Experimental realization of quantum teleportation using coined quantum walks

  • Yagnik Chatterjee
  • Vipin Devrari
  • Bikash K. BeheraEmail author
  • Prasanta K. Panigrahi


The goal of teleportation is to transfer the state of one particle to another particle. In coined quantum walks, conditional shift operators can introduce entanglement between position space and coin space. This entanglement resource can be used as a quantum channel for teleportation, as proposed by Wang et al. (Quantum Inf Process 16:221, 2017). Here, we demonstrate the implementation of quantum teleportation using quantum walks on a five-qubit quantum computer and a 32-qubit simulator provided by IBM quantum experience beta platform. We show the teleportation of single-qubit, two-qubit and three-qubit quantum states with circuit implementation on the quantum devices. The teleportation of Bell, W and GHZ states has also been demonstrated as special cases of the above states.


IBM quantum experience Quantum teleportation Quantum walk Quantum state tomography 



YC and VD acknowledge the hospitality provided by IISER Kolkata. BKB is financially supported by DST Inspire Fellowship. We thank Wang, Shang and Xue for their original contribution to the concept of using quantum walks for teleportation. We are extremely grateful to IBM and IBM QE project. The discussions and opinions developed in this paper are only those of the authors and do not reflect the opinions of IBM or IBM QE team.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyNational Institute of Technology RourkelaRourkelaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Physical SciencesIndian Institute of Science Education and Research KolkataMohanpurIndia
  3. 3.Bikash’s Quantum (OPC) Private LimitedMohanpur, NadiaIndia

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