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Prof. dr. R. Hanson, Delft University of Technology: Quantum computing and quantum networks with spins in diamond


19 January 2012 FWN-Building 5111.0080, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG, Groningen
Speaker: Prof. dr. Ronald Hanson

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology


Quantum computing and quantum networks with spins in diamond

Date: 19-01-2012
Start: 16.00 (Doors open and coffee available at 15.30)
Location: FWN-Building 5111.0080
Host: Ronnie Hoekstra


Quantum entanglement- the property that particles share a common state even when separated by a large distance- was heavily debated during most of the previous century. More recently, entanglement was recognized as a powerful resource that enables realizing tasks in information processing and communication that are classically impossible.

Diamond has recently emerged a unique platform for quantum information processing [1]. We can now image, control and read out the spin state of single electrons and nuclei in diamond [2,3]. In this talk I will explain how we do this, and describe our most recent experiments towards quantum information processing indiamond, including the creation of highly entangled states by measurement and the execution of a small quantum algorithm.

[1] D.D. Awschalom, R.J. Epstein, R. Hanson, Scientific American 297, 84 (2007).

[2] G. de Lange et al., Science 330, 60 (2010).

[3] L. Robledo et al, Nature 477, 547 (2011).

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