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Shortcuts to non-Abelian braiding

Karzig, Torsten and Pientka, Falko and Refael, Gil and von Oppen, Felix (2015) Shortcuts to non-Abelian braiding. Physical Review B, 91 (20). Art. No. 201102. ISSN 1098-0121. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.91.201102.

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Topological quantum information processing relies on adiabatic braiding of non-Abelian quasiparticles. Performing the braiding operations in finite time introduces transitions out of the ground-state manifold and deviations from the non-Abelian Berry phase. We show that these errors can be eliminated by suitably designed counterdiabatic correction terms in the Hamiltonian. We implement the resulting shortcuts to adiabaticity for simple protocols of non-Abelian braiding and show that the error suppression can be substantial even for approximate realizations of the counterdiabatic terms.

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Alternate Title:Shortcuts to nonabelian braiding
Additional Information:© 2015 American Physical Society. Received 28 January 2015; revised manuscript received 17 April 2015; published 12 May 2015. We acknowledge useful discussions with Piet Brouwer and Aris Alexandradinata. This work was funded by the Packard Foundation and the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, an NSF Physics Frontiers Center with support of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation through Grant No. GBMF1250. We are also grateful for financial support by the Virtual Institute “New states of matter and their excitations” as well as DFG Schwerpunkte 1666 “Topological insulator” and 1459 “Graphene.”
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