Randomized benchmarking for qudit Clifford gates

Mahnaz Jafarzadeh, Ya-Dong Wu, Yuval R. Sanders, Barry C. Sanders

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We introduce unitary-gate randomized benchmarking (URB) for qudit gates by extending single- and multi-qubit URB to single- and multi-qudit gates. Specifically, we develop a qudit URB procedure that exploits unitary 2-designs. Furthermore, we show that our URB procedure is not simply extracted from the multi-qubit case by equating qudit URB to URB of the symmetric multi-qubit subspace. Our qudit URB is elucidated by using pseudocode, which facilitates incorporating into benchmarking applications.

Original languageEnglish
Article number063014
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalNew Journal of Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020

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  • quantum noise
  • qudit quantum information
  • randomized benchmarking

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