Quantum Chemistry on a Quantum Computer: First Steps and Prospects

B. P. Lanyon, J. D. Whitfield, G. G. Gillett, M. E. Goggin, M. P. Almeida, I. Kassal, J. D. Biamonte, M. Mohseni, B. J. Powell, M. Barbieri, A. Aspuru-Guzik, Andrew G. White

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

Abstract

We use a photonic quantum computer to simulate the hydrogen molecule. This is the first experimental demonstration of efficient quantum chemistry, which promises to be a powerful new tool in biology, chemistry, and materials science.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 11 Oct 200915 Oct 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period11/10/0915/10/09

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Quantum Chemistry on a Quantum Computer: First Steps and Prospects'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this