Faithful qubit transmission in a quantum communication network with heterogeneous channels

  • Na Chen
  • Lin Xi Zhang
  • Chang Xing Pei


Quantum communication networks enable long-distance qubit transmission and distributed quantum computation. In this paper, a quantum communication network with heterogeneous quantum channels is constructed. A faithful qubit transmission scheme is presented. Detailed calculations and performance analyses show that even in a low-quality quantum channel with serious decoherence, only modest number of locally prepared target qubits are required to achieve near-deterministic qubit transmission.


Quantum communication network Partially entangled states Quantum teleportation 



This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grants No. 61701285), Scientific Research Foundation of Shandong University of Science and Technology for Recruited Talents (No. 2017RCJJ070).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Electronics, Communications and PhysicsShangdong University of Science and TechnologyQingdaoChina
  2. 2.The State Key Laboratory of Integrated Services NetworksXidian UniversityXi’anChina

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