Trapped Ion Quantum Computer Company Will IPO At Near $2 Billion With a SPAC

IonQ will merge dMY Technology Group III, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company. The deal will close in a few months after a review by the SEC and a shareholder vote. IonQ will be worth an estimated $1993 million after the deal. 64% or $1275 mlllion will be owned by IonQ pre-transaction shareholders. IonQ is the …

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Honeywell Commercial Quantum Computer Hits 512 Quantum Volume – Four Times Better Than 2020

Honeywell has upgraded the commercial trapped ion quantum computer System Model H1 and achieved a quantum volume of 512. This is four times higher than when it was released in September 2020 with a quantum volume of 128. This is the highest measured on a commercial quantum computer to date. It is the third time …

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Microsoft 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 simply three wires, a cryogenic CMOS design, and a 1cm2 chip computing at near absolute …

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Fujitsu Using Classical Hardware to Run Quantum Algorithms

Fujitsu calls its quantum device a quantum-inspired Digital Annealer. It is classical hardware emulating systems. They are trying to solve a complex combinatorial optimization problem currently unsolvable by conventional computers in practical timeframe. Fujitsu’s research scientists are leveraging quantum algorithms on digital circuit-based architecture. Inspired by the quantum phenomena within silicon architectures, they have used …

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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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