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futureHoneywell Has the World’s Most Powerful Quantum Computer

Within the next three months, Honeywell will bring to market the world’s most powerful quantum computer in terms of quantum volume, a measure of quantum capability that goes beyond the number of qubits. Quantum volume measures computational ability, indicating the …

dwave systemsD-Wave Systems Real World Hybrid Quantum Applications and Soon 5000+ Qubits

Users have developed 200+ early quantum applications on D-Wave systems, including airline scheduling, election modeling, quantum chemistry simulation, automotive design, preventative healthcare, logistics, and much more. On Feb 27, 2020 D-Wave announced the immediate availability of Leap 2, the first …

physicsArtificial atoms create stable qubits for quantum computing

Researchers at UNSW Sydney have made improved qubits using concepts from high school chemistry. Above -A silicon qubit high-frequency measurement stage, which is positioned inside a dilution refrigerator to cool the chip to around 0.1 degrees above absolute zero. Picture: …

educationIBM 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 …

futureVerifying Each Computing Path of a Quantum Calculation for Correctness

researchers from MIT, Google, and elsewhere have designed a system that can verify when quantum chips have accurately performed complex computations that classical computers can’t. They trace each computing path for correct behavior. This modular verification reduces the complexity of …

futureVery Fast Quantum Calculations with Germanium Transistors

The researchers at QuTech, a collaboration of TU Delft and TNO, have built two germanium transistors that can be the building blocks for fast quantum computing. Before this work it was not possible to perform quantum calculations using only transistors. …

batteriesIBM 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) …

ibmIBM Doubles Its Quantum Volume to 32

IBM announced a new 28-qubit quantum system backend, Raleigh and achieved a system demonstrating Quantum Volume of 32. This is double the quantum volume of 16 of a prior IBM system. Quantum Volume (QV) is a hardware-agnostic metric that we …

qubitsSilicon Qubits Entangled Over a Half a Centimeter

Princeton researchers connected silicon qubits using a narrow cavity in a “wire”. It contained a single particle of light, or photon, that picks up the message from one qubit and transmits it to the next qubit. Above – Researchers at …

intelIntel Cryogenic Chip Will Speed Up Quantum Computer Development

Intel Labs unveiled a first-of-its-kind cryogenic control chip — code-named “Horse Ridge” — that will speed up development of full-stack quantum computing systems. Horse Ridge will enable control of multiple quantum bits (qubits) and set a clear path toward scaling …