From the Quantum Approximate Optimization Algorithm to a Quantum Alternating Operator Ansatz S Hadfield, Z Wang, B O'Gorman, EG Rieffel, D Venturelli, R Biswas Algorithms (Special Issue: Quantum Optimization Theory, Algorithms, and …, 2019 | 615 | 2019 |

Quantum Approximate Optimization Algorithm for MaxCut: A Fermionic View Z Wang, S Hadfield, Z Jiang, EG Rieffel Physical Review A 97, 022304, 2018 | 312 | 2018 |

Optimizing quantum heuristics with meta-learning M Wilson, R Stromswold, F Wudarski, S Hadfield, NM Tubman, EG Rieffel Quantum Machine Intelligence 3, 1-14, 2021 | 72 | 2021 |

Quantum algorithms for scientific computing and approximate optimization S Hadfield Columbia University PhD dissertation, arXiv:1805.03265, 2018 | 63 | 2018 |

On the representation of Boolean and real functions as Hamiltonians for quantum computing S Hadfield ACM Transactions on Quantum Computing 2 (4), 1-21, 2021 | 61 | 2021 |

Quantum algorithms and circuits for scientific computing MK Bhaskar, S Hadfield, A Papageorgiou, I Petras Quantum Information and Computation 16 (3&4), 0197–0236. (arXiv:1511.08253), 2016 | 57 | 2016 |

Classical symmetries and the quantum approximate optimization algorithm R Shaydulin, S Hadfield, T Hogg, I Safro Quantum Information Processing 20, 1-28, 2021 | 54* | 2021 |

Quantum Approximate Optimization with Hard and Soft Constraints S Hadfield, Z Wang, EG Rieffel, B O'Gorman, D Venturelli, R Biswas Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Post Moores Era …, 2017 | 54 | 2017 |

Characterizing local noise in QAOA circuits J Marshall, F Wudarski, S Hadfield, T Hogg IOP SciNotes 1 (2), 025208, 2020 | 44 | 2020 |

Divide and conquer approach to quantum Hamiltonian simulation S Hadfield, A Papageorgiou New Journal of Physics 20 (4), 043003, 2018 | 37 | 2018 |

Primitive quantum gates for dihedral gauge theories MS Alam, S Hadfield, H Lamm, ACY Li Physical Review D 105 (11), 114501, 2022 | 29* | 2022 |

Bounds on approximating Max XOR with quantum and classical local algorithms K Marwaha, S Hadfield Quantum 6, 757, 2022 | 23 | 2022 |

Towards Quantum Gate-Model Heuristics for Real-World Planning Problems T Stollenwerk, S Hadfield, Z Wang IEEE Transactions on Quantum Engineering, 2020 | 23 | 2020 |

Analytical Framework for Quantum Alternating Operator Ansätze S Hadfield, T Hogg, EG Rieffel Quantum Science and Technology 8 (1), 015017, 2022 | 17 | 2022 |

Ferromagnetically shifting the power of pausing ZG Izquierdo, S Grabbe, S Hadfield, J Marshall, Z Wang, E Rieffel Physical Review Applied 15 (4), 044013, 2021 | 17 | 2021 |

From ansätze to Z-gates: A NASA view of quantum computing EG Rieffel, S Hadfield, T Hogg, S Mandrà, J Marshall, G Mossi, ... Future Trends of HPC in a Disruptive Scenario 34, 133, 2019 | 17 | 2019 |

Quantum technologies for climate change: Preliminary assessment C Berger, A Di Paolo, T Forrest, S Hadfield, N Sawaya, M Stęchły, ... arXiv preprint arXiv:2107.05362, 2021 | 16 | 2021 |

Quantum alternating operator ansatz (QAOA) phase diagrams and applications for quantum chemistry V Kremenetski, T Hogg, S Hadfield, SJ Cotton, NM Tubman arXiv preprint arXiv:2108.13056, 2021 | 14 | 2021 |

Quantum-accelerated constraint programming KEC Booth, B O'Gorman, J Marshall, S Hadfield, E Rieffel Quantum 5, 550, 2021 | 13 | 2021 |

Two-Unitary Decomposition Algorithm and Open Quantum System Simulation N Suri, J Barreto, S Hadfield, N Wiebe, F Wudarski, J Marshall Quantum 7, 1002, 2023 | 7 | 2023 |