Discrete Geometry from Quantum Walks
AbstractA particular family of Discrete Time Quantum Walks (DTQWs) simulating fermion propagation in 2D curved space-time is revisited. Usual continuous covariant derivatives and spin-connections are generalized into discrete covariant derivatives along the lattice coordinates and discrete connections. The concepts of metrics and 2-beins are also extended to the discrete realm. Two slightly different Riemann curvatures are then defined on the space-time lattice as the curvatures of the discrete spin connection. These two curvatures are closely related and one of them tends at the continuous limit towards the usual, continuous Riemann curvature. A simple example is also worked out in full.
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Debbasch, F. Discrete Geometry from Quantum Walks. Condens. Matter 2019, 4, 40.
Debbasch F. Discrete Geometry from Quantum Walks. Condensed Matter. 2019; 4(2):40.Chicago/Turabian Style
Debbasch, Fabrice. 2019. "Discrete Geometry from Quantum Walks." Condens. Matter 4, no. 2: 40.
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