Improved gap estimates for simulating Quantum circuits by adiabatic evolution

Percy Deift, Mary Beth Ruskai, Wolfgang Spitzer

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Abstract

We use elementary variational arguments to prove, and improve on, gap estimates which arise in simulating quantum circuits by adiabatic evolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-125
Number of pages5
JournalQuantum Information Processing
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2007

Keywords

  • Adiabatic quantum computation
  • Gap estimates
  • Quantum circuit simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Signal Processing
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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