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Digital Quantum Simulation of Open Quantum Systems Using Quantum Imaginary Time Evolution

  title={Digital Quantum Simulation of Open Quantum Systems Using Quantum Imaginary Time Evolution},
  author={Hirsh Kamakari and Shi-Ning Sun and Mario Motta and Austin J Minnich},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Physical Society},
Quantum simulation on emerging quantum hardware is a topic of intense interest. While many studies focus on computing ground state properties or simulating unitary dynamics of closed systems, open quantum systems are an interesting target of study owing to their ubiquity and rich physical behavior. However, their non-unitary dynamics are also not natural to simulate on digital quantum devices. Here, we report algorithms for the digital quantum simulation of the dynamics of open quantum systems… Expand

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