CES 2018: Intel announces ‘major breakthrough’ in quantum computing chip
Intel has announced a 49-qubit quantum chip at CES 2018, with CEO Brian Krzanich calling it a major breakthrough in quantum computing and the next step to “quantum supremacy”.
During the Intel keynote, Krzanich said Intel’s labs and researchers are “committed” to advancing quantum computing, with a Netherlands-based lab specifically testing and building quantum computing systems.
Intel did not disclose any timeline details for the quantum chip.
Other advanced computing systems being tested by Intel include neuromorphic computing the form of its artificial intelligence (AI) test chip Loihi, which was announced in September.