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Quantum Computing

IBM Q is an industry-first initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems. As part of this effort, The IBM Quantum Experience enables anyone to connect to IBM’s quantum processor via the IBM Cloud, to run algorithms, experiments and to collaboratively explore what might be possible with quantum computing. Jerry Chow, manager of experimental quantum computing for IBM Research, describes the aim of this growing community working together to advance the frontiers of quantum

IBM Q systems will be designed to tackle problems in business and science that are too complex and exponential in nature for classical computing systems to handle. One of the first and most promising applications will be in the area of chemistry. Even for simple molecules like caffeine, the number of quantum states in the molecule can be astoundingly large — so large that all the conventional computing memory and processing power that could ever be built could not model it — and could lead to the discovery of new materials and medicines

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From the Double Slit Experiment the first photo

Light is a wave and a particle, but no-one’s managed to see both at the same time…. until now! The first ever snapshot of light as both wave and particle is taken by Fabrizio Carbone’s lab at EPFL (LUMES). The work is published in Nature Communications on 02 March 2015

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Google’s Quantum Lab

Google’s Quantum Lab it is a big collaboration project! The hardware is from the Canadian quantum computing company (D-Wave), the technical and engineering expertise is from NASA and all of those are under the labs and financial help of Google. It’s an open research project, highly ambitious, aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architectures plus all shorts of mysteries that the scientific community is dealing currently and on the future. Still the work in those labs and the answers trying to unveil are something like “top secret”. On the other hand a scientist working on this project set it a little bit differently: “We don’t know what the best questions are to ask that computer”

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