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Adaptive Phase Matching in Grover’s Algorithm

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When the Grover’s algorithm is applied to search an unordered database, the successful probability usually decreases with the increase of marked items. In order to solve this problem, an adaptive phase matching is proposed. With application of the new phase matching, when the fraction of marked items is greater , the successful probability is equal to 1 with at most two Grover iterations. The validity of the new phase matching is verified by a search example.

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P. Li and K. Song, "Adaptive Phase Matching in Grover’s Algorithm," Journal of Quantum Information Science, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2011, pp. 43-49. doi: 10.4236/jqis.2011.12006.


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