Heralded high-efficiency quantum repeater with atomic ensembles assisted by faithful single-photon transmission

@article{Li2015HeraldedHQ,
  title={Heralded high-efficiency quantum repeater with atomic ensembles assisted by faithful single-photon transmission},
  author={Tao Li and Fuguo Deng},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={5}
}
Quantum repeater is one of the important building blocks for long distance quantum communication network. The previous quantum repeaters based on atomic ensembles and linear optical elements can only be performed with a maximal success probability of 1/2 during the entanglement creation and entanglement swapping procedures. Meanwhile, the polarization noise during the entanglement distribution process is harmful to the entangled channel created. Here we introduce a general interface between a… 
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