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An introduction to the surface code

by Andrew N Cleland

This Submission thread is now published as SciPost Phys. Lect. Notes 49 (2022)

Submission summary

As Contributors: Andrew Cleland
Preprint link: scipost_202202_00013v2
Date accepted: 2022-04-04
Date submitted: 2022-03-22 17:21
Submitted by: Cleland, Andrew
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Lecture Notes
Academic field: Physics
Specialties:
  • Quantum Physics
Approaches: Theoretical, Experimental

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to the surface code, discussing details about how physical qubits are connected and operated to create logical qubits, how errors are handled, and what performance metrics are needed to generate logical qubits with performance that exceeds their underlying physical qubit performance.

Published as SciPost Phys. Lect. Notes 49 (2022)



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Published as SciPost Phys. Lect. Notes 49 (2022)

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