Quantum Information Processing

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 585–590 | Cite as

Quantum computing via the Bethe ansatz

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Abstract

We recognize quantum circuit model of computation as factorisable scattering model and propose that a quantum computer is associated with a quantum many-body system solved by the Bethe ansatz. As an typical example to support our perspectives on quantum computation, we study quantum computing in one-dimensional nonrelativistic system with delta-function interaction, where the two-body scattering matrix satisfies the factorisation equation (the quantum Yang–Baxter equation) and acts as a parametric two-body quantum gate. We conclude by comparing quantum computing via the factorisable scattering with topological quantum computing.

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Quantum computing The Bethe ansatz The Yang–Baxter equation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zhuopu Zhonghu Computing CompanyWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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