Ian Kivlichan


Ian Kivlichan

Ph.D. Student
Physics Program
Harvard University

Office: Mallinckrodt 105

E-mail: kivlichan [at] g.harvard.edu
Address: 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138


Education
Hon. B.Sc. Physics, minor in Mathematics, University of Toronto, 2014

Research Interests
  • Quantum algorithms
  • Quantum simulation
  • Adiabatic quantum computing

Publications

9.   Ian D. Kivlichan, Jarrod McClean, Nathan Wiebe, Craig Gidney, Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Garnet Kin-Lic Chan, and Ryan Babbush.
      Quantum Simulation of Electronic Structure with Linear Depth and Connectivity. arXiv preprint 1711.04789, 1-8 (2017).

8.   Jarrod R. McClean, Ian D. Kivlichan, Damian S. Steiger, Yudong Cao, E. Schuyler Fried, Craig Gidney, Thomas Häner,
      Vojtĕch Havlíček, Zhang Jiang, Matthew Neeley, Jhonathan Romero, Nicholas Rubin, Nicolas P. D. Sawaya, Kanav Setia,
      Sukin Sim, Wei Sun, Kevin Sung, and Ryan Babbush. OpenFermion: The Electronic Structure Package for Quantum Computers.
      arXiv preprint 1706.00023, 1-18 (2017). Press Release. Press Coverage. GitHub.

7.   E. Schuyler Fried, Nicolas P. D. Sawaya, Yudong Cao, Ian D. Kivlichan, Jhonathan Romero, and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. qTorch: The
      Quantum Tensor Contraction Handler
. arXiv preprint 1709.03636, 1-27 (2017).

6.   Jonathan Olson, Yudong Cao, Jonathan Romero, Peter Johnson, Pierre-Luc Dallaire-Demers, Nicolas Sawaya, Prineha Narang,
      Ian Kivlichan, Michael Wasielewski, and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Quantum Information and Computation for Chemistry.
      arXiv preprint 1706.05413, 1-60 (2016).

5.   Ian D. Kivlichan, Nathan Wiebe, Ryan Babbush and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Bounding the Costs of Quantum Simulation of Many-Body
      Physics in Real Space
. Journal of Physics A, Volume 50, Number 30: 305301 (2017). arXiv preprint 1608.05696.

4.   P. J. J. O’Malley*, R. Babbush*, I. D. Kivlichan, J. Romero, J. R. McClean, R. Barends, J. Kelly, P. Roushan, A. Tranter, N. Ding,
      B. Campbell, Y. Chen, Z. Chen, B. Chiaro, A. Dunsworth, A. G. Fowler, E. Jeffrey, A. Megrant, J. Y. Mutus, C. Neill, C. Quintana,
      D. Sank, A. Vainsencher, J. Wenner, T. C. White, P. V. Coveny, P. J. Love, H. Neven, A. Aspuru-Guzik and J. M. Martinis.
      Scalable Quantum Simulation of Molecular Energies. Physical Review X, Volume 6, Number 3: 031007 (2016).
      arXiv preprint 1512.06860. *These authors contributed equally. Press Release.

3.   Ryan Babbush, Dominic W. Berry, Ian D. Kivlichan, Annie Y. Wei, Peter J. Love and Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Exponentially More Precise
      Quantum Simulation of Fermions in Second Quantization
. New Journal of Physics, Volume 18, Number 3: 033032 (2016).
      arXiv preprint 1506.01020.

2.   Ryan Babbush, Dominic W. Berry, Ian D. Kivlichan, Annie Y. Wei, Peter J. Love, Alán Aspuru-Guzik. Exponentially more precise
      quantum simulation of fermions II: Quantum chemistry in the CI matrix representation
. arXiv preprint 1506.01029, 1-10 (2015).

1.   Anjan A. Reijnders, Y. Tian, L. J. Sandilands, G. Pohl, I. D. Kivlichan, S. Y. Frank Zhao, S. Jia, M. E. Charles, R. J. Cava, Nasser
      Alidoust, Suyang Xu, Madhab Neupane, M. Zahid Hasan, X. Wang, S. W. Cheong, and K. S. Burch. Optical evidence of surface
      state suppression in Bi-based topological insulators
. Physical Review B, Volume 89, Number 7: 075138 (2014).