Dawning of the Quantum Computer Age

Huge announcements in Quantum Computer Technology have been recently made and there is a clear and active path to 4000 by 2025 and 16000+ qubits by 2027. 70 error-mitigated qubits with over 50 step layers of algorithmic capability is believed to be the point where quantum computers will surpass exaflop supercomputers for cracking big problems. …

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IBMs 433 Qubit Quantum Processor and Beyond

IBM has a 433 qubit quantum processor called Osprey and has a roadmap for 4000 qubits in 2025 and 100,000 qubits by 2030. These are more powerful qubits than the 5000+ adiabatic qubits from DWave Systems. Most other quantum computer companies are at about 50-100 qubits. The number of usable error-mitigated qubits is being improved. …

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Vertical Semiconductor Energy Breakthrough Like Over Week Per Cellphone Charge

IBM and Samsung Electronics jointly announced a breakthrough in semiconductor design utilizing a new vertical transistor architecture that demonstrates a path to scaling beyond nanosheet, and has the potential to reduce energy usage by 85 percent compared to a scaled fin field-effect transistor (finFET). This collaborative approach to innovation makes the Albany Nanotech Complex a …

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IBM 127 Qubit Processor and Targets 1000 Qubits in 2023

IBM announced a new 127-quantum bit (qubit) ‘Eagle’ processor at the IBM Quantum Summit 2021. The ‘Eagle’ processor is a breakthrough in tapping into the massive computing potential of devices based on quantum physics. It heralds the point in hardware development where quantum circuits cannot be reliably simulated exactly on a classical computer. IBM also …

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IBM Made First Chip with 2 Nanometer Nanosheet Technology

IBM announced the first chip with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology. IBM’s new 2 nm chip technology helps advance the state-of-the-art in the semiconductor industry, addressing this growing demand. It is projected to achieve 45 percent higher performance, or 75 percent lower energy use, than today’s most advanced 7 nm node chips. Four years after …

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IBM Runs Quantum Hardware Optimally to Achieve a New Performance Milestone

IBM has upgraded one of its newest 27-qubit client-deployed systems to achieve a Quantum Volume 64. Congratulations to IBM for advancing quantum computer technology that matches the best quantum volume metric for a quantum computer. Honeywell also claims a Quantum Volume 64 quantum computer. The best a regular non-quantum computer working on the type of …

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IBM and NC State Are Leading the Development of a New Quantum Ecosystem

IBM and North Carolina State University are leading the massive amount of research that will be needed to create the full quantum computer ecosystem. The standard computer industry is a nearly $4 trillion a year global ecosystem. There are many companies and researchers working on all aspects of operating systems, chips, electronics, software, testing, security …

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IBM Quantum Computer to Help Develop Next-gen Lithium Sulfur Batteries

A quantum computing breakthrough by researchers at IBM and Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, uses a quantum computer to model the dipole moment of three lithium-containing molecules, which brings us one step closer the next-generation lithium sulfur (Li-S) batteries that would be more powerful, longer lasting and cheaper than today’s widely used lithium …

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