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Quantum Computing

Creating a new generation of computing devices

Quantum computing is a field of research that applies the principles of quantum physics and new directions in materials science to building a new type of computers that use quantum effects in computation. Beyond creating quantum computers, the field also includes studies of algorithms that such computers can execute.

We are exploring theoretical and experimental approaches to creating quantum computers. We employ researchers, theorists, and experimentalists from mathematics, physics, and computer science, in partnership with academic and research institutions around the globe. Our mission is to advance our understanding of both quantum computing and its applications and implementation: Our team also is dedicated to developing real-world quantum algorithms, understanding their implications, and designing comprehensive software architecture for programming such algorithms on a scalable, fault-tolerant, quantum computer.


Dave Wecker, Matthew B. Hastings, and Matthias Troyer, Towards Practical Quantum Variational Algorithms, in Not submitted yet, 31 July 2015.

Dave Wecker, Matthew B. Hastings, Nathan Wiebe, Bryan K. Clark, Chetan Nayak, and Matthias Troyer, Solving strongly correlated electron models on a quantum computer, in Not submitted yet, 18 June 2015.

Alex Parent, Martin Roetteler, and Krysta M. Svore, Reversible Circuit Compilation with Space Constraints, June 2015.

Nathan Wiebe, Ashish Kapoor, Christopher Granade, and Krysta M. Svore, Quantum Inspired Training for Boltzmann Machines , June 2015.

M. Grassl and M. Rötteler, Quantum MDS codes over small fields, in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT'15), Hong Kong, IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, June 2015.

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