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Performance of quantum annealing hardware
Author(s): Damian S. Steiger; Bettina Heim; Troels F. Rønnow; Matthias Troyer
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we provide an introduction to quantum annealers, which are analogue quantum computing devices, and their potential application to solve hard optimisation problems. We summarise our benchmarks performed on a "Wave Two" machine by Canadian company D-Wave Systems Inc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 2015
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9648, Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications XII; and Quantum Information Science and Technology, 964816 (22 October 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2202661
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Damian S. Steiger, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Bettina Heim, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Troels F. Rønnow, Nokia Labs, Advanced Research (United Kingdom)
Matthias Troyer, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9648:
Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications XII; and Quantum Information Science and Technology
David A. Huckridge; Reinhard Ebert; Mark T. Gruneisen; Miloslav Dusek; John G. Rarity, Editor(s)

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