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Stability of Frustration-Free Hamiltonians

Mathematical Physics & Probability

Speaker: Spyridon Michalakis, Institute for Quantum Information, Caltech
Location: 1147 MSB
Start time: Wed, Nov 2 2011, 4:10PM

We generalize the result of Bravyi et al. on the stability of the spectral gap for frustration-free, commuting Hamiltonians under local perturbations, by removing the assumption of commutativity and weakening the assumptions needed for stability.