Tag Archives: quantum computing

D-Wave Systems to Demo Quantum Computing System at Inaugural Conference in New Mexico

D-Wave Systems will unveil additional details of its latest quantum computing platform that features a new 2000-qubit processor at an inaugural users group conference Wednesday and Thursday in Santa Fe, New Mexico. D-Wave said Tuesday the processor has doubled the amount of qubits from the previous D-Wave 2X system and introduces control features that work to …

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AFRL Seeks Partners for R&D Funding Opportunity on Quantum Computing Sciences

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s information directorate seeks white papers on ideas that support the research, design, development, concept testing, evaluation and experimentation of quantum computing sciences under a potential $40 million funding opportunity. According to a broad agency announcement posted Friday on FedBizOpps, the funding opportunity aims to assess algorithm designs and technologies that …

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Gulu Gambhir Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top CTO Executives Award

GULU GAMBHIR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER LEIDOS Gulu Gambhir, D.Sc., is executive vice president and chief technology officer of Leidos. He provides strategic direction for the corporation’s technology offerings, guides its research and development program, and promotes business growth through technology innovation. He leads the corporate Office of …

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IARPA Taps IBM for Logical Quantum Bit Research Grant; Arvind Krishna Comments

IBM has received a multi-year grant from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to further study superconducting qubits the company believes could eventually facilitate development of a universal quantum computer. The company said Tuesday it aims to help IARPA design a logical qubit from multiple imperfect physical qubits and tackle computational limitations …

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NASA-Google-USRA Partnership to Use D-Wave Quantum Computing Systems

D-Wave Systems will install new quantum computing systems at NASA‘s Ames Research Center in California in support of the space agency’s research partnership with Google and the Universities Space Research Association. D-Wave said Monday its D-Wave 2X technology works to support the NASA-Google-USRA team’s efforts to study the impact of quantum computing on artificial intelligence …

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