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Quantum Orchestration: Integrated quantum control hardware and software

01 Jun 2021 Sponsored by Quantum Machines

Available to watch now, Quantum Machines explores a new platform for implementing quantum control protocols

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Quantum computing holds great promise for achieving immense computational power. While reaching the full potential of this paradigm presents considerable technical challenges, current Noisy Intermediate Scale Quantum (NISQ) devices have already demonstrated an advantage over classical hardware for particular computational tasks. Such demonstrations were achieved through incredible progress in designing quantum systems, engineering their environment, and controlling them effectively, leading to significant improvements in coherence times, gate fidelities, and the ability to integrate more qubits into a single quantum processor.

While the development of quantum hardware remains the primary challenge, many bottlenecks exist in the classical control hardware and software, where optimizations play a critical role for near-term quantum computing. This workshop introduces a new platform for implementing quantum control protocols, executing them on a wide range of quantum hardware, and optimizing their performance. This hardware and software solution, the Quantum Orchestration platform, combines a unique processor architecture that allows the most cutting-edge real-time control capabilities. We will demonstrate how the platform can control various setups and present live code use cases. Some examples will include feedback for error correction and repeat until success protocols; complex calibrations and optimizations; and hybrid quantum-classical algorithms.

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Yonatan Cohen is a quantum physicist and entrepreneur, the CTO and co-founder of Quantum Machines. QM introduces Quantum Orchestration, a powerful platform to accelerate quantum research and development, and deliver unprecedented capabilities in quantum technologies. The platform empowers teams to realize the full potential of any quantum device. With its robust architecture and powerful yet intuitive programming language, QM makes it possible to run even the most advanced experiments and algorithms right out of the box. He is also the co-founder and the ex-managing director of the Weizmann Institute’s Entrepreneurship Program. Yonatan completed his MSc and PhD in Prof. Moty Heiblum’s lab at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, working on quantum electronics, superconducting-semiconducting devices and microfabrication.

Gal Winer is a quantum physicist and the QUA libraries team lead at Quantum Machines. Gal did his PhD working on quantum optics in cold Rydberg atoms in the Weizmann Institute with Prof. Ofer Firstenberg. He has also worked in industry on metrology and automated optical inspection in semiconductor manufacturing.



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