D-Wave Quantum: QPU Improves Cellphone Network Transmission

PALO ALTO, Calif., BURNABY, B.C. — October 18, 2023 — D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS) today launched a new open-source demonstration highlighting how its Advantage annealing quantum computing system can be used to tackle wireless channel decoding. The demo, available now in the Leap real-time quantum cloud service, identifies solutions for increasing transmission capacity for wireless […]

Harvard, MIT and QuEra Report 99.5% Two-Qubit Gate Fidelity on 60 Neutral Atom Qubits

BOSTON, October 12, 2023 – Neutral-atom quantum company QuEra Computing today announced that a team of researchers from Harvard, MIT and QuEra successfully demonstrated two-qubit entangling gates with an unprecedented 99.5 percent fidelity on 60 neutral atom qubits in parallel. The organizations said it is the result of a test conducted by Harvard University’s Department […]

D-Wave and Satispay Announce Quantum-hybrid Application for European Payment Network

PALO ALTO, Calif., BURNABY, B.C., MILAN — October 11, 2023 — D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS) and Satispay, an Italian fintech company focused on mobile payments, today said they have built a quantum-hybrid application designed to optimize customer rewards initiatives. Using D-Wave’s constrained quadratic model (CQM) hybrid solver, the application showed an improvement of 50 percent in […]

AD Little on Quantum: 4 Myths and 5 Ways to Get Started

Quantum systems will potentially be exponentially more powerful than other forms of computing. That’s a good thing, of course, but it’s also true that quantum is proportionately more complicated than other technologies, making reading and talking about it more difficult by orders of magnitude. That’s why a new paper from Arthur D. Little comes as a breath of fresh air….

Quantum Exponential Group Announces Copenhagen Headquarters

Sept. 29, 2023 — Quantum technology investment company Quantum Exponential Group plc (AQUIS: QBIT) announced it has established a European entity with headquarters in Copenhagen. The headquarters will be situated within Copenhagen’s Quantum Deep Tech Lab, adjacent to the recently founded Novo Nordisk Foundation Quantum Foundry, the Danish NATO Centre for Quantum Technology (part of […]

IonQ Announces $25.5M Quantum Deal with U.S. Air Force Research Lab

Quantum computing company IonQ announced an expanded relationship with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to deploy two barium-based trapped ion quantum computing systems for quantum networking research and application development. The deal comes one year after IonQ announced an agreement with AFRL to provide access to the company’s trapped ion….

IonQ Announces Rack-Mounted Quantum Systems for Data Center Environments

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 27, 2023 — Quantum computing company IonQ today unveiled the Forte Enterprise and Tempo, rack-mounted systems the company said are can be integrated within existing data center infrastructures, enabling them “to harness the power of quantum directly from their own data centers, making the technology significantly more accessible.” Today’s announcements include: […]

Quantum Computing Integrator ParTec AG Raises €5M

Munich — Modular supercomputing company ParTec AG has announced that as a result of its years of work in the field of quantum computing, it is positioning itself as a complete integrator of quantum computers. ParTec offers a comprehensive qubit-agnostic solution based on a component-based design. Similar to developments that took place in classical computing, […]

MIT Reports Fluxonium Qubit Architecture Achieves Progress on Quantum Error Correction

MIT researchers report they have demonstrated a novel superconducting qubit architecture that can perform operations between qubits with greater accuracy, addressing a roadblock to commercial use of quantum computers: error correction. The researchers utilized a relatively new type of superconducting qubit, known as fluxonium, which can have a lifespan that is longer….

PINQ² to Operate IBM Quantum System One in Quebec

Bromont, Quebec, September 22, 2023 – The Platform for Digital and Quantum Innovation of Quebec (PINQ²), a non-profit organization (NPO) founded by the Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Energy of Quebec (MEIE – ministère de l’Économie, de l’Innovation et de l’Énergie du Québec) and the Université de Sherbrooke, and IBM announced the inauguration of an […]