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Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is the use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform computation. This technology is exponentially more powerful than classical computing and holds the promise to solutions to problems heretofore unsolvable by classical computing.


Top 10 Corporate Owners


 
Issued Patent Count   
 
Published Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. IBM
 
 
717
2. D-Wave Systems Inc.
 
 
457
3. Microsoft
 
 
246
4. Google (Alphabet)
 
 
158
5. Intel
 
 
144
6. Northrop Grumman
 
 
132
7. Inventor
 
 
92
8. Toshiba
 
 
80
9. Rigetti
 
 
79
10. PsiQuantum
 
 
64




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Qubit Type
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    2585
    1067 Superconductors , 516 Non-Specific , 245 Optical computing , 218 Classical , 169 Quantum Dots , 149 Spin-Based Qubits , 132 Ion Trap , 80 Topological , 9 Other
  • Task
  •  
    3152
    529 Qubit Control , 507 Qubit Creation/Storage , 365 Other Hardware , 317 Other Applications , 315 Circuit , 314 Measurement & Read-Out , 191 Processor , 164 Error Correction , 141 Annealing , 118 Operations , 76 Memory , 68 Software , 35 Cryptography , 12 Manufacturing


    Recent Published Activity in Quantum Computing as of September 28, 2021