Simple realization of the Fredkin gate using a series of two-body operators

H. F. Chau, F. Wilczek

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Abstract

The Fredkin three-bit gate is universal for computational logic, and is reversible. Classically, it is impossible to do universal computation using reversible two-bit gates only. Here we construct the Fredkin gate using a combination of six two-body reversible (quantum) operators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)748-750
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume75
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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