Polynomial-time simulation of pairing models on a quantum computer.

@article{Wu2002PolynomialtimeSO,
  title={Polynomial-time simulation of pairing models on a quantum computer.},
  author={L.-A. Wu and M. Byrd and D. Lidar},
  journal={Physical Review Letters},
  year={2002},
  volume={89},
  pages={057904-057904}
}
  • L.-A. Wu, M. Byrd, D. Lidar
  • Published 2002
  • Physics
  • Physical Review Letters
  • We propose a polynomial-time algorithm for simulation of the class of pairing Hamiltonians, e.g., the BCS Hamiltonian, on an NMR quantum computer. The algorithm adiabatically finds the low-lying spectrum in the vicinity of the gap between the ground and the first excited states and provides a test of the applicability of the BCS Hamiltonian to mesoscopic superconducting systems, such as ultrasmall metallic grains. 
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