Quantum computing with trapped ions

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The significance of quantum computation for cryptography is discussed. Following a brief survey of the requirements for quantum computational hardware, an overview of the ion trap quantum computation project at Los Alamos is presented. The physical limitations to quantum computation with trapped ions are analyzed and an assessment of the computational potential of the technology is made.

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Hughes, R.J. January 1, 1998.

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The significance of quantum computation for cryptography is discussed. Following a brief survey of the requirements for quantum computational hardware, an overview of the ion trap quantum computation project at Los Alamos is presented. The physical limitations to quantum computation with trapped ions are analyzed and an assessment of the computational potential of the technology is made.

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14 p.

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  • BIOS `98: an international symposium on biomedical optics, San Jose, CA (United States), 24-30 Jan 1998

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  • Other: DE98005273
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-11
  • Report No.: CONF-980117--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 658393
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc709970

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Hughes, R.J. Quantum computing with trapped ions, article, January 1, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709970/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.