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Forbidden by symmetry

The physics of large systems is often understood as the outcome of the local operations among its components. Now, it is shown that this picture may be incomplete in quantum systems whose interactions are constrained by symmetries.

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Fig. 1: Decomposition of global quantum operations into local quantum gates.


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Alhambra, Á.M. Forbidden by symmetry. Nat. Phys. 18, 235–236 (2022).

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