What impact do measures such as shelter-in-place, mask wearing, and social distancing have on the number of COVID-19 cases? How do the COVID-19 quarantine measures that have been implemented by North American countries compare to South American countries? These are just a few questions about the wide range of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) that have been applied by governments, globally.
This year’s IBM "5 in 5" predictions focus on accelerating the discovery of new materials to enable a more sustainable future. In line with the United Nation’s global call-to-action through its Sustainable Development Goals, IBM researchers are working to speed up the discovery of new materials that will address significant worldwide problems.
The new IBM-HBCU Quantum Center announced at this week at IBM’s Quantum Summit is a multi-year investment that will bring together researchers and students across a network of 13 HBCUs.
Today, we are announcing the roadmap that we think will take us from the noisy, small-scale devices of today to the million-plus qubit devices of the future. We are currently developing a suite of increasingly larger and better chips, with a 1,000-qubit-plus chip, called IBM Quantum Condor, targeted for the end of 2023.
Back in 2018, the National Quantum Initiative was signed into law, and today, the US Department of Energy announced millions in funding to support multidisciplinary Quantum Information Science Research Centers. We believe that these Centers closely align with our vision for the technological development of quantum computing here in the United States, both in the research that they carry out as well as the resulting national quantum ecosystem that they create.
Scientists at Mitsubishi Chemical, a member of the IBM Q Hub at Keio University in Japan, reached out to our team about experimenting with new approaches to error mitigation and novel quantum algorithms to address these very challenges. In the new arXiv preprint, “Applications of Quantum Computing for Investigations of Electronic Transitions in Phenylsulfonyl-carbazole TADF Emitters,” we – along with collaborators at Keio University and JSR - describe quantum computations of the “excited states,” or high energy states, of industrial chemical compounds that could potentially be used in the fabrication of efficient organic light emitting diode (OLED) devices.
A recent panel discussion on “The Promise of Quantum for Industry” at the annual IBM Quantum Summit homed in on several business challenges that quantum computers are well-suited to tackle.
IBM announced its annual "5 in 5” technology predictions for 2020. Here are some recent examples that highlight progress achieved toward realizing previous 5 in 5 forecasts and provide some insights into our long-term commitment to develop innovative solutions that can be implemented as IBM products and services, or shared with partners for commercialization or further development.
Hydrogen is the simplest element in the universe, yet its behavior in extreme conditions such as very high pressure and temperature is still far from being well understood. Dense hydrogen constitutes the bulk of the content of giant gas planets and brown dwarf stars and it’s a material of interest for both fundamental physics and […]
We are excited to announce our Summer 2021 internship opportunities. Our goal is to train the future scientists, engineers, and developers across the globe who will help advance the field of quantum computing — all with a mindset that it is our responsibility to find and support the best candidates from a diverse global community.
Our article “Topological and subsystem codes on low-degree graphs with flag qubits” , published in Physical Review X, takes a bottom-up approach to quantum error correcting codes that are adapted to a heavy-hexagon lattice – a topology we implement in our latest 65-qubit Hummingbird (r2) chip, available to IBM Q Network users in the Manhattan-named system.
IBM Quantum is a platinum sponsor of, and exhibitor at, the inaugural IEEE Quantum Week, a virtual event from October 12-16 that will help you learn about the industry, its opportunities, and where it is going. IEEE Quantum, an IEEE Future Directions Initiative on quantum computing, is bridging the gap between the science of quantum computing and the development of an industry surrounding it.