NWO-funded research projects

Quantum leaps in universal quantum computer simulation

Klein XS project number OCENW.XS.064

Quantum computing is a disruptive technology that will change the way we will be solving computa-tional problems in the coming decades. Since physical quantum computers are still rare, simulators are used to develop new quantum algorithms, but their capabilities are limited due to excessive memory demands and computing times. This project will explore a new paradigm for the efficient simulation of many-qubit quantum algorithms. It develops custom number systems tailored to the needs of circuit-based simulators to reduce memory consumption and exploit the full power of modern computers. Its applicability will be demonstrated by implementing a proof-of-concept open-source simulation framework.