IonQ Trapped Ion Computers in US and Quantum Computers In Europe

The EU has a one billion euro ten-year project to develop Quantum technologies. The EU has a long-term plan for a Quantum Web. A Quantum Web would have Quantum computers, simulators and sensors interconnected via quantum networks distributing information and quantum resources such as coherence and entanglement. The EU does not expect to complete a …

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IBM Q System One is a Commercial Integrated Quantum Computer

IBM Q System One enables universal approximate superconducting quantum computers to operate outside the research lab for the first time. It’s a major step forward in the commercialization of quantum computing, which could one day enable breakthroughs in such areas as materials and drug discovery, financial services, and artificial intelligence. The IBM Q System One …

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D-Wave Realtime Quantum Application Environment uses Python

D-Wave Systems Inc., the leader in quantum computing systems and software, today announced the immediate availability of free, real-time access to the D-Wave LeapTM Quantum Application Environment (QAE). Leap is the first cloud-based QAE providing real-time access to a live quantum computer. In addition to access, Leap provides open-source development tools, interactive demos and coding …

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Progress to photonic quantum computation

One of the goals of photonics is to implement photonic quantum computation. Quantum interference of single photons at a 50:50 beamsplitter is a key phenomenon in quantum physics and lies at the heart of linear optical quantum computation. Researchers have implemented high-visibility quantum interference of two single-photon topological boundary states in a photonic waveguide array. …

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Synthetic diamond will enable quantum networks

Princeton University researchers are using synthetic diamonds to help create a quantum communication network. Quantum information networks could be extremely secure and could also allow new quantum computers to work together to solve currently unsolvable problems. The main problem has been to preserve fragile quantum information over long distances. Researcher were able to store and …

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Intel makes smallest quantum computing chip with spin qubits

Intel researchers are testing a tiny new “spin qubit” chip. The new chip was created in Intel’s D1D Fab in Oregon using the same silicon manufacturing techniques that the company has perfected for creating billions of traditional computer chips. Smaller than a pencil’s eraser, it is the tiniest quantum computing chip Intel has made. The …

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Improved quantum error correction could enable universal quantum computing

Quantum Circuits long-term goal is to develop, manufacture, and sell the first practical and useful quantum computers based on superconducting devices. Along the way to building a quantum computer, QCI will commercialize the components, devices, and software that will accelerate basic research and enable the scaling of quantum computing. QCI is focusing on the quantum …

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Atos Quantum Learning Machine can now simulate real Qubits

Researchers at the Atos Quantum Laboratory have successfully modeled ‘quantum noise’ and as a result, simulation is more realistic than ever before, and is closer to fulfilling researchers’ requirements. The Atos Quantum Learning Machine (QLM) now has advanced quantum hardware modeling capabilities such as physics-based realistic qubit noise simulation and optimization of quantum software for …

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Quantized Majorana conductance is progress to Topological Quantum Computers

Since the breakthrough discovery of the Majorana particle in 2012 in Delft, researchers faced great challenges. The group of professor Leo Kouwenhoven at QuTech and Microsoft collaborated with theorists and material scientists of various institutes to understand the next steps required to improve the experiments. Now, the scientists provide a definite proof for Majorana existence …

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