Design Your Own Quantum Simulator with R

Design Your Own Quantum Simulator with R

The main idea of the project is to use the R ecosystem to write computer codes for designing a quantum simulator, for simulating different quantum algorithms. I will start with giving a brief introduction to linear algebra for starting with quantum computation, and how to write your own R codes from scratch to implement them. Then I will take a dive into implementing simple quantum circuits starting with initializing qubits and terminating with a measurement. I will also implement simple quantum algorithms concluding with giving a brief intro to quantum game theory and the QGameTheory package available in CRAN, that has been developed to simulate these quantum game theoretic models.

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Indranil Ghosh

June 19, 2020
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  1. Design Your Own Quantum Simulator with R Indranil Ghosh Jadavpur

    University indranilg49@gmail.com 19/06/2020 Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 1 / 1
  2. Quantum Computation Qubits and qutrits are the basic units of

    quantum computation. A qubit is a two label system and a qutrit is a three label system. A quantum environment is developed at first in the R ecosystem: Qu <− new.env(parent=emptyenv()) 1 Qubits: |0 = 1 0 and |1 = 0 1 represented by: Qu$Q0 <− matrix(c(1, 0), ncol=1, byrow=TRUE) Qu$Q1 <− matrix(c(0, 1), ncol=1, byrow=TRUE) 2 Qutrits:|0 =   1 0 0   , |1 =   0 1 0   and |2 =   0 0 1   represented similarly by Qu$Qt0, Qu$Qt1, Qu$Qt2 3 To generate a new quantum system, for example |110 = |1 ⊗ |1 ⊗ |0 , we write: Qu$Q110 = kronecker(Qu$Q1, kronecker(Qu$Q1, Qu$Q0)) Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 2 / 1
  3. Quantum Logic Gates 1 Pauli-X gate/ qubit flipping operator: σx

    = 0 1 1 0 , represented in R by: Qu$sigmaX <− matrix(c(0, 1, 1, 0), ncol=2, byrow=TRUE) We know, |1 = σx |0 , and can be verified Qu$sigmaX %∗% Qu$Q0 == Qu$Q1 2 Hadamard gate: H = 1 √ 2 1 1 1 −1 , represented in R by: Qu$H <− matrix(c(1, 1, 1, −1), ncol=2, byrow=TRUE)/sqrt(2) 3 Other 2X2 matrices representing 2-system logic gates and Gell Mann matrices representing 3-system logic gates can be generated in the similar fashion. Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 3 / 1
  4. A simple quantum Algorithm A simple quantum Algorithm represented by

    the circuit model starts by initializing a quantum state and then performing unitary gate operations on the circuit before the final measurement. A simple circuit: Figure: Circuit (Generated with IBM Q Experience) The simulation code in R: Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 4 / 1
  5. A simple quantum Algorithm Psi <− kronecker(Qu$Q0, Qu$Q0) HH <−

    kronecker(Qu$H, Qu$H) Qu$I <− matrix(c(1, 0, 0, 1), ncol=2, byrow=TRUE) XI <− kronecker(Qu$sigmaX, Qu$I) Psi1 <− HH %∗% Psi Psif <− XI %∗% Psi1 values <− c() for (i in 1:length(Psif)){ values <− c(values, abs(Psif[i])∗∗2) } p <− t(as.data.frame(values)) colnames(p) <− c(”|00>”, ”|01>”, ”|10>”, ”|11>”) barplot(t(as.matrix(p)), beside=TRUE, legend.text = colnames(p), xlab=’Qubits’, ylab=’Probabilities’, ylim=0:1, main=’Probability Distribution’) Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 5 / 1
  6. A simple quantum Algorithm The porbability distribution plot after measurement:

    Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 6 / 1
  7. Quantum Game Theory My recent work has been developing an

    R package, QGameTheory that helps in simulating quantum versions of some Game Theoretic Models. This package can also be used to perform simple quantum computing simulations in the ways mentioned above. CRAN link: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/QGameTheory/index.html Implementing quantum moves by replacing the classical ones in game theory, it can be seen that interesting new results may appear. For example, in Quantum Prisoner’s Dilemma, one can actually escape the dilemma that rises in the otherwise classical case. Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 7 / 1
  8. References Indranil Ghosh (2020) QGameTheory CRAN https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/QGameTheory/index.html Michael Nielsen and

    Isaac Chuang (2010) Quantum Computation and Quantum Information ISBN:978-1-107-00217-3. J. Orlin Grabbe (2005) An Introduction to Quantum Game Theory arXiv:quant-ph/0506219 Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 8 / 1
  9. The End Indranil Ghosh (JU) Quantum ComputR 19/06/2020 9 /

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