# Mapping the optimal route between two quantum states

@article{Weber2014MappingTO, title={Mapping the optimal route between two quantum states}, author={S. J. Weber and Areeya Chantasri and Justin Dressel and Andrew N. Jordan and Kater W. Murch and Irfan Siddiqi}, journal={Nature}, year={2014}, volume={511}, pages={570-573} }

A central feature of quantum mechanics is that a measurement result is intrinsically probabilistic. Consequently, continuously monitoring a quantum system will randomly perturb its natural unitary evolution. The ability to control a quantum system in the presence of these fluctuations is of increasing importance in quantum information processing and finds application in fields ranging from nuclear magnetic resonance to chemical synthesis. A detailed understanding of this stochastic evolution is…

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