Europhys. Lett.
Volume 65, Number 3, February 2004
Page(s) 297 - 303
Section General
Published online 01 January 2004
Europhys. Lett., 65 (3) , pp. 297-303 (2004)
DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2003-10100-9

Coherent electron wavepacket propagation and entanglement in array of coupled quantum dots

G. M. Nikolopoulos, D. Petrosyan and P. Lambropoulos

Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, FORTH P.O. Box 1527, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece

(Received 6 October 2003; accepted 26 November 2003)

We study the dynamics of single-electron transport in a linear array of tunnel-coupled quantum dots. We show that this system can serve as an ideal quantum channel, enabling a controlled transport and entanglement of electrons in a large-scale integrated quantum computer.

03.67.-a - Quantum information.
73.63.Kv - Quantum dots.
73.23.Hk - Coulomb blockade; single-electron tunneling.

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