Continuous dynamical decoupling and decoherence-free subspaces for qubits with tunable interaction

  • İ. Yalçınkaya
  • B. Çakmak
  • G. Karpat
  • F. F. FanchiniEmail author


Protecting quantum states from the decohering effects of the environment is of great importance for the development of quantum computation devices and quantum simulators. Here, we introduce a continuous dynamical decoupling protocol that enables us to protect the entangling gate operation between two qubits from the environmental noise. We present a simple model that involves two qubits which interact with each other with a strength that depends on their mutual distance and generates the entanglement among them, as well as in contact with an environment. The nature of the environment, that is, whether it acts as an individual or common bath to the qubits, is also controlled by the effective distance of qubits. Our results indicate that the introduced continuous dynamical decoupling scheme works well in protecting the entangling operation. Furthermore, under certain circumstances, the dynamics of the qubits naturally led them into a decoherence-free subspace which can be used complimentary to the continuous dynamical decoupling.


Open quantum systems Dynamical decoupling Quantum control Quantum gates 



İ.Y. is supported by the Project RVO 68407700 and RVO 14000 and funding from the project Centre for Advanced Applied Sciences, Registry No. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16 019/0000778, supported by the Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds and the state budget of the Czech Republic. F.F.F. has been supported by the Brazilian agencies FAPESP under Grant No. 2017/07787-7, by CNPq under Grant No. 302280/2017-0, and by INCT-IQ. G.K. is supported by the BAGEP Award of the Science Academy and the GEBIP program of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA). G.K. is also supported by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) under Grant No. 117F317.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Physics, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical EngineeringCzech Technical University in PraguePraha 1-Staré MěstoCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsKoç UniversityIstanbul, SarıyerTurkey
  3. 3.College of Engineering and Natural SciencesBahçeşehir UniversityBeşiktaş, IstanbulTurkey
  4. 4.Department of Physics, Faculty of Arts and SciencesIzmir University of EconomicsIzmirTurkey
  5. 5.Faculdade de CiênciasUNESP - Universidade Estadual PaulistaBauruBrazil

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