# Quantum-Field-Theoretic Simulation Platform for Observing the Fate of the False Vacuum

@inproceedings{Abel2021QuantumFieldTheoreticSP, title={Quantum-Field-Theoretic Simulation Platform for Observing the Fate of the False Vacuum}, author={Steven A. Abel and Michael Spannowsky}, year={2021} }

A framework for simulating nonperturbative effects of field theory using a quantum annealer is presented and implemented.

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