Quantum phase transitions

“Coherent quantum annealing in a programmable 2,000 qubit Ising chain”, Nat. Phys. (2022), by A. D. King, S. Suzuki, J. Raymond, A. Zucca, T. Lanting, F. Altomare, A. J. Berkley, S. Ejtemaee, E. Hoskinson, S. Huang, E. Ladizinsky, A. J. R. MacDonald, G. Marsden, T. Oh, G. Poulin-Lamarre, M. Reis, C. Rich, Y. Sato, J. D. Whittaker, J. Yao, R. Harris, D. A. Lidar, H. Nishimori, M. H. Amin [link]

“Breakdown of the weak coupling limit in quantum annealing”, Phys. Rev. Applied 17, 054033 (2022), by Y. Bando, Ka-Wa Yip, H. Chen, D. A. Lidar, H. Nishimori [link]

“Phase transitions in the frustrated Ising ladder with stoquastic and non-stoquastic catalysts”, Phys. Rev. Research 3 (2021), by K. Takada, S. Sota, S. Yunoki, B. Pokharel, H. Nishimori, D. A. Lidar [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]

“Nested Quantum Annealing Correction at Finite Temperature: p-spin models”, Phys. Rev. A 99, 062307 (2019), by S. Matsuura, H. Nishimori, W. Vinci, D. A. Lidar [link]

“Reverse annealing for the fully connected p-spin model”, Phys. Rev. A 98, 022314 (2018), by M. Ohkuwa, H. Nishimori and D. A. Lidar [link]

“Quantum annealing correction at finite temperature: ferromagnetic p-spin models”, Phys. Rev. A 95, 022308 (2017), by S. Matsuura, H. Nishimori, W. Vinci, T. Albash, and D. A. Lidar [link]

“Intrinsic Geometry of Quantum Adiabatic Evolution and Quantum Phase Transitions”, Phys. Rev. A 82, 012321 (2010), by A.T. Rezakhani, D.F. Abasto, D.A. Lidar, and P. Zanardi. [link]

“Bang-Bang Control of a Qubit Coupled to a Quantum Critical Spin Bath”, Phys. Rev. A 77, 052112 (2008), by D. Rossini, P. Facchi, R. Fazio, G. Florio, D.A. Lidar, S. Pascazio, F. Plastina, and P. Zanardi [link]

“Entanglement, Fidelity, and Topological Entropy in a Quantum Phase Transition to Topological Order”, Phys. Rev. B 77, 155111 (2008), by A. Hamma, W. Zhang, S. Haas, and D.A. Lidar [link]

“Adiabatic Preparation of Topological Order”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 030502 (2008), by A. Hamma and D.A. Lidar [link]

“Linking Entanglement and Quantum Phase Transitions via Density-Functional Theory”, Phys. Rev. A 74, 052335 (2006), by L.A. Wu, M.S. Sarandy, D.A. Lidar, and L.J. Sham [link]

“Entanglement Observables and Witnesses for Interacting Quantum Spin Systems”, Phys. Rev. A 72, 032309 (2005), by L.A. Wu, S. Bandyopadhyay, M.S. Sarandy, and D.A. Lidar [pdf]

“Quantum Phase Transitions and Bipartite Entanglement”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 250404 (2004), by L.-A. Wu, M.S. Sarandy, and D. Lidar [pdf]