Error mitigation and quantum assisted simulation in the error corrected regime
Luogo: videoconferenza tramite Zoom (il link di accesso può essere richiesto a info.qtn [at] unitn.it)
- Matteo Lostaglio, TU Delft
Due to the fragility of quantum information, quantum error correction is a prerequisite of large-scale quantum computing. A standard paradigm is that of state injection, where a set of fault-tolerant core operations are promoted to universal quantum computation by injecting so-called magic states. The latter require complex distillation schemes, so they come at a limited rate and are noisy. After an introduction, I will discuss error mitigation in this setting and present a quantity, the Quantum-assisted Robustness of Magic (QRoM), which measures the distance between ideal and available magic states. We show how the QRoM quantifies the sampling overhead of (quasiprobability based) error mitigation algorithms as a function of the noise parameter, interpolating between classical simulation and ideal QC. Furthermore, classical simulation and error mitigation can be seen as special instances of quantum-assisted simulation. In this task, fewer, noisier quantum resources boost simulations of a larger, ideal quantum computation with an overhead quantified by the QRoM.