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Quantum Computing Education - Workforce Development

Quantum Computing Education - Workforce DevelopmentQuantum Engineering Bootcamp: Module 1 - Test and Evaluation for Quantum Devices
20 April 2021 | Virtual Event

Join us for the next course in our Quantum Computing Education - Workforce Development series, "Quantum Engineering Bootcamp: Module 1 - Test and Evaluation for Quantum Devices," instructed by Will Madsen, Quantum Systems Engineering and Architecture Manager, Rigetti Computing, and hosted by Maëva Ghonda, IEEE Chair, Quantum Computing Education for Workforce Development Program, and Attendance is free.

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Quantum Talks

Quantum TalksQuantum Talks
23 April 2021 | Virtual Event

Quantum Talks is a new online event that covers the latest in quantum computing research topics and related technical areas. This event is part of Quantum365 activities and is brought to you in conjunction with IEEE Hyderabad Section.

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Quantum Executive Series

Quantum Executive SeriesThe Future of Quantum Computing Software
25 March 2021 | Virtual Event

In this session, Maëva Ghonda interviewed Amir Naveh, the co-founder and Head of Algorithms at Classiq Technologies, an exceptional quantum startup that recently received significant venture funding. This session is intended for executives, decision makers, industry practitioners, and technical and senior managers. Registration is free.

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IEEE Quantum Week

IEEE Quantum Week12-16 October 2020 | Virtual Event

The inaugural 2020 IEEE International Conference on Quantum Engineering (QCE) was IEEE's leading, multidisciplinary venue on all things quantum. This special event showcased the latest in quantum research, technologies, practice, applications, education, and training. Attendees had the unique opportunity to discuss challenges and opportunities with the quantum community.

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IEEE Experts Weigh Social Implications of Emerging Technologies in Future Pandemics

IEEE Experts Weigh Social Implications of Emerging Technologies in Future PandemicsThe technologies include big data, blockchain, 5G, and drones

Emerging technologies can help societies during global pandemics, but deployment and implementation must be carefully guided. In this article, thought leaders from IEEE Future Directions initiatives on Blockchain, Brain, Digital Reality, and Future Networks explore the societal aspects of utilizing emerging technologies to secure health and economic systems against future pandemics.

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Summary of the 2019 IEEE Workshop on Benchmarking Quantum Computational Devices and Systems

2019 IEEE Workshop on Benchmarking Quantum Computational Devices and Systems7 November 2019 | San Mateo, California, USA

A summary and speaker presentations on the topics of quantum supremacy and quantum computer performance are now available from our half-day workshop on benchmarking quantum computational devices and systems. The workshop was held in conjunction with the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing (ICRC) and was part of IEEE Rebooting Computing Week 2019.

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IEEE Quantum Education Summit 2019

The IEEE Quantum Initiative organized an educational summit on 6 November 2019 in San Mateo, California, USA, featuring speakers from industry and academia who shared prospects for advancing the field of quantum engineering and dealing with near- and long-term challenges, opportunities, and impacts. The Summit was held in conjunction with the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing (ICRC) and was part of IEEE Rebooting Computing Week 2019.

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Quantum Communications Networks

Satellite-Based Continuous-Variable Quantum Communications: State-of-the-Art and a Predictive Outlook
IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials - August 2019

The recent launch of the Micius quantum-enabled satellite heralds a major step forward for long-range quantum communication. Using single-photon discrete-variable quantum states, this exciting new development proves beyond any doubt that all of the quantum protocols previously deployed over limited ranges in terrestrial experiments can in fact be translated to global distances via the use of low-orbit satellites. In this paper we survey the imminent extension of space-based quantum communication to the continuous-variable regime-the quantum regime perhaps most closely related to classical wireless communications. The continuous variable regime offers the potential for increased communication performance, and represents the next major step forward for quantum communications and the development of the global quantum Internet.

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Computer - Special Issue on Quantum Realism

Computer - Special Issue on Quantum RealismThe June 2019 issue of Computer examines what has been accomplished in quantum computing, ideas that have been demonstrated, and where the path to the future lies. Access articles from this issue below.

EIC's Introduction: Exploring the Current State of Quantum Computing (Open Access)
Quantum Realism (Open Access)
A Hybrid Approach for Solving Optimization Problems on Small Quantum Computers
Really Small Shoe Boxes: On Realistic Quantum Resource Estimation
Practical Annealing-Based Quantum Computing
Reduction-Based Problem Mapping for Quantum Computing
Stochastic Optimization of Quantum Programs

 

2019 IEEE Quantum Meeting

2019 IEEE Quantum Meeting1-2 May 2019 | Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

We explored the latest advancements in quantum technologies at the 2019 IEEE Quantum Meeting in Gaithersburg.

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2018 IEEE Quantum Computing Summit White Paper

IEEE Quantum Computing Summit White Paper
IEEE Future Directions - August 2018

The IEEE Future Directions Committee has a long history of working with industry, academia and national laboratories to use its role as an impartial player to catalyze the development of important new technologies. The Committee brings together stakeholders for meetings in new areas of interest to the IEEE to determine where the Institute might make a contribution. Once the meeting has concluded, the Committee uses a summit output whitepaper to help it decide what technologies to incubate.

This whitepaper is the output of an IEEE Future Directions Quantum Computing Summit (QCS), held in Atlanta, GA, USA in August 2018. It was attended by 40 major players in quantum sciences from both the public and private sectors.

The summit chairs are Travis Humble and Erik DeBenedictis.

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News Articles

Diamond-Based Quantum Accelerator Puts Qubits in a Server Rack
IEEE Spectrum - April 2021

Its makers envision this device growing to 50+ qubits and fitting aboard satellites, autonomous vehicles

The startup Quantum Brilliance recently announced that they have developed a market-ready, diamond-based quantum computer the size of a server rack module that can operate at room temperatures. Its makers envision this device fitting aboard satellites and autonomous vehicles by 2026.

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Major(ana) Backpedaling: Microsoft-Backed Quantum Computer Research Retracted
IEEE Quantum - March 2021

Controversial evidence for elusive, hypothesized quasiparticles debunked

Controversial Microsoft-backed research on a kind of Majorana fermiona quasiparticle known as a Majorana zero mode has been retracted.

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In the Race to Hundreds of Qubits, Photons May Have "Quantum Advantage"
IEEE Spectrum - March 2021

Canadian startup Xanadu says their quantum computer is cloud-accessible, Python programmable, and ready to scale

Xanadu, a Toronto-based startup, has developed a photonic quantum computer that is programmable, highly scalable, and could even beat the fastest classical supercomputers at certain tasks.

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