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The UK's Ministry of Defence has acquired a quantum computer from Orca Computing. It's the first government department to buy a quantum computer because the technology is still being developed.
Rigetti's superconducting quantum computer will be available on Microsoft's Azure Quantum cloud computing solution in the first quarter of 2022. Rigetti's solution boasts quicker execution times.
IDC says spending on quantum computing will rise from $412 million in 2020 to $8.6 billion in 2027. Peter Rutten from IDC even went as far as to say that classical computing will run out of steam.
Rigetti has introduced a novel modular chip design that will help scale up quantum computers. The chip will feature in an 80-qubit quantum computer that will be revealed by the end of this year.
We sat down with D-Wave CEO Alan Baratz to have a chat about quantum computers, what kind of problems they're solving, how they're tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, and what lies ahead.
Using Horse Ridge, a control chip for quantum computers, researchers demonstrated frequency multiplexing on two qubits using the same wire and reported 99.7% fidelity in randomized benchmarking.
Qiskit now natively supports IonQ's quantum hardware. Without writing additional ancillary code, you should be able to run your circuits directly onto IonQ's 11 qubit quantum computer.
Under the new partnership, KAUST will become a licensed user of QC platform Orquestra, allowing the university to accelerate CFD research to improve airplane aerodynamics and reduce emissions.
Quantum Brilliance will be deploying its quantum accelerator at the Pawsey Supercomputing Center in Perth in an industry first. The accelerator works at room temps and is based on synthetic diamonds.
The new blog channel will highlight scientific and technological developments in quantum computing. It will also be a place for sharing tutorials, customer stories, and news related to AWS.
IBM detailed its plans for realizing full-scale quantum computers by 2030. Latest updates promise 100x faster circuit execution, greater algorithmic complexities, and a tamed barrier to entry for QC.
An in-depth look at Microsoft's quantum control chip - Gooseberry - and cryo-compute core that can be used to control thousands of qubits, paving way for practical large-scale quantum computers.
Tested on temperatures as low as 4K, Intel's new 22nm Horse Ridge II SoC not only allows the manipulation of qubit states but also the control of gate potentials to entangle qubits.
At QCE20, Intel will be presenting four papers highlighting its efforts in developing commercial-grade quantum computers. Here's an all-encompassing guide describing what you can expect.
With a qubit count of 5000, D-Wave's next gen quantum system is also the most connected quantum computer to date. The firm also announced a new hybrid solver and a program to boost businesses in QC.
Orquestra, a software platform for designing and running quantum algorithms, is out of Early Access. Support for Honeywell's System Model HØ and quantum hardware from Amazon and IBM has been added.
The U.K. government has announced that it will help fund the development of a new quantum computer that will be commercially available to businesses that want to use its processing power.
Using the same 54-qubit quantum computer used to show quantum supremacy, researchers ran the Hartree-Fock approximation—twice as large as previous experiments with ten times as many quantum gate ops.
Amazon Braket is now generally available. It supports local simulation of quantum algorithms on EC2 instances and provides access to real quantum computing hardware from D-Wave, IonQ, and Rigetti.
Under the partnership, NEC has made an investment worth $10 million in D-wave to focus on the development of hybrid quantum software for industries like transportation, marketing, and finance.
A team of researchers at Microsoft Quantum showed that a quartic speed up for unstructured problems with quantum algorithms is the limit and also proved an age-old conjecture about a graph property.
Zapata's novel, end-to-end unified Quantum Operating Environment—Orquestra—is now in early access. It offers mixed-library development and is intended for designing and optimizing quantum circuits.
Researchers have shown off a two-qubit quantum circuit whose qubits operate at temperatures close to 1 K. Subsequent measurements and control of these qubits were demonstrated as well.
Boasting a quantum volume of 64 — twice more than leading alternatives like IBM Q's System One — Honeywell claims that it has created the world's most powerful quantum computer by leveraging QCCD.
Employing the principles of quantum computing while running on a PC built with off-the-shelf components, Toshiba's Simulated Bifurcation Algorithm churns through market data in microseconds.
At CES 2020, the expansion of the IBM Q Network was announced to now include over 100 leading organizations and institutions like Goldman Sachs, Anthem, and Stanford University, among others.
Under the Japan - IBM Quantum Partnership, IBM and the University of Tokyo will install an IBM Q System One in Japan and establish a novel quantum system technology center, among other things.
Horse Ridge, developed using Intel's 22nm FinFET technology, is a cryogenic, highly-integrated, mixed-signal SoC that will facilitate more efficient control of multiple qubits in a quantum computer.
For his contributions to the field of quantum Monte Carlo algorithms, Dr. Matthias Troyer received the most valuable German prize in the field—the Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics.
Google says that its Sycamore quantum computer has achieved quantum supremacy after it managed to work out a problem in 200 seconds, whereas a supercomputer would take 10,000 years.
Researchers at IBM showed that by conservative worst-case estimates, the same task that would have allegedly taken 10,000 years to solve on a classical computer, can instead be solved in 2.5 days.
Researchers at Microsoft Quantum have proven that shallow quantum circuits can solve problems that cannot be solved by shallow classical unbounded circuits without using exponentially many gates.
With a 72-qubit quantum computer, researchers at Google have claimed that they have solved a problem that can only be solved by quantum computers in only three minutes and 20 seconds.
The new 53-qubit system will boast a larger lattice allowing more complex entanglement and connectivity experiments to run. The NYC data center will have 14 quantum computers by the end of next month.
The company doubles down on its commitment to making a quantum-ready community by releasing new IBM Q Experience hardware, an open-source textbook, a university hackathon partner program, and more.
The discreet radar is not only hard to detect but also demonstrates better results than conventional radars up to a certain range, making it ideal for security and biomedical applications.
The company has open-sourced unbreakable cryptographic algorithms, prototyped the world's first quantum computing safe tape drive, and is providing security assessment to customers of IBM Cloud.
Theoretically predicted about decades ago, the Majorana is expected to revolutionize quantum computing, particularly the topological-based, more stable approach, which is being led by Microsoft.
Two years after creating the first two-qubit logic gate, researchers have now announced a new chip design based on currently available technology developed for silicon microprocessors.