Quantum Information Processing

, Volume 15, Issue 11, pp 4729–4746 | Cite as

Two different types of optical hybrid qubits for teleportation in a lossy environment



We investigate the performance of quantum teleportation under a lossy environment using two different types of optical hybrid qubits. One is the hybrid of a polarized single-photon qubit and a coherent-state qubit (type-I logical qubit), and the other is the hybrid of a qubit of the vacuum and the single-photon and a coherent-state qubit (type-II logical qubit). We show that type-II hybrid qubits are generally more robust to photon loss effects compared to type-I hybrid qubits with respect to fidelities and success probabilities of quantum teleportation.


Quantum teleportation Quantum information processing Quantum optics Optical qubit Hybrid qubit Decoherence 



This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIP) (No. 2010-0018295) and by the KIST Institutional Program (Progect No. 2E26680-16-P025).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and Astronomy, Center for Macroscopic Quantum ControlSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Quantum Universe CenterKorea Institute for Advanced StudySeoulKorea

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