Quantum Communication beyond the Localization Length in Disordered Spin Chains

JE Allcock, N Linden

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We study the effects of localization on quantum state transfer in spin chains. We show how to use quantum error correction and multiple parallel spin chains to send a qubit with high fidelity over arbitrary distances, in particular, distances much greater than the localization length of the chain.
Translated title of the contributionQuantum communication beyond the localization lenght in disordered spin chains
Original languageEnglish
Article number110501
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 20 Mar 2009

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