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    Oxford Instruments Partners with Consortium to Launch Commercial Quantum Computer

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    Oxford Instruments NanoScience announced that it will partner with a £10 million consortium to accelerate the commercialization of quantum computing in the United Kingdom, led by Rigetti Computing. The three-year program aims to build and operate the first quantum computer in the U.K., to make it available over the cloud, and to pursue practical applications in machine learning, materials simulation, and finance. The consortium includes the University of Edinburgh, quantum software startup Phasecraft, and Standard Chartered Bank.

    Rigetti will be building the superconducting quantum computer in a Proteox dilution refrigerator provided by Oxford Instruments. The University of Edinburgh will develop new ways of testing quantum…

    Sep, 02 2020 |

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