Correcting coherent errors with surface codes

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Sergey Bravyi; Matthias Englbrecht; Robert König; Nolan Peard; (2018)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: npj Quantum Information (issn: 2056-6387)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/s41534-018-0106-y
  • Subject: Physics | Electronic computers. Computer science | QC1-999 | QA75.5-76.95 | Quantum Physics

We study how well topological quantum codes can tolerate coherent noise caused by systematic unitary errors such as unwanted $Z$-rotations. Our main result is an efficient algorithm for simulating quantum error correction protocols based on the 2D surface code in the pr... View more
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