Independent individual addressing of multiple neutral atom qubits with a micromirror-based beam steering system
We demonstrate a scalable approach to addressing multiple atomic qubits for use in quantum information processing. Individually trapped 87Rb atoms in a linear array are selectively manipulated with a single laser guided by a microelectromechanical beam steering system. Single qubit oscillations are shown on multiple sites at frequencies of ≃3.5 MHz with negligible crosstalk to neighboring sites. Switching times between the central atom and its closest neighbor were measured to be 6-7 μs while moving between the central atom and an atom two trap sites away took 10-14 μs. © 2010 American Institute of Physics.
- Knoernschild, C; Zhang, XL; Isenhower, L; Gill, AT; Lu, FP; Saffman, M; Kim, J
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