A key pillar for deploying IBM Quantum systems into the cloud is the ability to read out their quantum states with high fidelity in real time. This critical capability is made possible using special kinds of low-noise microwave amplifiers, known as quantum-limited amplifiers.
Last year we at IBM declared that in order to achieve quantum advantage within the next decade, we will need to at least double the Quantum Volume of our quantum computing systems every year. What better way to start this first full week of 2020 than by announcing that we have added our fourth data point to our progress road map and achieved a system demonstrating Quantum Volume of 32.
Our newest freely available quantum computing system takes one more step toward bringing the lab to the cloud. It features pulse-level control, and when coupled with today’s release of the new version of Qiskit (version 0.14), any IBM Quantum Experience user now has the ability to construct schedules of pulses and execute them. The role of experimental quantum physicist is now available to anyone with internet access.
We are pleased to announce our support to grow the community of quantum enthusiasts and explorers, by partnering with the Unitary Fund to provide funding for grants and priority access to certain IBM Quantum systems.
For the first time in 18 years, the Grace Hopper Celebration 2019 is spotlighting quantum computing in its emerging technologies track. We simply cannot wait to meet the attendees at this year's event and talk all things quantum.
Quantum computers are extremely susceptible to “noise” from their environment – which leads to errors in the computation.
Magnetic materials could be at the forefront of an upcoming revolution in electronics.
There are high hopes that quantum computing’s tremendous processing power will someday unleash exponential advances in artificial intelligence.