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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
 
 
772
2. D-Wave Systems Inc.
 
 
450
3. Microsoft
 
 
260
4. Google (Alphabet)
 
 
177
5. Intel
 
 
155
6. Northrop Grumman
 
 
132
7. Inventor
 
 
95
8. Rigetti
 
 
85
9. Toshiba
 
 
80
10. PsiQuantum
 
 
79




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Qubit Type
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    2860
    1167 Superconductors , 607 Non-Specific , 267 Optical computing , 234 Classical , 181 Quantum Dots , 157 Ion Trap , 155 Spin-Based Qubits , 83 Topological , 9 Other
  • Task
  •  
    3399
    570 Qubit Control , 543 Qubit Creation/Storage , 375 Other Hardware , 341 Other Applications , 339 Circuit , 336 Measurement & Read-Out , 209 Processor , 176 Error Correction , 146 Annealing , 145 Operations , 81 Software , 80 Memory , 35 Cryptography , 23 Manufacturing


    Recent Published Activity in Quantum Computing as of January 18, 2022