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Chin. Phys. B, 2021, Vol. 30(2): 020307    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/abd744
Special Issue: SPECIAL TOPIC — Quantum computation and quantum simulation
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Review of quantum simulation based on Rydberg many-body system

Zheng-Yuan Zhang(张正源), Dong-Sheng Ding(丁冬生)†, and Bao-Sen Shi(史保森)
Key Laboratory of Quantum Information, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China
Abstract  Quantum simulation has been developed extensively over the past decades, widely applied to different models to explore dynamics in the quantum regime. Rydberg atoms have strong dipole-dipole interactions and interact with each other over a long distance, which makes it straightforward to build many-body interacting quantum systems to simulate specific models. Additionally, neutral atoms are easily manipulated due to their weak interactions. These advantages make Rydberg many-body system an ideal platform to implement quantum simulations. This paper reviews several quantum simulations for different models based on Rydberg many-body systems, including quantum Ising models in one dimension and two dimensions mainly for quantum magnetism, XY model for excitation transport, SSH model for symmetry-protected topological phases, and critical self-organized behaviors in many-body systems. Besides, some challenges and promising directions of quantum simulations based on Rydberg many-body system are discussed in this paper.
Keywords:  many-body      quantum simulation      Rydberg  
Received:  16 September 2020      Revised:  02 November 2020      Accepted manuscript online:  30 December 2020
PACS:  03.67.Ac (Quantum algorithms, protocols, and simulations)  
  03.65.Aa (Quantum systems with finite Hilbert space)  
  03.65.Vf (Phases: geometric; dynamic or topological)  
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Zheng-Yuan Zhang(张正源), Dong-Sheng Ding(丁冬生), and Bao-Sen Shi(史保森) Review of quantum simulation based on Rydberg many-body system 2021 Chin. Phys. B 30 020307

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