Journal Article Quantum walks on simplicial complexes

Matsue, Kaname  ,  Ogurisu, Osamu  ,  Segawa, Etsuo

15 ( 5 )  , pp.1865 - 1896 , 2016-05-01 , Springer Science+Business Media
We construct a new type of quantum walks on simplicial complexes as a natural extension of the well-known Szegedy walk on graphs. One can numerically observe that our proposing quantum walks possess linear spreading and localization as in the case of the Grover walk on lattices. Moreover, our numerical simulation suggests that localization of our quantum walks reflects not only topological but also geometric structures. On the other hand, our proposing quantum walk contains an intrinsic problem concerning exhibition of non-trivial behavior, which is not seen in typical quantum walks such as Grover walks on graphs. © 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York

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