Automatically Translating Quantum Programs from a Subset of Common Gates to an Adiabatic Representation

  title={Automatically Translating Quantum Programs from a Subset of Common Gates to an Adiabatic Representation},
  author={Malcolm Regan and Brody Eastwood and Mahita Nagabhiru and Frank Mueller},
  booktitle={International Workshop on Reversible Computation},
Adiabatic computing with two degrees of freedom of 2-local Hamiltonians has been theoretically shown to be equivalent to the gate model of universal quantum computing. But today’s quantum annealers, namely D-Wave’s 2000Q platform, only provide a 2-local Ising Hamiltonian abstraction with a single degree of freedom. This raises the question what subset of gate programs can be expressed as quadratic unconstrained binary problems (QUBOs) on the D-Wave. The problem is of interest because gate-based… 



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