# Benchmarking protocols for analog quantum simulators

@article{Shaffer2020BenchmarkingPF, title={Benchmarking protocols for analog quantum simulators}, author={Ryan E Shaffer and Eli Megidish and Joseph S. Broz and Wei-Ting Chen and Hartmut Haffner}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2020} }

Analog quantum simulation is expected to be a significant application of near-term quantum devices. Verification of these devices without comparison to known simulation results will be an important task as the system size grows beyond the regime that can be simulated classically. We introduce a set of experimentally-motivated benchmarking protocols for analog quantum simulators, discussing their sensitivity to a variety of error sources and their scalability to larger system sizes. We…

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