Chris Ferrie

The dirty secret these qubits don’t want you to know

A gentle introduction to quantum tomography

Photo by krakenimages on Unsplash

Who are you?

What’s wrong with this damn quantum computer?!

You can edit this circuit at the IBM Quantum Experience.
Output of the IBMQ simulator.
Results of Job Id: 5f8c148378be7e00136806de.

You have 5 seconds to tell me the state of this qubit or the cat gets it! Or, maybe not — no one can know for sure

All’s fair in coins and qubits

Let’s draw

Learn all the quantum data

Figure 1 of Quantum certification and benchmarking by J. Eisert, D. Hangleiter, N. Walk, I. Roth, D. Markham, R. Parekh, U. Chabaud, and E. Kashefi.

Back to the lab

Calibration information of the device the teleportation circuit was run on.

Quantum theorist by day, father by night. Occasionally moonlighting as a author. csferrie.com