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Startup AQT makes quantum computers accessible

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In spite of different approaches, quantum algorithms can also be run on the hardware in Innsbruck via the open source accessible Cirq framework. "Now researchers and industrial partners can readily run their quantum software on the Innsbruck quantum computers. A "simple and effective interface between international quantum software developers and our Innsbruck-based quantum computer infrastructure" is now available, says AQT Managing Director Thomas Monz.

The Tyrolean scientists already have a programmable ion trap quantum computer at their disposal featuring 20 quantum bits. The quantum bits are the fundamental information units in quantum computers. Ion traps hold atoms individually which can be manipulated with lasers. These atoms are considered to comprise the promising basic concept for realising practicable quantum bits. Google is pursuing a different concept based on superconducting electronics.

The university spin-off was founded by the quantum physicists Rainer Blatt, Peter Zoller and Thomas Monz with the aim of constructing a commercial quantum computer. Significant progress has been made over the last few decades at the University of Innsbruck as well as at the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (AAS).

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