Universal Digital Quantum Simulation with Trapped Ions

@article{Lanyon2011UniversalDQ,
  title={Universal Digital Quantum Simulation with Trapped Ions},
  author={Ben P. Lanyon and C. Hempel and Daniel Nigg and M. M{\"u}ller and Rene Gerritsma and F. Z{\"a}hringer and Philipp Schindler and Julio T. Barreiro and Markus Rambach and Gerhard Kirchmair and Markus Hennrich and Peter Zoller and Rainer Blatt and Christian F. Roos},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={334},
  pages={57 - 61}
}
A series of trapped calcium ions was used to simulate the complex dynamics of an interacting spin system. A digital quantum simulator is an envisioned quantum device that can be programmed to efficiently simulate any other local system. We demonstrate and investigate the digital approach to quantum simulation in a system of trapped ions. With sequences of up to 100 gates and 6 qubits, the full time dynamics of a range of spin systems are digitally simulated. Interactions beyond those naturally… 
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