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Keep your feet on the ground

Some complex problems in physics can be recast as finding the ground state of an interacting quantum system. Not getting excited along the way can be the challenging part. See Letter p.194

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Figure 1: Finding the ground state for a single-qubit system by quantum annealing1.


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