# Variational Hamiltonian Diagonalization for Dynamical Quantum Simulation

@article{Commeau2020VariationalHD, title={Variational Hamiltonian Diagonalization for Dynamical Quantum Simulation}, author={Benjamin Commeau and Mar{\'i}a Cerezo and Zoe Holmes and Lukasz Cincio and Patrick J. Coles and Andrew T. Sornborger}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2020} }

Dynamical quantum simulation may be one of the first applications to see quantum advantage. However, the circuit depth of standard Trotterization methods can rapidly exceed the coherence time of noisy quantum computers. This has led to recent proposals for variational approaches to dynamical simulation. In this work, we aim to make variational dynamical simulation even more practical and near-term. We propose a new algorithm called Variational Hamiltonian Diagonalization (VHD), which… Expand

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