DOD Globe Logo…The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently funded the second phase of a quantum computing project that aims to expand the utility of emerging technology, according to one of the lead researchers on the project…

…The second phase of the Georgia Tech Research Institute-led project received $9.2 million in funding for the scientists to run additional experiments on a quantum computing system configured to potentially string together more computing units than ever…

…The DARPA project — Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices — aims to “demonstrate the quantitative advantage of quantum information processing by leapfrogging the performance of classical-only systems in solving optimization challenges…”

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