# The ion trap quantum information processor

@article{Steane1996TheIT, title={The ion trap quantum information processor }, author={A. Steane}, journal={Applied Physics B}, year={1996}, volume={64}, pages={623-643} }

An introductory review of the linear ion trap is given, with particular regard to its use for quantum information processing. The discussion aims to bring together ideas from information theory and experimental ion trapping, to provide a resource to workers unfamiliar with one or the other of these subjects. It is shown that information theory provides valuable concepts for the experimental use of ion traps, especially error correction, and conversely the ion trap provides a valuable link… Expand

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