Lecture Notes in Physics

Quantum Quenching, Annealing and Computation

Editors: Chandra, Anjan Kumar, Das, Arnab, Chakrabarti, Bikas K. (Eds.)

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The process of realizing the ground state of some typical (frustrated) quantum many-body systems, starting from the 'disordered' or excited states, can formally be mapped onto the search of solutions for computationally hard problems. The dynamics through quantum critical points are especially crucial in the context of such computational optimization problems and have been investigated intensively in recent times.

Several successful methods are now well-established, and this volume compiles a collection of introductory reviews on such developments and related aspects. Written by well known experts, these lectures concentrate on quantum phase transitions and their dynamics as the transition or critical points are crossed. Both the quenching and annealing dynamics are extensively covered. The style has been kept as tutorial as possible in order to make this volume a suitable reference for young researchers joining this exciting and burgeoning field of research.

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Quantum Approach to Classical Thermodynamics and Optimization

    Somma, R.D. (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • Non-equilibrium Dynamics of Quantum Systems: Order Parameter Evolution, Defect Generation, and Qubit Transfer

    Mondal, S. (et al.)

    Pages 21-56

  • Defect Production Due to Quenching Through a Multicritical Point and Along a Gapless Line

    Divakaran, U. (et al.)

    Pages 57-73

  • Adiabatic Perturbation Theory: From Landau–Zener Problem to Quenching Through a Quantum Critical Point

    Grandi, C. (et al.)

    Pages 75-114

  • Quench Dynamics of Quantum and Classical Ising Chains: From the Viewpoint of the Kibble–Zurek Mechanism

    Suzuki, S.

    Pages 115-143

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quantum Quenching, Annealing and Computation
Editors
  • Anjan Kumar Chandra
  • Arnab Das
  • Bikas K. Chakrabarti
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Physics
Series Volume
802
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-11470-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-11470-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-11469-4
Series ISSN
0075-8450
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 320
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