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lasersIonQ Has the Most Powerful Quantum Computers With 79 Trapped Ion Qubits and 160 Stored Qubits

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IonQ just made a presentation on two new trapped ion quantum computers with 160 stored and 79 processing qubits. This is more qubits than the best noisy superconducting quantum computers which is currently the Google 72 Qubit Bristlecone processor. The …

future10-qubit quantum integrated circuit prototype in silicon by 2022

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The Silicon Quantum Electronics Workshop will have 200 researchers sharing insights and technology advancements about building the world’s first silicon quantum computer. NSW university has set up a Quantum Computer Company Silicon Quantum Computing Pty. Ltd. (SQC) is working to …

futureGoogle and NASA run classical supercomputer versus quantum chip races

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Google and NASA have an agreement to compare Google 72-qubit quantum Bristlecone chip and possibly near-term follow-up quantum chips against regular supercomputers. Alibaba had a recent paper which indicates quantum simulations on classical computers can be more competitive against quantum …

ibmIBM proves a quantum computing advantage over classical

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IBM scientists have mathematically proven that there are certain problems that require only a fixed circuit depth when done on a quantum computer no matter how the number of inputs increase. On a classical computer, these same problems require the …

adiabatic quantum computerFuture of Quantum Computing from Giant and Pioneer in the field

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Seth Lloyd contributed a lot of the basic science and theory of a lot of Quantum computing. Seth developed the design of adiabatic computing in 2002 which was implemented by D-Wave Systems in 2006 and continues to be a growing …

quantum computersUS mobilizing funding for Quantum AI to match China in multi-billion race

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The White House released a National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science that outlines its plan for advancing the field. The Department of Energy and National Science Foundation also announced grant awards totaling $218 million and $31 million. The Office …

carbon nanotubesCNT for optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

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Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon emitters for quantum information processing. Nanotubes integrated into electroluminescent devices can provide greater control over timing of light emission and …

mathematicsA 88 minute tutorial on Programming and Solving with Quantum Computers

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This 88-minute talk by Andrew Helwer, Microsoft, discards hand-wavy pop-science metaphors and answers a simple question: from a computer science perspective, how can a quantum computer outperform a classical computer? Viewers will learn the following: – Representing computation with basic …

cloud computingRigetti Quantum Cloud Services and $1 million quantum advantage prize Launching

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Quantum computing is nearing a critical milestone when it will unlock higher quality, faster, or cheaper solutions for important and valuable problems. They call this milestone quantum advantage. The first conclusive demonstration of quantum advantage will be an historic achievement. …

quantum computersD-Wave Systems quantum annealing system able to perform quantum materials simulations

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Researchers from D-Wave Systems and the Vector Institute demonstrated the simulation of a topological phase transition—the subject of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics—in a fully programmable D-Wave 2000Q™ annealing quantum computer. This complex quantum simulation of materials is a …