Quantum annealing effect on entropic slowing down in frustrated decorated bond system

Shu Tanaka, Seiji Miyashita

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We propose that the importance of the quantum annealing procedure to find the ground state of frustrated decorated bond systems where 'entropic slowing down' happens due to peculiar density of states. Here, we use the time dependent Schrödinger equation to analyze the real time dynamics of the process. It is found that the quantum annealing is very efficient comparing to the thermal annealing for searching the ground state of the systems. We analyze the mechanism of quantum annealing from a view point of adiabatic process.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue number2 SUPPL. PART 2
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Mar
Externally publishedYes



  • Adiabatic process
  • Decorated bond system
  • Entropic slowing down
  • Quantum annealing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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