Optical Quantum Computing

@article{OBrien2007OpticalQC,
  title={Optical Quantum Computing},
  author={Jeremy Lloyd O'Brien},
  journal={Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={318},
  pages={1567 - 1570}
}
  • J. O'Brien
  • Published 7 December 2007
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Science
In 2001, all-optical quantum computing became feasible with the discovery that scalable quantum computing is possible using only single-photon sources, linear optical elements, and single-photon detectors. Although it was in principle scalable, the massive resource overhead made the scheme practically daunting. However, several simplifications were followed by proof-of-principle demonstrations, and recent approaches based on cluster states or error encoding have dramatically reduced this… Expand
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