Experimental realization of self-guided quantum process tomography

  title={Experimental realization of self-guided quantum process tomography},
  author={Zhibo Hou and Jun-Feng Tang and Christopher Ferrie and Guoyong Xiang and Chuan-Feng Li and Guangcan Guo},
  journal={Physical Review A},
Characterization of quantum processes is a preliminary step necessary in the development of quantum technology. The conventional method uses standard quantum process tomography, which requires $d^2$ input states and $d^4$ quantum measurements for a $d$-dimensional Hilbert space. These experimental requirements are compounded by the complexity of processing the collected data, which can take several orders of magnitude longer than the experiment itself. In this paper we propose an alternative… 

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