By Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Kouichi Semba
This ebook provides the examine and development-related result of the “FIRST” Quantum info Processing venture, which was once carried out from 2010 to 2014 with the help of the Council for technological know-how, know-how and Innovation of the cupboard workplace of the govt. of Japan. The undertaking supported 33 learn teams and explored 5 parts: quantum conversation, quantum metrology and sensing, coherent computing, quantum simulation, and quantum computing. The booklet is split into seven major sections. elements I via V, which encompass twenty chapters, concentrate on the approach and architectural features of quantum details applied sciences, whereas components VI and VII, which include 8 chapters, speak about the superconducting quantum circuit, semiconductor spin and molecular spin technologies.
Readers should be brought to new quantum computing schemes reminiscent of quantum annealing machines and coherent Ising machines, that have now arisen as choices to plain quantum pcs and are designed to effectively handle NP-hard/NP-complete combinatorial optimization difficulties, that are ubiquitous and correct in our glossy existence. The publication bargains a balanced mixture of theory-based and experimentation-based chapters written via major researchers. huge info is supplied on Quantum simulation, which makes a speciality of the implementation of varied many-body Hamiltonians in a well-controlled actual approach, Quantum key distribution, Quantum repeaters and quantum teleportation, that are imperative applied sciences for development quantum networks with quite a few complicated functions and require way more subtle experimental suggestions to implement.