# Numeric Optimization for Configurable, Parallel, Error‐Robust Entangling Gates in Large Ion Registers

@article{Bentley2020NumericOF, title={Numeric Optimization for Configurable, Parallel, Error‐Robust Entangling Gates in Large Ion Registers}, author={Christopher D. B. Bentley and Harrison Ball and Michael J. Biercuk and Andr'e R. R. Carvalho and Michael R. Hush and Harry J. Slatyer}, journal={Advanced Quantum Technologies}, year={2020}, volume={3} }

A class of entangling gates for trapped atomic ions is studied and the use of numeric optimization techniques to create a wide range of fast, error‐robust gate constructions is demonstrated. A numeric optimization framework is introduced targeting maximally‐ and partially‐entangling operations on ion pairs, multi‐ion registers, multi‐ion subsets of large registers, and parallel operations within a single register. Ions are assumed to be individually addressed, permitting optimization over…

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