James Hancock ( UoP ) / Maxwell Gisborne ( UoP )

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James Hancock ( UoP ) / Maxwell Gisborne ( UoP )

February 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

James Hancock

The Variational Quantum Eigensolver, and a brief overview of my previous work.

My talk is in two parts. The first part is a overview of my undergraduate work, studying Grover’s search algorithm for disordered lists and then disordered quantum walks on a line using Random Matrix Theory.

The second part is looking at the Variational Quantum Eigensolver, which is a hybrid quantum-classical algorithm that is being developed in order to find the groundstate of a particular family of Hamiltonians. I then briefly talk about how I will be using this algorithm and similar ones in order to try and solve problems that cannot be solved classically due to sign problems.

Maxwell Gisborne

Graphene Field Effect Transistors and Density Functional Theory


February 8
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
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James Edwards
Davide Vadacchino


Room 101
2-5 Kirkby Place
Plymouth, PL4 6DT United Kingdom
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