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Open many-body systems

Quantum simulation gets openly critical

The simulation of open quantum many-body systems is one of the hardest tasks in computational physics. Now, quantum computers are close to answering crucial questions for such systems in a regime that classical computers cannot reach.

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Fig. 1: Quantum contact process.

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Weimer, H. Quantum simulation gets openly critical. Nat. Phys. 19, 1753–1754 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-023-02245-7

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