Theoretical methods to design and test quantum simulators for the compact Abelian Higgs model

  title={Theoretical methods to design and test quantum simulators for the compact Abelian Higgs model},
  author={Yannick L Meurice},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • Y. Meurice
  • Published 23 July 2021
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
The lattice compact Abelian Higgs model is a non-perturbative regularized formulation of lowenergy scalar quantum electrodynamics. In 1+1 dimensions, this model can be quantum simulated using a ladder-shaped optical lattice with Rydberg-dressed atoms [1]. In this setup, one spatial dimension is used to carry the angular momentum of the quantum rotors. One can use truncations corresponding to spin-2 and spin-1 to build local Hilbert spaces associated with the links of the lattice. We argue that… Expand
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