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2012/11/13, McConnell 320, 14:30 - 15:30

Optical continuous-variable cluster states
Nicolas Menicucci , University of Sydney

Area: Quantum information

Abstract:

I will describe the theoretical underpinnings of one-way quantum computation using continuous-variable systems, as well as the pros and cons of several different methods of experimental implementation using lasers. Issues related to error correction and fault tolerance -- many of which remain open problems -- will also be discussed.