The Week in Quantum Computing - March 28th - 1M Qubits in 2023, Alphabet spins off AI and QC, NVIDIA goes big
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The Economist's Commercialising Quantum – May 17th-19th 2022 | Virtual & London
On day one of the “Commercialising Quantum” event in London it will examine the near-term commercial promise of quantum and consider how we can keep the field honest and benchmark progress. The event will help executives distinguish hype from reality and ascertain how to start building their quantum muscle.
Themes include: Quantifying the opportunity, Quantum technology: disentangling hype from reality, Applications and the enterprise journey.
Companies speaking at the event in London include: Sanofi, General Motors, Bank of America, Mastercard Foundry, Bayer AG, Alphabet, NEOM, Imperial College London and many more.
This inspiring inaugural hybrid event will help you resolve this dilemma and determine where to invest today for the best business outcomes tomorrow.
1M qubit promise for 2023 on Wafer scale qubits, which could mean a drastic change in the industry. NVIDIA (re)enters big time into the QC World with their release of Coda for quantum and Alphabet spins off into a new company. Qubits are very ephemeral, we can’t store quantum states for long. But in a new breakthrough we can do it for 20ms. Steve Blank has written a fantastic post summarising The Quantum Computing Ecosystem.
The Week in Quantum Computing
Schematic of the remote magnon-magnon coupling circuit. Two single-crystal YIG spheres are embedded to the NbN coplanar superconducting resonator circuit, where microwave photon mediates coherent magnon-magnon interaction. Credit: Yi Li/Argonne National Laboratory.
March 21, 2022 at 10:30PM
IonQ (NYSE: IONQ), a leader in quantum computing, today announced that it had signed an agreement with Microsoft to bring IonQ Aria to the Azure Quantum platform.
March 22, 2022 at 07:30AM
Quantum technologies may promise new mechanisms to charge batteries at a faster rate. Quantum battery technology was first proposed in a seminal paper published by Alicki and Fannes in 2012. It was theorized that quantum resources, such as entanglement, can be used to vastly speed up the battery charging process by charging all cells within the battery simultaneously in a collective manner.
March 22, 2022 at 07:30AM
There are currently about 440 fission reactors operating worldwide, which together can generate about 400 gigawatts of power with zero carbon emissions. Yet these fission plants, for all their value, have considerable downsides. The enriched uranium fuel they use must be kept secure.
March 22, 2022 at 11:30AM
If that were to happen, the concern is that those wielding quantum computers could, in theory, gain a significant advantage over every other miner in the blockchain network, threatening the decentralization and security of proof-of-work blockchains like Bitcoin and Litecoin. Not to mention, earning a vast majority of the remaining block rewards.
March 22, 2022 at 05:30PM
Today’s high-performance computers are simulating quantum computing jobs at scale and with performance far beyond what’s possible on today’s smaller and error-prone quantum systems. In this way, classical HPC systems are helping quantum researchers chart the right path forward.
As quantum computers improve, researchers share a vision of a hybrid computing model where quantum and classical computers work together, each addressing the challenges they’re best suited to. To be broadly useful, these systems will need a unified programming environment that’s efficient and easy to use.
We’re building this onramp to the future of computing today. Starting with commercially available tools, like NVIDIA cuQuantum, we’re collaborating with IBM, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pasqal and many others.
March 22, 2022 at 11:30PM
Sandbox, Alphabet's quantum technology group, is spinning off into an independent company, it announced Tuesday. Alphabet has been relatively quiet about Sandbox, which was launched in 2016 by Jack Hidary.
March 23, 2022 at 07:41AM
GTC AI algorithms were involved in every step of the way to design and deliver Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine and antiviral tablets to hundreds of millions of people as coronavirus spread around the world.
March 23, 2022 at 11:30AM
Quantum gates introduce noise, which can hamper a quantum machine's performance. Researchers at MIT and elsewhere are working to overcome this problem by developing a technique that makes the quantum circuit itself resilient to noise. (Specifically, these are "parameterized" quantum circuits that contain adjustable quantum gates.) The team created a framework that can identify the most robust quantum circuit for a particular computing task and generate a mapping pattern that is tailored to the qubits of a targeted quantum device.
March 23, 2022 at 04:30PM
Quantum eMotion Corp Announces the Availability of Its Portable QRNG2, the Fastest Quantum Entropy Source on the Market Today
Montreal, Quebec--(Newsfile Corp. - March 22, 2022) - Quantum eMotion Corp. (TSXV: QNC) (OTCQB: QNCCF) (FSE: 34Q) ("QeM" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the launch of its game changer QRNG2, a new quantum random number generator (QRNG) that delivers pure entropy at 1.
March 23, 2022 at 04:30PM
Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) broke a new record by storing a qubit in a crystal for 20 milliseconds, a press statement reveals. The new record in quantum storage could help to develop long-distance ultra-secure quantum telecommunications networks.
March 24, 2022 at 07:30AM
Quantum computing hardware technology is making solid progress each year. And more researchers and developers are now programming on cloud-based processors, running more complex quantum programs.
March 24, 2022 at 11:30AM
via Pocket https://research.ibm.com/blog/eagle-quantum-processor-performance
Classiq, which provides the leading platform for creating quantum software, today announced a collaboration with NVIDIA to bring large-scale quantum circuits to customers.
March 24, 2022 at 06:30PM
via Pocket https://www.classiq.io/insights/nvidia-classiq
Using just a laptop, an encryption code designed to prevent a quantum computer attack was cracked in just 53 hours
Tech institutions are trying to find ways to guarantee security as new processing systems becoming increasingly sophisticated Security in an age when quantum computing is about to explode is one of the major concerns for all of the protection systems the world over.
March 24, 2022 at 08:30PM
CEA and Startup C12 Join Forces to Develop Next-Generation Quantum Computers with Multi-Qubit Chips at Wafer Scale
CEA and C12 Quantum Electronics, a startup focused on developing the next-generation of quantum computers using carbon nanotubes, today announced a partnership to produce the first multi-qubit chips at wafer scale.
Link: https://ift.tt/b4xoT5s release/CEA-Leti-and-Startup-C12-Join-Forces-to-Develop-Next-Generation-Quantum-Computers-with-Multi-Qubit-Chips-at-Wafer-Scale.aspx
March 25, 2022 at 09:30AM
The most exciting name in quantum computing today is Google. Last year’s time crystals breakthrough was the culmination of decades of academic effort from the Search giant, and it proved Big G is a clear front-runner in the world of cutting-edge quantum physics research.
Despite having virtually no B2B presence in the quantum computing marketplace, the Mountain View company managed to leverage itself as one of the most important players in the field.
March 25, 2022 at 09:30AM
Quantum Application Lab now open to explore the advantages and business opportunities for quantum computing
Organizations that want to investigate how quantum computing can benefit their business are invited to connect to the knowledge and technical infrastructure offered by the Quantum Application Lab (QAL) now.
March 25, 2022 at 05:30PM
Rydberg parity QAOA protocol. Arbitrarily connected optimization problems can be parity encoded in a regular geometry of neutral atoms trapped in, e.g., optical tweezers.
March 26, 2022 at 09:30AM
NEC develops the world’s first ParityQC (LHZ) unit cell facilitating scaling up to a fully-connected quantum annealing architecture
NEC Corporation has developed the world’s first ParityQC architecture (LHZ scheme (1)) unit cell facilitating scaling up to a fully-connected architecture using superconducting parametron (2) quantum bits (qubits).
March 26, 2022 at 10:30AM
Video: Quantum Repeaters
For Quantum Internet to become a reality, we must find a solution to distribute qubits across long distances using fibers and satellites. Digital communication is done over long fiber links easily by repeating the optical pulses using digital repeaters. However such an act is not possible in quantum