Schmidt Decomposition for Quantum Entanglement in Quantum Algorithms

Kazuto OSHIMA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E90-A   No.5   pp.1012-1013
Publication Date: 2007/05/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e90-a.5.1012
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications)
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Keyword: 
Schmidt decomposition,  quantum entanglement,  quantum algorithm,  quantum computation,  

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Summary: 
We study quantum entanglement by Schmidt decomposition for some typical quantum algorithms. In the Shor's exponentially fast algorithm the quantum entanglement holds almost maximal, which is a major factor that a classical computer is not adequate to simulate quantum efficient algorithms.