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Mitigating Errors in Local Fermionic Encodings

@article{Bausch2020MitigatingEI,
  title={Mitigating Errors in Local Fermionic Encodings},
  author={Johannes Bausch and T. Cubitt and Charles Derby and Joel Klassen},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2020}
}
Quantum simulations of fermionic many-body systems crucially rely on mappings from indistinguishable fermions to distinguishable qubits. The non-local structure of fermionic Fock space necessitates encodings that either map local fermionic operators to non-local qubit operators, or encode the fermionic representation in a long-range entangled code space. In this latter case, there is an unavoidable trade-off between two desirable properties of the encoding: low weight representations of local… Expand
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