An overview on Adiabatic Quantum Computing

Joint seminar Department of Mathematics – CNR BEC

February 16, 2018
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Venue: Department of Mathematics, via Sommarive, 14 - Povo (TN) - Seminar Room "-1"
At: 2 pm


  • Davide Pastorello (University of Trento)


AQC originates as an application of quantum adiabatic theorem to solve optimization problems. Indeed it turns out to be polynomially equivalent to quantum circuit model then it is universal for quantum computation. I would like to give an informal introduction to AQC and discuss an example to solve a 3-SAT problem.

This seminar belongs to “Quantum Information, Geometry and Algebra Workgroup” (


Contact persons: Alessandra Bernardi (Department of Mathematics) and Iacopo Carusotto (BEC)