Approximate Quantum Adders with Genetic Algorithms: An IBM Quantum Experience

@article{Li2017ApproximateQA,
  title={Approximate Quantum Adders with Genetic Algorithms: An IBM Quantum Experience},
  author={Rui Li and Unai Alvarez-Rodriguez and Lucas Lamata and Enrique Solano},
  journal={Quantum Measurements and Quantum Metrology},
  year={2017},
  volume={4},
  pages={1 - 7}
}
Abstract It has been proven that quantum adders are forbidden by the laws of quantum mechanics. We analyze theoretical proposals for the implementation of approximate quantum adders and optimize them by means of genetic algorithms, improving previous protocols in terms of efficiency and fidelity. Furthermore, we experimentally realize a suitable approximate quantum adder with the cloud quantum computing facilities provided by IBM Quantum Experience. The development of approximate quantum adders… 

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