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Can Quantum Computers Help Us Respond to the Coronavirus?

Can Quantum Computers Help Us Respond to the Coronavirus?

D-Wave Systems has offered free access to its quantum computers for researchers working on solving problems associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, including those working toward vaccines, therapies, supply distribution, and more.

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How Many Qubits Are Needed For Quantum Supremacy?

How Many Qubits Are Needed For Quantum Supremacy?

As researchers continue to analyze quantum computing circuits, operations, and techniques, it remains controversial how many qubits are needed to achieve quantum supremacy over classical computers.

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Quantum Satellite Links Extend More Than 1,000 Kilometers

Quantum Satellite Links Extend More Than 1,000 Kilometers

Researchers from China have achieved their goal of entanglement-based quantum cryptography by using a satellite that connected two ground stations more than 1,000 kilometers apart with data rates of 0.12 bits per second.

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