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Generation of Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen pairs and interconversion of static and flying electron spin qubits.

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Article number245328
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>27/12/2007
<mark>Journal</mark>Physical review B
Issue number24
Number of pages6
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


We propose a method of generating fully entangled electron spin pairs using an open static quantum dot and a moving quantum dot, realized by the propagation of a surface acoustic wave (SAW) along a quasi-one-dimensional channel in a semiconductor heterostructure. In particular, we consider a static dot (SD) loaded with two interacting electrons in a singlet state and demonstrate a mechanism which enables the moving SAW dot to capture and carry along one of the electrons, hence yielding a fully entangled static-flying pair. We also show how with the same mechanism we can load the SD with one or two electrons which are initially carried by a SAW-induced dot. The feasibility of realizing these ideas with existing semiconductor technology is demonstrated and extended to yield flying or static pairs that are fully entangled and arbitrary interconversion of static and flying electron spin qubits.