# Quantum computing using single photons and the Zeno effect

@article{Franson2004QuantumCU, title={Quantum computing using single photons and the Zeno effect}, author={James D. Franson and Bryan C. Jacobs and Todd B. Pittman}, journal={Physical Review A}, year={2004}, volume={70}, pages={062302} }

We show that the quantum Zeno effect can be used to suppress the failure events that would otherwise occur in a linear optics approach to quantum computing. From a practical viewpoint, that would allow the implementation of deterministic logic gates without the need for ancilla photons or high-efficiency detectors. We also show that the photons can behave as if they were fermions instead of bosons in the presence of a strong Zeno effect, which leads to an alternative paradigm for quantum…

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