Accession Number:

AD1048949

Title:

Single Qubit Manipulation in a Microfabricated Surface Electrode Ion Trap (Open Access, Publisher's Version)

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

Duke University Durham United States

Report Date:

2013-09-13

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

We trap individual 171Yb ions in a surface trap microfabricated on a silicon substrate, and demonstrate a complete set of high fidelity single qubit operations for the hyperfine qubit. Trapping times exceeding 20 min without laser cooling, and heating rates as low as 0.8 quanta ms-1, indicate stable trapping conditions in these microtraps. A coherence time of more than 1 s, high fidelity qubit state detection and single qubit rotations are demonstrated. The observation of low heating rates and demonstration of high quality single qubit gates at room temperature are critical steps toward scalable quantum information processing in microfabricated surface traps.

Subject Categories:

  • Quantum Theory and Relativity

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE