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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
 
 
438
2. D-wave Systems Inc.
 
 
409
3. Microsoft
 
 
192
4. Northrop Grumman
 
 
132
5. Intel
 
 
103
6. Inventor
 
 
96
7. United States of America
 
 
88
8. Google (Alphabet)
 
 
84
9. Toshiba
 
 
78
10. Rigetti & Co., Inc.
 
 
56




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Qubit Type
  •  
    1483
    718 Superconductors , 247 General , 206 Optical computing , 100 Spin-Based Qubits , 86 Ion traps , 83 Quantum dots , 43 Topological
  • Human Necessities
  •  
    12
    8 Medicine/Hygiene , 4 Sports; Games; Amusements
  • Performing Operations
  •  
    7
    7 Physical or Chemical Processes or Apparatus in General
  • Chemistry
  •  
    37
    20 Crystal Growth , 8 Organic Chemistry , 7 Inorganic Chemistry , 2 Dyes; Paints
  • Metallurgy
  •  
    3
    3 Alloys
  • Mechanical Engineering
  •  
    2
    2 Engines; Pumps
  • Fixed Constructions
  • 0
  • Physics
  •  
    305
    108 Optics , 94 Measuring; Testing , 70 Information Storage , 8 Control; Regulate , 7 Photography; Cinematography; Holography , 6 Nuclear Physics; Nuclear Engineering , 5 Musical instruments; Acoustics , 3 Information And Communication Technology [Ict] Specially Adapted for Specific Application Fields , 2 Education; Cryptography; Display; Advertising; Seals , 1 Signalling , 1 Checking-Devices
  • Computing
  •  
    1726
    1283 Computational models , 387 Electrical processor , 29 Business methods , 16 Data handling , 8 Optical processor , 3 Image processing
  • Electricity
  •  
    840
    611 Basic Electric Elements , 213 Basic Electronic Circuitry , 16 Other Techniques


    Recent Published Activity in Quantum Computing as of April 13, 2021