IQM Quantum Reports Benchmarks on 20-Qubit System 

Espoo, Finland, 20th February 2024 – IQM Quantum Computers  announced it has achieved its latest benchmarks measured on its 20-qubit quantum computer.   Among the system-level benchmarks IQM obtained:  Quantum Volume (QV) of 2^5=32  Circuit Layer Operations Per Second (CLOPS) of 2600  20-qubit GHZ state with fidelity greater than 0.5   Q-score of 11  Quantum volume (QV) is a benchmark that […]

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 […]

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….

Intel Quantum: ‘Tunnel Falls’ Silicon Spin Chip Available to Researchers

Intel has announced the release of its “Tunnel Falls” quantum research chip, a 12-qubit silicon chip that the company is making available to the quantum research community. Intel also said it is collaborating with the Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) at the University of Maryland, College Park’s Qubit Collaboratory (LQC), a national-level Quantum Information Sciences […]

Intel Says It’s Moving Toward Large-Scale Quantum Chip Production

Intel announced today it has demonstrated the industry’s highest reported yield and uniformity to date of silicon spin qubit devices. “This achievement represents a major milestone for scaling and working towards fabricating quantum chips on Intel’s transistor manufacturing processes,” the company said. Intel said the research was conducted using its second-generation silicon spin test chip. […]

Los Alamos Claims Quantum Machine Learning Breakthrough: Training with Small Amounts of Data

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory today announced a quantum machine learning “proof” they say shows that training a quantum neural network requires only a small amount of data, “(upending) previous assumptions stemming from classical computing’s huge appetite for data in machine learning, or artificial intelligence.” The lab said the theorem has direct applications, including […]

D-Wave Shows Annealing Quantum Prototype

PALO ALTO, Calif. & BURNABY, B.C. — June 16, 2022 — Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems today announced it is showcasing an experimental prototype of the next-generation Advantage2 annealing quantum computer in the Leap quantum cloud service. The quantum prototype is available for use today. D-Wave said the prototype has 500+ qubits, woven together in the […]

Quantinuum: Hardware Upgrade Completed with 20 Connected Qubits

BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 14, 2022 – Quantinuum today announced an upgrade to its System Model H1 technology that includes expanding to 20 fully connected qubits and increasing the number of quantum operations that can be completed in parallel. “The improvements significantly bolster the computational capabilities of the  H1-1 quantum computer, Powered by Honeywell, which has set numerous industry records […]

IBM Quantum Promises 4,000-Qubit Processor in 2025, Envisions ‘Quantum-Centric Supercomputing’

At its Think 2022 conference this week, IBM declared its intent to deliver a 4,000+ qubit processor (“Kookaburra”) built with multiple clusters of scaled quantum computing processors. The updated quantum plan comes a year after IBM’s last roadmap announcement at Think 2021, in which IBM doubled down on delivering a 1,121-qubit processor by 2023.  Now […]

World Quantum Day: Intel and QuTech Collaborate on Silicon Qubits

April 14, 2022 — Researchers at Intel and QuTech, an advanced quantum computing research center consisting of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), report they have successfully created the first silicon qubits at scale at Intel’s D1 manufacturing factory in Hillsboro, Oregon. The result is […]