupling region. The information of entangled states are encoded in three-level configured single atoms confined in separated one-side optical micro-cavities. Using the coherent state input-output process, we design a two-qubit parity check module (PCM), which allows the quantum nondemolition measurement for the atomic qubits, and show its use for remote parities to distill a high-fidelity atomic entangled ensemble from an initial mixed state ensemble nonlocally. The proposed scheme can further be used for unknown atomic states entanglement concentration. Also by exploiting the PCM, we describe a modified scheme for atomic entanglement concentration by introducing ancillary single atoms. As the coherent state input-output process is robust and scalable in realistic applications, and the detection in the PCM is based on the intensity of outgoing coherent state, the present protocols may be widely used in large-scaled and solid-based quantum repeater and quantum information processing.

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OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5568) Quantum optics : Quantum cryptography
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 18, 2013
Published: February 11, 2013

Citation
Cong Cao, Chuan Wang, Ling-yan He, and Ru Zhang, "Atomic entanglement purification and concentration using coherent state input-output process in low-Q cavity QED regime," Opt. Express 21, 4093-4105 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-4-4093


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