Recurrences in quantum walks

M. Štefaňák, I. Jex, T. Kiss

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We analyze the recurrence probabilities (Pólya numbers) of quantum walks. We show that one can achieve strikingly di®erent recurrence behaviours for quantum walks by altering the coin and the initial state.

Original languageEnglish
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2008
EventInternational Conference on Quantum Information, ICQI 2008 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Jul 13 2008Jul 16 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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