January 17, 2022

Category: Swiss Quantum Hub

Quantum Startups Pasqal and Qu&Co Announce Merger to Leverage Complementary Solutions for Global Market
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Quantum Startups Pasqal and Qu&Co Announce Merger to Leverage Complementary Solutions for Global Market

Paris and Amsterdam, January 11, 2022 – Pasqal, a developer of neutral atom-based quantum technology, and Qu&Co, a quantum algorithm and software developer, today announced a merger to accelerate progress on achieving business advantage through quantum computing by leveraging their complementary solutions. Continuing as Pasqal and headquartered in Paris, executives from the two firms say the […]

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Integrated photonics meet electron microscopy
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Integrated photonics meet electron microscopy

The transmission electron microscope (TEM) can image molecular structures at the atomic scale by using electrons instead of light, and has revolutionized materials science and structural biology. The past decade has seen a lot of interest in combining electron microscopy with optical excitations, trying, for example, to control and manipulate the electron beam by light. […]

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A quantum wake-up call for European CEOs
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A quantum wake-up call for European CEOs

By Anika Pflanzer, Wolf Richter, and Henning So, McKinsey Several recent breakthroughs in research on quantum computing and its industrial applications have reinforced its tremendous potential. The demonstration of large-scale quantum computers,1 research on noise-free quantum computation,2 and the implementation of commercial quantum computers are just a few examples that highlight exciting possibilities. Despite the uncertainty of the timetable and […]

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Quantum theory needs complex numbers
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Quantum theory needs complex numbers

An international team of researchers shows through a concrete theoretical experiment that the prediction by standard complex quantum theory cannot be expressed by its real counterpart and ratifies its need of complex numbers. Their results have been published in Nature. Physicists construct theories to describe nature. Let us explain it through an analogy with something […]

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PASQAL Announces Quantum Computing Collaboration with NVIDIA
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PASQAL Announces Quantum Computing Collaboration with NVIDIA

Paris, December 9th, 2021 – PASQAL today announced  a collaboration with NVIDIA to build a Quantum Computing Center of Excellence, featuring a cluster of 10 NVIDIA DGX A100 systems with NVIDIA InfiniBand networking to enhance its portfolio of solutions. PASQAL, a member of the NVIDIA Inception program which nurtures cutting-edge startups, will offer powerful quantum computing tools, supercharged by NVIDIA accelerated computing, […]

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Microsoft to Bring Rigetti Superconducting Quantum Computers to Azure Quantum
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Microsoft to Bring Rigetti Superconducting Quantum Computers to Azure Quantum

Berkeley, Calif., Dec. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rigetti Computing, a pioneer in full-stack quantum computing, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to provide Rigetti quantum computers over the cloud to users of Microsoft’s Azure Quantum service. When the Rigetti system becomes available, it will be the largest quantum computer accessible on Azure Quantum. The two […]

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Cambridge Quantum has announced Quantum Origin
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Cambridge Quantum has announced Quantum Origin

Quantum Origin is the world’s first commercial product built using quantum computers that delivers an outcome that classical computers could not achieve. Quantum Origin is the first platform to derive cryptographic keys using the output of a quantum computer to ensure data is protected at foundational level against evolving attacks It provides immediate protection to enterprises […]

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Honeywell Quantum Solutions and Cambridge Quantum have combined to create Quantinuum
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Honeywell Quantum Solutions and Cambridge Quantum have combined to create Quantinuum

CAMBRIDGE, UK and BROOMFIELD, CO., Nov. 30, 2021 – The two leading companies in the quantum computing industry have combined to create Quantinuum, thereby accelerating the development of quantum computing and innovation of quantum technologies in a platform agnostic manner to deliver real-world quantum-enabled solutions for some of the most intractable problems that classical computers have […]

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Paris-Based Startup C12 Quantum Electronics Raises $10M, Led by 360 Capital
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Paris-Based Startup C12 Quantum Electronics Raises $10M, Led by 360 Capital

Paris, June 8th 2021 C12 Quantum Electronics today announces the closing of a $10 million seed round comprising funds from 360 Capital, Bpifrance (Digital Venture Fund), Airbus Ventures, BNP Paribas Développement, and Octave Klaba (OVHcloud), with additional grants from Bpifrance and the Ile-de-France Region. Founded in January 2020 by Matthieu and Pierre Desjardins, alongside scientists […]

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