# Realizing repeated quantum error correction in a distance-three surface code

@article{Krinner2021RealizingRQ, title={Realizing repeated quantum error correction in a distance-three surface code}, author={Sebastian Krinner and Nathan Lacroix and Ants Remm and Agustin Di Paolo and {\'E}lie Genois and Catherine Leroux and Christoph Hellings and Stefania Lazar and François Swiadek and Johannes Herrmann and Graham J. Norris and Christian Kraglund Andersen and M. Muller and Alexandre Blais and Christopher Eichler and Andreas Wallraff}, journal={Nature}, year={2021}, volume={605}, pages={669 - 674} }

Quantum computers hold the promise of solving computational problems that are intractable using conventional methods1. For fault-tolerant operation, quantum computers must correct errors occurring owing to unavoidable decoherence and limited control accuracy2. Here we demonstrate quantum error correction using the surface code, which is known for its exceptionally high tolerance to errors3–6. Using 17 physical qubits in a superconducting circuit, we encode quantum information in a distance…

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