Single-Shot Error Correction of Three-Dimensional Homological Product Codes

@article{Quintavalle2020SingleShotEC,
  title={Single-Shot Error Correction of Three-Dimensional Homological Product Codes},
  author={A. O. Quintavalle and M. Vasmer and Joschka Roffe and E. Campbell},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2020}
}
Single-shot error correction corrects data noise using only a single round of noisy measurements on the data qubits, removing the need for intensive measurement repetition. We introduce a general concept of confinement for quantum codes, which roughly stipulates qubit errors cannot grow without triggering more measurement syndromes. We prove confinement is sufficient for single-shot decoding of adversarial errors. Further to this, we prove that all three-dimensional homological product codes… Expand
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