Rapidly convergent iteration methods for quantum optimal control of population

Wusheng Zhu, Jair Botina, Herschel Albert Rabitz

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Abstract

A family of new iteration methods is presented for designing quantum optimal controls to manipulate the transition probability. Theoretical analysis shows that these new methods exhibit quadratic and monotonic convergence. Numerical calculations verify that for these new methods, within very few steps, the optimized objective functional comes close to its convergent limit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1953-1963
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume108
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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