Algorithms & Software

Quantum-safe Application Program Interface to be Challenged in Cyber Hackathon

Quantum-safe Application Program Interface to be Challenged in Cyber Hackathon IronCAP Challenges Top Hackers with Availability of New “Quantum Safe” API Key points… +  01 Communique Laboratory Inc. has reached a major milestone with the launch of the IronCAP Application Program Interface (“API”). IronCAP’s patent-pending […]

Quantum Simulation Software, QuEST, Spans Architectures; Here’s a Comparative Study with Project Q, qHipster, and Quantum++

Quantum Simulation Software, QuEST, Spans Architectures; Here’s a Comparative Study with Project Q, qHipster, and Quantum++ QuEST and High Performance Simulation of Quantum Computers Excerpts and salient points ~ +  QuEST, the Quantum Exact Simulation Toolkit, is the first open source, hybrid multi-threaded and distributed, […]

The Race for Quantum Computing: U.K. Status

The Race for Quantum Computing: U.K. Status Excellent discussion and tracking of the U.K. MoD quantum programme and related U.K. Government initiatives. The race for quantum computing is surely on. Qubit. Mapping the Race to Quantum Computing: The UK National Quantum Technologies Programme – The […]

Sampling of Quantum Computing; French Perspective

Sampling of Quantum Computing; French Perspective Computers: Promises of the Quantum Dawn Excerpts and salient points ~ +  In this race for the greatest number of qubits and the creation of a quantum computer, two systems, currently neck and neck, offer the most interesting prospects. […]

Limits of Quantum Communication Networks; Secret Key Capacity Explored

Limits of Quantum Communication Networks; Secret Key Capacity Explored Establishing the ultimate limits of quantum communication networks At the moment, sensitive data is typically encrypted and then sent across fibre-optic cables and other channels together with the digital “keys” needed to decode the information. However, […]

U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency Seeking Quantum-resistant Algorithms

U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency Seeking Quantum-resistant Algorithms.  The U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking quantum-resistant algorithm prototypes.  The effort appears to have the same goal as the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Post-quantum Cryptography Project.  The NIST project […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home. New research facility will serve ORNL’s growing mission in computing, materials research and development.  Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and lab officials today broke ground on a multipurpose research facility that will provide state-of-the-art […]