# Benchmarking an 11-qubit quantum computer

@article{Wright2019BenchmarkingA1, title={Benchmarking an 11-qubit quantum computer}, author={Kenneth Wright and Kristin M. Beck and Shantanu Debnath and Jason M. Amini and Yun Seong Nam and Nikodem Grzesiak and J.-S. Chen and Neal C. Pisenti and Mika Chmielewski and Coleman Collins and Kai M. Hudek and Jonathan Mizrahi and Jaime David Wong-Campos and Stewart Allen and Joel Apisdorf and Phil Solomon and M. J. Williams and Andrew M. Ducore and Aleksey Blinov and Sarah M. Kreikemeier and Vandiver Chaplin and Matthew J. Keesan and Christopher R. Monroe and J. Kim}, journal={Nature Communications}, year={2019}, volume={10} }

The field of quantum computing has grown from concept to demonstration devices over the past 20 years. Universal quantum computing offers efficiency in approaching problems of scientific and commercial interest, such as factoring large numbers, searching databases, simulating intractable models from quantum physics, and optimizing complex cost functions. Here, we present an 11-qubit fully-connected, programmable quantum computer in a trapped ion system composed of 13 171Yb+ ions. We demonstrate…

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