Quantum computers

economic impactPrior 80 years and the Next 80 Years

There is a relatively common belief and idea that we are in an age of accelerating technology. Technology is advancing and there is a good chance that various super-technology will be developed over the next 80 years. The story of …

ibmIBM Hackathon Leads to Quantum Cloud Integration With Trapped Ion Devices

Qiskit, is IBM’s open-source quantum computing platform and it now works with trapped ion devices – not just the IBM superconducting systems. The first company to connect Qiskit to a trapped ion device is Austrian-based startup Alpine Quantum Technologies. Their …

futureMicrosoft’s Hunt for a Topological Quantum Computer Qubit

Microsoft is developing Majorana-based topological quantum computer qubits which will be higher-quality and lower error rate qubits. A high-quality hybrid system made of InSb nanowires with epitaxial-grown Al shells has revealed ballistic superconductivity and quantized zero-bias conductance peak. This holds …

futureGoogle’s Quantum Supremacy is a Foundation Where Quantum Systems Were Engineered to Solve Big Problems

The Google team forced themselves to work on the hardest part of quantum computers which is quantum systems engineering. Quantum systems engineering is making everything work together at the same time. The system maintained quantum operation for 200 seconds and …

microsoftMicrosoft Will Use Quantum Tools with Classical Computing

Microsoft’s topological qubit architecture is not ready. Microsofts Nadella highlighted a “quantum on classical” approach. Quantum tools will be used alongside classical computation to optimize the algorithms for simulating complex phenomena. Quantum-inspired algorithms can optimize MRI scans. Once the scan …

microsoftMicrosoft Can Control 50,000 Qubits But Large Qubit System Still Must be Made

Microsoft’s Quantum Lab located at the University of Sydney made breakthroughs in qubit control technology that allow us to scale beyond the physical limitations of current conventional systems. They now have the ability to control up to 50,000 qubits through …

futureQuantum Computing Progress is Way Faster Than Classical Computers

IBM says they could use 250 petabytes of memory and the best supercomputer to match a 53-qubit Google quantum computer on a particular problem. Scott Aaronson notes that this clearly shows that quantum supremacy is clearly emerging. IBM paper says …

futureIBM Disputes Google’s Quantum Supremacy Claim

Google claims their 54 qubit quantum computer can solve a problem in 200 seconds that would take a regular supercomputer 10,000 years but IBM says it would take 2.5 days or much less for a supercomputer to solve. Nextbigfuture notes …

futureNew Superconducting Material Could Make Disruption Resistant Quantum Computers

In the new study, Yufan Li and colleagues found that a ring of β-Bi2Pd already naturally exists between two states in the absence of an external magnetic field. Current can inherently circulate both clockwise and counterclockwise, simultaneously, through a ring …

futureWith Quantum SpeedUp Proven Will There Be Quantum Manhattan Projects?

Google will likely announce quantum speedup and quantum supremacy has been proven using the random circuit selection problem. It is pretty clear that physics allows quantum speedup. Will there be Quantum Manhattan Projects? Phase 1a – Scale existing superconducting technology …