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businessQuantum Computing on the Cloud

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Quantum computing has emerged as one of the most talked about emerging technologies in Silicon Valley and beyond–but it is also perhaps one of the most poorly understood. The most pressing questions about quantum computing come from the enterprise user …

algorithmsFinalist Quantum Computer Resistant Algorithms Selected in Long Standardization Process

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology is working with many companies and researchers to provide security for financial information and privacy when there are quantum computers powerful enough to break current encryption. They have selected 26 post-quantum algorithms after …

physicsProgress Towards Perfect Spin-½ Qubit Buckyball Quantum Computers

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Buckminsterfullerene, C60, is now the largest molecule that has ever been analyzed for quantum vibrations. Fully understanding and controlling the quantum details of buckyballs could lead to quantum computers using molecules. Buckyballs could act like a pristine network of 60 …

physicsPurdue Opens New Quantum Research Lab

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The US has funded Quantum Science and Engineering with the $1.2 billion National Quantum Initiative Act. The funding is spread of 5 years. This funding is for all quantum related science and technology. China is funding tens of billions into …

futureQuantum Circuits Opens Lab for Modular Quantum Computers

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Quantum Circuits (QCI) is using superconducting qubits in a modular, robust, and scalable architecture. They are a spinout from Yale University. QCI’s unique software platform harnesses the power of our quantum hardware. We are building a full stack of flexible …

airbusAirbus CTO Predicts a Quantum Computing Era in Aerospace

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Airbus chief technology officer (CTO) Grazia Vittadini predicts a quantum era in aerospace. Vittadini made this prediction in a Wall Street Journal article. Quantum computing research is being applied to tough flight physics problems. This is even with the small …

mathematicsClassical Verification of Quantum Computations – QIP 2019 Keynote

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Is it possible for an efficient classical verifier (a BPP machine) to verify the output of an efficient quantum prover (a BQP machine)? The answer is Yes. Researchers show that a classical polynomial time verifier (a BPP machine) can interact …

dwaveBetter Machine Learning When Data is Noisy and Incomplete Using Quantum Computers

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D-Wave Systems had a presentation that summarized the utility of their quantum adiabatic system. It is a specialized QUBO solver. QUBO stands for quadratic unconstrained binary optimization and is a problem type traditionally used in computer science. There is online …

3d3D Atomic Quantum Chips and Advance to Eventual Large Scale Quantum Tech

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Australia’s New South Wales scientists have adapted single atom technology to build 3D silicon quantum chips – with precise interlayer alignment and highly accurate measurement of spin states. The 3D architecture is considered a major step in the development of …

dwave systemsD-Wave Systems New Pegasus Architecture and 5640 Qubit Future

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Pegasus is the first fundamental change in D-Wave’s architecture since the D-Wave One. The D-Wave Two, 2X, and 2000Q all used the Chimera architecture, which had unit cells of K4,4 graphs. D-Wave machines added more qubits but the cells and …