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“Reverse quantum annealing of the p-spin model with relaxation”, Phys. Rev. A. 101, 022331 (2020), by G. Passarelli, K. Yip, D. A. Lidar, H. Nishimori and P. Lucignano [link]

“Probing the Universality of Topological Defect Formation in a Quantum Annealer: Kibble-Zurek Mechanism and Beyond”, Phys. Rev. Research 2, 033369 (September 2020), by Y. Bando, Y. Susa, H. Oshiyama, N. Shibata, M. Ohzeki, F. J. G´omez-Ruiz, D. A. Lidar, A. del Campo, S. Suzuki, and H. Nishimori [link]

“Completely positive master equation for arbitrary driving and small level spacing”, Quantum 4, 227 (2020), by E. Mozgunov and D. A. Lidar [link]