Quantum annealing and computation: Challenges and perspectives

Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Hajo Leschke, Purusattam Ray, Tatsuhiko Shirai, Shu Tanaka

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In the introductory article of this theme issue, we provide an overview of quantum annealing and computation with a very brief summary of the individual contributions to this issue made by experts as well as a few young researchers. We hope the readers will get the touch of the excitement as well as the perspectives in this unusually active field and important developments there. This article is part of the theme issue 'Quantum annealing and computation: challenges and perspectives'.

Original languageEnglish
Article number20210419
JournalPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Issue number2241
Publication statusPublished - 2023 Jan 23


  • NP-hard problems, quantum Ising spin glass, quantum computation, quantum tunnelling, quantum annealing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics
  • General Engineering
  • General Physics and Astronomy


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