UCD spin-out reveals ‘major milestone’ for quantum computing

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Silicon-based quantum computing company Equal1 says it is the first company to demonstrate a fully integrated quantum processing unit operating at 3.7 Kelvin. Equal1, a spin-out from University College Dublin (UCD), has made what it’s referring to as a “major breakthrough” for the quantum computing industry. It announced today (13 May) that it is the first company to demonstrate a fully integrated quantum processor unit (QPU) operating at 3.7 Kelvin. Founded by Dirk Leipold, Mike Asker and Prof R Bogdan Staszewski, Equal1 is split between Dublin and Fremont, California. The company was named NovaUCD’s spin-out of the year in March. Its finding addresses one of the biggest challenges in quantum computing: scaling the number of qubits so that a quantum computer can solve real-world problems. Equal1’s quantum processing unit has patented...

Archer Materials Ltd takes big steps in advancing 12CQ quantum computing chip towards qubit control milestone

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The company has completed the preliminary stages of its quantum measurements towards qubit control by successfully characterising optimised and unoptimised QC Devices. Archer Materials Limited () (FRA:38A) has made significant progress in advancing the development of its 12CQ quantum computing chip, which is focused on achieving the major technological milestone of qubit control. It has completed the preliminary stages of quantum measurements towards qubit control by successfully characterising optimised and unoptimised QC Devices.  The information obtained, such as device response to ‘pulse sequences’, will greatly expedite further progress in the 12CQ qubit control measurements.  "Well-funded and on track" Archer chief executive officer Dr Mohammad Choucair said: “We are incredibly proud of these latest results which show that we...