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Effect of static disorder in an electron Fabry-Perot interferometer with two quantum scattering centers


In a recent paper—F. Ciccarello et al., New J. Phys. 8, 214 (2006)—we have demonstrated that the electron transmission properties of a one-dimensional (1D) wire with two identical embedded spin-1/2 impurities can be significantly affected by entanglement between the spins of the scattering centers. Such an effect is of particular interest in the control of the transmission of quantum information in nanostructures and can be used as a detection scheme of maximally entangled states of two localized spins. In this letter, we relax the constraint that the two magnetic impurities are equal and investigate how the main results presented in the above paper are affected by a static disorder in the exchange coupling constants of the impurities. Good robustness against deviation from impurity symmetry is found for both the entanglement dependent transmission and the maximally entangled states generation scheme.

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Ciccarello, F., Palma, G.M., Zarcone, M. et al. Effect of static disorder in an electron Fabry-Perot interferometer with two quantum scattering centers. Laser Phys. 17, 889–892 (2007).

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  • 03.67.Mn
  • 72.10.-d
  • 73.23.-b
  • 85.35.Ds