Quantum Computing Now Podcast Episode 24 – Amir Naveh and Quantum Volume

Amir (VP of R&D at Classiq, a quantum software startup) and I talk about how Quantum Volume is measured and how we in the public should interpret the results that come from it. While the metric does have some flaws, it’s still a good general-purpose single-number way to compare devices.
IBM announces 65 qubit machine: https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2020/09/hardware-aware-quantum/
IBM Planning on 1000 (physical) qubits by 2023: https://thequantuminsider.com/2020/09/15/ibms-quantum-roadmap-points-toward-1000-qubit-quantum-computer-by-2023/
IBM, Honeywell, and IonQ are in a running gun battle for “highest quantum volume device”

IBM Says Company Achieved Highest Quantum Volume to Date

Honeywell Reports Achieving Quantum Volume 128 on Company’s Quantum Computer

IonQ Unveils New 32-Qubit Quantum Computer

Megaprocessor: https://hackaday.com/2016/07/06/42300-transistor-megaprocessor-is-complete/
From NAND to Tetris on Coursera: https://www.coursera.org/learn/build-a-computer
IBM Quantum Volume Paper: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1811.12926.pdf
Classiq Website: https://www.classiq.io/
Amir’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amir-naveh-6bb61571
Sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com

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Ethan Hansen
Ethan Hansenhttps://anchor.fm/quantumcomputingnow
Ethan Hansen is the creator of Quantum Computing Now, an original podcast. In his podcast he talks about the basics, the news, and shares interviews with quantum computing professionals. When he isn't making a podcast episode he's probably studying, biking, or chatting with someone about science

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