We present a fault-tolerant (FT) semi-global control strategy for universal quantum computers. We show that an N-dimensional array of qubits where only (N-1)-dimensional addressing resolution is available is compatible with FT universal quantum computation. What is more, we show that measurements and individual control of qubits are required only at the boundaries of the FT computer. Our model alleviates the heavy physical conditions on current qubit candidates imposed by addressability requirements and represents an option for improving their scalability.
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