# Optical Quantum Computing

@article{OBrien2007OpticalQC, title={Optical Quantum Computing}, author={Jeremy Lloyd O'Brien}, journal={Science}, year={2007}, volume={318}, pages={1567 - 1570} }

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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