Scalable quantum computation with fast gates in two-dimensional microtrap arrays of trapped ions

  title={Scalable quantum computation with fast gates in two-dimensional microtrap arrays of trapped ions},
  author={Zain Mehdi and Alexander K. Ratcliffe and Joseph J. Hope},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We theoretically investigate the use of fast pulsed two-qubit gates for trapped ion quantum computing in a two-dimensional microtrap architecture. In one dimension, such fast gates are optimal when employed between nearest neighbors, and we examine the generalization to a two-dimensional geometry. We demonstrate that fast pulsed gates are capable of implementing high-fidelity entangling operations between ions in neighboring traps faster than the trapping period, with experimentally… 

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