The Quantum Weekly: Honeywell Joins the Quantum Hunt 03/07/2020

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Honeywell makes an impressive entrance into the quantum computing race, how quantum computers can be used to stop the next pandemic, and more in this edition of The Quantum Weekly. 

Spotlight Story: A Honey(well) of a Quantum Computer

“Honeywell are claiming that they will be providing access (via the cloud) to the world’s leading quantum computer (by quantum volume) within the next few months. They supported this announcement with the release of this paper. Quantum Volume is a method developed by IBM to attempt to capture, in one number, a true measure of progress in the development of quantum computers, taking into account not only the number of qubits but also the connectivity of these qubits and their reliability (among other factors).” —  The Quantum Daily

Science

How Quantum Computers Could Be Used to Thwart a Future Pandemic — The Quantum Daily

Unifying “Collapse” and “No-Collapse” Approaches to Quantum Physics — The Quantum Daily

Longest Microwave Quantum Link — Phys.org

KITE Code Could Power New Quantum Developments — Science Daily

Physicists Take Snapshots of Quantum Measurement — Physics World

Something Weird Just Happened That We Can’t Really Explain With Existing Physics — Popular Mechanics

Machine Learning Illuminates Material’s Hidden Order — Phys.org

Business

British Startup ORCA Computing: Quantum Thinking Outside The Box — The Quantum Daily

Cambridge Quantum Computing Joins CERN in Using Quantum Tech to Explore Particle Physics — The Quantum Daily

Microsoft Releases Quantum Impact Video Series — The Quantum Daily

‘Dead or Alive:’ Canadian Quantum Computing Startup Targets the Media and Medical Imaging Industries — The Quantum Daily

ApexQubit: Harnessing Quantum Computing for Health and Humanity — The Quantum Daily

Opinion

Quantum Supremacy — Greater Kashmir

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