Quantum China Weekly Volume 13 (2021/07/03-2021/07/09)

Quantum China WeeklyQuantum China is a weekly periodical focusing on China’s quantum information technology sector, provide a voice for the Chinese quantum technology field.

Quantum China mainly focuses on eight major directions: Policy, Capital, Business, Technology, Research, Education, Conference, and People. Providing researchers, Interested parties, and industry pioneers with all the latest developments in China’s quantum field.

 

Policy

CAC Releases Digital China Development Report Affirming the Advantages of Quantum Computing

Recently, the Cyberspace Administration of China also known as the Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission released the “Digital China Development Report (2020)”. The first part of the Report mentions that quantum computing and other fields have made a number of major scientific and technological achievements; the second part gives an example of quantum computer “nine chapters” to deal with the “Gaussian bosonic sampling” problem, affirming the superiority of quantum computing; the tenth part of “building an innovative development system to unleash digital productivity” indicates the need to strengthen the strategic research layout and technological integration and innovation in quantum information and other fields.

 

Business

Origin Quantum is recruiting

Origin Quantum is now recruiting, and the positions are related to quantum chip center, quantum software center, quantum measurement and control center, etc. The specific positions include chip process/R&D engineer, hardware test engineer, algorithm engineer, quantum application scientist, etc.

QuantumCTek Random Number Generator Passes Testing

QuantumCTek has recently received a test report issued by the Commercial Cryptography Testing Center of the National Cryptography Bureau, which shows that the company’s self-developed Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG100E) has passed the commercial classification test, making it one of the first quantum random number products in China to pass the commercial classification test. With this, all of QuantumCTek’s core products related to quantum secured communications have reached the threshold of commercial confidentiality and can provide customers with a complete set of quantum security solutions for commercial confidentiality compliance.

QUDOOR unveils new products at the launch event

QUDOOR held the “Quantum Empowerment – Extraordinary Journey” 2021 product launch event in Beijing, during which QUDOOR showcased the company’s technological achievements and milestones in the field of quantum communication and quantum computing, including the new generation QKD device “QCS-288”. The launch event showcased the company’s technological achievements and research and development products in the field of quantum communication and quantum computing, including the new generation QKD device “QCS-288”, the QKD optical chip “QOIC-280” and the distributed ion trap quantum computer “AbaQ-1” engineering machine.

TuringQ and UCloud reach a strategic partnership

On July 7, TuringQ and UCloud signed a strategic cooperation agreement, in which both parties will cooperate in the field of quantum computing and quantum cloud platform and other cutting-edge technologies, and deepen the demand of users, uphold the concept of rapid product customization and personalized on-demand service, and launch products and services suitable for industry characteristics.

 

Technology

Origin Quantum Launches ChemiQ 2.1, a Quantum Chemistry Application

Origin Quantum released the official version of ChemiQ 2.1 quantum computing chemistry software. The software can be adapted to quantum virtual machines and quantum computers, and can visually build molecular models, quickly simulate ground state energies, scan potential energy surfaces, study chemical reactions, and finally display quantum computing results in a graphical form, and bring far-reaching impact to chemical synthesis, drug development, and material design.

 

Research

Research team from SJTU overcomes the problem of building predictive quantum entanglement at room temperature

Recently, a team of Professor Xianmin Jin from the School of Physics and Astronomy at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) has achieved the first experimental prediction of entanglement between independent quantum nodes based on room-temperature atomic system synthesis. The team has overcome the problem of building predictive quantum entanglement between quantum nodes in room-temperature atomic systems, which promotes the development of more large-scale scalable and practical quantum networks.

paper: https://www.osapublishing.org/optica/fulltext.cfm?uri=optica-8-6-925&id=452110

USTC achieves single-atom detection of krypton-81 using all-optical excitation

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) Professor Zhengtian Lu and his colleague Dr. Florian Ritterbusch have achieved single-atom detection of the extremely rare isotope krypton-81 using all-optical excitation, a breakthrough in quantum precision measurement that will contribute to Earth and environmental science research.

paper: https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.127.023201

Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences is recruiting 2 electronic engineers

Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences is recruiting 2 electronic engineers, responsible for the design and development of circuit software and hardware of quantum sensors. We hope to recruit engineers and technicians with circuit development background, responsible for carrying out technical research on acquisition and processing of weak signals, servo control and noise suppression, and completing the design and development of circuit software and hardware of quantum sensors.

 

Education

CCF “Quantum Computing” Summer Class is now registering

The CCF Summer School on Quantum Computing, organized by the Chinese Computer Society (CCF), hosted by the CCF Committee on Theoretical Computer Science and the Institute of Quantum Computing and Computer Theory at Sun Yat-sen University, and sponsored by Huawei Technologies, will be held soon. The class will be held from August 18-21, 2021, and the registration period will be from July 6 to August 11, 2021.

HKUST introduces Quantum Spin Technology’s “Gemini” quantum computer

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HKUST has recently introduced Hong Kong’s first commercial quantum computer for teaching purposes into its new Centre for Quantum Technology at the Jockey Club Institute of Advanced Study, so that the teaching of quantum algorithms no longer remains at the theoretical level. The quantum computer adopts the principle of nuclear magnetic resonance and has a capacity of two bits, which can physically show students the operating principles and methods behind quantum computing.

 

Conference

The 2021 Annual Conference of the Chinese Cryptologic Society on Quantum Cryptography will be held soon

The Annual Conference of the Chinese Cryptologic Society on Quantum Cryptography 2021 will be held on July 29-30, hosted by the Quantum Cryptography Committee of the Chinese Cryptologic Society and jointly organized by Shenyang University and Liaoning University.

The National Conference on Optical Quantum Science and Technology was successfully held

On July 3-4, the 2nd National Conference on Optical Quantum Science and Technology was held in Nanjing, hosted by the Optical Quantum Science and Technology Committee of the Optical Society of China and organized by the School of Communication and Information Engineering of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications. The conference gathered experts and scholars in the field of optical quantum science and technology to conduct academic exchanges and share results around relevant hot topics. Beijing Zcwei Quantum Communication Technology Inc. presented relevant presentations at the conference.

 




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