Quantum computers based on ion traps use individual ions as qubits, precisely controlling their quantum states by trapping them in a variable electromagnetic field.
These computers use precisely directed laser pulses to manipulate and change the quantum information encoded in ions. To achieve precision, it's essential to focus the laser beam on a specific ion or group of ions.
Additionally, ion trap systems also offer a dense network of connections between individual qubits. Each ion in the trap can be connected to other ions, enabling efficient information exchange and the execution of complex quantum operations.
This dense network of connections provides greater flexibility and potential for conducting advanced quantum computations.
As a result, ion trap systems are capable of generating large entangled states and utilizing complex quantum algorithms to solve intricate problems. This is one of the main strengths of this technology and makes ion traps an attractive choice for the development of quantum computing systems.