Journal of Electronic Materials

, Volume 29, Issue 5, pp 549–553 | Cite as

Issues of practical realization of a quantum dot register for quantum computing

  • Alexander Balandin
  • Gaolong Jin
  • Kang L. Wang
Special Issue Paper


We present a quantum dot structure fabricated by the lithographic positioning, which can be used as a prototype of the quantum dot register for quantum computing. Using simple model calculations we show that parameters of our quantum dot structure are very close to the ones required for two possible embodiments of a quantum computer. Results of numerical simulation of the quantum dot register, as well as discussion of materials and technological issues of fabrication of quantum logic gates are also presented.

Key words

Quantum dots quantum computing quantum dot register 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Balandin
    • 1
  • Gaolong Jin
    • 2
  • Kang L. Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of California at RiversideRiverside
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of California at Los Angeles, Device Research LaboratoryLos Angeles

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