PIRSA:16100048

Fault-tolerant quantum computation in the 21st century

APA

Gottesman, D. (2016). Fault-tolerant quantum computation in the 21st century. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/16100048

MLA

Gottesman, Daniel. Fault-tolerant quantum computation in the 21st century. Perimeter Institute, Oct. 12, 2016, https://pirsa.org/16100048

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_16100048,
            doi = {10.48660/16100048},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/16100048},
            author = {Gottesman, Daniel},
            keywords = {Other},
            language = {en},
            title = {Fault-tolerant quantum computation in the 21st century},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2016},
            month = {oct},
            note = {PIRSA:16100048 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Daniel Gottesman Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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Abstract

Experimentalists are getting better and better at building qubits, but no matter how hard they try, their qubits will never be perfect.  In order to build a large quantum computer, we will almost certainly need to encode the qubits using quantum error-correcting codes and encode the quantum circuits using fault-tolerant protocols.  This will eventually allow reliable quantum computation even when the individual components are imperfect.  I will review the current state of the art of quantum fault tolerance and discuss progress towards answering the most important questions that will enable large fault-tolerant quantum computers.