Topological protection of path entanglement in photonic quantum walks

Mikael C. Rechtsman, Yaakov Lumer, Yonatan Plotnik, Armando Perez-Leija, Alexander Szameit, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We show that entangled photons propagating along the edge of a photonic topological insulator preserve their entanglement despite edge defects of any kind. This represents a novel methodology for the transport of quantum information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

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Photonics
Photons
photonics
Defects
insulators
methodology
defects
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Rechtsman, M. C., Lumer, Y., Plotnik, Y., Perez-Leija, A., Szameit, A., & Segev, M. (2015). Topological protection of path entanglement in photonic quantum walks. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 (Vol. 2015-August). [7183370] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..
Rechtsman, Mikael C. ; Lumer, Yaakov ; Plotnik, Yonatan ; Perez-Leija, Armando ; Szameit, Alexander ; Segev, Mordechai. / Topological protection of path entanglement in photonic quantum walks. 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015.
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Topological protection of path entanglement in photonic quantum walks. / Rechtsman, Mikael C.; Lumer, Yaakov; Plotnik, Yonatan; Perez-Leija, Armando; Szameit, Alexander; Segev, Mordechai.

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Rechtsman MC, Lumer Y, Plotnik Y, Perez-Leija A, Szameit A, Segev M. Topological protection of path entanglement in photonic quantum walks. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. 7183370