Physics at Virginia

"Quantum computing and topological codes using continuous variables"

Nicolas Menicucci , RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
[Host: Olivier Pfister]

Continuous-variable (CV) approaches to quantum computing have certain advantages over standard qubit-based approaches. The most striking of these is the ability to make extremely large resource states for measurement-based quantum computing using small optical setups. Furthermore, local measurements on one of these states will transform it into a CV version of a topological quantum code, which has potential applications in condensed-matter theory, anonymous broadcasting, and quantum error correction. My talk will discuss the latest theoretical and experimental developments in this research area.

Atomic Physics Seminar
Monday, February 27, 2017
11:00 AM
Physics Building, Room 313
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