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Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology

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Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology

Description: 

I will discuss recent work showing how quantum field theory problems can be embedded on quantum annealers. The general method we use is a discretization of the field theory problem into a general Ising model, with the continuous field values being encoded into Ising spin chains. To illustrate the method, and as a simple proof of principle, we have used a (hybrid) quantum annealer to recover the correct profile of various tunnelling solutions. I will discuss this as well as outlining future possibilities. These methods are applicable to many non-perturbative problems.

List of Summer Lectures on Quantum Computing

Type: 
Lecture
Category: 
Oct 2019 - Sept 2020
Date: 
24/04/2020
Timezone: 
Europe/London
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