Blueprint for a Scalable Photonic Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computer

@article{Bourassa2021BlueprintFA,
  title={Blueprint for a Scalable Photonic Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computer},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Bourassa and Rafael N. Alexander and Michael Vasmer and Ashlesha Patil and Ilan Tzitrin and Takaya Matsuura and Daiqin Su and Ben Q. Baragiola and Saikat Guha and G. William Dauphinais and Krishna Kumar Sabapathy and Nicolas C. Menicucci and Ish Dhand},
  journal={Quantum},
  year={2021},
  volume={5},
  pages={392}
}
Photonics is the platform of choice to build a modular, easy-to-network quantum computer operating at room temperature. However, no concrete architecture has been presented so far that exploits both the advantages of qubits encoded into states of light and the modern tools for their generation. Here we propose such a design for a scalable and fault-tolerant photonic quantum computer informed by the latest developments in theory and technology. Central to our architecture is the generation and… Expand
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