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August 2019
Featured arXiv papers - July 15th - August 14th, 2019
The noisy-intermediate-scale-quantum (NISQ) Computing newsletter is a curated ArXiv Digest published once a month by the USRA Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science. We feature exclusively experiments and algorithms that advance the field of applied quantum computing in existing hardware. The team of editors collaborates with the NASA Ames Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (QuAIL) to produce the content.

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NISQ Experiments
Experiment: Superconducting
Authors: Kunal Kathuria, Aakrosh Ratan, Michael McConnell, Stefan Bekiranov
Published: July 22nd, 2019
Authors: Mahabubul Alam, Abdullah Ash-Saki, Swaroop Ghosh
Published: July 24th, 2019
Authors: Tan Li, Xiang-Qun Fu, Yang Wang, Shuo Zhang, Xiang Wang, Yu-Tao Du, Wan-Su Bao
Published: August 2nd, 2019
Authors: Anton Robert, Panagiotis Kl. Barkoutsos, Stefan Woerner, Ivano Tavernelli
Published: August 7th, 2019
Authors: Christopher S. Wang, Jacob C. Curtis, Brian J. Lester, Yaxing Zhang, Yvonne Y. Gao, Jessica Freeze, Victor S. Batista, Patrick H. Vaccaro, Isaac L. Chuang, Luigi Frunzio, Liang Jiang, S. M. Girvin, Robert J. Schoelkopf
Published: August 13th, 2019
Experiment: Analog/Quantum Annealing
Authors: Jason P. Terry, Prosper D. Akrobotu, Christian F. A. Negre, Susan M. Mniszewski
Published: August 5th, 2019
Authors: Elijah Pelofske, Georg Hahn, Hristo Djidjev
Published: August 8th, 2019
Authors: Dyon van Vreumingen, Florian Neukart, David Von Dollen, Carsten Othmer, Michael Hartmann, Arne-Christian Voigt, Thomas Bäck
Published: August 13th, 2019
Authors: Alexander Zlokapa, Alex Mott, Joshua Job, Jean-Roch Vlimant, Daniel Lidar, Maria Spiropulu
Published: August 14th, 2019
Authors: Alexander Zlokapa, Abhishek Anand, Jean-Roch Vlimant, Javier M. Duarte, Joshua Job, Daniel Lidar, Maria Spiropulu
Published: August 14th, 2019
Experiment: Photonic
Authors: Fulvio Flamini, Arne Hamann, Sofiène Jerbi, Lea M. Trenkwalder, Hendrik Poulsen Nautrup, Hans J. Briegel
Published: July 18th, 2019
NISQ Algorithms
Algorithm: Machine Learning
Authors: Max Wilson, Sam Stromswold, Filip Wudarski, Stuart Hadfield, Norm M. Tubman, Eleanor Rieffel
Published: August 10th, 2019
Authors: Lasse Bjørn Kristensen, Matthias Degroote, Peter Wittek, Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Nikolaj T. Zinner
Published: July 16th, 2019
Authors: Logan G. Wright, Peter L. McMahon
Published: August 6th, 2019
Authors: William J. Huggins, Jarrod McClean, Nicholas Rubin, Zhang Jiang, Nathan Wiebe, K. Birgitta Whaley, Ryan Babbush
Published: August 24th, 2019
Algorithm: Optimization
Authors: Adam Pearson, Anurag Mishra, Itay Hen, Daniel Lidar
Published: July 31st, 2019
Authors: Pierre Dupuy de la Grand'rive, Jean-Francois Hullo
Published: August 7th,, 2019
Algorithm: Simulation
Authors: Y. Herasymenko, T.E. O'Brien
Published: July 19th, 2019
Authors: Artur F. Izmaylov, Tzu-Ching Yen, Robert A. Lang, Vladyslav Verteletskyi
Published: July 23rd, 2019
Authors: Pranav Gokhale, Olivia Angiuli, Yongshan Ding, Kaiwen Gui, Teague Tomesh, Martin Suchara, Margaret Martonosi, Frederic T. Chong
Published: August 1st, 2019
Authors: Hong-Yi Su, Ying Li
Published: August 13th, 2019
Authors: Xavier Bonet-Monroig, Ryan Babbush, Thomas E O'Brien
Published: August 16th, 2019
Algorithm: Benchmarking, Software Tools, Compilation
Authors: Fang Zhang, Cupjin Huang, Michael Newman, Junjie Cai, Huanjun Yu, Zhengxiong Tian, Bo Yuan, Haihong Xu, Junyin Wu, Xun Gao, Jianxin Chen, Mario Szegedy, Yaoyun Shi
Published: July 26th, 2019
Authors: Lingling Lao, Daniel M. Manzano, Hans van Someren, Imran Ashraf, Carmen G. Almudever
Published: August 13th, 2019
Authors: Kunal Sharma, Sumeet Khatri, M. Cerezo, Patrick J. Coles
Published: August 14th, 2019
Authors: Himanshu Chaudhary, Biplab Mahato, Lakshya Priyadarshi, Naman Roshan, Utkarsh, Apoorva D. Patel
Published: August 15th, 2019
Algorithm: Other
Authors: Michael Lubasch, Jaewoo Joo, Pierre Moinier, Martin Kiffner, Dieter Jaksch
Published: July 23rd, 2019
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Disclaimer: the papers showcased in the newsletter have typically not been peer-reviewed. Their appearance in the newsletter is purely indicative of the first impressions of the editors and does not constitute an endorsement. To contact the editors write to dventurelli@usra.edu.
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