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Interacting anyons in topological quantum liquids: the golden chain.
TLDR
Numerical simulations of a chain of Fibonacci anyons show that the model is critical with a dynamical critical exponent z=1, and described by a two-dimensional (2D) conformal field theory with central charge c=7/10.
Topological Quantum Computation
The theory of quantum computation can be constructed from the abstract study of anyonic systems. In mathematical terms, these are unitary topological modular functors. They underlie the Jones poly-
A Modular Functor Which is Universal¶for Quantum Computation
Abstract:We show that the topological modular functor from Witten–Chern–Simons theory is universal for quantum computation in the sense that a quantum circuit computation can be efficiently
On Classification of Modular Tensor Categories
We classify all unitary modular tensor categories (UMTCs) of rank ≤ 4. There are a total of 35 UMTCs of rank ≤ 4 up to ribbon tensor equivalence. Since the distinction between the modular S-matrix S
Simulation of Topological Field Theories¶by Quantum Computers
Abstract: Quantum computers will work by evolving a high tensor power of a small (e.g. two) dimensional Hilbert space by local gates, which can be implemented by applying a local Hamiltonian H for a
Symmetry fractionalization, defects, and gauging of topological phases
We examine the interplay of symmetry and topological order in $2+1$ dimensional topological phases of matter. We present a definition of the topological symmetry group, which characterizes the
The Two-Eigenvalue Problem and Density¶of Jones Representation of Braid Groups
Introduction 1. The two-eigenvalue problem 2. Hecke algebra representations of braid groups 3. Duality of Jones-Wenzl representations 4. Closed images of Jones-Wenzl sectors 5. Distribution of
Fracton Models on General Three-Dimensional Manifolds
Fracton models, a collection of exotic gapped lattice Hamiltonians recently discovered in three spatial dimensions, contain some 'topological' features: they support fractional bulk excitations
(3+1)-TQFTs and topological insulators
Levin-Wen models are microscopic spin models for topological phases of matter in (2+1)-dimension. We introduce a generalization of such models to (3 + 1)-dimension based on unitary braided fusion
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