Scientists have found a way of using Light/Photonics to massively speed up Quantum Computers on their path to reaching Quantum Supremacy. Which means that Quantum Computers aren’t far of from beating any regular computer or human being in comparison. The… Read More »Is Light the Path Towards Quantum Supremacy?
Ulrik Lund Andersen, Technical University of Denmark delivers this fascinating talk on optical quantum computers. Abstract: Quantum computing can be realized with numerous different hardware platforms and using different computational protocols. One highly promising strategy to foster scalability is to… Read More »Optical quantum computing with continuous variables
This short animation of the photonic quantum computer proposed by the researchers. On the left is the storage ring, which holds several counter-propagating photons. On the right is the scattering unit, which is used to manipulate the photonic qubits. The… Read More »Stanford Engineers Propose a Simpler Design for Quantum Computers
A critical ingredient of IBM Quantum’s programming architecture approach is IBM Cloud Code Engine—a fully managed, serverless platform for applications. This demonstration shows how developers can use IBM Cloud Code Engine with Qiskit Runtime as the quantum system interface to… Read More »IBM Cloud Code Engine for Quantum Computing
Dr. Terry Rudolph, PsiQuantum and Imperial College London, presented this talk recently and it’s worth a watch. From the abstract: All components of a photonic quantum computer can be built in a tier-1 foundry, and packaged in the same back-end-of-line… Read More »TERRY RUDOLPH on Quantum Computing at the Speed of Light
Terry Rudolph explains the advantages of using photons as a basis for quantum computers. From the abstract: Physical advantages to building a quantum computer out of optical frequency photons include: they suffer negligible environment decoherence even at room temperature, there… Read More »Terry Rudolph on Quantum Computing at the Speed of Light
The OpenSuperQ project is building a quantum computer based on superconducting integrated circuits, large enough to outperform classical computers in some tasks. The project, which gathers 10 international partners from academia and industry, is part of the European Flagship’s quantum… Read More »Building an Open Superconducting Quantum Computer
Chao-Yang Lu & Jian-Wei Pan are researching about Quantum Computing at University of Science and Technology of China. They are Top 10 Winners in the Physical Sciences category to become the Science Breakthrough of the Year 2021.
What are the barriers we will need to overcome to make quantum computing relevant for the real-world problem? Are they problems inherent in scaling physical systems to large numbers of well-controlled qubits? The need for quantum communications networks to allow… Read More »Quantum hardware types and their characteristics