LBNL Leads Quantum Data Storage, Visualization Project

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has announced that national lab and university researchers recently released two papers introducing new methods of data storage and analysis to make quantum computing more practical and exploring how visualization helps in understanding quantum computing. “This work represents significant strides in understanding and harnessing current quantum devices for data encoding, processing, and visualization,” […]

HPC News Bytes 20240408: Chips Ahoy! …and Quantum Error Rate Progress

A good April morning to you! Chips dominate the HPC-AI news landscape, which has become something of an industry commonplace of late, including: TSMC’s Arizona fab on schedule, the Dutch government makes a pitch to ASML, Intel foundry business’s losses, TSMC expands CoWoS capacity, SK hynix to investing in Indiana and Purdue, Quantinuum and Microsoft report 14,000 error-free instances

Quantinuum and Microsoft Report 800x Lower Quantum Error Rate

Quantinuum and Microsoft report they have achieved a breakthrough in fault tolerant quantum computing “by demonstrating the most reliable logical qubits with active syndrome extraction, an achievement previously believed to be years away from realization,” the companies said.

Classiq and Quantum Intelligence Partner on Drug Development

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA and TEL AVIV, ISRAEL | April 04, 2024 — Quantum computing software company Classiq and Quantum Intelligence Corp. today announced the launch of joint research for drug development by applying quantum computing to pharmacology. The collaboration is under the auspices of Classiq’s Quantum Computing For Life Sciences & Healthcare Center, launched with NVIDIA […]

Alice & Bob and Partners Granted €16.5M to Cut Quantum Costs

PARIS — March 27, 2024 — Alice & Bob, a fault tolerant quantum computing hardware developer, and academic partners ENS de Lyon and Mines Paris – PSL, announced the receipt of a €16.5 million ($17.8 million USD) grant, a France 2030 initiative operated on behalf of the French state by Bpifrance, France’s public investment bank. […]

NTT Research PHI Lab Scientists Achieve Quantum Control of Excitons in 2D Semiconductors 

Sunnyvale, Calif. – March 26, 2024 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that scientists from its Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab have achieved quantum control of exciton wavefunctions in two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors. In an article published in Science Advances, a team lead by PHI Lab Research Scientist Thibault Chervy and ETH Zurich Professor Puneet Murthy documented […]

Dr. Martin Roetteler to Lead IonQ’s Quantum Applications Team

COLLEGE PARK, MD – March 26, 2024 – Quantum computing company IonQ (NYSE: IONQ) today announced the addition of industry veteran Dr. Martin Roetteler as its new head of quantum applications. Roetteler will lead IonQ’s Quantum Applications development team, which identifies commercial applications of IonQ’s world-leading trapped ion quantum computing technologies and delivers business value […]

@HPCpodcast: Matt Sieger of OLCF-6 on the Post-Exascale ‘Discovery’ Vision

What does a supercomputer center do when it’s operating two systems among the TOP-10 most powerful in the world — one of them the first system to cross the exascale milestone? It starts planning its successor.  The center is Oak Ridge National Lab, a U.S. Department….

PINQ² and Hydro Québec Form Partnership Utilizing IBM Quantum

Montreal, March 25 th, 2024 — Hydro Québec is now a partner of the Platform for Digital and Quantum Innovation of Quebec (PINQ²). As the administrator of Canada’s first IBM Quantum System One located at IBM ’s facility in Bromont, Quebec, PINQ² offers an innovative approach to computing for companies wishing to conduct research , […]

LBNL Researchers to Be Presented Hans Meuer Award at ISC 2024

Hamburg, Germany, March 22 – This year’s Hans Meuer Award recipients are a team of five researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for their evaluation of the classical HPC hardware requirements for large-scale quantum computations. The Hans Meuer Award is an annual award presented at ISC High Performance. It recognizes the most outstanding research paper […]