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Classical simulation of quantum circuits with partial and graphical stabiliser decompositions

@inproceedings{Kissinger2022ClassicalSO,
  title={Classical simulation of quantum circuits with partial and graphical stabiliser decompositions},
  author={Aleks Kissinger and John van de Wetering and Renaud Vilmart},
  year={2022}
}
Recent developments in classical simulation of quantum circuits make use of clever decompositions of chunks of magic states into sums of efficiently simulable stabiliser states. We show here how, by considering certain non-stabiliser entangled states which have more favourable decompositions, we can speed up these simulations. This is made possible by using the ZX-calculus, which allows us to easily find instances of these entangled states in the simplified diagram representing the quantum… 

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