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Old 2020-09-29, 19:16   #1
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well, another quantum computer.

D-Wave’s new device consists of 5,000 tiny circuits made of niobium on a chip, cryogenically

cooled to near absolute zero. Each circuit constitutes a qubit, producing a magnetic field that
can point in one of two directions to represent the value 1 or 0, like a classical bit. But
because this magnetic field behaves quantum mechanically, the qubit can represent values
that are a superposition of both 1 and 0. To do math, D-Wave’s computer manipulates the qubits
’ magnetic field according to an algorithm. Advantage contains 3,000 more qubits than D-Wave’s
previous model, the 2000Q released in 2017. The more qubits a device has, the more variables
it can represent, allowing it to tackle more complicated problems, said Johnson.

Customers can access the computer by logging onto it remotely through D-Wave’s cloud service, Leap.

Well another 'cloud ' service. maybe interesting.

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