IBM Quantum

IBM Quantum systems accelerate discoveries in science

IBM's quantum systems powered 46 non-IBM presentations in order to help discover new algorithms, simulate condensed matter and many-body systems, explore the frontiers of quantum mechanics and particle physics, and push the field of quantum information science forward overall.

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Discovery Accelerator: A landmark partnership between Cleveland Clinic and IBM Research

The Cleveland Clinic + IBM Discovery Accelerator to advance pathogen research, and foster the next-gen tech workforce for healthcare.

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South Africa’s progress in becoming quantum ready

One billion circuits and counting. Wits University and the 15 universities collaborating with them, through the African Research Universities Alliance, have made significant progress in getting South Africa quantum ready.

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Celebrating Black talent at IBM Quantum

In recognition of Black History Month, we spoke with a few of our growing cohort of Black IBM Quantum team members working to build the future of quantum computing. The four featured here perform indispensable roles at each level of the quantum stack, from researching quantum algorithms and their potential applications to building a global quantum ecosystem. We hope you'll follow along and celebrate their accomplishments with us today and into the future.

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The IBM-HBCU Quantum Center grows rapidly in size and scope

The IBM-HBCU Quantum Center has announced a slate of new members for the Center, with 10 historically Black colleges and universities joining the Center’s 13 founding institutions.

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How to measure and reset a qubit in the middle of a circuit execution

IBM Quantum systems can now measure and reset a qubit in the middle of a circuit execution.

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IBM’s roadmap for building an open quantum software ecosystem

Software reliant on this nascent technology, one rooted in the physical laws of matter at the smallest scales, could soon revolutionize computing forever.

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IBM physicist & APS Fellow Heike Riel: from furniture design to quantum computing

Heike Riel's recent appointment as an APS Fellow attests her leadership in science and technology. While many distinguished physicists are part of the APS, only a handful are elected to the fellowship — and even fewer still are female. So when Riel learned last fall that she had been selected, she was deeply touched. “It’s truly an honor and I am humbled to have received this recognition from one of the most highly respected organizations for professionals in physics,” she says. “I am very grateful for my colleagues as well as the teams and institutions that have supported me along the way.”

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Setting the bar for variational quantum algorithms using high-performance classical simulations

In the recently published Nature Physics research paper, we, along with our colleague Dr. David Gosset, associate professor at the University of Waterloo's Institute of Quantum Computing, show that certain properties of shallow quantum circuits on a two-dimensional grid of qubits can be simulated classically in time that grows only linearly with the number of qubits.

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Undergraduates: Apply to be a quantum intern with IBM and Princeton University

IBM and Princeton University are delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2021 Quantum Undergraduate Research at IBM and Princeton (QURIP) internship program.

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Continuing the journey to frictionless quantum software: Qiskit Chemistry module & Gradients framework

We’ve taken another important step on our path towards frictionless quantum computing: A new release of Qiskit with a completely overhauled Qiskit Chemistry module, as well as a brand new Qiskit Gradients framework. Both enhancements pave the way for quantum application software that serves the needs of domain experts and quantum algorithm researchers.

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The IBM Quantum Challenge: Programming for the not-so-distant quantum future

Apply for the IBM Quantum Challenge: Programming for the Not-So-Distant Quantum Future, a three-week quantum computing educational challenge starting on November 8 at 19:00 US EST / November 9 at 9:00 JST. Seats are limited to 2,000 so make sure to sign up early.

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