Quantum: Atom Computing Says It’s First to Exceed 1,000 Qubits

October 24, 2023 – Boulder, CO – Atom Computing today said it has created a 1,225-site atomic array, currently populated with 1,180 qubits, in its quantum computing platform. This is the first time a company has crossed the 1,000-qubit threshold for a universal gate-based system, planned for release next year.  It marks an industry milestone toward […]

Atom Computing Adds Former Sec. of the Navy to Board

August 30, 2023 — Berkeley, CA – Atom Computing has appointed Ken Braithwaite, former Secretary of the Navy, to its board of directors. He served as Secretary of the Navy from May 29, 2020, to January 20, 2021, in the Donald Trump administration. Atom Computing also announced that Greg Muhlner has joined the company as […]

Quantum: Atom Computing and NREL Explore Electric Grid Optimization

BOULDER, CO, July 20, 2023 – Atom Computing and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today announced are exploring how quantum computing can help optimize electric grid operations. During this week’s IEEE Power and Energy Society general meeting in Orlando, NREL researchers demonstrated how they incorporated Atom Computing’s atomic array quantum […]

How the U.S. Can Win the Quantum Computing Race

Quantum computing will define the 21st century. It’s a once-in-a-generation, paradigm shift in computation performance … The U.S. has long led the world in computing technologies and it already has tremendous assets and talent in quantum computing. However, it is very early days for quantum and long-term global leadership is far from assured. All of the leading industrial nations have declared quantum computing to be a strategic priority and are committing massive resources to it.  According to a World Economic Forum report, public investment in quantum computing reached $30 billion in 2022 with China leading the way.

Quantum: Atom Computing Raises $60M Series B Funding

January 20, 2022 — Berkeley, CA — Atom Computing, maker of a quantum computer made of nuclear-spin qubits from optically-trapped neutral atoms, today announced closure of a $60M Series B round. Third Point Ventures led the round, followed by Primer Movers Lab and insiders including Innovation Endeavors, Venrock and Prelude Ventures. Following the completion of […]

Atom Computing Unveils 1st-Gen Quantum System; Names New CEO after Closing $15M Series A Round

July 21, 2021 — Berkeley, CA — Atom Computing, a fast-growing quantum computing start-up announces its transition into the next phase of growth after closing $15M in Series A funding. Atom Computing is the first company to build nuclear-spin qubits out of an alkaline earth element. Today the company unveils its first-generation quantum computing system, […]