We illustrate a reverse Von Neumann measurement scheme in which a geometric phase induced on a quantum harmonic oscillator is measured using a microscopic qubit as a probe. We show how such a phase, generated by a cyclic evolution in the phase space of the harmonic oscillator, can be kicked back on the qubit, which plays the role of a quantum interferometer. We also extend our study to finite-temperature dissipative Markovian dynamics and discuss potential implementations in micro-and nanomechanical devices coupled to an effective two-level system.
|Numero di pagine||5|
|Rivista||PHYSICAL REVIEW A|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2012|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics