Journal article

Surface codes: Towards practical large-scale quantum computation

Austin G Fowler, Matteo Mariantoni, John M Martinis, Andrew N Cleland

Physical Review A | AMER PHYSICAL SOC | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by IARPA under ARO award


Awarded by ARO award


Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology


Awarded by US Army Research Office


Awarded by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) via Department of Interior National Business Center contract


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank John Preskill for providing us with a brief history of surface code theory development, and James Wenner for assistance with numerical simulations. We also thank Frank K. Wilhelm, Michael R. Geller, Daniel Sank and James Wenner for their useful comments. M.M. acknowledges support from an Elings Postdoctoral Fellowship. Support for this work was provided by IARPA under ARO award W911NF-08-1-0336 and under ARO award W911NF-09-1-0375. A.G.F. acknowledges support from the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (project number CE110001027), with support from the US National Security Agency and the US Army Research Office under contract number W911NF-08-1-0527, and by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) via Department of Interior National Business Center contract number D11PC20166. This article is a contribution of the US Government, not subject to US copyright.